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The Rocket® 300Hr Yoga Alliance Teacher Training ProgrammeIYI 300

IY 301 – Rocket Foundations – 'Learning to Fly'

Next Training: 23rd April - 3rd May 2019, Brighton, U.K

The 301 Rocket® Teacher Training lays the essential framework required to practice and teach The Rocket® with authenticity and a connection to the living lineage. Through this Teacher Training you will become familiarised with the It's Yoga system of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and begin to learn The Rocket® routines - principally the Modified Primary Series & Rocket 1 - in an immersive and effective environment. 

You will be presented with and begin to actively engage with the main ingredients that make up the world-wide acclaimed Rocket® yoga system - these include (1) Deconstuction & Reconstruction of Rocket Asana's and Transitions (2) The Science of Sequencing in The Rocket(3) The History & Philosophy of Yoga & It's Yoga (4) The Magic and Mechanics of Flight, and more. In this way you will learn to bring a lightness and a joy that characterise so well The Rocket®

RYS300In this Rocket Teacher Training you will build upon and be inspired to take your practice to the next level, to where you are going - The Rocket, get's you there faster! Through this Teacher Training, as you have your little and big breakthroughs, you will be guided to teach classes that ensure students are also regularly having those little and big break-throughs in their Rocket practice.

This 301 Rocket Teacher Training course is offered in a 10 Day format, with one day rest. The 100 Hrs gained from this teacher training will be counted towards the IY 300 Hr./500 Hr. certification programmes that are Yoga Alliance accredited


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  • Pattabhi Jois – Philosophy
  • Larry Schultz
  • T.Krishnamachayra, B.K.S Iyengar
  • Yoga Sutras: The Eight Limbs of Patanjali
  • History of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga


  • Theory and Practice
  • Ujjayi Breath
  • Theory and Practice
  • Working with the breath in Ashtanga sequences


  • Suryanamaskara A – Theory and Practice
  • Suryanamaskara B – Theory and Practice
  • Teaching Suryanamaskara A and B


  • Name and locate muscles, bones and joints
  • Spinal Integrity
  • Functional Movement


  • Full Primary Series
  • Modified Primary Series
  • Mixed Levels (Rocket 1)
  • Modified Intermediate Series (Rocket 2)
  • Minimum Daily Requirement


  • Names – Sanskrit and English
  • Standing, seated and finishing asanas of the Primary Series & The Rocket 1
  • Series – Detailed breakdown of the poses
  • Practice and benefits of the asanas
  • Guiding others – Verbal and hands-on adjustments


  • Names and function
  • Location and importance
  • Naulis – Theory and Practice Bandhas – Theory and Practice
  • Yoga as an Energetic System


  • Principles of Teaching Etiquette/Responsibility in the classroom
  • Finding your own voice as a Teacher
  • Developing a Personal Teaching Philosophy
  • Marketing yourself as a Teacher

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Who is leading the Training?

All our Rocket trainers are deeply knowledgable and rooted in the It's Yoga® System, they are gifted and talented practitioners who believe in serving the world through Sharing the Love of the Practice. It's Yoga trainers are fully committed to The Rocket and have completed the requirements to become a full IY Trainer or Rocket® trainers (500hr YA certified). We invite IY accredited Rocket trainers from our studios all over the world to share the love, and offer trainees a unique, effective and empowering experience that will set you up to be an inspiring and successful teacher of The Rocket® sequences in your community. 
Who is teaching?...It's Yoga is teaching, and you might spot Larry Schultz walking around the room during class.

Why do your teacher training with It's Yoga?

It's Yoga® is the founding school of The Rocket®, certifying students since 1989! 
By training with It's Yoga®, you will be trained as an official and authentic facilitator of The Rocket® only available through It's Yoga (IY). Through training with IY you will become part of and be supported by the established and growing international community of It's Yoga® schools located throughout the world. In this way you will be supported to develop towards your highest potential, both as a yoga  facilitator and as a human being - on and off the mat. 
  • World Class Facilitators: Our Trainers are talented, gifted and knowledgeable practitioners who believe in serving the world through Sharing the Love of the Practice. They are fully committed to It’s Yoga and have completed the requirements to become an IY Trainer. We invite trainers from all over the world to share the love, and offer trainees a unique and beautiful experience in vibrant Brighton as they begin their own, personal It's Yoga journey.
  • Experience: It's Yoga International has been training yoga instructors since 1997, with 5000 graduates and counting! 
  • Authenticity: All our trainers and instructors teach what they practice and practice what they teach.
  • Develop your own practice: The focus of this training is to get you to the point where you can confidently begin a dedicated self-practice.
  • Begin to Teach Yoga in your community: This training will give you the knowledge and experience required to start to authentically teach and share the foundation of the It's Yoga® System with and in your community.
  • Community: It's Yoga values community, both locally and internationally. Become part of the community in Brighton UK or travel to one of the other It's Yoga centres around the world - the door is always open.

Who is This Training For?

This training is open and suitable to yoga instructors who have a non-It's Yoga 200Hr yoga certification and want to become a Rocket® Instructor.
If you already have a 50Hr and/or 100Hr non-It's Yoga Rocket Yoga training, this will be counted toward your complete 300hr cert. and then onto your 500hr cert. with It's Yoga®, the official facilitators of The Rocket®.
This 301 Programme offers you the time and guidance to take your Ashtanga Vinyasa practice and teaching abilities to the level, the realm of The Rocket® proper. Together we will lay a strong foundation from which to begin to practice and teach the world renowned Rocket sequences. We revisit the key basics of the It's Yoga® System from the 200hr training, and much more, to ensure YOU are ready to serve in the world. Be ready for transformation.