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FULL Apprenticeship with Jacqui Bonwell

Note: All sessions meet the first Friday of the month at Metta Studios 6:30-9:30pm


Session 1: October 4, 2019

The Anatomy, Alignment & Injury Refresher for Yoga Teachers/Serious Yoga Students

It’s important to know all the parts of the car, but way more important to be able to drive it.  Learn how to drive, not just name parts of the car, as well as what a good mechanic can offer in your Yoga classes!

Session 2: November 1, 2019

Mental Alignment (Neuroscience) & How to Teach Effective Meditation

Equip yourself with knowledge of the brain and how to effectively teach meditation. Techniques, good verbal strategies and concrete plans to guide someone (especially yourself) through a powerful mental journey that truly echoes through their nervous system!  Reviewing the works of one Dr. Rick Hansen and several others who chime in on the practice, hindrances and great benefits of meditation.

Session 3: December 6, 2019

Emotional & Energetic Alignment and Sequencing

Learn to sequence your classes to be of utmost healing value. Learn the magnitude of exactly what you are going through and the high vibration exchange that happens every time you roll out your mat. Take an exploration through the 8 threads of the Sacred Seeds Yoga Flow (developed by Jacqui) and how to bring emotional and energetic wisdom into class without sounding like a therapist or coming off too clinical.

Session 4: January 3, 2020

How to Be a Profound Teacher: The Secrets to Theming, Delivery & Authentic Teaching

You can have all of the knowledge in the world, but if your delivery falls flat it won’t land. Learn effective ways to be a profound teacher by knowing the placement and delivery of verbal cues geared towards your MOST authentic teachings.  Deep exploration of the teachings of your life and concrete, pen to paper, things you can bring into your class to give it a bit more OOMPH!

Session 5: February 7, 2020

The Teachings: An Evening Dedicated to the Yoga Sutras

Take the mystique out of the Yoga Sutras. Learn how to thread them through life and class.  Take these 195 Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and learn how to infuse tradition into your classes. Chanting, pranayama and other techniques directly from the Sutras will be reviewed.

Session 6: March 4, 2020

Mission, Business & Building your Internal & External OMpire

How to up the ante with your teaching, your career and how to be way more sophisticated with your time.  Learn from one of the strongest entrepreneur’s in this field and settle yourself much steadier into who you want to be and what kind of experience you want to have while you’re at it. Manifestation, concrete business plans as well as workshop, retreat, series development & marketing strategies will be addressed.  Strengthen your mission, your echo, your impact.

[SNOW DATE: APRIL 3, 2020]

About Jacqui Bonwell

Jacqui is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT500), a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP), Balanced Athlete Level 2 Coach, Author of Migrations: An Almanac For the Soul, Certified Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher, Director of the Sacred Seeds Yoga School & Curriculum, and Owner of the Canton Yoga Shala in Canton, MA since 2011. Jacqui is honored to be a Motivational Speaker for everything from Schools to Social Service/Crisis jobs to millionaires in Corporate America. There is not denying Social Work is in her blood. Jacqui has worked tirelessly to raise money for various charities through Yoga.  She has been a New England Presenter for the past 8 years for Yoga Reaches Out at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA and has raised, together with her flock of yoga teachers throughout New England, well over $400,000 for Children's Hospital, The hOMebase Yoga Benefit for Veterans of MGH & their families, as well as numerous other charities and local families.  Jacqui has trained her teachers to "go into the holes" where they don't have these teachings available readily: prisons, rehabs, schools and nursing homes so that everyone can get access to these helpful teachings. She spends a significant amount of time training teachers in NH & Maine and has been a 6 time presenter for the Maine Yoga Festival in addition to regularly hosting retreats and trainings at Kripalu Center for Healing Arts in Lenox, MA.