Teacher Training

A SUP yoga teacher training supplying you with the practical tools and mental confidence to convert your earth bound yoga teaching to a floating arena.

TEACHER TRAINING HIGHLIGHTS

  • Basic paddle board instruction
  • Equipment overview
  • Paddle technique and paddle strokes
  • SUP specific rescue technique
  • Water safety
  • How to communicate effectively on water
  • Expanding your comfort zone – on and off the board
  • Your voice as a SUP yoga teacher
  • Preparation and how to introduce SUP yoga on land
  • The therapeutic aspects of SUP paddling and yoga
  • Yoga asanas that work best on a SUP board
  • How to design effective SUP yoga classes that will challenge all levels from beginner to advanced
  • How to incorporate meditation and breath work into a SUP yoga class
  • How to adapt your SUP yoga class depending on location and conditions
  • Traditional yoga vs SUP yoga – how to convert your earth bound teaching to water
  • The best sequencing system to use on a SUP board
  • The role of the SUP yoga teacher
  • Partnering with local businesses or build your own SUP yoga business

You will develop strong SUP skills with major focus on paddling and safety. A large portion of the training focuses on paddle technique, expanding your comfort zone on the board and water rescue. All to make you a confident SUP yoga teacher with skills beyond the yoga part.

YOU WILL RECEIVE

25-35 continuing education hours through Yoga Alliance (hoursdepending on which training you choose)
Study manual with link to Youtube video on SUP specific Sun Salutation
E-book, SUP yoga: The meeting between asanas and the healing powers of water
Board, paddle and equipment rentals for all three days
SUP yoga classes with your teacher during the training
Learn to teach SUP Yoga Pro signature class: The Ocean Flow sequence
Goodie bag with a Roxy gift

REQUIREMENTS

You have completed a minimum of 200 hour yoga teacher training
You know how to swim
You feel comfortable and confident being in, on and around water