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ASCENT tO SCORPION: JM Vinyasa 100hr Advanced Teacher TRAining

DATES: JULY 11- AUGUST 6, 2020

Lighthouse Yoga School is excited to announce our first intermediate/advanced 100-hour training, Ascent to Scorpion. Utilizing Jared’s classic JM Vinyasa format we will tailor the sequence to focus on inversions and backbending postures, the building blocks of Scorpion Pose. This training will cover light philosophy and anatomy geared to understanding the mechanics of these postures, as well as learning how to sequence and teach backbends and inversions in a Vinyasa format.

As with all JMY teacher trainings there will be a daily sadhana practice of mantra, pranayama, and meditation. Because this is an intermediate/advanced level training, students are expected to be familiar with mantra and pranayama so that we can do a more dynamic sadhana. This will include learning longer mantras and being comfortable with breath retention.

Ascent to Scorpion is designed to give more seasoned practitioners a chance to fly!

We require that students have previously completed a 100, 200 or 300 hour teacher training with Jared McCann to attend this training. If you have not yet studied with Jared, you may attend the 100hr JM Vinyasa Foundations online training in June in order to be eligible for this training. There will be no exceptions to this rule. We understand that some students may have done multiple other trainings previously, but in order to maintain a high level of learning as well as everyone’s safety, it is important that all students in the group are familiar with the JM Vinyasa system in order to participate. Students who attend both the JM Vinyasa Foundations Training and Ascent to Scorpion will be eligible for a 200hr certification from Yoga Alliance.



Learn to practice and teach intemediate + advanced level JM Vinyasa, with clarity and precision from anywhere in the world with Jared McCann and his team of highly skilled teachers. Immerse in Sadhana, asana class and study advanced asana in-depth from the perspective of practitioner and teacher with Jared. This training will give participants the skills to sequence an intermediate and advanced level class as well as tools to offer students proper drills and techniques to help them safely explore more advanced level asana. Rebecca Causey will take students further down the road of understanding Anatomy + Kineseology as applied to yoga asana and Michael Guiou will dive deep Yoga History and Philosophy. All classes and lectures will take place online via Zoom. Downloadable recordings will be made available to all participants in order to make the training accessible to students in any time zone. Live attendance is encouraged but not required.

 This 100hr backbending and inversions focused training will provide tools and techniques for the following: 

  1. Refine trainee’s own personal asana practice
  2. Learn how to effectively cue + teach an intermediate/advanced JM Vinyasa class 
  3. Understand anatomy + physiology as applied to advanced yoga asana
  4. Incorporate Yoga history + philosophy into practice and teaching
  5. Sustain a regular Sadhana practice with advanced meditation, mantra, pranayama
  6. Study the asanas (postures) in-depth with daily posture clinics, including how to use breath and bandhas to increase stability, strength and awareness.

Upon completing the course, students seeking in 100hr Yoga Alliance credits must submit a 15 minute video demonstrating their ability to teach a prescribed section of the JM Vinyasa class. We will grade and send feedback on the sequence and the video. Homework must be submitted within 1 month of completing the training and requires an additional $50 processing fee paid directly to Lighthouse Yoga School at the time of submission for the time spent grading and giving feedback. This is required for YA certification, though all students who participate and complete the contact hours will receive a JMY certificate of completion. 


Saturdays: 9am-6pm EST (July 11, 18, 25 + August 1)

Sundays: 9am-6pm EST (July 12, 19, 26 + August 2)

Tuesdays: 9am-2pm EST  (July 14, 21, 28 + August 4)

Thursdays: 9am-12pm EST (July 16, 23, 30 + August 6)

Saturdays + Sundays:

  • 9:00-11am: Lecture (Yoga Philosophy / Anatomy / Posture Clinic)
  • 11:45am-12:45pm: Sadhana (meditation/mantra/pranayama practice)
  • 1:00-3:00pm: JM Vinyasa practice with Jared
  • 3:00-4:00pm: break
  • 4:00-6pm: Lecture (Yoga Philosophy / Anatomy / Posture Clinic)

Tuesdays + Thursdays:

  • 9am-10am: Group Discussion / Q+A (time to ask questions regarding the previous weekend’s lectures and posture clinics)
  • 10:05am-11:05am: Group Discussion / Q+A 
  • 11:15am-12:00pm (12:15pm Thursdays): Sadhana (meditation/mantra/pranayama practice)
  • 12pm-2pm (Tuesdays) JM Vinyasa practice with Jared

Students seeking YA certification are also required to practice the JM Vinyasa sequence by attending live classes taught by Lighthouse teachers (or using a recording of a previous class) two additional times per week. A class pass is included in the cost of tuition so that students may take any class with any LH teacher during the training. 

A digital training manual will be provided. Live attendance is encouraged for all sessions when possible but not required.



Early Bird: $1200 (Apply + Pay in full by June 10— save $300!)

Regular Rate: $1499 (Apply after June 10 — total payment due by June 30).

**All students that also attend the online JM Vinyasa Foundations training will receive $200 off this Int/Advanced Training (early bird or regular rate).

For all rates, a $300 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of sign up. Remainder of payment is due by the dates listed for the corresponding rate. All tuition payments are non-refundable once the training has commenced. 


We strive to make this training available to as many students as possible, regardless of finances. If you are unable to afford our regular tuition rates, you may apply for one of our scholarship options:

Silver Scholarship: $1000 (2 positions available)

Gold Scholarship: $800 (2 positions available)

Diamond Scholarship: $100 (1 position available)

Scholarship applications are due by June 5 and recipients will be notified of their placement by June 10th. Due to the large number of scholarship applications we receive, a $30 application processing fee will be due when you submit your application. If you are awarded a scholarship, this fee will be put towards the cost of tuition. If you are not awarded a scholarship, payment plans will also be available. 

Contact rebecca@lighthouseyogaschool.com for any questions regarding the training.

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