The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
– MARCEL PROUST
Our Teacher Trainings
Our trainings are for people who want to have radical breakthroughs in how they show up in their own lives and how they show up for others.
The BIG Teacher Empowerment Program- 200 Hour Teacher Training
The BIG Teacher Empowerment Program is about being up to something bigger than yourself. It is a highly sought-after, fully comprehensive, and exceptionally impactful 200-hour, Yoga Alliance approved program. TEP is not simply a yoga teacher training; it is a leadership training that will empower you to show up bigger in every area of your life. Our program is based in the Baptiste Methodology of yoga teaching and you will leave our program ready to lead a practice in this methodology to anyone, anywhere. Our commitment is in fully supporting you every step along the way in becoming the teacher you are capable of becoming.
Next program dates:
BIG Houston - 11/02/18 to 01/13/19
BIG Denver - TBA
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The BIG Upgrade 300-Hour Advanced Teacher Training
In our 300 hour teacher training program, you will further cultivate your leadership, teaching, and contemplative skills to empower you to grow in the direction you choose. You will step into the world of mastery and ownership in your teaching through expanding your knowledge, elevating your effectiveness, and cultivating your unique expression. You will emerge as a leader, further fulfilling on the legacy and impact you want to leave. We will dive deep into yoga philosophy, vinyasa sequencing, meditation, pranayama, advanced postures, leading powerful inquiry, cultivating community, and being of service. This is a year-long program, meeting about once each month. Start date weekend of October 27th-29th, 2017. Please note that you must be 200-hour certified through the Yoga Alliance to apply.
BIG SUP Yoga Teacher Training
BIG SUP Yoga is Houston’s premiere stand-up paddleboard yoga program. SUP yoga is a fast-growing branch of yoga, and BIG is the first studio in Houston to offer teacher training for SUP Yoga. BIG SUP Yoga Teacher Training is a weekend-long, 25-hour program designed for RYT 200 certified yoga teachers.
Our program is designed to get you out of your script and your comfort zone as a teacher and to have you create from what’s right in front of you. By the nature of teaching on a SUP board, you’ll empower others to explore new possibilities in their practice and their lives. Our training covers SUP Yoga equipment; basic paddling skills; how to set up your SUP Yoga “studio”; how to structure a SUP Yoga class; SUP pose variations; the distinctions of teaching SUP Yoga; how to create a SUP Yoga community; and the business of SUP Yoga.
BIG Kids Yoga Teacher Training
BIG Kids Yoga empowers the next generation in growing up with greater mindfulness, self-confidence, compassion, and creativity. BIG Kids Yoga Teacher Training is a weekend-long, 25-hour program designed for anyone who is inspired by what’s possible through kids engaging in yoga. Get ready to climb into your time machine, head back to your childhood, and rediscover yoga and its poses through play, exploration, creativity and imagination. Learn how be in your full self-expression and relate to kids on their level so that you can teach them yoga poses, breath and meditation in a powerful and fun way. You will graduate with a Certificate of Completion from BIG Kids Yoga and all of the tools you need to teach a kids yoga class for ages ranging from 2 to 16 years old. No prior yoga teaching certification is required.