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200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

This program is designed for yoga lovers who would like to deepen their personal practice and/or acquire the skills to lead others in a safe and meaningful yoga practice.

Curriculum

The curriculum includes the four educational categories as established by Yoga Alliance:

Anatomy and Physiology

  • Elements of anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
  • Elements of physiology to explore the effects of yoga on body and mind 
  • Elements of kinesiology as relevant to yoga movement and postures

Yoga Humanities

  • History of yoga
  • Principles of philosophy
  • Yoga ethics on and off the mat

Technique, Training and Practice

  • Analysis and technique of the principal hatha yoga mudras, asanas and flows
  • Analysis and technique of key up-regulating and down-regulating pranayama, with or without the use of bandhas.
  • Analysis and technique of open-attention and narrow-focus types of meditation

Professional Essentials

  • Teaching methodology includes scope of practice, cuing, sequencing, class management, use of props and physical support.
  • Professional Development includes aspects related to the business of yoga, continuing education, certification and more.
  • Mentoring & supervised practicum

This program is built around the needs of working adults. The curriculum is taught over 8 months to allow time in between classes for students to practice, review material.

Class meets both in-person on selected weekends and online on selected weekday evenings. The curriculum is delivered in synchronous format (a mix of in-person and online classes), coordinated by lead instructor Sonia Sorrenti, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, in collaboration with highly-qualified healthcare providers.

Completion

Upon successful completion of course requirements, students will receive a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate of Completion and will be eligible to begin the first step of the Yoga Therapy training by applying to the 300-hour Academic program.

Tuition

$2,460. Discount and payment plans available.

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