IYI 302 Teacher Training  – The Rocket ® Take off – Cancun

Lead Instructor: Liliana Mejia

The IYI 302 Course, The Rocket® Take Off, is offered to those who have laid the foundation of the Rocket® by graduation of the IYI 200 Hr. Teacher Training and/or the IYI 301 The Rocket® Foundations Course.  Once the main ingredients of the It’s Yoga System have been firmly established, participants are prepared for “take off!” Learn the mechanics, routines, transitions, and methods that have advanced students worldwide to fly, on and off the mat.

The course is offered in a 10 Day format, with one day of rest.  100 Hrs. are granted towards the IYI 300 Hr./500 Hr. Registrations.

It’s Yoga, was founded in 1989 by Larry Schultz, a student of Sri K. Patthabi Jois; was the original Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga studio in San Francisco and has since graduated over 5000 students around the globe from our affiliated It’s Yoga Centers. Larry and It’s Yoga created The Rocket® routines, inspired by the time as the yoga teacher to The Grateful Dead. We are honored to offer daily classes and trainings worldwide!

Program Components

  • Breathing and Tempo inside Transitions
  • Bandhas for Real
  • Drishti to advance Asanas
  • Spinal Integrity and Stacking Principles
  • Abdominal strength and control
  • Practice drills
  • Adjustments
  • Sequencing The Rocket® by days of the week – The It’s Yoga System
  • Selections from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Philosophy and History of The Rocket®

Mechanics of Flight

  • Weight transfer into the hands
  • Floating with control
  • Inversions and handstands from standing postures
  • Arm balances and inversions from seated postures
  • Creating fluid movement throughout your practice
  • Slowing down the Rocket ®
  • Yin Yoga Introduction

Asanas of The Rocket®

  • Mukta Hasta Sirsasana
  • Pincha Mayurasana
  • Adho Mukha Vrksasana
  • Bakasana
  • Eka Pada Bakasana
  • Koundinyasana
  • Astavakrasana
  • Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana


Full Tuition:  $ 1,650.00 USD

Certification Requirements


Learn Sanskrit names of all 140 Postures of the It’s Yoga System


Scripting The Rocket ® Transitions


Complete written assignments

Written Essays

Practice Teaching/Journaling

History of Ashtanga in the West

Assist classes

You will be assigned to assist classes being taught by senior instructors. You will be required to give physical adjustments and answer questions at the beginning and end of class.

Sample Schedule

7:30 – 9am Morning Practice
9 – 10am Journals/Breakfast
10 – 12:30pm Practicum 1
12:30 – 2pm Lunch and Free Time
2 – 4pm Practicum 2
4 – 5:30pm Rocket Practice


IYI302 Mar 30th, Apr 8th 2020



IYI 200 Hr. Teacher Training and/or the IYI 301 The Rocket ® Foundations Course, enthusiasm
and commitment.


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