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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Scholé is part of a true 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 together 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 lead facilitator is Scholé Founder Micah Scholes, the most experienced yoga teacher trainer in the Utah (and one of the most experienced nationwide). Micah has personally facilitated twenty-three yoga teacher trainings and has over eight thousand hours of teaching experience. The SYU faculty also includes Madison Kyle, Shannon McPhee, Amanda Crittenden, Vanessa Noble, and Jess Ekenstam, each of whom has studied and practiced yoga for many years and many thousands of hours. 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 Apple technology. All of the course textbooks are also digital, and your homework will be assigned and turned in using Apple's own top shelf educational software. For these reasons, each student must have access to an Apple iPad or iPad Mini in order to complete the course. If you do not have a compatible device, we can provide a rental unit upon request.

    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, large 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 methodology will immerse you in the practice of yoga in a way that builds tremendous personal strength and self-confidence. You will build and refine real world skills such as public speaking, giving and receiving feedback, teamwork, and using clear and simple 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.

    COURSE Syllabus

    • The Real History of Yoga
    • All Six Major Types of Yoga
    • Vipassana Meditation
    • Ashtanga Vinyasa
    • Hot Yoga
    • Power Yoga
    • Yin Yoga
    • STRONG
    • DEEP
    • REFRESH
    • INSPIRED
    • 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

    Reading List

    • 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
    • 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, they are better for the environment as well as your learning experience due to the ability to search, index, and notate electronically. Even better, just make sure to complete your registration at least two weeks in advance to get all of your books for free!

    TRAINING SCHEDULE

    The Spring 2018 semester begins on February 24th and ends on May 20th. During this time, we meet as a class every other weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 6:30pm. Students who have religious obligations, pre-planned vacations, or other commitments during training hours can make up missed time in a variety of fun and unique ways.

    During each session, we practice, study, and share with each other in a variety of revolutionary and innovative ways. In addition to the group sessions, each student will be assigned a variety of dynamic and engaging homework assignments to complete during the week according to their own schedule. Every student also has the opportunity to meet weekly with a member of the Scholé Yoga University faculty. This special and intimate opportunity for personal connection ensures that every student completes the training successfully.

    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.

    In addition to Scholé Certification, you will also receive your Yoga Alliance RYT 200 certificate. Yoga Alliance certification is the most respected and recognized yoga registry in the world and is required by virtually all employers and insurance agencies worldwide.

    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 extremely 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 amazing new opportunities worldwide.

    TUITION AND BENEFITS

    SYTT course tuition is $2195 and includes your course manual, a three month unlimited membership at Scholé Yoga, and exclusive discounts on everything from Scholé apparel to workshops and private lessons. As a special bonus, be sure to complete your tuition payment sixty days or more in advance to receive a $300 early bird discount as well as all of your textbooks for free! Please note that if you miss the early bird deadline, you can still get all of your textbooks for free by completing your tuition payment at least thirty days in advance. We also offer a six month, no interest, no payment financing option to all students (financial aid applications will be covered during your application interview). Should your plans change, please note that all tuition minus a $108 enrollment fee is completely refundable until the first day of class.

    REGISTRATION

    Click “Apply Now” to begin the enrollment 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 twelve students in order to keep the teacher to student ratio low and ensure a world class educational experience. As a result, these courses usually sell out in advance. Apply today to reserve your seat and begin your journey!