Where?

Frameworks Yoga believes that space matters. We’ve designed the program to feel beautiful and promote contemplative learning. Our training will be held at Yoga Centric, an intelligently designed space in beautiful Bel Air, MD. Yoga Centric is well-equipped with everything you’ll need to practice and and learn.

Yoga Centric
227 Gateway Drive, Suite A
Bel Air, MD 21014

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When?

We’ll be learning over 15 weekends and a fall intensive.

Weekend modules:
Saturday: 11am-8pm
Sunday 9:30am-5:30pm

The modules will be taught on the following weekends (Saturdays are listed):
June 27, 2020
July 18
August 8
August 29
September 12
September 26
November 7
November 21
December 5
January 9, 2021
January 23
February 6
February 21
March 6
March 20

The Fall Intensive is Tuesday through Sunday, October 13-18.

What is being covered?

Frameworks Yoga 300 is meant to be comprehensive. It is also meant to be fun and accessible. There is so much to speak about in our yoga practice, which is why we will review and discuss the following subjects:

  • Fascial anatomy
  • Global anatomy systems
  • Yin yoga
  • Sequence development
  • Asymmetry in the body
  • Use of repetition
  • Working with clients
  • Teaching special populations
  • Adjustments
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Yoga sutras
  • Daoism
  • Buddhism
  • Karma yoga
  • Non-Violent communication
  • Finding your voice

If this list seems daunting, don’t fret! Every subject matter will be reviewed in a way that leaves you with an intuitive understanding of its role in the practice and teaching.

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I don’t feel like I learned much in my 200-hour training. Am I ready for this?

Frameworks Yoga 300 does assume a solid foundation of Sanskrit, anatomy and movement. That’s why we’re offering all of our Frameworks Yoga 200 online study materials to the 300-hour enrollees when we receive your deposit. You’ll be able to catch yourself up in no time.

What is happening during the intensive?

The intensive will be run like a retreat in order to cultivate meditation and concentration skills, and so core aspects of the training program have momentum throughout our time together. We’ll be meditating every morning, journaling and practicing. We will also apply the teachings or karma yoga during the intensive.

What is the cost?

Tuition: $3900
Early-bird discount March 20, 2020: $3500

A $500 deposit can reserve your space in the training and gain you access to the online training materials. All payments are non-refundable.

What do I do about parking?

Parking is ample and free. If you don’t have a car or will be traveling from a distance, please email and we’ll see if there is potential for a ride-share.

What style of yoga is this?

Frameworks Yoga philosophy can be applied to any style. Our core concepts are designed to allow any teacher to transmit what is important to them with safety, grace and intelligence. If style is the art of yoga, our method is the engineering of it.

How much experience do I need?

At least one year of consistent practice is required.

Can I take this program if I have an injury or disability? If I’m pregnant?

We celebrate anybody passionate about teaching yoga to attend. The individual expression of the mental and physical practice should be celebrated by all.

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What if I can’t make a weekend?

Face-to-face time is of primary importance, and we’ve designed our program to make it fit into people’s schedules as best as we can.

Many lectures and practices will be recorded (audio or video). If a trainee misses a portion of the training, they must review the material, practice any sequence on their own, and write a report to confirm understanding of the material. This applies for trainees who miss up to 24 hours.

For hours beyond 24, the trainee has the additional requirement of making up hours through private sessions, which is $100 per hour. In addition to the above requirements, every three hours of absence needs to be made up with 1 hour of private session. This is required to graduate, and to make sure you understand the material and are able to engage with it.

What are the requirements to graduate? How is it assessed?

In addition to completing the contact hours, trainees will need to do the following to graduate:

  • Design three sequences using Frameworks 300 techniques to demonstrate proficiency in sequencing.
  • Submit a video of you guiding a 60-minute yoga sequence to demonstrate proficiency in communication, adjustments, modifications and prop use.
  • Complete a written test to demonstrate proficiency in study materials.

You’ll be provided with guidance and feedback so you can complete these requirements with confidence and accuracy.

Do I have to buy the manual or other books?

The manual is included in the cost of the training. Frameworks 300 requires you to have the following books (any edition):

  • Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank H. Netter
  • Anatomy Trains by Thomas W. Myers
  • Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar

We consider these reference books for throughout your study and career.

We will also have an extensive “recommended reading” list, but please don’t feel the need to buy all of these. Many are available at local libraries, and we’d like to organize a book-borrowing resource so the knowledge can spread regardless of financial ability.

Aside from the attendance hours, what else is required of me during the training?

A consistent self-practice is essential to embody the teachings and to strengthen both your practice and learning.

We will review the entire manual in class and there are recommended readings throughout the training. This will be included on the syllabus and sent with email reminders before each session.

Do I need a 200-hour Yoga Alliance certificate to attend Frameworks 300?

You don’t. Yoga Alliance is fine with yoga teachers earning a 300-hour before a 200-hour training. They have requirements regarding how you register with them, but it wouldn’t affect your ability to use Frameworks programs as YTT hours.

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