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200hr Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

Embarking on a yoga teacher training program is a life-changing event. It will take you deeper into a practice and way of life that you already have a strong connection with. In this 200hr training, you will acquire the skills necessary to intelligently craft and confidently teach a yoga class. You will gain insight into the subtleties and complexities of the practice of yoga, a journey that will remain ongoing as both a student and teacher. We will explore yoga’s ever changing tradition, from its roots in India to the modern popular culture phenomenon it has become. And along the way, you will discover your authentic voice to teach the yoga that resonates the most deeply with you.

This training course is registered with Yoga Alliance at the 200hr level. Upon successful completion of all modules, readings and homework, you will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance, the nationally recognized governing body of yoga standards and trainings. This course is recommended for students of any level who have been practicing yoga for at least one year.

In this training, you will learn:
    ◦    The history of ancient and modern yoga
    ◦    The yoga sutras and how they apply to modern life
    ◦    The art of asana sequencing
    ◦    Breathing and meditation techniques
    ◦    The anatomy of movement
    ◦    Skillful verbal cuing and hands-on adjustments
    ◦    How to bring mindfulness practices into your life - on and off your mat
    ◦    How to creatively teach beginner students
    ◦    The interaction between the subtle energetic body and the musculoskeletal system
    ◦    The ways in which yoga can heal
    ◦    Tools for developing authenticity as a yoga teacher - voice, intention and attention
    ◦    Intelligent crafting of a class - pacing, intensity, focus, thematics and presentation

Course requirements
During the 8-month course, you will be expected to:
Attend group classes at Blue Point or elsewhere 8x per month
Maintain a home asana practice 2x per week
Maintain a meditation and pranayama practice 4x per week
Journal about your home and group practices
Complete all homework assignments. This commitment averages 1-3 hours per month
Practice your teaching skills with friends and family
Remain open to the experiences as they arise
Cultivate an attitude of non-judgement towards yourself and others

$2600 paid in full by July 1
$2850 paid in full by September 1
$3000 payment plan - contact studio for details
*Includes unlimited classes at Blue Point Yoga for the duration of the training

September 18-20, 2015
October 16-18, 2015
November 13-15, 2015
December 11-13, 2015
January 15-17, 2016
February 19-21, 2016
March 18-20, 2016
April 8-10, 2016

Fridays 5:30-9pm (3.5)
Saturdays 8:30am - 5pm (8.5)
Sundays 8:30am - 3:30pm (6) (18 hours total)


Earlier Event: September 12
Yin Yoga Workshop
Later Event: September 21
Mindfulness Yoga