May
8
Fri
Peace for Baltimore @ Sid Yoga Center Towson
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Root.Rock.Reggae for Change.

 

This class is donation based.

All proceeds will be donated to the No Boundaries Coalition.

Join Faith Hunter and Sid McNairy for an amazing yoga filled evening to promote more peace within your community!
This workshop is a tribute to the powerful influence reggae music has on the world, and how it helps to cultivate a One Love spirit. Faith & Sid will create an inspirational playlist and offer a playful blend of sequences that will not only have you singing and your body moving, but will also inspire you to create positive change in your community. Bring an open heart.
The No Boundaries Coalition is a resident-led initiative dedicated to deconstructing boundaries and reconstructing community. The No Boundaries Coalition brings Bolton Hill, Druid Heights, Madison Park, Reservoir Hill, Upton, and Sandtown together across race, class, and neighborhood lines to build a more unified and empowered Central West Baltimore.
Meet Faith Hunter, Yoga teacher & life stylist, sprinkled with a dash of Louisiana charm. Faith began her life long love affair with yoga in the early 90s as a way to cope as her beloved brother Michael was dying from a complication related to AIDS. Through meditation and mindfulness Faith was able to release her fears and experience an awakening from within. From that day forward, she committed herself to sharing these practices with the world. Always eager to learn, explore, and share, Faith is an inspiring and generous mentor to yoga practitioners of all skill levels.

Cost: Donation based.

All proceeds will be donated to the No Boundaries Coalition 

May
24
Sun
Living the Dream: Awaken Your Spirit @ Sid Yoga Center: Towson
May 24 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 pm

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REGISTER TODAY!

 

 

 

Awaken Your Spirit

Awaken your spirit and heal your inner child using healing breath and meditation to discover what’s hidden inside while you heal and transform

What is Living the Dream?

LIVING the DREAM is an all-day yoga flow & workshop led by master yoga instructor, Sid McNairy.

 

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 May 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

 

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 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! Ready to live your dream?

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: $150 $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)
May
30
Sat
Phase I: Teacher Training Program @ Sid Yoga Center
May 30 – Jun 6 all-day

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LIVE IT TO GIVE IT! 

 Sid Yoga Center

Towson, MD

 May 30 – June 6, 2015

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. 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
5/30: 3pm- 10pm
5/31 – 6/5: 8am-9pm
6/6: 8am- 1pm
PROGRAM TUITION
Phase 1 tuition: $500 deposit + $1,100 remaining tuition = $1,600 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIALsign up by April 29th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by February 29th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application due date: May 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 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
20
Sat
Phase II: Teacher Training program @ Sid Yoga Center
Jun 20 – Jun 27 all-day

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Sid Yoga Center, Towson MD

June  20th – 27th, 2015

 

Apply today

 

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: 
6/20: 3pm- 10:00pm
6/21- 6/26: 8:00am- 9:00pm
6/27: 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 20th: $500 deposit + $950 remaining tuition = $1,450 total
• EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by March 20th: $500 deposit +$750 remaining tuition = $1,250 total

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Application due date: June 13, 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

Apply today

Jun
27
Sat
Birthday Celebration @ Turtle Acres
Jun 27 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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It’s Sid’s birthday and YOU are invited!

Join us in community as we come together and welcome in the next year of Sid’s life at his Grandmother Morningstar’s land in the mountains of Pennsylvania. With this new year of Sid’s life, comes new aspirations and goals. Sid has been on a mission to bring peace to the world and it started with his own personal journey on this land. Now he is ready to share this space with the world. We are coming together at Turtle Acres for a grand celebration to begin to create a new space for the world to live in, learn from and be at peace with. We are now bringing the land and the traditions of the land forward for everyone in the world. The birthday celebration will be a kick off for the first of many more events to come to the land of Turtle Acres. Join us in this celebration!

Grandmother Morningstar’s land is located at:

Turtle Acres
1107 Halsey Road
Clifford, PA 18413
Date/Time:
June 27, 2015

5:00pm

 

Cost of the Event:

$70 pre-register before June 1st
$90 June 1st – June 15th
$125 June 15th – June 25th
$150 June 26th onIn lieu of gifts, donations are accepted for the building fund.Schedule of Events:
5:30pm Welcome Speech
6:30pm Celebration (dinner and music)
8:30pm Closing Fire Ceremony
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

 

Apply today

 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

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: sign up by May 1st: $500 deposit + $975 remaining tuition=$1,475 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:

Dates to be announced.

 

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

 

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

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. 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
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

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

 

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

 

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: 
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

 

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Sep
18
Fri
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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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

Link for the program application:

http://www.sidyoga.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/SYTT-200_Phase-I-application.pdf

Applications are due by September 11, 2015.

 

Tuition

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

Early Bird Registration: 

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)