Yoga ah! Blog
Thanks for checking out the Yoga ah blog. If you go back in time you will see some amazing write ups about yoga and get a feel for some of what we do. Yoga ah is part of an international web of Rocket Vinyasa training's that take place all over the world from England to our latest Rocket retreat in Costa Rica this May. We have a website dedacated to the international trainings at www.rocketgirl.yoga Rocket Girl also offers free downloads so you can take your practice with you anywhere you go!
Some of the biggest news we have is that our summer intensitves are coming up! Yoga ah will offer 200 hours in Ashtanga the Rocket system developed by Larry Schultz in June followed by a 5 day Advance Rocket training in July. Both trainings combined offer 260 hours and we are offering a specail tuition for both!!
Other big news is that this is our 10 year anniversary year and we as a yoga school have been watching some of you get stronger and stronger on and off the mat. We now have a pretty solid yoga community the practices and plays together. From politacal meetings at peoples homes to grabing a coffee after practice. Yoga ah has also watched the neighborhood of Northside grow and expand! It's been a great 10 years and here is to 10 more. We can only imagine what will happen next. Remembering the words of the great Larry Schultz, "don't blink" we don't want to miss anything!!
Yoga ah weekend training is a chance to immerse yourself in yoga training over the course of 8 weekend and 4 months. Teacher Training can be a very magical time all you have to do is begin!! Every weekend we meet at the same time.
5:30 Yoga Practice
7:00pm - 7:30 Q and A
9:00am Yoga Practice
10:30am assist in a beginners Ashtanga class
11:30 - 12:30 beak
12:30 - 4:00 Training Circle
8:30 am open practice with fellow trainers
10:30am assist in Modified Ashtanga class
11:30am - 1:00pm Break and Journal
1:00pm - 4:00pm Training Circle
October 13th, 14th,15th
October 20th, 21st, 22nd
November 3rd, 4th, 5th
December 16th special workshop!!TBA
January 5th, 6th, 7th
January 19th,20th, 21st
February 2nd, 3rd, 4th GRADUATION!!
Yoga ah 200 hour training is the foundation for more advanced teachers training offered in our Rocket 500 hour program. Yoga ah is one of the only schools in the country that offers a beginners to advanced training in the Rocket developed by the late Larry Schultz.
Larry, created a system of practice based on a 6 day per week practice schedule that targets different body parts through out the week. This was the inspiration for what Larry would fondly call it "the system". The Rocket is part of a system that offers a wholistic approach to practicing Ashtanga and vinyasa yoga.
Yoga ah offers "the system", in Yoga ah teachers training you will study "the system". One of the first routines that you will study is called MDR or Minimum Daily Requirements which consists of sun salutations from Ashtanga yoga and meditation practice. You will be encouraged to begin a home practice. Then you will begin studying Primary series from Ashtanga yoga, from studying Primary Series you will learn to instruct a modified version that consists of 34 poses. As part of the system you will also learn Bottle Rocket sequencing which is the foundation for Rocket sequences.
Our teachers training will give you the tools to develop a stronger home practice as well give you different routines that you will be able to teach after graduation.
Wow what a year 2016 was! Do you know that Yoga ah will be going into thier 10th year practice and facilatating Rocket and Ashtanga Vinyasa classes in a community setting. Now that is a lot of sun saluatations. This Spring 2017 we are very excited to announce our Spring 8 weekend training. This training will give you a good foundation to insturct a wide range of classes as well as introduce you to the more spiritual aspects of yoga, with the study of the yoga sutras. We are hoping that all the wonderful past graduates will make an appeareance to share thier insites and wisdom.
Yoga ah training is inspired bt the great Larry Schultz aka the yoga man whom developed the Rocket system of weekly practice.You will learn a "system" of routines as well as an oppurtunity to develop and find your voice as an instructor. You will also learn the basics of alignment and "two finger" gentle adjustments.
As we celebrate 10 years of practice this year we want to share the genoristy of yoga and have discounted our training tuition to 1800.00 if paid by March 1st!!
See You on the mat:)
What makes Yoga ah training different than other trainings?
The number one answer is experience. Yoga ah has been offering yoga teachers training for 9 years. During these 9 years we have graduated 100's of students. In the beginning of the training you will learn the history of Ashtanga yoga and the foundation for creating a script. During our training you will be studying specific sequences based in Ashtanga yoga. We will help you develop a personal practice as well as a strong teaching voice.
After training you will have all the tools you need to instruct a wide range of classes from beginners to move advanced.
Other trainings may be recognized by Yoga Alliance as are we but this does not reflect the experience of the studio hosting the training.
We have dropped the price to 2100.00 until September 15th and after that the full price is 2400.00 payment plans are available.
Please email us with your questions. Taking yoga training can be a life changing experience!! Come see for yourself.
Larry was an American yoga instructor. He studied traditional Ashtanga yoga with Pattabi Jois for a number of years and then began instructing in Austin TX and and after that in San Francisco.
He was one of the first yoga instructors to develop a yoga teacher training program and 100’s of yogis traveled to San Francisco every year to learn “the system” as Larry fondly called it.
Larry developed more beginner routines called the MDR or Minimum Daily Requirements and MPS or Modified Primary Series to make Ashtanga yoga suitable to the masses. Later he developed the Rocket while on tour with the Grateful Dead as there private yoga instructor. Named by Bobby Wier the sequences are known to help you progress your practice at a faster rate. Larry taught up into the time of him leaving his body in 2011. Today his most dedicated students continue his teachings.