Event Dates: 
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 08:15 to Friday, August 31, 2018 - 08:15
Event Presenter(s): 
Tony Farris
Toni Farris, ERYT500, CRYT
Yoga Tree
Toni Farris
1035 East 15th Street
Plano, TX 75074
United States


Come take a journey to a greater understanding of your yoga practice. Study the great teachings of the yoga masters with the intention of sharing them with others.

Some of the topics within the Yoga Tree Curriculum are; the business of yoga, anatomy, teaching methodology, the ethics and history of Yoga, and so much more. This program is designed for students from all styles and traditions. 

The course prepares you to teach both the Hatha and Vinyasa styles of Yoga.   We offer a core program that will allow you to take your yoga practice and your passion to new levels.


4/7/18   Module I              

                Intro to Course

                History of Yoga /Yoga Styles

                Anatomy ~ Breath

                Asana ~ Seated Postures

                Pranayama ~ Introduction


4/8/18 Module II               

                Anatomy ~ Intro to Exercise Physiology

                Asana ~ Preventing Injury

                Class Design ~ Greeting through Warm Up


4/28/18   Module III

                Anatomy ~ Spine

                Asana ~ Twists

                Teaching Method ~ Space Management


4/29/18 Module IV

                Anatomy ~ Core

                Energy Anatomy ~ Bandhas

                Asana ~ Stabilizing Postures

                Teaching Method ~ Teaching and Learning Styles


5/19/18    Module V          

                Meditation and Mantra ~ Intro to Sanskrit

                Pranayama ~ Heat Building

Class Design ~ Suryanamaskara A

Teaching Methodology ~ Counter Posture


5/20/18Module VI

                Anatomy ~ Hips

Pranayama ~ Releasing Breath

Asana ~ Forward Bends and Hip Openers

Philosophy ~ Intro to the Yoga Sutras

Teaching Method ~ Being a Guide/Emotional Release


6/9/18 Module VII

                Asana ~ Forward Bends and Hip Openers

Philosophy ~ Intro to Yoga Literature

                Philosophy ~ Yoga Sutras


6/10/18 Module VIII         

                Anatomy ~ Knees and Legs

                Asana ~ Standing Postures

                Class Design ~ Suryanamaskara B


6/23/18 Module IX

                Anatomy ~ Shoulders and Chest

                Asana ~ Backbends and Shoulder Opening

Pranayama ~ Complete Breath

Ethics ~ Non-Ordinary States


6/24/18 Module X

                Anatomy ~ Balance, Leg, and Foot

Asana ~ Balance

Class Design ~ Balance

                Ethics ~ Ethics of Caring Reports


7/14/18 Module XI

                Anatomy ~ Elbow, Wrist and Hand

                Energy Anatomy ~ Bhandas

Asana ~ Arm Balance

                Class Design ~ Arm Balance

Ethics ~ Intro to Ethics Statements


7/15/18 Module XII

                Anatomy ~ Inversion

                Asana ~ Inversion

                Class Design ~ Deep Stretching and Inversion

                Ethics ~ Personal Ethics Statement Presentation


7/28/18 Module XIII         

                Anatomy ~ Autonomic Nervous System

                Asana ~ Savasana

                Class Design ~ Finishing, Savasana, and Closing Class

                Pranayama ~ Brahmari Breath

                Meditation and Mantra ~ Sanskrit Review


7/29/18 Module XIV

                Anatomy ~ Special Populations

                Asana ~ Modified Practice

Teaching Method ~ Sequencing to Build Success

                Philosophy ~ Bhagavad Gita


8/11/18 Module XV

                Energy and Touch Workshop

                Energy Anatomy ~ Intro to Energy Body  

                Teaching Method ~ Intro to Assisting


8/12/18Module XVI

                Philosophy ~ Yoga Sutra Presentations

Meditation and Mantra ~ Introduction and Application

                Business ~ First Teaching Job

                Philosophy ~ Autobiography of a Yogi Presentations


8/25/18 Module XVII


                Paper Exam


8/26/18 Test Out


                Paper Exam


How to register: 

Call Toni 972.398.9642

About this Presenter: 

Toni Farris, BA, MS, ERYT500

Toni has a reputation for honesty and kindness in her practice of sharing the benefits of yoga with others. She is honored to share her insight and experiences with students committed to expanding the practice of yoga.

"I cannot stress enough that I feel completely over-prepared to begin teaching yoga after taking this training program. I came away with more knowledge than I ever could imagine and I cannot wait to continue training here!"  Graduate Carson Killingsworth, September 06, 2017

Contact Information: 

Yoga Tree Plano

Toni Farris, ERYT500, CRYT