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    Principle Based Partner Yoga

    Teacher Training 50 hours with

    Elysabeth Williamson at Okreblue, Paros

    May 26 - Jun 1 2014

     

    Elysabeth Williamson is an internationally recognized Yoga teacher and founder of Principle-Based Partner Yoga™.

    She is a very charismatic teacher, with a particular gift for articulating and transmitting esoteric teachings in ways that are accessible and practical for everyone. Her primary passion is how to use Yoga as a tool to open the heart and cultivate healthy relationships.

    The Principle-Based Partner Yoga™ Teacher Training will take place at Okreblue, on Paros island, a place of strong spiritual vibrations and exceptional natural beauty.

    The environment offers deep rejuvenation and connecton to the mother Earth. All sessions will be held at beautul specious woden platforms, amongst the trees and sounds of nature, just a few meters away from long sandy beaches and cristal clear waters of the Aegean sea.

     

     

     

     

    This training is an opportunity to explore and develop skills in a visionary healing art - an art that expands the traditional practice of Yoga into the realm of relationship and authentic connection with others.

    The skills received though this training are invaluable assets for any Yoga Teacher as well as anyone with a sincere interest in Partner Yoga.

     

    Graduates leave the training prepared to lead workshops and classes in their own communities and studios.

    Those attending the training not only learn to safely navigate aerial poses, they will also be trained in a variety of approaches and applications for the creative use of Partner Yoga.

    This 50 hour accredited course is applicable toward Yoga Alliance continuing education. You will receive a certificate upon completion of the requirements.

    Curriculum:

    Understanding and implementing the principles of Partner Yoga

    Cultivating clear, compassionate and confident touch/boundary and safety guidelines

    Overview of various approaches to Partner Yoga including: skillful assisting and adjusting, Partner Vinyasa, Mirrored postures, Creative composition of postures, Inversions and Group Practices

    Practice of the postures presented in 'The Pleasures and Principles of Partner Yoga' and additional postures presented in the Training Manual

    Safely navigating Partner Inversions and Aerial postures

    Creating private and public class/workshop formats and themes 

    Guiding group dynamics

    Projecting voice and presence with confidence

    Physical/energetic warm-ups  including Thai Yoga Massage techniques

    Partner and Group Meditations 

    Partner alignment skills for strength, balance and flexibility 

    Understanding the dynamics of gravity and traction in Partner practices

    Physical and subtle anatomy of the pelvis and sacrum

    The Principle-Based Partner Yoga™ Teacher Training is an opportunity to explore and develop skills in a unique healing art - an art that expands the traditional practice of Yoga into the realm of relationship and authentic connection with others. 

    The purpose of this course is to empower individuals with the skills and confidence needed to share Partner Yoga with others while accelerating their own understanding of Yoga. A comprehensive training Manual is provided at the training.

    Principle-Based Partner Yoga™ is a visionary healing art that combines ancient Yogic wisdom with modern mind/body understanding. The training is designed not just for Yoga teachers, but for everyone interested in an in-depth exploration of Partner Yoga. Currently the only in-depth Partner Yoga course available, this training is an opportunity to develop skills in this unique healing art - an art that expands the traditional practice of Yoga into the realm of relationship and authentic connection with others.

    This training will deeply inspire your practice and your life while providing tools to expand personally and professionally.

    All participants receive a free listing on 'Partner Yoga Touch', our state-of-the-art iPhone app.

     

    For more information and registrations, contact Athens Yoga

    Prices and policies:

    Early bird price, until April 10, 2014: 990 Euros (includes 6-night stay in a double room + full board at Okreblue)

    Price after April 10, 2014: 1150 Euros

    The above prices do not include VAT.

    Elysabeth Williamson

     

    Elysabeth Williamson is an internationally recognized Yoga teacher and founder of Principle-Based Partner Yoga™.   She is the author of  ‘The Pleasures and Principles of Partner Yoga’ a seven year undertaking, and recently released ‘Partner Yoga Touch’, a state-of-the-art iPhone app, both award winning projects.

    Elysabeth has a particular gift for articulating and transmitting esoteric teachings in ways that are accessible and practical for everyone. Her primary passion is how to use Yoga as a tool to open the heart and cultivate healthy relationships.

    Elysabeth is deeply committed to sharing the transformative power of Partner Yoga through presenting international classes, workshops and Teacher Trainings.

    Elysabeth has had a lifelong connection with Yoga and experienced spontaneous, intuitive movement into yoga postures throughout her childhood. She began formal studies at the age of seventeen, including many diverse Yogic traditions such as Kripalu, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Anusara, Kundalini, Kriya, and Power Vinyasa Yoga. Certified as a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist, Elysabeth incorporates a wide variety of healing modalities into her teaching including Thai Yoga massage, Cranial Sacral, Shiatsu and various meditation techniques.

    Elysabeth has been teaching Yoga for over 25 years and is accredited through Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500, experienced, registered, Yoga teacher.

    Elysabeth resides in Santa Barbara, CA and is the mother of two children.

    More about Elysabeth and Principle Based Partner Yoga at her website

    Watch an in-depth interview with Elysabeth  speaking about Principle-Based Partner Yoga.

    Get to know Elysabeth with interviews from Vickerey Clothing and Experience Life Magazine.

    Testimonials from Teacher Training Participants:  

    "Elysabeth’s approach is unique and accessible to a wide spectrum of students. Her style is gentle yet profoundly advanced. She is a highly skilled guide into the deepest regions of the body, and her creativity and clarity in leading partner practices is the best I have ever experienced."                                       -E.Todd, Yoga Teacher, Boulder, CO

    “I have learned more about my individual practice through this Partner Yoga training than all of my traditional Yoga training combined." -Shelby Ceraffati, Yoga Teacher

    "Thank you for an amazing and transformational experience - from one to two to one. Let’s take the world hand by hand into harmony and unity." -Tom Zamir, Musician and Partner Yoga Teacher

    "Whatever I imagined this Partner Yoga journey to be, it continues to exceed my wildest dreams. I am so grateful you are putting this out into the world." -Lisa Fierer. Writer, Yoga Teacher

    "Thank you Elysabeth, for creating change in the world - for giving us such beautiful and magical ways to know and support ourselves and each other." - Joanna Kennedy, Life Coach/Tantra Teacher

    Principle-Based Partner Yoga™ Heart Dance Flow'

    Principle-Based Partner Yoga from Hitchhiker Pictures on Vimeo.