|Be Inspired with Classic Yoga Training|
|4/15 | Solace Spa at Boyne Mountain|
Be Inspired with Classic Yoga Training
4/15/12Solace Spa at Boyne Mountain
- SPRING SESSION: APRIL 15 - MAY 12, 2012
- FALL SESSION: OCTOBER 21 - NOVEMBER 17, 2012
- LOCATION: SOLACE SPA AT BOYNE MOUNTAIN
This program allows you a chance to immerse yourself in a 28 day discovery of personal growth through yoga. Whether you are seeking a teaching career, or simply exploration into personal awareness, health, and balance; this course will fulfill your desires.
The premiere yoga studio of northern Michigan, Union Yoga, has chosen to host two Yoga Teacher training sessions this year at Solace Spa. Sean Handler, Michigan Director of Spas for Boyne Resorts explains, "Sandra Carden and Union Yoga set the bar for yoga instruction. Combine the yoga training with the 5000 acre sanctuary of Solace Spa, and you end up with the perfect setting for learning and yoga study."
Self-awareness is self-transcendence. We can only transcend that which we understand, and question. Clarity through yoga is self-inquiry and understanding of yourself– how you have been conditioned to think, act, move, and grow, as a manifested spiritual entity. Through UNION/YOGA Teacher Certification, you will learn about your edges and shadows, strengths and stops. This evolving inquiry becomes your greatest advantage in being an exceptional teacher of yoga. It begins at home. When you are present to see your self, in all facets of your unique expression, you are better equipped to see and guide others. This course will benefit anyone desiring personal growth and in-depth experiential revelation of yoga, whether seeking a teaching career, or not.
UNION/YOGA Teacher Certification is approved by Yoga Alliance, and licensed by the State of Michigan. Yoga Alliance is the governing board that sets the standards of professionalism required for North American Yoga Teacher Certification.
- TUITION: $2943
INCLUDED IN YOUR TUITION:
- Daily Lunch (28 days)
- Daily access to Solace Spa’s facilities including relaxation lounges, locker, robe and sandals, whirlpool, steam room and cedar sauna, indoor/outdoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, and any scheduled group exercise classes.
30% discount on any Spa and Salon Services
LODGING: Shared accommodations with Union Yoga Teacher Training students at Boyne Mountain Resort for 28 nights starting at $969.53 (includes taxes and resort fee).
Please call Union Yoga at (231) 256-2100 or email email@example.com with any questions. Program space is limited. Registration and room reservations can both be made by contacting Union Yoga. More details available at www.unionyoga.com.
We look forward to serving you! Namasté
UNION/YOGA is the premier yoga studio in northern Michigan. Sandra Carden is the director of UNION/YOGA, LLC. Sandra conducts classes and offers private Yoga Therapy and Embodiment. UNION/YOGA was established in 1989. Each yoga teacher has been taught and certified by Sandra Carden or another qualified yoga instructor, and each yoga teacher brings his or her unique gifts to the teaching.
Northern Michigan Yoga Teacher, Sandra Carden
Sandra Carden's yoga experience has embraced a wide range of teachers and traditions, in a way that is best described by philosopher Ken Wilber as "to enfold and transcend." Her varied Christian influences throughout early childhood allowed her to appreciate, in the early 1970s, the inclusive teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. This non-dogmatic appreciation of the many facets of yoga was affirmed in her tutelage under Joel Kramer, and through the writings of J. Krishnamurti. At its inaugural session in 1974, Sandra and Field Carden attended the Naropa Institute, to study yoga philosophy under Ram Dass, and Buddhism under Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche. Here she was schooled in Vipassana meditation. From these early influences, Sandra developed a strong commitment to embracing diversity within the wider yoga tradition.
Early on, Sandra studied with senior teachers of the Iyengar lineage. In the 1980s, she sought and embraced "meditation in motion," through the Kripalu movement, as well as with outstanding senior teachers of the Ashtanga system and other vinyasa styles. The 1990s brought a transcendent shift toward more therapeutic avenues of yoga, including her certification in Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and Svaroopa Yoga. Viniyoga and Ayurvedic studies were important additional influences. The first decade of the 21st century has brought deeper study of yoga history, philosophy and literature through Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D., at Sonoma State University, and with Cynthia Snodgrass, M.div., of the American Sanskrit Institute. Sandra Carden graduated Summa Cum Laude from Grand Valley State University, with a thesis exploring The Human Quest for Liberation.
To "embrace and transcend" is to take in deeply, embracing the experience as fuel to transform inclusively and from within, as the sphere of understanding widens. In that way, UNION/YOGA is still growing, unfolding, and transcending, as we all are.