- 200h Vinyasa yoga teacher training Berlin with Yoga Alliance certificate
- Extra occupational training spread over 10 weekends from October 2017 till July 2018 in Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg
- Individual support from experienced yoga teachers and specialized lecturers
- From 3100 Euros including a yoga flatrate for the whole duration of the training, different options for payment in installments
- Information events 13th May 2017 and 14th July at KALAA Yoga Berlin, from 3pm
or call us 030 / 21 46 15 29
Profound yoga practice, intense study, personal growth
The KALAA yoga teacher training is set out to qualify proficient and mindful yoga teachers, who are equipped to guide students of all levels through a smart and safe yoga practice in a western context.
The curriculum is designed to build a strong foundation for understanding the holistic system of yoga, including a solid physical practice as well as a diverse overview of yoga philosophy, ethics and lifestyle. Alongside a mayor focus on Asana and teaching practice, the training offers in depth knowledge about all aspects of Vinyasa Krama, emphasizing the integration of the principles of Hatha yoga and applied anatomy and physiology.
The course is suitable for those who want to become yoga teachers and wish to spread the teachings of Vinyasa yoga in a supportive and encouraging manner or for people who intend to deepen their personal yoga practice and take it to a new level.
Throughout the training emphasis will be placed on nourishing the participants’ creativity, self-reflection and the ability to study autonomously. During a period of ten months the trainees will complete ten intensive teacher training weekends with adequate time in between providing the space to digest and process new knowledge. The work with interactive teaching models, guest teachers, mentors, group and self study enables each trainee to gain useful skills, obtain theoretical input and explore methods for personal growth.
In a positive and non-competitive environment the participants will assimilate important guidelines on how to instruct verbally, visually and through hands-on assists and build confidence for teaching along with compassion for future yoga students.
Curriculum of the KALAA Yoga Teacher Training Berlin
Practice: Techniques, Training and Sharing the Teachings of Vinyasa Yoga
- Precise and safe alignment of yoga Asana
- Build and instruct Vinyasa yoga sequences
- Hands-on assists
- Advanced personal yoga practice
- Pranayama and meditation
Yoga Philosophy, Ethics and Lifestyle
- Introduction to traditional yoga texts as well as contemporary yoga literature
- Lectures on yoga philosophy, methods, principles and ethical guidelines for yoga teachers
- Yoga terminology, Sanskrit for yogis
Anatomy and Physiology
- Profound knowledge of the human organism in relation to yoga practice and teaching
- Applied anatomy and anatomy in motion
- Asana breakdown and pose labs: physiological effects, benefits and contraindications
- Methodology, didactics and communication within the yoga context
- Injury prevention, use of props and hands-on adjustments
- Use of voice and language
- Skillful planning, preparing and structuring of Vinyasa yoga classes
Coaching and Teaching Practicum
- Active teaching experience and feedback from mentors
- Class observation and assistance
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KALAA Yoga Teacher Training Testimonials
“I started KALAA’s yoga teacher training program in order to deepen my own yoga practice and learn how to become a yoga teacher. KALAA offered a helpful and supportive environment that was based on a knowledgeable foundation of vinyasa yoga. As a result, my practice has been deeply enriched and become much more well rounded. I appreciated the small class sizes and the guest lecturers. In all, I found that the experience cultivated an nurtured this lifelong process of practicing yoga. I would recommend KALAA’s teacher training program to anyone who is interested in developing their own yoga practice and the tools necessary to becoma a yoga teacher but is not able to dedicate more than one weekend a month to the process.”
Alain, Trainee 2014/2015
“Since forever I wanted to do a yoga teacher training. On the one hand because I strive to deepen my own practice, but also because I wish to share my yoga experience with others through teaching. When KALAA Yoga Berlin told me that they offer a yoga teacher training in Berlin I knew I would have to participate. Enrolling in the yoga teacher training changed my practice. I have a deeper knowledge about the philosophy and what yoga is, aside from Asana and Pranayama. The yoga teacher training also changed me and I found new friends. I can recommend the KALAA yoga teacher training 100 %.”
Eva, Trainee 2014/2015
Faculty at KALAA Yoga Teacher Training
The yoga teacher training is led by KALAA Yoga Berlin founders Manuela Berndt and Stefanie Berndt (E-RYT).
The anatomy and the Sanskrit module are taught by specialized lecturers. International guest teachers will lead individual modules and enrich the practice part.
Manuela Berndt started her yoga practice as a professional dancer and choreographer. She has now built up over ten years of teaching experience and has taught at numerous yoga schools as well as other settings in Berlin and worldwide. In her teaching she promotes Vinyasa Krama as a resourceful yoga system; in the yoga teacher training she moreover focusses on applied anatomy and teaching methodology.
Stefanie Berndt has gained extensive experience within the field of dance and body work. Since her OM Yoga studies with Cyndi Lee/ New York, Stefanie has specialized in Vinyasa yoga and the interweaving of Asana practice with yoga philosophy. Alongside the physical focus in the yoga teacher training, Stefanie delves into the wide field of yogic thinking, holistic approaches as well as yoga anatomy concepts and meditation techniques.
Nina Wehnert accomplished her training at OM Yoga Center New York and has been teaching Vinyasa Yoga since ten years. Her deep interest in anatomy and perception led her to Body-Mind Centering®. She specialized in embodied anatomy and teaches this module at the KALAA yoga teacher training.
Dates for the KALAA Yoga Teacher Training Berlin
Weekend 1 – 14 / 15 October 2017
Weekend 2 – 11 / 12 November 2017
Weekend 3 – 9 / 10 December 2017
Weekend 4 – 13 / 14 January 2018
Weekend 5 – 10 / 11 February 2018
Weekend 6 – 10 / 11 March 2018
Weekend 7 – 7 / 8 April 2018
Weekend 8 – 5 / 6 May 2018
Weekend 9 – 2 / 3 June 2018
Weekend 10 – 30 June / 1 July 2018
Fees at KALAA Yoga Teacher Training Berlin
Option I: Early bird – 3100 Euros
Payable until July 31st 2017
Option II: Payment before the training starts – 3300 Euros
Option III: Payment in 10 instalments of 360 Euros
A Yoga Flatrate at KALAA Yoga Berlin for the complete duration of the teacher training to join most of our regular classes is included in the fees.
Details and further information
Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you are interested and ask for detailed information or a personal talk.
Information events – 13th May and 14th July 2016
Detailed information on contents and structure of the training, meet the faculty.
The meeting is hosted at KALAA Yoga Berlin, Lychener Str. 47, starting at 3pm.
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Book personal information meeting
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