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LEVEL 2: ROCKET ADVANCED YOGA TEACHER TRAINING, 300 Hours

Level 2 consists of three sessions of training: Rocket 1 (75 hours), Rocket 2 (75 hours) and Rocket 3 (150 hours)

intensivestarNOW REGISTERING  5 DAY INTENSIVE, 75-hours 
NOV 15–19, 2019 Continuing education for current yoga instructors

Tuition $700.  
Prior experience teaching is recommended to attend a 5-Day Rocket Yoga Intensive. Acceptance to this training is on an individual basis. For questions or to register, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Physical Components

  • Daily lead practice of Rocket 1, 2 and 3
  • Learn a basic Bottle Rocket for beginners
  • Sanskrit
  • Arm balances
  • Handstands, * elbow stand, *scorpion, *side crow, *crow, eight crooked limbs
  • Backbends
  • Wheel, one leg lifted wheel, camel, head on floor in back bend, kick overs
  • Twists
  • Abdominal strength exercises

Learn Rocket Vinyasa Sequences

  • Bottle Rocket for beginners
  • Rocket 1, 2, 3 for advanced
  • Advanced sequencing around the joints of the body
  • Arm balance transitions, jumping into yoga push up and jumping into poses
  • Improve timing and tempo of practice
  • Strength and cross-training bootcamps
  • Deep stretching
  • Handstand training exercises
  • Learn how to assist/spot handstands, inversions, arm balance and backbends
  • Learn the art of flying
  • Fine tune your Rocket instructing and practice

Mental Components

  • Review of Its Yoga/Yoga ah philosophy developed by Larry Schultz
  • Develop more focus
  • Strengthen mind
  • Mind body journaling
  • Study the Rocket 6 day per week sequences and philosophy

Spiritual Components

  • Practice self study
  • Open the way to become a teacher of teachers
  • Awaken spiritual fire
  • Yoga Sutras
  • Tune up intuition
  • Learning “The System”
  • History of the Rocket
  • 6 day a week practice schedule
  • Larry Schultz Philosophy
  • Pacing and tempo

Learning the Mechanics of Flight

  • weight transfer into the hands
  • floating back and forth in the Sun Salutations
  • jump backs from seated postures
  • inversions and handstands from standing postures
  • arm balances and inversions from seated positions
  • creating fluid movement throughout your practice
  • floating with control vs. ballistics

Keeping a practice log to record hours 


Often people walk into It’s Yoga with worry, stress and tiredness written all over their faces but when they leave, they show the effects of Ashtanga Yoga: they feel better and look better, lighter, freer, more relaxed and energized. This is why to me, teaching Ashtanga Yoga is a kind of self-realization; every time I lead class I, as a teacher, grow and express the insights of my own yoga. I see people take in the practice from various angles and develop, change and transcend their limitations, realize their possibilities.

In Memoriam: Larry Schultz, YogaDragonden (1950-2011)

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