The Enrichment Practice: On Dialogue, In Community

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Nikki Costello

Nikki Costello is a Level 3 Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) and a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT). For 26 years, her teaching has been inspired by annual trips to India including RIMYI (Ramamani Iyengar M...
This course requires an application, which you can complete HERE. Upon acceptance, you will be sent a code to use for registration. Please email questions to [email protected]

The Enrichment Practice is:
• a continuing education program for dedicated students and teachers of yoga
• an inclusive learning space fostering dialogue and community
• an opportunity to engage with renowned educators across multidimensional disciplines
• a practical and philosophical approach towards self-development

On Dialogue, In Community will focus on the principles and practices of dialogue education in adult learning. We will examine questions like, What is dialogue education? How does dialogue education enhance learning?  Is dialogue education viable in yoga spaces? How can dialogue proceed in a yoga class that is routinely set-up as a non-verbal learning environment? In what ways is our learning a personal endeavor? In what ways does our learning become our social responsibility?

By the end of this course participants will have:
• Experienced dialogue education using learning tasks
• Examined the origins of dialogue education
• Reviewed the principles and practices of dialogue education
• Compared dialogue and anti-dialogical learning
• Defined a learning task and explored the four elements of a learning task
• Developed a plan to implement dialogue education into your yoga practice and/or teaching

Participants is this course will go away with a clear understanding of how to create learner-centered content that is inclusive and accessible. This skill can be applied to creating classes, workshops and retreats as well as online courses and social media engagement.

Nikki Costello was first introduced to the principles and practices of dialogue education in 2000. She received certification in Foundations of Dialogue Education and Advanced Learning Design in 2007 from Global Learning Partners (https://www.globallearningpartners.com/). Since creating and developing The Enrichment Practice in 2012, Nikki has designed the content for teaching and learning events utilizing these principles and practices.

Course cost: $300.

Tuesday—Saturday, May 18—22, 2021. All times EDT (New York City time).
Tuesday May 18: 10am-12pm and 1-2pm
Wednesday May 19: 10am-12pm and 1-2pm
Thursday May 20: 10am-12pm and 1-2pm
Friday May 21: 10am-12pm and 1-3pm
Saturday May 22: 10am-12pm and 1-3pm.