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Ashtanga-based Yoga Teacher Training (200 hours)
Boracay Island, Philippines, May 2 – May 30, 2014

Yoga Alliance Registered Training

Take the next step in your development with one of Greenpath Yoga’s comprehensive and well-rounded teacher training programs. Greenpath Yoga trainings are developed for those who are aspiring to teach, are already teaching, or simply wishing to deepen their personal practice.

The 6th annual Greenpath Boracay Yoga Teacher Training is the most established yoga teacher training in the Philippines. Our directors, teachers and assistants are the most experienced you will find in the area.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Ashtanga Vinyasa based training w Clayton and staff
  • Daily asana, pranayama, meditation, philosophy, music & chanting
  • Daily anatomy, sanskrit chanting, classroom instruction, ethics, teaching methodology
  • Small group setting, 15 – 20 students
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday: 6am to 4pm, evenings free. All-day Saturday and Sunday free
  • Meals included: Monday-Friday, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Anatomy and Sivananda-style gentle asana

TUITION:
$3,095 USD  or *129,990. Philippine Pesos
All meals Monday – Friday included.
Housing not included. Housing assistance available.
*Our Peso Registration rate is 42.PHP to 1 USD

REGISTRATION DEPOSIT:
$500 or *21,000 Philippine Pesos
*Our Peso registration rate is 42 PHP to 1 USD

PROGRAM TOPICS:
Asana: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in the tradition of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
Patanjalim Yoga Sutras
The 8 Limbs of Ashtanga Yoga
Asana Technique and Alignment
Yin & Restorative Yoga
Pre-Natal Yoga
Giving Adjustments-Seeing Bodies
Meditation and Concentration
Classroom Dynamics
Developing Core Strength
How to be a Better Student
Anatomy
Practice Teaching
Bandhas, Dristhi, Pranayama
History of Yoga in the West
Chakras, Vayus, Koshas, Nadis
Posture Sequencing
Injury Prevention
Posture Benefits
Yoga and Ecology
Nutrition and Yoga
Ethics in Yoga
Yoga Nidra
Vedic Homa Fire Ceremony
Foundations of Ayurveda
Introduction to Sanskrit
Sanskrit Counting of vinyasas
Kirtan, Mantra, Japa and Bhakti Yoga
Bhagavad Gita
Mudras
The Business of Yoga

TEACHERS:
Clayton Horton
Ambikha Buco
Kerstin Blingmann

CERTIFICATION:
Certificates are awarded to participants who complete all of the course requirements.
Greenpath trainings are Ashtanga Vinyasa based trainings. Upon completion of the program, your certification will allow you to register with the Yoga Alliance as an RYT, Registered Yoga Teacher.

Our Teacher Trainings are designed as Continuing Education for dedicated students and aspiring teachers. To become a yoga teacher with seasoned wisdom, experiential knowledge, authenticity and integrity, you will need to practice for many years and spend many hours of focused study in intensives, workshops and courses such as ours.

Only the Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore India can formally and officially Authorize and Certify Ashtanga teachers in the tradition of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. For more information on the Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India : click here

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION:
We ask that you have been practicing yoga for at least one year. And that you are familiar with and physically prepared to daily practice the Ashtanga Primary Series. Health clearance also required, which will be addressed within the application process.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply, send an email to Clayton and request for an application, which will be sent also via email within 3 – 4 days.

SUGGESTED READING:
Ashtanga Yoga Anushtana by R. Sharath Jois
Yoga Mala by Pattabhi Jois
Bhagavad Gita, translation by Eknath Easwaran
Four Chapters on Freedom by Satyananda Saraswati
Anatomy Coloring Book, by Wynn Kapit and Lawrence M. Elson
Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

CONTACT INFORMATION:
For Teacher Training questions click here to contact Clayton

Dear Greenpath Boracay TT Students,
We have made progress in securing student housing that is affordable and very close to the location of the course: The Mandala Spa Vessel.
Mandala Spa is located on the Boracay Main road at Angol Road near Station 3.
We have housing options below. First come, First serve.
Please let us know if you have secured your own housing or do not need housing assistance.
Payment will be made by bank transfer.
Proof of Payment must be made by sending a digital screenshot or digital photograph to reserve your housing.
Housing Options:
Super Basic Single, $200. small room, one single bed & fan only, Shared bath and kitchen  (1 available)
Single Studio w AC, $550one bed, own bath and kitchen,  (2 available)
SIngle Studio w Fan, $300. one bed, own bath, share kitchen (3 available)
Triple Share w AC, $300. each, own bath & kitchen, 2 single beds and one twin sized bed. (not available)
Our Housing Rate is  44Philippine Pesos to the US Dollar.
Directions for Securing Housing:
Email your room preference to Ambikha:
andreabateman30@gmail.com
Ambikha will email you payment details.
It is possible to pay your remaining tuition balance and your housing payment all in One bank transfer.
PayPal is no longer an option.
Once you send a digital screenshot or photograph of your deposit slip to: andreabateman30@gmail.com, we will confirm your housing reservation.
Schedule Information: 
Students should plan to arrive on Thursday May 1.
Course registration will begin at 2:00 pm on May 2.
Saturday and Sunday, May 3 & 4 will be HALF DAYS, starting at 6:00 am.
All other Saturdays and Sundays during the course will be rest days with optional asana practice available.
Opening ceremony followed by dinner will begin at 4:30 pm.
Closing Ceremony will begin at 4:00 pm on Friday May 30 and will end
After our Graduation Dinner.
Traveling to Boracay Island:
Boracay (Caticlan airport) can be accessed by domestic and international flights to Manila, Kalibo or Cebu.
Those who Fly into Caticlan will take a short 15 minute boat ride to Boracay Island.
Those who Fly into Kalibo will take a 1.5 hour bus ride, then once arriving in Caticlan students will take the short 15 minute boat ride to Boracay Island.
Excess Baggage Allowance: 
Caticlan Airport only allows 10kg before they begin charging excess baggage fees.
If you would like bring large bags with greater baggage weight allowance, we advise you fly into Kalibo, which has more flyer friendly baggage allowance rates.

Visa on Arrival: 
You can easily get a free 30 day Tourist Visa on Arrival.
Before it expires, you can get an extension for about 3,000.php.
This gives you another 30 days to be in the country.
It is possible to get a 59 day Visa on Arrival for 2,800.php
This takes about 20 minutes at Philippine Immigration the moment you arrive.
Local Cash currency is needed, pesos.

http://immigration.gov.ph/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=118&Itemid=43

Airport Transfer: 
For transportation from Caticlan or Kalibo airports to Boracay,
Please send your arrival and departure details to: andreabateman30@gmail.com
You will pay the transport company that we arrange for you and it will cost about
Remaining Balance Tuition Payments:
Paying the remaining balance for your tuition must be made by bank transfer before Monday, April 21st. unless special arrangements have been made.
Payments for housing and remaining balance can be made in one bank transfer.
Please coordinate this with Clayton via email.
Email clayton@greenpathyoga.org for bank wire transfer deposit details.
After the Course – In the wake of Typhoon Yolanda:
June 1-10, Seva Yatra, Volunteer Pilgrimage to Leyte Province, Batug, Philippines for Karma Yoga. Daily Yoga, Permaculture Gardening, This Event will culminate in the Earth Village Festival June 6-8. The festival will incorporate elements of The Earth Village Project: Healing Arts, Education with children of Batug & community, Music, Dance, Sunday Parade, Permaculture Gardening and Mud house re/construction.