Teacher Development Program


  • Urban Ashram 2/49 Brown Street Auckland, Auckland, 1021 New Zealand

Developed from my passion of helping support teachers growth and development, I have created a one of it's kind 6 month mentor program, covering many aspects  to deepen and enrich any teachers personal practice and understanding and support each participant in becoming a more confident teacher.  Expect to be challenged, to learn and uncover your unique strengths. 

Topics covered:

- Anatomy lecture and how to apply functional anatomy cues in your teaching

- How to 'see' and 'read' bodies and take care of special needs and injuries

- Adjustments and assist's, both verbal and hands on to guide students safely and effectively

- Purposeful and intelligent sequencing for hatha and vinyasa classes 

- Define your strengths as a teacher and your unique offerings

- Cultivate your authentic voice and how to communicate clearly and effectively 

- The business of yoga, how to shine bright without burning out

Course:

April 7-9th
Explore your roots - Masterclass
From the ground up- Workshop
Own your strengths and sharpen your skills- Teacher development

May 5th- 7th
Break through your hippy myths- Master class
Balancing the bowl - Workshop
Super sequencing- Teacher Development

June 16th- 18th
The subtle yet profound breath- Master Class
Breath, bandhas and diaphragm - Workshop
Find your authentic voice- Teacher development

June 30th- July 2nd
Redefine your response to stress - Master Class
Awakening Core Intelligence - Workshop
Teaching restorative yoga - Teacher Development

August 4th-6th
Flip your perspective- Workshop
Take flight- Workshop
The art of assists- Teacher Development

September 8th- 10th
Free your heart and let life flow- Workshop
Journey to the Psoas- Workshop
Heart chakra explosion- Teacher Development

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Course runs over 6 months from April 7th - September 10th included in the program is 6 month membership at Urban Ashram, participants are expected to attend 3 classes with Nikki per week (Akld residents only)  Over the course Nikki will work closely with each individual, she will attend each participants classes to give clear constructive feedback. Each participant has the opportunity to observe and or assist in Nikki's classes. Each session there will be take home notes along with home study in between the monthly sessions- extra books will be recommended but not included in course costs.  

Investment $1,800

 For full course details or questions or to apply please email theralstonmethod@gmail.com

* Spaces for the mentorship are strictly limited please apply before Feb 28th 2017 

Read my blog about 'why developing as a teacher is so important'  here