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200-Hour Hot 26 Yoga Teacher Training & Mentorship Programme with Almen Wong

WS2847

Starstreet Precinct

2 March 2024 – 28 April 2024

ABOUT THE TRAINING

This training is a unique experience that will prepare you to teach both 60-minute and 90-minute Hot 26 classes. You will also deepen your personal practice through the morning and evening intensives by challenging yourself physically and mentally on this truly transformative journey.
 
During posture clinics, we will work with a strong, effective dialogue of direct and accessible cues to lead students safely through this life-changing yoga series. You will learn about basic anatomy and alignment, and acquire all knowledge related to the 26 postures to become a caring and professional yoga teacher.
 
Training is taught in Chinese and English.
 
About Hot 26
A set sequence of 26 postures with 2 breathing exercises that is practised in a heated room. Each class will be conducted in the exact order that helps prepare the body for the next posture until the series of postures ends. This is a perfect sequence with plenty of benefits, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yoga student.
 
Topics covered include yoga etiquette, basic anatomy, effective dialogue, posture alignment, safe adjustments, classroom teaching techniques and modifications that are related to the yoga system.
 
This bilingual training is taught in Chinese and English. Trainees will learn how to conduct a class with detailed and effective explanation as well as practise teaching each pose with simple and clear dialogue.
 
At the end of the training, trainees will have the confidence to teach a full class.
 
**Post-training, Almen will work additionally with individual trainees who wish to proceed to teaching.
 
 

SYLLABUS 

Techniques, Training and Practice
  • Breakdown of 26 Asanas
  • Posture Clinic
  • Pranayama
  • Meditation
Teaching Methodology
  • Communication skills such as group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries
  • How to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations as much as possible in a group setting
  • Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting
  • Teaching styles
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • The student learning process
  • Business aspects of teaching yoga (including marketing and legal)
Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human physical anatomy
  • Common injuries
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
  • Yoga philosophy
  • Yoga lifestyle
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Ethics for yoga teachers
  • Understanding the value of teaching yoga

REQUIREMENTS

Students who are interested in participating should bear in mind that this will be a physically and emotionally demanding programme. It will require a strong commitment and personal sacrifice as well as the support of the student’s primary support network.
 
Interested students must:
Have a deep desire to learn and personally explore the deeper dimensions of yoga
Have a minimum of 6 months of regular yoga practice
Be free of major injuries going into the programme
Be fully committed and understand that 100% full attendance is required
Be willing to forgo most other personal or professional commitments for the duration of the programme
 

SCHEDULE

Part 1:
15-17 & 22-24 March
28 March-2 April
 
Part 2:
5-10 & 16-21 April
 
9:30am-11:00am Morning Intensive
11:00am-1:00pm Lectures
1:00pm-2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm-6pm Posture Clinic
6:00pm-7:00pm Evening Practice
 
(A total of 192 contact hours + 8 non-contact hours, 10 mentorship hours included)
 
**Morning & Evening Intensive Practice will be conducted in a heated room; lecture and posture clinic conducted in room temperature.
 
 

TUITION

Full Training:
Early-Bird Price – 10% off: HK$45,000 (ends 10 February)
Regular Price: HK$48,000
 
Morning Intensive
Full 24 days (36 hours): HK$8,100
One Part 12 days (18 hours): HK$4,050
1-session Drop-in (1.5 hours): HK$390
 
Evening Intensive
Full 24 days (24 hours): HK$5,400
One Part 12 days (12 hours): HK$3,000
1-session Drop-in (1 hour): HK$260
 
 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Photos and videos may be taken, solely for PURE marketing purposes.
 
Event Language
Bilingual – Chinese and English
 
Applications
• Early-Bird Price: Applications to be sent in on or before 10 February 2024.
• Regular Price: Applications to be sent in starting 11 February 2024.
 
Refunds/Cancellations
• No refund or credit will be given for cancellations starting 11 February 2024.
• All refunds are subject to a 10% processing fee that will be deducted from your refund.
• A refund (only for medical and emergency reasons) must be made within 3 days with a valid proof after the event finishes.
 
Special Offer from nood food
10% off all nood food items or $5 off for all nood cold-pressed juices for all yoga event registrants on dates of the workshop.
 
Special Offer from KURIOS
15% off on all KURIOS regular-priced products for all yoga event registrants on dates of the workshop.
 
To register, please contact any PURE Yoga studio or see reception.

LOCATION
Starstreet Precinct
Wanchai
Yoga
1/F, Lok Moon Mansion, 29-31 Queen's Road East Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Almen Wong
Almen, the first Bikram-trained teacher in Hong Kong, introduced hot yoga to the city. She transformed from a strict teacher to one who embraces light-heartedness and fun, thanks to Baron Baptiste. Influenced by Paul Grilley and David Swenson, she developed a deep understanding of anatomy, Yin Yoga, and flexible Ashtanga Yoga practices. Her engaging classes emphasise alignment, foundational strength, and revisiting basics for advancing practice.