David Nichtern: a senior meditation teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. David has been the Director of Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont, Director of Buddhist Studies and Practice at OM Yoga Center and Director of Expansion for Shambhala Training Int’l.
Johnny Gillespie: CSCS, NSCA-CPT, E-RYT is a revolutionary teacher of human movement. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is an ERYT through Yoga Alliance.
Shawn Shaw: The owner and Director of Metrowest Yoga in Westboro and Worcester. She has practiced yoga for over 30 years, but has studied extensively over the last 14 years and holds the highest certification awarded by Yoga Alliance (ERYT 500)
A total of 270 contact hours must be completed by attending all required modules and any chosen elective modules
Complete 30 hours of non contact hours that include homework, practicum, volunteering, workshops and classes not included in 270 hours
Develop and Offer a workshop to other teacher trainees (topic to be approved by Director)
Participate in teaching practicums and exercises
Attend 10 and observe 5 Metrowest Yoga Flow® classes taught by approved teachers
Finish all Homework Assignments and Journaling as assigned
Complete all written assessments and final exam
Elective modules must be approved and can be discussed with the director Shawn Shaw. The intention is that students use the electives to develop a specialty or choose a facet of yoga to further pursue. Modules can be completed at MetrowestYoga through the Continued Education courses and or workshops, or at an approved studio/center. A total of 60 elective hours are required.
Retreats offered with Shawn Shaw
Continued Education courses offered at Metrowest Yoga
Beginners Course with Shawn Shaw
Approved workshops offered at Metrowest Yoga
The following is a list of required materials necessary to complete Om Work and assignments. In addition there may be other reading materials that are necessary as suggested by the Faculty.
A Path with Heart by Jack Kornfield
Light on Pranayama by BKS Iyengar
Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar
Atlas of Human Anatomy 6th edition
B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health
All requirements must be completed for certification within18 months. Extensions may be granted by the Director Shawn Shaw and additional fees may be incurred.
200 hour RYT (program hours total 300 to bridge the 200)
Friday’s 4pm – 9pm
Saturday’s and Sunday’s 9am-5pm
Course Fee: $3500* – Check out EARLY REGISTRATION + FULL PAY discounts below.
OPTION I: $3300: Pay in full by August 31, 2016 (Save $200)
OPTION II: $3400: Early Registration Discount Rate. ($100 discount) Pay the $400 deposit only by August 31, 2016, with a payment plan of $300/month for 10 consecutive months
OPTION III: $3500: Pay the $500 deposit, with a payment plan of 10 consecutive monthly installments of $300
Full deposit payment of $500 is needed to secure your placement. This payment is non-refundable.
This fee does not include the additional required reading list materials or electives
NOTE: program hours total 300 to bridge the 200
10% discount offered on 10 class passes
15% discount on Continued Education courses, workshops and electives offered at Metrowest Yoga