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I AM Yoga® Posture of Consciousness Intensive: A Mentored Online Course (POCI)

Discover the Yoga of Energy

For trained Yoga Teachers of Any Tradition

Learn new skills passed down from a living Guru to layer the principles and practices of I AM Yoga® The Posture of Consciousness (POC) into any yoga class. These teachings are based in ancient yogic wisdom brought into a modern hatha/raja yoga practice. I AM Yoga® POC offers you a fresh new way of exploring your yoga practice and teaching because its foundation rests on energy or prana.

Please note: This course must be completed within 60 days of registering. We recommend you wait to register until you have the time devoted to completing the course. Approximately 4-6 hours per week.

Learn new tools for your personal yoga practice and teaching!
• Understand the energetic purpose of the first and second halves of a yoga posture
• Cultivate Witness Consciousness to observe the subtle movement of prana in the body
• Discover the power of Press Points and Energetic Extensions when used in any posture
• Recognize experientially the energetic physics of energy following attention
• Master the energetics of the Edge, breaking the momentum of reactive physical, mental and emotional patterns
• This course is a prerequisite, for teachers coming from a tradition other than I AM
Yoga®, for our I AM Yoga® Advanced Training: Meditation in Motion & I AM Yoga Therapy™ Professional Training Pathway
This course consists of eight modules. Each module will contain any, or all of the following:
• Mentor communication (although you can start your first assignment right away, the first contact with a mentor is within 8 weeks)
• Audio/Video presentation
• Reading Materials
• Course exercises to complete
• Practice teaching
• I AM Yoga® Trained Teachers
• Refresh and expand your understanding and teaching skills as an I AM Yoga® teacher and learn
refinements in the teachings

Course Requirements
1. You must be a certified 200 hour Yoga instructor (Yoga Alliance participation is not required)
2. Have access to a phone or video conferencing
3. Have an electronic device to view course materials, and an email account
4. Complete the course in a minimum of 1 month, maximum of 2 months

Important Information

  • Course is non-refundable once purchased

  • You will have access to the course for 90 days

  • If you wish to continue practicing the course you can extend access to e-courses for a small additional fee using this form: https://amrityoga.org/forms/ecourse-extension-form/

  • 26 hours of CEU with Yoga Alliance: If you wish to register CEU’s with Yoga Alliance, you must do so directly on their page. Your instructors Indu Heather Arena is a registered E-RYT 500’s. Inside the course there is a breakdown of Competency Hours.

    ***Please note that this course is non-refundable once you register.
  • Welcome to the POCI
  • Instructions for this Course
  • Upload 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate
  • Module 1 Assignment: Book report
  • Module 1 Reading: The Lineage sample
  • Module 1 Reading Assignment
  • Module 1 Quiz
  • Module 1 Audio: Yoga Practice 86 minutes
  • Module 1 Book Report
  • Module 2 Video: An Exposition of Yoga 1 hr. 47 min.
  • Module 2 Assignment
  • Module 2 Quiz
  • Module 3 Reading: Amrit Yoga
  • Module 3 Reading Assignment
  • Module 3 Audio: Yoga Practice 100 minutes sample
  • Module 3 Audio Assignment
  • Module 3 Audio: Reporting Session 33 minutes
  • Module 3 Reporting Assignment
  • Module 4 Video: Encountering the Edge and PP EE 1 hr. 5 min.
  • Module 4 Video Assignment
  • Module 4 Assignment: Teaching Yoga Postures
  • Module 5 Audio: Yoga Practice 120 minutes
  • Module 5 Audio Assignment
  • Module 5 Video: 1st & 2nd Half of the Pose 60 minutes
  • Module 5 Video Assignment
  • Module 5 Reading: I AM Yoga Language
  • Module 5 Reading Assignment
  • Module 5 Assignment: Teaching Yoga Postures
  • Module 6 Reading: 7 Principles of I AM Yoga
  • Module 6 Reading Assignment
  • Module 6 Video: 7 Principles 107 minutes
  • Module 6 Quiz
  • Module 7 Document: Pranams
  • Module 7 Audio: Yoga Practice 1.5 hour
  • Module 7 Audio Assignment
  • Module 7 Audio: Reporting 18 min.
  • Module 7 Reporting Assignment
  • Module 8 Reading: Distinguishing I AM Yoga
  • Module 8 Reading Assignment
  • Module 8 Video: Distinguishing Characteristics 43 min.
  • Module 8 Audio: Reporting 7 min.
  • Module 8 Reporting Assignment
  • Module 8 Quiz
  • Module 8 Assignment: Teaching Yoga Postures
  • Program Completion & Staying Connected
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever