GREENYOGA’s 200-hour teacher training program is a practical training, designed to provide you with the tools to become a confident, effective and compassionate Hatha and Vinyasa yoga teacher, with an Iyengar yoga inspired style, for all levels of students. You will learn how to teach yoga safely while respecting the authenticity of yoga and inspiring your students. It is a demanding and challenging course, but the combination of skills and knowledge that you will learn make this a truly life-changing experience.
What you will learn
Day 1 - 15
You will gain a Yoga Alliance 200-hour certificate which enables you to teach worldwide. The Green Yoga school is accredited by Yoga Alliance for initial 200-hour yoga teacher training and advanced training for 500 hours.
Yoga Alliance is the most recognized organization in the world for yoga teacher qualifications. The program follows the practices and international training standards and a moral ethics. This initial 200-hour yoga teacher training program includes all the elements necessary for a full certification as a teacher of Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, and is recognized worldwide.
GREEENYOGA offers you a half day excursion to the city, visiting the old city, the local souks and the wonderful Majorelle gardens.
Green Yoga® School
Céline Miconnet, 20 years of experience, ERYT 500-hour, will be your host and lead instructor during this wonderful teacher training opportunity. She is the founder of Green Yoga ®, a unique style of yoga. She will introduce you to the true knowledge of the circulation of energy, prana in Sanskrit. Instead of merely have an intellectual knowledge of energy, she will teach you practical tools to feel your energetic body, and to be able to tell how to maintain its balance. It will be a great help for you and your future students to stay healthy.
This knowledge has never been taught in other yoga schools. This 200-hour Green Yoga ® Teacher Training is very unique and will give you classical, authentic and top quality yoga training, along with a brand new opening on the possibilities of energy: the development of intuition, the link with nature, respect for one’s health, and the practice of letting go.
Green Yoga is registered with Yoga Alliance and complies with all program requirements. They have customized the 18-day program to take advantage of the incredible surroundings of Marrakech.
Whether you want to deepen and strengthen your personal practice, live a profound experience of self transformation and purification or want to change your career and become a certified teacher, Green Yoga ® will be happy to welcome you to the Green Yoga® training, certified by Yoga Alliance - 200 hours.
Céline, ERYT 500, the lead teacher, has trained hundreds of teachers and has been teaching yoga for more than 20 years. She has dwelt in different lineages of yoga throughout her journey. Céline discovered Kundalini yoga in 1996. Then, she became a Sivananda yoga teacher after graduation in India. In 2000, she studied Ashtanga yoga. In 2002, she became a certified Iyengar Yoga ® teacher (graduated from BKS Iyengar Institute in Pune, India).
Céline is also a pregnancy yoga teacher, teaching pregnancy classes, prenatal yoga and postnatal recovery and baby yoga. In 2002, she founded her own institute, Himayoga, in Paris, France. In 2014, she founded Green Yoga ®. This method combines the precision of Iyengar yoga to the flexibility of Vinyasa and opens the door on the knowledge of energy and the link with nature. Green Yoga ® will give you the possibility to relate to nature through your yoga practice. Céline will teach you how to connect deeply with the energy of plants, minerals, and elements in meditation as well as in yoga poses.
Celine has also followed many personal development trainings, and has specialized as a therapist in post traumatic stress disorders (EMDR and EFT), Ericksonian hypnosis, energetic healing (Reiki, Tao) and has been teaching various meditation techniques for twenty years.
Céline and Stéphanie, co teacher - ERYT 200, will share their valuable advice, knowledge and experience on teaching skills, methodology and the way to approach a new career in yoga. This training is only the beginning of your yoga life-long journey and Green yoga ® will continue to offer ongoing support whenever you need it.
Marrakech is one of the most gorgeous locations in the world. It is the number 1 travelers’ choice destination in the world by Tripadvisor in 2015. It is a vibrant, magical city brimming with markets, gardens, palaces, palm groves and mosques.
You will be staying in a true and beautiful ecolodge, Quaryati, located in the countryside of Marrakech with stunning views of the snow-covered Atlas Mountains. You will be enjoying the mild climate of Marrakech in this season and the serenity of this magical place, created by Françoise, the hostess.
The area of seven hectares, fully secured, offers numerous relaxation areas: a beautiful garden with olive trees, fruit trees and more than 2000 rose bushes, an outdoor pool, a spa with treatments on request, several ample terraces with sumptuous views, and a farm with many animals such as donkeys, cows, and horses.
The rooms combine modern comfort with Moroccan decor. They feature a seating area, a shower room with separate toilet, a dressing area, a safe, hot and cold air conditioning. Yoga sessions will be given, according to the time of day, in a magnificent 100-square-meter room or outdoor at the pool or on the terrace.
You will enjoy a vegetarian, authentic Moroccan cuisine made with fresh products.
After meals, you can enjoy pool or spa breaks on request.
Spa breaks are available on request.
Two private steam rooms to enjoy a bit of privacy. Scrubbing with olive oil and eucalyptus black soap. The rates are available on site.
Massages and treatments
It is recommended to book your massage treatment in advance. The masseuse proposes relaxing massage or tonic massage of one hour and all esthetical treatments such as manicure, pedicure, and facial treatment.
What’s not included
Transfer from and to Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK) on request.
Once you register to the training, GREENYOGA will arrange group transportation: 30 EUR for a group of 4 people; 50 EUR for a group between 7 and 14 people. These costs will be shared among the passengers riding with you.
One of the benefits of this yoga training program is the limited number of students per session, 10 to 16 maximum. This offers an intimate setting and allows personalized monitoring.
To be accepted into this program training of yoga teachers, you must comply with the admission requirements following:
Has seen 18 or older (welcome students of all ages)
Having heard all the details of the program
Have completed the registration in good standing
Have a level of French which enables the reading, writing and the speaking fluent
Does not have a medical problem serious that would prevent a student from participating (people who have a medical problem that does harm not their safety and their participation will always be accepted in our courses)
Have experience prior basic yoga (attend classes, etc.)
Be able to abstain from drugs and alcohol during the program
If you would like to extend your stay in Marrakech for a few days, GREENYOGA can help to arrange this.
What to bring
You will have to bring your yoga mat, yoga manuals and recommended books that will be designated once you are registered.
Special menu request
Fish and poultry products are available on request. Please notify GREENYOGA on booking.
For more information, ask your questions directly to GREENYOGA, who will be happy to assist you. Simply click on the Contact Organizer button to send a message.
Arrival by airplane
The nearest airport is Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). Quaryati is 40 minutes’ drive from this airport. Flights are served by Easyjet, Ryanair, Royal Air Maroc, Transavia, Jetairfly from the main European capitals. Airport transfers are available on request.
You can also arrive in Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport (CMN), which is 3 hours’ drive from Marrakech.
A 500 EUR reservation deposit is required to secure your participation. The payment of the full training will be required 15 days before the start date of training or november 15, 2015.
For cancellations before September 30, 2015, you will be reimbursed minus 200 EUR application fee.
For cancellations between 60 and 30 days before the start of training, 50% of the amounts paid will be refunded.
If you cancel within 30 days prior to session start date or if you do not show up or if you leave the training before the end, no refund will be provided.
Cancellations must be done in writing. Any refunds will be processed 30 days after receipt of your written cancellation.
GREENYOGA reserves the right to cancel the training at any time due to inadequate participation. In this case, you will be notified at least one month prior to the training start date and you will be refunded of your full payment.
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“I took the Celine Miconnet Green Yoga training a year ago. I appreciated the Iyengar rigor and the energy dimension. Celine is observant of the posture details and she is doing exceptionally well in correcting, as well as explaining and finding solutions to all the questions. She is really attentive to everyone’s needs and adapts to all different kinds of knowledge. One of her goals is to understand us and to help us become a good yoga instructor. She helps us design a complete course with precision and fluidity. She has helped me a lot, and she is really exceptional at both levels technically, open to all the energy that touches in human terms. I am so proud to have had my Yoga instructor diploma with her. It was really a great experience.”