Advanced YTT

Upcoming Advanced YTT workshops: 

**You must have already completed a minimum 200 hour yoga teacher training to be eligible to attend Advanced YTT workshops!  CONTACT Benders for more information. 

To book an Advanced YTT workshop, click the BOOK NOW link to go to Benders’ StudioBookings site.  You will need to set up a StudioBookings account (free) if you do not already have one.  Please note that Advanced YTT workshops will not be found on the regular class calendar that is initially displayed.  Instead, you will need to look on the WORKSHOPS tab (looks like a globe icon if you are on a mobile device) and scroll down to find the workshop of your choice (listed in order of occurrence).   


Sunday, August 9, 2020   1pm – 3pm:

Healthy Hips – Happy Knees!

with Michele Barnes YA-ERYT200, YACEP, CYA-ERYT GOLD

hips and knees workshop

Your hips and knees are the largest joints in your body. They support your body’s weight and must work in close coordination to provide the combination of mobility and strength required to walk, run, dance…or just get out of bed. In this workshop, you’ll learn a little ‘Body Mechanics 101’ as well as self-help practices to keep your hips healthy and your knees happy!

$30 hst incl.

FOR YOGA TEACHERS AND EVERYONE ELSE!

Qualifies as Continuing Education hours for YA registrations.

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Sunday, September 13, 2020   1pm – 4pm:

Embracing Union: The Art of Teaching Partner Yoga

with Michele Barnes YA-ERYT200, YACEP, CYA-ERYT GOLD

partner yoga workshop

Yoga=Union=Partner Yoga!

Explore healthy boundaries, compassionate and clear communication and creative play.  In this workshop, you will learn how to teach a selection of Partner Yoga poses and breathing practices that can be incorporated into a yoga class or offered as a workshop.

$75 hst incl.

FOR YOGA TEACHERS ONLY

Qualifies as 3 Continuing Education hours for YA registrations.

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Sunday, October 18 2020   1pm – 4pm:

Twisting into The Spiral Vortex

with Michele Barnes YA-ERYT200, YACEP, CYA-ERYT GOLD

twists workshop

Spiraling is a movement symbolic of the journey to a higher level of consciousness.  However, deep awareness and respect of the embodied form is critical to safe exploration in twists. Learn how to tap into this wisdom while honouring the divine design of the body.

$75 hst incl.

FOR YOGA TEACHERS ONLY

Qualifies as 3 Continuing Education hours for YA registrations.

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Sunday, November 1, 2020   1pm – 4pm:

Yoga for the Chakras

with Michele Barnes YA-ERYT200, YACEP, CYA-ERYT GOLD

yoga for chakras workshop

Ever wondered why certain yoga poses trigger certain physical, emotional or mental responses? The yogic system of the Chakras can help you understand those connections – both on the mat and off!

$45 hst incl.

FOR YOGA TEACHERS AND EVERYONE ELSE!

Qualifies as Continuing Education hours for YA registrations.

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Sunday, November 15, 2020   1pm – 4pm:

Changing Perspective – Teaching Safe Inversions

with Michele Barnes YA-ERYT200, YACEP, CYA-ERYT GOLD

restorative yoga workshop

While inverting the body is a proven method of improving circulation of bodily fluids and increasing strength, some inversions are inherently dangerous. Learn how to practice and teach inversions safely, based on an understanding of and respect for the biomechanics and biotensegrity of the human body.

$75 hst incl.

FOR YOGA TEACHERS ONLY

Qualifies as 3 Continuing Education hours for YA registrations.

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Friday November 27 – Sunday November 29, 2020

Yoga & The Chakras

with Michele Barnes YA-ERYT200, YACEP, CYA-ERYT GOLD

Chakra workshop

Every one of your students is an energetic being whose memories and emotions, buried deeply within their tissues, can arise during the embodied practice of yoga. Learn how to identify chakra-related issues and support your students through their transformation. Comprehensive Teacher Manual provided.

$275 hst incl.

FOR YOGA TEACHERS ONLY

Qualifies as 15 Continuing Education hours for YA registrations.

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