GLOW! 300 hrs Advanced Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

COMING UP SATURDAY 28 MARCH:
Meet & Greet | Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Program
Meet your lead teachers and graduated students!

Daphne and Claudia invite you to a new adventure, diving deeper into the teachings of vinyasa yoga. This modular teacher training allows you to study in compact blocks of intensive immersions, while receiving the continuous support and guidance of your lead teachers Daphne and Claudia.

Join the full journey or choose separate immersions from our inspiring program of weekend immersions, 1-day immersions and our Yoga Nature teacher retreat in Tuscany!

Our training offers a solid and rich addition to your 200 hrs foundation (vinyasa) program and allows you to study in an environment that is both safe and inspiring.
The structure of our training honours the requirements of Yoga Alliance advanced (300hrs) studies and offers you the certainty of a full spectrum, well balanced advanced vinyasa teacher training  program. 
We offer weekend immersions (25 hrs), 1-day immersions (8,5 hrs) and a Yoga Nature teacher retreat in Tuscany, Italy (50 hrs).
We would love to support you on our full journey, but we also understand that life can become full and busy, so feel free to join any immersion of your interest in order to stay inspired as a teacher and enrich your teaching skills. 

If you are interested to build up to 300 hrs, you can choose 10 weekends and the teacher retreat OR 11 weekends and our three 1-day immersions. You can of course also go for our full program of 350 teacher training hours.   

We invited guest teachers Rob Hess, Susan Michel, George Langenberg and Esther Lek to share their expertise, experience and wonderful energy with you, which makes this teacher training a one of a kind journey.

Our mission is to support you on the path of becoming an embodied, authentic and inspired vinyasa yoga teacher. We are looking forward to flow with you and hope you will enjoy the rich teachings of vinyasa yoga.

–> Sign up for full journey or retreat: please email teachertraining@glowyogastudio.nl
–> Interested in single modules? Please register for the individual modules online!

Peak Pose Sequencing – Intermediate asanas 
Dates: 15, 16, 17 May 2020
Teachers: Daphne Koken & Claudia van der Tier

Learn to create sequences that feel effortless yet empowering, nourishing yet energizing, creative yet logical. Invite your students to experience the magic of intelligent sequences that open the body to the flow of Prana, life energy.

During this module you will learn how to create vinyasa sequences based on different groups of asanas that open the body in specific ways. We will focus on backbends, hipopeners and handbalancing poses. You will learn to observe the key actions and energetic lines of these asanas in their different kramas, from simple to more complex and how to integrate them into creative sequences. 

Advanced Sequencing Pathways & The Art of fluid Transitions 
Dates: 12, 13, 14 June 2020
Teachers: Daphne Koken & Claudia van der Tier

Learn how to create sequencing pathways that are in tune with the intention of your class! Make use of your yoga mat in different ways that make sense and leave your students with a magical, blissful feeling.

During this module Daphne & Claudia will offer you a structure for linear, circular and multiple waves sequencing that allows you to add creativity and complexity to your classes, while keeping your students in the flow.

We will explore different transitions and the use of momentum in flow, which will serve the continuity of your sequence. Teaching skills and the use of vocabulary and music will be part of this module.

Intelligent & Creative Core Integration 
Dates: 3, 4, 5 July 2020
Teacher: Daphne Koken

The core in yoga is a fundamental system that offers a solid foundation for flow. Understanding and embodiment of this system will offer you tools to create vinyasa sequences that are both steady and fluid.

During this module you will study the different aspects of ‘core’ in yoga: core anatomy, breathing techniques and different pathways of core cultivation. This will give you a clear understanding of how to integrate these techniques into your sequences in a way that serves the flow of Prana and supports the opening and strengthening of the body in the pathway of your choice.

Relax and let go! Gentle Vinyasa Sequencing 
Dates: 4, 5, 6 September
Teachers: Daphne Koken & Claudia van der Tier

During this module you will learn different ways of sequencing gentle vinyasa classes and you will receive tools to create an atmosphere that allows your students to let go and relax. The use of vocabulary, voice, music and mantra will be part of this training.

Within the vinyasa yoga system there is space for the quality of ‘sukha’, meaning ‘ease’. Dive into the lunar arts and learn how to create vinyasa sequences that invite your students to slow down and shift from a state of ‘doing’ to a state of ‘being’. Entering a state of gentleness towards ourselves invites us to let go of too much effort and helps us to tune in with the flow of Prana, life energy itself. Once we enter this state, we start to replenish and nourish our essence, Ojas, which will leave us both energized and relaxed at the same time.

Yoga Nature Retreat (Tuscany): Embodying Nature: Embodying the Elements (50 hrs)*
Dates: 26 September – 2 October 2020
Teacher: Daphne Koken
Location: the magical nature of Tuscany

Let nature be your inspiration to create magical vinyasa yoga classes!

Connect with the rooting power of the earth, enjoy the cleansing, nourishing properties of water, be transformed by the alchemy of fire and experience the liberating flow of air. Then integrate all elements in unlimited space within and beyond: embody the elements in the magical nature of Tuscany, Italy.

During this Yoga Nature Teacher Training Retreat you will enhance your vinyasa yoga practice by learning to work with the five elements. You will learn how to physically experience the qualities of these elements to activate, liberate and harmonize the subtle body. Dive deeper into the energetic aspects of the five elements and learn how you can benefit from working with their specific healing and empowering properties. Through your own experience of these balancing effects, you will be able to take your teaching skills to a deeper level. You will learn how to energetically balance your students by tuning in to their needs, the day of the week, the seasons.

Every day, Daphne will guide you through intelligent and creative vinyasa sequences that give expression to the energy of the elements in your body. We will go on daily yoga nature hikes, experience yoga nature rituals and let nature become our teacher for a week!

Advanced Anatomy, Fascia & Body reading
Dates: 13, 14, 15 November 2020
Teacher: Susan Michel  

Gain a deeper understanding of the anatomy relevant to asana practice by reviewing the biomechanics of the joints and refining your knowledge of the different body systems, including fascia and the nervous system.

Refine your capacity for body reading by learning about coordinative, perceptual and orientation patterns that may cause motion-restriction.

Learn how to support healthy, full-range joint function in asana practice by supporting strength and ease in movement. Respecting the physical, energetic and mental states, you will explore assisting students in finding their inner teacher.

Living Vinyasa, teaching in rhythm
Dates: 18, 19, 20 December 2019
Teacher: Daphne Koken

To ‘live’ vinyasa means to live in flow and to be connected with Nature, from the flow of the seasons to the balanced rhythm of our breath. ‘Teaching your Dharma’ means that you allow your inspiration to guide you and to create magical classes that arise from your connection with the vinyasa of life.

During this module Daphne will invite you to dive in and honour your own dharma, your inspiration and what moves you. You will learn how to transform this inspiration into meaningful and embodied vinyasa yoga classes. You will receive tools and techniques to create authentic sequences that will leave your students with a deep feeling of connection.

Taking it even further, Daphne will offer effective tools how to create your own yoga business from a place of authenticity.

One day immersion: Elemental Vinyasa: lunar pathways (Earth & Water)
Dates: Thursday 7 January 2021, 10am-18pm
Teacher: Daphne Koken 

During this day you will experience the lunar pathways of Earth and Water, which will enable you to energetically balance your student’s energy through elemental gentle vinyasa. 

Prana & the Subtle Body
Dates: 22/23/24 January 2021
Teacher: Rob Hess 

More information will follow soon!

Meditatietechnieken, Mindfulness Werkvormen & Yoga Nidra*
Data: 26/27/28 Februari 2021
Teacher: George Langenberg

*Voertaal is Nederlands. This module will be taught in Dutch!

Tijdens dit ervaringsgerichte weekend komen verschillende werkvormen voorbij en verdiep je jouw eigen meditatiebeoefening. Je leert wat contemplatieve beoefening is en middels schrijf- en reflectie oefeningen krijg je inzicht in persoonlijke processen. Meditaties en werkvormen worden in stilte aan elkaar gevlochten. Naast de eigen beoefening in stilte, krijg je op trainersniveau handvatten om zelf oefeningen te begeleiden. Je wordt uitgenodigd om ervaringen te delen. Je krijgt een theoretisch kader aangereikt waarmee je zelf meditaties en werkvormen gaat leiden in oefengroepjes. Je leert hoe je om kunt gaan met moeilijke emoties bij jouw deelnemers en wat empathie betekent voor jouw begeleiding.

Na deze dagen heb je praktische kennis van:

  • Mindfulnessoefeningen en werkvormen (enquiry)
  • Diepe ontspanning en yoga nidra
  • Ademhalingstechnieken voor kalmte en concentratie en hoe je dit kunt inzetten in jouw lessen.

Daarnaast ervaar je wat mildheid en vriendelijkheid voor de belichaming van je trainerschap kunnen betekenen.

Over George Langenberg

George is een zeer ervaren opleider o.a. in de trainersopleidingen bij het Centrum voor Mindfulness in Amsterdam. In Haarlem is hij werkzaam in zijn acupunctuurpraktijk. Zijn eigen meditatie is geworteld Kriya Yoga, een klassieke meditatievorm.

The Art of Touch: Handson assisting techniques  
Dates: 26/27/28 March 2021
Teachers: Claudia van der Tier & Daphne Koken

Every day we will start with a practice for our own embodiment, followed by thorough analyses and lots of partner work. Namaskars, standing poses, forward bends, backbends and twists will be the focus of this weekend.

During this weekend we will be offering the basic principles of the art of handson assisting and apply them to the flow of various creative namaskars and intermediate asanas. 

We will dive deeper into the energetics, key actions and common misalignments of poses and their modifications. You will learn to observe and cultivate an understanding of what to look for as a foundation for safe and effective assists. 

One day immersion: Create your Namaskars 
Dates: Thursday 1 April 2021, 10am-18pm
Teacher: Daphne Koken 

Teacher: Daphne Koken 

Get ready to create your own namaskars, adding fun and intelligence to your (intemediate) vinyasa sequences! Note that Peak Pose Sequencing is a required module for this 1-day immersion.

Living Philosophy
Dates: 16/17/18 April 2021
Teacher: Daphne Koken 

Explore the nature of yoga: philosophy as inspiration! A truly heart opening and fulfilling immersion!
Learn how to bring yoga philosophy to life and transform these teachings into embodied experiences for your students.

Honour the sacred space of practice through working with altars, mudras, mantras and funky sacred playlists. Use the transformative stories of Hindu mythology, the teachings of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and the wisdom the sacred texts to create a deeper understanding of what yoga is about.

Allow yourself to dive deeper and inspire others on the path of meaningful yoga.

One day immersion: Creating magic: Music & Voice
Dates: Thursday 21 April 2021, 10am-18pm
Teacher: Daphne Koken 

Get ready for a funky day, creating different vibes while using different styles of music to support your vinyasa sequences. This is a very hands-on, practical day with lots of interaction and exchange of inspiration. 

The Embodied Teacher
Voertaal is Nederlands. This module will be taught in Dutch!
Data: 2020: 4 & 5 April | 2021: 7/8/9 Mei
Teachers: Esther Lek & Claudia van der Tier

Dit weekend draait volledig om jouw eigen embodiment als teacher: hoe geef je les vanuit jouw eigen kracht, kernwaarden en authenticiteit? Esther en Claudia geven je beide vanuit hun eigen expertise de tools en het inzicht om jezelf verder te ontwikkelen als vinyasa teacher. Een weekend van veel geven en ontvangen, actie en stilte, heel veel oefenen en waardevolle feedback

Esther over haar worskhops:

Tijdens dit verdiepende weekend word je uitgenodigd vanuit je persoonlijke kracht en inspiratie  te gaan staan en les te geven. We duiken in het diepe. Ik vertrouw erop dat jullie kunnen zwemmen, hetgeen betekent dat je beweegt in je eigen tijd. Tijd is net als water: het stroomt. Hiervoor zullen we aandacht geven aan Veiligheid en Vertrouwen, nodig om te durven springen.

Daarna gaan we stil staan: zoals een boom richten we ons op vanuit onze wortels, welke onze authentieke aarde ofwel lichamelijkheid vormen. Het is de plaats in ons, waar we ‘heel’ zijn, en verborgen/geborgen tov de dualistische ‘buitenkant wereld’ van tijd. We zullen stilstaan in tijd t.o.v. niet-tijd, leegte t.o.v. aanwezigheid, spreken t.o.v. luisteren.

Vervolgens komen we weer boven water, geaard blijvend in onze bron, net als de lelie. Wat is doen, door niet te doen? Waar word je ge-ademd en loop je perfect de weg die de jouwe is? Hoe zet jezelf neer in deze wereld en laat je jouw persoonlijke erfenis na? Wees welkom om aan de slag te gaan met deze vragen!

Glow 300 hrs Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training: What to Expect?

  • 10 intensive, inspring and fun weekends (25 hrs) and 1 yoga nature retreat week (50 hrs) in Tuscany, Italy (300hrs in total). Or choose choose for our 11 weekends (25 hrs) and our three 1-day immersions (8 hrs) (300hrs in total)
  • Lots of practice for your own embodiment
  • Teaching labs, interaction and exchange with your teachers and fellow students
  • Time for reflection and integration during every weekend
  • Continuous support of your teachers and sanga throughout the journey
  • Deepening of your knowledge, teaching skills and ambodiment of vinyasa yoga
  • Deepening of your connection with your inner teacher and sva dharma
  • Every module requires following 2 yoga classes, observing 1 of Daphne’s/Claudia’s classes
  • A written assignment at the end of the full journey in order to receive our 300hrs certificate.

Building up to 300 hrs: How does it work?

  • You can sign up for the whole journey or join seperate immersions of your choice
  • Joining the full journey, you will work towards 300 hrs Yoga Alliance certification
  • You can choose 10 weekends (250 hrs) and our Yoga Nature teacher retreat (50 hrs) to build up towards 300 hrs
  • Or you can choose 11 weekends (275 hrs) and our tree 1-day immersions (25 hrs) to build up towards 300 hrs 
  • You will receive a certificate of attandence for the immersions you joined. You can build up hours in your own time and work towards 300 hrs over a period of 3 years. We do recommend, however to complete the full journey in one year. This way you will stay in the flow and receive the maximum support and guidance of your lead teachers Daphne and Claudia.
  • We have 21 spots per module

Your investment

  • Full 300hrs Teacher Training journey consists of: 10 weekends plus 1 week Retreat Training (excl. accommodation costs*) OR join all 11 weekends plus three 1-day immersions
  • Price for Full journey if paid at once before the start of your 300hr-journey: 3.811,50 euro (incl. 21% tax). Please note that this does not include the retreat accommodation costs*.
  • Price per immersion (25hrs): 344,85 euro (incl. 21% tax). Payment of the immersion = reservation of your spot
  • Price per 1-day immersion (8hrs): 114,95 (incl. 21% tax). Payment of the immersion = reservation of your spot
  • If you sign up for the full journey, we will contact you to book you in for your immersions to make sure you have your spot reserved.
  • Cancellation policy for the modules also apply when paying full journey in advance
  • Please read our General Terms and Conditions that apply to the Teacher Training

(*) Retreat

  • Price for retreat accommodation depends on your choice of accomodation and starts at 540 euro for 6 nights, including all (vegetarian/vegan) meals and water/tea all day (7 days)
  • Price for our Yoga Nature teacher retreat only (50hrs): 689,70 euro (incl. 21% tax) plus accomodation costs (*see above).
  • Payment of the teacher training fee plus 250 euro deposit for accommodation = reservation of your spot.
  • NOT included are flights, airport transfer, travel insurance, additional drinks.
  • For more info on retreat, accommodation or retreat bookings please email us: teachertraining@glowyogastudio.nl

Training Times

Friday 13:00 – 21:00
Saturday 13:00 – 20:00
Sunday 10:00 – 18:00
One day immersion: Thursday 10:00-18:00

–> Sign up for full journey or retreat: please email teachertraining@glowyogastudio.nl
–> Interested in single modules? Please register for the individual modules online!