Tex Sun Yoga is a proud continuing education provider for Yoga Alliance (YACEP), an internationally recognized standards and practices institution for Yoga.
Categories for continuing education per Yoga Alliance Standards are as follows:
Techniques, Training and Practice (TTP)
How to Do (Practice) Yoga
Topics can include, but are not limited to: asana, pranayama, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques.
Teaching Methodology (TM)
How to Teach (Yoga) Effectively
Topics can include, but are not limited to: communication skills such as group dynamics, time management and prioritizing; how to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations, to the degree possible in a group setting; principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting; qualities of a teacher, teaching styles and the student learning process.
Anatomy and Physiology (AP)
The Physical and Energetic Bodies
Topics can include, but are not limited to: both human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). This includes both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics (YPLE)
History, Philosophy, Ethics and Lifestyle Practices of Yoga
Topics can include, but are not limited to: the study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts; yoga lifestyle and precepts; ethics for yoga teachers (such as those involving teacher-student relationships); understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others through yoga (seva).