The Heart of SmartFLOW Yoga

Teach Intelligently, Mindfully, Compassionately
with Annie Carpenter

Introduction

The Heart of SmartFLOW Yoga, a yoga methodology from master teacher Annie Carpenter, is a highly evolved teaching technique that emphasizes mindful alignment grounded in both modern human anatomy and classical yoga philosophy. It's an embodied integration of the physical and the spiritual.

This course will elevate your understanding of the human body's nuanced expressions through physical yoga practice. You will learn skills for communicating these teachings clearly and concisely, which will help your students remain mindfully present. Through this insightful and compassionate approach to teaching, you will be able to intuit how deeply your students can safely move into a pose at any given time, while celebrating the uniqueness of each human body.

Level

This course is best suited for experienced students, new teachers and long-time teachers who want to re-inspire themselves and in turn their students. You will practice with greater specificity, commitment and patience. Your practice and teaching will inspire both physical and mental fitness, creating a depth and steadiness of attention that leads effortlessly to mindfulness and peace.

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33 videos
organized into
10 chapters

In the Heart of SmartFLOW Yoga teacher training course, you will learn the heart of Annie Carpenter's SmartFLOW teaching methodology. This course contains over 30 videos, including lectures, demonstrations, asana practices, and meditations to elevate your ability to teach using this sophisticated methodology. You will also receive supplementary worksheets, illustrations, and quizzes designed to enhance your learning experience and the quality of your teaching.

In this course Annie will introduce you to the foundational principles of her methodology including, "The Effort" and "The Return to Center", which are grounded in both anatomical truths and the Classical Yoga concepts, abhyasa (practice) and vairagya (non-attachment). As you progress through the course, Annie systematically builds upon this foundation by illuminating three important anatomical teachings, or Movement Principles, that cover the spine, pelvis, and shoulder girdles, as well as specific poses that exemplify each principle.

Through this comprehensive teacher training you will gain the tools to teach with specificity while encouraging each of your students to find their own way -- eliminating the habits of perfectionism, judgment and shame that can be a part of our yoga culture -- creating an atmosphere of mindful self-inquiry and exploration.

Supplementary course materials enhance your learning and keep you accountable, while providing opportunities to integrate the teachings into your daily life.

Comprehensive video lectures translate complex topics into user-friendly language.

Watch and learn with dynamic visual demonstrations.

Bring the teachings onto your mat through asana and meditation practices.

01
Introduction
1 Lecture
02
SmartFLOW Yoga
3 Lectures 1 Demonstration 2 quizzes
03
Movement Principle 1
1 Lecture 1 Demonstration 2 Practices 1 quiz 1 assignment
04
Movement Principle 2A
2 Lectures 1 Demonstration 2 Practices 1 quiz 1 assignment
05
Movement Principle 2B
1 Lecture 1 Demonstration 2 Practices 1 quiz 1 assignment
06
Movement Principle 2C
1 Lecture 1 Demonstration 2 Practices 1 quiz 1 assignment
07
Movement Principle 4A
1 Lecture 1 Demonstration 2 Practices 1 quiz 1 assignment
08
Movement Principle 4B
1 Demonstration 2 Practices 1 quiz 1 assignment
09
Movement Principle 4C
1 Demonstration 2 Practices 1 quiz 1 assignment
10
Heart of SmartFLOW Conclusions
1 Lecture

Annie Carpenter

The creator of SmartFLOW Yoga, Annie is an international Yoga teacher based in Northern California. Known as a "teacher's teacher" she has created a well-respected system of Yoga practice and Teaching methodology. Annie's playful personality and focused intelligence bring depth, clarity and exuberance to her classes. A committed student, Annie c...

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The Heart of SmartFLOW Yoga

Teach Intelligently, Mindfully, Compassionately
with Annie Carpenter