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WORKSHOPS & TRAININGS

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Upcoming workshops and trainings are listed below in chronological order. Some will be offered online only and some as a combination of in-person and online depending on the event and the time of year and the COVID situation. Each one has a clickable link to where you can register and pay with a credit card. If you prefer to pay by e-transfer please email at beth@bethruttyyoga.com

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FREE Yoga Teacher Town Hall
with Beth Rutty

DATE: Once a month (different days of the week to accommodate teachers schedules)

Time: 6:30-7:30 pm (or maybe some during the day...let me know what works for you!)

Location: Online (Zoom to be emailed upon registration)

Investment: FREE

Suitable for: Anyone who is a yoga teacher and currently teaching or has taken a training and has some trepidation around aspects of teaching yoga

FREE online forum with Beth Rutty to discuss and share any and all issues Yoga Teachers may have. 

Being a yoga teacher can have its challenges, especially in these times we're living now. Beth Rutty has been teaching yoga since 2002 and teaching yoga teachers since 2011. She now loves to support Yoga Teachers through mentorship. She has so much knowledge and expertise that she’d love to share with you. 

In these Town Hall for Yoga Teacher forums Beth creates a safe and interactive space for questions, concerns, clarification and general sharing of ideas for anyone who is a yoga teacher and currently teaching or has taken a training and has some trepidation around aspects of teaching yoga.

Specific and attainable goals as a yoga teacher on a multitude of levels including:
• anatomy/asana
• language
• sequencing
• theming
• developing a keen eye for misalignments
• contraindications
• how to work one-on-one
• how to develop a new class or workshop
• therapeutic yoga
• modified yoga

Also, the business side of yoga including:
• how to consolidate and create a niche area with your skill set
• how and where to put your energy to achieve the goals you seek for your business and your life as a whole
• how to make a living at teaching yoga
• how and where to best market yourself and what you offer

You name it, we can discuss it!

Register to reserve your spot and receive an email with details. 

***To get an idea of how Beth thinks...watch Conversations with Susanne here where Beth and Susanne discuss teaching yoga to teachers and what support we need in todays world.
 

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"Thank you Beth for an amazing Restorative Teacher Training. You’ve given us the gift of knowledge and cultivating peace in our lives as well as others. Feeling blessed to have experienced and shared our time together”

- Mary

RESTORATIVE YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

with Beth Rutty [ 17.5 Hour Certification ]

Date: March 1-3, 2024

Times: Friday 3:30-8:30 pm, Saturday 8:00 am-5:00 pm & Sunday 8 am - 1 pm

Location: Yoga at Spirit Ridge - Meaford

Investment: $600 (tax in)

Suitable for: anyone who would like to experience, learn and offer this healing practice. You do not need to be a yoga teacher.

Includes:17.5 hours of lecture, discussion and practice + Case Study homework [ 2  - 1:1 clients ] and a manual with pictures, sequences and more.

Description: Restorative Yoga, the yoga of non-doing, is a core practice underlying the very essence of yoga. Even those with an active yoga practice will benefit from the inner peace and deep release of Restorative Yoga. It is a practice that speaks directly to the Central Nervous System.

Supported and stabilized by various props, one experiences the yoga postures as profoundly relaxing and deeply rejuvenating, invoking a natural state of healing rest, renewal and equanimity.

In this 17.5 hour training Yoga Teachers will experience a practice each day to feel the effects first hand. We will break down the class sequences and each categories of poses. We will also support each other in partners or small group work in order to see and sense what different individuals might need for comfort as well as sequence and teach a class in groups. Each teacher will be encouraged to step outside the box and get creative to serve their students for the ultimate comfort experience in which they can let go the weight of the world.

Fundamentals of Teaching Restorative Yoga

1. What is Restorative Yoga? History/lineage

2. Why do we need it?

3. How is it different from other styles?

4. Benefits of RY

5. Principles of RY

6. Introduction to the Central Nervous System (CNS)

◦ Sympathetic

◦ Parasympathetic - introduction to the Polyvagal Theory

◦ Signs and symptoms – both systems

7. Exploring poses – rationale, set up, props and timing – anchoring and supporting; the art of touch (touchless touch); adjustments with blankets; use of sandbags, eye pillows and tennis balls...and more

8. Importance of meditation techniques and the language of RY

9. Use of music and silence

10. Sequencing a class/workshop

11. How long is optimal? 

12. Make time to experience the practice for yourself

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Introduction to Thai Yoga Massage Training
with Beth Rutty and Susanne Jakubowski


Dates: Session 1 & 2 Dates TBD - Spring 2024

Times: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm x 2 days x 2 weekends
Investment: $965 (tax in) ($300 non-refundable deposit required to book your spot - $665 due 1 month before start date of session 1]


Includes: in-person instruction, manual with colour pictures and vegetarian lunches both days, homework after the 1st weekend of working with 10 different people, logging information and handing in before final exam - a 1 hour massage on Beth or Susanne - Certificate Introduction to Thai Yoga Massage


Location: Session 1 & 2 - TBD


Suitable for: anyone interest in learning how to offer this very healing, hands-on practice.
Description: Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient bodywork developed over 2,500 years ago by Shivago Komarbhaccha, an Ayurvedic Doctor and celebrated Yogi. He practiced and shared his teachings with the Buddhist Monks. It combines influences from Tui Na Chinese masssge, Reflexology, Ayurvedic Indian Massage, Shiatsu Japanese massage, Yoga and Breathing Exercises.

 

Students will learn basic techniques that can lead them to more advanced practice, including: 

  • techniques like; gentle rocking, deep stretching, rhythmic compression, where each pose should flow into the next.

  • the intuitive dance between the therapist and the receiver

  • the physical application of love and compassion 

  • methods to attain or regain balance in the flow of energy in the body

  • how to work on superficial and deeper fascial layers of muscles, ligaments, joints and connective tissues and touches all areas of the body including the nervous, digestive and respiratory systems

  • simple routines that can be offered right away as an long practice or shorter ones - supine, prone and side lying
     

Benefits: can alleviates back pain, frozen shoulder, piriformis syndrome, SI joint issues, sacrum instability, menstrual pain, irritable bowel, and circulatory problems as well as stress

Thai Yoga Massage deals with rhythm because it is one of the fundamental principles of life. Rhythm and rocking deal with the water element.  It helps people let go. 

Register by clicking on the button below and pay with credit card, or if you prefer to pay with an e-transfer, email beth@bethruttyyoga.com

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Breathe New Life into Your Yoga Classes with Theming • Online (Zoom) Workshop
with Beth Rutty [ 2 Hours ]

Date: TBD• 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Investment: $55 (tax in)

Suitable for: any yoga teacher who would like to explore how to theme with ease and spice up class sequencing

Yoga classes can be so challenging to plan and sequence. Either we run out of ideas and repeat the same basic class over and over again or we spend time going to classes and workshops (in person or online) to get ‘new’ ideas.  
To breathe new life into your yoga classes, theming can be a beautiful answer. Theming at its best, is when we take our own experiences, everything from small to big, and look beneath the surface of it for the deeper value of the experience. Perfect opportunities to bring philosophy into your classes in a way that makes sense to our students and how they can relate it to their yoga practice and their life.


Let Beth take you through the steps to bring new life to your classes. 


You will learn:

  • how to cultivate a storyteller’s eyesight - sometimes seeing the mundane as sublime

  • how to share an experience in a brief and powerful way

  • how to take that experience - no matter how small or big and find a ‘golden nugget’ to build a class on

  • how to sequence with your theme in mind

  • how to thread the theme through the whole class (not just use it at the beginning and end)

Join Beth for this thought-provoking workshop and see how a theme can open up a whole new world of teaching for you and whole new experience for your students.

Register by clicking on the button below and pay with credit card, or if you prefer to pay with an e-transfer, email beth@bethruttyyoga.com


“At the end of the day people won't remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.”
― Maya Angelou

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