Yoga Teacher Training - 200 Hours

Whether your looking to share your love of yoga by teaching or simply looking to deepen your personal practice, our 200 hour teacher training program is an exploration of a genuine understanding of yoga through analytical study and hands-on experience. Through this journey we’ll witness the development of practitioners who will teach from a place of knowledge, heart and confidence.

Our the program integrates yoga philosophy, anatomy, physiology, breath work, meditation, ayurveda and asana from a functional movement standpoint; which supports the movement patterns based on real-world situational biomechanics for every body.

Upon completion you’ll emerge with a deeper, more comprehensive understanding of yoga and it’s profound impact on our daily lives.

Learn the fundamentals of a Vinyasa/Flow, Yin, Restorative and Prenatal class:

  • Language, postures & cuing

  • Pose breakdown & analysis for a deeper understanding

  • Learn safe effective class structure

  • Time management within a class for 45min, 60min, 75 min, or 90min

Anatomy, alignment & functional movement in yoga

• Anatomy level 1 – Anatomical Lines & Landmarks: The basics of how to keep

students safe:

• Boney markers of the body

• Lines of the body

• Anatomy of hips, hamstrings, quads (full legs) & common injury/prevention

• Anatomy of shoulders & common injury/prevention

• Anatomy of back & common injury/prevention

Sequencing a safe & effective class:

  • Internals vs. external postures

  • Offering modifications

  • How to demo a pose for students

  • Understanding the tempo of a class

  • The importance of building strength at end range

  • Advanced postures (and what that really means)

The Art of Assisting

• Learn to use your words (cuing) as your biggest assister

• Basic hands on assets for safe alignment

• How has assisting philosophy changed - Less is more.

• Getting you and your students to notice subtle movements

Learn techniques to enrich your classes:

• Pranayama

• Meditation

• How to incorporate:

  • The energetics of the Chakras

  • History and Philosophy

  • Eight Limbs of Yoga

  • The Yoga Sutras

• The value of music in yoga

• Yin & Restorative yoga

• Yoga Nidra

• Prenatal yoga


Schedule In Detail (Sept - APR)

Sessions meet first Thursday of each month from 6:15pm to 9:00pm
And selected weekends each month. Weekend sessions are:
Fridays: 6:15pm - 9:00pm
Saturdays: 10:30am - 6:30pm
Sundays: 10:30am-6:00pm

Dates:

September 12th thru 15th

October 3rd & 17th thru 20th

November 3rd & 14th thru 17th

December 5th & 12th thru 15th

January 9th & 23rd thru 26th

February 6th & 20th thru 23rd

March 5th & 19th thru 22nd

April 2nd & 16th thru 19 (w/ 17th thru 19th on graduation retreat)

It’s all in the details…

This training is consists of 200+ direct contact hours. Additional homework includes required and recommended reading, a daily personal practice, a weekly public class, journaling, observing and assisting lead trainer classes and community practice teaching hours .  

After graduation, we are committed to your ongoing personal and professional development and in doing so, will continue to provide support, mentorship and teaching opportunities to interested & dedicated graduates.


Meet the Faculty

Our 2018 Teaching Training includes some amazing and talented instructors. More instructors to be added to this list soon.


STUDENT RESOURCES

Currently enrolled Yoga Teacher Trainees and past alumni can sign into our Student Portal for additional resources here.