DROPPING INTO STILLNESS:
Restorative, Yin & Mindfulness Training
with Erika Shapiro
Dates: 26th April – 1st May 2021, 9-6pm
50 Hour Training
This training is a specialised training for qualified yoga teachers who want to deepen their knowledge of restorative yoga, yin yoga and mindfulness and take these teachings into their classes.
The course will be in an intimate and focused environment where each participant will be able to practice their teaching skills and receive constructive feedback.
What will be covered in this training?
- The differences between yin yoga and restorative
- The foundation of a yin practice
- The foundation of a restorative practice
- The pillars of a mindfulness practice
- An overview of the Daoist energy body
- The subtle body according to yoga philosophy
- The benefits of still practices
- How to work with common injuries and conditions
- An overview of yin and restorative postures
- Practicing, adapting and adjusting yin and restorative postures
- Sequencing theory and practice
- Class theming and preparation
The training is registered with Yoga Alliance Professionals and is made up of 48 contact hours over 6 days.
REQUIREMENTS: You must already be a 200 Hour Qualified Teacher to complete this training
About Erika Shapiro
Erika is a Senior Yoga Teacher, registered with Yoga Alliance Professionals. She teaches Vinyasa flow, Yin yoga, Restorative yoga, meditation and mindfulness in the context of group classes, private tuition, corporate workshops and well-being days and teacher trainings, for those wishing to embark on the path of teaching yoga.
Erika is the head of teacher training at MoreYoga. She is the lead teacher on the teaching team, writes content and supports the creation of value added educational online content for teachers. She teaches on the 200 hour programme, as well as on the advanced teacher training.
Erika is passionate about sharing the power that a yoga and meditation practice can unleash within us, helping us live a healthier, fuller, more balanced and attuned life. Her yoga classes are non-dogmatic and encourage students to find their own way of practicing within their range of motion and ability. Her classes are challenging both physically and mentally, but at the same time accessible and inclusive. Erika is a true teacher and is interested in sharing her love of yoga, meditation, mindfulness and Eastern Philosophy to facilitate clients learning and growing in their practice, under her experienced guidance.
Erika qualified as a 500 hour RYT yoga teacher in 2009 with the Art of Contemporary Yoga (registered with Yoga Alliance US), under the guidance of Joanne Avison (author of Yoga: Fascia, Anatomy and Movement), Alex Filmer-Loch (Author, teacher, therapist) and Linda D’Antal (founder of Treehouse Yoga).
She has continued her training path since and qualifying with Bo Forbes completing her Integrated Yoga Therapeutics online training as well as graduating on a 200 hour meditation, stress management, applied philosophy and eastern psychology Training with Alexander Filmer-Loch from Inside Meditation.
Erika is trained in pre and post-natal yoga and with Sally Parkes Yoga and also holds a foundation certificate in Psychotherapy and Counselling.