The time has come! Whether you're looking to deepen your practice of yoga or begin sharing it with others, our 200 HR Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher Training will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to explore your path. Our training program will be conducted in an intimate setting to allow students to become the best teacher they can be.
Learn proper alignment of yoga poses and basic anatomy
Explore the philosophy and history of yoga
Understand how to sequence postures/asanas in a skillful manner
Practice dynamic communication in order to guide a class in a safe and effective manner
Immerse in an introduction to meditation
Observe bodies and begin to learn how to give safe hands-on physical adjustments to empower your students' understanding of their bodies
Find your voice as you learn to embrace and share your unique perspective on the practice of yoga
Learn tools to structure and create a cohesive, dynamic, well-rounded class
Learn about marketing & the business of yoga
Growth and expansion through this unique journey of self-discovery
Embark on a journey to explore your body, mind and heart as you deepen your practice, gain insightful tools for conscious living and learn how to guide others in this time-honored tradition. This training will emphasize:
Off-the-mat applications of yoga practice
Finding Your Voice
Deepen your Self-Practice
Costs and Benefits
Early Bird & Regular Pricing: Start date TBD
Unlimited yoga is included in the price of tuition, and will be activated as early as tuition is paid in full and will continue through the end of training.
Techniques Includes asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. Hours will be a mix of training in the techniques and practice of them.
Teaching Methodology Communication skills, time management, boundaries, addressing specific needs of individuals. Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher. Learning process of student.
Anatomy & Physiology Includes human anatomy and physiology, energy anatomy and physiology (charkras, nadis, etc.) Includes both the study of anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.)
Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle Study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipkia or Bhagavad Gita). Yoga lifestyle, ethics for yoga teachers, understanding the value of teaching yoga.
Practicum Practice teaching as the lead instructor, receiving and giving feedback, observing others teach, assisting.
Balance of Hours The requirements detailed above ensure that all trainees of a RYS receive training and instruction in five educational categories for a minimum number of designated hours. The remaining contact hours (55 hours) and elective hours (15 hours, either contact or non-contact) are to be distributed among the five educational categories, but the hours may be allocated at the discretion of each RYS based on their program's focus.
Contact Hours Contact Hours are the hours of physical presence of the student during a lecture topic. Non-contact hours will include: assigned reading and other homework, group
The Key Poses of Yoga - Volume Two - Ray Long
The Yamas & Niyamas - Deborah Adele
The Four Agreements - Don Miguel Luiz
Light on Yoga - B.K.S Iyengar
Yoga Sutras - Commentary by Swami Satchidanada
Meditations from the Mat - Rolf Gates
The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving-Kindness - Pema Chodron
When Things Fall Apart - Pema Chodron
Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic - Darren Main
Ashtanga Yoga "The Practice Manual"
The Anatomy of Hatha Yoga - David H. Coulter
The Anatomy Coloring Book - Wynn Kapi
Yoga Sequencing: Designing Transformative Yoga Classes - Mark Stephens
Yoga Posture Adjustments and Assisting - Stephanie Pappas