Advanced Assisting & Touch Methodology 50 hrs

with Michael James Wong 

25-29 Nov 2020

Price: 9646 SEK 
Early bird 8600 SEK until July 1st


Join Sunday School Yoga for an advanced studies post-grad teacher training course that covers the education and approach needed for competent and confident hands on assisting. For many new teachers, putting your hands on a students body is a scary and unnatural thing. And that's okay. It means you care. Learning how to Assist the room, while teaching and touching is a task that takes time, focus and experience. So we have a whole course dedicated to just this. This course focuses entirely on how to build your knowledge and know-how for hands-on support in class.
This 50 hour training course is essential training shares in depth techniques behind the power of the touch, and the SSY assisting methodology a needed for safe and supported manual adjustments. Prerequisite a  Yoga teacher training. 

This course will focus on 8 key themes throughout the training days that will help to curate, clarify and cultivate the best teacher within you.

  • SSY Assisting Methodology - Learning and understanding the ‘why’ when we touch
  • Assisting Codes of Conduct - Understanding the important of respect and care when supporting your students
  • Be Prepared & Serving the Experience - Cultivating the students experience; before, during & after class
  • Assisting the Body, not the Posture - Postural analysis, learning to read the body, understanding subtle alignment
  • Working with Injuries - Supporting with props, options and modifications
  • Direct and Compound Assisting Techniques - Assisting the body in different disciplines and contact points
  • Facilitated Teaching with Hands on Support - The art of teaching & touching at the same time
  • Deepening the Experience - Supporting different levels of students; brand new beginners, to advanced practitioner

Course starts at Wednesday 25 Nov and ends Sunday 29. 
All days are approx between 8 am - 5:30 pm.  
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Micheal James Wong will also have 2 workshops during his time here in Malmö. 

  • Ladder Flo - Thursday 26 Nov,  19-21
  • Dogs & Frogs - Saturday 28 Nov,  18-20
see workshops for more info and booking. 

Michael James Wong

SSY Co-Founder & Lead Facilitator

Michael is teacher’s teacher who has facilitated over 3,000hrs of Yoga Teacher Training Courses in the past 12 years of teaching. Born in New Zealand, raised in Los Angeles and now based in London, Michael is a Yoga Alliance CPD and YACEP Senior Teacher who is dedicated to supporting teachers develop the tools and techniques necessary for teaching in the real world.

As the Co-Founder of SSY, Michael is also the creator of SSY course curriculum that brings together a wealth of knowledge, technique and study that respects the traditions of the practice and modern learnings and understanding for teaching in the 21st century.

Michael began his teaching career studying Anusara & Power Yoga in Los Angeles & Australia back 2008, and has since trained and studied with Elena Brower, Rod Styker, Jonni Pollard, Bryan Kest and more. Michael’s main and most dedicated teacher is Annie Carpenter, who is arguably one of the worlds most relevant and comprehensive modern Yoga teacher.

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