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Restorative Yoga Level 1 – The Foundation with Tianne Allan

Restorative Yoga Level 1 – The Foundation with Tianne Allan is both for Yoga Teachers with their 200 hour certification working towards their AYTT (500 hour certificate), and for anyone wanting to incorporate restorative practices into their work or personal lives. This course is suitable for yoga teachers, body workers, physical therapists, and nurses.

Training will include:

  • The history and yoga lineage of restorative yoga
  • The autonomic nervous system; sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system
  • Theory and application of the Relaxation Response
  • Neurological, psychological, physical, energetic effects of restorative yoga
  • Classic restorative yoga poses
  • How to skillfully use props for optimal support and rest
  • Restorative pranayama, meditation visualization techniques
  • Restorative assists; the art of therapeutic touch
  • The language of restorative yoga; choice of language to deepen the restorative experience
  • Develop specific skills of observation to understand and assist misalignments that inhibit deep relaxation
  • Optimizing the environment; classroom and studio set-up to support the restorative experience
  • Understand how to support special conditions including pregnancy and injury
  • Sequencing the restorative yoga practice
  • Integrating restorative yoga into hatha, power and yin style yoga classes
  • Practical experience working one-on-one with clients
  • Practical experience sequencing and teaching a restorative class

This program is a module of the AYTT program that leads to 500 hour certification.

Restorative Yoga Foundation – Module 1 is a pre-requisite for the course Restorative Yoga Immersion – Module 2 with Tianne Allan.

For 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified teachers the credits of the course can be applied towards the 500 hour certification, and is eligible for 40 hours CEU with Yoga Alliance. Continuing Education Units are required to maintain your status as a Registered Yoga Teacher.

Upon completion of this course and full payment, students will receive a Certificate of Completion documenting participation and attendance. In order to be a certified yoga teacher, students must also have completed a 200 hour Yoga Alliance Yoga Teacher Training.

“I have had the joy of having Tianne assist me in teaching Restorative yoga. She is knowledgeable, kind and focused on the students’ welfare. I recommend her highly as a teacher of Restorative yoga”, Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.d., PT, Relax and Renew.

Learn more about the Instructor(s)

Tianne Allan

Tianne came to yoga after a long career as a high performance athlete. She brought her passion and commitment as a dedicated athlete to her yoga practice, coming to the mat daily for power yoga practices. Her love of yoga grew and Tianne began teaching. One night, while out for an evening stroll with her dog, Tianne was hit by a car. Her yoga practice changed dramatically. Instead of power yoga flows, it became a practice of healing for body, mind and spirit, of finding peace within the trauma. The experience has been transformative.

Tianne now shares what she has learnt on her path of healing through teaching restorative yoga. The practice of restorative yoga, like all yoga styles, aims to cultivate emotional calm, mental clarity and inner peace, all within a healthy, vital body. The difference with restorative Yoga is that we slow it all down to deeply connect with our experience. Within this deep connection we learn how to breathe, move and quiet the mind to stimulate healing; restore, rebuild and rejuvenate the body. In gratitude to the healing practice and to the compassionate guidance of her teachers, Tianne is honoured to share her knowledge and experience through classes, workshops and teacher training.

Tianne is a registered yoga therapist, (International Association of Yoga Therapists), registered yoga teacher and teacher trainer, (RYT500, E-RYT200, Yoga Alliance).

* Any yoga therapy components of Tianne’s teaching are based on her IAYT credential, not derived from her status as an E-RYT500 with Yoga Alliance Registry.

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Start: Aug 4 - End: Aug 9
Cost: $795 Register Here
Total Hours: 40
Format: Full-time

Location: Sea Studio
#200-1333 Johnston Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Phone: 604-739-2009