Advanced study (50hr): Teacher’s Assistant Program with Leah and guests

Do you have a 200+ hour Teacher Training under your belt, and do you feel the need to develop yourself further in the craft of Teaching and Hands on-Assisting?

We are excited to announce our newest 50+ hours  Advanced Training- Teacher’s Assistant program!

Under the guidance of Leah Kline and 5 faculty members of DNYS you will learn the necessary skills/tools to take that next step. The study is a 5 to 6 month Teaching Assistant spot at the school and will be split up in 14 masterclasses (3 weekends) during your internship. The internship is (a ''stage plek”) where you are coupled with one of our Senior Teachers participating in the program who will support you practicing Assisting, hands on Adjustments and working in the field of study (approx 20 lessons).

This program contains: 
*14 masterclasses(3 weekends)(Hands on-Assists) - 50 hr
**An internship ('stage plek') for 5 to 6 months, once a week (around 20 classes) + Essays - 50 hr

During this internship you will be paired with one of our Senior Teachers who participates in the Assistant program who will support you practicing the skills your learn in the workshops, Hands-on Adjustments and working in the field of study.

To be part of the Teacher Training Assistent program, we ask you to: 

1. proof of your 200+ hour TT certificate
2. A written reference or referal from a recognized Yoga Teacher to be considered for a TA internship (only if you did not completed the Johan Noorloos Teacher training, but acquired your 200 hours elsewhere). 
3. That you really embrace the commitment and attitude to a weekly lesson and to the students and community with your service. 

Note: it could be that we invite you for a personal conversation.

Faculty: Leah Kline, Anita Smith, Liisa Ruusman, Marlene Henny, Moena de Jong, Carine Goekoop (English and Dutch languages)

Masterclasses of Assists include: 

  1. Philosophy of Assisting, Ethics, Role of Awareness, Presence, Breath 
  2. Touch and the ethics, types of Touch
  3. Types of Students. Non verbal communication
  4. Alignment  Basic Manual Adjustments Feet, knees, Hips Spine Standing poses 
  5. Basic Manual Adjustments Spine Shoulder elbows Hands 
  6. How to support beginners in a basic flow class
  7. Assisting in a flow and the choreography of assisting while flowing
  8. Seated poses, Grounding
  9. Finishing Poses Assists  & using props
  10. Advanced and Strong Flow Assists 2 intro to Props Binding, twists, handbalances    
  11. Perception of the student "How to read the body and give the most effective assist in that moment 
  12. Ashtanga philosophy applied to Adjustments; observing, bandha’s and breath (twists,shoulder arm holds)
  13. Assisting for injuries / props 
  14. intervision


Dates of the 14 masterclasses
- November 30th, December 1st & 2nd 2018
- January 19th and 20th 2019
- March 8th, 9th, and 10th 2019

* Internship begins January 28th til June 22th 2019

Friday November 30th: 18:30-21:30 hr
Friday March 8th: 14:30-21:30 hr
Sat & Sun: 12-19:00 hr

Price: € 695,- ex VAT / € 840,95 inc VAT.

As soon as we have received your payment, your place in the training is definitively reserved. Please read our terms of agreement to make sure you are aware of all the details concerning your transaction? 

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to

Do you want to combine your Advanced studies for a 300 or 500 hr Yoga Alliance certificate? CLICK HERE> for more information.

This course is in English.

Prijs: € 840,95

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Laurierstraat 109
1016 PL Amsterdam


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Dinsdag 07.15 - 23.00 uur
Woensdag         07.15 - 23.00 uur
Donderdag 07.15 - 23.00 uur
Vrijdag 07.15 - 20.30 uur
Zaterdag 08.30 - 18.00 uur
Zondag 09.15 - 22.00 uur

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