BECOME A FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
WHY BECOME A FLIGHT™ INSTRUCTOR OR STUDIO?
Flight™ is focused on quality in the expanding field of “suspension yoga”. Instructors are trained in depth to deliver fun, safe, creative, and innovative Aerial Yoga classes grounded in authentic yogic discipline. REFINE your ability as an instructor to guide your students through a unique experience. Support them to find correct alignment and increase fluidity and flexibility in their movement. Build up your student’s strength, stamina and confidence.
• Thorough understanding of Aerial Yoga safety, alignment, embodied anatomy, modifications, hands-on assists, transitions and more -- everything you need to safely guide students through a basic Aerial Yoga class.
• Additional poses for taking your students to the next level of challenge and deepening their practice.
• One FLIGHT AERIAL ASANA manual, a complete and comprehensive resource of Basic Aerial Yoga poses adapted from classical yoga and modern aerial arts and movements.
• Additional handouts for SELF-REFLECTION and CLASS OBSERVATION
• A Certificate of Completion from Flight™ Aerial Yoga Teacher Training
Principles of Aerial Alignment
Finding and adjusting hammock heights, fabric placements, and general guidelines for moving with the fabric.
Aerial Safety, Benefits and Contraindications
Understand why certain conditions mean some students are better off staying grounded. Learn what you and your students should expect when beginning this practice.
Aerial Asanas and Salutations
Alignment, Modifications, Hands-On Assists, standing poses, hip openers, backbends, inversions and more. You will complete the course with 3 class designs to mix and match and get creative with.
Embodied Aerial Anatomy
An in-depth look at how the aerial hammock supports different body structures, with special emphasis on benefits and considerations for the shoulders, hips, spine and knees. Learn how to adapt poses for different body types and how to address injuries. You will also learn how to use the hammock for therapeutic applications.
Philosophy of Flight
Putting the ‘yoga’ back in Aerial Yoga – learn to instruct our signature meditation and stretch series in your classes; addressing fears from a yogic perspective; using your hammock as a tool for self-transformation.
The Care and Maintenance of Your Aerial Hammock
How to properly rig, adjust and care for your hammock and all its components.
Create and hold space for students craving more introspective, restorative or therapeutic Aerial Yoga classes. A slow-moving Aerial Yoga flow gently warms the body in preparation for a low-flow sequence of longer holds inspired by Yin and Restorative traditions.
Grace in Transitions
You will learn how to create Aerial Yoga class designs, structure and sequencing and how to introduce complete beginners to Aerial Yoga. Through practical transitions you can challenge your students without scaring them away.
REGISTER FOR TEACHER TRAINING
This course is instructed by Samantha Lee.
Samantha is a Master Flight™ Teacher Trainer with a background in many forms of movement, aerial yoga and suspension training. She also has a background in Interior Design to help you layout your studio based on functionality and assist with design to create the ultimate breathing + relaxing space for your community.