Live Your Yoga & RYT 200 Teacher Training Program
March – October 2022 Registration Deadline: March 1, 2022
Outlined below is basic information regarding the program, including dates, tuition, and the application form. Our program will certify graduates at a level exceeding the Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Teacher Training requirements and is offered to anyone with at least 6 months of regular yoga practice with a qualified teacher who wants to formalize their study of Yoga in order to Live Your Yoga.
Covid-19 Policies: As of October 2021, we are requiring proof of vaccination for our teacher training program. We do not require masking during yoga or pranayama practice. We reserve the right to alter this policy should the situation with Covid-19 change in the months leading up to the start of and during our training as policies and guidelines evolve with the current situation.
2022 Weekend Times & Dates
Saturdays & Sundays, 9:00am – 5:00pm (Daily times may vary slightly)
March 26 & 27
April 23 & 24
May 21 & 22
June 25 & 26
July 23 & 24
August 20 & 21
September 24 & 25
October 22 & 23
Requirements & Considerations:
❖ 100% Attendance is Encouraged
If any dates must be missed, please let us know ahead of time when possible. We will make every effort to work with your individualized needs, while upholding the integrity of the program. In the event of a true emergency, students may be able to attend sessions via livestream.
❖ Daily Asana, Pranayama & Meditation Practice (home study or in class setting)
❖ 7 required textbooks (not included in tuition)
❖ Attendance in a weekly class at Yoga Garden or other facility if out of town
❖ 20-classpass for Yoga Garden PBO is included in your tuition.
❖ Research Papers And Class Reviews
❖ KarmaYoga–9 hours of Volunteer Service (does not have to be yoga related)
❖ 10 Hours of Student Teaching Towards the end of program
❖ 10% off any class pass through the end of the program with Yoga Garden
Course Topics Overview
Classical Hatha/Raja Yoga * Beginning & Advanced Postures and Sequences * Yoga Philosophy & Lifestyle * Ethical Guidelines * Styles & Types of Yoga * Karma Yoga & Selfless Service * 8-Limbed Path of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras * Mantra * Pranayama* Meditation & Concentration Techniques * Yoga Nidra & Guided Deep Relaxation * Yin Yoga * Restorative Yoga * Kundalini Yoga * Yogic Nutrition * Ayurvedic Principles * Chakras * Business of Yoga * Teaching Circles * Continued Education Recommendations * Ancient Texts & Scriptural Studies * Teaching & Assisting Practicum * Anatomy & Physiology * Adjustments & Modifications * Intro to Prenatal Yoga * Trauma Aware Yoga* History * Student Assisting & Teaching * Developing a Daily Practice & Practice Journal * Homework, Essays and Practice Assignments * Anatomy & Physiology * Inclusivity in Yoga * Accessible Yoga
Required Reading List
Tree of Yoga – BKS Iyengar
Yoga - The Spirit & Practice of Moving Into Stillness – Erich Schiffmann
The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice- T. K. V. Desikachar
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchidananda
The Living Gita – Sri Swami Satchidananda
Yoga Anatomy – Leslie Kaminoff
Yoga Posture, Adjustments and Assisting – Stephanie Pappas
Recommended Reading/ NOT Required
Back Care Basics by Mary Pullig Schatz, M.D.
Wheels of Life by Anodea Judith
The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh
Light On Yoga – BKS Iyengar
The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga – Ray Long
The Key Poses of Hatha Yoga – Ray Long
Withdrawals up to 90 days before the start of the program:
All payments will be refunded minus the non-refundable deposit.
Withdrawals 60-0 days prior to start of the program:
All payments are non-refundable unless a replacement student is found.
Withdrawals from the program should be made in writing or email.
Yoga Garden reserves the right to postpone or cancel the training if the required minimum of registrants is not met, or if Covid-19 prevents us from meeting safely in person. If Yoga Garden cancels the training, participants are entitled to a full refund.