July 2015 – March 2016

Jul
4
Sat
July 4th Flow: Yoga for Patriots @ Sid Yoga Center Towson
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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July 4th Flow

Taught by: Sid McNairy

July 4th Yoga for Patriots at 12pm at Sid Yoga Center for an Hour of Power. This class is  open to active/ former military, family and community supporters. Enjoy an invigorating and powerful flow to start your holiday off!

The 12:00p Hour of Power is open to the whole community

Class is held from 12:00p – 1:00p. Join us for social hour after catered by Whole Foods with gear supply from Lululemon!

Cost: FREE donations are welcomed

 

Aug
1
Sat
Advanced Teacher Training Program: Live your Legacy @ Sid Yoga Center Towson studio
Aug 1 – Aug 8 all-day

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Live your Legacy

@ Sid Yoga Center, Towson MD

 August 1 – 8, 2015

 

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 Advanced Teacher Training Program: Live your Legacy Module

Sid Yoga offers three modules for you to obtain your 300 hour advanced teacher training certification. Each module is offered over the course of a one week intensive. This is an exclusive training that accepts no more than 15 registrants for each module with training hours are under the tutelage of Sid McNairy. With the limited number or participants and the direct teaching of Sid, you are sure to walk away in your power.

The focus of the Live your Legacy module  is on being for the community. In this module you will take your yoga training beyond the studio and uncover your special place in the world. Be prepared to leave your mark on society as you develop a plan to put in motion your very own community project

You will participate in the Sid Yoga Elite Athlete training where you will walk away with a system to help all reach their highest. In the Elite Athlete training you will learn pre-game and post-game performance enhancements to elevate your game of choice.

Come away from this module of Advanced Teacher Training with  a deeper understanding of how you will live your legacy.

 

PROGRAM DATES & TIMES:

8/1: 3pm- 10pm

8/2 – 8/7: 8am-9pm daily

8/8: 8am – 1pm

 

PROGRAM TUITION

• $500 deposit + $1,500 remaining tuition = $2,000 total

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:  sign up by July 1st: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application due date: July 25, 2015

Link to application:  http://www.sidyoga.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/LLPY-TT-application1.pdf

Applications are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis via e-mail or mail. E-mail applications to teachertraining@sidyoga.com or mail/drop off to:
Sid Yoga Center
321 York Road
Towson, MD 21204

 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION

Our program is a Yoga Alliance 300hr Registered Yoga School.

Each week of training consists of 100 hours including contact hours and assignments to complete after the program. Therefore, to complete our 300 hour training program, you must each module: Spirit of Yoga and Connect to your Highest Self. Each module can be complete in any order.

Upcoming Spirit of YogaTrainings are:

Upcoming Connect to your Highest Self Trainings are:

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION 

Parking
  •  Street parking: Meters run 8am- 6pm Friday and Saturday. Free street parking on Sunday.
  • Wells Fargo Bank: On Chespeake Avenue in Towson, has a large free parking lot on Saturdays and Sundays. Free parking after 6pm on Fridays.
  • Towson Town Center: Free. The mall parking garages, located 3 blocks away in walking distance.
  • Jimmy’s cab: 410-296-7200 convenient cab service for Towson and Baltimore area.
Eateries and Groceries
There are a number of amazing restaurants and food options near Sid Yoga Center, right in the heart of Towson’s city. Zias Cafe, San Sushi Too/Thai One On, 7 West Bistro Grille and Indian Cuisine are within walking distance and are highly recommended. Traders Joes and Starbucks are also within walking distance. Towson has a Fresh Market (comparable to Whole Foods) and is only a 1/2 mile away. Atwater’s cafe and MOM’s organic market are about a 5 minute drive. A full operating grocery store, Safeway, is within 3/4 mile.
Weather & Clothing
Depending on the time of year the weather can vary in Maryland from hot and sunny summers to cold and snowy winters. Please review the weather forecast before attending your training sessions to know what to pack and wear. All training hours will be indoors. During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material, no cotton) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 1-2 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two changes of yoga clothes.
Accommodations
The Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel and The Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel are two great nearby lodging options. Other affordable options in Towson are Comfort Inn and Best Western. Both are located within a 1/2 mile of the studio. The Holiday Inn in Timonium is 5 miles away (estimated travel time is 10 minutes). Embassy suites in Hunt Valley is a 12 minute drive. Sid Yoga does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements. At your request and consent, we will inform you of other out-of-town participants with whom you can contact and discuss sharing rooms.
Suggested Airport
Baltimore Washing International (BWI)

Apply today

Questions? Send us an e-mail at TeacherTraining@SidYoga.com

 

Aug
7
Fri
Teacher Enhancement Workshop @ Sid Yoga Center Towson
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

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 Guide your students to reach their highest!

 

 

Join Sid McNairy & Kiersten Mooney as they come together to help enhance your teaching!

This teacher enhancement workshop will focus on training athletes. In the Elite Athlete training you will learn pre-game and post-game performance enhancements to elevate your game of choice.

Sign up for this workshop and you will walk away with a system to help all reach their highest!

Cost: $60 pre-register / $75 door price

Aug
14
Fri
Phase I: Teacher Training Program @ Sid Yoga Center
Aug 14 – Aug 21 all-day

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LIVE IT TO GIVE IT! 

 Sid Yoga Center

Towson, MD

 August 14 – 21, 2015

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 Learn to lead, teach and inspire others.

An empowering process for those wanting to teach yoga in your community and world. Are you a current yoga teacher looking to master your skills, or a yoga student seeking to delve deeper in your practice? Our weeklong trainings are a great opportunity to capture these goals. This program composes the first part of 200hour teacher training.

The goal of this week is “Establishing power for yourself and others.” You will be introduced to the foundations of assisting/adjusting, and be exposed to understanding the anatomy of yoga postures and movement of the body. You will learn the foundations of power yoga through Baron Baptiste’s “Journey into Power” sequence. Discussions on the Yoga Sutras and philosophy of the Sid Yoga “Empowerment and Beyond” sequence will teach students about the depth and versatility of practicing yoga. You will also learn how to translate these timeless teachings into your current classroom experience. You will be introduced to leading a class by receiving voice coaching, and learning sequencing basics. A unique aspect of this training is the amount of time spent in practicing your teaching skills through live teaching sessions to your peers. Receive feedback throughout the program and grow.
This weeklong session is an inward journey that brings the focus to the internal by recognizing where we hold back, and where we can break through.
Program led by: Sid McNairy
DATES & TIMES:
8/14: 3pm- 10pm
8/15 – 8/20: 8am-9pm
8/21: 8am- 1pm
PROGRAM TUITION:
Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIALsign up by July 14th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by May 14th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Application due date: August 7, 2015

Link to applicationClick here to apply now!
Applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis, so it is recommended to submit your application early. Trainings can fill quickly. Late applications will be accepted after the application due date of January 23rd for a late application fee of $100.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION:

200 hour teacher training:

Each week of training consists of 100 hours including contact hours and assignments to complete after the program. Therefore, to complete our 200 hour training program, the trainee is to attend Phase I and Phase II. In order to attend Phase II, Phase I training must have been completed. However, trainees are able to attend Phase 1 only. In order to receive certification through Sid Yoga and graduation of our 200 hour Teacher Training program, post-training practicums and assignments are to be completed. These hours and experiences are for the trainee to practice what they learned during their training and apply them into practical settings. Once these post- program requirements are fulfilled and approved by the SYTT Board, the teacher will receive their certificate of completion.

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Parking
  •  Street parking: Meters run 8am- 6pm Friday and Saturday. Free street parking on Sunday.
  • Wells Fargo Bank: On Chespeake Avenue in Towson, has a large free parking lot on Saturdays and Sundays. Free parking after 6pm on Fridays.
  • Towson Town Center: Free. The mall parking garages, located 3 blocks away in walking distance.
  • Jimmy’s cab: 410-296-7200 convenient cab service for Towson and Baltimore area.

 

Eateries and Groceries
There are a number of amazing restaurants and food options near Sid Yoga Center, right in the heart of Towson’s city. Zias Cafe, San Sushi Too/Thai One On, 7 West Bistro Grille and Indian Cuisine are within walking distance and are highly recommended. Traders Joes and Starbucks are also within walking distance. Towson has a Fresh Market (comparable to Whole Foods) and is only a 1/2 mile away. Atwater’s cafe and MOM’s organic market are about a 5 minute drive. A full operating grocery store, Safeway, is within 3/4 mile.
Weather & Clothing
Please review the weather forecast before attending your training sessions to know what to pack and wear. All training hours will be indoors. During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material, no cotton) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 1-2 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two changes of yoga clothes.
Accommodations
 The Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel and The Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel are two great nearby lodging options. Other affordable options in Towson are Comfort Inn and Best Western. Both are located within a 1/2 mile of the studio. The Holiday Inn in Timonium is 5 miles away (estimated travel time is 10 minutes). Embassy suites in Hunt Valley is a 12 minute drive. Sid Yoga does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements. At your request and consent, we will inform you of other out-of-town participants with whom you can contact and discuss sharing rooms.
Suggested Airport
Baltimore Washing International (BWI)

 

 Questions? Send us an e-mail at TeacherTraining@SidYoga.com

 

Aug
22
Sat
Phase II: Teacher Training program @ Sid Yoga Center
Aug 22 – Aug 29 all-day

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Sid Yoga Center, Towson MD

August 22 – 29th, 2015

 

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Our program is a Yoga Alliance 200hr Registered Yoga School.

Phase II curriculum focus is on voice coaching, class sequencing, methodology, principles of teaching, business of yoga, establishing your power and authenticity as a teacher, and how to teach to all levels. During this week you will have several opportunities to teach live to your peers and program leaders, while receiving feedback full in growth. After completing Phase II, you will be ready to lead others and teach yoga to various levels.

Students will immerse more deeply into assisting techniques, and apply practical anatomy methods into the class room by understanding the differences within the body and how it relates to yoga. Philosophy will be discussed related to ancient yoga texts, and how these philosophical understandings can translate into classroom yoga teaching. The sequence training will be completed with mastering how to teach an inspiring all-levels class. As the theme of our trainings is “Live it to Give it”, we will use methods of Matrika yoga to recognize the reflections we carry, and empower ourselves to lead the change we wish to see.

Here at Sid Yoga we understand that you have to “Live It To Give It!” Get ready to be empowered and open up to going beyond! We look forward to walking every step along the way with you! Peace.

 

DATES AND TIMES: 
8/22: 3pm- 10:00pm
8/23- 8/28: 8:00am- 9:00pm
8/29: 8:00am- 1:00pm

 

PROGRAM TUITION:

• Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Apply by July 11th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Apply by May 11th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Application due date: August 15, 2015

Link to application: Apply here

Applications are accepted via e-mail or mail. E-mail applications to teachertraining@sidyoga.com or mail/drop off to:

Sid Yoga Center
321 York Road
Towson, MD 21204
Please submit your completed application, along with your non-refundable application fee ($50) no later than the application due date. Credit cards accepted by completing the information on the application form. Credit cards also accepted over the phone. Checks accepted to Sid Yoga.
Applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis, so it is recommended to submit your application early. Trainings can fill quickly.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION

In this week you will complete hours 101-200 of your 200hour Teacher Training. Phase II is open to those who have completed Phase I Teacher Training with Sid Yoga, or have an approved background of yoga training. After successfully attending all hours of Phase II, there are program assignment to complete your 200 hour training with Sid Yoga:

  • Karma Yoga: Teaching Internship in the community
  • Video film yourself teaching & evaluation
  • Reflection papers

All of these program assignment can be completed before Phase II, or after Phase II. When you turn them in before depends on the preference of the trainee, yet all assignments must be complete within one year. Most trainees complete there assignments immediately. Detailed information on these assignment will be given at the conclusion of Phase I.  Once all hours and assignments are fulfilled, you will receive your certification with Sid Yoga, and are eligible to register as a Register Yoga Teacher (RYT) with the Yoga Alliance.

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION
 
Parking
  •  Street parking: Meters run 8am- 6pm Friday and Saturday. Free street parking on Sunday.
  • Wells Fargo Bank: On Chespeake Avenue in Towson, has a large free parking lot on Saturdays and Sundays. Free parking after 5:30pm on Fridays.
  • Towson Town Center: Free. The mall parking garages, located 3 blocks away in walking distance.
  • Jimmy’s cab: 410-296-7200 convenient cab service for Towson and Baltimore area.
Eateries and Groceries
There are a number of amazing restaurants and food options near Sid Yoga Center, right in the heart of Towson’s city. Zias Cafe, San Sushi Too/Thai One On, 7 West Bistro Grille and Indian Cuisine are within walking distance and are highly recommended. Traders Joes and Starbucks are also within walking distance. Towson has a Fresh Market (comparable to Whole Foods) and is only a 1/2 mile away. Atwater’s cafe and MOM’s organic market are about a 5 minute drive. A full operating grocery store, Safeway, is within 3/4 mile.
Weather & Clothing
 Please review the weather forecast before attending your training sessions to know what to pack and wear. All training hours will be indoors. During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material, no cotton) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 1-2 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two changes of yoga clothes.
Accommodations
The Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel and The Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel are two great nearby lodging options. Other affordable options in Towson are Comfort Inn and Best Western. Both are located within a 1/2 mile of the studio. The Holiday Inn in Timonium is 5 miles away (estimated travel time is 10 minutes). Embassy suites in Hunt Valley is a 12 minute drive. Sid Yoga does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements. At your request and consent, we will inform you of other out-of-town participants with whom you can contact and discuss sharing rooms.
Suggested Airport
 
Baltimore Washing International (BWI)

Questions? E-mail us at TeacherTraining@SidYoga.com

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Aug
30
Sun
Living The Dream: All-day workshop with Sid McNairy @ Sid Yoga Center
Aug 30 @ 8:30 am – 8:00 pm

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Empowering all-day yoga flow & workshop

 

LIVING the DREAM  is an all-day yoga flow & workshop led by master yoga instructor, Sid McNairy. Join us for a day of self-discovery, community and FUN! Whether you are brand new to yoga or a seasoned yogi, this day with Sid will leave you lighter, more focused and empowered to make your dreams a REALITY!

What is Living the Dream?

Living The Dream is an all day yoga immersion to help everyone involved discover their dream and bring it into reality.  During the immersion participant’s will be guided through a series of self study exercises and discover their dreams through a goal setting workshop led by lululemon athletica.  Participants will also take part in two yoga classes to help bring their desires into their bodies.  Living your dream comes from opening up to what is possible and having the tools to put it into action.  This immersion will provide the tools and help everyone take the steps to putting it into action. At the end of the day one participant will walk away with a portion of the proceeds to begin to create their dream.

How Living the Dream came to be: 

Sid began Living The Dream as a Collegiate Football Coach.  To further the dream he needed to find a way to heal his body from a fused ankle do to many sports injuries, and release his asthma he had from childhood.  Sid began to see that a dream was possible through yoga and healed in every way.  As a football coach be began to teach yoga to his football team and still knew there was more to it.  Over 20 years of coaching football, teaching yoga and inspiring others Sid found his way and doors began to fly open.  lululemon had come to the first “Living The Dream” in Nashville, TN.  lululemon was made aware of Sid’s goal of traveling the world to spread peace, through their ambassador goal bomb program.  In January of 2014 lululemon helped Sid begin this dream.  This has resulted in the program today and Sid is on a mission to help everyone Live The Dream they desire.

For Who?

Living the Dream is for YOU!  Whether you are a yogi or a novice, it is for you, living your dream or opening up to what your dream is, it for you.  No matter who you are Living the Dream is for you!

Join yogis, leaders and all walks of life gathering together in connection, support, peace and growth.

Make your dream of teacher training come true!

Sid Yoga is inspired to make the dream of teacher training come to be for a Living the Dream participant. Participants will have the option to submit a short video expressing why they should be given this gift of FREE TEACHER TRAINING. Participants will create their video and submit it to contact@sidyoga.com. Sid Yoga will post the videos to our Facebook page and the community will vote. Whoever receives the most “Likes” wins! FREE Sid Yoga Teacher Training in March of 2015 can be yours. Are you ready to live the dream?

In this all day immersion you will:

  • Take 2 powerful yoga asana classes / workshops
  • Practice discovery techniques through self study to understand a deeper life within
  • Meditate for peace
  • Connect to a larger community to expand the peace within

What to bring:

  • Yoga Mat
  • Towel
  • Block/strap if needed
  • Journal
  • Pen
  • Clothes for 2 asana practices
  • Change of clothes
  • Water
  • Energy sources (electrolytes, bars, etc)
  • Lunch: There will be a break. You are responsible for your own lunch. This will be available off site or you may bring your own (see travel information below)
Location: 

Sid Yoga Center

321 York Road
Towson, MD 21204
Phone: 410.321.9642
 
Cost: $60 Pre-Register / $75 Door Price

Travel information

Parking
Street parking is limited with space and time restrictions and is not recommended . There are several garages surrounding the studio for a fee. The Wells Fargo Bank has a lot available on Chesapeake Avenue. The lot is free on Saturdays. The mall parking garage, Towson Town Center is free. It located 3 blocks away, within walking distance. Jimmy’s cab: 410-296-7200 convenient cab service for Towson and Baltimore area.
Eateries & groceries
There are a number of  restaurants and food options near Sid Yoga Center, right in the heart of Towson’s city. Zias Cafe, San Sushi Too/Thai One On, 7 West Bistro Grille, The Health Concern and Indian Cuisine are within walking distance and are highly recommended. Traders Joes and Starbucks are also within walking distance. Towson has a Fresh Market (comparable to Whole Foods) and is only a 1/2 mile away. Atwater’s cafe and MOM’s organic market are about a 5 minute drive. A full operating grocery store, Safeway, is within 3/4 mile.
*Please plan your eating in advance. If going out to a restaurant, time is limited. We recommend ordering in advance.
Weather & clothing
Please review the weather forecast before attending your session to know what to pack and wear.  All training hours will be indoors. During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There will be 2 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two changes of yoga clothes.
Accommodations
 The Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel and The Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel are two great nearby lodging options. Other affordable options in Towson are Comfort Inn and Best Western. Both are located within a 1/2 mile of the studio. The Holiday Inn in Timonium is 5 miles away (estimated travel time is 10 minutes). Embassy suites in Hunt Valley is a 12 minute drive. Sid Yoga does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements. At your request and consent, we will inform you of other out-of-town participants with whom you can contact and discuss sharing rooms.
Suggested airport
Baltimore Washing International (BWI)

In partnership with: lululemon

 

REGISTER TODAY!

Sep
18
Fri
Life Training (Training 1) @ Sid Yoga Center
Sep 18 – Sep 20 all-day

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LIFE TRAINING (TRAINING 1)

 Sid Yoga Center

Towson, MD

 September 18th – September 20th

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We all have an operating system and in many cases it has limited our connection to our infinite power. We have come into this mode of operation from the fear of losing love in some way. By learning how to shift our operating system we are able to see our world from a new perspective. As we land in this new perspective we are then able to live an amazing life from a deeper state of love.

Life Training is exactly that – a training for all people. Whether you are a brother, a sister, a mother, a father, a yogi, an athlete, a doctor, a clerk or any other label you may carry this is the space for you. A yoga practice is not required! Yoga is not involved in this Life Training, so please get your practice in before or after. This is a study group that will help you dive deep into yourself to uncover hidden layers holding you back from living the life you wish to lead. Life Training is lead by Sid McNairy. Sid is the owner, founder and operator of Sid Yoga Center in Towson, Maryland and the author of Walking with Love and Empowerment and Beyond. Sid has helped thousands and thousands before you see this perspective and he can help you, too. Life the life you deserve to live!

Register now.

 Program led by: Sid McNairy
DATES & TIMES
9/18: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
9/19: 12:30pm – 4:30pm
9/20: 12:30pm – 3:30pm
PROGRAM TUITION
$190 pre-register by August 18th / $249 pre-register / $300 at the door

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Parking
  •  Street parking: Meters run 8am- 6pm Friday and Saturday. Free street parking on Sunday.
  • Wells Fargo Bank: On Chespeake Avenue in Towson, has a large free parking lot on Saturdays and Sundays. Free parking after 6pm on Fridays.
  • Towson Town Center: Free. The mall parking garages, located 3 blocks away in walking distance.
  • Jimmy’s cab: 410-296-7200 convenient cab service for Towson and Baltimore area.

 

Eateries and Groceries
There are a number of amazing restaurants and food options near Sid Yoga Center, right in the heart of Towson’s city. Zias Cafe, San Sushi Too/Thai One On, 7 West Bistro Grille and Indian Cuisine are within walking distance and are highly recommended. Traders Joes and Starbucks are also within walking distance. Towson has a Fresh Market (comparable to Whole Foods) and is only a 1/2 mile away. Atwater’s cafe and MOM’s organic market are about a 5 minute drive. A full operating grocery store, Safeway, is within 3/4 mile.
Weather & Clothing
Please review the weather forecast before attending your training sessions to know what to pack and wear. All training hours will be indoors. During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material, no cotton) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 1-2 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two changes of yoga clothes.
Accommodations
 The Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel and The Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel are two great nearby lodging options. Other affordable options in Towson are Comfort Inn and Best Western. Both are located within a 1/2 mile of the studio. The Holiday Inn in Timonium is 5 miles away (estimated travel time is 10 minutes). Embassy suites in Hunt Valley is a 12 minute drive. Sid Yoga does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements. At your request and consent, we will inform you of other out-of-town participants with whom you can contact and discuss sharing rooms.
Suggested Airport
Baltimore Washing International (BWI)

 

 Questions? Send us an e-mail at contact@sidyoga.com

 

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training: Fall 2015 @ Sid Yoga Center Towson studio
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 20 @ 10:00 pm

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200 Hour Teacher Training

September 18, 2015 – November 8, 2015

 

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 Live it to Give it!

Sid Yoga’s 200 Hour Teacher Training Program is an empowering process for those looking to elevate in any aspect of life. Whether you a current yoga teacher looking to master your skills, a yoga student seeking to delve deeper in your practice, or brand new to the practice of yoga, this training is for YOU!  This program consists of seven weekends which take you on an inward journey to discover where you hold yourself back, and where you can break through into living the life of your dreams.

During this program you will experience:
  • Practice self study methods
  • Voice coaching
  • Your power and authenticity
  • the philosophy of yoga
  • the foundations of assisting/adjusting
  • an understanding of the anatomy of yoga postures and movement of the body
  • Yoga methodology and Sequencing
  • How to teach to all levels
  • How to teach Baron Baptiste’s “Journey into Power” Sequence
  • How to teach Sid Yoga’s “Empowerment & Beyond” Sequence
  • Receive feedback throughout the program and grow.
Program led by: Sid McNairy

Dates & Times:

Empowerment & Beyond Meetings:
7 consecutive Monday nights, 8:15 – 9:15pm, beginning September 21, last meeting April 11. Meetings will be held via conference call.

7 Weekend Intensives (dates):

  • September 18 – 20, 2015
  • September 25 – 27, 2015
  • October 2 – 4, 2015
  • October 9 – 11, 2015
  • October 23 – 25, 2015
  • October 30 – November 1, 2015
  • November 6 – 8, 2015

Times for weekend intensives: Fridays 5:00pm- 10:00pm / Saturday 8:00am- 8:00pm / Sunday 8:00am- 8:00pm

 

How to apply:

Click here!

Applications are due by September 11, 2015.

 

Tuition:

200 Hour Teacher Training total tuition: $3,200 = $500 deposit + $2,700

Early Bird Registration Levels: 

Register by August 18, 2015: Save $200

Register by July 18, 2015: Save $700

Register by June 18, 2015: Save $1,000

 

For more program details, please visit our 200 hour Teacher Training website page: 

http://www.sidyoga.com/teacher-training/200-hour/

For those traveling:

All training hours are held at Sid Yoga Center, in Towson, MD. Those participating in the training from out of the area are responsible to scheduling own flight and places to stay during training hours. All hours are required to attend. Sid Yoga will assist you in your travels by making local recommendations for your needs during your stay in Towson/Baltimore area. Trainees may bring their own food for lunch and dinner breaks. There are several health food stores and various places to eat in short walking distance from the studio.

Contact us
For further questions about our 200 hour teacher training program, send us an e-mail at TeacherTraining@SidYoga.com, or call 410-321-YOGA (9642)

Nov
1
Sun
Phase I: Teacher Training Program @ Sid Yoga Center
Nov 1 – Nov 8 all-day

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LIVE IT TO GIVE IT! 

 Sid Yoga Center

Towson, MD

 November 1st – 8th, 2015

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 Learn to lead, teach and inspire others.

An empowering process for those wanting to teach yoga in your community and world. Are you a current yoga teacher looking to master your skills, or a yoga student seeking to delve deeper in your practice? Our weeklong trainings are a great opportunity to capture these goals. This program composes the first part of 200hour teacher training.

 

The goal of this week is “Establishing power for yourself and others.” You will be introduced to the foundations of assisting/adjusting, and be exposed to understanding the anatomy of yoga postures and movement of the body. You will learn the foundations of power yoga through Baron Baptiste’s “Journey into Power” sequence. Discussions on the Yoga Sutras and philosophy of the Sid Yoga “Empowerment and Beyond” sequence will teach students about the depth and versatility of practicing yoga. You will also learn how to translate these timeless teachings into your current classroom experience. You will be introduced to leading a class by receiving voice coaching, and learning sequencing basics. A unique aspect of this training is the amount of time spent in practicing your teaching skills through live teaching sessions to your peers. Receive feedback throughout the program and grow.
This weeklong session is an inward journey that brings the focus to the internal by recognizing where we hold back, and where we can break through.
 Program led by: Sid McNairy
DATES & TIMES
11/1: 3pm- 10pm
11/2 – 11/7: 8am-9pm
11/8: 8am- 1pm
PROGRAM TUITION
  • Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
  • Early Bird Registration: Apply by October 1st: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total. 
  • Early Bird registration: Apply by August 1st: $500 deposit + $750 remanning tuition = $1,250.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application due date: May 23, 2015

Link to application
Phase I Applications are accepted via e-mail or mail. E-mail applications to teachertraining@sidyoga.com or mail/drop off to:
Sid Yoga Center
321 York Road
Towson, MD 21204
Please submit your completed application, along with your non-refundable application fee ($50) no later than the application due date. Credit cards accepted by completing the information on the application form. Credit cards also accepted over the phone. Checks accepted to Sid Yoga.
Applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis, so it is recommended to submit your application early. Trainings can fill quickly. Late applications will be accepted after the application due date of January 23rd for a late application fee of $100.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION
200 hour teacher training:

Each week of training consists of 100 hours including contact hours and assignments to complete after the program. Therefore, to complete our 200 hour training program, the trainee is to attend Phase I and Phase II. In order to attend Phase II, Phase I training must have been completed. However, trainees are able to attend Phase 1 only. In order to receive certification through Sid Yoga and graduation of our 200 hour Teacher Training program, post-training practicums and assignments are to be completed. These hours and experiences are for the trainee to practice what they learned during their training and apply them into practical settings. Once these post- program requirements are fulfilled and approved by the SYTT Board, the teacher will receive their certificate of completion.

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Parking
  •  Street parking: Meters run 8am- 6pm Friday and Saturday. Free street parking on Sunday.
  • Wells Fargo Bank: On Chespeake Avenue in Towson, has a large free parking lot on Saturdays and Sundays. Free parking after 6pm on Fridays.
  • Towson Town Center: Free. The mall parking garages, located 3 blocks away in walking distance.
  • Jimmy’s cab: 410-296-7200 convenient cab service for Towson and Baltimore area.

 

Eateries and Groceries
There are a number of amazing restaurants and food options near Sid Yoga Center, right in the heart of Towson’s city. Zias Cafe, San Sushi Too/Thai One On, 7 West Bistro Grille and Indian Cuisine are within walking distance and are highly recommended. Traders Joes and Starbucks are also within walking distance. Towson has a Fresh Market (comparable to Whole Foods) and is only a 1/2 mile away. Atwater’s cafe and MOM’s organic market are about a 5 minute drive. A full operating grocery store, Safeway, is within 3/4 mile.
Weather & Clothing
Please review the weather forecast before attending your training sessions to know what to pack and wear. All training hours will be indoors. During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material, no cotton) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 1-2 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two changes of yoga clothes.
Accommodations
 The Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel and The Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel are two great nearby lodging options. Other affordable options in Towson are Comfort Inn and Best Western. Both are located within a 1/2 mile of the studio. The Holiday Inn in Timonium is 5 miles away (estimated travel time is 10 minutes). Embassy suites in Hunt Valley is a 12 minute drive. Sid Yoga does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements. At your request and consent, we will inform you of other out-of-town participants with whom you can contact and discuss sharing rooms.
Suggested Airport
Baltimore Washing International (BWI)

 

 Questions? Send us an e-mail at TeacherTraining@SidYoga.com

 

Jan
22
Fri
Phase I: Teacher Training Program @ Sid Yoga Center
Jan 22 – Jan 29 all-day

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LIVE IT TO GIVE IT! 

 Sid Yoga Center

Towson, MD

 January 22nd – 29th, 2016

Apply Now

 Learn to lead, teach and inspire others.

An empowering process for those wanting to teach yoga in your community and world. Are you a current yoga teacher looking to master your skills, or a yoga student seeking to delve deeper in your practice? Our weeklong trainings are a great opportunity to capture these goals. This program composes the first part of 200hour teacher training.

 

The goal of this week is “Establishing power for yourself and others.” You will be introduced to the foundations of assisting/adjusting, and be exposed to understanding the anatomy of yoga postures and movement of the body. You will learn the foundations of power yoga through Baron Baptiste’s “Journey into Power” sequence. Discussions on the Yoga Sutras and philosophy of the Sid Yoga “Empowerment and Beyond” sequence will teach students about the depth and versatility of practicing yoga. You will also learn how to translate these timeless teachings into your current classroom experience. You will be introduced to leading a class by receiving voice coaching, and learning sequencing basics. A unique aspect of this training is the amount of time spent in practicing your teaching skills through live teaching sessions to your peers. Receive feedback throughout the program and grow.
This weeklong session is an inward journey that brings the focus to the internal by recognizing where we hold back, and where we can break through.
Program led by: Sid McNairy
DATES & TIMES
1/22: 3pm- 10pm
1/23 – 1/28: 8am-9pm
1/29: 8am- 1pm
PROGRAM TUITION
  • Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
  • Early Bird Registration: Apply by December 22nd: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total. 
  • Early Bird registration: Apply by October 22nd: $500 deposit + $750 remanning tuition = $1,250.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application due date: January 15, 2016

Link to application:
Applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis, so it is recommended to submit your application early. Trainings can fill quickly. Late applications will be accepted after the application due date of January 23rd for a late application fee of $100.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION
200 hour teacher training:

Each week of training consists of 100 hours including contact hours and assignments to complete after the program. Therefore, to complete our 200 hour training program, the trainee is to attend Phase I and Phase II. In order to attend Phase II, Phase I training must have been completed. However, trainees are able to attend Phase 1 only. In order to receive certification through Sid Yoga and graduation of our 200 hour Teacher Training program, post-training practicums and assignments are to be completed. These hours and experiences are for the trainee to practice what they learned during their training and apply them into practical settings. Once these post- program requirements are fulfilled and approved by the SYTT Board, the teacher will receive their certificate of completion.

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Parking
  •  Street parking: Meters run 8am- 6pm Friday and Saturday. Free street parking on Sunday.
  • Wells Fargo Bank: On Chespeake Avenue in Towson, has a large free parking lot on Saturdays and Sundays. Free parking after 6pm on Fridays.
  • Towson Town Center: Free. The mall parking garages, located 3 blocks away in walking distance.
  • Jimmy’s cab: 410-296-7200 convenient cab service for Towson and Baltimore area.

 

Eateries and Groceries
There are a number of amazing restaurants and food options near Sid Yoga Center, right in the heart of Towson’s city. Zias Cafe, San Sushi Too/Thai One On, 7 West Bistro Grille and Indian Cuisine are within walking distance and are highly recommended. Traders Joes and Starbucks are also within walking distance. Towson has a Fresh Market (comparable to Whole Foods) and is only a 1/2 mile away. Atwater’s cafe and MOM’s organic market are about a 5 minute drive. A full operating grocery store, Safeway, is within 3/4 mile.
Weather & Clothing
Please review the weather forecast before attending your training sessions to know what to pack and wear. All training hours will be indoors. During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material, no cotton) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 1-2 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two changes of yoga clothes.
Accommodations
 The Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel and The Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel are two great nearby lodging options. Other affordable options in Towson are Comfort Inn and Best Western. Both are located within a 1/2 mile of the studio. The Holiday Inn in Timonium is 5 miles away (estimated travel time is 10 minutes). Embassy suites in Hunt Valley is a 12 minute drive. Sid Yoga does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements. At your request and consent, we will inform you of other out-of-town participants with whom you can contact and discuss sharing rooms.
Suggested Airport
Baltimore Washing International (BWI)

 

 Questions? Send us an e-mail at TeacherTraining@SidYoga.com

 

Mar
6
Sun
Phase II: Teacher Training program @ Sid Yoga Center
Mar 6 – Mar 13 all-day

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Sid Yoga Center, Towson MD

March 6 – 13th, 2016

 

Apply today

 

Our program is a Yoga Alliance 200hr Registered Yoga School.

Phase II curriculum focus is on voice coaching, class sequencing, methodology, principles of teaching, business of yoga, establishing your power and authenticity as a teacher, and how to teach to all levels. During this week you will have several opportunities to teach live to your peers and program leaders, while receiving feedback full in growth. After completing Phase II, you will be ready to lead others and teach yoga to various levels.

Students will immerse more deeply into assisting techniques, and apply practical anatomy methods into the class room by understanding the differences within the body and how it relates to yoga. Philosophy will be discussed related to ancient yoga texts, and how these philosophical understandings can translate into classroom yoga teaching. The sequence training will be completed with mastering how to teach an inspiring all-levels class. As the theme of our trainings is “Live it to Give it”, we will use methods of Matrika yoga to recognize the reflections we carry, and empower ourselves to lead the change we wish to see.

Here at Sid Yoga we understand that you have to “Live It To Give It!” Get ready to be empowered and open up to going beyond! We look forward to walking every step along the way with you! Peace.

 

DATES AND TIMES: 
3/6: 3pm- 10:00pm
3/7- 3/12: 8:00am- 9:00pm
3/13: 8:00am- 1:00pm

 

PROGRAM TUITION:

• Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Apply by February 6th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Apply by December 6th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Application due date: February 28, 2016

Link to application: Apply here

Applications are accepted via e-mail or mail. E-mail applications to teachertraining@sidyoga.com or mail/drop off to:

Sid Yoga Center
321 York Road
Towson, MD 21204
Please submit your completed application, along with your non-refundable application fee ($50) no later than the application due date. Credit cards accepted by completing the information on the application form. Credit cards also accepted over the phone. Checks accepted to Sid Yoga.
Applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis, so it is recommended to submit your application early. Trainings can fill quickly.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION

In this week you will complete hours 101-200 of your 200hour Teacher Training. Phase II is open to those who have completed Phase I Teacher Training with Sid Yoga, or have an approved background of yoga training. After successfully attending all hours of Phase II, there are program assignment to complete your 200 hour training with Sid Yoga:

  • Karma Yoga: Teaching Internship in the community
  • Video film yourself teaching & evaluation
  • Reflection papers

All of these program assignment can be completed before Phase II, or after Phase II. When you turn them in before depends on the preference of the trainee, yet all assignments must be complete within one year. Most trainees complete there assignments immediately. Detailed information on these assignment will be given at the conclusion of Phase I.  Once all hours and assignments are fulfilled, you will receive your certification with Sid Yoga, and are eligible to register as a Register Yoga Teacher (RYT) with the Yoga Alliance.

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION
 
Parking
  •  Street parking: Meters run 8am- 6pm Friday and Saturday. Free street parking on Sunday.
  • Wells Fargo Bank: On Chespeake Avenue in Towson, has a large free parking lot on Saturdays and Sundays. Free parking after 5:30pm on Fridays.
  • Towson Town Center: Free. The mall parking garages, located 3 blocks away in walking distance.
  • Jimmy’s cab: 410-296-7200 convenient cab service for Towson and Baltimore area.
Eateries and Groceries
There are a number of amazing restaurants and food options near Sid Yoga Center, right in the heart of Towson’s city. Zias Cafe, San Sushi Too/Thai One On, 7 West Bistro Grille and Indian Cuisine are within walking distance and are highly recommended. Traders Joes and Starbucks are also within walking distance. Towson has a Fresh Market (comparable to Whole Foods) and is only a 1/2 mile away. Atwater’s cafe and MOM’s organic market are about a 5 minute drive. A full operating grocery store, Safeway, is within 3/4 mile.
Weather & Clothing
 Please review the weather forecast before attending your training sessions to know what to pack and wear. All training hours will be indoors. During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material, no cotton) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 1-2 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two changes of yoga clothes.
Accommodations
The Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel and The Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel are two great nearby lodging options. Other affordable options in Towson are Comfort Inn and Best Western. Both are located within a 1/2 mile of the studio. The Holiday Inn in Timonium is 5 miles away (estimated travel time is 10 minutes). Embassy suites in Hunt Valley is a 12 minute drive. Sid Yoga does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements. At your request and consent, we will inform you of other out-of-town participants with whom you can contact and discuss sharing rooms.
Suggested Airport
 
Baltimore Washing International (BWI)

Questions? E-mail us at TeacherTraining@SidYoga.com

Apply today