Baptiste Assisting Course

Discover Presence and Connection to your Teaching

Give and receive an assist for each pose in a real-time class

Transform fear and hesitation into service

Discover a community and experience belonging

Welcome to the Baptiste Assisting Course

An assist to a student’s pose is one of the most empowering gifts a Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher can provide. After you complete this course, you will experience the 11 sequences of a Baptiste Power Yoga signature class and you will be able to apply presence and connection to your teaching.

Through an embodied understanding of assisting, participants of this course will leave with an ability to support their students into a fuller expression of each pose. Participants understand how True North Alignment underpins any and all assisting, and they use this knowledge to make choices as an assistant.

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This training is an opportunity for you to take your teaching to the next level, transforming any fear and hesitation into service. You will leave with new and invaluable tools to share with your community.

The Baptiste Assisting Course leaves you with the experience of having found a community that you belong to, where there is something of value for you. It is an opportunity to experience the big picture of Baptiste Power Yoga.

The Promise

You will have an embodied experience of True North Alignment, leaving you with the skills and technical knowledge to instruct others in creating True North Alignment in their own bodies.

You will utilize the foundational Baptiste Methodology to assist the 11 sequences of Journey Into Power.

You will have a new experience of connection with others and being of service.

Results

  • Knowledge of the basics of assisting.
  • The ability to use True North Alignment to provide impactful, empowering assists through looking, listening and giving tools.
  • Practice assisting a real-time class.

The Baptiste Assisting Course leaves you with the experience of having found a community that you belong to, where there is something of value for you. It is an opportunity to experience the big picture of Baptiste Power Yoga.

Program Description

This two day intensive program will give you access to the foundational methods for successfully assisting each pose of a Baptiste Power Yoga based class. Upon completion of this program, you will know what to look for in each pose to best serve your students.

This program is not intended for you to memorize every assist explored during our two days together. Instead, we will focus on training you to observe your own body and your students’ bodies so you can notice where True North Alignment is missing. You will take responsibility for listening deeply to each individual, sharing the appropriate tool at the appropriate time, adding the proper intensity in the safest ways possible.

Program Learning Objectives

In this program you will:

  • Participate in a Baptiste Power Yoga Journey Into Power class.
  • Assist a Baptiste Power Yoga Journey Into Power practice.
  • Explore the 5 Organizing Principles of True North Alignment, as they relate to assisting.
  • Learn assists for every pose in the Journey Into Power sequence.
  • Discuss key components of the methodology including:
    • 3 Types of Assists
    • 3 Types of Touch
    • 7 Actions of Artful Assisting
    • Art & Mastery of Baptiste Yoga

Program Prerequisites

There is no prerequisite for the Baptiste Assisting Course.
All levels welcome.

Certification Credential Requisites

To receive a Letter of Attendance upon completion, one must attend the entire two day training. This means:

  • 100 percent attendance to all sessions.
  • 100 percent participation in all break-work assignments.
  • 100 percent participation in all practices (all practices can and will be scaled appropriately for individuals with unique needs).
  • All program participants who meet the requisites are issued a Baptiste Assisting Course Letter of Attendance. Letters of Attendance are emailed upon completion of the program survey.

The completion of this two-day program will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification.

Affiliation Requisites

Baptiste Assisting Course does not qualify you for Affiliation. However, upon successful completion of Level One: Journey Into Power OR the Baptiste Power Yoga Instructor Credential Course (previously known as the Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher Course), you are eligible to apply for Affiliation. Click here to learn more!

What to Expect

This is the course to build on a POWERFUL and unique skill set within your Yoga practice.  You will evolve your ability to support others and yourself.

The Baptiste Yoga Assisting Course is the perfect next step on your pathway to becoming the most effective teacher possible and will take your practice to the next level.

Daily Schedule

Day 1: 9am - 6pm (doors open at 8am for registration)

Day 2: 9am - 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

*60 minute lunch break each day.

Who Should Join

Beginner teachers and practitioners

Established teachers and practitioners

Yoga studio owners

The Baptiste Assisting Course is perfect for you if:

  • You currently teach or assist and want to upgrade your assisting technique.
  • You aspire to be a hands-on assistant in a yoga class.
  • You want to develop new skills in your yoga practice.

Ready to get started?

Deep connection and support are an important part of any healthy yoga practice.

In this way, assisting is both humbling and deeply rewarding for those ready to be of service.

open now

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019

Santa Barbara, CA

Power of Your OM

$387 USD

Santa Barbara, CA | Power of Your OM

Tuition

$387 USD*

*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Schedule

Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 9am – 6pm (doors open at 8am for registration)

Sunday, December 8, 2019 | 9am – 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

The completion of this two-day course will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification. See here for more information.

Planning for Program

Please check the local weather before heading to program.

During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 2-3 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two to three changes of yoga clothes per day.

You are responsible for maintaining a healthy level of hydration throughout the training. Because you will be continuously sweating and losing fluids throughout asana practice, you should balance this by consistently taking in fluids. In addition to your normal water intake, we strongly suggest that you also drink electrolyte replenishment fluid throughout each day. The amount you will need will vary depending on your size and your activity level. Please note that we do NOT provide Ultima or other powder; you are responsible for bringing a sufficient amount of electrolyte powder with you to maintain healthy hydration.

What to Bring

  • Journal and pen
  • Yoga Props: Mat, Strap, Block
  • Your own hand towels for assisting
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Ultima, Gatorade, or other electrolyte replenishment powder
  • Yoga clothes for two days
  • Snacks / lunch
  • Towel or Yogi Toes for asana practice

Travel And Accommodations

Baptiste does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements.

We recommend Christopherson Business Travel should you wish to book your flights, lodging, or ground transport for your training. www.cbtravel.com

Baptiste dedicated phone line: 888-399-3429

Baptiste dedicated email: [email protected]

If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute will not be liable for reimbursement for any travel costs or accommodations.

Registration is open for Santa Barbara, CA

open now

Jan 11, 2020 - Jan 12, 2020

Staten Island, NY

5 Boro Power Yoga

$489 USD

Staten Island, NY | 5 Boro Power Yoga

Tuition

$489 USD*

*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Schedule

Saturday January 11, 2020 | 9am – 6pm (doors open at 8:30am for registration)

Sunday January 12, 2020 | 9am – 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

The completion of this two-day course will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification. See here for more information.

Planning for Program

Please check the local weather before heading to program.

During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 2-3 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two to three changes of yoga clothes per day.

You are responsible for maintaining a healthy level of hydration throughout the training. Because you will be continuously sweating and losing fluids throughout asana practice, you should balance this by consistently taking in fluids. In addition to your normal water intake, we strongly suggest that you also drink electrolyte replenishment fluid throughout each day. The amount you will need will vary depending on your size and your activity level. Please note that we do NOT provide Ultima or other powder; you are responsible for bringing a sufficient amount of electrolyte powder with you to maintain healthy hydration.

What to Bring

  • Journal and pen
  • Yoga Props: Mat, Strap, Block
  • Your own hand towels for assisting
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Ultima, Gatorade, or other electrolyte replenishment powder
  • Yoga clothes for two days
  • Snacks / lunch
  • Towel or Yogi Toes for asana practice

Travel And Accommodations

Baptiste does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements.

We recommend Christopherson Business Travel should you wish to book your flights, lodging, or ground transport for your training. www.cbtravel.com

If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute will not be liable for reimbursement for any travel costs or accommodations.

Registration is open for Staten Island, NY

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Jan 18, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020

Oakland, CA

Oakland Marriott City Center

$489 USD

Tuition

$489 USD*

*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Schedule

Saturday January 18, 2020 | 9am – 6pm (doors open at 8:30am for registration)

Sunday January 19, 2020 | 9am – 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

The completion of this two-day course will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification. See here for more information.

Planning for Program

Please check the local weather before heading to program.

During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 2-3 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two to three changes of yoga clothes per day.

You are responsible for maintaining a healthy level of hydration throughout the training. Because you will be continuously sweating and losing fluids throughout asana practice, you should balance this by consistently taking in fluids. In addition to your normal water intake, we strongly suggest that you also drink electrolyte replenishment fluid throughout each day. The amount you will need will vary depending on your size and your activity level. Please note that we do NOT provide Ultima or other powder; you are responsible for bringing a sufficient amount of electrolyte powder with you to maintain healthy hydration.

What to Bring

  • Journal and pen
  • Yoga Props: Mat, Strap, Block
  • Your own hand towels for assisting
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Ultima, Gatorade, or other electrolyte replenishment powder
  • Yoga clothes for two days
  • Snacks / lunch
  • Towel or Yogi Toes for asana practice

Travel And Accommodations

Baptiste does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements.

We recommend Christopherson Business Travel should you wish to book your flights, lodging, or ground transport for your training. www.cbtravel.com

Baptiste dedicated phone line: 888-399-3429

Baptiste dedicated email: [email protected]

If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute will not be liable for reimbursement for any travel costs or accommodations.

Registration is open for Oakland, CA

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Feb 29, 2020 - Mar 1, 2020

Fort St John, BC

Soul Space Yoga

To be announced

Fort St John, BC | Soul Space Yoga

Tuition

$489 CDN*

*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Schedule

Saturday February 29, 2020 | 9am – 6pm (doors open at 8:30am for registration)

Sunday March 1, 2020 | 9am – 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

The completion of this two-day course will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification. See here for more information.

Planning for Program

Please check the local weather before heading to program.

During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 2-3 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two to three changes of yoga clothes per day.

You are responsible for maintaining a healthy level of hydration throughout the training. Because you will be continuously sweating and losing fluids throughout asana practice, you should balance this by consistently taking in fluids. In addition to your normal water intake, we strongly suggest that you also drink electrolyte replenishment fluid throughout each day. The amount you will need will vary depending on your size and your activity level. Please note that we do NOT provide Ultima or other powder; you are responsible for bringing a sufficient amount of electrolyte powder with you to maintain healthy hydration.

What to Bring

  • Journal and pen
  • Yoga Props: Mat, Strap, Block
  • Your own hand towels for assisting
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Ultima, Gatorade, or other electrolyte replenishment powder
  • Yoga clothes for two days
  • Snacks / lunch
  • Towel or Yogi Toes for asana practice

Travel And Accommodations

Baptiste does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements.

We recommend Christopherson Business Travel should you wish to book your flights, lodging, or ground transport for your training. www.cbtravel.com

If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute will not be liable for reimbursement for any travel costs or accommodations.

Registration will open soon

open now

Apr 4, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020

Nashville, TN

Wellspire Center

$489 USD

Nashville, TN | Wellspire Center

Tuition

$489 USD*

*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Schedule

Saturday April 4, 2020 | 9am – 6pm (doors open at 8:30am for registration)

Sunday April 5, 2020 | 9am – 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

The completion of this two-day course will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification. See here for more information.

Planning for Program

Please check the local weather before heading to program.

During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 2-3 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two to three changes of yoga clothes per day.

You are responsible for maintaining a healthy level of hydration throughout the training. Because you will be continuously sweating and losing fluids throughout asana practice, you should balance this by consistently taking in fluids. In addition to your normal water intake, we strongly suggest that you also drink electrolyte replenishment fluid throughout each day. The amount you will need will vary depending on your size and your activity level. Please note that we do NOT provide Ultima or other powder; you are responsible for bringing a sufficient amount of electrolyte powder with you to maintain healthy hydration.

What to Bring

  • Journal and pen
  • Yoga Props: Mat, Strap, Block
  • Your own hand towels for assisting
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Ultima, Gatorade, or other electrolyte replenishment powder
  • Yoga clothes for two days
  • Snacks / lunch
  • Towel or Yogi Toes for asana practice

Travel And Accommodations

Baptiste does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements.

We recommend Christopherson Business Travel should you wish to book your flights, lodging, or ground transport for your training. www.cbtravel.com

If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute will not be liable for reimbursement for any travel costs or accommodations.

Registration is open for Nashville, TN

open now

Apr 25, 2020 - Apr 26, 2020

Buffalo, NY

Power Yoga Buffalo

$489 USD

Buffalo, NY | Power Yoga Buffalo

Tuition

$489 USD*

*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Schedule

Saturday April 25, 2020 | 9am – 6pm (doors open at 8:30am for registration)

Sunday April 26, 2020 | 9am – 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

The completion of this two-day course will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification. See here for more information.

Planning for Program

Please check the local weather before heading to program.

During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 2-3 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two to three changes of yoga clothes per day.

You are responsible for maintaining a healthy level of hydration throughout the training. Because you will be continuously sweating and losing fluids throughout asana practice, you should balance this by consistently taking in fluids. In addition to your normal water intake, we strongly suggest that you also drink electrolyte replenishment fluid throughout each day. The amount you will need will vary depending on your size and your activity level. Please note that we do NOT provide Ultima or other powder; you are responsible for bringing a sufficient amount of electrolyte powder with you to maintain healthy hydration.

What to Bring

  • Journal and pen
  • Yoga Props: Mat, Strap, Block
  • Your own hand towels for assisting
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Ultima, Gatorade, or other electrolyte replenishment powder
  • Yoga clothes for two days
  • Snacks / lunch
  • Towel or Yogi Toes for asana practice

Travel And Accommodations

Baptiste does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements.

We recommend Christopherson Business Travel should you wish to book your flights, lodging, or ground transport for your training. www.cbtravel.com

If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute will not be liable for reimbursement for any travel costs or accommodations.

Registration is open for Buffalo, NY

opens soon

May 16, 2020 - May 17, 2020

Columbus, OH

GIVE Yoga

To be announced

Columbus, OH | GIVE Yoga

Tuition

$489 USD*

*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Schedule

Saturday May 16, 2020 | 9am – 6pm (doors open at 8:30am for registration)

Sunday May 17, 2020 | 9am – 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

The completion of this two-day course will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification. See here for more information.

Planning for Program

Please check the local weather before heading to program.

During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 2-3 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two to three changes of yoga clothes per day.

You are responsible for maintaining a healthy level of hydration throughout the training. Because you will be continuously sweating and losing fluids throughout asana practice, you should balance this by consistently taking in fluids. In addition to your normal water intake, we strongly suggest that you also drink electrolyte replenishment fluid throughout each day. The amount you will need will vary depending on your size and your activity level. Please note that we do NOT provide Ultima or other powder; you are responsible for bringing a sufficient amount of electrolyte powder with you to maintain healthy hydration.

What to Bring

  • Journal and pen
  • Yoga Props: Mat, Strap, Block
  • Your own hand towels for assisting
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Ultima, Gatorade, or other electrolyte replenishment powder
  • Yoga clothes for two days
  • Snacks / lunch
  • Towel or Yogi Toes for asana practice

Travel And Accommodations

Baptiste does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements.

We recommend Christopherson Business Travel should you wish to book your flights, lodging, or ground transport for your training. www.cbtravel.com

If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute will not be liable for reimbursement for any travel costs or accommodations.

Registration will open soon

open now

May 30, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

$489 USD

Tuition

$489 USD*

*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Schedule

Saturday May 30, 2020 | 9am – 6pm (doors open at 8:30am for registration)

Sunday May 31, 2020 | 9am – 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

The completion of this two-day course will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification. See here for more information.

Planning for Program

Please check the local weather before heading to program.

During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 2-3 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two to three changes of yoga clothes per day.

You are responsible for maintaining a healthy level of hydration throughout the training. Because you will be continuously sweating and losing fluids throughout asana practice, you should balance this by consistently taking in fluids. In addition to your normal water intake, we strongly suggest that you also drink electrolyte replenishment fluid throughout each day. The amount you will need will vary depending on your size and your activity level. Please note that we do NOT provide Ultima or other powder; you are responsible for bringing a sufficient amount of electrolyte powder with you to maintain healthy hydration.

What to Bring

  • Journal and pen
  • Yoga Props: Mat, Strap, Block
  • Your own hand towels for assisting
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Ultima, Gatorade, or other electrolyte replenishment powder
  • Yoga clothes for two days
  • Snacks / lunch
  • Towel or Yogi Toes for asana practice

Travel And Accommodations

Baptiste does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements.

We recommend Christopherson Business Travel should you wish to book your flights, lodging, or ground transport for your training. www.cbtravel.com

If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute will not be liable for reimbursement for any travel costs or accommodations.

Registration is open for Philadelphia, PA

opens soon

Jun 6, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020

New Orleans, LA

Free To Be Power Yoga

To be announced

New Orleans, LA | Free To Be Power Yoga

Tuition

$489 USD*

*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Schedule

Saturday June 6, 2020 | 9am – 6pm (doors open at 8:30am for registration)

Sunday June 7, 2020 | 9am – 5pm (doors open at 8:30am)

The completion of this two-day course will provide you with 15 elective hours towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Certification. See here for more information.

Planning for Program

Please check the local weather before heading to program.

During program, plan to wear sportswear acceptable for practicing yoga (wicking material) and bring layers to cover up during seated discussion or partner work. There are often 2-3 yoga asana practices throughout the day, so we recommend bringing at least two to three changes of yoga clothes per day.

You are responsible for maintaining a healthy level of hydration throughout the training. Because you will be continuously sweating and losing fluids throughout asana practice, you should balance this by consistently taking in fluids. In addition to your normal water intake, we strongly suggest that you also drink electrolyte replenishment fluid throughout each day. The amount you will need will vary depending on your size and your activity level. Please note that we do NOT provide Ultima or other powder; you are responsible for bringing a sufficient amount of electrolyte powder with you to maintain healthy hydration.

What to Bring

  • Journal and pen
  • Yoga Props: Mat, Strap, Block
  • Your own hand towels for assisting
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Ultima, Gatorade, or other electrolyte replenishment powder
  • Yoga clothes for two days
  • Snacks / lunch
  • Towel or Yogi Toes for asana practice

Travel And Accommodations

Baptiste does not have a group rate set up at a specific hotel, we find that our participants tend to prefer to make their own arrangements.

We recommend Christopherson Business Travel should you wish to book your flights, lodging, or ground transport for your training. www.cbtravel.com

If a program is cancelled due to low enrollment or any other reason, Baptiste Power Yoga Institute will not be liable for reimbursement for any travel costs or accommodations.

Registration will open soon