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Flow-Based Hatha Teacher Training
Spring 2019 — Weekend Track

As passionate students of Yoga ourselves, we are proud to present to you a comprehensive learning experience in which you will delve into the varied aspects of this ancient tradition. Our faculty of highly-skilled, seasoned yogis will guide your practice as you build community and create lifelong friendships and connections.

This comprehensive and immersive learning experience will deepen your own practice while you gain the skills to teach yoga safely and effectively to a wide variety of students. We emphasize authenticity in teaching by challenging you to broaden your understanding of Yoga and to take the practice to new depths. Your training as a teacher will focus primarily on the practice and teaching methodology of classical asana. You will also be introduced to some of the more advanced practices of yoga less frequently taught in public classes, such as pranayama (breathing practices) and meditation.

Our Flow­-Based Hatha Yoga Teacher Training program features an intense focus on the sequencing, language and classroom skills necessary to teach such vigorous styles as Hatha flow and Vinyasa, as well as provide a strong foundation for those who wish to further their studies in flow-based practices such as Vinyasa or Ashtanga yoga.

If you are passionate about yoga and ready to build a thriving career, committing to this 200-hour Yoga Alliance certified training will transform your life!

Our curriculum includes: 

  • An in-depth study of yoga asana, including: common modifications and variations, alignment principles, how to use props and benefits
  • Foundations of both Western and yogic anatomy
  • Lectures on yogic philosophy and literature
  • Teaching practices to build confidence and develop your authentic voice
  • Effective language and classroom management skills for students of all levels
  •  Instruction in safe and sustainable Hatha Flow and Vinyasa transitions
  • Principles of thematic sequencing to create dynamic, fun and engaging yoga classes
  •  Methodologies to effectively assess the needs of individual students
  •  Ethics and business principles to help you build your career as a yoga teacher

In our training you will: 

  • Learn how to teach Hatha Flow and Vinyasa yoga classes to the public
  • Practice such dynamic styles of yoga as Hatha Flow, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga
  • Deepen and expand your own vinyasa practice
  • Build strength, stamina, agility, and flexibility
  • Expand your understanding of advanced postures, such as inversions and arms balances
  • Take your yoga off the mat to transform every aspect of your life

ADMISSIONS & PREREQUISITES: 
Students should be at least 18 years old, as well as completing a high school degree or its equivalent.

AFTER COMPLETING THIS 200 HOUR TRAINING, YOU CAN:

  • Become a nationally Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) through Yoga Alliance®
  • Teach Hatha, Hatha Flow and Vinyasa yoga classes in a variety of environments, such as yoga studios, gyms or corporate settings
  • Further your studies in the Ashtanga Yoga lineage
  • Register for 500-hour Advanced Course

LOCATION & SCHEDULE:
This training meets over 15 weekends during a 6-month period at Yoga Yoga Westgate. Classes meet on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 – 6:00 pm. Additionally there are also three Saturday day-long intensives, which meet from 10:00am – 6:30pm.

  • January 12 & 13, 2019
  • January 26 & 27
  • February 9 & 10
  • February 23 & 24
  • March 9 & 10
  • March 23 & 24
  • April 13 & 14
  • April 27 & 28
  • May 11 & 12
  • June 1 & 2
  • June 8 & 9
  • June 22 & 23
  • July 13 & 14
  • July 27 & 28
  • August 10 & 11

200 HOUR TEACHER TRAINING

LEAD TEACHER

Mary Richardson

Mary was introduced to Pattabhi Jois’s Ashtanga Yoga in 2000 and is endlessly grateful to her first teacher, V.K. Sheshadre. In 2004, after returning from her second trip to India, Mary began to explore other styles and traditions of yoga. Teaching Vinyasa was the obvious next step for Mary because it gave her the inspiration to be more creative and intuitive. It allowed her to take her deeply disciplined practice, knowledge of asanas (postures) and pranayama (breath), and begin to sequence with more spontaneity, intuition and dynamism. Currently Mary has taught over 2,500 class hours and has led workshops, Teacher Trainings and retreats nationally.

GET STARTED WITH ONE OF THESE OPTIONS: 

  • Call our Admissions Department at (512) 326-2273 to connect with an Admissions Counselor.
  • Attend a Teacher Training Info Session—view upcoming dates and RSVP with our online form.
  • Our Admissions Counselors, also highly-skilled yoga teachers, are available to answer all of your questions and concerns as you make this life-changing decision. From helping you find the right program to assisting you with payment options, these caring professionals will support you every step of the way.