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ELEMENTS 200H PART-TIME TEACHER TRAINING

COMING JAN 2023 | 21 DAYS PART-TIME

January 26th – June 4th 2023

Our special Part-Time Yoga Teacher Training experience is coming to NOOSA! This flexible course is perfect for those who work a full-time job, and would prefer an extended duration to grow their practise, study & connect with their mentors & fellow students for longer!

TRAINING DATES:

MODULE 1: 26.01 – 29.01.23
MODULE 2: 18.02 – 19.02.23
MODULE 3: 11.02 – 12.02.23
MODULE 4: 01.04 – 02.04.23
MODULE 5: 22.04 – 24.04.23
MODULE 6: 13.05 – 14.05.23
FINAL RETREAT: 01.06 – 04.06.23

Elements Teacher Training Courses

The Elements Teacher Training is here! Brisbane’s most experienced senior teachers have joined forces to bring you a unique Teacher Training Experience.

A Modern Yoga Teacher Training that brings together the best of both worlds : the traditions of the East – Yoga, it’s History, Mysticism and Philosophy together with the Science of the West – Applied Anatomy, Functional Movement and Medical Research of Body & Mind. Paired with a huge focus on practical learning – this training will prepare and empower graduates and new teachers on their pathway to become leaders in the wellness industry.

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Pillars Of The Elements 200H Teacher Training

200H ELEMENTS MODERN YOGA + MOVEMENT TRAINING

Expect an innovative and in-depth training that focuses on the integration of theory and practical learning. We know that you will learn better and faster through embodiment, practical learning tools and “ learning by doing”. You will receive a comprehensive Yoga education that balances the traditional aspects of Yoga with the science of Body, Mind and Movement. Expect a multi-disciplinary training teaching you more than just one form of yoga.

We are Queensland’s only Teacher Training lead by 4 Senior facilitators – together bringing over 20 thousand hours of teaching and training experiences. We have carefully curated the best of all our knowledges, learnings and training to bring you the “perfect mix” and best education possible.

The Elements Yoga Teacher Training Pillars. We provide you with more Contact hours, 1on1 Mentoring, Real Teaching Opportunities, 4 Day Training Retreat, Personal Yoga Business Pack incl Branding + Photoshoot and a Personal Life Coach to support your personal journey and mental health throughout the training.

MODERN TEACHING APPROACH

Our training will allow you to integrate aspects of different modalities into your teachings. Not to take away from yoga but to create a more dynamic practice for body and mind. Integrative teaching means that you have an understanding of applied anatomy and movement building blocks as well as traditional yoga concepts. One cue does not fit all. Variety is key. A whole-body movement practice is one that strengthens all muscle groups equally, promotes strength, improves mobility, and prepares our body for functional movement and considers recovery and mindfulness. Our training takes a holistic approach on teaching modern movement with yoga being one aspect of this.

CREATING TEACHERS

We are driven to create yoga teachers that know how to teach - with a strong blend of body knowledge, integrity and skill who are willing to move beyond the status quo, - they are just as excited to learn the intricacies of the body as they are the habits of the mind and heart. They are willing to be bold and be a part of this progressive path of yoga. You will learn to teach that Yoga is brave, inclusive, compassionate, and empowering. You will walk away from this training with the ability to walk into a room full of students and guide them through their practice!

EVOLVING YOURSELF

Our trainings are transformational and practical . Expect to seriously level-up your practice. The unique combination of elements in the curriculum ensures that your practice and teaching will be rock-solid and relevant in today’s evolving Yoga landscape. You cannot be an effective teacher without being a dedicated practitioner. Because practice and teaching are inextricably linked. The time spent on your mat are fuel for your teachings. During your training you will create a personal practice plan together with journaling and mentorship.

APPLIED ANATOMY & FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT

Our training focuses on applied anatomy and biomechanics and will teach you functional movement. The training will have a focus on anatomy devoted to understanding the building blocks of human movement. You will learn concepts around fascia, muscle chains, the principles of mobility and stability, how balance occurs, motor learning, how movement occurs, the biomechanics of breathing, how injuries may happen, & fascial and how your body & mind adapt to and change through movement.

PHILOSOPHY & CULTURE

Yoga” is a term used historically by an incredibly diverse range of traditions to describe a rich variety of practices. You will experience traditional elements and where the practice has come from but, more importantly, understand that the practice is a microcosm of our culture. We will equip teachers with the right tools beyond just traditional yogic philosophy, and explore ideas from modern somatic psychology, neuroscience, and mindfulness research.

TEACHING REAL CLASSES

Throughout your training you will be challenged to find your voice as a teacher straight away. We have created a curriculum that will teach you how to teach from day 1! You will lead classes together with your mentor and gain practical experience at the front of the class. This training will lead to you find your own voice, your own way. Every painting starts with a canvas. Through your own learning journey we will teach you to discover your very own teaching style!

THEMING + SEQUENCING

It’s essential to understand how yoga poses work together. Putting them together effectively is what ultimately makes a yoga class flow. You will receive a system on how to create intelligent yet creative sequences and tools to emotionally impact your students with your messaging. Our training has a strong focus on practical and semantic learning. By focusing on moving theory into practice, you will build the confidence to be able to teach any style of yoga - and more importantly, to adapt the practice to support to a wide variety of individuals.

MENTORSHIP + COACHING

Communication is crucial and so is feedback. During your training you will have a unique 1on1 session with your mentor, one of our senior teachers to help set you up for success. Expect to shadow in studio classes, teach real classes with direct feedback. This training will transform you on a physical and emotional level and we will provide a support system to nurture and support you!

REAL WORLD BUSINESS TOOLS

Expect Business and Marketing tools and guidance to help you navigating social media, know your worth and how much to charge, find classes outside the yoga studio, and find your niche. We will help you create a strong foundation of self-knowledge and confidence to launch your yoga business from personal photo shoot to branding support.

BRISBANE’S MOST EXPERIENCED SENIOR TEACHER TRAINING TEAM

Brisbane’s most experienced senior teachers have joined forces to bring you a unique Teacher Training Experience. Join Esther Wallace-Hill, Danique Hanson, and Leanne Gerich as lead teachers together with guest teachers Jackson Lennan, Laura Elliot and Elements studio teachers such as Rocio Marte and Fiamma Frisone.

Your Teachers With Over 20 Thousand Hours Experience!

Esther Wallace-Hill

Studio Owner

MEET ESTHER
Esther is the founder of Elements Australia and creator of Elements Studio in Brisbane, Elements TV a brand new yoga + wellness app and facilitator of Elements Retreats and Trainings.

She has been practicing yoga for over 18 years and is a + 500 ERYT trained teacher, Certified Life Coach and AntiGravity / Aerial teacher , Movement Coach and Marketing Guru.
Esther followed her heart to share her passion for yoga, movement and people and draws her inspiration from Functional Movements, Gymnastics and Power Yoga - she loves challenging her students strength and stamina and will make sure each student is taken to the edge of their comfort zone. Growth requires planting new seeds and breaking habits and movement routines that come easily to you. Esther’s classes focus heavily on intelligent activation cues to make you feel and activate in each pose. You are always invited to see your practice as a discovery journey as Esther teaches you a multitude of ways to transition, adapt, and shift from one pose to another.
Esther believes humans are meant to move everyday, in many different ways, pushing, pulling, hanging, jumping, swinging, sliding, building strength and increasing your heart beat just as much as letting it drop deep to nourish your nervous system. Her teachings incorporate traditional yoga just as much as functional movement and primal movement elements - a true Modern Yoga approach.
Esther teaches a range of class styles from traditional formats such as Power Yoga, Vinyasa, Hatha and Yin to strength focussed classes such as Core and Sculpt inspired by resistance training and unique Movement classes incorporating Functional Movement, Primal Movement, Gymnastic drills, Monkeybard and Rings.
Esther has trained with and takes her teaching inspiration from
- Duncan Peak, Power Living Australia
- Benjamin Sears, Luxyoga US + France
- Noah Maze, the Maze Method US
- Shane Perkins, Yandara Yoga Mexico
- Patrick Beach, Awakening Yoga Academy
- currently inspired by Movement Guru Jackson Lennan

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Multimedia + Arts + Communications
+ 10 Years Art Direction in Advertising Agencies around the globe
200H RYT TT with Bryce Tunny in Brisbane
300H RYT TT with Shane Perkins, Yandara Yoga Mexico
100H Advanced Sequencing with Duncan Peak
50H Advanced Anatomy Training with Noah Maze
AntiGravity Teacher Training
100H Restorative + Yin at Yandara with Alison Eaton
100H Life Coaching Certificate with Anna Suil Master Trainer NLP
100H Immersion with Benjamin Sears
2 years / Studio Manger Bend+Fly
Creator of Elements Australia the Wellness Business

Danique Hanson

500 E-RYT Senior Facilitator

Coming from a background in Gymnastics, Danique has always had a deep love of strong, functional body movement. She discovered Yoga in 2009 and her practice helped her to overcome a long term struggle with anxiety, disordered eating and body image issues, as well as allowing her to feel more connected to the world around her. From this grew a great desire to share Yoga with others, so she made the decision to leave a decade long career as a Bookkeeper to pursue this passion and began her career as a Yoga Teacher in 2014.
Since then has continued to study different styles of movement to quench her never ending thirst for knowledge of all things health and fitness.
She is a self proclaimed anatomy nerd who has a strong passion for safe and proper alignment & through her teaching she aims to inspire those around her to reconnect with themselves through movement & breath, while falling in love with their bodies and all of its incredible capabilities.
As well as being a E-RYT500 Vinyasa Yoga Teacher, she now also teaches Mat Pilates, Restorative & Yin Yoga, Meditation, Barre, Lagree, Kids Yoga and Acro with her partner, Rhys.

QUALIFICATIONS

2014 - Being Yoga - 200hr Yoga Teacher Training
2016 - Being Yoga - 300hr Yoga Teacher Training - incl. Restorative Yoga, Yoga Therapy for Back Pain, Creative Vinyasa Sequencing, Advanced Vinyasa Sequencing, Align & Refine, Kids Yoga & Chakra Vinyasa
2018 - Fire, Nectar & Creativity with Martin Collyer - Shri Yoga
2018 - Barre Body - Barre Teacher Training
2018 - Rainbow Kids Yoga - Kids + Families Yoga Teacher Training
2019 - Yin Yoga Teacher Training
2019 - Clinical Yoga Therapy Teacher Training
2019 - Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher Training
2020 - Mat Pilates Teacher Training
2020 - Lagree Fitness Method Instructor Training

Leanne Gerich

500 E-RYT Senior Facilitator

MEET LEANNE

Leanne started practicing yoga in 2011 in Vancouver BC. Although she didn’t know at the time, she sampled many different styles, specifically hatha, kundalini and vinyasa. Her yoga journey finally began to deepen in 2013 when she became a daily practitioner of Bikram yoga. This is a Hatha style yoga in heated rooms. It was an encouraging style for her at the time, as the repeated sequence helped her feel change in her body. Before yoga, she could hardly touch her toes! Leanne was a classic gym/runner and non-stretcher.

After a regular practice for many months, she wanted to dive into a Yoga Teacher Training. She wasn’t sure if she would be able to teach (stage fright), but really admired her many teachers in Vancouver. Leanne was already in study to become a Traditional Chinese medicine Practitioner - studying acupuncture and herbology, but loved yoga and needed to learn more.

At the beginning of 2015, she began a short teaching intensive to start the journey. She took a Strala Teaching Intensive with Tara Stiles. Strala is a modern yoga style incorporating Vinyasa with Qi Gong theory. So think really flowy, non alignment focused yoga. Instead of thinking about the posture, its focus is primarily to get out of the head and feel into the movements and breath. Very different to Bikram!

After that intensive, Leanne joined a full 200 hour YTT later that year in Karma yoga. After the Strala training, Leanne had stopped Bikram and started practicing Dharma and Vinyasa. She loved Dharma for the heavy inversion practice, and Vinyasa for learning the alignment cues. She wanted to learn more. Her first 200 hour course was a Vinyasa focus with Yin element to give understanding on the opposite theories. Her 200 hour was a one month intensive at Karma Yoga in Vancouver. Her lead teacher in this program was a Vinyasa trained with heavy influence in Ashtanga - which is the blueprint of how Leanne teaches today.

Karma Yoga was a center developed for giving opportunity to all walks of life. The program was intense and focused heavily on philosophy as it is the path to help heal past traumas. After receiving a partial scholarship for the program, Leanne went on to teach Karmic hours for the first year after her training ended (until moving to Australia). She is forever grateful for the Karmic path as it was the only reason she was able to stand up and teach in front of the public eye. Understand it was a service to others made the task less frightening.

Leanne was lucky while in Canada to practice with the many epic teachers in Vancouver such as Meghan Currie, Chris Dugan, Slava Golovough, and Steve Ferezzi. These teachers are still to this day her main influence - not only in the epic skill level they had but in their personality as a teacher, creativity and personal practice. During her time in Vancouver, Leanne completed 4 years of study to become a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (herbologist and acupuncturist).

After moving to Australia, Leanne went back to NYC in 2018 to study her 500 hour program with Sri Dharma Mittra. While in Vancouver, she learnt that her favourite style to practice was the Dharma lineage. The classes were always a blend of vinyasa and workshop-style postures where she learnt more interesting transitions and had a lot of fun with these teachers. The class was never stuffy - it was always a group laughing, learning many postures and transitions, listening to hip hop - absolutely no ego. On top of the fun of the class was a more in depth look at philosophy, pranayama and meditation. You always hear the phrase “that’s not yoga”. This phrase does not exist for Dharma yogis. It is a lineage of full compassion, challenging Asana, freedom to be seen and zero judgement. It was the real deal to her. She was so excited and humbled to train under Yogi master himself 80 year old Sri Dharma Mittra. This took her philosophy interest to the next level and her favourite part of the advanced training was the Spiritual discourse lead by Sri Dharma himself.

Within these studies and after, Leanne has studied short courses in Yin, Tantra theory as well as sat her first 10 day silent Vipassana meditation. She is, like all yoga teachers, a forever student, and most recently spent 2020 studying under Paul Grilley for Yin and Carlos Pomeda in yoga history, philosophy and Tantra. She is looking forward to her first Vedic meditation course with Jac Lewis in 2021.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM LEANNE?

Leanne is looking forward to talking about ancient philosophy, and how we can apply it to our daily lives now. How do we apply this in our teaching? What does science say today? Expect her philosophy teaching to be rooted in a practical manner, with easy to add application into your teaching and your life. We will take a more in depth look at the scriptures, and how to pick apart the intelligence to create empowering sequences.

Expect to learn more advanced Pranayama and meditation techniques, while simplifying it into your own personal practice. Understand the meridian theory when teaching Yin to understand if the sequence makes sense for your theme. And above all - how to find your Dharma. How to find your unique purpose and message as a teacher. We all have unique experiences which make us all valuable teachers. Helping the students find their Dharma and confidence gives Leanne so much joy.

QUALIFICATIONS

2012 Registered holistic nutritionist - Vancouver, Canada
2015 25H Strala Yoga intensive - Seattle, USA
2015 200H Yoga training - Karma Teachers in Vancouver, Canada
2016 Traditional Chinese medicine practitioner (acupuncture + herbology) - ICTCM Vancouver, Canada
2018 500H yoga training - Dharma yoga NYC, USA
2020 50H Tantra training - Creature yoga online
2020 20H functional Yin - Paul Grilley online

Courtney Cox

Chiropractor + Anatomy Coach Guest Facilitator

Courtney has a love for health and the human body - and through her passion & studies in Chiropractic, she is our anatomy goddess! Courtney leads a number of classes & modules in this training to guide you through a deep understanding of your own body, your future student's bodies, and also general anatomy considerations through several yoga poses. Courtney also has a specialty for a number of recovery techniques, including manual therapy, roll & release - a segment we touch on within your 200H training, and deep-dive into within our 100H Yin + Restorative advanced TT course!

SPECIAL GUEST TEACHERS + FACULTY

We have invited amazing guest teachers to share their knowledge such as Movement Guru Jackson Lennan, ZenThai Shiatsu practitioner & Qigong Yoga Teacher, Linda Kuster, Kirtan Meditation teacher, Candace Earl, and Elements’ very own Yoga teacher, Fiamma Frisone.

YOUR 200H TEACHER TRAINING PACKAGE

The Most Comprehensive & Practical 200H TT Course

SECURE YOUR SPOT: $500 DEPOSIT

MORE THEN 200 CONTACT HOURS

Our teacher training gives you more than 200 face to face contact training hours. Making sure your learning experience is practical and experiential.

6M ELEMENTS STUDIO MEMBERSHIP

Unlimited classes at Elements Studio during the duration of your training. Making sure you get plenty of personal practice time during your training (Valued at $890)

4 DAY / 3 NIGHT TRAINING RETREAT

Included in your packages is a unique training immersion / retreat where you will experience a deep dive into yoga history, philosophy and lifestyle. This is one of the highlights of our training! (Valued at $1099)

1ON1 COACHING + MENTORSHIP

During your training you will receive multiple 1on1 coaching sessions with our inhouse Life coach and a lead teacher to help you personally grow and receive feedback and support during your journey with us.

REAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

We will teach you how to teach and part of your practical learning are multiple opportunities teaching real classes at Elements studio and alongside your mentors. We can’t wait to help you shine!

ONLINE CLASSES + APP ACCESS

Exclusive access to over 150 classes taught by Elements Studio teachers, giving you the perfect insight to class structures, theming, ingredients, cuing etc. This will also be a great help to support your home practice!

PERSONAL BRANDING + PHOTOSHOOT

We know how important it is to present yourself as a new teacher. We are one of the only teacher trainings that will prepare you professionally for your big launch into the yoga world with a personal branding + photoshoot package. (Valued at $699)

PERSONAL PRACTICE PLAN + GOAL SETTING

Practice makes perfect and we believe the best way to learn is through your own experience and with your own body. You will start your training with a personal plan to help shift your body, mind and level of practice.

PRINTED TRAINING MANUALS + JOURNAL

A beautifully designed and lovingly curated training manual to support your learning journey visually. Unique content and helpful learning tools incl your very own teacher journal.

GRADUATION PARTY + CELEBRATION

A special day filled with celebrating all your accomplishments, our journey together and your amazing new friends for life! A day to remember for ever!

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TYPICAL DAILY TRAINING SCHEDULE

The training will be delivered in 8 Modules with the first and last module being a retreat and training immersion. Modules 2-7 will run over 2-3 full day weekends (Fri-Sun) at our studio in Brisbane. Below is an example of a typical training day schedule.

7AM
SELF PRACTICE
15min Meditation & Pranayama self-practice
7.15AM
ASANA PRACTICE
90Min Class Lead by Senior Facilitator
8.45AM
MORNING BREAK
15Min Tea & Snack Break
9-11AM
MORNING LECTURE
Lead by Senior Facilitator 2-2.5H
11.30-12.15PM
LUNCH BREAK
Time to nourish and relax
12.15-12.30PM
YOGA NIDRA
Students practice teaching Yoga Nidra
12.30-1PM
PRACTICE TEACHING
Students practice teaching asana to each other
1-3PM
AFTERNOON LECTURE
Lead by Senior Facilitator
3-3.15PM
TEA BREAK
15Min break to recharge
3.15-4.45PM
ASANA PRACTICE
90Min Class lead by Senior Facilitator or Guest Teacher
5-5.30PM
QUESTIONS & SHARING
Open Discussions of the day, questions, experience, feelings

FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS

Once you have received your successful application response you can choose a suitable payment option. The $500 deposit is non-refundable and secures you one of the limited 20 spots. The remainder of the fees can be paid in full or via payment plan. 

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EARLY BIRD

$4999

UPFRONT

Expires November 30th

PAYMENT PLAN

$5500

MONTHLY PLAN

Flexible options available

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