21 Day Residential Program

October 24th to Nov. 14th 2016 at  Mount Madonna Conference and Retreat Center

 Save the Date!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: the residential teacher training date and location are set. Scroll down to get the details on this amazing program.
Join our email list to get the latest news on this training and more!

Training Description

This training will give you a whole-person approach to yoga. You will learn how all the elements of yoga including asanas, pranayama, body awareness, guided imagery, meditation and deep relaxation can come together as a vehicle for health and healing. This training is designed to cover the minimum standards for yoga teachers, and will provide you with a certificate of completion that will qualify you and supply you with the application for the National Registry of Yoga Teachers through Yoga Alliance. It is open to anyone with a basic foundation in yoga (practicing for at least one-two years)

Share Your Passion For Yoga

Integrative Yoga Teacher Training was founded by Joseph Le Page. Its intent is to train teachers to have a whole person approach to yoga. Students learn to teach classes that involve every level of Being using the structure of the Five Koshas. Emphasizing understanding the benefits of Yoga for the physical body, with in-depth study of the Yoga Asanas (postures), as well as learning about the energetic, mental, emotional and spiritual levels. Integrative Yoga Teacher Training graduates teach Yoga-based wellness programs in a wide variety of settings, including studios, hospitals, businesses, schools, clinics and complimentary health care settings.

Are you passionate about Yoga?

Ready to deepen your practice?

Interested in studying with dynamic teachers?

This Intensive training will provide
all of that and more!

yoga class 1

SIGN UP NOW

Save your place for this exceptional program to train with some some of Northern California’s outstanding yoga teachers and more!

This program is registered with the Yoga Alliance as a 200 Hour Teacher Training Certification Program (RYT-200).

Join Jean Grant-Sutton & Ellen Schaeffer for this amazing opportunity to study & cultivate the fundamental skills for teaching Yoga as a vehicle for total wellness. Utilizing the curriculum of Integrative Yoga Therapy you will learn how to create and teach classes with a focus on health and healing.

On completion of this training you have the minimum standards for yoga teachers. You receive a certificate of completion and an application for the National Registry of Yoga Teachers through Yoga Alliance.

In this therapeutic teacher training you will receive a solid foundation in teaching:

  •  Asana – classical form of Yoga postures & modifications for different needs and populations
  • Yoga Philosophy & Psychology – for integrating into your teaching & daily life
  • Fundamental Anatomy & Physiology – practical application
  • Pranayama – breathing practices – applications & adaptations
  • Mudra – introduction to hand movements

You will also study key tools for creating exceptional classes that involve your student at every level of their being including:

  • Class design – including use of themes
  • Sequencing – for all level classes
  • Pacing – for flow, coherence & mood
  • Use of voice & instructions – for clarity & mood
  • Hands on & verbal adjustments – safe & therapeutic

Integrative Yoga Teacher Training was founded by Joseph Le Page. Its intent is to train teachers to have a whole person approach to yoga. Students learn to teach classes that involve every level of Being. There is an emphasis on the structure of the Five Koshas: the benefits of Yoga for the physical body, with in-depth study of the Yoga Asanas (postures), as well as learning about the energetic, mental, emotional and spiritual levels. Integrative Yoga Teacher Training graduates teach Yoga-based wellness programs in a wide variety of settings, including studios, hospitals, businesses, schools, clinics and complimentary health care settings.

Mount Madonna Center conference and retreat center

Mount Madonna Center is a conference and retreat center located on 355 acres of mountain-top redwood forest and grassland overlooking Monterey Bay, between Santa Cruz and Monterey, in Northern California.

It is a community designed to nurture the creative arts and the health sciences within a context of personal and spiritual growth, inspired by Baba Hari Dass and sponsored by the Hanuman Fellowship, a group whose talents and interests are unified by the common practice of Yoga.

Jean and Ellen are excited to announce: Registration is OPEN for the 21 Day Residential Certified Integrative Yoga Teacher Training October 24th to Nov. 14th 2016 at  Mount Madonna Conference & Retreat Center

TRAINING DATES

October 24th
-to-
Nov. 14th 2016

Program Tuition Options:

Super early bird – $3,195 by February 28, 2016

Early bird – $3,395 by April 1, 2016

After April 1, 2016 – $3,500

$500 non-refundable deposit must be made by February 28, 2016

Payment in full by October 1, 2016.

Payment plans for tuition are available through paypal.


IYT Teacher Training



Other Costs:
Housing & Meals can be paid for & arranged at www.mountmadonna.org. They have many options to choose from.

Scholarships available by application once the program has registered with 10 students.

Contact Jean at 707-481-4122 or e-mail jmgsyogi@gmail.com for more information

REGISTRATION FORMS –click here– Print it, fill it in and mail to address on the form.

We look forward to having you in the training!

Jean Grant-Sutton is the Program Coordinator and a yoga teacher at P.O.S.T. Wellness by Design in Petaluma, California. She is a 500-RYT, 1000-PYT and has enjoyed the study and practice of yoga for over 30 years. Jean brings her expertise in the knowledge of the body from a 15-year bodywork career as a Certified Massage Therapist and student of Health Education at San Francisco State University.  She was the Founder and Director of BodyWorks Integrative Yoga and Stress Management Center from 2003-2013 and is very proud to have graduated over 7 years of graduates from her 200 hour Affiliate Integrative Yoga Teacher training Programs.

Ellen Schaeffer, RYT-500, PYT-1000 has been a student of the philosophy and practice of Yoga for 30 years and teaching Yoga for more then 20. She owns and directs One Yoga Center in Foster R.I. and has been a national trainer of Yoga teachers for 10 years. She serves as faculty for Integrative Yoga Therapy in their Professional Yoga Therapy Program. Ellen’s educational and professional foundation is in Psychology & Human Development. Ellen uses these complementary skills in her Yoga Therapy practice where she has a passion for supporting people as they brave the joys & challenges of being human.

Tentative Teaching Staff

Jean Grant-Sutton, Director

Jean has the dream to support the vision of Integrative Yoga by making it accessible to all, especially those who can’t take large amounts of time away from family or work to do the two-week intensive programs. She aims to create a non-judgmental, non-competitive learning environment where the student feels free to explore all the aspects of yoga. Her format is set-up for the students to have a lot of direct experience, practice, discussion, instruction and healing. Her intention is to give the student the ability to facilitate classes of their own with confidence and enthusiasm for this ancient art of self awareness. Jean has completed the Integrative Yoga 1000-hour Advanced Professional Yoga Therapy (certification) Program. Her main teachers include Kate Pelly (Iyengar), Ian Rawlinson (Desikachar-ViniYoga) and Joseph LePage (Integrative). She has also been influenced by classes with Scott Blossom, Richard Miller, Anodea Judith, and Judith Lasater. She is a Certified Massage Therapist and Nutrition Consultant and studied Health Education at San Francisco State University. Jean was the Founder and Director of BodyWorks-Integrative Yoga and Stress Management Center. She has been practicing and studying Yoga since 1980 and teaching since 1994. Jean’s teaching encompasses her extensive experience as a bodyworker (Certified Massage Therapist), and her passion for yoga. She is currently Program Coordinator and teacher at P.O.S.T. Wellness by Design in Petaluma.

Ellen Schaeffer, Director

 RYT-500, PYT-1000 has been a student of the philosophy and practice of Yoga for 30 years and teaching Yoga for more then 20. She owns and directs One Yoga Center in Foster R.I. and has been a national trainer of Yoga teachers for 10 years. She serves as faculty for Integrative Yoga Therapy in their Professional Yoga Therapy Program. Ellen’s educational and professional foundation is in Psychology & Human Development. Ellen uses these complementary skills in her Yoga Therapy practice where she has a passion for supporting people as they brave the joys & challenges of being human.

Dr. Baxter Bell

Dr. Bell is a graduate of Piedmont Yoga Studio’s 18-month Advanced Studies Program, under the directorship of Rodney Yee, with whom Baxter has also assisted in workshops around the country. Baxter’s other influences include Patricia Walden and Erich Schiffman. He is a contributing writer to Yoga Journal Magazine and The International Journal of Yoga Therapy. Baxter is also involved in the integration of therapeutic applications of Yoga with Western Medicine. He combines Hatha Yoga Asanas and Pranayama to his care with patients in his Medical Acupuncture practice