The AcroYoga Montreal TT helped me to consolidate some fundaments of the AcroYoga path I would like to keep walking, as well as brought me a teaching and learning methodology that was really organized and useful to my personal practise and to my classes as a teacher.
Level 1 Acroyoga Montreal Teacher Training. ( 100 hrs )
This Acro Yoga teacher training intensive will give participants the tools to teach the fundamentals of static acrobatic, partner body balancing; intro to seamless and dynamic Acro Yoga transitions and the creative process of Acro Yoga Montreal.
100hr Level 1 Content: 16 hours - Intermediate / Advanced Acroyoga Technique 15 hours - Yoga / Physical Preparation / Asana Theory 10 hours - Technique 1 (Beginner Repertoire) 10 hours - Flow Practice and Perfectionment 6 hours - Teaching Practice / Lesson Preparation 5 hours - Creation / Guided Creative Process 4 hours - Hand Balancing / Handstanding 4 hours - Privilege and Oppression Awareness 4 hours - Games and Game Strategy 3 hours - Assessment and Diagnostics 3 hours - Safe Space, Ethics, Community Guidelines 3 hours - Open Jams / Guided Jams 3 hours - Anatomy 3 hours - Movement / Warm Ups 2 hours - Injury Prevention / Longevity in the Practice 2 hours - First Aid Protocol 2 hours - Core Stability and Stretching 1.5 hours - Sequencing Theory 1.5 hours - Dance Technique 1 hour - Performance / Presentation 1 hour - Find the Voice TOTAL- 100 hours (Hours are subject to change based on the necessities of the group)
Acro Yoga Montreal Teacher Training Level 1 Requirements
participants should feel comfortable upside down
hold a tripod headstand and handstand comfortably against the wall
hold plank pose and chaturanga dandasana with relative ease
participants should have an ongoing AcroYoga practice (300+hours)
be comfortable basing and flying basic AcroYoga balances
have a consistent yoga asana practice 2-3 x per week for a mininum of 2 years
be comfortable teaching an hour long yoga class; a teacher training certification is not necessary.
most important of all a good “sense of humor”!!
REQUIREMENT VIDEOS All applicants must submit (or give us a link to) a video of themselves executing the "Teacher Training Requirements", and teaching a 15 - 30 minute yoga or movement class of their choice
1. Teacher Training Requirements (all of it)
2. Teaching a 15 - 30 minute yoga or movement class Submit a video of yourself teaching a 15- 30 minute yoga or movement class of our choice to a minimum of 3 people. We want to see your teaching capabilites.
The 2 Acroyoga Flows ("Hanumanasana flow" and "Victoria Hall Flow") do not need to be submitted, but should be practiced in order to get a feel for the Acroyoga Montreal style and to prepare you for the rigors of the teacher training. We appreciate it is not always possible to have a dedicated partner to practice with to learn these flows, so do your best to familiarize yourself with the Montreal style