250 HR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING VINYASA KRAMA & IN-DEPTH STUDIES 2019 - 20

 

If you want to take your yoga practice to the next level. You have a steady yoga practice and you want to acquire a qualified yoga training in order to develop as a yoga teacher. If you have completed a Yoga Teacher Training and you want to absorb new inputs to grow your teaching practice. You want to change your life and the lives of others. This is for you.

 

 

After working intensely with our 4th. group of  Trainees, we are proud and excited to announce the B.Yoga Basel 250 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Vinyasa Krama & In-Depth Studies 2019 - 20. Yes! This year, we added 50 hrs more of training due to the amount of guests and special classes we will offer in our 5th Teacher Training.

Join us and spend six months in the company of devoted yoga teachers & specialists with more than 20 years of experience. Allow your connection with Yoga practice to deepen and your teaching skills to blossom within an atmosphere of intimacy and security to develop a profound sense of yoga in your life.

 


A magical experience backed by excellent training!
This training has truly been one of the most special things I have done in my life with excellent teachers and mentors who coached us in all things including asana, mediation, philosophy and communication skills. It is a course with the perfect blend between discipline in our practice and also providing a lot of fun! The group had such a great bond and I have made friends for life in our YTT family! I am so excited to develop as a yoga teacher and I thank B.Yoga so much for their coaching and encouragement as I explore this new avenue in my life. The location and surroundings are also really beautiful and only add to the magic! A truly wonderful experience which I will keep with me always.
— B.Yoga Trainee 2018-19

 

What is Vinyasa Krama?

“Vinyasa Krama Yoga is an ancient practice of physical and spiritual development. It is a systematic method to study, practice, teach and adapt Yoga. This Vinyasa Krama approach to yogasana is unique in all of Yoga. By integrating the functions of mind, body and breath in the same time frame, a practitioner will experience the real joy of Yoga practice.”        

- Srivatsa Ramaswami

 

Understanding reality is understanding the changing nature of everything.

The sequence of asanas and their logical succession (Vinyasa) help us to gain a deeper awareness of this true changing nature of ourselves and our environment. The focused and unbroken intention that we embody at each step (Krama), linked with our conscious in- and out-breath brings us a little closer to the realisation of the process of development and constant becoming. 

These profound understandings when applied in a Vinyasa Krama yoga practice and daily life, can definitely lead to great personal transformation and growth which one learns to direct toward the benefit of all sentient beings. It is clearly an immensely valuable skill to channel consious intention for the betterment of all and an even greater privilege to be able to share and impart this ability to other seekers of truth. 


The B.Yoga TT gave me the opportunity to explore my Vinyasa Krama practice, learn about the ancient Vedic philosophy of my own ancestors and connect to a beautiful community of trainees and yogis who I will always hold dear to my heart.
— B.Yoga Trainee. 2017-18

TRAINING SCHEDULE

TRAINING BEGINS: Wednesday 28.August 2019

TRAINING CLASSES: Wednesdays & Fridays, 18:15 - 21:30 

AUTUMN BREAK: 28.September - 12.October 2019

YOGA & BREATH ANATOMY WEEKEND WITH LESLIE KAMINOFF : 23-24 November. 2019 9:30-17:00 (confirmed)

BREATH TO HEAL WEEKEND WITH MAX STROM: 13.-15. March 2020 (confirmed)

WINTER BREAK: 21.December 2019 - 4.January 2020 

FASNACHT BREAK: 22. February - 7. March 2020

TRAINING ENDS: 3. April 2020


The B.Yoga 200hr Teacher Training course was all and more than I could have hoped for. As well as learning about yoga on a deeper level, it gave me the knowledge and understanding to build and teach a class as well as evolve my personal practice. I also discovered a lot about myself along the way. It has been a hugely rewarding 8 months.
— Testimonial. Trainee 2016-17

 

THE PROGRAM

Techniques, Training and Practice (120 Hrs.):

  • Asanas, Pranayama, Vinyasa Krama & Meditation in-Depth Studies

  • Breath to Heal Weekend with Max Strom

Teaching Methodology (35 Hrs.):

  • Perception of time & rhythm

  • Voice Training & Chanting

  • Professional & Business Ethics

Anatomy & Physiology (30 Hrs.):

  • Western Anatomy & Physiology

  • Eastern Anatomy & Physiology

  • Yoga & Breath Anatomy Weekend with Leslie Kaminoff

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers (45 Hrs.)

  • Yoga Scriptures

  • Modern Yoga

  • Lineages & Schools

  • Contemporary Philosophy

  • Yoga Lifestyle in the Contemporary World

Practicum (20 Hrs):

  • Teaching Practices

  • Class Observations


The B.Yoga Teacher Training takes you on a journey starting with reviewing important asanas including a basic anatomy review, introducing you to yoga philosophy and history and preparing you to teach students flowing yoga classes safely. You can choose how intense your journey will be depending on your own studies and practice. This course makes you reflect on how to incorporate the yoga philosophy into your own life.
I loved exploring this beautiful pathway with the many knowledgeable teachers. Daniela Fuentes has extensive knowledge of yoga (asanas and philosophy), anatomy and teaching methodology.
I always enjoy her challenging classes and how she keeps her students safe. Daniela transmits this knowledge during the teacher training journey and is always honest and generous with her feedback. The B.Yoga Teacher Training is very intense course and I really enjoyed learning new elements, discovering yoga philosophy, studying yoga history, reviewing aspects of yoga, anatomy, and physiology which were familiar to me and putting this knowledge into practice.
— Testimonial. B.Yoga Trainee 2017-18

 

TEACHING FACULTY

DANIELA FUENTES -
TT MAIN TEACHER & director - Teaching Techniques, Methodology & Philosophy

BA Design. Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mx City (2005)
MAS Curating. Zürich University of Arts (ZHdK), Switzerland (2014)
200HR t’s Yoga SF Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training (2005) 
300HR Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training Program. Rhynebeck,  NY. (2008)
Jivamukti Yoga Advanced Certification Teacher Exam, Münich, DE. (2011)

Daniela is a designer/artist/curator/yoga facilitator who discovered Yoga in the late 90’s during her Design studies in Mexico City. Yoga spoke to the body’s memories of her gymnast years from early childhood and her innate spiritual curiosity. She began practicing at the age of 17 and after 20 years of practice and many different phases, Yoga practice has become a tool in her life that plays a very important role in her perspectives, relationships and creative work. Daniela has studied with many teachers and various methods of Yoga, but the most informing source to her teachings are her own yoga and creative practice, a geeky, secretive obsession on learning about the Psyche and, moreover, her curious mind.

Daniela’s classes are a mix of chants, philosophical-thought-provoking inputs with day-to-day examples, sound & breath awareness, body-intelligent flowy asana (yoga poses) sequences, hands-on assist through which you receive tremendous loads loving wisdom cultivated through her many years of practice and teaching, meditation & relaxation. You may find her connecting Yoga philosophy with Art theory one day, and then another talking about the incredible potential of Vinyasa practice on Neuroplasticity.

She likes to conceive “yogis” as random people who -as David Swenson wisely said once- leave a place a little bit better than how they found it. Advanced Yoga practice is in Daniela’s eyes reflected in one’s emotional health, that of our relationships and our capacity to see and embrace ourselves and others even in the realm of our limitations and failures, by taking self-responsability of both our outer and inner worlds. A “true yogi” grows and learns from all her life experiences and relationships, her identity is not limited, and her capacity to enjoy life and thrive expansive.


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Emily Pease -
ANATOMY, Teaching Techniques & Methodology

BA Fine Arts. Iowa State University (2005)
200 HR Teacher Training with Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health (2010)
300 HR Teacher Training with Mark Stephens (2018/19)
95 HR Kids Yoga Teacher Training with Next Generation Yoga (2018)

For Emily, stepping onto the yoga mat is a refreshing reminder of what is important to her — that which keeps her feeling creative, inspired and in a meaningful relationship with life.

Yoga found Emily quite some years ago and it has been a regular part of her life ever since. It wasn’t until a handful of years after her 200HR Teacher Training at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health that Emily found her life leading her towards sharing her practice in a more formal setting as a teacher. More recently she has completed additional trainings related to Yoga Anatomy and finished her 500HR teaching Certification with Mark Stephens in 2018/19. 

Emily has a great love for the practice and continues to evolve in her own study as a student. She has a great love for the practice, believing that she is first and foremost a student herself, and that the shared experience of teaching enriches her own personal study.

As a mother, Emily is additionally passionate about the ways that yoga enhances the well-being and confidence of children while also boosting the bonds of family life. Her greatest teacher has been her own child but she has also been honored to study and complete more than 125 hours of Kids Yoga training with Next Generation Yoga (USA) and Rainbow Kids Yoga (Australia) and is now a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance.


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Valerie Imbach -
Teaching Techniques & Pranayama

200 HR Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Airyoga Zürich (2011)
300 HR Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Airyoga Zürich (2012/13)

Since I can remember, body movement and dance have always been a significant part in my life. A strong longing to go deeper into more subtle and holistic bodywork came up while I was studying movement education in Basel (GDS/IfB, Bewegungspädagogik, 2005-2008). That’s when I came across Yoga for the very first time. Soon after, I found myself in India, seeking for deeper understanding, truth, love and hOMe. Since then my Yoga-mat has always been with me and my urge to learn, practice and develop led me to many different places and wonderful teachers around the globe: Biff Mithoefer (Yin Yoga, 50h TT), O.P. Tiwari (Pranayama), Surrinder Singh (Hatha Yoga), Ajay Kumar (Asthanga Yoga), Doug Keller (Yoga Therapy, Philosophy), Gurmukh (Kundalini Yoga), Sienna Sherman (Anusara Yoga), Sharat Arora (Iyengar Yoga), Radhanath Swami-ji (Bhakti Yoga), Goenka-ji (Vipassana & Metta Meditation), Thich Nhat Hanh (Mindfulness, Buddhism).

In 2011 I completed the 200h TT in Vinyasa Yoga in Zürich, followed by a +300h ATT in Hatha Yoga 2012/13 (+100h 2015) with my dearest teacher Stephen Thomas. It has been through him that I discovered the more subtle work of Pranayama, Mudra and Bandha, which opened me new doors into deeper dimensions.


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Amrta Artur Borok -
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics

When Amrta was 19 he joined a Bhakti Yoga Ashram at the Center for Vedic Studies in Vienna where he could immerse himself in the study of Yoga, Meditation, Sanskrit, Indian Classical Music, traditional ancient Indian philosophy and even Ayurvedic culinary art, to learn and experience more about the Vedic yoga heritage.


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Rachel Meyer -
CONTEMPORARY YOGA, PHILOSOPHY, Lifestyle & Ethics  

BA Sociology & Gender Studies. University of Delaware, Newark, DE (2001)
MA Systematic Theology. Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA (2009)
150HR Certificate in Yoga Philosophy. California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA (2009)
250HR Bhakti Flow Teacher Training. San Francisco, CA (2010)

Rachel Meyer is an American writer and yoga teacher who believes in keeping things real. She draws from her roots in musical theater, theology, and the arts to teach a wholehearted, vigorous vinyasa.

Rachel completed her Masters in Systematic Theology in Berkeley, CA under groundbreaking feminist theologian Rosemary Radford Ruether. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Yoga Journal, Yoga International, On Being, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, HuffPost, Parents Magazine, and more. She's trained with and assisted Rusty Wells, MC Yogi, and Amanda Giacomini, and taught for a decade in premier studios throughout San Francisco, CA; Portland, OR; and Boston, MA. Her current style is influenced by the work of Larry Schultz (creator of The Rocket), Buddhist psychotherapist Michael Stone, and meditation teachers Sharon Salzberg, Ethan Nichtern, Jack Kornfield, and Tara Brach.


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ANA ARNAZ-
METHODOLOGY: VOICE TRAINING & CHANTING

BA Opera Music. Conservatorio Nacional del Liceu de Barcelona  
MA Early Music. School Cantorum Basel

I began my musical studies as a young child in a music school where the voice was the main focus of the musical education. These first years determined the course of my later career and have made me company during all my life. A lute concert in a summer workshop delighted me at the age of 22, there I discovered Early Music. Therefore, after graduating with honours from the Conservatory of Liceo in Barcelona, I decided to continue my studies in the field of Early Music with Dominique Vellard and Richard Levitt at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, in Switzerland.

I always loved and needed movement. Dance and sport were some of my parallel activities, until Yoga got my attention and help me to find a balance in life: movement, breathing and music are all one. 

My curiosity and persistent questions about female repertoires in early music leaded me to become the founder of a women ensemble with early music singers Paloma Gutiérrez del Arroyo, June Telletxea and Anne Marie Lablaude. The ensemble Cantaderas interprets traditional womens’ vocal repertoires accompanied with frame drums and it will present its first CD at “As festas do Anno” in September 2019. 

My work as a voice teacher is an encouragement and an important complement for my musical life, it is difficult for me to imagine a performance life without the teaching part. I love to teach and my teaching work spreads out between the Music School of the Schola Cantorum and my neighbourhood with amateur musicians. Additionally, I teach at the Hautrive Monastery in Fribourg –where the monks have offered me the great gift of their trust as a teacher and as a person– and at B.Yoga, where I always have something to learn. Thanks Basel.

I perform regularly in European festivals in France, Holland, Germany, Spain and Switzerland with  Cantaderas, La Cecchina and Gilles Binchois. I also perform XX century music with the violinist Colleen Jennings, with whom I founded the ensemble Ex Luce color. I sing regularly in Switzerland with the Orchestra Crescendo performing later repertoires from Mendelssohn, Gounod, Fauré and Spohr.


The Yoga Teacher Training at B.Yoga was exactly what I needed at this stage of my life.
It was a now or never and I am glad that I have taken the now approach by taking the course.
Not only was it absolutely fabulous to have the option to take as many Yoga classes as you want during the training, the fantastic teachers at the studio as well as the amazing guest teachers who made me take my practice and my understanding of Yoga far further than I could imagine.
— B.Yoga Teacher Trainee. 2016-17

SPECIAL GUESTS TEACHERS TT 2019-20

Copy of BREATHE TO HEAL WEEKEND TRAINING WITH MAX STROM // 13-15 MARCH 2020 //

Max Strom

Born with severe clubbed feet, Max Strom spent much of the first six years of his life with his feet confined in plaster casts and braces. Today, he is known for inspiring and impacting the lives of people from all walks of life, teaching personal transformation and Inner Axis yoga worldwide. His teachings are not limited by contemporary yoga culture, and instead they are known to reach the heart of people across the globe. His method addresses the internal, and emotional aspects of our life, as well as physical healing. He has taught tens of thousands of students, trained several hundred teachers. Many know him for his two inspiring books: A Life Worth Breathing, published in five languages and used as required reading in many yoga trainings, and, There is No APP for Happiness, addressing the challenge of finding meaning in the digital age. A dynamic speaker, Max has presented three TEDx events, a keynote speech on ethics at the Lu Lu Lemon global management conference, and keynote addresses at wellness conferences, corporate conferences, and many yoga festivals. Most recently he presented at the first Wellness Symposium in Saudi Arabia, and the prestigious World Government Summit in Dubai. His TEDx talk, Breathe to Heal, is one of the most viewed talks on breath work in history. Max is recognised by both the Yoga Alliance US and UK at their Advanced Teacher Level (ERYT 500). You can see more of Max Strom’s work on his DVDs.

www.maxstrom.com


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Leslie Kaminoff

Leslie Kaminoff is a yoga educator inspired by the tradition of T.K.V. Desikachar. He is recognized internationally as a specialist in the field s of yoga, breath anatomy and bodywork. For over four decades he has led workshops and developed specialized education for many leading yoga associations, schools and training programs in America and throughout the world. His approach to teaching combines intellectual rigor, spontaneity and humor, and is always evolving. Leslie is the founder of The Breathing Project, a New York City based educational non-profit dedicated to advancing educational standards for yoga teachers and other movement professionals. His unique year-long course is available online at yogaanatomy.net. He is the co-author, with Amy Matthews, of the best-selling book “Yoga Anatomy.” You can follow him on Instagram (@leslie.kaminoff), Twitter (@lkaminoff) and on Facebook (LeslieKaminoffYogaAnatomy), on YouTube (YogaAnatomy) and learn more at YogaAnatomy.org


 

TRAINING FEES

GENERAL FEES: 4800CHF / Early Bird 4500CHF* (until 15.June 2019 )

You may also choose to pay your fees in installments (for a total of 5000 CHF). The 1st payment (2500 CHF) is due before 1.July 2019 and 5 additional payments (500 CHF) are due on the 1st day of each month (1.Aug, 1.Sep, 1.Oct, 1.Nov & 1.Dec). All payments must be completed even if you decide to leave the course before its end.

* Includes: Study Materials, all TT courses & Unlimited Classes at B.Yoga during the training duration.

 

REDUCED PRICE: 4000CHF/ Early Bird 3800CHF* ( until 15.June 2019)

You may also choose to pay your fees in installments (for a total of 4250 CHF ). The 1st payment (2000 CHF) is due before 1.July 2019 and 5 additional payments (450 CHF) are due on the 1st day of each month (1.Aug, 1.Sep, 1.Oct, 1.Nov & 1.Dec). All payments must be completed even if you decide to leave the course before its end.

Reduced pricing is appropriate for students or when you qualify because of financial need.

* Includes: Study Materials, all TT courses & Unlimited Classes at B.Yoga during the training duration.


After practicing yoga for many years (on and off), I signed up for the Byoga teacher training because I wanted to better understand asana and flows, to explore yoga philosophy and to more deeply connect with a yoga community. Having the chance to do this in familiar territory – in the beautiful Byoga space, with the amazing Byoga teachers -was perfect for me. Because the course is intense but spread over many months, it gave me a chance for new ideas to settle, to integrate some of what I was learning into my daily life.

The course was exactly the vibrant, fun, diverse, colourful patchwork that I hoped for – sometimes eclectic, sometimes challenging, pushing us just enough out of our comfort zones and giving us a solid base which built up, week after week. At the same time as giving us a firm foundation on all the basics, each of us connected the dots in our own way, following the themes and styles that most attracted us. My fellow trainees and I got to know each other very well, through the ups and downs of our ‘normal’ lives, and we grew to trust and support each other deeply.

I would recommend the course to anyone who wants to take their yoga practice further, even if they don’t necessarily want to become an active yoga teacher. The course gave me so much, both for my own personal development and, over time, to share with others.
— B.Yoga Teacher Trainee 2016-17

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply send your personal details, yoga experience and motivation letter to dan@byoga.ch or fill up the following form. A personal interview will be scheduled if we accept your application. 

 

SELECTION & CONDITIONS

  • We recommend that you have a steady Yoga Practice for a minimum of 2 years before the Teacher Training begins.

  • Fees need to be paid in full before the training begins unless according to the Installments plans. There are NO refunds for Teacher Training Fees.

  • A Teaching Position at B. Yoga Basel is not guaranteed for those who graduate from the training.

 

RYS 200 yoga alliance

B.YOGA BASEL is a Registered Yoga School certified by the Yoga Alliance. This program is officially registered and certified by the Yoga Alliance 200 Hr. Yoga Teacher Training Standards 2019