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Denaya Dailey
Adjunct Professor
daileyd@smccd.edu
"Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to self-realization. Yoga means union — the union of body with consciousness and consciousness with the soul. Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day-to-day life and endows skill in the performance of one’s actions." — B. K. S. Iyengar

People who study yoga can find rewards of stress relief, pain relief, healthier breathing, greater flexibility, increased strength, weight management, improved circulation, cardiovascular conditioning, presence, and inner peace.

Those who enter the CSM Yoga Teacher Training 200-Hour Yoga Alliance® Certification Program will train in:
  • Techniques in Training and Practice
    Asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques.
     
  • Teaching Methodology
    Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting, instruction, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, the student's process of learning and business aspects of teaching yoga.
     
  • Anatomy and Physiology
    Human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.)
     
  • Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
    Yoga philosophies, yoga lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers.
     
  • Practicum
    Practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing and giving feedback. Also includes assisting students while someone else is teaching.
Namaste.