22 - 26 Sept 2019

Teaching Personalized Yoga through Ayurvedic Yoga

With Maria Garre

Awaken new knowledge of traditional asana, pranayama and even namaskar

Are you a yoga teacher that would like to work more personally and intelligently with your clients?
Do you feel at a loss for how to approach or how to modify your approach so it addresses the underlying, real issues people present to you?
Want to learn more about an integrated approach of teaching yoga from an Ayurvedic perspective?

In this course, discover the integrated wisdom of Yoga and Ayurveda, and learn to sharpen your teachings skills so you can deliver thoughtful, one-on-one client sessions.

  • Understand how to create individualized programs and offer a focused approach to private Yoga instruction.
  • Expand your services to personalized private sessions, serve your students so they can use yoga as a part of their own healing pathway.
  • Transform your understanding of spiritual, physical and medical practices to support client goals.

Through this five day advanced Yoga teacher immersion, you will go delve deep into Ayuveda’s doshic wisdom to broaden your understanding of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, Tri-Doshic theory.  Your viewpoint will blossom through a deeper understanding of Ayurveda and awaken new knowledge of traditional asana, pranayama and even namaskar.

Objectives for the training:

  • Integrate Ayurvedic principles to the practice of Yoga
  • Learn and teach doshic Namaskar practices to enliven cueing, hands-on, rhythm and focus while working with student/client
  • Understand the power of organizing a group or private session based upon doshic principles that explore basic anatomy of each dosha
  • Locate, apply, and integrate how sub-doshas and their anatomical counterparts influence yoga sequencing and teaching
  • Enjoy daily morning practices to understand how pranayama and namaskar, asana techniques target sub-dosha of Vata, Pitta, Kapha
  • Learn and practice mudra meditations to harmonize the inner and outer self
  • Leave with an integrated view of how doshic anatomy and yogic practices come together for balanced living

Pre-Requisites for taking this course:

  • 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training Course or active Yoga practitioner of 2+ years
  • Experience teaching Yoga or other modalities highly preferred
  • Basic Ayurvedic foundational knowledge, please if in doubt, or if you need a re-fresher, take this basic online course with Maria before this training starts (we assume you have this basic information). (Unsure? Check the list of topics this course covers)

Contact hours: 35 credit hrs. recognized by Yoga

Dates:  Sun-Thu, 22-26 September 2019
Times:  9.00-17.00
Location: Yoga Moves Utrecht
Price:  €495


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About the teacher

Maria Garre

Maria E Garre, E-RYT 500
Ayurvedic Health Practitioner | Prana Flow® Yoga | Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist

Maria Garre was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and grew up in Frederick, MD, where she completed her undergraduate studies at Hood College in Biology and Eastern Philosophy. After college, Maria continued her education at Hood by completing the graduate program in Biomedical Sciences in addition to working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor with ACE and AFAA certification.

Her passion for fitness led her to purchase the Frederick Fitness Center which she owned and managed for five years. During this time she was introduced to both Yoga and Pilates and began a formal teacher-training program with Janine Galati in both disciplines at Alternative Health and Fitness in Philadelphia. She studied full time for two years in Yoga and Pilates and then pursued a Masters Degree in Education at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia.

Maria has been studying with Shiva Rea since 2000 which led her to coordinate Shiva’s International Yoga Teacher Training Program and served as the Prana Flow Affiliate Certification Coordinator for five years. She has been involved in health, Yoga and Pilates instruction for over 15 years.

In addition to offering teacher training, workshops and retreats world-wide, Maria has completed programs at both the Kripalu School of Ayurveda and the world-renowned Ayurvedic Institute with Dr. Vasant Lad. She has written several articles for local and international publications, including Yoga Journal, Simple Living and Ayurveda Today and has been a featured presenter at Vancouver and Toronto Yoga Conferences.

Maria is dedicated to a life-long study, practice and teaching of both Yoga and Ayurveda. Celebrating over 20 years of study in Medical and Biological Sciences, Philosophy, Ayurveda and Yoga, Maria’s teachings offer a grounded yet transformative approach to living, being, and embodying Yoga. Blending the knowledge she has gathered from her studies with her yearly trips to India, she leads dynamic, liberating classes and trainings that embody the alchemy of all these disciplines and teachings.

She founded the New Mexico School of Yoga where she leads 200-Hour and 300-Hour Yoga Programs specializing in Hatha Yoga, Ayurvedic Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga. Maria also serves as teaching staff for Samudra School of Living Yoga Prana Flow certification programs worldwide.

Maria is a member of Yoga Alliance (YA), National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA), and the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), and Serves on the NAMA Standards Committee for Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Accreditation.



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