Teaching Yoga to Athletes

An Intensive for Teachers, Trainers, and Coaches

Sage Rountree

June 18-23, 2017

Sunday-Friday, 5 nights

CE Credits available

$405
Tuition
See below for
accommodation rates.

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Program Description

The field of yoga for athletes is growing in exciting directions as more and more athletes credit yoga with taking their performance to the next level. Specializing in yoga for athletes allows you to share yoga’s benefits with a new, receptive population.

Sage Rountree, a pioneer in the field, has multifaceted experience as a coach, athlete, and teacher working with endurance-sports athletes and collegiate teams.

This five-day intensive on yoga for sports training is designed for yoga teachers interested in working with athletes of all sports. It will also be useful for coaches, PE teachers, and personal trainers.

Through lecture, group discussion, led yoga sequences, and practice teaching, you will learn:

  • Philosophy: clear and easy ways to describe yoga philosophy that athletes will appreciate
  • Physiology: the role yoga plays in the context of a training cycle so you can best serve your students
  • Psychology: to understand the needs, abilities, and limitations that athletes bring to a yoga practice
  • Pedagogy: how to modify classes for athletes of various sports, different levels of experience, and all points in the training cycle
  • Profession: how to create your business goals, structure a working plan, and embark on a successful career teaching yoga to athletes and everyone.

You will leave with a new awareness of the parallels between yoga and sports training, empowered with skills to teach athletes in studio, gym, team, or one-on-one settings.

 

Why Attend?

  • Broaden your expertise by learning how to adapt yoga philosophy and practice to support athletes throughout their training process.

  • Create new business goals and action steps for expanding your teaching career to support the growing population of athletes interested in yoga.

  • Renew your enthusiasm for your work by adding the creative and life-enhancing practice of yoga for athletes to your toolkit.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    For teacher, personal trainers, and coaches

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • CEs Available

    Five credits with USA Triathlon and possible credits for personal trainer

  • Recommended Reading

    The Athlete’s Guide to Yoga, The Athlete’s Guide to Recovery, and Everyday Yoga, Sage Rountree

Program Faculty

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Sage Rountree is an internationally recognized authority in yoga for athletes and an endurance sports coach certified by USA Triathlon and RRCA.…

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Accommodations

Accommodations, meals, and campus activities rates, per person, for all program nights:

Pod: $700
Standard single: from $875
Standard double: from $800
Traditional: from $950
Suite: from $1,650

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