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[Live Streamed] Iya Kin 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training

May 1

| $2,999

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Iya Kin 200h Yoga Teacher Training

At Iya Kin we believe in holding space for equitable practices that honor the lived experiences of marginalized populations while empowering them to create legacy. We are committed to cultivating highly intuitive, service-minded yoga teachers dedicated to guiding individuals in their return to self.

Who Is The Iya Kin Instructor?

The Iya Kin Instructor is an advocate and storyteller, holding intuitively brave space for self study within the lived experience of marginalized communities.

He/she/they are highly skilled instructors who’s practice explores the multidisciplinary grounds of yoga beyond performative asana. In turn, they are devoted to their journey of self mastery and dismantling systems of oppression that perpetuate harm.

Learning Beyond Yoga Alliance

We believe in reducing the commodification of yoga to create equitable practices rooted in dismantling white supremacy and honoring the lived experiences of other’d communities. It is for this reason that Iya Kin has chosen not to be affiliated with Yoga Alliance. Upon completion of our program students will be 200-HR certified Iya Kin yoga instructors.

Our Curriculum Includes

Learn It

1. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics – 32 hrs
Origin of yoga
Study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts
Understanding Dharma and the greater service of yoga
Paths of yoga

2. Sanskrit, Pranayama, Meditation, Chanting – 22hrs
Exploration of pranayama
Intuitive breathwork for intelligent sequencing
Journey of meditation
The history & power of chanting
The origin of Aum
Sanskrit 101

3. Asana – 54 hrs
Styles of yoga: Vinyasa, Hatha, Ashtanga, Kundalini, Iyengar, Forrest, Yin
Intro, Restorative & yoga Nidra practices
Psychological and energetic benefits of each pose
5 categories of asana: twists, backbends, inversions, standing poses and forward folds
Pose modifications for support, body types & injuries
Pose transitions
Exploration of the Bandhas
Prenatal yoga
Sun & moon salutations
Kula teaching
Trauma Informed Yoga Training hosted by Yoga Behind Bars – 10hrs

4. Art of Sequencing – 22hrs
Balance of Ha and Tha energy
The art of Storytelling
Sequence Infrastructure
Accessible & mindful sequencing
Holding inclusive space through language
The art of teaching to all-levels
Refining your skills & intuitive nature through personal practice
Teaching to the senses/ sensory body
How to craft sequences that are intuitively and anatomically aligned
Kula teaching

5. Anatomy – 20hrs
Anatomy as it relates to kinesiology
Energetic anatomy
Fascial awareness

6. Teaching Methodology – 20hrs
How to mirror your students
Effective demo’ing
Identifying your voice as an Iya Kin Instructor
Clear & effective cueing
Teaching from matured ego
Defining your teaching style/legacy
Boundaries & ethics with your students
Virtual vs. in-person teaching

Live It!

7. Dismantling Racism and White Supremacy – 10hrs
Upholding equitable yoga practices
Yoga and social justice
Understanding your power responsibly
Dismantling colorism in the yoga arena
Cultural Appropriation vs. Appreciation

Teach It!

8. Practicum & Professional Essentials – 10hrs (contact) | 10 non-contact
✓  Business of Yoga – 10hrs
Observing classes – 5hrs
Teaching classes – 5hrs
Assisting classes
Kula mentoring
Weekly quizzes
Final exam


May 1st – July 1st, 2021
2 Month Virtual Intensive
Mon-Thurs 3-6pm Pt | Sat-Sun 9am-5pm Pt

Tuition: $2,999


About the lead instructors: Abiola Akanni & Terilyn Wylder

Abiola Akanni Yoga TeacherA leader in the community and field of yoga, Abiola Akanni has successfully cultivated inclusive wellness spaces that encourage individuals to develop their personal yoga practice.
The Nigerian-American, certified yoga instructor is the wellness influencer behind Yoga by Biola and the founder of the radically body-positive Trap VinyasaTM and Body Party event series. Akanni is on the cutting edge of the global wellness scene, presenting her workshops and events at major festivals and conferences around the world in addition to speaking about wellness education on major platforms.
Her liberating mission holds space for healing, while her creative teaching style offers physical and emotional introspection. The wellness entrepreneur is also the creator of The Divine Feminine Yoga Workshop, designed to help individuals embrace the archetypes of the divine feminine.
Abiola’s soulful teachings continue to redefine the yoga and wellness arena while offering representation and cultural expression. 


Terilyn Wyre Yoga Teacher Seattle

What to expect in Terilyn’s classes:  Terilyn’s weekly classes at Capitol Hill, Phinney Ridge and West Seattle are deeply rooted in building community. Her style is a strong and challenging and provides a dynamic blend of mindful vinyasa, infused with Bhakti (devotion) through uplifting fun music (live kirtan Sunday nights), chanting/singing, storytelling, poetry, and guided meditation. Her intention as a teacher is to create space for every body to feel equally valued and welcomed.
Main Influences/Styles/Traditions: vinyasa, mythology/storytelling, Bhakti yoga.


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