Forrest Yoga 6-Day CET for Teachers, Effective Coaching and Teaching, with Heidi Sormaz and Denise Hopkins, online

Continuing Education

Event details

  • Live Online
  • 01-02-2021 6:15 to 01-10-2021 17:30
  • Heidi Sormaz

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January 2-4, January 8-10, 2021

Registration closes on December 31st

Taught by Forrest Yoga Guardian Teachers
Heidi Sormaz and Denise Hopkins

Who is this training for?

The Forrest Yoga® Continuing Education for Effective Coaching and Teaching is a 6-day training designed for Forrest Yoga® Teachers (and other 200HR teachers) who want to assist Forrest Yoga® Teacher Trainings, those interested in teaching others how to teach, and those wanting to up-level their teaching and assisting skills. The aim of the training is to make you a more skillful, compassionate, and intelligent coach and teacher, so you are better equipped to deal with whatever challenges you and your students may face.


* 46-hour credit towards the 300-Hour Forrest Yoga® Advanced Teacher Training.
* Awarded Forrest Yoga Level 3 Certification if you have finished the Level 2 Homework and the Forrest Yoga Mentorship Program
* Eligible to assist Forrest Yoga® Teacher Trainings
* Fulfill your requirements for the 300-Hour Forrest Yoga Advanced Teacher Training program. This CET is a module of the 300-Hour training program.


There are 2 different enrollment types in this training: Lead Assistant or Assistant.
Lead Assistant spots are limited to 3. The requirement to enroll as a Lead Assistant is that you must have previously assisted a Forrest Yoga Weekend Workshop. No assisting experience is required for an Assistant spot.


You must be a graduate of the 200-Hour Forrest Yoga® Foundation Teacher Training or a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training of a different lineage.

Course Description

This training teaches Assistants how to coach and teach trainees within the Forrest Yoga® teacher training curriculum. You will learn and practice coaching techniques including how to give teaching feedback, how to work with triggers and challenges that trainees face, and how to coach hands-on assists. Most importantly, you will learn how to create and hold a safe space for learning and growing. This training is a module of the 300-Hour Forrest Yoga Advanced Teacher Training, a training that is open to yoga teachers of any background or style. Completion of this module will help you gain your 300-Hour advanced teaching certification with Forrest Yoga.

Daily Schedule

Each day starts off with a ceremony involving meditation to set the intent for the day and create the space for healing and connection, followed by a 2-hour intensive that will create a heightened sense of physical, emotional and spiritual awareness while challenging every muscle and cell in your body. Through a carefully sequenced Forrest Yoga asanas, you can open to amazing depths. You will leave feeling cleansed, refreshed and alive. The intensives are a sanctuary where you can go beyond your perceived limitations. Injuries and special needs are addressed so that each trainee experiences these classes as part of his or her own healing practice. The afternoon sessions focus on teaching you how to be an effective coach and teacher. Lead Assistants in Training also participate in the early morning practice prior to the Morning Intensive.

Hours (EST):
Morning: 9 AM – 11:30 PM
Afternoon: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Lead Assist Spot includes 6:15 – 8:30 AM Practice Session

Investment in Yourself:
Standard pricing USD 800.
Lead Assistant Spot USD 1100.

About the instructors:

Heidi Sormaz, Ph.D. (Level 5 Certified Forrest Yoga Teacher and Forrest Yoga Gaurdian, E-RYT 500) and Denise Hopkins (Level 5 Certified Forrest Yoga Teacher, Forrest Yoga Guardian, E-RYT 500) have each assisted Ana Forrest in numerous teacher trainings and national workshops across the country. Heidi was one of the 1st Forrest Yoga teachers authorized by Ana Forrest to teach the 200-hour Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training and 9-day Forrest Yoga Advanced Teacher Training.

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