yoga teacher training amsterdam

YMA Immersions. Deepening your yoga practice and Teaching skills.

The Yoga Minds Academy has been around for 6 years.

Ideal for committed students or as a post teacher training. These sessions are for you when you are willing to immerse yourself in the yoga traditions. The ability to stay focussed and committed need to be in place as these are more intense sessions.

These sessions are for you to deepen your understanding of yoga, especially Hathayoga – asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha. You will explore various techniques which are less commonly practiced in regular classes. In addition to this, the anatomy of the yoga body, philosophy, and teaching styles are covered in greater depth and detail.


What are the 4 topics of these trainings?

  1. Asana
    - Practicing and teaching basis poses
    - Arm, hand, leg balancings
    - Hip-openers, backbends

  2.  Pranayama
    - Mudras
    - Bandhas

  3.   Meditation
    - Beginnings & struggles
    - Various techniques

  4. Philosophy & Teaching
    - Various ideas on yoga
    - Different bodies, different adjustments
    - Inspire, authenticity and tradition
Deepening your knowledge and experience.

- deepen knowledge and practice of meditation and pranayama
- deepening the teaching and knowledge and practice of yoga
- handstand and scorpionpose
- expanding knowledge both philosophically and in asana practice
- balance poses
- basic poses in a correct way, self and teaching
- learn how bodies perform asanas differently and how to adjust different bodies
- arm balancing poses
- more space in the hips in poses
- being an inspiring teacher and not an ‘inhale exhale’ robot or copycat


For who are these Immersions?

For Yoga teachers and serious yogis. You need some years of experience and a level 3 practice level. This does noet mean that you have to be most flexible person but that you are serious about improving asana, mudra, bandha and pranayama. As a teacher you learn how to become a better more authentic teacher. As a yogi you learn how to deepen and improve the effects of your yoga practice.

Small groups, personal attention. Semi-private.

We work with very small groups, so there is lots of personal attention to guide every participant on his or her personal journey. Maximum 6 participants.

Who is teaching ?

Dr. Olav Aarts has over 20 years of Traditional Hatha Yoga experience. Giving masterclasses, intensives, teacher trainings worldwide. Olav teaches Hatha Yoga, on the origins of yoga traditions and Asian religions. In 2013, Yoga Magazine named him “yogi of the year” for best yoga teacher in the Netherlands and Belgium.


From 18-02-2019. Parking on the blue zone ( 2 hrs) on the Mr Troelstralaan 9 t/m 31or unlimted time with your license plate number upon arrival for €0,25 per hour.

YMA Immersions Dates 2019 / 2020

Time schedule

Fridays - 18:00 - 19:45 hrs
or 17:00 - 18:45 hrs

IMMERSIONS

20 September 2019
Deepen your knwoledge&practice of meditation&pranayama.

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4 October 2019
Learning how to perform & teach basic poses in a safe&correct way.

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18 October 2019
Discover the secrets of handstand&scorpion pose.

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1 November 2019
Teaching scorpion pose&handstand.

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15 November 2019
Learn how bodies perform asanas differently and how to adjust different bodies.

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29 November 2019
Discover the secrets of balancing poses on hands and feet.

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13 December 2019
Teaching balancing poses. Hand&feet.

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10 January 2020
Hip-stretches. Creating space in all dimensions.

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24 January 2020
Becoming an authentic and inspiring teacher.

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7 February 2020
Understaning different bodies and their anatomy&physiology and how to adjust them.

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