Foundational & Advanced Teacher Training

2 Courses Of Study

Students can expect both tracks to be challenging, inspiring, and wildly transformative!

Not interested in teaching but want to learn more about Yoga?
Both programs offer a “Yoga Immersion Track”, for those interested in diving deeper, but not seeking certification.

Foundational Teacher Training (200hr)

Our Teacher Training Program is nationally recognized and certified by Yoga Alliance at the 200 hour level. The program is designed to support the growth and development of skilled, inspired teachers of Vinyasa Yoga by offering a comprehensive, foundational curriculum. Graduates of this program should expect to leave capable of planning and teaching a creative, integrated, and safe Vinyasa Yoga class – and fully equipped to pursue work as a yoga teacher should they choose to do so.

 Schedule

September 2019- May 2020

September – January: One Full Weekend a Month
September 13th, 14th and 15th
October 25th, 26th and 27th
November 8th, 9th and 10th
December 13th, 14th and 15th
January 10th, 11th and 12th and 31st
February 1st, 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th
March 1st, 6th, 7th, 8th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th, and 28th
April 3rd, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, and 25th
May 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th and 9th

Weekend Schedule

Friday 5:30-9:30pm
Saturday 10:30am- 2:30pm
Sunday 11am- 4pm

Curriculum
We will study a wide range of topics within the practice of Yoga, including:

  • Asana – go deep into the practice of over 50 foundational yoga postures/poses – with a focus on alignment, energetics, and sequencing (participants of the TT program will also study teaching methodology and hands on adjustments)
  • Pranayama – learn to practice and teach energizing breath techniques
    Philosophy – explore Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita
    Anatomy – consider the skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems as related to and affected by the practices of Yoga
  • Anatomy (‘from an Eastern Perspective’) – discover the energy systems of the body including Chakras, Nadis, Koshas and more
  • Meditation – dive into the practice of Mindfulness Meditation
  • Ayurvedic Component – Experience the integrative ‘health care’ system of Your Life Blueprint
  • Sanskrit and Chanting – explore the practice of Nada (sound) Yoga
    Practicum and Pedagogy – TT participants will have plenty of practice-teaching opportunities throughout the program and will engage in an in-depth study of the art and science of teaching Yoga

Tuition

Teacher Training $3000
Yoga Immersion $1800

* All applications must be received by August 15th 2019 to be considered for either Teacher Training or Immersion Certificate Program.

* Please enclose a $200 non-refundable application fee which will be applied towards tuition when submitting your application.

Advanced Teacher Training (+300hr)

The +300 hour Advanced Teacher Training is designed for those who already hold 200hr accreditation from any Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School – and enables those teachers to acquire their 500hr RYT status. Our Advanced Teacher Training approaches yoga teaching as it’s own ‘practice’. Over the course of 7 weekend intensives you will be helped to shape and claim your individual point-of-view and hone your unique teaching voice. The program seeks to inspire and support working yoga teachers with an emphasis on depth of study and an eye toward enhanced earning potential upon graduation.

Schedule

Weekend Module

Friday 5:30-9:30pm
Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 10:00 am-5:00pm

Individual Module

  • Module 1 January 2nd-5th 2020 Advanced Asana
  • Module 2 April 3rd-5th 2020 Advanced teaching practices
  • Module 3 July 17-19 2020 Eastern body, philosophy and sound
  • Module 4 September 4th -6th 2020 overalll wellness and health
  • Module 5 and 6 thesis and practicum- September 2020-May 2021

Curriculum
Advanced Teacher Training focuses on three areas over a range of topics.

1. Teaching as a practice
2. Honing the Teaching Voice
3. Building a sustainable teaching career

  • Asana Study-Including hands-on, “Advanced” Asanas and sequencing
  • Advanced Pranayama Practices and Teaching
  • Vedic Philopsophy- including a deep study of the Upanishats
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology-with a focus on direct application to asana
  • Subtle Anatomy- an exploration of the energy systems of the body
  • Ayurvedic Component- the integrative health care system of Lifeprint
  • Sanskrit and Mantra-Sound Yoga in teaching and practice
  • Practicum, Pedagogy and Student Teaching]
  • Principles of teaching to non-mainstrean populations
  • Thesis and Business Plan Development

Tuition

Entire program  $3,000

Per Module $500

Practicum & Thesis Module $750

* All applications must be received by August 15th 2019 to be considered for either Teacher Training or Immersion Certificate Program.

* Please enclose a $200 non-refundable application fee which will be applied towards tuition when submitting your application.

Programs Include:

  • 13+ hours per week, in-class time with Sophie, Jake, Angela or Jenna
  • Unlimited, Free Yoga, for the duration of the program
  • All Workshops with our Inspired Adjunct Faculty
  • Study Materials (books not included)
  • TT”s will also participate in the Buddy Program (a peer support system) and the Mentor Program (an opportunity to meet and work with other seasoned Blue Banyan teachers)