Aerial Yoga Teacher Training

Join CircAsana this summer 2018 for a fun (and affordable!) Aerial Yoga Teacher Training and get certified to teach aerial yoga. This is for people of all levels and backgrounds, and will teach student to fuse the inherent qualities of yoga (flexibility training, asanas and breath work) with those of aerials arts (performance, body awareness, core fitness). Your certification will provide you with the ability and knowledge to design multi-level classes and to guide poses and sequences within the aerial hammock The certification is recognized by the Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Board and is taught by a world-class aerial artist and yogi, Saffron Van Rossem.

CircAsana, experts in their mission of assimilating aerial and yoga arts, have developed an acclaimed Aerial Yoga Teacher Certification, which offers 30 hours of dynamic exercises to "aerialize" your yoga practices -hatha, vinyasa, lyengar, yin- adapted to suspended and inverted postures.

Aerial arts, like yoga arts, is booming in popularity. CirQus is hosting CircAsana's teacher training at an affordable price -899$- in an effort to promote the development of a certified work force, therefore ensuring safe training to the ever-increasing student base.

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Montreal Aerial YTT  @ MAA Club Sportif

July 6 (6pm-9pm), July 7 (9am-4pm) and July 8 (9am-4pm) 
July 13 (6pm-9pm), 14 (9am-4pm) and July 15 (9am-4pm)
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The CircAsana Aerial Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive, immersive, 6-day (30 hours) program specifically designed for yoga practitioners and aerialists.  It is led by Saffron Van Rossem, a registered yoga teacher, practiced aerial yoga trainer and a distinguished aerial teacher and acrobatics performer. Saffron's teaching style has been described as innovative and charismatic due to her use of a wide variety of disciplines and passions integrated within her training program including fear reduction techniques for aerial arts, positive psychology & neuroscience  and creative leadership in lesson planning. 

Note:  background in movement or yoga is recommended. 

What is CircAsana Aerial Yoga?

CircAsana a fun blend of acrobatic and aerial conditioning, vinyasa yoga and restorative therapeutics. It combines traditional yoga poses, pilates and dance with the use of two main props: an aerial hammock and gravity. Yoga in the silks can increase body awareness through the use of inversions: the practitioner explores grace, flexibility and mindfulness while upside down, learning to expand the body without compressing the joints and spine. 

Aerial yoga develops sustainable strength & core while increasing flexibility of body and mind. Fear and danger can be triggers for reaction within the aerial practice.  Beyond proper placement, cueing and body awareness, CircAsana teaches fear-reduction and confidence-building techniques through the use of positive psychology and neuroscience. These are used to prepare the aerial yogi to safely execute sequences and 'drops' and teach teachers how to do the same to ensure the safety of their own students base.  A special component of CircAsana yoga is the creative exploration process which teaching future teachers to design original routines and lesson plans. 


Topics Included

Topics include (but are not limited to): Warm-ups, Conditioning, Inversions, Aerial "Flips & Tricks",  Alignment & Anatomy, Teaching Tips,  Safety and Spotting, Lesson Planning & Design, Philosophy & Neuroscience, Aerial Yoga and Business, Leisure Therapy & Positive Psychology (Emotional healing & Confidence building), Creative Sequencing and (basic) Performance Design, Rigging & Maintenance of the Aerial Hammock

A word from Saffron:

""The acrobatic and aerial conditioning component focuses on the development of functional strength, through connected-upside-down-ness, safe flight and other creative, playful activity.  Classes incorporate pulling strength, pushing strength, core strength and active flexibility, leaving you balanced, with a happy core, and ready for any physical challenge. Join us for a week of challenge and fun"

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