2018 Open Space Foundational 200 RYT

January 8 – March 18, 2018

Open Space Yoga – Diamond Head

Class Times (varies by day):

Mondays | Wednesdays | Fridays  – 5:30-8:30pm

Saturdays – 9am-1pm

Sundays – 12:30-4:30pm

Teachers: Mary Bastien & Jennifer Reuter

Guest Teachers: Cecilia Ryan, Ruby Lee, Brenda Kwon & Stephanie Kong

Cost: $3,000 | $2,400 for Bronze Members

Once full payment is made, you can start your unlimited yoga class pass as early as 30 days before the training


Breakdown Of Hours

100 hours: Training Techniques: Structurally aligned asana, pranayama, meditation.

30 hours: Teaching Methodology:Creative & effective sequencing, hands-on techniques.

20 hours: Functional Anatomy and Physiology: Primary muscular, skeletal & joint distinctions, anatomy of breath

30 hours: Yoga Philosphy and Ethics:Historical classic & tantric roots, ayurveda, modern evolutions in yoga

20 hours: Practicum: Practice teaching from your own heart & wisdom.

“I highly recommend the teacher training course at Open Space Yoga. It’s both rigorous and fun, and covers a wider range of materials than I could’ve ever imagined. An added plus is that the teachers come from a variety of traditions, giving one a broad view of the yoga world.”

Ted Pirsig

Example of Topics Covered

Grounding in the Ancient Roots of Yoga, the Tantric Roots of Hatha Yoga,Krishnamacharya’s Vinyasa Krama, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga Nidra

Development of life-long relationship to the classic texts of Yoga

Skills of seeing, relating and interpreting the levels of imbalance in all aspects of embodiment

Skills for hand-on adjustments in the primary poses and intermediate asanas

Skills for creating a class to a specific person’s needs including weakness of lower back, shoulders, wrists, knees, hips

Introduction to Special Populations such as children, prenatal, & elderly

Development of the practical knowledge in both biomechanical and energetic alignment for safety, effectiveness and ease

Application of multi-dimensional sequencing for effectiveness and diversity of movement including basic Sun Salutations and various other creative Namaskars

Basic use of Sanskrit pronunciation of the asanas and universal chants (mantras) of yoga

Deepening connection to the living flow of yoga by developing one’s own personal practice or “sadhana”

Cultivation of living Ayurveda (science of life), understanding of your dosha (personal blueprint), life rhythms, path of rejuvenation

Required Reading

Teaching Yoga, Mark Stephens

The Heart of Yoga, T.K.V. Desikachar

The Key Muscles of Yoga, Ray Long

Yoga and Ayurveda, David Frawley