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PRODIGY

PRODIGY

noun

a person, especially a young one, endowed with exceptional qualities or abilities.

Welcome to Prodigy –

Cleveland Yoga’s Youth Certification Program, for ages 15-19.

 

TRAINING MINDFULNESS

Recent studies show that our younger generations’ mental well-being took the biggest hit from the pandemic. The powerful alignment techniques and mindfulness of yoga have the opportunity to help our youngest athletes and youth to care for their minds and bodies. This program is for young athletes who are in the development of their craft. Whether they are ballers, golfers, gymnasts, swimmers, tennis, artistry, dance, etc., -- the intention of this training is to empower the greatness that lies within the layers of our next generation of leaders, innovators and those preparing to inspire.

Wed., July 6

5 - 9 p.m.

Meet and greet; group yoga practice; program logistics and introductions of team and curriculum, including review of pre-program assignments.

Thu., July 7 thru Sat., July 16*
8 - 6 p.m.

Practices and discussions will include Intensive work of: practice teaching the physical poses and healthy sequencing for strength and flexibility; anatomy sessions; alignment for injury prevention as well as recovery; meditation and breath work for stress management; positive thinking, self care, how yoga curbs anxiety and enhance pre-performance focus; and personal inquiry for optimal mental health; the history and philosophies of yoga; and leadership with true integrity.

*Tuesday, July 12 – DAY OFF

Sun., July 17

9 - 3 p.m.

Celebration, presentations, community contributions, wrap-up and closing appreciations.

PRODIGY SCHEDULE:

PROGRAM SESSIONS:

  • All live/in-person sessions will be held at Cleveland Yoga in Beachwood, OH

  • All practice teaching sessions are non-heated.

  • Some early morning discussions will be held online.

  • This program will be recorded via zoom and can be taken fully online.

  • Upon registration and full commitment to the program, you will attend a variety of classes during the week to gain a better understanding of the various styles of yoga.

 

POST PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
 

  • Attending classes, completing written assignments, community based projects, teaching hours, and online studies.

  • Due October 1, 2022

LEARN MORE

Download the Prodigy Course PDF!

BECOME A PRODIGY

Join us on the path.

Get the perks of Prodigy at a pace that works for you.

PRODIGY MINI

Session 1
PHYSICAL FOCUS


Yoga & Functional Fitness

Starts: Wed., July 6, 2022

Ends: Sat., July 9, 2022

 

Session includes:
 

  • Physical practice

  • Alignment

  • Anatomy 

  • Functional Movement 

 

Schedule:

 

  • Wednesday
    5:00pm-8:00pm 
     

  • Thursday
    8:00am-12:00pm
    (includes 1 hour practice with CY Teacher)
     

  • Friday
    8:00am-12:00pm
    (includes 1 hour practice with CY Teacher) 
     

  • Saturday
    12:30pm-4:30pm
    (option to attend comped at 9:30am live-streamed)

Session 2
MENTAL FOCUS

 

Mindful Leadership, Meditation, Brain and Stress

Starts: Wed., July 13, 2022

Ends: Sat., July is 16, 2022

Session includes:
 

  • Alignment

  • Injury Prevention

  • Goal Setting

  • Visualization

  • Flow

 

Schedule:

 

  • Wednesday
    5:00pm-8:00pm 
     

  • Thursday
    8:00am-12:00pm
    (includes 1 hour practice with CY Teacher)
     

  • Friday
    8:00am-12:00pm
    (includes 1 hour practice with CY Teacher) 
     

  • Saturday
    12:30pm-4:30pm
    (option to attend comped at 9:30am live-streamed)

*Perk for attending:  Foundational element of yoga and training; unlimited yoga sessions at Cleveland Yoga for 2 weeks from the start of the program; 20% discount for any future Cleveland Yoga Prodigy Program or Yoga Teacher Training for three (3) years.  

 

**Perk for attending both sessions:  Foundational element of yoga, alignment, leadership, and injury prevention; unlimited yoga sessions at Cleveland Yoga for 30 days from the start of the program; 50% discount for any future Cleveland Yoga Prodigy Program or Yoga Teacher Training program for three (3) years. 

PRODIGY MINI

TUITION:
 

Enroll in Session 1: $275

Enroll in Session 2: $275

Enroll in Both Sessions: $475

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CERTIFICATION:

Yoga Alliance Approved Teacher Training Program

Certification will be issued upon completion of program requirements.

PRODIGY LEADERSHIP

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Tami Schneider

Founder of Cleveland Yoga Studios

500-Hour Experienced Yoga Teacher Trainer since 2006

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Melissa Fitzgerald

Masters in Education and Sports Science

200-Hour and 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training and
Creator of Mindfulness Yoga Ed.

Group Discounts Available: 

Email teachertraining@clevelandyoga.com for details.

MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Answer the following questions (via text or video): 

  • How did you learn about this program?

  • How long have you been practicing yoga and what

    styles do you currently or have practiced?

  • How has COVID-19 impacted you?

  • How do you plan to use this scholarship to make a

    difference in your community or cause that you are

    passionate about?

  • Why are you a great applicant and recipient of a

    scholarship?

  • What specific goals personally and/or

    professionally are you interested in achieving as a

    direct result of your work in this training?

  • What is your favorite yoga pose and why?

  • Anything else you would like us to know about you?

Email responses to teachertraining@clevelandyoga.com.

We will be in touch with next steps.

Lock in your registration rate! A $20 deposit, locks in your registration rate while you go through the scholarship process. *Deposit is non-refundable

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SPONSOR A PRODIGY:

Cleveland Yoga Community Cares-Scholarship Program

Cleveland Yoga is excited and proud to offer a unique opportunity this summer for teens. We all experienced the challenges of COVID-19 and the teenagers are no exception. Studies have shown that anxiety and depression has skyrocketed in this demographic and we also know the benefits of yoga for athletes both physically and mentally.

 

Our goal is to make this affordable and possible for ALL teens regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.  

 

As a part of the Cleveland Yoga community, we are asking for you to consider donating to a scholarship program that would allow for 5 scholarships.  

 

Cleveland Yoga is making the first donation fully sponsoring 2 teens in the program.

Make a donation to our Cleveland Yoga Venmo below! No amount is too small.

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BECOME A PRODIGY

Join us on the path.

Have a Question about Prodigy?

Ask Tami & Missy!

We will email you back asap!