20-Hour Advanced Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Program (Level 2) with Leza Lowitz

Updated: Mar 9

Workshop Series Begins Friday, April 3


The world today is a stressful place. It’s even more important than ever to find peace and acceptance within ourselves.


Restorative Yoga offers the perfect practice to cultivate and nurture a calm, tranquil core. As teachers, it’s the ideal practice to share with those who need a quiet practice to return to, to recharge their batteries and regenerate their life force.


We are pleased to offer our Advanced Restorative Yoga Teacher Training program to build on skills and practices covered in our Basic RTTC.


Schedule

  • Friday April 3 6:00-10:00pm (4 hours)

  • Saturday April 4 1:30-9:30pm (8 hours)

  • Sunday April 5 1:30-9:30pm (8 Hours)


Join us for an intensive 20-Hour Advanced Restorative Yoga Teacher training that will give you deeper skills, wisdom, and confidence to continue to share Restorative Yoga with others in a powerful, inspired way.


Sun and Moon’s Advanced Restorative Teacher Training Advanced program provides comprehensive content that builds on the Basic Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with all-new material to help you deepen your yoga and meditation practice, teaching skills, and spiritual development.


This course offers hand-selected content of new restorative yoga poses, meditation techniques and practices, and teaching skills to take your teaching to the next level. It also includes ample time for practice teaching and feedback to help you improve your teaching skills and delivery. An open heart and mind, and the desire to continue to learn, are the very things that help you become a great yoga teacher. Keeping a humble and hungry “beginner’s mind” is the key to evolving personally and professionally. We need to continually build upon our skills to deepen our own practice and offer our students opportunities to go deeper into their practice, too.


We are very excited to offer this course to our graduates, who have been requesting it for years, and look forward to you joining us!

(Photos by Yasuyuki Kobayashi)

Content

Days 1 and 2: Advanced Restorative Yoga Poses

  • Meditation to Practice and Share

  • New Restorative Poses, including: Prop Set up and Modifications, Benefits and Variations

  • How to Integrate Restorative Yoga in Hatha Yoga Classes, including prop use

  • Deeper investigation/discussion of how Restorative Yoga works

  • As desired, review of poses and meditations covered in the Basic RTTC

  • Discussion, Self-Inquiry, Partnerwork, and Practice Teaching

Day 3 early afternoon: Meditation/Mindfulness

  • Meditation to Practice and Share

  • You will learn three new mindfulness techniques/meditations not covered in the Basic RTTC.

  • Teaching Skills Clinic: Practice Teaching Meditation with feedback

  • Discussion, Self-Inquiry, Partnerwork, and Practice Teaching

Day 3 later afternoon: Teaching Skills

  • The Art of Observation: Deep Looking

  • Savasana: Adjustments Your Students will Love

  • Yoga Nidra: You will learn and practice teaching two complete Yoga Nidra guided meditations (short and long-form)

  • Review of Skills from days 1, 2, 3

  • Teaching Skills Clinic: Practice Teaching/Adjusting with partner

  • Discussion, Self-Inquiry, Partnerwork, and Practice Teaching

  • Closing Circle

Certification Requirement:

Graduates who have attended all sessions fully will receive a certificate of completion for our Advanced Restorative Yoga Teacher Training.


Translation:

Full Course translated by Hiromi Kitty Thompson


Manual:

Comprehensive manual in English or Japanese included in cost. Extra manual in another language: 3,500 yen on advance request.


Who Can Attend:

Our Advanced Teacher Training is open to graduates of Sun and Moon’s RTTC or Rolling Restorative Training. Perfect for those who want to deepen and expand their studies in Restorative Yoga, Meditation and Teaching Skills. For further details, please email us.


Cost:

Regular cost: 98,000 yen. *For re-takers, 50% off. Please state briefly the reason why you wish to retake the course when you apply.



About the Instructor:

Leza Lowitz, M.A. is the founder and sole proprietor of Sun and Moon Yoga, Tokyo, which she established in 2003. She has been practicing mindfulness and meditation for forty years, and has had a regular daily practice that entire time. She completed a 7-year intensive Tibetan Buddhist Meditation program in 2012, including many long-term silent retreats. She is currently enrolled in a 2-year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach through SoundsTrue, mentored by Anne Cushman.


Leza’s passion is to share these ancient practices with a contemporary, heartfelt and authentic approach. She has shared mindfulness, meditation, yoga and self-transformation with thousands of students around the world.


To Register:

If you are interested in attending this training, send in a request to info(at)sunandmoon.jp with the course name and month in the subject.


Include your full NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER and PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS BRIEFLY AND FROM THE HEART.

  1. PLEASE DETAIL YOUR YOGA PRACTICE (HOW MANY YEARS, STYLE, WHERE)

  2. PLEASE DETAIL YOUR YOGA TEACHING EXPERIENCE (HOW MANY YEARS, STYLE, WHERE, CERTIFICATION: SCHOOL NAME AND DATE OF GRADUATION/CERTIFICATION)

  3. WHAT IS YOUR RESTORATIVE YOGA EXPERIENCE AND WHY DO YOU WISH TO TAKE THIS TRAINING?

  4. WHAT IS YOUR INTENTION FOR THIS TRAINING? PLEASE BE SPECIFIC.

  5. PLEASE LIST ANY INJURIES OR MEDICAL CONDITIONS WE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT. (INCLUDING PREGNANCY)

Payment instructions will be sent upon receipt of your request. Please complete your payment within 2 weeks from the instructions. Advanced payment is required except by prior advance agreement. Early application is strongly suggested.

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