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Yoga Teacher Training

Course Descriptions and Info-Sessions

VIRTUAL Free Info-Session: 200hr Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training + 300hr Mentorship 2023 WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: December 08 2022 TO December 08 2022 From: 8:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

FREE Virtual Info SessionJoining a yoga teacher training can be an amazing, life-transforming experience... but it's a big commitment! We want to make sure that you have the chance to ask all the questions you may have before joining our BILINGUAL 200h Yoga Alliance YTT or our 300h Mentorship, starting April 2023. FREE VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSIONS: - November 10th, 2022, 8-9pm- December 8th 2022, 8-9 pm- January 12th 2023, 8-9 pm- February 9th 2022, 8-9 pm- March 16th 2022, 8-9 pm At this VIRTUAL information session, you will have the opportunity to meet the lead instructor, Rozel Gonzales as well as other members of the Energie EnCorps community who have completed this yoga teacher training. A great opportunity to mix and mingle with other yoga enthusiasts and teachers to learn about our program, our philosophy, and our style of teaching. Feel our vibe at the studio... and see if this is what you are looking for! To learn more about our West Island Montreal Yoga teacher training: https://energieencorps.com/yoga-teacher-training-energie.../ You will recieve the info session zoom link upon registration. For more information, call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or email: info@energieencorps.com.  
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VIRTUAL Free Info-Session: 200hr Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training + 300hr Mentorship 2023 WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: January 12 2023 TO January 12 2023 From: 8:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

FREE Virtual Info SessionJoining a yoga teacher training can be an amazing, life-transforming experience... but it's a big commitment! We want to make sure that you have the chance to ask all the questions you may have before joining our BILINGUAL 200h Yoga Alliance YTT or our 300h Mentorship, starting April 2023. FREE VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSIONS: - November 10th, 2022, 8-9pm- December 8th 2022, 8-9 pm- January 12th 2023, 8-9 pm- February 9th 2022, 8-9 pm- March 16th 2022, 8-9 pm At this VIRTUAL information session, you will have the opportunity to meet the lead instructor, Rozel Gonzales as well as other members of the Energie EnCorps community who have completed this yoga teacher training. A great opportunity to mix and mingle with other yoga enthusiasts and teachers to learn about our program, our philosophy, and our style of teaching. Feel our vibe at the studio... and see if this is what you are looking for! To learn more about our West Island Montreal Yoga teacher training: https://energieencorps.com/yoga-teacher-training-energie.../ You will recieve the info session zoom link upon registration. For more information, call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or email: info@energieencorps.com.  
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VIRTUAL Free Info-Session: 200hr Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training + 300hr Mentorship 2023 WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: February 09 2023 TO February 09 2023 From: 8:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

FREE Virtual Info SessionJoining a yoga teacher training can be an amazing, life-transforming experience... but it's a big commitment! We want to make sure that you have the chance to ask all the questions you may have before joining our BILINGUAL 200h Yoga Alliance YTT or our 300h Mentorship, starting April 2023. FREE VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSIONS: - November 10th, 2022, 8-9pm- December 8th 2022, 8-9 pm- January 12th 2023, 8-9 pm- February 9th 2022, 8-9 pm- March 16th 2022, 8-9 pm At this VIRTUAL information session, you will have the opportunity to meet the lead instructor, Rozel Gonzales as well as other members of the Energie EnCorps community who have completed this yoga teacher training. A great opportunity to mix and mingle with other yoga enthusiasts and teachers to learn about our program, our philosophy, and our style of teaching. Feel our vibe at the studio... and see if this is what you are looking for! To learn more about our West Island Montreal Yoga teacher training: https://energieencorps.com/yoga-teacher-training-energie.../ You will recieve the info session zoom link upon registration. For more information, call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or email: info@energieencorps.com.  
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VIRTUAL Free Info-Session: 200hr Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training + 300hr Mentorship 2023 WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: March 16 2023 TO March 16 2023 From: 8:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

FREE Virtual Info SessionJoining a yoga teacher training can be an amazing, life-transforming experience... but it's a big commitment! We want to make sure that you have the chance to ask all the questions you may have before joining our BILINGUAL 200h Yoga Alliance YTT or our 300h Mentorship, starting April 2023. FREE VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSIONS: - November 10th, 2022, 8-9pm- December 8th 2022, 8-9 pm- January 12th 2023, 8-9 pm- February 9th 2022, 8-9 pm- March 16th 2022, 8-9 pm At this VIRTUAL information session, you will have the opportunity to meet the lead instructor, Rozel Gonzales as well as other members of the Energie EnCorps community who have completed this yoga teacher training. A great opportunity to mix and mingle with other yoga enthusiasts and teachers to learn about our program, our philosophy, and our style of teaching. Feel our vibe at the studio... and see if this is what you are looking for! To learn more about our West Island Montreal Yoga teacher training: https://energieencorps.com/yoga-teacher-training-energie.../ You will recieve the info session zoom link upon registration. For more information, call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or email: info@energieencorps.com.  
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200 hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training 2023 WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: April 01 2023 TO February 11 2024 From: 7:30 AM TO 4:30 PM

200 hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training with Energie EnCorps owner, Rozel Gonzales (RYT 500)Whether you are interested in becoming a certified yoga teacher or are simply interested in deepening your personal practice, this course is for you. This 11 month-course promises an amazing journey with like-minded souls ready for personal development and growth in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Rozel Biography:Rozel Gonzales, owner of Energie Encorps, brings over 20 years of teaching experience to this teacher training. A traditionally trained Ashtanga instructor, Rozel teaches with compassion and an open-heart, truly there to encourage her students to grow in body, mind, and spirit... teaching from the understanding that yoga is for all. Rozel is passionate about continuous learning and travels each year to attends teacher training, workshops and classes to deepen her practice. Grateful for the teachers in her life, Mark and Shankara Darby and Manju Jois, son of the late Ashtanga guru, Pattabhi Jois, Rozel continues to evolve and change as she meets other amazing teachers along her lifelong journey. In 2017 Rozel became a registered massage therapist and was Roll Model trained to incorporate myofascial release with Yoga TuneUp therapy balls. Each year she is committed to learning more to bring back to her students and to the studio. In 2020, Rozel became an internationally recognized yoga teacher now offering classes on the global OmStars platform in collaboration with Kino MacGregor. Topics to be covered: (Bilingual instruction) The basis of Ashtanga Yoga, sourcing from the Roots. Breath and Vinyasa: Learning the mechanism of breath and its effect on the physical body, on the emotional body, and on the mental body Bandha and posture: Optimizing and understanding bandhas and their effect on one’s body. Bringing this understanding to the various asanas with a clear purpose of circulating the energy flow in the body. Anatomy of Asana: Basic and functional concepts applicable to yoga asana. In-depth analysis of postural alignment. Pranayama: Learn how to introduce basic breathing for any level. Introduction to Meditation: Bringing a meditative state to all our practices, various approaches will be explored. Yoga Philosophy: Readings and discussion on ancient yogic scriptures. Understanding the roots of the yoga practice. Adapting the FLO: Learn to create and structure Vinyasa flows based on Ashtanga for different levels of participants. Modifications: Learn to modify postures to adapt to beginners or students with physical limitations, always keeping safety as the number one priority. Learning to teachThe second half of the year will focus on sharing your practice with others and gaining confidence as a teacher. Peer teaching: Through peer teaching, we will learn about cueing, choice of words, tone of voice, and music selection. Adjustments: Hours of partner work will be spent on learning how to read the imbalances of your students and on how to make the proper adjustments in a safe manner, either through verbal cues or manual adjustments. Therapeutic touch: incorporation of simple massage techniques and therapeutic touch as per Manju Jois' training. Going beyond the mat...Our goal is to open your eyes to yoga but also to other related practices that offer holistic approaches to wellness and related topics. Our training will also include guest presenters: Stéphane Baudin - Yoga + Anatomy Bhaskar Goswami - Yoga Mythology Emilia Arenas - Yoga Sutras Patricia Amado - Life of an Ashtangi Jody Manley - Pranayama and Chanting Teacher Training Schedule 11 weekends of 16 hours PLUS one getaway 3 day retreat weekend. Saturdays and Sundays 7:30 am to 4:30 pm April 1-2 May 20-21 June 3-4 July 8-9 August 12-13 September 22-24 (Centre de Vie Retreat: https://www.centredevie.ca) October 21-22 November 18-19 December 2-3 January 13-14 February 10-11 COVID update: Please note that plans for stability and continuity exist despite the possibility of covid restrictions. Watch these videos to learn more about our YTT program: https://youtu.be/gnOe_zeF6-Ahttps://youtu.be/SHrf-PHm7lEhttps://youtu.be/sZ2rEmcWcgghttps://youtu.be/AAfxXYwGhiEhttps://youtu.be/-H2l3RcBON0 Required reading: Ashtanga Yoga, Gregor Maehle $35The Bhagavad Gita, Stephen Mitchell (also available in French) $18The Yoga Technique Guide, Bruce Bowditch $40The Key Poses of Yoga, Ray Long $43Teaching Beyond the Poses, Sage Rountree $25Energie EnCorps teaching manual $25Energie EnCorps Sequence Card $8 Books will be made available at Energie EnCorps. Books are not included in the tuition. APPLICATION FORM: https://bit.ly/35maxkWCONTRACT FORM: https://bit.ly/2PStDDl   Cost: $3650 (Includes 3-day retreat weekend at Centre de Vie) Spaces are limited. 20 people maximum capacity. Optional: 40% off unlimited EnergiePASS membership at Energie EnCorps for all Teacher Trainees covering the 11-month duration of the course. Payment Options:To reserve your spot for 2023, a $500 non-refundable deposit.Early bird special: $3500 if paid in full before February 25th, 2023 OR Installment plan (via credit card or post-dated cheques) 1st payment: $1650 by March 1st, 2023 2nd payment: $1000 by June 1st, 2023 3rd payment: $1000 by August 1st, 2023 All payments are subject to GST and PST. No refunds will be provided. Missed hours can be made up in the following year's teacher training. Certifications: At the end of the course, students that fulfill all the requirements will receive a 200-hour Certificate of Yoga Training which is recognized by Yoga Alliance. REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: To register online for the EARLY BIRD SPECIAL, click SIGN UP below. To register using the payment plan, please call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or come in person. * Energie EnCorps is one of the very few yoga schools recognized by Revenue Québec as an educational institution. This allows you to deduct your yoga teacher training costs from your provincial income taxes as an educational expense. Need more information? Please feel free to call the studio to sign up for our next free information session: https://bit.ly/3yyLBBT or to book a private meeting with Rozel. (514) 505-9642.
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300h Advanced Yoga Teacher Mentorship 2023 WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: April 01 2023 TO February 11 2024 From: 7:30 AM TO 4:30 PM

The Energie EnCorps yoga mentorship program is designed for anyone who has already completed the Energie EnCorps 200h Yoga Teacher Training and is serious about putting into practice the skills they have learned over the course of the year, in a welcoming and open, community environment. Completing a 200h teacher training program for some people is really only the tip of the iceberg. For many, the first year is simply about absorbing information, being introduced to new ideas and an opportunity to try to learn something new for the first time.As with all things, to become good at something it requires practice and a good mentor to guide you along the way. The YTT mentorship program allows the student to actively participate in current year Ashtanga Vinyasa 200h YTT as a senior student. In this new role, the mentor will be given the opportunity to absorb the subtleties of the practice from a more experienced standpoint and have the chance to practice teaching all they have learned to the new trainees. Every YTT weekend mentees will be partnered with new students allowing them to play an active role in supporting their development. Mentees will be assigned topics to discuss, teach or sharing their experiences with those who are just started. This gives mentees the chance to deepen their knowledge, receive practical experience, and build their confidence. (Bilingual instruction) As a senior student, the emphasis will be on the following: alignment correction hands-on adjustments vinyasa sequencing incorporation of touch (relaxation massage, touch for breath awareness) leading pranayama and meditation restorative yoga exercises and drills to lead up to postures arm-balancing and inversions incorporation of philosophy into dialogue strengthening of verbal cueing and body language managing class environments Guest presenters: Stéphane Baudin - Yoga + Anatomy Bhaskar Goswami - Yoga Mythology Emilia Arenas - Yoga Sutras Patricia Amado - Life of an Ashtangi Jody Manley - Pranayama and Chanting Plus other special guests... PRACTICE AND FEEDBACKSenior students will have the opportunity to teach regular karma classes on the Energie EnCorps schedule, individually or in a team setting. Each mentee will work with the lead instructor to discuss what their individual goals are with respect to their practice. Homework will be assigned each month based on the mentee's individual interests. Breakdown of hours The 300h YTT consists of 200 in-class hours in addition to hours dedicated to homework, karma class, monthly touchpoint meetings with the lead instructor as well as hours dedicated to personal practice. Teacher Training Schedule: 11 weekends of 16 hours PLUS one getaway 3 days retreat weekend. Weekend Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays 7:30am to 4:30pm April 1-2 May 20-21 June 3-4 July 8-9 August 12-13 September 22-24 (Centre de Vie Retreat: https://www.centredevie.ca) October 21-22 November 18-19 December 2-3 January 13-14 February 10-11 COVID update: Please note that plans for stability and continuity exist despite the possibility of covid restrictions. Watch these videos to learn more about our YTT program: https://youtu.be/SHrf-PHm7lE https://youtu.be/sZ2rEmcWcgg https://youtu.be/AAfxXYwGhiE https://youtu.be/-H2l3RcBON0   Reading material: Ashtanga Intermediate Series Yoga, Gregor MaehleYoga Adjustments, Mark StephensTeaching Yoga Beyond the Poses, Sage Rountree Books will be made available at Energie EnCorps. Books are not included in the tuition. APPLICATION FORM: https://bit.ly/35maxkW CONTRACT FORM: https://bit.ly/3vjp4Z5   Cost: $3650 (Includes retreat weekend at Centre de Vie, book costs not included) Spaces are limited. 20-person maximum capacity. Optional: 40% off unlimited EnergiePASS membership at Energie EnCorps for all Teacher Trainees covering the 11-month duration of the course. Payment Options: To reserve your spot for 2023, a $500 non-refundable deposit.Early bird special: $3500 if paid in full before February 25th, 2023 OR Installment Plan (via credit card or post-dated cheques) 1st payment: $1650 by March 1st, 2023 2nd payment: $1000 by June 1st, 2023 3rd payment: $1000 by August 1st, 2023 All payments are subject to GST and PST. No refunds will be provided. Missed hours can be made up in the following year's teacher training. Certifications: At the end of the course, students that fulfill all the requirements will receive a 300-hour Certificate of Yoga Training completion from Energie EnCorps, a Yoga Alliance registered school and designated continuing education provider (YACEP) REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: To register online for the EARLY BIRD SPECIAL, click SIGN UP below. To register using the payment plan, please call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or come in person. * Energie EnCorps is one of the very few yoga schools recognized by Revenue Québec as an educational institution. This allows you to deduct your yoga teacher training costs from your provincial income taxes as an educational expense. * Need more information? Please feel free to call the studio to sign up for a free information session or to book a private meeting with Rozel. (514) 505-9642. For more information about our YTT programs click here: https://bit.ly/3eUuPGQ    
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130h Sadhana Continuing Education and Practice Series 2023 WITH Rozel Gonzales

Date: April 01 2023 TO February 11 2024 From: 8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

130h Sadhana Continuing Education and Practice SeriesSadhana is a Sanskrit term used to refer to a daily spiritual practice. Sadhana represents a disciplined surrendering of the ego, in which the practitioner uses tools such as asana, pranayama, and meditation regularly. The Sadhana Continuing Education and Practice Series are designed for advanced-level yoga students who have completed both the 200h and 300h Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training programs at Energie EnCorps. The philosophy of the Sadhana program is to cultivate consistency and a learning space for our most advanced students. The group would consist of dedicated students committed to the idea of the sangha (community) that practices, shares, and learns together. Discipline is the hardest part of staying on the path of yoga. This group is meant to keep the spirit and fire of yoga alive, to create a sense of community and accountability to one another. It is designed to help one another stay committed and to develop a personal sadhana (practice). This is an ongoing continuous education program that students may participate in year after year. Topics may vary from year to year, but will always be layered upon the principles of Ashtanga Yoga. This is a recognized Yoga Alliance YACEP Continuous Education Program. What is included in this program Continuing Education Program: Advanced-level yoga workshops, clinics, and discussions building upon established principles of the Ashtanga Yoga tradition (primary and intermediate series).  Topics each day will always include asana alignment, adjustments, modifications, progressions, use of props, counter postures, and philosophy. All poses will be presented with accessible options for everyone. The Pillars of the Practice: Energetic lines of Yoga: Practicing and teaching based on the Asthanga principles of energetic pathways. Understanding how this philosophy makes the practice accessible to all. Subtleties of Bandha: As the years go by, the understanding of bandha grows stronger. What does it mean to be connected? Where are the connections? Isometrics, antagonists and agonists to create locks in the body. Using the breath to strengthen and mobilize the deeper layers of bandha. How to move from the outer body to the inner body? How do you communicate these subtle instructions to a student and when is the student ready for this? Pranayama and Meditation: Research and exploration of pranayama sequences and meditation methods from different traditions. Experiment with different methods to cultivate consistent practices for yourself and others.   Cultivating Balance: Yin Yoga and Chinese Meridians: Dive deeper into the world of Yin Yoga. Group exploration of different classes with different teachers. Discussion and experimentation with postures to work therapeutically and to complement a dynamic asana practice. Develop a better understanding of myofascial release and how this can be attained through yoga and other therapies. Incorporation of Chinese Meridien philosophy into class themes and teaching dialogue. Restorative Yoga: Research and exploration of restorative yoga practices. Playful discovery using props, sequencing, and themes. Experimentation to incorporate these teachings into our own personal practice or classes. Dive deep into the dialogue required for a restorative-style class. Yoga Nidra: Group exploration of different classes with different teachers. Discussion and experimentation to incorporate these concepts into our classes. The opportunity to enrich your practice and teaching through sharing with other dedicated yoga practitioners.   Teaching Refinement: Hands-on adjustments:  On-going adjustments clinics and partner work to refine the practice of manual adjustments and bodywork.   Learn to work more closely with students, going deeper into postures with them. Incorporation of simple massage and therapeutic touch techniques to augment the student and teacher dynamic.  Experience and Share Knowledge:  The process of understanding deepens when you have the chance to share your knowledge. We will have the opportunity to share our thoughts and learnings based on shared experiences. (i.e. workshops, books, online classes, presentations) Our discussions will help you to reshape your own practice or teachings. Opportunities will exist to be a guest teacher on YTT weekends, not included in the schedule below. Teaching and receiving feedback:  Experiment with new teaching methods followed by peer feedback and self-reflection exercises. Offering teaching feedback to one another will be a critical part of this year’s program, enabling us to continue to grow. Teaching and assisting opportunities will exist on our weekends or monthly meetups, as well as through optional karma classes, subbing, and group works with newer YTT students. Schedule: Saturdays from 8 am - 4 pm. Each day would include a practice (8-10 am), followed by an in-person workshop and clinic (11-4 pm). April 1: Meet the whole Sangha - all three groups (exception 7h30 - 16h30) May 13: Energetic Lines of Yoga July 15: Subtleties of Bandha September 9: Pranayama Sequencing and Guided Meditation November 3,4,5 (YogaHop! Discover Field Trip) December 2: Yin Yoga and Chinese Meridians - all three groups (exception 7h30 - 16h30) January 20: Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra February 11: Graduation Day (exception 7h30 - 16h30)   COVID update: The option of in-person with social distancing or hybrid classes may be necessary depending on official covid health guidelines. Plans for stability and continuity exist despite the possibility of covid restrictions. Procedural masks and personal disinfectants are required for any activities requiring physical contact. 1 Monthly Mindfulness Meetup: A virtual zoom check-in with the sangha. A way to keep us all connected and encourage one another. The schedule will alternate monthly between open discussions, planned activities, and discussions based on the topics listed above. A detailed list of topics shall be provided for each date. Students will have the opportunity to lead and or present material if desired. A forum to learn from one another. A chance for questions and answers with your teacher. Dates: Apr 11, May 9, Jun 6, July 4, Aug 8, Sept 12, Oct 10, Nov 7, Dec 12, Jan 9, Feb 6 Times: Tuesday, 8 pm - 9:00 pm Commitment to the regular practice of 1-2 times per week. In order for this program to be a success, all participants must be committed to a regular Mysore and/or Ashtanga yoga practice. Additional workshops and presentations (optional):  All Sadhana students are welcome to attend the presentations of our special guests who will speak to our YTT and Mentorship students. The schedule is yet to be finalized. Teachers include Emilia Arenas and Patricia Amado (Miami Life Teachers), Jody Manley (Ashtanga Halifax), Bhaskar Goswami. YogaHop! Discovery Field Trip: The cost of this excursion is not included in the tuition.  Location and duration will be a joint decision based on group interests and budgets. Recommendations include: Toronto, Ontario:  TO YogaHOP!New York, NY: Big Apple YogaHOP!Miami, Florida:  The Miami Life Center ExperienceCleveland, Ohio:  Great Lakes Ashtanga Experience Itinerary planning, coordination with local studios, class reservations, and booking of travel, and accommodation will be managed by Energie EnCorps.  Administration fees have been included in the cost of the tuition. Reading material: (Books not included in tuition) The Art of Vinyasa, Chuck Miller and Mary Taylor The Heart of Yoga, TKV Desikachar The Yoga of Breath: A step-by-step guide to Pranayama, Richard Rosen Yin Yoga, Sarah Clark This program is for you if you: Are committed, willing, and desiring to integrate yoga as a daily part of your life Are willing to practice regularly with the sangha Are willing to receive feedback Are committed to attending all sessions APPLICATION FORM: https://bit.ly/35maxkW CONTRACT FORM: https://bit.ly/3LmMlht  Course Breakdown: 130 hours of YACEP Continuous Education Program Credits90 contact hours and 40 non-contact hours Cost: $1750 + tax Special Offer: 40% off unlimited EnergiePASS membership at Energie EnCorps for all Teacher Trainees covering the 10-month duration of the course. This is highly recommended as regular practice is mandatory for this program. Payment Options: To reserve your spot for 2023, a $500 non-refundable deposit. Early bird special: $1650 if paid in full before March 25, 2023, OR Installment plan (via credit card or post-dated cheques) 1st payment: $ 750 by April 1st, 2023 2nd payment: $500 by June 1st, 2023 3rd payment: $500 by August 1st, 2023   All payments are subject to GST and PST. No refunds will be provided. Missed hours can be made up in the following year's teacher training. Certifications: At the end of the course, students that fulfill all the requirements will receive a 130-hour Certificate of Yoga Training which is recognized by Yoga Alliance. REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: To register online for the EARLY BIRD SPECIAL, click SIGN UP below. To register using the payment plan, please call the studio at (514) 505-9642 or come in person. * Energie EnCorps is one of the very few yoga schools recognized by Revenue Québec as an educational institution. This allows you to deduct your yoga teacher training costs from your provincial income taxes as an educational expense. Need more information? Please feel free to call the studio to sign up for a free information session or to book a private meeting with Rozel. (514) 505-9642.
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