The Yoga Tune Up® Level 1 70 hour Certification Program strikes a balance between the worlds of Yoga and fitness, attracting trainees of all ages and body types. It breaks down the nuts and bolts of human movement by using a yogic lens of awareness, conscious relaxation, and proper breathing techniques. The Level 1 environment fosters trainees into a newly intimate understanding of their own architecture. Yoga Tune Up® trainees dive deeply into integrated anatomy and body mechanics while discovering a fresh approach to Asana. You will go beyond formulaic instruction and truly learn how to think and teach creatively within your classroom. Trainees are presented with "template" Yoga Tune Up® classes to help jumpstart their teaching. Successful completion and certification of the Level 1 training is mandatory prior to teaching any Yoga Tune Up® classes. Level 1 is required for YTU Integrated Certificate and for Yoga Tune Up® Therapist consideration.
This 70 hour training:
This 20 hour training is open to students and teachers who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of Yoga Tune Up® processes and fitness therapy practices. The specific anatomy of the hips, legs, knees ankles and feet are explored in depth. Trainees are guided through a variety of hands-on adjustments, new assessment strategies, injury scenarios, deeper meditation instruction, and improving their teaching performance of these specific body regions. The Trainees are presented with "template" workshops aimed to inspire their own creative workshops and classes. No prior experience with Yoga Tune Up® is required, although it is helpful. The Immersion can be taken at any point in a teachers journey towards certification. Required for YTU Integrated Certificate and for Yoga Tune Up® Therapist consideration.
This 20 hour training is open to students and teachers who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of Yoga Tune Up® processes and fitness therapy practices.The Shoulders Immersion focuses specifically on the intricate anatomy and physiology of the shoulders, arms, wrists, hands, head and neck, and breaks down these areas in fine detail. Coursework involves multiple embodied explorations of the upper body and the kinetic relationships of the shoulders to the core, the mind, and structural integrity. Trainees are guided through a variety of hands-on adjustments, self-care strategies with the YTU Balls, injury scenarios, pranayama (breath-based exercises), meditation, and improving their teaching performance of these specific body regions. Trainees are presented with "template" workshops aimed to inspire their own creative workshops and classes. No prior experience with Yoga Tune Up® is required, although it is helpful. The Immersion can be taken at any point in a teachers journey towards certification.
For yoga teachers, advanced yoga practitioners, Pilates and fitness teachers, massage therapists, dancers, and martial artists. This 20 hour immersion is designed to enhance your connection to the abdominal core and is filled with practical tools for effectively integrating core work into your practice and teaching. Through embodied anatomy exercises, you will systematically travel within your core to explore the key structures that mobilize and stabilize the spine. Using Jill's original Yoga Tune Up® techniques, you will strengthen and stretch every last muscle fiber. You will be introduced to several core-related pranayama techniques to directly experience your diaphragm and experience daily self-massage with Yoga Tune Up® therapy balls. Learn how to apply core work to your daily yoga practice, as well as ways of integrating and sequencing the exercises in a class setting. Unique empowerment exercises will address the emotional blocks that often obscure core work, so that you may uncover and resolve your third chakra issues, and ultimately inspire others.
This 8 hour certificate course empowers professionals from any body-based discipline to help clients of any level of fitness to adopt a simple and effective self-care regimen. The Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls can be used as an adjunct offering within personal training sessions, stretch, pilates, dance classes, wellness coaching, yoga, massage therapy, kids or special populations. The balls put the power of self-massage into your clients’ own hands. You will learn 6 proven head-to-toe series, approved by body therapy professionals to affect profound change in the rotator cuff, upper back, neck, jaw, hips, lower back, IT Band, calves and feet (plus you will take home recordings of all of the sequences.) You will learn to identify bony landmarks, muscular attachments, fascia geography, and specialized ball rolling techniques that penetrate into common high tension areas. Clients at every level of fitness OR disability are ushered into the awareness of their own anatomy, helping you build their confidence and ability to live better in their body....PAIN FREE!
These on-the-go balls can be used in a variety of settings; offices, homes, gyms, yoga/pilates studios and are a profitable revenue stream for teachers, gyms and studios.YTU Therapy Ball Sequences increase your teaching tool-kit and are a great way to introduce embodied anatomy concepts to your student base. Plus you'll have fun while educating others! Learning these sequences benefit your own self-preservation and will help you to maintain a healthy body, preventing injuries and saving you time and money on massage therapists and other costly treatments. (ACE CECs .8)
Learn anatomy from the inside-out. This comprehensive anatomy module (15 - 20 hrs.) expertly guides you into your living tissues in a concrete and inspiring way. It provides you with a directly personal experience of the interplay of the many complex systems of the body and helps you to make them relevant and tangible for your students. Learn how the multiple layers of the body relate and function as a whole while simultaneously exploring specific anatomical structures, physiological processes and typical movement patterns and pathologies.
The unique YTU approach not only helps you to embody anatomy, but our educational methodology drastically improves any students' retention of the clinical language of anatomy in a completely accessible and fun way.Dynamic movement, combined with video, 3-D models, palpation, and self-massage tools and techniques,will invite you to traverse the muscles, joints, bones and fascia and their interrelatedness to breath, circulation, immunity, injury and newfound functional movement patterns. The curriculum is suitable for yogis of all levels, but also ideal for any movement professional who desires to sharpen their ability to perceive within themselves as well as correctly locate in others, the vital structural landmarks and meaningful continuities of the body within any yoga or fitness practice. Make anatomy relevant to you, and your students will follow!
*Required for Yoga Tune Up® Integrated Certificate or Yoga Tune Up® Integrated Therapists
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Upon completion of 200 hours of combined Level 1 and Immersion trainings (all courses listed above) certified YTU teachers in good-standing may submit a 40 hour research project that includes a proven Yoga Tune Up® Therapy sequence for either an individual or a control group with specific conditions directed towards improving quality of life. Please contact us for more details.