Authentic Meditation Intensive. 10 Weeks. Learn life management skills, create a serious meditation practice or learn to teach.Learn life management skills, create a serious meditation practice or learn to teach. Dive deep into your meditation or become a meditation teacher. 100 Hour Authentic Meditation Intensive with Yogi Troy and Guests Sept 14th - Nov 17th 2013 Saturday/ Sunday 9-2 p.m. Make up days and hours are available for missed days and times.
This 10 Week intensive indepth look at meditation is for beginners who want to discover the benifits of living a meditative life OR those who have been meditating and wish to become a teacher of meditative techniques and will explore three main aspects in depth:
1. Meditation postures including restorative postures to prepare for meditation. Learn the principles behind safe and transformative hands-on assists that help students and teachers reveal what is keeping them blocked, stressed and unable to meditate.
2. Living Meditation: Understanding the 'Elements of Yoga' ; a how to bring philosophy and meditative science into the yoga practice in a real-life, modern day way from the yoga sutras and source texts for a powerful meditation experience.
3. Essential Tool Bag Techniques for Managing the Mind: Discover the creativity and wisdom behind a variety of meditation techniques to convey the experience to others and for yourself. Learn rules for sequencing and putting together your own unique style of meditating that not only help keep yourself and practitioners engaged in the practice.
It is suggested that applicants meditate for a few weeks before the training to lay the groundwork for the studies.
Required Reading: Patanjali's Yoga Sutras - Translation by Swami Satchidananda
Suggested Reading The Spiritual Depth of Yoga
Students will receive a manual that guides and supports them through the training.
This program satisfies Continuing Education credits for teachers registered with the Yoga Alliance, as well as 100 hours toward S.S.Y.'s Authentic Yoga Teacher Training.
Cost: (payment plans available) $1250 for members of S.S.Y. and past Teacher Training graduates
$1500 for non-members
Master Teacher Yogi Troy Cox- 500 Hour E-RYT Yoga Alliance Instructor, creator of the Total Engagement Concept™ system , owner of Sun Salute Yoga (Best of Dana Point 2011/ 2012), creator of S.S.Y. Authentic Teacher Training™ 200 Hour registered Yoga School, and Authentic Meditation Teacher Training™ has been studying with master meditation teachers since 1995. Troy has taken classes directly from master Yogis such as Bikram, Saul David Ray, Sheri Baptise, Shiva Rae, Sean Corn, Beth Shaw, has been a published author in print and on line currently working on ‘The W?hy of Yoga’™ received mantra initiation from the living saint Amma and is a Master Amrit Yoga Teacher Training completing four years Yogi Amrit Desai training in 2011. He is a certified Level Three Yoga Fit, Three Core Power certificates, Amrit Yoga Nidra Meditation Certified and Master Amrit Yoga Teacher. His style is direct and clear with no fluff, instilling practical, science based reasoning, anatomical functionality and practical know how for all levels of practitioners. Troy infuses deep tradition from India into a natural meditative flow of postures that creates optimization of all systems of our being. His technique is one that combines the deeper understandings of Yoga philosophy with Personal Training anatomical alignment and Yogic postures, martial arts concepts and movements, mental understanding of Yoga Nidra Meditation therapy that results in unblocking the mind. His detailed approach to structural alignment, with the trainings of the Amrit Method of Meditation in Motion, leads his students to a ‘fine tuning’ of all their facilities. Troy’s skill at utilizing the posture as a total engagement of our being, and his ability of relating the connection between our physical, mental and inner bodies, leads students to a deeper state of being through techniques he learned that have been handed down from masters from India and Asia This concept leads student to see how the physical mirrors what is being held mentally and how it affects our higher selves, leading us to unblock and open age old holdings and have deep understanding of ourselves in different reactive states, freeing us from old habits and opening us to new way of being.