Michael R. Scotch

Continuing Education Individual Module Courses open to Students and Teachers

Please scroll down below for the entire year long calendar of courses

EVENT SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Yoga
Retreats

June 23-24  Seniors (50+) and Yoga:  Lake Zurich: 12:15-6:15 pm

 

A 2-day module, designed so you can attend any part, or enjoy the entire weekend. For teachers and students.

 

Saturday, June 23:

12:15-4:15 Classroom*

4:30-6:15: Yoga practice, part one

 

Sunday, June 24:

12-2 pm Classroom*

2:15-4:30 Yoga practice, part 2

 

Pricing below

 

Location: 729 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich

 

Classroom & practice will address:

 

• Benefits of yoga for seniors

• Active to moderately active seniors

• Adapting techniques for teaching

• Anatomy and energy

• Medical issues and balance

• Chair and poses with the wall

• Decrease risk of falling, improve balance

• Developing stronger muscles

• Arthritis and stiffness with joint pain

 

Students are welcome to come for just the practice sections, different poses will be introduced each day.

 

Reading required for those attending the 500 hour training:  Yoga for Arthritis and Yoga for Osteporosis

by Loren Fishman and Ellen Saltonstall.

 

Pricing: (CE credits apply to all, modules count toward the 500 hour teacher training)

 

Attend 6 hours Saturday $125

Attend 4.5 hours Sunday $90

(2 non contact hours included)

 

Attend either of the 2 hour yoga practice sessions: $40 (each) (these are included in the full Saturday and Sunday sessions)

 

Taught by Paul Mross and Kathy Simonik

 

Paul Mross has been the project manager and yoga consultant for research studies, including Fall Prevention and Yoga with UW-Madison: Family Practice of Medicine, the ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center) of Southwest WI and WIHA (Wisconsin Institute on Healthy Aging). I have also adapted our fall prevention, yoga intervention for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Yoga community with UW-Madison, the Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center).

 

Kathy is co-owner of Pulsation Yoga and leads the 500 hour teacher training. She is one of a about a dozen Advanced Certified Anusara Instructors in the country. She will be co-teaching the weekend modules with Paul.

 

Pulsation Yoga: 729 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich, register online or by calling

847-989-7792 pulsationyoga.com

 

TO PURCHASE SEE OUR STORE, LOCATE THE BOX FOR THIS WORKSHOP AND PAY.

 

 

 

August 18: - Yoga for Scolosis for students and yoga teachers (*) Lake Zurich: 12:15-6:15 pm with Nancy (DL) Heraty

 

For all teachers, including those working toward their 500 hour RYT.

 

Designed for students with Scolosis, a lateral curvature of the spine and also for teachers attending part of the 300 hour teacher training or for continuing education credits. Saturday, August 18, 12:15-6:15 pm in Lake Zurich­­

 

12:15-6:15 pm: 6 hour module: $125

Location: 729 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich

 

CE credits of 6 hours apply.

TO PURCHASE SEE OUR STORE, LOCATE THE BOX FOR THIS WORKSHOP AND PAY.

June 30 Anusara Methodology & Co-Mentoring part one:  Lake Zurich: 12:15-6:15 pm

 

A summary of the Anusara Methodology for teachers working toward their 500 hour RYT.

 

Taught by Studio owner Kathy. This is the first session of four that will prepare the teacher to become a master instructor in the Anusara Method, and prepare them for possible Certification

 

Covering the elements of the Anusara Method such as:

• Coordinating major movements and actions with the breath.

• Practice Teaching and feedback

• Guidelines for verbal instructions, such as plain, active, explicit, linking, giving direction.

 

 

12:15-6:25 pm: 6 hour module: $125

Location: 729 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich

 

CE credits of 6 hours apply.

 

 

July 15: Working with Private Clients:  with Kathy (*) Lake Zurich: 12:15-6:15 pm

 

A private yoga session is very different than a public class. Learn details how to interview the client, learn listening and observing skills needed, and tips on modifying poses to fit the clients needs.

 

Taught by Studio Owner Kathy. Kathy has been seeing clients privately for 15 years. She will teach you the steps to building a private clientele, how to market yourself, and more importantly how to conduct one on one sessions.

 

We will bring in a couple actual clients to do a sample session live. This is open to any and all teachers who wish to expand their regular teaching practice and work in a more detailed setting.

 

12:15-6:25 pm: 6 hour module: $125

Location: 729 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich

 

CE credits of 6 hours apply.

 

TO PURCHASE SEE OUR STORE, LOCATE THE BOX FOR THIS WORKSHOP AND PAY.

August 19: -Advanced language skills for yoga teachers (*) Lake Zurich: 12-6 pm with Kathy

 

For all teachers, including those working toward their 500 hour RYT.

 

This workshop is designed to help the yoga teacher develop a strong voice. Includes voice and the breath, addressing unconscious habits in languaging and choosing better patterns.

 

Creating alternative and multiple ways to detail out a pose when teaching. Includes coaching and practice teaching and creating strong language skills. ­­

 

12-6 pm: 6 hour module: $125

Location: 729 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich

 

CE credits of 6 hours apply.

TO PURCHASE SEE OUR STORE, LOCATE THE BOX FOR THIS WORKSHOP AND PAY.

August 26: Anusara Methodology & Co-Mentoring part 2:  Lake Zurich: 12:15-6:15 pm

 

A summary of the Anusara Methodology for teachers working toward their 500 hour RYT.

 

Taught by Studio owner Kathy. This is the first session of four that will prepare the teacher to become a master instructor in the Anusara Method, and prepare them for possible Certification

 

Covering the elements of the Anusara Method such as:

• Demonstrations

• Creating Class plans that would prepare teachers for an Anusara certification assesment

• Detailed elements of Anusara methodology

• Practice Teaching

 

 

12-6 pm: 6 hour module: $125

Location: 729 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich

 

CE credits of 6 hours apply.

 

 

July 14: In-Depth study of Inversions: Functional Anatomy as it relates to Yoga:  with Jim (*) Lake Zurich: 12:15-6:15 pm

 

An in-depth study of inversions, how to instruct the basic to advanced student and how to deepen your own inversion practice.

 

This 6 hour course will also address the functional anatomy used in inversions. This session will mainly address headstand, shoulderstand and forearm balance.

 

Addressing:

• Axial lengthening

• The importance of cervical curve

• Position of arms and elbows

• Shoulder Loop and Organic extension

• Modifications for injuries

 

A separate session on arm balances will be held October 20th.

 

12:15-6:25 pm: 6 hour module: $90 if you pre-register by July 10, $110 at the door.

Location: 729 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich

 

CE credits of 6 hours apply.

 

TO PURCHASE SEE OUR STORE, LOCATE THE BOX FOR THIS WORKSHOP AND PAY.

July 20: - Do Your OM Thing: A Yoga Book Discussion Group

 

Inaugral class: Friday July 20: 7-8 pm: $20 Drop-in Rate

 

Led by Pulsation yoga teacher Alison Tseng!

 

Join us for an hour long book discussion where we will learn, discuss, and embrace what it means to do your OM thing. Tea and snacks will be provided.

 

Book: (order through Amazon prior to class) Do Your Om Thing, by Rebecca Pacheco (price $9.95)

 

Date: Friday, July 20: 7-8 pm at our Arlington Heights Studio: 17 E. Miner Street

 

Description of book: Yoga teacher, Rebecca Pacheco, connects yoga philosophy to our everyday lives. She helps the modern yogi translate these ancient traditions and embrace their meanings in the 21st century. Many students say that during the day the only hour they get to themselves is on the mat, this book can help us find ways to embrace and find this centered feeling even when we step off the mat.

TO PURCHASE SEE OUR STORE, LOCATE THE BOX FOR THIS WORKSHOP AND PAY.

August 25: -Teaching the Beginner student (*) Lake Zurich: 12:15-6:15 pm with Kathy

 

For all yoga teachers, including those working toward their 500 hour RYT.

 

This workshop is designed to help the yoga teacher develop the unique methodology for teaching beginners.

 

Topics covered:

• Teaching the beginner what to expect, including yoga etiquette

• Teaching to what you observe

• Use of touch, verbal and physical enhancements

• The art of learning how to say just enough and not over teach

• Keeping the perspective of the beginner as the teacher

• Effective demonstrations

• Developing sequences for beginners

 

12:15-6:25 pm: 6 hour module: $125

Location: 729 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich

 

CE credits of 6 hours apply.

TO PURCHASE SEE OUR STORE, LOCATE THE BOX FOR THIS WORKSHOP AND PAY.

PLAN AHEAD TO ENSURE YOUR SPOT

 

Register online here to guarantee your spot before we sell out of these great workshops. Save Money by pre-registering ahead of time - we give discounts for signing up ahead. Find the workshop to the left AND CLICK to pre register and pre pay.

 

WORKSHOPS DEEPEN YOUR PRACTICE

 

PULSATION YOGA HOSTS THE HIGHEST QUALITY INSTRUCTORS AT OUR STUDIO. We hold workshops around twice a month covering a variety of topics and teaching styles, including meditation, anatomy and therapeutic essentials, couples yoga, yoga and wine, yoga for special populations, arm balance and inversions, Kundalini, and gong meditation. Workshops provide a relaxing atmosphere to learn without any intimidation or judgment; all are welcome and encouraged to attend.

 

WHO WOULD ATTEND A WORKSHOP?

 

• Brand new students who want a deeper understanding

• Teachers who want to improve their teaching skills

• Seasoned students who want to refine their practice to a new level

 

POLICIES ON OUR WORKSHOPS

 

• No refunds issued within 48 hours of a workshop. If you have to miss, upon request we can issue you a credit towards future workshops.

• Unfortunately any requests for refunds after the actual workshop cannot be issued.

 

AGE LIMITATION ON WORKSHOPS

 

• All students must sign a release waiver. Students under the age of 18 may not attend unless they have arranged to have a parent pre-sign a waiver, or are attending with a parent or guardian.  Generally speaking children under the age of 12 cannot attend a workshop unless they call us for permission, and would need to be able to focus on the class.

 

Although walk-ins are welcome to most workshops, to ensure there is room, call in to hold a spot if you cant pre register online.  (847) 989-7792.  (a minimum of 10 people is required to hold the workshop)

Continuing Education Individual Module Courses open to Students and Teachers

Mark your Calendars: Here is our 2018-2019 schedule. You may pick and choose from any topic. Students and teachers welcome.  These workshops vary between 4-7 hours, each. We have made the first few months available now so you can preregister. Detailed descriptions to the left with pricing.

 

We will continue to add the rest of the courses up so you may pre register several months in advance. *indicates this course is eligible for CE credits. Calendar subject to change slightly. If you are signing up for several courses, a discount will be applied -  or if you are signing up for the full 300 hour session: email Kathy@pulsationyoga.com

 

JUNE
Yoga for Seniors:

• Sat/Sun June 23-24: Paul Mross and Kathy Simonik (*)

 

Anusara Methodology and Co-Mentoring:

• Saturday, June 30: 12:15-6:15 pm with Kathy Simonik (*)

 

JULY

Functional Anatomy: Arm Balances & Inversions

• Sat July 14, Jim Simonik (*)

 

Working with Private Clients

• Sun July 15, 12:15-6:15 pm with Kathy Simonik (*)

 

AUGUST

Yoga for Scoliosis (open to teachers and students)
• Sat,  Aug 18: Instructor: DL Nancy Heraty

 

Advanced Language Skills

• Sunday, Aug 19 with Kathy (*)

 

Teaching the Basic Student

 • Sat, Aug 25: . Instructor: Kathy (*)

 

Anusara Methodology and Co-Mentoring:

• Saturday, June 30: 12:15-6:15 pm with Kathy Simonik (*)

 

SEPTEMBER

Modifications for Injuries: Hips, Knees, Ankles and Feet

Sat Sept 8: Kathy

 

Asana and Anatomy

• Sept 14-16:  with Ross Rayburn

 

Teaching the Universal Principles of Alignment

• Fri & Sat Sept 28-29 destination training in Sedona Az, Kathy (*)

 

Anusara Co-Mentoring and Methodology

• Sun Sept 30 destination training in Sedona Az, Kathy (*)

 

 

OCTOBER

Teaching Meditation

• Mon , Oct 1 destination training in Sedona Az, Kathy (*)

 

Wall and Restorative Yoga

 • Sat, Oct 13:  Instructor: Kathy (*)

 

Observations & Adjustments Part 2

• Friday Oct 19, Instructor Kathy (*)

 

Functional Anatomy: Arm Balances

• Saturday, Oct 20 with Jim (*)

 

Anusara Sequencing

• Sunday Oct 28 with Kathy (*)

 

NOVEMBER

Anusara Methodology and Co Mentoring

• Friday November 9 with Kathy


Teaching with a Theme

• Saturday and Sunday Nov 10 and 11 with Kathy (*)

 

These will be rescuduled for later in November and possibly December

 

The Chakras and the Subtle Body

 • TBA:  Instructor: Wendy Sadler

 

Nutritional and Holistic Health

 • TBA:  Instructor: Sandy Smith

 

 

MARCH 2019

Desiree Rumbaugh Workshop

• March 1-2, 2019

 

* Indicates these marked sessions are eligible for CE Credits

Mark

847.989.7792

We host the highest quality instructors at our studio covering a wide variety of topics, and teaching styles.