Continuing Education for Yoga Teachers: Poetry of Body and Mind

Poetry of Body and Mind

Clarify your path as a progressive yoga teacher

September 28th – October 4th, 2019 from 9:00 till 17:30

at Zen Yoga By Dynamic Mindfulness Studio

‘Poetry of Body and Mind’ is 50-hour teacher training module, a part of Dynamic Mindfulness 300-hour yoga teacher training that can be taken separately as continuing education for yoga teachers.

  • Learn latest topics in mindful assisting
  • explore different approaches to mind-body awareness and sensitivity to the energetic body
  • practice DM signature sequences
  • gain a deeper understanding of Buddhist psychology and meditation and know how to apply it in both your personal life and in your teaching
  • know how to navigate contemporary body pedagogics and body politics.

Training is in English.

Early Bird Price 1000 Euros, valid till August 1st
Regular Tuition: 1200 Euros
Payment plan available upon request.

*‘Poetry of Body and Mind’ training does not lead to an Advanced Level Certification.


A state-sponsored stipend of 500 EUR (Bildungprämie) is available for this training module.

You can also apply for paid holidays (Bildungsulraub).

Daily Schedule Monday to Friday

09:00 – 10:00 Meditation

9:15 – 10:45 Movement Lab: Dynamic Mindfulness core sequences: EARTH, WATER, FIRE and AIR.

11:00 – 12:30 Theoretical Session

  • Ideokinesis and how to translate biomechanics into the poetry of movement.
  • What is energy and how to work with it?
  • Science of Empathy and Setting Boundaries.

12:30 – 14:00 lunch break

14:00 – 17:30 Lectures on Buddhism with David Listen

  • Three Dharma Seals
  • Buddhist Analysis and Modern Psychology: 5 Skandhas, Consciousness and Karma
  • Perspectives on Mindfulness – from Sattipatana Sutra to Harvard Medical School
  • Four Brahma Viharas: Loving Kindness, Patience and Sympathetic Joy, and Equanimity
  • Chan Buddhism

Weekend seminar:

Mindful Assisting Training with Tatjana Mesar

In this weekend training, Tatjana will guide you through the latest topics and practices of hands-on assisting that are consent-based and trauma-sensitive. Click here for the detailed program.

Reading to complete before this module:

  • Thich Nhat Hanh: Understanding Our Mind