Anand Menza Restorative Teacher Training

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22 Jan

Anand Menza Restorative Teacher Training

January 22, 2020 - January 24, 2020


This 20-Hour training is for teachers, teacher trainees, and students interested in delving deeper into Restorative Yoga
Delve into the practice of Restorative Yoga with Mona Anand and Gina Menza in this unique training, created for both students and teachers. Participants will learn how to teach restorative yoga and develop their own home practice.
The training will cover:
  • The science behind Restorative Yoga
  • How to teach Restorative Yoga including the benefits and contradictions of key poses.
  • How to work with a variety of props in restorative poses for classes, privates and a home practice.
  • Hands-on adjustments.
  • Class Sequencing
  • How to design and modify a restorative practice for specific issues
  • Basic understanding and how to teach Yoga Nidra
  • Introduction to essential oil uses
Experience a class taught by Gina and a class taught by Mona – along with the opportunity to give and receive a private and get feedback from both of them. This training will focus on developing practical skills and working with fellow students to develop an “eye” to see physical misalignments and know how to adjust them. Practice tuning into the subtle energetic field of your students, learn hands-on adjustments, and practice teach restorative poses along with Yoga Nidra.

Wednesday, January 22 | 9:30am – 5:30 pm
Thursday, January 23 | 9:30am – 5:00 pm
Friday, January 24 | 9:30am – 5:30 pm

Regular Tuition: $575
Early Bird Discount: $475 (paid by January 10)

*No further discounts are available. All specialty training program tuition is non-transferable and non-refundable.

Bio: Mona Anand is a co-owner of ISHTA Yoga and a Yogiraj or yoga master in the ISHTA lineage. She is a Senior Trainer in ISHTA’s 500 Hour Teacher Training and has also designed two yoga nidra trainings, “Mona Anand’s ISHTA Yoga Nidra,” and “Yoga Nidra and The Chakras” She has released four yoga nidra CD’s for different purposes that included deep relaxation or sleep, to lift your spirits, to ground and center and to balance the muladhara chakra. They are available on iTunes and numerous online yoga sites and sold at ISHTA Yoga. Mona also co-leads a restorative trainings, “Anand Menza Restorative,” taught around the world. For over a decade she has been teaching her signature Restorative/Yoga Nidra Chakra Workshop series and Ayurveda series.

Mona grew up in Mumbai, India where she was first introduced to yoga. She has a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University and currently lives in nyc with her husband and two daughters.

Bio: After over twenty-five years practicing and teaching yoga, Gina Menza has learned the importance of balancing the active side of one’s yoga practice and the quiet solitude of a restorative yoga sequence. She has learned to balance the frenetic and exquisitely fun energy of raising three kids in New York City with the refueling and relaxing rest necessary to survive. In addition to ISHTA, Gina has taught in innumerable places; from classrooms in Los Angeles California, sidewalks in Times Square New York City, studios in Stockholm Sweden, Skype screens in Helsinki, London studios to beachside in Goa, southern India. Gina has also designed the prenatal material used in both the 200 and 300-hour ISHTA trainings as well as co- creating her own school, Anandamama Prenatal Yoga which holds annual, 85-hour, Yoga Alliance trainings in NYC.

“Finding pranayama, meditation and final relaxation most profound in my yoga practice, I never skimp on the subtleties. The exploration of yoga’s precise sciences is fascinating and profound. Yoga will take you places you never knew you could reach, right within the confines of your own body!”

*No further discounts are available. All specialty training program tuition is non-transferable and non-refundable.

Event Details

Date: January 22, 2020 - January 24, 2020
Time: -
Address: 816 Broadway
Organizer Name: ISHTA Yoga