The next Yoga Alliance approved, RHY Teacher Training, is scheduled for Fall 2021 & Winter 2022. This IN-PERSON 200 hr., twelve weekend format will be offered by River Road Park & Rec. at the River Road Annex located at 1055 River Road, in Eugene,OR. Maximum number of students will be based on Covid restrictions. Face covering and social distancing may be observed.
1 - Oct 2 & 3
2 - Oct 16 & 17
3 - Oct 30 & 31
4 - Nov 13 & 14
5 – Dec 4 & 5
6 – Dec 11 & 12
7 – Jan 8 & 9
8 – Jan 22 & 23
9 – Feb 5 & 6
10 – Feb 19 & 20
11 – March 5 & 6
12 – March 19 & 20
Radiant Health Yoga® Teacher Training
River Road Park & Rec. Eugene OR
200 Hour - 12 weekends
This 200 hour training features Radiant Health Yoga®, a holistic health practice that blends the ancient teachings of hatha yoga with contemporary body mind science. Your training will catapult you to the next level of professional expertise in the wellness industry and deepen your personal practice. You will be trained to be a VERSATILE highly skilled instructor who emphasizes injury prevention, safe alignment, and the health benefits of yoga practice. This therapeutic approach teaches you how to adapt yoga to meet the needs of individuals and groups with a wide range of holistic health goals. You will learn the kinesiological basis of safe practice for a wide range of people from frail elders to young athletes. Join us and acquire the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to make the transition from yoga practitioner to yoga teacher.
Your main instructor, Joanna Cashman, is a 500 hr E-RYT with Yoga Alliance, a registered nurse, licensed massage therapist, and Certified Integrative Yoga Therapist who holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance from Arizona State University. She founded Radiant Health Yoga® in 2003 and has trained over 150 remarkable teachers.
Radiant Health Yoga® is a holistic health practice that blends the ancient teachings of hatha yoga with contemporary body-mind science. Since 2003 we have trained over 150 teachers who are making a positive difference in the world. We emphasize the therapeutic and neurodevelopmental benefits of yoga practice to cultivate overall wellness for people of all ages and abilities. Injury prevention is a core value. We base our alignment goals on sound kinesiological principles that honor biokinetic individuality. Our trainees learn the kinesiological basis of safe practice for a wide range of people from frail elders to young athletes. This VERSATILE approach teaches you to adapt yoga to meet the needs of individuals and groups with a wide range of health conditions and holistic health goals.
In addition to meeting the basic 200 hour requirements set by Yoga Alliance our trainees also learn to enrich their classes with acu-yoga methods for balancing chakras and energy meridians. The use of Acutonics® Ohm tuning forks on key acupoints to optimize wellness further expands your skill set. We also integrate the Six Neurodevelopmental Patterns of Total Body Connectivity to support safe yoga practice and whole brain function. These additional skills give each graduate a fuller range of healing techniques to integrate into their menu of holistic health services
Expect to develop the skill, knowledge and confidence needed to make the transition from yoga practitioner to yoga teacher. This training will deepen your journey into the heart of yoga as a vehicle for self-care and psycho-spiritual development. Our curriculum complements your work as a bodyworker, healthcare practitioner, therapist, teacher or holistic health practitioner.
Our lead trainer, Joanna Cashman, will be joined by highly skilled, inspiring guest faculty members, who will teach you how to design intelligent practices for special populations that range from gentle to aerobic.
Rich in imagery and nurturing of spirit, Radiant Health Yoga® is a "non-denominational" style of hatha yoga that honors all spiritual wisdom traditions. You will learn anatomy, physiology, safe alignment principles, intelligent sequencing and injury prevention skills, acu-yoga, therapeutic applications, meditation, pranayama, history, philosophy, chakras, and more. This training will catapult you to the next level of professional expertise. You will become a highly skilled instructor of an approach to yoga that emphasizes the holistic health benefits of yoga practice. Our core values emphasize internally focused somatic sensing, moving from the inside out to reclaim the wisdom of the body and the intuitive guidance of the soul.
Below you’ll find a listing of the text books required for your Yoga Teacher Training. Please read Donna Farhi’s book “Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit” before the training. It’s not necessary to read all the text books cover to cover before the program starts but I do encourage you to become familiar with them.
Required Texts & Tools
Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit by Donna Farhi
Functional Anatomy of Yoga by David Keil – Text book and on-line study program.
Yoga Teachers Tool Box by Joseph & Lillian Le Page / 800-750-9642 to order or - Order the latest edition 2020 with the free app.
Acu-Yoga by Michael Reed Gache
Inside the Yoga Sutras by Reverend Jaganath Carrera.
A Pair of Mid-Ohm (Om) Tuning Forks (136.1 hz)
You may order from Massage Tools for $89.95 or from other sites. FYI Acutonics site charges $150.00.