November 2014 – June 2015

Nov
22
Sat
Inversion Workshop! @ Sid Yoga Center
Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Change your perspective; turn your world upside down! 

Taught by: Sid McNairy

The inverted postures of yoga are some of the most beneficial yet intimidating of the asanas. You will be introduced to and practice postures such as headstand, forearm stand, handstand, and more. You will be guided through alignment, technique, proper modifications, and feel how to develop the power in your core strength.

Learn to use the wall, or a buddy, as a way to continue practicing inversions beyond this class. Let go of the fear, we are here to support.

No inversion experience is necessary… This is where you come to learn. All are welcome!

Cost: Pre-Register $20 / Door Price $30

Dec
2
Tue
Teacher Training Teleconference Information Session with Sid
Dec 2 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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Realize that teacher training IS possible for you.

Missouri, Minnesota, and Maryland… these are some of the states where Sid McNairy will be leading 200 Hours and Advanced Teacher Trainings in 2014 and 2015!

No matter where you live in the world, join us for an informative and inspiring talk with Sid.

Let’s connect.

Sid Yoga Teacher Training is for all students of yoga- those who currently teach and want to enhance their teaching skills and/or self growth, those who desire to teach and want to become the best teacher they can be, and for anyone who loves yoga and wants to deepen their own practice. Sid Yoga teacher trainings incorporate truing for life and is fitting for all.

This is a FREE information session, guided by Sid McNairy. Join this 1 hour call to listen about the unique facets of the training programs: from Empowerment & Beyond to assisting, alignment, anatomy, sequencing, methodology, principles of teaching, teacher characteristics and more.

If you are already signed up for an upcoming training, thinking of joining a program, or have a feeling that one day teacher training may be for you, we recommend this session.
Q & A session 
Do you have specific questions to ask about the program? Or maybe you are listening in and a question arises. We will leave time in the call for a Q & A session for everyone to get clarity and information before joining one of our programs.
Date: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Time: 8:30pm-9:30pm EST

Cost: This call is FREE!

How to join the call:
1. Register online for free, using the “sign up” link on this page

2. When you register, you will receive information including a phone number and access code to call in the night of the call.

Come away informed, knowledgable, READY and INSPIRED to take the next step.
Dec
12
Fri
Phase I: Teacher Training Program @ Sid Yoga Center
Dec 12 – Dec 19 all-day

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 Sid Yoga Center

Towson, MD

December 12 – December 19, 2014

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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. Discussions on the Yoga Sutras and philosophy of our flow 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 leader: Sid McNairy
DATES & TIMES
12/12: 3pm – 9:00pm
12/13- 12/18: 8am-9pm daily
12/19: 8am – 1:00pm
PROGRAM TUITION
• Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by November 12th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by September 12th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application due date: December 5, 2014

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. Applications will be accepted beyond the application date for a late application fee of $100.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION
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.
Upcoming Phase II Trainings are: 
200 hour teacher training: 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.
  • 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? Send us an e-mail at TeacherTraining@SidYoga.com

 

Jan
4
Sun
Living The Dream: All-day workshop with Sid McNairy @ Oxford Exchange
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 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 each immersion participant’s will be guided through a series of self study exercises and discover their dreams through a goal setting a 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 Whom: Living The Dream is for everyone!  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.

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. Lunch available at the site, or go off site, or bring your own (see travel information below)
Location: 

The Oxford Exchange

420 WEST KENNEDY BOULEVARD
TAMPA, FLORIDA 33606
Phone: 813 253 0222

Travel information

Parking
Street parking will be available on Grand Central and in Lot C on South Cedar Avenue.
Eateries & groceries
Food will be sold on site so please bring money for your meal.  There will be healthy, green, organic & vegetarian options.  If you choose to bring a small lunch cooler, there will be space to store it, we cannot accommodate a refrigerated space.
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
There are a mix of hotels in the area that include Westin Harbour Island, Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel, Embassy Suites Downtown Tampa, and Hilton Downtown Tampa.
Suggested airport
TPA: Tampa International Airport

Live music by DJ Menscha

In partnership with: lululemon

Jan
16
Fri
Advanced Teacher Training Program: Live your Legacy @ Sid Yoga Center Towson studio
Jan 16 – Jan 23 all-day

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Live your Legacy

@ Sid Yoga Center, Towson MD

 January 16-23, 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:

1/16: 3pm- 10pm

1/17-1/22: 8am-9pm daily

1/23: 8am – 1pm

 

PROGRAM TUITION

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

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:  sign up by December 16th: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by October 16th: $500 deposit + $975 remaining tuition=$1,475

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application due date: January 9, 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, 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.
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

 

Jan
30
Fri
Phase I: Teacher Training Program @ Sid Yoga Center
Jan 30 – Feb 6 all-day

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LIVE IT TO GIVE IT! 

 Sid Yoga Center

Towson, MD

 January 30 – February 6, 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. Discussions on the Yoga Sutras and philosophy of our flow 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
1/30: 3pm- 10pm
1/31 – 2/5: 8am-9pm
2/6: 8am- 1pm
PROGRAM TUITION
Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIALsign up by November 12th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by September 12th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application due date: January 23, 2015

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, 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.
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

 

Feb
13
Fri
Phase I: Teacher Training program @ Metro Power Yoga
Feb 13 – Feb 19 all-day

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Metro Power Yoga

Kirkwood, MO

February 13th –  19th, 2015

 

Apply today

 

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

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. Discussions on the Yoga Sutras and philosophy of our flow 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 AND TIMES: 
2/13- 2/19: 8:00am- 10:00pm

 

PROGRAM TUITION:

$500 non-refundable deposit   +   $750 remaining tuition  = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Application due date: February 6, 2015

Late applications accepted after 2/6 for an application fee of $100.

Link to application: http://www.sidyoga.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/LLPY-TT-app-Phase-II.pdf

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. Late applications are accepted for an application fee of $100. Credit cards accepted by completing the information on the application form. Credit cards also accepted over the phone. Checks payable 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:
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.

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
There is a parking lot in front of Metro Power Yoga which will accommodate 43 vehicles. The lot is shared with other businesses so parking may fill during the day. There are several lots off Big Bend which are available at no charge.
Eateries and Groceries

There are a number of restaurants close to the studio.  In downtown Kirkwood, just a mile north of the studio, there are a variety of coffee shops, pubs, and fancy restaurants with a wide variety of cuisines, from Mexican to French to Middle Eastern.

The closest grocery is Global Foods market at 421 N. Kirkwood Rd, about a mile from the studio

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 closest hotel is a Best Western at 1200 S. Kirkwood Rd., St. Louis, MO 63122; 314-821-3950. It is less than half a mile and a 5-10 minute walk from the studio. There is also a Hampton Inn at 1580 S. Kirkwood Rd., St. Louis, MO 63127, 314-984-8181 and a Holiday Inn at 10709 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63127; 314-821-6600. These are a little over a mile from the studio. At your request and consent, we will inform you of other out-of-town participants with whom you may contact to discuss sharing rooms.
Suggested Airport
 
Lambert International (STL)

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

Apply today

Apr
10
Fri
Phase II: Teacher Training program @ Sid Yoga Center
Apr 10 – Apr 17 all-day

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Sid Yoga Center, Towson MD

April 10-17th, 2015

 

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: 
4/10: 3pm- 10:00pm
4/11- 4/16: 8:00am- 9:00pm
4/17: 8:00am- 1:00pm

 

PROGRAM TUITION:

• Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by November 12th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by September 12th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Application due date: April 3, 2015

Link to application: http://www.sidyoga.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/LLPY-TT-app-Phase-II.pdf

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

May
29
Fri
Phase I: Teacher Training Program @ Sid Yoga Center
May 29 – Jun 5 all-day

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LIVE IT TO GIVE IT! 

 Sid Yoga Center

Towson, MD

 May 29 – June 5, 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. Discussions on the Yoga Sutras and philosophy of our flow 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
5/29: 3pm- 10pm
5/30 – 6/4: 8am-9pm
6/5: 8am- 1pm
PROGRAM TUITION
Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIALsign up by November 12th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by September 12th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application due date: May 22, 2015

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, 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.
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

 

Jun
19
Fri
Phase II: Teacher Training program @ Sid Yoga Center
Jun 19 – Jun 26 all-day

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Sid Yoga Center, Towson MD

June  19th – 26th, 2015

 

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

The focus of Phase II curriculum 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: 
6/19: 3pm- 10:00pm
6/20- 6/25: 8:00am- 9:00pm
6/26: 8:00am- 1:00pm

 

PROGRAM TUITION:

• Phase II tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by May 19th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by March 19th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Application due date: June 12, 2015

Link to application: http://www.sidyoga.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/LLPY-TT-app-Phase-II.pdf

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