Move From Your Center. Teach From Your Soul.
200Hr Certification Journey
Are you ready to:
- Establish a Daily Movement Meditation Practice
- Find Your Teaching Voice
- Support Others In Their Transformation
- Enjoy The Healing Benefits Of Yoga & Dance
- Develop Your Leadership Skills
- Make Money Teaching What You Love
- Be A Member of A Global Movement to Change the World?
If you said “YES”
to one or more of these questions, then the HoopYogini™ Online Teacher Training Program is for you!
“I can’t say enough how grateful and happy I am that I found this program! It’s been so valuable for so many things in my life, I feel more focussed, centred, organised, connected, strong but flexible, grateful and happy. Every time I work my body and mind through the practice I’m able to learn something new and I’m growing. Every part of it mirrors something I can work on to get even more balanced in my life. It’s just perfect for me! No other practice gives me this deep understanding of body and mind as a unit and how important a flexible body is for a flexible mind.”
Isla Fabu, HoopYogini Teacher Trainee, Fiber Worker, New Zealand
- 18 HoopYogini™ Moves
- Three (3) HoopYogini™ Teaching Flows
- Spinal Awakening Series
- From The Core Series
- Integrative Cool Down Series
- The Seven (7) Holistic™ Components of HoopYogini
- The True Definition of Yoga
- Energetic Anatomy
- Yogic Philosophy
- How to Meditate – both seated and moving
- How to Dance Gracefully with Your Hoop & In Your Life
- How to Be Fit and Happy
- How to Teach Anyone How to Hoop
- How to Make Hoops Ideal for HoopYogini™ Classes
- How to Teach Classes with Multiple Level Learners
- How to Sequence Classes, Workshops & Demos
- How to Inspire Deep Inquiry through Play & Movement
- Powerful Breathwork Practices
- Progressions, Modifications, Variations & Troubleshoots
- Transformational Instructional Language
- Verbal Cueing Skills
- How to Build a Business Teaching
- How to Market Your Classes
“WONDERFUL training – I only recently started but absolutely loving it already!! 💗Feeling welcomed and supported and part of the HoopYogini family already. I come from mostly a hooping background with a small bit of yoga experience. Both Jocelyn and my mentor, Adriana have such inspiring and supportive ways of teaching, speaking and presenting information. In such a short time I’ve learned so much more about yoga philosophy and practice. I want to share the joy and wellness HoopYogini brings and feel like this is exactly what I should be doing. Worth every penny!!!”
Sherri Roesberg, HoopYogini Teacher Trainee, Founder of Spin Bliss Hoops
A four month (16 week) journey + three bonus weeks
What You Receive:
- Downloadable Manuals (over 300 pages plus informative and inspiring articles)
- Over 25 Instructional Videos
- Teaching Scripts
- Required Reading Lists
- Two (2) 30 minute Coaching Calls with a HoopYogini Master Trainer
- Weekly Email Connections with your Mentor (up to 16 correspondences)
- Weekly Video Q & A from March 21 – August 21, 2019
- Monthly Video Convergences starting September 2019
- Encouragement & Mentorship
- Certification Upon Successful Course Completion
Enroll today and start with the bonus module, “Establish Yourself”, as a way to activate your seated and movement meditation practice, assess your life and note where you need to make space for this training. You will also be asked to target and identify your preferred graduation date.
You will also receive a required reading list and five foundational instructional videos.
Modules and weekly lessons delivered March 1 – August 21, 2019. Live components and video convergences start March 21, 2019. You have lifelong access to the course curriculum and classrooms. Complete the course at your own pace.
How it Works:
- The training curriculum is delivered through four modules.
- Each module includes lessons.
- Within each weekly lesson you will find details on:
- what to study in your manual
- required reading pages in additional texts
- instructional videos teaching you how to teach moves and poses.
- Before going on to the next week of lesson content, you’ll complete a quiz/review.
Jocelyn Gordon your program is so complete. So professional, yet intimate. So well thought-out to treat teachers and their students as WHOLE people.
Rudi Rudolph, LMT & 200RYT
“Girl it is as if you ARE facilitating this HYOTT in person. The manual, resources, the q&a, your inquiry and so much more is on point! Seriously.“
Betsaida Velez, Early Childhood Educator, Certified Kids Yoga Instructor
The Four Modules:
Module 1: 6 Weeks – Weeks 1 through 6
Seven Holistic Components of HoopYogini™ & Spinal Awakening Series
Learn the foundational philosophy and components of HoopYogini™ as a holistic fitness practice. Experience Centered Pose, the primary posture of the HoopYogini™ curriculum. Practice and learn how to teach the HoopYogini™ Spinal Awakening Series, a doctor approved flow that incorporates six standing postures and utilizes the hoop in the hand as a resistance tool that stretches and strengthens the body. Link each posture into a flowing dance. Build balanced strength, tone the core and improve your posture.
Module 2: 4 Weeks – Weeks 7 through 10
From The Core
Practice and learn how to teach the HoopYogini™ From The Core series, a flow that expands on the centering flow of the Spinal Awakening Series by adding dynamic on-body waist hooping. Explore the hoop on the body as a massage, fitness and meditation that burns 400-600 calories an hour, provides a full body workout, builds a detoxifying heat and helps you develop the fitness required to live the life of your dreams. Learn how to link each move into a flowing dance with graceful on and off-body transitions.
Module 3: 2 Weeks – Weeks 11 and 12
Integrative Cool Down
Practice and learn how to teach the HoopYogini™ Integrative Cool Down, a six posture standing flow exploring familiar Hatha Yoga postures such as Wide Leg Forward Fold, Triangle Pose and Pyramid Pose. Discover how to close your classes with inspiring and reflective language that helps practitioners take the benefits of their practice out into the world.
Module 4: 4 Weeks – Weeks 13 through 16
Get Yourself Out There – How To Set Up and Market Your Classes
Identify your area of expertise. Write a compelling bio. Discover your target market and learn how to reach them. Receive guidance and templates on how to approach yoga and dance studios, schools, gyms, festivals, corporations and more. Includes downloadable content such as a class preparation checklist and a workshop flier template.
“I felt that I had a fear of speaking and being in front of people, yet through this journey (HoopYogini™ Teacher Training), it actually opened up my voice and made me feel that I could do this. The training pushed me past some of the blocks that I had.”
Rachel Harvey-Jones, Certified Instructor, Entrepreneur & Wellness Educator
Bonus Week Content:
Bonus Week 1
Set your intentions and goals for completing this training. Identify your “Why” and your “Vision”. Learn how to create space in your environment and life for daily HoopYogini™ practice. Identify obstacles to practice and opportunities for fulfillment.
Bonus Week 2
An Introduction to Teaching HoopYogini™ to Children & Teens
Receive modifications on how to teach HoopYogini™ to children and teens. Learn how to create classroom synergy. Receive tools and strategies that address distractions and non-participation. Develop creative incentives for classroom engagement.
Bonus Week 3
An Introduction to Teaching HoopYogini™ to Seniors
Receive modifications on how to adapt HoopYogini™ for Seniors. Learn modifications so the elder community can enjoy and benefit from the joint freeing and postural support exercises inherent in HoopYogini™.
HoopMaker University (value $250)
All your questions answered about how to make hoops. 25+ how to video tutorials plus education on hoop type and materials, rivets, drilling and much more. Content structured from beginners to advanced hoop makers.
Hoop Cubed Teacher Training (value $250)
HoopYogini Master Trainer, Heather Says, is also the Creatrix and Founder of Hoop Cubed. This bonus training provides you with 26 on and off-body hoop dance moves that you can integrate into your HoopYogini classes. Through video instruction and downloadable PDFs, you will learn how to teach each move. Included are three hoop dance combinations and two four week hoop dance lesson plans, plus guidance on how to create your own lesson plans.
“All of you have been so supportive and I’ve been blessed to learn so much through this program.”
Cheryl Kilper, 200RYT & HoopYogini™ Certified Instructor
Each week, email your Mentor or post your questions and insights in our private Facebook group. Your tuition includes 16 emails with your Mentor.
Peer support is a powerful motivator for success! Connect with another teacher trainee, organize weekly check-ins and monthly calls to encourage and inspire each other from keeping a daily practice to scheduling and submitting certification review videos.
Weekly Video Convergences
During our Spring 2019 training journey that starts March 21, we will gather weekly via zoom.us to discuss current course lessons and to open a forum for deep dives into effective teaching, personal development and marketing.
Monthly Video Gatherings
Once a month up to our Spring 2019 session and for each month after the session completes, we will gather via live video conferencing. This is your time to refine your postures and delivery of the empowering HoopYogini™ instructional language. Demonstrate your skills, request feedback, troubleshoot challenges and go deeper into each move. Jocelyn and HoopYogini™ Master Trainers will give you real time support. You will also get to “see” your fellow Trainees and connect from all over the globe.
Sutra Talks via Facebook Live
10 weeks during our Spring 2019 session where we go live in our private Facebook portal for discussions on The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and how to apply the wisdom of the yamas and niyamas to our relationships, self-care practices and class offerings.
“I love From the Core! What a great workout! I’m also loving this daily practice, feeling so much more grounded in my flow and daily life in general. P.S. the phone calls are amazing, thank you.”
Genevieve Mac, Women’s Health Advocate, HoopYogini™ Certified Instructor and Dance Teacher at Warrior Woman Wellness
Creator of HoopYogini™ and Bhakti Boogie® Yoga. Jocelyn is a lifelong dancer and has been a Yoga and Massage Therapist and Instructor since 1997. Jocelyn has been featured in Yoga International, The Washington Post, Origin Magazine, Heart & Soul Magazine, Conscious Dancer Magazine and more. You have seen her on The Dr. Oz Show, on Fox 5 in Washington D.C. and as the lead instructor in the Gaiam produced HoopFit DVD with Academy Award winning actress, Marisa Tomei. She tours with Wanderlust Yoga Festivals and is called a “Yoga Rebel” by Yoga Journal (May 2015 issue).
Founder of GlitterHoopz and Co-Founder of the wildly popular Infinite Circles Facebook community, former high school History Teacher specializing in adapting the HoopYogini™ curriculum for different communities (kids, elders, etc) and those with special needs. Lori has lost 50 lbs teaching HoopYogini™.
HoopYogini Director Of Mentorship & Student Success, Early Childhood Educator, Founder of Flow Vixen Fitness and the very first HoopYogini™ Certified Instructor! Nicole is a fire performer and an inspired educator with a knack for goal setting and helping you stay consistent with your practice.
Founder of Hula Nation, Dream Catcher Maker, Fine Artist and teacher of HoopYogini™ for over four years. Isamar is a lover of life and beauty. She will inspire your creativity and will help you move beyond your perceived obstacles.
Heather Says, Founder of HoopCubed (Texas), graduate of the first HoopYogini™ Online Teacher Training, Burlesque Dancer and HoopYogini Social Media Queen. Heather is loved by all and will help you find your voice as a teacher as she mentors you into creating teaching opportunities in your community and beyond.
HoopYogini Project Manager, Quantum Law Of Attraction Coach and Founder of Reconéctate Retreats, Adriana will help you stay on task as she inspires you into joyful action.
Founder of Bambole Arte and Co-Producer of Crio Bambole Brazilian Hoop Dance Festival. Pitila supports you with decades of experience and enthusiasm for the yogic arts including aerial and traditional hatha yoga. Mentors in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Venetria “Hula Roots” Benitez
Venetria helps you posture up encouraging you into daily gratitude, intention setting and mindset upgrades. She is a belly dancer, community activist and alkaline living expert. Ask her how HoopYogini changed her life.
“Wow! This is ALL so exciting! The entire HoopYogini™ process has been amazing to me…. what I’ve learned, the ladies I’ve ‘met’, I never imagined this would be the type of knowledge my heart and soul AND mind would be absorbing. Simply amazing. Thank you so much for every single step of it.”
Jennyfer Rowe, Hoop Dance & Fitness Instructor at HoopWorks
Certification is delivered upon successful completion of online coursework and quizzes/reviews, turning in of all assignments, and satisfactory demonstration of teaching (via videos – see below).
Successful demonstration of your teaching ability will be expressed through two videos that you’ll be required to turn in. A HoopYogini™ Master Trainer will review and return feedback on your teaching. You will also post two videos of yourself engaged in Alchemy & Flow – you linking each move and posture into a flowing dance – within our private Facebook group.
Although this is a four month, self-paced training, we would like to see you complete your certification by or before September 1, 2019.
Your certification is valid for up to two years, after that, you’ll need to provide proof of continuing education in group fitness, yoga, hula hooping, meditation or the like. This is to ensure that you’re advancing your studies and embodiment of holistic wisdom.
When you enroll in the HoopYogini™ Online Teacher Training, a portion of your tuition goes to provide maternity health care for an Indonesian woman being nurtured at the Yayasan Bumi Sehat founded by Ibu Robin Lim.
Your contribution through this training covers her full maternity visits and midwifery birth costs.
“The course is a lot of fun and I’m really loving learning about how the body functions. Also, you weren’t kidding about how amazing it feels to do the spinal awakening series daily… I feel incredibly more energized and present than before.”
McKenzie Scott, HoopYogini Certified Instructor
Frequently Asked Questions:
Do I need internet to participate in this course?
Yes, you’ll need a good wifi connection to access your membership portal, classroom and video conferences. You can download the course manuals, videos and other related content to your computer, phone or other smart device.
What are the course pre-requisites?
You must be 16 years or older to register. Regarding your Hoop and Yoga experience:
If you’re an experienced Hooper, you’ll need to have 10 hours of yoga practice before starting the training. You can easily acquire these now by attending live classes at a local studio or following online with online classes. There are many free options available online.
If you’re an experienced Yoga Practitioner, you’ll need to be able to hoop on your waist and you’ll need at least 10 hours experience in the hoop before the online classroom opens. That said, if you can already hoop on your waist, you can register and follow along with the HoopYogini™ Spinal Awakening Series instructional videos that are made accessible immediately upon registering for the HoopYogini™ Online Teacher Training.
How long is the training?
The course is designed as a four (4) month (16 weeks) journey plus three bonus weeks. That said, you have lifelong access to the course content and classrooms.
What do I receive when I register?
Upon registration, you immediately receive access to your membership portal, the Bonus Video – “How To Prepare For Your Teacher Training”, the Bonus Module – “Establish Yourself”, the Required Reading Lists and five instructional videos to get you started.
When does the training start?
You can get started immediately upon enrollment!
When does the training end?
The course is designed as a four (4) month (16 weeks) journey plus three bonus weeks. That said, you have lifelong access to the course content and classrooms.
What is the weekly training commitment?
The course will require about seven hours a week to fulfil your daily practice, view instructional videos, read and complete the review quiz provided at the end of each week.
How long do I have to turn in my assignments and complete the course?
The course is designed as a four (4) month (16 weeks) journey plus three bonus weeks. That said, you have lifetime access to the course content and classrooms. We would like to see you complete the training by September 1 2019.
How do I get certified?
Certification is awarded upon successful completion of online coursework and quizzes/reviews, turning in of all assignments, satisfactory demonstration of teaching, and fulfillment of the training tuition.
What is the tuition?
Tuition is $1999 (best value saving you over $200)
Payment plan option of four monthly payments of $555.
Enrollment closes March 19, 2019.
How soon can I start teaching?
At Week 8 of the course, you can submit the first of two certification videos for our review. You will receive extensive feedback and if my training team gives you the full “YES,” you can start teaching HoopYogini at the Spinal Awakening Series Level, allowing you to start earning your tuition back as you continue with the full Level 1 certification journey.
Is this an 200 RYT Training?
Please note that although you’ll receive well over 200 hours of training in this online program, this is not a 200Hr Registered Yoga Alliance Training (RYT). Yoga Alliance requires that at least 80% of their Registered programs, are facilitated live and in-person. That said, if you are an RYT, you can submit your participation in this training for 20 continuing education units.
Many of our graduates who are certified yoga instructors have stated that the HoopYogini™ Teacher Training is just as, if not more thorough than the training they received in an in-person 200hr RYT immersion. If you’re not yet an RYT certified yoga teacher, the HoopYogini™ will thoroughly prepare you for ongoing and advanced continuing education in the yogic arts.
Is this training accredited by ACE & AFAA?
Although not guaranteed, you may be able to submit your HoopYogini™ Certification for continuing education units from accrediting agencies such as AFAA and ACE.
Is there anything I should consider about my physical fitness?
Consult with your physician and medical team before starting a new fitness program. Your purchase of and enrollment in this course is your personal statement that you are fit and sound in health, body and mind to partake in and complete this certification training. Upon purchase, you consent that HoopYogini™, Jocelyn Gordon, LoveMovement Healing Arts, partners, teachers and agents assume no responsibility for personal injury through the use of this program and associated products. Tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.
“Wow! HoopYogini has given me a new found love for my hoop and has given me a way to spread this love with the world. This beautiful practice saved me during one of the toughest transformations in my life and will always hold a special place in my heart. The teacher training was so much fun and encouraged me to do some deep internal work on myself. After completing teacher training, Jocelyn helped fulfill one of my biggest dreams. She set me up with Wanderlust to teach HoopYogini!!! I”m still shocked and feel so blessed to have been a part of the experience.Since, then I have gained confidence to teach classes in Asheville North Carolina and local festivals. Hoopyogini continues to bring me to unbelievable places and to magical people. Thank you Jocelyn and mentor Lori!”
Emily Wood, HoopYogini Certified Instructor, Veterinarian
21 Day Refund Policy: If you fully participate in this training by completing a minimum of two weekly lessons and quizzes and being engaged in our private Facebook group, plus, you've connected with your Mentor and yet you don’t feel I’ve fulfilled my promises, I will refund 100% of your registration fee.