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February 22–27, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Speak to the Heart: Teaching Yoga with Themes

Todd Norian
Todd Norian

Todd Norian, E-RYT 500, is the founder of Ashaya Yoga™, a style focused on precise biomechanical alignment. With warmth and humor, he teaches with the heartfelt intention of awakening others to their inherent potential for…
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Program Details

For yoga teachers and aspiring teachers of all levels and styles.

The skillful use of a heart-oriented theme can transform a yoga class into an exquisite experience. In this training, you learn how to

  • Demystify themes and weave them into your classes
  • Draw on themes from nature, yoga, relationships, yogic philosophy, mythology, holidays, and your life experience
  • Introduce your theme in a powerful and captivating way
  • Seamlessly weave themes with alignment instructions
  • Find your authentic voice and allow themes to flow naturally from within.

Mornings include uplifting philosophical teachings and strong alignment practice with a heart theme, followed by discussion, instruction, and practicum. Afternoons include learning laboratory and practice-teaching in a safe, supportive environment.

Prerequisite Minimum 50 hours of teacher training, any style or equivalency, or with Todd’s permission.

Note Tuition includes the Art of Teaching Yoga with a Theme training manual; upon completion of this course, teachers may apply 29 hours toward Todd’s Ashaya Yoga™ 300-hour advanced teacher training program. For more information, visit

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 28 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 28 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge