300h KALAA Yoga Teacher Training – Advanced Vinyasa and Restorative Practices

  • KALAA Yoga Registry Mark300h Advanced yoga teacher training Berlin with Yoga Alliance certificate
  • 12 intensive training weekends from November 2020 till December 2021 in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg
  • International faculty, course languages: German and English
  • Access to KALAA yoga classes and online ressources during training peroid
  • Payment in installments possible
  • Early bird rate to 31st July 2020
  • Information events on 13th June and 29th August 2020, 3.30-4.30pm as Zoom meetings

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300h KALAA Yoga Teacher Training –
Advanced Vinyasa and Restorative Practices

300h KALAA Vinyasa AusbildungThe 300-hours teacher training unites the KALAA Yoga Berlin faculty with a team of excellent international lecturers and emphasizes the following aspects

Deepen – Expand – Specialize – Nurture

  • Deepen the connection with the Vinyasa Krama method
  • Expand the scope of gentle and holistic yoga techniques to create a balance to the dynamic practice
  • Specialize your personal teaching practice
  • Nurture and strengthen your body, mind and heart for the yoga teacher activity

The training addresses yoga practitioners who wish to take their practice to a new level. With fresh impulses and profound input we would like to inspire established teachers as well as accompany the process of more recent graduates. The requirement for participation is an accomplished 200-hours training in Vinyasa yoga or any other yoga method.

The curriculum is geared towards refining and expanding the already learned techniques, cultivate an advanced practice and deepen the knowledge about yoga philosophy and anatomy.

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Structure of the 300-hours KALAA Yoga Teacher Training

We put great emphasis on continuous learning and practice as a working method for profound development. During a period of thirteen months, the trainees will complete twelve intensive teacher training weekends (Friday-Sunday) and practice regularly at KALAA Yoga Berlin as well as use our online resources.

The 300-hours teacher training is conducted by KALAA Yoga founders Stefanie Berndt and Manuela Berndt in collaboration with Mary McDermott, Marie Hallager Andersen and Alan O’Leary as well as other international guest teachers. The working languages are German and English.

After the theoretical and practical exams, the training is completed with the Yoga Alliance 300-hours certificate. Added to the previously accomplished 200-hours training, the trainees will have accumulated 500 training hours in total. This enables yoga teachers to change to the experienced status with Yoga Alliance (500h E-RYT) as well as offer courses certified by Zentrale Prüfstelle der Krankenkassen in Germany. This will facilitate further teaching opportunities in yoga studios and gyms as well as other organizations and institutions.

Curriculum of the 300h KALAA Yoga Teacher Training Berlin

300h KALAA Vinyas AusbildungDeepen the connection with the Vinyasa Krama method

-> Grow the understanding of Vinyasa yoga in theory and practice and be able to place Vinyasa yoga in historical and modern contexts.

-> Internalize and embody the integration of movement and breath during yoga class, both as a teacher as well as a practitioner.

-> Elevate spatial awareness, mindfulness as well as the physical and mental potential as a Vinyasa yoga teacher.

Refine and advance teaching methodology   

-> Achieve a high level of expertise regarding contents, class structure, sequencing, cueing, pacing, Sanskrit terminology and overall communication with yoga students.

-> Build well-rounded yoga classes for a variety of settings and students.

-> Solidify knowledge of appropriate alignment, assists and instructions.

-> Bring attention to more subtle guidance and atmosphere as well as injury prevention.

-> Refine teaching skills with enhanced anatomical knowledge, philosophical insights and comprehensive didactics.

-> Lift the level of creativity and resourcefulness to design and teach themed yoga classes, private tuition and workshops.

Immerse in holistic aspects of yoga practice and teaching

-> Comprehend and share yoga as a holistic system.

-> Deepen the relationship with meditation practice and integrate a variety of breathing techniques, concentration, Mudra and Mantra, acknowledging yogic concepts and understandings of the brain and mind.

-> Cultivate teaching Pranayama and meditation techniques and become more confident and qualified to make them part of all yoga classes.

-> Grasp a variety of Kriya techniques from the traditional Hatha yoga method.

Broaden the scope of gentle techniques and methods to make yoga more accessible

-> Integrate more layers and elements into teaching, incorporate relaxing and regenerating aspects of yoga practice and enrich variety and teaching offerings.

-> Immerse in a wide range of restorative practices, concepts and approaches. Particular emphasis will be placed on Somatic Yoga.

-> Amplify the conception and implantation of yoga tuition and make yoga accessible for people with different physical constitutions, backgrounds and needs.

-> Yoga tuition as personal training and within corporate health management programs.

Nurture the body and mind of experienced yoga teachers: matured practice, feedback, exchange, network

-> Keep the personal yoga practice ongoing, fresh and evolving. Learn about addressing specific practice needs of professional yoga teachers. Work towards an advanced Asana practice as well as solid understanding of meditation and Pranayama techniques as a base for advanced teaching.

-> Step up the level of self-practice and learn to translate elements from personal practice into sequences that are suitable for teaching.

-> Thoroughly analyze and reflect the current teaching practice and evolve approaches, methods and structures of yoga tuition with the help of experienced teachers.

-> Exchange and discuss challenging situations or issues that may arise in the yoga teaching context.

-> Build a professional network and peer support for further growth.

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Faculty of the 300h KALAA Yoga Teacher Training Berlin

Stefanie Berndt KALAA Yoga BerlinStefanie Berndt has gained extensive experience within the field of dance and body work. Since her studies with Cyndi Lee/OM Yoga and ISHTA Yoga, Stefanie has specialized in Vinyasa yoga and the interweaving of Asana practice with yoga philosophy. As a teacher and practitioner she also embraces Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Pranayama.
Alongside teaching advanced techniques, Stefanie delves into the wide field of yogic thinking, holistic approaches as well as yoga anatomy concepts and meditation.

Manuela Berndt KALAA Yoga BerlinManuela Berndt started her yoga practice as a professional dancer and choreographer. She has now built up over fifteen years of teaching experience and has taught at numerous yoga schools as well as other settings in Berlin and around the world.

In her teaching she promotes Vinyasa Krama as a resourceful yoga system; in the yoga teacher training she moreover focuses on applied anatomy and teaching methodology.

Mary McDermott KALAA Yoga BerlinMary McDermott  shares her profound knowledge and experience with yoga students all over the world. She has trained with Tias Little (Prajna Yoga) and is a qualified Thai yoga massage therapist and life coach. Her main emphasis is Somatic Yoga – a physically stimulating and anatomically rooted movement technique.
During the 300-hours teacher training she will combine this thorough body work with other holistic methods and inspire teachers with insights into her longstanding practice.

Alan&Marie KALAA Yoga BerlinMarie Hallager Andersen & Alan O’Leary

Marie is a professional dancer, artist and yoga teacher. She has accomplished 4 years of training and guidance from the esteemed Ashtanga Yoga teacher Joey Miles in Leeds. In her yoga and teaching practice she is not dogmatic and enjoys spreading into Yin Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Vinyasa Flow. Since 2008, she has shared her knowledge and taught both beginners and practitioners. Her yoga teaching has been greatly influenced by her dance improvisation practice and other somatic practices such as Feldenkrais and Skinner Releasing technique. Marie is also a certified life coach and facilitator in Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process, which forms part of her work.

Alan O’Leary is Professor of Film and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds.   He has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga for twenty years and trained as a teacher with Brian Cooper of Union Yoga. He has studied with many respected teachers, including Lino Miele, Hamish Hendry and for several years with Joey Miles. He visited Mysore in 2003 to study at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute.
Alan believes that a practice should be for life and so that an individual’s practice has to evolve with age and as life circumstances change. He prefers to teach self-practice because it empowers the practitioner, ideally making them their own best teacher. He teaches with an attention to technical detail but with an equal attention to joy!

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Dates of the 300h KALAA Yoga Teacher Training Berlin

Weekend 1: 06. – 08. November 2020
Weekend 2: 04. – 06. December 2020
Weekend 3: 15. – 17. January 2021
Weekend 4: 26. – 28. February 2021
Weekend 5: 26. – 28. March 2021
Weekend 6: 23. – 25. April 2021
Weekend 7: 28. – 30. May 2021
Weekend 8: 18. – 20. June 2021
Weekend 9: 24. – 26. September 2021
Weekend 10: 22. – 24. October 2021
Weekend 11: 19. – 21. November 2021
Weekend 12: 10. – 12. December 2021

Fees of the 300h KALAA Yoga Teacher Training Berlin

Option I: Early bird – 3900 Euros
Payable until July 31st 2020.
Option II: Payment until 16th October 2020 – 4200 Euros
Option III: Payment in 5 instalments of 900 Euros

Access to KALAA yoga classes and online resources throughout the complete duration of the teacher training is included in the fees.

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Information Events

  • June 13th 2020, 3.30-4.30 pm
  • August 29th 2020, 3.30-4.30pm

During the information events we provide detailed information on contents and structure of the training and you meet the faculty. There will be time for talks and questions.
This year the events will take place as Zoom Online meetings, we will send you the link for joining the meeting on that day. Please send us an Email to register.

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