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Scholé is part of a real living lineage of yoga that goes back more than 5,000 years. From this foundation, we share the practice and study of classical Raja and Vipassana meditation, as well as Ashtanga Vinyasa and its evolution over time into the various schools of Hot Yoga, Power Yoga, and Yin Yoga. We also emphasize and explore a contemporary understanding of human anatomy and physiology, as well as aspects of strength training, pilates, dance, martial arts and other systems of movement. Ultimately, we show you how to combine all of these teachings into the practice of Scholé, the organic outgrowth and next step in the yoga tradition.
A HIGH STANDARD FOR EXCELLENCE
Scholé Yoga Teacher Trainings are among the most academically comprehensive and robust yoga certification courses in the world. Our curriculum was developed by our founder Micah Scholes, the most experienced yoga teacher trainer in Utah (and one of the most experienced worldwide). Micah has personally facilitated twenty-nine yoga teacher trainings and has over ten thousand hours of teaching experience. He and his senior students guide the trainings, all of whom have studied and practiced yoga for many years and many thousands of hours, and have extensive experience in mentoring and training teachers who now lead inspiring yoga experiences at our studios and around the world. As a result, the rewards and esteem for completion of our program are highly desired and respected worldwide.
Our high standard of excellence is present in every aspect of the course, beginning with the manual itself. The SYTT course manual is included in the cost of your tuition and features a wide variety of digital, highly interactive content built using proprietary technology. All of the course textbooks are also digital and your homework will be assigned and turned in using top-shelf educational software.
DEEP PERSONAL PROGRESSION
You will experience dramatic personal growth as a result of attending this course, and will also gain the ability to lead effective and engaging yoga classes in a variety of styles and formats. Previous graduates also report experiencing incredible weight loss, significant increases in strength, flexibility, and mental cognition, as well as dramatic positive shifts in their relationship with themselves and others.
NOT JUST FOR TEACHERS
When you study something that you plan to share in some way, you absorb it on a much deeper level. In each session, we will practice yoga together, participate in discourses on yoga philosophy and various teaching methodologies, as well as enjoy group exercises and practical teaching. Our interactive and refined educational methods will immerse you in the practice of yoga in a way that builds tremendous personal strength and self-confidence. You will develop and refine real-world skills such as public speaking, giving and receiving feedback, teamwork, and using clear and straightforward directions. At the end of the course, you will have a stronger, more flexible body and a calmer, clearer mind, as well as the skill set and resources to achieve every goal and objective.
The Real History of Yoga
All Six Major Types of Yoga
How to Properly DJ an incredible Yoga Experience
Ayurveda and Mindful Consumption
Yoga Anatomy and Physiology
Finding Your Voice as a Teacher
Giving and Receiving Feedback
Creating Yoga Sequences
Safe and Effective Postural Alignment
The Art of Assisting
Using Music and Silence
How to Practice Deeper Levels of Listening
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Gunaratana
The Power of Ashtanga Yoga by Kino MacGregor
Eat, Taste, Heal by Thomas Yarema
Yin Yoga: Principles + Practices by Paul Grilley
Anatomy for Yoga with Paul Grilley (DVD)
The Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long
Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankel
Hatha Yoga Pradapika by Svami Svamarama
The Yoga Sutras by Patanjali
Yoga Resource Practice Manual with Darren Rhodes
We recommend that you purchase digital copies of all course textbooks through the Apple iBooks store. These digital editions are not only less expensive than paper copies, but they are also better for the environment as well as your learning experience due to the ability to search, index, and notate electronically.
SYTT begins at time of enrollment and takes three and a half months to complete. The dates, times, and locations for the Summer 2019 semester will be announced later this year. To be among the first to know, please make sure to follow the official Scholé Yoga accounts on Instagram and Facebook.
CERTIFICATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Upon completion of the course, you will become a “Level Two Scholé Yoga Certified Teacher,” a high distinction that carries considerable esteem at yoga studios, gyms, and fitness facilities worldwide. You will be authorized to offer official Scholé Yoga Experiences and eligible for free job placement and career counseling services through the SYU Office of Professional Development.
Even better, unlike most yoga certification programs that are created and taught by one or two people at a single studio, Scholé Certification Courses are the product of decades of study, peer review, and refinement. As a result, they are well known for consistently producing extraordinarily gifted and professional teachers. As a result, being “Scholé Certified” means a great deal more than just being “yoga certified,” and will open doors and create fantastic new opportunities worldwide.
TUITION AND BENEFITS
SYTT course tuition is $2195 and includes your course manual, a four-month unlimited membership at Scholé Yoga, and exclusive discounts on everything from Scholé apparel to workshops and private lessons.
We believe that everyone deserves this kind of incredible opportunity, regardless of his or her financial or economic situation. As such, we offer a six month, no interest, no payment financing option to all students. We will discuss financial aid specifics and application process during the application interview.
Once an enrollment period has opened, you can click “Apply Now” below this text to begin the admission process. After you register online, a member of the SYU Admissions team will contact you within three business days to schedule your application interview. Please note that we reserve the right to admit or deny each applicant at our sole discretion.
The enrollment size of this class is limited to just fourteen students to keep the teacher to student ratio low and ensure a world-class educational experience. As a result, this course usually sells out in advance. Apply early to reserve your seat and begin your journey!