This course has opened a whole new dimension in my yoga practice.. The beginning of a lifetime journey and beyond!"
SOUNDYoga Teacher Trainings provide teachers with a sonic tour of the many ways in which sound and chant have been used as tools for health and transformation throughout yoga's history — and how beneficial those practices still are today. Both aspiring and seasoned teachers develop new skills to access the power of their own voice and learn how to confidently introduce the benefits of sound into their own classes.
"Very deep...left me with a feeling of coming home."~Pascale
When yoga came to the west in the 20th century yogic sound practices that were an intrinsic part of the yoga tradition were set aside, and asana came to the fore. For this reason, few yoga teachers today realize that sound has held a central place in yoga its since its beginnings over two thousand years ago. 21st century yogins are now rediscovering these ancient sound techniques as simple, quick, and easy tools to support their modern lives — are eager to learn more.
The benefits of SOUNDYoga are easily accessible to everyone, but like any form of yoga, their practice is made more profound with a good understanding of underlying principles, alignments, skills and practice. In Ann Dyer's SoundYoga Teacher Training students learn how to access the power of mantra, kirtan and naada to lighten the heart, clear the mind and create connection. Through sound studies we also learn about yoga philosophy, key yogic texts, the aural culture that gave birth to yoga, and so much more. SOUNDYoga Teacher Training courses include:
SOUNDYoga Teacher Training is an educational, experiential and exceptionally popular addition to any yoga teacher training program.
SOUNDYoga Teacher Trainings may be incorporated into any existing 200hr or 500hr yoga teacher training and may be customized to suit the length and content needs of any program.
To further explore the possibility of offering yogic sound and chant as part of your teacher training program, contact us!