Yoga Teacher Trainings

  • Level 1 Restorative Yoga Teacher Training // The Puja Method (25 hours)

  • Level 2 Taking it Deeper, Teaching Restorative Yoga // The Puja Method (25 hours)

  • Restorative Pre and Post Yoga, Natal Yoga Teacher Training  (8 hours)

  • Integrate Restorative Yoga into your existing 200 or 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training

  • 200 hour Puja Yoga Teacher Training

Workshops and Retreats

  • S.H.E Support Healing and Empowerment for Women

  • Introduction to Restorative Yoga

  • Yoga and Meditation

  • Women and Yoga

  • Yoga and Creative Writing

  • Yoga Through the Chakras

  • Yoga and Transformation

  • Cultivating Joy with Yoga

  • Weekend Yoga Retreats 

Level 1 A Foundation for Teaching Restorative Yoga:

 25 hours

For yoga teachers; bodyworkers; nurses; and physical, occupational, and mental-health therapists.

Learn to bring your students into a practice of restorative yoga that helps them release layers of tension and feel at ease in their bodies. Sue Flamm offers clarity on Restorative Yoga and how it relates to the 8 fold path of yoga, variations for different body types, how to address the emotional body and the mental body in restorative poses. Through personal practice, hands-on practice-teaching, lecture and discussion, this training covers:

 

• An in-depth understanding of poses how to get in and out and variations for different body types and conditions
• What is Restorative Yoga, it’s history, it’s differences from other styles of yoga and what is the Puja method?
• The relaxation response and the central nervous system
• Alignment to support optimal energy flow
• Meditations and visualisations for healing
• Handling emotional responses and releases during practice
• The supportive use of props
• Simple assists in the poses
• Restorative Yoga as a form of spiritual practice.
• Understanding your students and how to best serve them

Module 1

Introduction 

The History of Restorative Yoga 

The Relaxation Response Energy Flow and Alignment 

Understanding of Props 

Understanding of Restorative Asanas (Poses) in Detail 

Practice of Poses and Variations 

Benefits and Contraindications

Module 2

Addressing the Mind in Restorative Poses

Nuerons/Vibration

How to use the Book/Sequencing

Understanding of Restorative Asanas (Poses) in Detail

Understanding and Practice of Hands on Assists 

Practice of Poses and Variations 

Benefits and Contraindications 

Practice Teaching

Module 3

The Puja Method of Restorative Yoga 

Listening to the Story of the Body 

Understanding of Restorative Asanas (Poses) in Detail 

Understanding and Practice of Hands on Assists 

Practice of Poses and Variations 

Benefits and Contraindications 

Practice Teaching

Module 4

Understanding of Restorative Asanas (Poses) in Detail 

Understanding and Practice of Hands on Assists 

Practice of Poses and Variations 

Benefits and Contraindications 

Practice Teaching Evaluation

Note 

Please bring any props if you have them. Required reading and bring to class Sue Flamm’s Restorative Yoga with Assists

The training is either 3 intensive days from 9:00am to 6:30 pm or 4 days, 25 hours of class time 6 1/4 hours per day (includes tea break) and lunch break is given but not counted in the hours of training. Certificates are only given if all contact hours are attended.

Level 2 Taking it deeper, Teaching Restorative Yoga:

25 hours

Learn to bring your students into a deeper level of practice of restorative yoga that helps them release layers of tension and feel at ease in their body, mind and spirit. Sue Flamm offers more clarity on Restorative Yoga and how to refine your practice and teachings including, variations for different body types, how to address the physical, emotional and mental bodies in restorative poses. Through personal practice, hands-on practice-teaching, lecture and discussion, this training covers:

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• An in-depth understanding of poses how to get in and out and 

variations for different body types and conditions

•  The three levels of assists.

• Understanding the mind and the immune response 

• The relaxation response and the central nervous system

• Alignment to support optimal energy flow

• Meditations with chakras and mantras for healing

• The healing power of prayer from the heart

• The supportive use of props

• Simple assists in the poses

• Restorative Yoga as a form of spiritual practice.

• Understanding your students and how to best serve them

Module 1

Introduction

Understanding the Mind and the Immune Response

The Relaxation Response Review

Pranayama and Energy Flow Understanding of Props (chair)

Understanding of Restorative Asanas (Poses) in Detail

Practice of Poses, Variations and Sequences

Benefits and Contraindications

Module 2

Addressing the Mind in Restorative Poses with Silence, Mantra, Chakras

Understanding of Restorative Asanas (Poses) in Detail

Understanding the Three Levels and Practice of Hands on Assists

Practice of Poses, Variations and Sequences

Benefits and Contraindications

Practice

Modulo 3

The Healing Power of Prayer 

Understanding of Restorative Asanas (Poses) in Detail

Understanding the Three Levels and Practice of Hands on Assists 

Practice of Poses, Variations and Sequences

Benefits and Contraindications

Restorative Healing Circles

Practice

Module 4

Understanding of Restorative Asanas (Poses) in Detail

Understanding the Three Levels and Practice of Hands on Assists 

Practice of Poses and Variations

Restorative Healing Circles

Evaluation

Ceremony

Please bring any props if you have them. Bring to class Sue Flamm’s Restorative Yoga with Assists book.

The training is either 3 intensive days from 9:00am to 6:30 pm or 4 days, 25 hours of class time 6 1/4 hours per day (includes tea break) and lunch break is given but not counted in the hours of training. Certificates are only given if all contact hours are attended.

I deeply enjoyed that we were allowed and encouraged to be our authentic self.

Claudia, Spain

Sue is a great teacher, she made the training run on time, great clarity on what we learnt with such love and support for each person. It was a truly magical experience.

Jody Carlson, South Africa

Sue has so much knowledge of restorative yoga to share. It was an honor to learn from her. Sue’s teaching is very clear and direct.

Shelly Wierman, USA

Thanks Sue for this training- I’ve learned a lot about restorative yoga and teaching, but also about myself. This week, I’ve learned how to take care of others and of me – You help us grow so much.

Vanessa, France

Puja Sue is a fountain of knowledge and imparts that knowledge in a generous and practical way. She is a beautiful soul living in the real world.

Estelle Birdy, Ireland

Sue’s knowledge, wisdom and intuitive sense shines through the way she presents the material. She is caring, very present, and grounded.

Ellen J. Forma, USA

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