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Teacher's Immersion

INNOVATIVE TEACHER TRAINING AND WORLD-CLASS FACULTY

The yoga field is rapidly growing, adapting, and changing. In the past few years, we have studied with game-changing strength, functional movement, breathing and anatomy teachers. We’ve gone through the uncomfortable growing pains of questioning what the heck “teaching yoga” means. We’ve gotten creative and adapted how we teach “yoga” and how we introduce new approaches to our students, and we’ve led our team of teachers through this process with us. It’s been both humbling and exciting, and we are committed to being lifelong students.

We are so heartened that our students are sharing outstanding feedback that they are feeling stronger, better informed, and more connected to their bodies and selves in everyday life.

Now we are bringing the teachers we have been learning so much from to Kitchener-Waterloo! We’ve created a program to help yoga and movement teachers update and refine their skills and knowledge base, and fill in the gaps that a 200-hour YTT inevitably can’t cover in depth. We’ll be sharing our passion for building community, fun and functional movement, restorative yoga, yoga that builds strength, and compassionate, thoughtful teaching. We hope you’ll consider joining us in creating a supportive and rich learning community to refine and elevate yoga teaching.

We've designed this program so you can immerse fully and take the whole program, or dip in for specific parts that interest you.

With enthusiasm,

Leena & Emma

Faculty

Cecily Milne, Founder of Yoga Detour

As a strength and mobility specialist, Cecily helps her students rediscover their potential for strong, balanced movement both on and off the mat. She is certified as a Functional Range Movement Specialist (FRCms) and a Functional Range Assessment practitioner. Cecily is known for seamlessly integrating the knowledge gained from her strength and movement coaches into a yoga practice that is informed, accessible and above all feels good!

Kathryn Bruni-Young will be sharing her approach to yoga in a Mindful Strength Immersion at Queen Street Yoga in downtown Kitchener.

Kathryn Bruni Young

Kathryn Bruni-Young has been teaching for eleven years and her current approach comes after years of training in yoga, strength training, Ido Portal Method, Somatic Experiencing, and mindfulness. She teaches workshops all over the world and is the host of the Mindful Strength Podcast.

Madeleine Shen is an Axis Syllabus teacher and will be teaching functional movement and anatomy in Queen Street Yoga's Teacher's Immersion in the tri-cities area.

Madeleine Shen

Madeleine Shen is a certified Axis Syllabus Teacher and is currently studying at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. With a background in contemporary and modern dance performance and Biomedical Engineering, Madeleine brings a passionate, informed and creative approach to teaching movement and anatomy. Madeleine’s infectious enthusiasm for how our unique bodies form, grow and move will delight you and change the way you practice.

Emma Dines teaches yoga and trains yoga teachers in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Emma Dines

Emma Dines has completed over 600 hours of yoga training, has trained over 60 teachers, and has been teaching a wide range of group classes and private yoga since 2010. Emma brings a constantly evolving understanding of the human body to her teaching, and a creative approach to props and sequencing that encourage curiosity and playfulness in her classes.

Leena Miller Cressman is the Owner/Director of QSY.

Leena Miller Cressman

Leena has been teaching yoga since 2008, and has completed over 1,000 hours of training in alignment-based yoga, functional anatomy, Ayurveda, and teaching pedagogy. She has trained over 60 yoga teachers in a blend of functional and dynamic movement, strength building, Restorative Yoga, nuanced alignment, and mindful breath work. One of Leena’s biggest passions is building a rich learning community and mentoring teachers.

Jennifer Snowdon is a Buteyko Educator, and will be teaching in Queen Street Yoga's 2018-2019 Teacher's Immersion.

Jennifer Snowdon

Jennifer is a yoga teacher and Buteyko Educator. She began teaching Buteyko breathing to clients to help them with disordered breathing and the resulting conditions, as well as to improve their athletic performance. She passionately teaches yoga teachers about functional breathing and how to evaluate breathing practiced in yoga classes. 

Christopher Bourke

Christopher has worked for a decade in the field of mental health and addictions, supporting youth and adults living with complex and developmental trauma.He deepened his yoga practice through teacher training at Queen Street Yoga and continued professional development in therapeutic yoga with Susi Hately, Andrea Soos, Trudy Austin, and Kathryn Bruni Young. Christopher weaves his knowledge of trauma, family systems theory, and dialectical behaviour therapy with movement techniques to help teachers hone their greatest resource - presence with self and others.

Modules

with Madeleine Shen

Sat October 13, 12-6:30pm, $120+hst

Yoga moves us from head to toe, so let's get to know the supple spine that lives in between. The spine is a structure, a pillar, a support. The spine is an engine, a motor, a driving force. The spine is expressive, subtle and deep. Dive into the anatomy of the spine, its function in the body, what can go wrong, and how we can maintain spinal health. Through conversation, pictures, anatomical models, and movement, you will build your knowledge of healthy joint parameters and whole body movement as it applies to teaching yoga. Madeleine will also analyze and review important yoga poses through the lens of spinal mechanics, giving an opportunity to deepen your relationship to poses that are part of your practice and teaching.

Madeleine Shen is a certified Axis Syllabus Teacher and is currently studying at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. With a background in contemporary and modern dance performance and Biomedical Engineering, Madeleine brings a passionate, informed and creative approach to teaching movement and anatomy. She has a dream of one day opening a multifaceted health care practice with movement education and artistic exploration. Madeleine’s infectious enthusiasm for how our unique bodies form, grow and move will delight you and change the way you practice.

What is the Axis Syllabus?

The Axis Syllabus, first consolidated by Frey Faust, is a collection of anatomical attributes and ways of moving that are basically safe and energy conservative. The Axis Syllabus seeks to provide accessible information on body alignment and movement practices using physics, anatomy and relevant scientific data from various fields, as a guide. In classes led by teachers of the Axis Syllabus, spiral and wave-like movements are often used to create kinetic energy and minimize excess tension. Exercises can prompt internal discoveries that people can transfer into their daily life or any activity with a movement focus. 

with Leena Miller Cressman & Emma Dines

Restorative Yoga Immersion: Nov 9-11: Fri 7-9pm, Sat & Sun 10-5pm

Restorative YTT: Nov 24-25, Sat 12-6:00pm & Sun 9:30am-2pm

$500+hst or 460+hst if you register by Sept 20

Given that stress is often cited as the one main causes of disease, many people could greatly benefit from deep relaxation through Restorative Yoga. Restorative Yoga can help you reduce stress and improve your physical mobility, mental wellbeing, breath awareness, and quality of sleep.

Our Restorative Yoga Weekend Immersion will help you deepen your practice and understanding of a wide array of Restorative Yoga postures, relaxation and meditative techniques, nervous system function, breath physiology, and energetics. The Immersion will be deeply rejuvenating, with lots of opportunities to practice techniques and to restore your body and mind. It will give you a solid foundation to improve stress management and bring self-care practices into your life.

The weekend immersion is open to anyone; no advanced yoga skills required. For yoga teachers and those wanting to share Restorative Yoga with others, there will be additional weekend of training and a practicum component following the immersion. Read more in detail here

with Cecily Milne

Jan 12-13

Sat 12-6:30pm & Sun 10-4:30pm

$275+hst

Yoga Detour is known for seamlessly bridging the gap between alternative movement modalities and traditional postures. As the creator of this Teacher Training method, Cecily specializes in an integrative approach to yoga asana that blends science with intuition, and structure with creativity. During this deep dive into the Detour method, she will explore the four main pillars of this approach:

  • Working from the Centre - spinal mechanics, centration and core stability
  • Integrating lower body strength and mobility into standing postures
  • Integrating upper body strength and mobility into backbends and arm balances
  • Floor Play - finding mobility from the group up

Cecily will demonstrate how to layer these foundational elements of a Detour-style practice to create an approach to movement and teaching that honours the needs of each student while creating a balanced and informed full-body experience.

About Cecily Milne: As a strength and mobility specialist, Cecily helps her students rediscover their potential for strong, balanced movement both on and off the mat. She was an avid Ashtanga practitioner for 10 years and in 2014 she began to study from a broader range of movement enthusiasts. She has since become certified as a Functional Range Movement Specialist (FRCms) and a Functional Range Assessment practitioner. She has studied the SomaTraining system and ELDOA, and most recently has been delving into the realms of pain science. Cecily is known for seamlessly integrating the knowledge gained from her strength and movement coaches into a yoga practice that is informed, accessible and above all feels good!

Find out more about Cecily and Yoga Detour

with Madeleine Shen

March 2-3

Sat 12-6:30pm & Sun 9:30am-2pm

$195+hst

Yoga practice allows us to expand and integrate body and mind. The poses come from a deep place within and radiate outwards, and allow us to connect. The complex organization of the limbs and spine can be both a biomechanical and a neurological puzzle; when we solve it, we feel whole, strong and expressive. Through conversation, pictures, anatomical models, and movement, you will build your knowledge of healthy joint parameters and whole body movement as it applies to teaching yoga. Madeleine will lead an investigation into the anatomy, and neurology of the limbs in relation to the spine and whole body movement. She will offer concrete scientific facts, mixed with imagery to empower you with a deep understanding of the whole body orchestra.

Madeleine Shen is a certified Axis Syllabus Teacher and is currently studying at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. With a background in contemporary and modern dance performance and Biomedical Engineering, Madeleine brings a passionate, informed and creative approach to teaching movement and anatomy. She has a dream of one day opening a multifaceted health care practice with movement education and artistic exploration. Madeleine’s infectious enthusiasm for how our unique bodies form, grow and move will delight you and change the way you practice.

What is the Axis Syllabus?

The Axis Syllabus, first consolidated by Frey Faust, is a collection of anatomical attributes and ways of moving that are basically safe and energy conservative. The Axis Syllabus seeks to provide accessible information on body alignment and movement practices using physics, anatomy and relevant scientific data from various fields, as a guide. In classes led by teachers of the Axis Syllabus, spiral and wave-like movements are often used to create kinetic energy and minimize excess tension. Exercises can prompt internal discoveries that people can transfer into their daily life or any activity with a movement focus. 

with Kathryn Bruni-Young

June 7-9

Fri- 7-9pm, Sat & Sun 10-12:30, 2-5pm

$295+hst

Friday Workshop – Practice Class

This workshop will be a great introduction to the practice of Mindful Strength, and how strength work can be a healing practice. Kathryn will give a talk, and lead the group through a Mindful Strength practice that will warm everyone up to the key concepts of strength and mobility.

Saturday & Sunday - Two-Day Workshop

Over the two days of this workshop, you will get your body moving in new ways, from upper body strength, to lower body, breathing, yoga poses, functional movements and much more. Kathryn will weave together lots of movement with talks on the key principles of Mindful Strength and the art and science of strength training. Topics covered will include: strength and aging, joint preparation, tissue adaptation, mobility, biomechanics, recovery and mindfulness. Students will be encouraged to bring up any questions or goals they have for the weekend. Sequencing, programming, and class structure will also be outlined, to give students an idea of how to practice Mindful Strength on their own and how to share it with others.

Open to all levels! This workshop is perfect for teachers and practitioners of all disciplines who are seeking new inspiration that will change the way you look at movement and yoga practice.

Kathryn Bruni-Young has been teaching for eleven years and her current approach comes after years of training in yoga, strength training, Ido Portal Method, Somatic Experiencing, sensitivity, pilates, and mindfulness. Kathryn aims to make strength training empowering and accessible for all bodies. She has specific experience working with athletes, and seniors, and she is confident that she can make the practice of Mindful Strength work for just about anyone. She teaches workshops all over the world and is the host of the Mindful Strength Podcast. Learn more about her approach here

Mini-Modules

with Emma Dines & Leena Miller Cressman

Sun, Sept 23, 1:30-4:30pm, $60+hst

You know the areas you want to improve as a yoga teacher, but how do you take steps to get there? How do you integrate new information, teach something new, or step outside your comfort zone? In this workshop we will set tangible goals and discuss self-coaching strategies for you to track your progress over time and begin to thrive as a teacher. You will learn how to create teaching exercises for yourself to grow in the direction you’re interested in, whether you want to teach technically, soulfully, inclusively or playfully. This workshop will set the stage for your dynamic growth as a teacher, helping you to offer classes that continually re-inspire you and your students. Useful for both new & experienced teachers.

Emma Dines & Leena Miller Cressman have been collaborating for over a decade, and have trained and mentored over 60 yoga teachers together. They are a dynamic duo that bring soulfulness, nuance and clear articulation to their roles as teacher trainers.

with Jennifer Snowdon

Sun, Oct 28, 1:30-4:30pm, $60 +hst

Many yoga teachers were taught to instruct their students to “breathe deeply”, “let out a big sigh”, to breathe together as a group, and lead pranayama techniques. These breathing instructions may be doing more harm than good, especially for students with underlying breathing issues such as asthma. This workshop will update your understanding of theanatomy and physiology of the breath, and introduce you to functional breathing through the lens of the Buteyko technique. We will discuss how the breath and the nervous system are interwoven, and how “deep” or “full” breathing can be counterproductive to relaxation. We’ll deconstruct common yoga breathing cues and discuss the overlap and contradiction between functional breathing and pranayama. You will have the chance to practice teaching drills to help you better serve your students and learn game-changing techniques to enhance and conserve your own energy while you teach, and use your breath more effectively as you speak.

Jennifer Snowdon, BUTEYKO EDUCATOR, YOGA INSTRUCTOR, E-RYT 200

Jennifer began practicing yoga in 2003. From the first class the connection between body and breath was what drew her in. After she completed her 200h YTT, and with the movement towards safer and more informed practices, she began studying outside of the yoga realm to learn more about the science of movement and the body. During Jane Clapp’s Movement for Trauma course, she was introduced to Buteyko breathing. The question became clear: if we are going to examine asana through the lens of functional movement, should we not also examine pranayama through the lens of functional breathing?

The Buteyko breathing technique is used to help people with many conditions including but not limited to asthma, allergies, snoring, sleep apnoea, poor sleep, insomnia, anxiety and panic. After taking the Buteyko breathing course, Jennifer became aware of how pranayama and poor breathing cueing in yoga classes could be contributing to these conditions.

In 2017, Jennifer became a Buteyko Educator and began teaching Buteyko breathing to clients to help them with disordered breathing and the resulting conditions, as well as to improve their athletic performance. She passionately teaches yoga teachers about functional breathing and how to evaluate breathing practiced in yoga classes. Learn more about Jennifer here

with Emma Dines

Sun March 31, 1:30pm-4:30pm, $60+hst

Are yoga props a mystery to you? Do you wonder how to use them effectively or when they are even helpful? With props, one size does not fit all. This workshop will get you thinking about body proportions, different abilities, and how to instruct a class where there are a variety of needs. Learn how to use props for transitions and flows, to add load and build strength, and to empower your students to feel both supported and challenged in their practice. This workshop will be especially useful for those teachers interested in working with beginners, or folks in bigger bodies.

Emma Dines has completed over 600 hours of yoga training, has trained over 60 teachers, and has been teaching a wide range of group classes and private yoga since 2010. Emma’s passion is making yoga more accessible and do-able for more people. The trainings that have had the most influence on her current teaching style include Yoga for Round Bodies with Tiina Veer, Yoga for Youth with New Leaf Yoga Foundation and a Mindful Strength Immersion with Kathryn Bruni-Young. She has also expanded her knowledge of functional movement and anatomy with her study of the Axis Syllabus. Emma brings a constantly evolving understanding of the human body to her teaching, and a creative approach to props and sequencing that encourage curiosity and playfulness in her classes. 

with Christopher Bourke and Emma Dines

Sun April 14, 1:30pm-4:30pm, $60+hst

Trauma is a common experience for many people, and while yoga can be a helpful modality for healing, many poses or instructions have the potential to be triggering or re-traumatizing. In this workshop we will work to understand the neurological basis of trauma and why some commonly taught and well-loved yoga and meditation practices can be triggering for some people. Learn a repertoire of teaching skills to create classes that feel emotionally and physically safer. Rather than approaching trauma-informed teaching as a set of rules or things to avoid, this workshop will help you gain embodied awareness of how you can be present with and hold space for your students and yourself.

Christopher Bourke and Emma Dines bring a combined background of yoga teaching, innovative trauma-informed facilitation, and solid experience integrating both with a wide range of populations. Christopher comes from a background of social work and has 10 years of experience working with youth and adults living with acute, complex and/or developmental trauma. Emma has completed over 600 hours of yoga training, has trained over 60 teachers, and has been teaching a wide range of group classes and private yoga since 2010.

Sunday Sept 23, 4:30-6:30pm, $10 donation to New Leaf Yoga Foundation

Sun Mar 31, 4:30-6:30pm, $10 donation to New Leaf Yoga Foundation

These gatherings are a chance to build community and share food (there will be a snack potluck). Get to know other yoga teachers in our community and participate in a lively discussion on the joys and challenges of teaching yoga. 

Sign Me Up!

When you sign up by August 20, 2018 for the full Teacher’s Immersion Program, you’ll get:

  • A spot in all Modules and Mini Modules and Teacher's Gatherings
  • 15% off the full price = $1390+hst *Save $255!* (Total value of all sessions is $1645+hst)
  • 1 hour of Private Coaching or feed-forward on a video of your teaching from Leena or Emma ($150 value)
  • If you pay in full, you’ll also receive a bonus 5-Class pass ($85 value!)

OPTION 1: Pay in full
Pay $1,570.70 in full by Aug 20th and you’ll receive a bonus complimentary 5-Class pass ($85 value) for you or a loved one. Full payment can be made in person or in our online store.


OPTION 2: Installment Plan

  • Pay the deposit of $565.00 by Aug 20 online or in person.
  • Sign and submit this contract to Queen Street Yoga. 
  • Pay the balance in 5 payments of $201.14 ($1,570.70 - $565.00 = $1,005.70).
  • Submit to QSY: 5 post-dated cheques Oct 1, Nov 1, Jan 1, Feb 1, Mar 1. Cheques must be received by Sept 1. 
  • Please note: A $20 fee will be due for any bounced cheques.


OPTION 3: Another option worked out directly with Leena by August 20, and put into written communication to confirm. 

Click to register for modules individually. Please review our refund policy before purchasing.

Embodied Anatomy & Dynamic Movement: The Spine with Madeleine Shen

  • Sat October 13, 12-6:30pm, $120+hst

Restorative Immersion & Restorative YTT with Leena & Emma

  • Nov 9-11 & Nov 24-25
  • $500+hst ( or 460+hst if you register by Sept 20)
  • Click here to read more about the Restorative Immersion & YTT.
  • Please note: The Immersion is part of the YTT program, you cannot take the YTT weekend without taking the Immersion.

The Yoga Detour Method: Merging Yoga & Functional Movement with Cecily Milne

  • Jan 12-13, Sat 12-6:30pm & Sun 10-4:30pm, $275+hst

Embodied Anatomy & Dynamic Movement: The Limbs with Madeleine Shen

  • March 2-3, Sat 12-6:30pm & Sun 9:30am-2pm, $195+hst

Mindful Strength Immersion with Kathryn Bruni-Young

  • June 7-9, Fri- 7-9pm, Sat & Sun 10-12:30, 2-5pm, $295+hst

Click here to register for all four mini-modules for $210+hst. Save $30!

Or click below to register for any of our mini-modules separately.

From Good to Great: Steps to Refine Your Teaching

  • with Emma Dines & Leena Miller Cressman
  • Sun, Sept 23, 1:30-4:30pm, $60+hst

Rethinking the Breath: Functional Breathing & Buteyko

  • with Jennifer Snowdon
  • Sun, Oct 28, 1:30-4:30pm, $60+hst

One Size Does Not Fit All: Props & Proportions

  • with Emma Dines
  • Sun March 31, 1:30pm-4:30pm, $60+hst

Trauma-Aware Yoga Teaching

  • with Christopher Bourke and Emma Dines
  • Sun April 14, 1:30pm-4:30pm, $60+hst

Certification: This program is continuing education not a certification program. Participants who are registered with the Yoga Alliance as an RYT may use certain Teacher’s Immersion modules towards Yoga Alliance Continuing Education requirements.

Accreditation and Tax Receipts: Queen Street Yoga’s Yoga Teacher Training programs are registered with the federal government as a Certified Educational Institution. We will provide tax receipts for your tuition only when you register for the entire Teacher’s Immersion program. 

Refund Policy for Retreats, Long Workshops, or Intensives

These policies apply to retreats, workshops, or intensives which are 5 hours or longer and/or valued at $120 or higher (before taxes). Contact us by email so we can confirm what you are eligible for. Fees will be returned as follows:

With notice of 21 days or longer: 75% refund of the total value paid or due OR 90% studio credit.

With notice of 20 days to 7 days in advance: 50% refund OR 75% studio credit.

With notice of 7 days to 72 hours in advance: 25% refund OR 50% studio credit.

No credit will be given for no-shows or for less than 72 hours' notice.

Contact us in advance to make arrangements to have a friend take your spot, and we may be able to adjust which type of refund you are eligible for.

Except for extenuating circumstances, no refunds of any kind will be granted if notice is given once the retreat, long workshop, or intensive has begun.

From Good to Great: Steps to Refine Your Teaching with Emma Dines & Leena Miller Cressman

  • Sun, Sept 23, 1:30-4:30pm, $60+hst

Teachers’ Gathering #1 hosted by Leena & Emma

  • Sunday Sept 23, 4:30-6:30pm, $10 donation to New Leaf Yoga Foundation

Embodied Anatomy & Dynamic Movement: The Spine with Madeleine Shen

  • Sat October 13, 12-6:30pm, $120+hst

Rethinking the Breath: Functional Breathing & Buteyko with Jennifer Snowdon

  • Sun, Oct 28, 1:30-4:30pm, $60 +hst

Restorative Immersion & Restorative YTT with Leena Miller Cressman & Emma Dines

  • Nov 9-11 (Fri 7-9pm, Sat & Sun 10-5pm)
  • Nov 24-25, Sat 12-6:00pm & Sun 9:30am-2pm
  • $500+hst or 460+hst when you register by Sept 20

The Yoga Detour Method: Merging Yoga & Functional Movement with Cecily Milne

  • Jan 12-13 (Sat 12-6:30pm & Sun 10-4:30pm), $275+hst

Embodied Anatomy & Dynamic Movement: The Limbs with Madeleine Shen

  • March 2-3(Sat 12-6:30pm & Sun 9:30am-2pm), $195+hst

One Size Does Not Fit All: Props & Proportions with Emma Dines

  • Sun March 31, 1:30pm-4:30pm, $60+hst

Teachers’ Gathering #2 hosted by Leena & Emma

  • Sun Mar 31, 4:30-6:30pm, $10 donation to New Leaf Yoga Foundation

Trauma-Aware Yoga Teaching with Christopher Bourke and Emma Dines

  • Sun April 14, 1:30pm-4:30pm, $60+hst

Mindful Strength Immersion with Kathryn Bruni-Young

  • June 7-9 (Fri- 7-9pm, Sat & Sun 10-12:30, 2-5pm) $295+hst

Testimonials

Leena and Emma are consummate teachers!  Together, they create a learning environment that is inclusive, inspiring, collaborative and fun. 

QSY is at the cutting edge of what's happening in the world of mindful and functional movement.  My eyes are opened!  Recent learning has inspired me to incorporate much more strength-based intention into my own practice and into the classes I teach.  Increased strength clearly reduces pain and tension, and deepens a sense of stability and potential. 

Marg Hull

I have been teaching yoga for 9 years and completed QSY's teacher training in 2016-17.  The Teacher Training Program at QSY met and exceeded my expectations. My personal experience of receiving feedback on my teaching from Leena (Studio Director), was very insightful.  Leena is a true professional, and she has a deep understanding of the nuances of leading a yoga class.  I was very impressed at the detail she was able to see in my teaching, and then walk through it with me, offering new possibilities, in a way that still made me feel valued.  I came away from that experience with not only some clearly defined things to work on in my teaching but also a broader framework for thinking about teaching in general. 

Jeff Clarke

Leena and Emma care deeply about the experience of their students.I sensed this throughout in their attention to every nuance, be it the thought put into the whats, whys and hows of their offerings to their considered responses to my explorations and queries.As promised, I had all the time and space I needed to fully practice and allow the many gems of restorative yoga to resonate in body and mind.I am happy for their influence on my journey to softening and more easeful living.

Lynda

Frequently Asked Questions

No. Anyone may participate in any of the modules of this program. Teachers of movement modalities other than yoga (such as dance, pilates, strength training, etc) are welcome and encouraged to participate.

The only module that will have required reading or homework is the Restorative Immersion & YTT. Read more about that program here

Yes! You can register for any of the modules individually. However, if you do register for the entire Immersion by Aug 20, you will receive $255 off the full price, which is basically like getting one of the full weekends for free! 

This program is continuing education not a certification program. Participants who are registered with the Yoga Alliance as an RYT may use certain Teacher’s Immersion modules towards Yoga Alliance Continuing Education requirements.