Jain Acharya Shri Sushil Kumarji
Teacher Training Programs
A Western Approach
Yoga Teacher Insurance
Pathways Yoga Systems, Ltd ..
PO Box 843.. Exeter, NH 03833
Yoga is a fundamental and uniform approach to the teaching of
the esoteric and scientific art of yoga. Traditionally, yoga teachers
are certified in their knowledge of, and ability to teach, the
various aspects of the yoga system. There are many excellent schools
of yoga where the training is based on the tradition of the founding
teacher. Pathways is dedicated to using the most effective techniques
of all yoga traditions and incorporating them into classes in
a basic, educational, easy to understand manner.
goal of Pathways is to create a consistent method of instruction.
will be standardized.
Teachers of this method will use the same class formats and
will be able to interact easily with other Pathways Yoga classes
and teachers, thus insuring an uninterrupted flow in classes.
class schedules are formatted to the specific needs of their
case of the need for a substitution of the instructor, another
Pathways teacher will be able to step in easily.
will enjoy knowing not only that their teacher is certified,
but has a support group that will help ensure an on-going program.
will feel confident in attending Pathways Yoga classes because
they will know what to expect.
will be able to move easily between medical, corporate and educational
is highly recommended as a healing form of exercise by the medical
Yoga teachers recognize the importance of therapy and incorporates
the awareness of their students personal needs into every class.
Each student is individually recognized in class and special needs
The Yoga System is based on the eastern teachings of the Ashtanga.
Called the Eight Limbs of Yoga, this consists of :
Yama........ethical codes of Do's
Niyama........ethical codes of Dont's
Pratyahara........focused energy systems
Level1 training will focus on the "Pathways Yoga Systems"
method of teaching four of the branches. This course will deal
The spiritual aspects of yoga are intrinsic to any deeper
understanding of this path. In view of this, it is recommended
that teachers be versed in the
other limbs of the Ashtanga as well as the ones in the Level
1 training course.
This can be attained through general and private classes, workshops
and reading material. Further information will be a part of Level
ll and Level lll courses.