What is a 40-hour "Bryan Kest PowerYoga Training & Immersion?"
These 40 hours are dedicated to the philosophy &
practice of PowerYoga with a slant toward sharing this practice with
others. This training is 7-9 hours a day over a consecutive 5-day
period, consisting of two sessions per day of 3-4 hours each with a 3-4
hour break in between sessions. Most sessions are split between practice
and a mixture of discourse, interactive dialogue and question and
answer assignments. You will also share this practice by teaching during
our time together. We are focused and serious about the subject yet the
training and practice is light-hearted.
What are the subjects covered in these 5 days?
So many different topics could arise during these
interactive, non-dogmatic sessions. We could really graze across so
much. Yet there is a certain knowledge I want you to walk away with. You
will know what PowerYoga is, you will learn a complete PowerYoga
routine of about forty asanas called ‘Brahma’ and you will practice
sharing this routine. You will learn the multi-dynamic possibilities of
every asana. You will learn PowerYoga philosophy and history and
depending on time, we may learn some Sanskrit. Other topics include
working with injuries, personalizing a practice, yoga & business and
Will I get a certificate of completion?
If you attend each class, arriving on time and remaining
for the duration of all sessions, complete all homework and requirements
and if Bryan feels that you have earned it, yes; you will receive a
certificate of completion from Bryan Kest and Santa Monica PowerYoga.
Just remember, by attending this training you are not buying a
certificate. You are buying an experience. This is not a certificate mill.
Who is this training not for?
- Those who expect a traditional training.
- Those who have never experienced Bryan Kest.
- Those who have expectations of topics to be covered other than what has been mentioned.
- Those who don’t like immense physicality and expanded mentality.
Bryan’s teacher training comes with a recommended reading
list. There is nothing mandatory. He only wishes to pass these books
along to you because he has found simple and wonderful truths in each of
these books and all seem to be tremendously motivating. He sincerely
hopes that you all enjoy them as much as he did!
- Man's Eternal Quest by Paramahansa Yogananda
- The Art of Living by William Hart
- The Wisdom of James Allen by James Allen
- Sadhu's by Dolf Hartsuiker
- The Introduction to Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar
- The Heart of Yoga by TKV Desikachar
In summary, these trainings are a personal sharing of
Bryan's style and philosophy of yoga with you. It is designed to provide
an environment where your own unique understanding and perspective of
yoga emerges out of direct experience and dialogue and you become
confident in sharing it.
All true wellness and health come from a calm and peaceful mind. A calm and peaceful mind is
• Less dominated by habits and addictive behavior.
• Less reactive to outer situations (less stress).
• More centered and objective.
• More accepting of life and its fluctuations.
• More in tune with the body breath, feelings and intuition.
So, the poses naturally need to be infused with a purpose
and meaning which brings insight and energy to an otherwise mundane
physical practice of poses, or eastern calisthenics. In this way, the
poses become asana or "meditation in motion." As we excel in this
practice, our yoga begins to transcend the yoga room and permeates our
life. In other words, a strong physical practice needs to be grounded in
a strong mental practice.
Dates: Tuesday - Saturday November 8-12, 2016
Session Times: 9:30a - 7:30p
*To register online
Teacher Training Payment Plan
Payments are set up via MindBody autopayment contract.
Yoga Alliance CEUs are available
This training qualifies for YogaU (Yoga University of Florida) credits earned toward Altamonte Springs Yoga's Teacher Training Programs.
Sunday Power Yoga & Long, Slow, Deep Master Classes open to the general public:
day after our training ends (November 13th), Bryan will present a Full
Day of Yoga with a Power Yoga Master Class in the morning and Long,
Slow, Deep in the afternoon. Previous TT students have found that this
is a perfect way to complete training and immersion with Bryan! Please note - this workshop is NOT included in the Teacher Training fee. If you would like more information click here
Bryan Kest Power Yoga Master Class and Long, Slow and Deep Master Class
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