Upcoming Program ~ BRIGHTON 200-Hour

AUG 2019 – 23 Day | 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training on the seaside of Brighton, UK ~ 1 Hour from London! Immerse yourself in the study and practice of yoga in the cozy seaside town of Brighton, UK; a stone’s throw from central London. Let yourself be nourished and inspired. Rise to the challenge. Become a Yoga Teacher & Be Inspiring.


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Unique Benefits

  • We provide you with an immersive Yoga Teacher Training experience.
  • Every aspect of your training ~ incorporates some portion of the curriculum.
  • We exceed the 180 contact hours required by Yoga Alliance because we’re committed to your success as a Yoga Teacher.
  • Our class sizes range from 10 to 18 students ~ never more.
  • Our training utilizes a Written Evaluation as well as a Practicum Class so that you know where your strengths lie and where you can focus on development.
  • Our 2 Co-Lead Yoga Teachers are available to answer your questions and address any concerns, throughout your program.
  • Our pricing is truly all-inclusive.
  • Our Alumni receive discounts of 10% off all future programming.

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Teachers

Mark Atherton & Juan Villegas

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Dates

August 3 – 25 ~ 2019

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What’s Included

~ program tuition

~ program manuals, journal, tote bag

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Daily Schedule

  • ON DAY 1 ~ All Students will arrive for 8:30am (9:00am start for the balance of program)
  • 9:00 am – 1:00pm ~ IN CLASS
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm ~ Lunch Break
  • 2:00pm – 5:00pm ~ IN CLASS

* Last Day ~ Final Written Exam & final, full day including Graduation Celebration

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Studio Location | Brighton, UK

Think of Brighton as your home away from home, with the sea. A stroll along the stone walkways will reveal all the creature comforts you need (plus a few luxuries you really want). And when it’s time to escape, the seaside awaits just steps away.

Where is Brighton?

Brighton is an hour south of London by train, it’s a popular day trip destination.

What’s so special about Brighton?

Its broad shingle beach is backed by amusement arcades and Regency~era buildings. Brighton Pier, in the central waterfront section, opened in 1899. It is also known for its nightlife, the arts scene, shopping, and festivals.

JING Studio is located in the heart of the Brighton! Please review the location.

If you are in need of accommodations visit Brighton’s official site.

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Admission Requirements

To be considered for our 200 Yoga Teacher Training program, you must comply with the following admission requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older (we welcome students of ALL ages)
  • have reviewed program details thoroughly
  • have completed the online, admission application
  • have an English level that allows for reading, writing and speaking to a level of full comprehension
  • must not have a severe medical condition that will preclude a student from participating (persons who have a medical condition that does not interfere with their safety and their participation will always be considered for training)
  • have some basic, prior experience with Yoga (attending classes etc.)
  • be able to refrain from drug and alcohol use during the program

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Program Fees | Payment Dates

If you are registering WITHOUT any promotional, discounted or sale pricing, the following payment policy applies:

Price


£1875 GB Pounds

Deposit


£1000 GB Pounds

  • due & payable upon application
  • deposit is non~refundable

Balance of Fees

  • due & payable 55 days prior to start date of the program
  • payment is non~refundable

* airfare, meals, accommodation, and land transport are not included in fees

* all fees include tax

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What additional expenses will I incur, not including the program fees?

The additional expenses you may incur will be for airfare, meals, accommodations, and transport, if you do not reside in the greater London area.

You will also incur the cost of purchasing your textbooks (printed or ebooks) ~ this is approximately $100 USD.

Why do you request a deposit?

The deposit is required by accepted students who are prepared to commit to the program. Once received, we immediately plan, prepare and incur costs associated with the student, in full anticipation of their attendance.

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Refund & Payment Policy

If you are registering WITHOUT any promotional, discounted or sale pricing, the following refund and payment policy applies:

Deposit Fee | Payment Date

Upon acceptance into the program (via email confirmation), students are required to submit a non-refundable deposit within 3 days.

Refund Policy of Deposit Fees: The Deposit Fees are non-refundable. If a student opts to withdraw from the program at any point after acceptance is issued, the fees will not be refunded.

The balance of Program Fees | Payment Date

The full balance of program fees is due 55 days prior to the start date of the program.

Refund Policy of Balance of Program Fees: Final date to withdraw from a program and not be responsible for the final payment is 60 days prior to the start date of the program. No refunds will be granted 59 days or less, prior to the starting date of the program, or thereafter.

The student will provide written notice via email of request to withdraw from the program. The email must arrive within the period of 60 days or more before the program start date, to be deemed official notice and to not be charged for the program.

If you are registering WITH any promotional, discounted or sale pricing, the following payment and refund policy applies:

Deposit Fee | Payment Date

Refund Policy of Deposit Fees: The Deposit Fees are non-refundable. If a student opts to withdraw from the program at any point after acceptance is issued, the fees will not be refunded.

Transferring Programs

Should a student opt to transfer program dates or location, a $1,000 USD transfer fee and any Program Fee differences will apply. Transfers are not available once we are within 60 Days of the start of the original Program applied for. At that stage, the Refund Policy applies.

Payment Forms

Visa, MasterCard, Interac E-Transfer, Cash, Bank Transfer (all refunds are issued in the same format they were made)

Other

  • FULL REFUNDS of ALL fees will be issued if AnyBody Movement Teacher Training cannot move ahead for any reason that is of no fault or not related to the students applying (i.e. minimal attendance, studio cancels the program etc.).
  • In case of a student’s medical emergency any time prior to the start of the program, full CREDIT will be issued with official documentation from a Medical Doctor, to be used for future programming.
  • In case of a student’s medical emergency at any time during the program, fees credit will be granted, and the student may continue on during an upcoming scheduled program. If you are on a payment plan, payments will be processed accordingly.
  • Graduation Certificates will be emailed 10 days post-program, and when all payments have been received.

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Curriculum & Course Materials

Like all Registered Yoga Schools, our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training program is required to offer a curriculum based on the guidelines issued by Yoga Alliance. Within these guidelines is where prospective students will find differences in how the curriculum is delivered.

Our curriculum has an intense focus on technique training, which is essential for new teachers. In addition, our program offers variety in many areas to ensure authentic Yoga programming.

  • Teaching Methodology, Sequencing
  • 40+ Asana (Postures)
  • Anatomy & Physiology (in relation to Yoga Asana)
  • Meditation
  • Pranayama
  • Ayurveda
  • Introductory Workshops in Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Bhagavad Gita ~ Chapters 1 and 2
  • Lifestyle and Ethics of Yoga Teachers
  • Kirtan
  • Chakras
  • Kriyas
  • Bandhas
  • Drishti
  • Assisting and Adjusting
  • Mudras
  • Styles of Yoga
  • History of Yoga
  • Practicum Teaching
  • Discussion Sessions
  • The business of Yoga Workshop

Course Materials

  • Program Manual (provided)
  • Tote Bag (provided)
  • Journal (provided)
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh (students will purchase)
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Mukunda Stiles (students will purchase)
  • The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practices, Deborah Adele (students will purchase)

Remember that textbooks are reference tools ~ doing is the absolute best way to learn and we will spend numerous hours nurturing students in a practicum setting.

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Pre-Program Homework Requirements

6 weeks prior to your program, we will provide details of homework to be completed. We expect that the average student will take 15~20 hours to complete the items.  Homework includes completion of our online Physical Anatomy program and required reading.

Homework is part of your curriculum hours and is mandatory.

If for some unforeseen reason you are unable to complete all items before the start of the program, these will need to be completed post-program and before official certificates are issued.

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Evaluation

In order to successfully graduate and be certified as a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher, the following evaluation criteria must be met.

Each student will complete and/or is evaluated on:

  • 1 Practicum Teaching Class | Value ~ Pass or Fail
  • 1 Final Written Exam | Value ~ 45 Marks (total 45)
  • Participation | Value of 20 Marks (total 20) The following are considered: engaging with peers, contributing to discussions, being supportive, having a positive attitude, general participation, punctuality & completion of pre-program homework.

A student must receive a minimum of 32/45 on the final written exam, in order to successfully graduate; AND
A student must receive a PASS on the Practicum Teaching Class in order to successfully graduate; AND
Have completed all pre-program homework in order to successfully graduate.

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Yoga Alliance Accreditation

Yoga Alliance Accreditation is not only important to us as a school but to the graduates of our programs.  Yoga Alliance registry marks are globally recognized symbols of standards-based knowledge in the field of teaching Yoga.

We recommend all graduates register with Yoga Alliance, a voluntary body which promotes standards for training and practice, allowing you to increase your credibility as a teacher. By maintaining your Yoga Alliance Accreditation and registration on an annual basis, you may use the RYT or RYS designation following your name and on your marketing materials and website.

We are a registered 200, 300 and 500 Hour Yoga School with Yoga Alliance and are listed on their online directory. Registration acknowledges that our programming meets standards for curriculum and that training is conducted by experienced teachers.

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General 200 Hour Program FAQs

Is this the initial training for someone wanting to become a Yoga Teacher?

Yes, this is the first program that all prospective teachers attend. There are opportunities for teachers to continue on with advanced programming thereafter.

When you complete our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training program you will be certified to teach Hatha & Vinyasa Classes.  Specific programs such as Yin or Restorative are continuing education programs that you will take after this initial training if you choose to do so.

What if I am new to Yoga?

Everyone is new to Yoga each and every day. There is no perfection in Yoga, so everyone is welcome at the level they are at. In the program, we all start from the beginning, together!

When I leave the program, will I be able to teach public classes?

Absolutely! Our focus is you, the student, and the student becoming the teacher. Your teaching will be a direct reflection of our program and our intention is based on providing you with all the tools you need to succeed. We will have failed our students if we have provided them with anything less.

Do I need to be fluent in English?

We welcome students from all backgrounds and ethnicities. Due to the intensity of the program, we require all students to be fluent in the English language (reading, writing & speaking).

Is age an issue?

Yoga knows no age and it is never too late or too early to start. All students must be a minimum of 18 Years of age to take the program, but from there on everyone is welcome. If it is an inspiration, our oldest graduate (Khatun Dhamji, December 2012) was in her late 70’s!

Is this just for people wanting to teach Yoga?

Absolutely not! Anyone wishing to delve deeper into their practice is welcome to join us. The skills and tools we learn in the program can be applied to many aspects of life… Yoga does not just happen on the mat ~ it happens in every moment!

Do I automatically graduate if I attend?

No. In order to successfully graduate from any training program we offer, you must successfully meet the graduation criteria. Unfortunately, it serves no purpose for us to simply pass students who are not ready or able to teach yoga. It is unfair to you, to the public you may teach and to the integrity of our programming.

At the beginning of each program (during Orientation), the criteria will be clearly laid out as to the requirements for successful graduation.

No need to be anxious. All items on each evaluation will be covered in advance and our goal is to ensure you are prepared. Your success is our success!

What is an intensive immersion?

We want to ensure that students are prepared for the intensity of the program. It is hard work and hard play, but most importantly, it is a life changing experience. Your training days are devoted to helping you become the very best Yoga teacher you can be.

Why do I need to purchase my textbooks?

Students come from every corner of the globe.  The shipment of textbooks can be a large, logistical challenge. Therefore, we ask students to purchase the items directly; we do not charge students for texts in our fees.

All textbooks are to be purchased in English.

In the rare instance that a student is in an extremely remote geographical area and cannot receive a delivery, we will work with the student to ensure they have everything they need. This will be at a cost of $200 US Dollars.

Please DO NOT purchase any items, until you receive the official notice from our office, 6 weeks prior to the program start date.

Why do I see an “International Fee” on my Credit Card statement?

Some students will see a small charge on their Credit Card.

This charge is directly related to your Credit Card provider.  This charge is something which certain providers will issue when you pay for in a foreign currency (a currency other than what your Credit Card is in), or a foreign company processes a charge. Please contact your provider if you have any questions or concerns.

We are not able to amend this fee, nor do we ask the provider to charge it.

What is the policy on alcohol, smoking and drug use?

We ask that students do their best to refrain from alcohol and drug use during the program. Prescription medication is acceptable, assuming it is not being used recreationally.

Smoking is acceptable, but only in the designated areas.

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Brighton Specific | 200 Hour FAQs

Are my accommodations, meals and airfare included?

No, this program is non~residential which means students are required to organize these items on their own.

Will I need to bring a yoga mat?

It is optional. The studio has mats and props available for everyone.

What can you suggest for accommodation options?

There is no shortage of accommodation for visitors to Brighton and they have something for every budget. If you are in need of accommodations, visit Brighton’s official site.

Will coffee/tea/water be available?

Both complimentary water and tea are available throughout the day.  Coffee is not available.

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Brighton | Arrival Logistics

The Brighton 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training takes some logistical planning when you are considering your travel arrangements.

If you are commuting from London, the train from London Victoria Station is your most efficient option.

All students are expected to be on site by 8:30am on day 1.

If you are traveling in from a farther distance, please DO NOT book flights for your Brighton 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training until you receive our travel confirmation email, 6 weeks prior to program start date.

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Brighton | Packing List

If you are traveling to join us, please review the packing list.

  • comfortable, loose clothing for teacher training sessions (nothing fancy required)
  • yoga mat (optional)
  • prescription medication you may require
  • EpiPen ~ for those who have severe allergies and require one (please ensure you know how to use one & are prepared to in an emergency)
  • probiotics
  • good walking shoes (running shoes) / sandals / gumboots / slippers
  • travel adapter (for electronics)
  • sleeping eye mask
  • earplugs (highly suggested)
  • rain jacket (just in case)
  • sunscreen
  • alarm clock
  • camera
  • copy of travel insurance (optional ~ if you choose to purchase insurance)
  • passport & visa (if required based on your citizenship)
  • flashlight & batteries (mandatory ~ you will need this in the evenings)
  • book reading light that you can attach to reading materials in the evening
  • long sleeve shirts for evenings | short sleeve for day-time
  • long & short pants
  • money (GBP)
  • water bottle (NO glass bottles ~ BPA Free Bottles or Stainless Steel Only)
  • thermal cup with tight-fitting lid
  • travel first aid kit
  • sunglasses
  • sweatshirt or light coat for colder evenings
  • writing instruments & notepad (please have at least 3 or 4 writing instruments as you are writing each and every day)
  • course materials you have ordered
  • electronic devices (reminder ~ these are not allowed for use during class sessions)
  • energy or protein bars
  • Vitamin C, Zinc & Electrolytes (suggested when traveling long distances via air ~ it also helps when alcohol is not consumed during travel, and you stay hydrated along the way)
  • ointment or arnica cream for muscle strains and pain
  • pain relief medicine (ibuprofen, acetaminophen etc.)
  • personal Hygiene products
  • instant coffee for early mornings (for heavy coffee drinkers)
  • detergent for hand washing clothes
  • graduation outfit

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Have Questions?

Still, have questions? Email Us

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Registration Form and Payment

We would welcome you to join us ~ we garner as much inspiration from you as you will from this training. Follow your intuition!

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