Yantra Yoga Teacher Certification Training: Awakening a Perfect Balance of Body, Energy, and Mind with Fabio Andrico
This course is designed for those who are already teachers of any yoga tradition, or for advanced yoga practitioners (of any tradition).
Yantra Yoga is one of the oldest recorded systems of yoga in the world. It has come to us by way of Tibet, a land that holds a vast, rich Buddhist knowledge and heritage. Yantra Yoga’s unique series of positions and movements, combined with conscious breathing, can help coordinate and harmonize one’s personal energy so that the body and mind can relax and find their authentic, natural balance.
In this first part of Yantra Yoga teachers’ certification training, internationally renowned senior Yantra Yoga instructor Fabio Andrico helps participants discover the real essence of this potent and transformative practice by clarifying its rich theory and technique.
The training includes: How to practice and teach the preliminaries Physical training The first two series of Yantras.
Additionally, a general introduction to Buddhism and Yoga will be offered, as well as a presentation on the underlying theories of the Tibetan Healing Arts as related to Yantra Yoga. Special attention will be given to participants to assure precise execution and understanding of the material.
Recommended reading and viewing: Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, Yantra Yoga: The Tibetan Yoga of Movement (Snow Lion) DVDs Tibetan Yoga of Movement: Perfect Rhythm of Life and Breathe: Perfect Harmony of Breathing with Fabio Andrico and Yamila Diaz. Cost: $345 This program is eligible for 30.5 continuing education credits for 500 hour program.
Please bring a yoga mat and eat lightly before opening night.
Schedule: Monday 10/28/13, 1:15 - 4:15pm Tuesday 10/29, 12:30 - 4:00pm Wednesday 10/30, 12:15 - 4:15pm Thursday 10/31, 12:30 - 4:00pm Friday 11/1, 12:30 - 9:30pm Saturday 11/2, 11:00am - 9:30pm
Location: Yoga Tree Telegraph 2807 Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94705 (510) 486-1989
Fabio Andrico is an internationally recognized expert on the unique tradition of Tibetan yoga known as Yantra Yoga, from the lineage of the renowned Tibetan translator and Dzogchen master Vairocana. He studied directly under the great Tibetan cultural scholar and Dzogchen master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, who learned this potent and transformative form of yoga from his uncle, yogi Togden Ugyen Tenzin. Fabio is both a hatha yoga and Yantra Yoga instructor, as well as an authorized trainer of Yantra Yoga teachers. Born and raised in Italy, he teaches Yantra Yoga internationally to groups of up to 700 participants in venues on six continents.
Matthew Schmookler will be the one giving a presentation during Fabio's Course on the underlying theories of Tibetan healing arts as related to Yantra Yoga. Matthew is one of seven instructors of Yantra Yoga in the US. Matthew is also a Tibetan Medicine and Massage Practitioner, who graduated from Shang Shung Institute School of Tibetan Medicine with certification as Doctor of Traditional Tibetan Medicine from Qinghai University Tibetan Medical College. With the unique knowledge base in these jewels of Tibet, Matthew brings the rich Tibetan medical anatomy of body, energy, and mind together with the profound application of Yantra Yoga for attaining optimal health and relaxation through breath and movement. www.yantrayoga.org