200hr YTT Syllabus

We lead 200hr Teacher Training programs twice a year – in the Spring and the Fall.

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Spring 2019 Schedule

  • 1/23 Lecture What is Yoga? Overview of Program
  • 1/25 Intensive Yoga as a Lifestyle, Cleansing Practices, Nutrition, Detoxification
  • 1/26 Intensive Anatomy of the Breath, Stress Management
  • 1/30 Lecture History of Yoga, Different Types and Schools
  • 2/2 Intensive Basic Anatomy, Moving Principles, Anatomy of the Core
  • 2/3 Intensive Anatomy of the Spine, Back-bending and Twists
  • 2/6 Lecture Introduction to the Yoga Sutras
  • 2/13 Lecture Yoga Sutras contd, Focus on the Yamas and Niyamas
  • 2/16 Intensive Anatomy of the feet and anterior legs – Standing + Balancing Poses
  • 2/17 Intensive Anatomy of the posterior legs and hips – Hip Opening Postures
  • 2/20 Lecture The 8 Limbs of Yoga
  • 2/27 Lecture Intro to Ayurveda
  • 3/2 Intensive Anatomy of the shoulders, arms, and hands. Shoulder Strengthening + Opening.
  • 3/3 Intensive Anatomy of the neck. Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra
  • 3/6 Lecture Yoga as Therapy: A Tool for Healing
  • 3/13 Lecture Review / Mid Term
  • 3/16 Intensive The Art of Vinyasa Flow, Sun Salutations
  • 3/17 Intensive Sequencing
  • 3/20 Lecture Meditation: understand the healing power of coming into stillness
  • 3/27 Lecture Mantras and Mudras
  • 3/30 Intensive Vinyasa Flow / Sequencing Contd.
  • 3/31 Intensive Kundalini and Sound Healing
  • 4/3 Lecture Yoga for Specific Groups: Seniors, Teens, Kids, Addiction
  • 4/10 Lecture Prenatal Yoga
  • 4/13 Review
  • 4/14 Sequencing Review
  • 4/17 Lecture Boundaries and Ethics of Teaching Yoga / Professional Information
  • 4/24 Lecture Practicum Review
  • 4/27 Intensive Understanding the Chakras: Chakras 1-3
  • 4/28 Intensive Understanding the Chakras: Chakras 4-7
  • 5/1 Testing
  • 5/8 Testing

* Lectures meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00pm every Wednesday

* Intensives meet twice a month on Saturday’s 12:30 – 5:30 and Sunday’s from 12:15 – 5:15 pm

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Fall 2019 Schedule

  • 7/31 Lecture What is Yoga? Overview of Program
  • 8/3 Intensive Yoga as a Lifestyle, Cleansing Practices, Nutrition, Detoxification
  • 8/4 Intensive Anatomy of the Breath, Stress Management
  • 8/7 Lecture History of Yoga, Different Types and Schools
  • 8/14 Lecture Introduction to the Yoga Sutras
  • 8/17 Intensive Basic Anatomy, Moving Principles, Anatomy of the Core
  • 8/18 Intensive Anatomy of the Spine, Back-bending and Twists
  • 8/21 Lecture Yoga Sutras contd, Focus on the Yamas and Niyamas
  • 8/24 Intensive Anatomy of the feet and anterior legs – Standing + Balancing Poses
  • 8/25 Intensive Anatomy of the posterior legs and hips – Hip Opening Postures
  • 8/28 Lecture The 8 Limbs of Yoga
  • 9/4 Lecture Yoga as Therapy: A Tool for Healing
  • 9/11 Lecture Intro to Ayurveda
  • 9/14 Intensive Anatomy of the shoulders, arms, and hands. Shoulder Strengthening + Opening.
  • 9/15 Intensive Anatomy of the neck. Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra
  • 9/18 Lecture Meditation: understand the healing power of coming into stillness
  • 9/25  Lecture Review / Mid Term
  • 9/28 Intensive The Art of Vinyasa Flow, Sun Salutations
  • 9/29 Intensive Sequencing
  • 10/2 Lecture Mantras and Mudras
  • 10/9 Lecture Prenatal Yoga
  • 10/12 Intensive Vinyasa Flow / Sequencing Contd.
  • 10/13 Intensive Kundalini and Sound Healing
  • 10/16 Lecture Yoga for Specific Groups: Seniors, Teens, Kids, Addiction
  • 10/23 Lecture Boundaries and Ethics of Teaching Yoga / Professional Information
  • 10/26 Review
  • 10/27 Sequencing Review
  • 10/30 No class
  • 11/2 Intensive Understanding the Chakras: Chakras 1-3
  • 11/3 Intensive Understanding the Chakras: Chakras 4-7
  • 11/6 Lecture Practicum Review
  • 11/13 Testing
  • 11/16 Testing

* Lectures meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00pm every Wednesday

* Intensives meet twice a month on Saturday’s 12:30 – 5:30 and Sunday’s from 12:15 – 5:15 pm