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Restorative I Training - with Kristine Whittle (Online)

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Kristine Whittle

Kristine Whittle is a yoga teacher, massage therapist, and professional modern dancer. She has been living and working in the Denver area since 2002, where she leads regular yoga classes, workshops, teacher train...
An 18-hour, ONLINE & RECORDED weekend workshop
Hosted by Denver Yoga Underground  -  For Yoga Student and Teachers Alike
Learn to Renew and Guide Others to Do the Same

March 19- 21  - Fri eve., Sat. & Sun.

What is Restorative Yoga?
It is a profoundly nourishing and rejuvenating self-care practice of conscious relaxation in supported yoga postures.

What will you learn in this course?
You will learn the essential theories and science of restorative yoga. All theory will be accompanied by a full experiential practice.  Yoga teachers will have a new modality to share with your students.  They will be so appreciative!

Benefits:
- Learn the science behind how our bodies renew themselves
- Become versed in 24 key restorative postures
- Learn how to nourish and renew your entire mind and body system in 10 to 90 minutes
- Confidently teach a full restorative yoga class
- Learn verbal and hands-on therapeutic adjustments to gift your students with greater ease and release in the postures
- Gain 18 Yoga Alliance CE hours

Props Required:  Please note that a full set of props are REQUIRED for this training (1 bolster, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, 1 strap)

Teachers:
Denver Yoga Underground is exceedingly grateful to host, Kristine Whittle E-RYT 500, a veteran Restorative Yoga Teacher Training (Level I&II) teacher for the past 10 years. 

Kristine Whittle: Kristine started teaching yoga in Denver in 2002. As a formerly Certified Anusara Yoga instructor, she draws upon her detailed understanding of postural alignment and balanced energetic and muscular action.  Her astute ability to read the body has also been informed by her massage therapy training, kinesiology, Body-Mind Centering, Alexander technique, Feldenkrais, Pilates and extensive dance background.

Derik Eselius: DYU’s founder and director will be assisting at this workshop.  His yoga journey started in 1991 with an off chance trip to India, just after high school.  He regards Baba Hari Dass, whom he met on that first trip to India, and Yogarupa Rod Stryker as his primary teachers, after many years of study under their guidance.  He has been teaching full time since 2001.

Dates and Times:
Fri. March 19, 6:00pm-9pm
Sat. March 20, 9:30am-5:00pm (1 hour lunch break from 12:30-1:30)
Sun. March 21, 9:30am-5:00pm (1 hour lunch break from 12:30-1:30)

Bonus Manual!
Receive a 22pg. PDF manual, with photographic illustrations and supplemental handouts on opening day of the training.  Use to develop a simple home routine or as a guide for yoga teachers in their future classes.

Price:
Pay What You Can!  PWYC is an equitable format that allows everyone to participate and honor the wisdom, commitment and dedication of the teachers.  Here is how it works...

Option #1: Pay in Full at Market Value: Some people would rather just have it all settled before the workshop gets started. If that’s the case, you can pay the market value of $250 for the entire 18 hr. workshop in advance.

Option #2: PWYC: Submit your $100 to secure your space in the workshop (let us know if you cannot swing it).  This deposit is refundable up until two weeks before the workshop. After that, it is not.  At the end of your retreat, you can pay whatever you want on top of the deposit, whatever "feels right and fair".

Sincerely,
Kristine Whittle, Derik Eselius and Denver Yoga Underground

P.s. If you really want to maximize your study of restorative yoga, we recommend the following books (not required for the workshop itself).
Relax and Renew by Judith Lasater and The Therapeutic Yoga Kit by Cheri Clampett.

P.p.s. All participants will receive a certificate documenting their training and will be eligible for 18 hours of continuing education credits with the Yoga Alliance. This workshop includes 16 hours of ‘in-person’ instruction PLUS 2 hours of homework/independent study- suggested to complete within 2-3 weeks of the training.