The Path of Mastery begins with a divinely knowledgable Teacher...
Come learn to be a Leader with the last of a breed.
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Over the course of six weeks you will deep dive into a carefully designed program of Yoga Leadership. It's purpose will be based in an understanding that profound simplicity produces sound results. The understanding of how the Bikram System works will be the hinge upon which the student will forge their Leadership skills in a way that can be experienced and shared with others.
We all know there are no shortcuts on the path of Mastery. This course will test you physically, mentally, and energetically in a process of learning that is unparalleled in regards to any other Yoga training out there. Our goal is to place in your hands, tools you can use to forge the Yoga lifestyle and help transform others. Upon leaving the course, you will be confident, vitalized and realized.
This is not a getaway or vacation. It's a real learning environment that puts you on the path of Mastery. The Hot Yoga College of America Teacher Training takes place in a living, thriving Yoga School where serious Practitioners have been coming for 18 years, not at a rented school/studio, hotel, resort, or villa.
We lead by example.
A pillar in the SWFL community for over 18 years, Bikram Yoga Fort Myers has rode the wave of the Bikram Yoga saga and is still standing. Never changing the name or sacrificing the principles of the Yoga for profits, it was built on integrity and remains so to this day.
All of the yoga classes, workshops, and lectures will take place at this renowned Bikram Yoga School which is independently owned and operated by HYCA Co-Founder James "Jimmy Ji" Mahon. Whether loved or hated, he is respected for his purist beliefs of this amazing Practice and the dedication to his students who average 8+ years at the school. There is an attainable reason his school has survived this long and his students keep coming back for more. You will be fully immersed in the lifestyle that this powerful system can provide to you and your chosen community.
*HYCA Hell Week - First 10 days of Training on Monday & Wednesday there will be back to back evening yoga classes. This is for your real connoisseur!
(rest of the day free time)
*During HHW you'll will take both Sunday classes, this will only occur once.
ALL SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANYTIME AT THE DISCRETION OF HYCA DIRECTOR.
Practical analysis of all beginning Postures using the correct methodology of Practice; understanding the relationship of parts to the whole.
History of Hatha Yoga lineage and Bikram's unique place. Philosophical study of classical texts with guidance on the practical, every day application of these ancient truths.
Learning WHAT to say using strong, profound and simple text, while also adapting skills on HOW to say it, grounding your teaching presentation in concrete communication skills.
In-depth study of how the human body works in relationship to each individual posture and how all the systems work together.
The science behind the magic.
Tools on how to Lead a school using the tried and true dynamics of real Leadership taken from various industries and skill sets, forging your independence and freedom.
Nuts to soup knowledge on the construction of a yoga school presented by industry professionals. Hands-on training of day-to-day operations and functions.
Daily practice of sitting and standing meditation techniques that will compliment the Practice of BIkram's Beginning Yoga System.
Dietary dissection of standard food groups to see what does and does not work with the Practice. You are what you eat.
Since our training course is limited to a few select individuals, all trainees will live together in a spacious SWFL rental home during the course of training, forging strong bonds and memories. HYCA operates as a family. Traditionally, an Ashram is the home of a spiritual master or teacher who lives there with his family and visitors that stay at an Ashram become a part of the teacher’s family.
Come join the HYCA family.
The Hot Yoga College of America stands on it's own merits. HYCA is more than just a Teacher Training, it is a movement. Approximately 85% of hot yoga studios have altered or bastardized the Bikram Beginning System, yet these groups claim to preserve the standards of our community. It appears standards go right out the door as long as you are paying your membership fee...
We are not looking for sparrows who want to flock, We are Eagles who soar.
The HYCA certification is more than just a piece of paper that says you've clocked a certain number of hours, it is a pledge to uphold the System to the highest standard with integrity and independence in your own endeavor to create health and happiness in your community.
HYCA will give you life-long support and affiliation, without any additional fees.
The HYCA Teacher Training is a six week intensive program best suited for Students who have a serious Practice of a minimum of 2 years and a deep desire to run and lead their own school. However, it is not limited to these traits, if you also possess these qualities, HYCA is for you:
The HYCA program also serves as a strong mentorship course to already Certified Bikram Teachers or Studio Owners who never received mentoring or appropriate guidance after their training. All Certified Bikram Teachers or Studio Owners will receive a discount off tuition price.
Every penny you invest is carefully calculated to provide you with a top-notch experience that will catapult your quest. We are not in it for the profits, but there are associated costs to running a program of this standard. All tuition includes:
Tuition: We will be basing tuition on a sliding scale/case by case basis for serious candidates. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. People over Profits.
Bikram Cert. Teacher/Studio Owner Discounted Fee: Receive 10% off