ICYA Training

The International Centered Yoga Association, under Dona Holleman, has activated Training Courses for Centered Yoga Beginner Teachers. The courses are held at Rome by Patrizia Gregori at Centered Yoga Studio Dhyana and at Milan by Francesca Petrilli at Centered Yoga Studio

The Centered Yoga Beginners course lasts three years, and is structured in five weekends a week plus five days, at the end of each year, to spend with Dona Holleman at Soiano del Lago for revision ansd supervision. At the end of three years these days will be dedicated to the final exam to deliver the diploma.

You can access the course by joining the International Centered Yoga Association.
External guests, as occasional practitioners not attending the whole course, are also welcome at the weekend.

Those interested in perfecting more advanced asana and committed to daily practice can, only after supplying the Diploma Centered Yoga Beginners, sequentially access further Intermediate and Advanced courses led by Dona Holleman at Soiano del Lago.

First year: Standing positions, Complete Vajarasana and Virasana cycle, Leg stretching.
The standing positions prepare students for awareness of the role of the force of gravity in relationship with balance, stability and lightness in performing asana. The Vital yoga practice principles applied to standing positions are: rooting, centering, alignment, lengthening.
Second year: Complete Baddhakonasana and Padmasana cycle, Forward positions and Twists.
The sitting positions and twists prepare students for awareness of applying the following the – most magical – Vital practice principles: meditative mind, body relaxation, breathing.
Third year: Upturned positions and arcs.
The upturned positions and arcs prepare students to try their creative, artistic abilities, making the body plastic, the mind elastic.
Calendar of first training year (group 2019-2022)
7-8 dicembre 2019

8-9 February 2020

4-5 April 2020

30-31 May 2020

27-28 June 2020

24-25 October 2020

28-29 November 2020

From 25 to 29 September 2020 Seminar at Soiano del Lago with Dona Holleman to revise and supervise the first year Centered Yoga Beginners programme.
Calendar of second training year (group 2018-2021)
28-29 settembre 2019

23-24 November 2019

25-26 January 2020

28-29 March 2020

16-17 May 2020

19-20 September 2020

14-15 November 2020

From 19 to 23 June 2020 Seminar at Soiano del Lago with Dona Holleman to revise and supervise the second year Centered Yoga Beginners programme.