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Mentorship Program

Our mentorship program is designed to help you bridge the gap between training and teaching. 

For 6 weeks, you’ll work one on one with a senior teacher of your choosing to advance your skills and practice teaching including weekly coaching sessions (either remotely or in-person) and opportunities to assist and observe in their classes.

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As a mentee, you’ll receive access to a private teacher training student and alumni group to connect with others who can support you on your journey, not to mention plenty of one-on-one time with your mentor.

Become a mentee as many times as you’d like to hone different skills, learn from different teachers, and study specialized yoga styles!

 

Mentorship Program Application

January 1, 2021 - January 1, 2022 | In-Person | Online
Currently accepting mentees. Here's our intake form to start the process.
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Pricing Options

 

Price

  • $600 for 6 weeks

Non-refundable registration fee is included: $150

 

Tax Credit

The Mentorship Programs are now eligible for tax receipts.

 

Ready to Apply?

Step 1: Fill out our intake form
Step 2: We will contact you regarding payment and match you with your mentor!

 

Mentorship is an 18-24 hour program (flexible hours)  offered over 6 weeks and includes homework and practice teaching hours. There are approximately 1-4 hours of homework, depending on the mentor.

 

Student Progress/ Assessment Methods

  • Students receive feedback from their mentor on a weekly basis during 1:1 coaching sessions. Students are evaluated on their participation, homework, and teaching skills.
  • To help you connect with others to arrange practice sessions, you’ll have access to a private Facebook group with other mentees.

 

Requirements

  • Students must attend all required classes, meetings, and complete all homework.

 

Dress Expectation

  • Comfortable clothing suitable for a yoga practice.

 

Ready to Apply? 

Step 1: Fill out our intake form
Step 2: We will contact you regarding payment and match you with your mentor!

The Mentorship Program is the perfect bridge from training to teaching. Read below to find out what this 6-week program includes.

 

6 Weekly Coaching Sessions

  •  Participate in 60 minute 1:1 coaching sessions with your mentor (in person or remotely). Includes a kick-off meeting to develop a tangible plan of action for your 6-week course.

 

Goal Setting Support

  • Together with your mentor, you’ll develop specific goals to personalize and ensure the mentorship meets your desired areas of learning. Some common topics are:
    • Sequencing
    • Alignment
    • Cuing
    • Language
    • Presence
    • Voice Skills
    • Practice Teaching
    • Hands on Assists
    • Professional Skills
    • Classroom Management
    • Building your Classes
    • Advanced Cuing and Refinements
    • Anatomy

 

6 Observation Classes

  • When it is safe to do so, join your mentor weekly as they teach (space permitting) to work on observational skills and become more comfortable in a studio setting.

 

6 Assisting Classes

  • When it is safe to do so, learn to provide assists by joining your mentor in their class once / week, becoming comfortable in a classroom setting and working on observational and teaching skills in a real studio environment.

 

Regular Feedback

  • Receive relevant feedback from your mentor throughout the program.

 

Designated Practice Space

  • When it is safe to do so, during your six weeks, you’ll have access to a designated YYOGA space where you can practice teaching with your peers. This will be unsupervised and up to the mentee to organize.

 

Peer Review

  • An opportunity to participate in self and peer review.

 

Community

  • A community of like-minded yogis: Upon registering for the course, you’ll be granted access to the private and exclusive YYOGA Teacher Training Facebook group to connect with other teachers, exchange and share knowledge and experiences and organize practice teaching sessions with those who can support you on your journey.

 

 

A 200-hour yoga teacher training certificate is a pre-requisite for this program. If you are looking for fitness mentorship, a group fitness or personal training certification is required. 

 

Ready to Apply? 

Step 1: Fill out our intake form
Step 2: We will contact you regarding payment and match you with your mentor!

 

“The mentorship provided a great place to start, I especially enjoyed formulating my intention for the program and seeing that come to fruition with each meeting and class assist and observation.” –  Kerri Bennett

 


“The 1 on 1 attention that you typically don’t get in regular RYT teacher trainings is great.” Vivian Kan