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Have a passion for fitness? Turn it into a career
Photos and Story by James Hill
If you love yoga, have you ever thought of turning your passion into a career? This winter, Portland Community College will provide students with an opportunity to train to be a certified yoga teacher in a new comprehensive course registered through the Yoga Alliance.
The Yoga Teacher Training Workshop will introduce students to all the skills necessary to be an effective yoga teacher. Instructor Jamie Sanchez will cover yoga philosophy, anatomy, alignment/adjustment of postures, chakras and meditation. The workshop will also cover inner peace and connection to the present, pranayama techniques, asanas, teaching skills, class formats, hands-on teaching and more.
The class will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Jan. 8 through June 3, and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 12 through June 7, in Room 004 at the Heritage Building, 3934 N.E. MLK Blvd. Cost is $2,499.
For more information, contact PCC’s Community Education office at (503) 978-5143.