200 Hour Weekend
Spirit of Yoga
* this program is also open to anyone who is looking to go deep into their practice on all levels including postures, philosophy, anatomy and community without requirements to become a teacher
September 2021 - February 2022
A comprehensive, challenging and emotional journey that allows the student to become a confident and courageous yoga teacher.
All teachers are Yoga Alliance approved and certified.
Sept. 10 - 12
Oct. 8 -10
Nov. 5 - 7
Dec. 3 - 5
Jan. 7 - 9
Feb. 4 - 6
Fridays - 6:00 - 9:00pm
Sat/Sun 9:00 - 3:00pm
Anatomy Sessions - Thurs. 6-9pm
Philosophy Sessions- Mon.6-9pm
Overview of Curriculum
Asanas - Standing Poses, Twists, Backbends, Forward Bends, Balances, Hip Openers, Inversions and Restorative, all with correct warm ups.
Effective sequencing of postures as they relate to a Vinyasa Yoga class.
Ujjayi, Dirgha, Nadi Shodhana and Khapalabati
Principles of Demonstration
Anatomy & Physiology
Understand the functioning of the muscular-skeletal system
Biochemical benefits of practicing Yoga
Principle elements of posture mechanics
Yoga Philosophy/Lifestyle and Ethics
The study of Yoga philosophy
Study of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras Books 1 & 2
Observing others teaching
Assisting students while someone else is teaching
Take a minimum of 3 yoga classes per week.
Observe classes with write ups
Keep a Daily Sadhana Journal
Teach a complete Vinyasa class that includes:
Heart Oriented Theme
Intelligent class design/sequencing
Guided Savasana and Meditation
Student/Self as Demo
Written assignments to be completed on time.
Know Sanskrit names of the postures taught.
Final written test