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It is a Yoga Alliance Requirement that in order to maintain your status as a registered yoga teacher, you are required to do a minimum of 30 Continuing Education hours every three years. These courses were created to help you refine your teaching skills and to support you in your development as an inspiring yoga teacher. Please note that our Yoga Retreats count as Continuing Education credits. All of our Continuing Education programs qualify as electives in our Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Program.
Our Continuing Education modules cover all aspects of yoga from philosophy to advanced asana. Refine your teaching skills, and develop a creative edge for your own practice and your students. Master teachers from around the globe like Seane Corn, Rod Stryker, Sianna Sherman, Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa, Shiva Rea, Max Strom, Janet Stone, Mark Whitwell, Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa, Dharma Mittra, Bernie Clark, Michael Stone, Rolf Gates, Twee Merrigan, and many more are included in our Semperviva Yoga programs to bring you fresh inspiration and in-depth learning.
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Known for his unique insight and knowledge of the human experience, Max Strom’s teacher training intensives are designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of his unique methods of teaching personal transformation, using mental, emotional, and physical practices.
Max Strom is known for inspiring and impacting the lives of his students and has become one of the most respected teachers of personal transformation and yoga worldwide.
Practice with Master Teacher Rod Stryker, widely respected as one of the country’s leading authorities on the ancient traditions of yoga, tantra, and meditation.
Monday-Friday: 7:00am-4:00pm at Sea Studio
Saturdays: 11:45am-4:15pm at Kits Beach Studio
Sundays: 12:30pm-5:30pm at Sea Studio
(Exact times and locations may vary slightly. Please check your course schedule which you will receive prior to commencement of the training.)
This Vinyasa Yoga course is designed for Yoga Teachers wanting to incorporate Vinyasa Flow Yoga into their teaching style and for anyone wanting to deepen their knowledge of Vinyasa Yoga.
A structured yet highly organic and interactive exploration of the realities of being a working yoga teacher.
Kundalini yoga is the yoga of Self Mastery. It is a powerful science that creates dramatic, immediate changes in your life. Discover the tools of Self Mastery and learn how to teach them to others.
$25 Suggested donation for Friday night lecture $225.00 + GST for Saturday and Sunday, or $120.00 + GST per day Saturday/Sunday
Stabilizing Our Cluttered Minds in the Internet Age Friday, January 29th, 7:30pm-9:30pm at Kits Beach Studio. By donation. The Internet […]
Shoulder and Hip Flexor Opening – The Key To Pain Free Backbends Saturday, February 6th, 1:30pm-4:00pm Many of us can […]
Course Overview The Yin Yoga Teacher Training Program will provide: Knowledge of the Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga Understanding […]
You often hear that the term ‘Yoga’ is so much more than the poses we see on magazine covers. Truth […]
A four month training with Michael Stone for delivering mindfulness meditation practice in community, in groups, and in educational settings.
Join Rolf for a dynamic weekend of asana, meditation, pranayama and lecture/discussion as we explore the complimentary practices of effortless creation and effortless present moment awareness in our lives.
For yoga teachers who are hungry to expand their skill set with knowledge and tools specifically for supporting and empowering mamas and babes.
This training provides in-depth integration of pain science, innovative pain self-management techniques, yoga philosophy and yoga practices.
Discover the fine art and science of teaching yoga to children.
Discover the fine art and science of teaching yoga to children. Module 2 – covers ages 11-15, family yoga, and teaching advanced poses.
Spiritual Practices to Light up the Temple Friday, April 1st, 1:00pm-4:00pm All Levels; 3 Hours Spiritual traditions emphasize the power […]
Restorative Yoga Teacher Training is both for Yoga Teachers with their 200 hour certification working towards their AYTT (500 hour certificate), and anyone wanting to incorporate restorative practices into their work or personal lives.
all other individual workshops
Kino MacGregor is one of a select group of people to receive the Certification to teach Ashtanga Yoga by its founder Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. The youngest woman to hold this title, she has completed the challenging Third Series and is now learning the Fourth Series. Kino spent seven years working with her true teacher, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (“Guruji”), on her frequent trips to India.
Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Tianne Allan is for anyone wanting to incorporate restorative practices into their work or personal lives.
Physically assisting is a creative, supportive partnership between teacher and student. When applied safely, assisting can create advancement and improvement […]
In this training, examine what meditation is, why we do it and how to do it, from a variety of viewpoints. Knowing why meditation works, and the range of benefits we can receive from meditation, helps to motivate us to establish and keep a regular daily practice. Knowing the obstacles that may arise during the practice will help us to be more vigilant, and to take things as they come. This course will be a balance of theory and practice helping you to establish a solid meditation practice.
For older adults and people of any age with varying physical limitations, using a chair instead of the traditional mat is what makes yoga’s amazing fitness and health potential both accessible and safe.
This inspiring and comprehensive 85 Hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Program, led by Teresa Campbell will include how to teach prenatal yoga to women in all stages of pregnancy, in an empowering way.
Our summer yoga retreats in Greece with Gloria Latham, on the idyllic Greek Island of Kithira, are designed to be […]
Dive into the world of yogic myth & mantra in this experiential and immersive course!
Single occupancy: USD 2795.00
Larger rooms double occupancy: USD 2495.00
Smaller rooms double occupancy: USD 2195.00
Single room with shared bathroom: USD 2395.00
This fifth/throat chakra Kundalini Yoga Immersion/Teacher Training explores how clarity in vision and the ability to clearly articulate that vision are key to magnetizing the people, resources and circumstances you need to manifest your dreams.
The Yin Yoga Teacher Training Program offered at the Semperviva Yoga College is a unique way to deepen your overall […]
This program will qualify you to be an inspiring, safe and effective teacher. However, we also have many students who enroll solely for their own personal development. Tools learned during this program will enable you to gain greater fulfillment from your yoga practice and your life.
At Semperviva we don’t follow a single lineage, style or approach. We pride ourselves on having a diverse teaching staff with different backgrounds so that you can gain a well-rounded view of all styles. Through the training and your teaching practice, we want you to find your own voice and a teaching method that is authentic to you.
All Semperviva Yoga College faculty are Yoga Alliance Certified at the 200 hour or 300 hour level, and continue their studies to bring you the freshest inspiration possible. Our teachers range from all traditions of yoga and are committed to your higher learning. Assistant teachers may be a part of all trainings. For more information on our teacher training faculty, please visit our Please see our Core faculty and Master Teachers. To meet some of our faculty members, attend an Information Session.
100% attendance is required for all Semperviva trainings.
On occasion we may be able to make a special arrangement for a missed class for the 200 hour training. Please ensure that any such requests arising from scheduling conflicts are communicated to Semperviva prior to the training, so that we can discuss whether a special arrangement will be possible. There will usually be an additional charge for such arrangement (for example, private sessions are charged at $100/hour).
Yoga Alliance registers both individual yoga teachers and yoga teacher training programs (schools) who have complied with educational standards established by the organization. Their mission is to lead the yoga community, set standards, foster integrity, provide resources, and uphold the teachings of yoga. Although registration with the Yoga Alliance is not legally required for teaching yoga, most studios and fitness centers will require teachers to be registered with the Yoga Alliance. All Semperviva Yoga Teacher Training graduates are automatically eligible for Yoga Alliance registration.
Semperviva is registered with the PCTIA (the Private Careers Training Institute Agency). It is the regulatory agency for private training institutions in the province of BC. All private career training institutions in BC (including yoga schools) are required to be registered with PCTIA. PCTIA help to ensure your educational experience is a good one by requiring quality standards in schools – from contracts and refunds to course records. For more information please visit PCTIA’s comprehensive website.
It is a Yoga Alliance requirement that in order to maintain your status as a registered yoga teacher, you must participate in continuing education. Semperviva has lots to offer! Our Continuing Education courses cover all aspects of yoga from philosophy to advanced asana. Refine your teaching skills, and develop a creative edge for your own practice and your students. In addition to our AYTT courses, Master teachers from around the globe including Shiva Rea, Mark Whitwell, Gurmukh, Dharma Mittra, Max Strom, Rolf Gates, Simon Park, Twee Merrigan, and many more are included in our Semperviva programs to bring you fresh inspiration and in depth learning. Our destination training can also be counted as continuing education units!
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