Our next Yoga Teacher Training begins July 8th through August 28th 

Your investment $2400!!!  *50% deposit required  ($200 discount if paid in full by May 31st.  

Students will be awarded Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) status in accordance with Yoga Alliance Standards upon completion of the following:

Completion of required Modules A-D
180 Contact Hours, 20 Non-Contact Hours
A passing grade on a written exam
Submission of 44 journal entries reflecting on class observations
Submission of answers to Chapter Reviews
A successfully led one (1) hour practicum/signature sequence
Submission of a one page reflection of the program and their personal experience

Areas of study within each Module:
Anatomy, Physiology, Patholog
Chakras, Energetic Anatomy
Asana, Sequencing, Mudras, Physical practice/Alignment
Philosophy, Wisdom Teachings, History and Ethics
Sanskrit practice
Pranayama, Meditation, Mantras
8 weekends (2 weekends per module) plus 44 observations (journal entries)
Friday evenings 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturdays noon-7pm
Sundays noon-7pm

Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology
~Understanding Press and Rebound, Static versus Dynamic Stretching
~Muscular-Skeletal Anatomy & Kinesiology (software: Yoga Functional Anatomy)
~Nervous System Anatomy
~Anatomy of Breath-Diaphragm
~Common Medical/Orthopedic Ailments/Conditions
~Special Considerations for those with physical/mental/emotional limitations
~Pelvic Floor Anatomy
~Health benefits of yoga (examining 40+ poses and their benefits)

Chakras, Energetic Anatomy
~What is a chakra? Chakra Workshop
~The koshas
~The Nadis

Asana, Sequencing, Mudras, Physical practice/Alignment
~Basic yoga Asanas-alignment, benefits, contraindications
~Principles of Vinyasa/ Sun Salutations
~Taking Flight (The Mechanics of Head/Handstand and arm balances)
~Principles/Practice of Ashtanga (1/2 Primary), Yin Yoga, Vinyasa and Restorative
~Principles of Preparation, Theme and Flow
~The Art of Sequencing
~Elements of a Workout (Warm-up, Main Practice, Cool Down)
~Use of Accoutrements (Music, temperature, Aromatherapy, etc.)
~Avoiding Injury/ Types of Assist
~Use of Props for Varying Skill Levels/Structural Limitations
~Modifications of Poses for varying skill levels/ structural limitations
~Styles of Learning (Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic)
~Reading the Room, verbal and energetic cues

Philosophy, Wisdom Teachings, History and Ethics
~Yoga Sutras and the Eight Limbs of Yoga
~Ethics-Living the Sutras On and Off the Mat
~Nutrition for the Yogic Lifestyle; Vegan vs/ Vegetarian
~Healthy Student/Teacher Boundaries; Business Aspects of yoga
~Karma & the Spiritual Quest
~Living your Highest Possible Life/ Recognizing Shenpa in self and others
~Causes of Suffering/The Five Afflictions (Kleshas)
~Green Living, reducing the carbon footprint
~Exploring the Bhagavad Gita, Intro to Hinduism, Intro to Buddhism
~Ayurveda and the Doshas

Sanskrit practice
~Listening to audio of Sanskrit, Yoga 108 app, adding Sanskrit to your sequence
~Functional Sanskrit

Pranayama, Meditation, Mantras
~Basic Pranayama techniques (purpose and placement in practice)
~Meditation/Mantra/Guided Imagery/Visualization
~History and use of the Mala
~Chakra Meditations

Total Contact Hours 180, Total Non-Contact Hours 20

Required Readings
Yoga Toolbox for Teachers/Students by Joseph & Lilian LePage (included w/tuition)
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali translated by Chip Hartranft
Bhagavad Gita translated by Eknath Easwaran,
The Key Muscles of Yoga (Vol. One) by Ray Long
Teaching Yoga-Essential Foundations and Techniques by Mark Stephens
Recommended Readings
How Yoga Works (Roche & McNally)
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra