comes to life with this energetic fusion of flowing Hatha yoga and dance.
Using moves from martial arts, belly dance, African dance, and modern
dance, we dance our way into and out of yoga poses in this playful lively
class. You get cardiovascular benefits plus strength and flexibility
while exploring your own unique creativity.
Teacher Training Description: Invigorate
your classes with this creative fusion of yoga and dance: cardiovascular,
strength and flexibility in one class. Learn moves from international
dance forms to dance your way in and out of numerous yoga poses. See more
about this class including video clips.
Training Format: Shake Rattle & Pose: Create Your
Own Class is now available as an 8-hour teacher training workshop,
worth 6.75 AFAA credits
and .8 ACE credits. The 8-hour teaches numerous movement styles teachers
can use to develop their own class. Choreography drills, game creation,
background on movement styles, and other teacher development tools
are offered in this program.
Teacher Training Objectives:
- Students will better understand the muscles and joints
involved with more than 25 yoga poses by developing dynamic preparatory
- Students will learn creative ways to incorporate new
movement flows into their traditional yoga classes and how to develop
creative warm-up and cool-down routines for their traditional
group fitness classes
- Students will learn choreography skills to develop
their own well-balanced total body fitness yoga dance fusion class
- Students will learn the origins of various dance forms and resources
to explore those more in depth
- Students will improve their cueing and choreography skills through
group work and peer reviews
What you get: This workshop includes great handouts
on all of the dance and pose modules we cover, including origins and
lineage of the dance forms, and modifications/contraindications for the
various poses. You will learn more than 30 modules you can use to incorporate
class. The workshop also covers choreography, creating games and play,
a background on the various movement styles used, and team-teaching and
peer-review opportunities. This workshop prepares existing teachers to
teach a yoga dance fusion class. In addition, we videotape the
practical class portion of each workshop and
you a DVD
review. Finally, we are offering an additional
certifying people in Shake Rattle & Pose.
Kimberlee is planning a training for this fall in Missoula, and possibly
elsewhere. Be notified of our next training by joining our mailing
list, or contact Kimberlee at DoYoga@8thElementYoga.com to
present this training at your facility.
Continuing education credits and certifications: This
workshop is worth:
- .8 ACE Continuing Education Credits
- 6.5 AFAA Continuing Education Credits
A certification option is available for existing registered yoga teachers or
fitness teachers certified through ACE or AFAA. Certification involves submitting
a written exam and a demonstration DVD by mail after the class has completed.
The certification processing fee is $25 and you will be listed as a certified
teacher on 8th Element Yoga. A separate licensing fee to call your class Shake
Rattle & Pose is also available to certified teachers.
Workshop audience: This workshop is great for
current yoga teachers, however, it's wonderful for yoga practitioners
and dancers to also expand their horizons. The certification option is
only available to either yoga teachers registered with the Yoga Alliance,
or group fitness instructors certified by ACE, AFAA or NCSM, however
the workshop is open to all.
Workshop policy: If you register
for a workshop and find out that you cannot attend yourself, you are
spot to someone else. Just let us know by E-mail or phone 48-hours in
advance of the workshop who will be your replacement and we will honor
your registration for them.
Note that Shake Rattle & Pose is a registered trademark, this workshop
teaches you the fundamentals so you can utilize this creativity in your
own classes. If you wish you to call your class Shake Rattle & Pose,
you must complete the certification policy and license agreement.
Retreat planning: Kimberlee is considering offering
a Shake Rattle & Pose Yoga Dance Fusion retreat. If you
are interested, please help out by indiciating
your preferences in this quick survey. Thank you. Stay tuned with our mailing
list, or contact her at DoYoga@8thElementYoga.com.
Just when you thought you knew yoga, you discover a whole
new way to experience it.