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35 hr Restorative Teacher Training

+ 15 hr RestoraTHAI Module = Thai Massage Basics & Integration into the Restorative Setting

An Integrated Practice of Deep Conscious Rest

Communities everywhere need practices like Restorative Yoga & Thai Massage more than ever before! 

 

While community-at-large recovers and navigates change, these time-tested wellness practices will help provide a way through. Among the many benefits both these practices have, each serves to help calm the body, ease the effects of anxiety plus boost immunity and overall health. Together, they're a powerful combination that draws a person closer to deep conscious rest. 

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This 15 hour Module will cover yet isn't limited to:

  • importance of savasana + posture variations

  • common restoratives & standard prop set up

  • effective use of props for deep rest

  • use of minimal &/or non-commercial props

  • an overview of the nervous system & how it

        responds to stress

  • how to cue and adjust and when not to

  •  exploration of class themes, structure and flow 

  • mindfulness practices & personally experiencing & observing techniques within restoratives

  • introduction to physical body and subtle body anatomy

15 Course Hrs + 2.5 Practicum Hrs (Yoga Teachers only)

Open to All. Whether you're a serious yoga practitioner wanting to increase your knowledge and understanding of Restorative Yoga or a Yoga Teacher seeking to learn, expand or revisit your knowledge & understanding of the Restorative Yoga practice, this Module - Restorative Essentials 1.0 - is for you.

Practicum Requirement for Yoga Teachers Only:

a) Create a 30 min class with a specific theme and submit the class plan +

b) Schedule a private 30 minute class with a student/friend/family member of choice and administer the class plan. If local, the lead teacher will observe in person or live via zoom OR the class will be recorded and submitted for review.  

c) The practicum must be completed within 2 months of course attendance.

If attending module #2, completion of  the module #1 practicum before attending Restorative 2.0 is highly recommended when possible.

 

Previous Metta Movement Arts RestoraTHAI graduates can participate for 50% off the full module price. Contact Tracey directly before registering.

Metta Movement Arts is a recognized School of Continuing Education (CYA-RYS-CE) and Tracey is a CYA-ERYT500  teacher with the Canadian Yoga Alliance

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This 15 hour Module will cover yet isn't limited to:

  • less common restoratives + effective prop set up, entry and exit from postures

  • a deeper dive into physical body and subtle body anatomy & how to structure classes around either

  • weaving other limbs or elements of the yoga practice into a restorative yoga class 

  • connecting traditional Eastern modality concepts to this practice - elements, vital life force & gunas - and how to sequence from these perspectives

  • and more ...

Open to 200 hr+ Certified Yoga Teachers who have completed Module 1: Restorative Essentials OR a minimum 12 hr Restorative training with another teacher and are looking to expand or revisit their knowledge & understanding of the Restorative Yoga practice.

 

15 Course Hrs + 2.5 Practicum Hrs

Practicum Requirement: Observe and assist two 75 min restorative classes with lead teacher. Alternate online arrangements will be made only if travel distance makes in person attendance impossible. 

​The practicum must be completed within 2 months of course attendance. If attending module #3, completion of  the module #2 practicum before attending Restorative 2.0 is highly recommended.

Previous Metta Movement Arts RestoraTHAI graduates can participate for 50% off the full module price.

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RestoraTHAI
module dates
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This 12 hour Module will cover yet isn't limited to:

  • 6 hr Thai Massage Basics workshop

    • learn some of the guiding principles behind Thai Yoga Massage

    • discover & practice Thai style touch techniques​

    • NB: attendees will be required to givereceive Thai Massage touch techniques throughout this class

  • 6 hr RestoraTHAI integration

    • learning safe class set up and individual approach within class

    • working safely within the space available

    • discerning what Thai Massage touch techniques within postures are appropriate

    • exploring when to touch and when not to touch

Open to certified Yoga Teachers who have already completed a minimum 12 hr Restorative training. No previous Thai Massage experience necessary.

12 Course Hrs + 3 Practicum Hrs

Practicum Requirement: Attend one 2 hr RestoraTHAI class led by lead teacher. Observe & assist two 2 hr RestoraTHAI classes led by lead teacher.  Some combination of online arrangements will be made on an individual basis only if travel distance makes in person attendance prohibitive.

Previous Metta Movement Arts RestoraTHAI graduates can participate for 50% off the full module price.

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