Private 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Hatha Yoga Curriculum through Yoga Bean Studios, recognized by Yoga Alliance as a
Registered Yoga School.
Private Teacher Training is the traditional way of learning yoga and understanding how to
teach it to others. Private teacher training is an amazing experience and journey into your own
practice, as it gives you the one-on-one learning that is needed to become the best instructor and practitioner of yoga available. This one-on-one training is specially formulated to fit your schedule, teaching time frame, level of learning, and any needs you may have along the way.
In depth study of postures that will include anatomical study, alignment perfection, adjustments, benefits and cautions, modifications of posture, key phrases or notable comments to share with your students and student’s reactions of each posture from over twenty years of teaching experience.
Pranayama (Breath Control)
Yogic breathing styles, efficacy, meaning behind breathing styles, physiological and neurological
changes caused by breathing.
Understanding its importance, its neurological and physiological changes in the body and mind, types of meditation, its history and connectedness to yoga and life.
Understanding what is happening in the body with each posture and breath. Knowing appropriate
adjustments and modifications, as they pertain to the muscle and skeletal anatomy.
Exploring the many philosophical ideas attached to yoga and why they are important.
You will learn the psychology of many postures as they pertain to Sheltered Yoga’s Curriculum.
Yoga as a Lifestyle
Using yoga as a lifestyle from what you eat to how you think. Incorporating this into classes and why it is important.
Understanding the vocation of teaching yoga through observation, hands on adjusting and modifying, reading and writing to understand concept and theory, and self-awareness. You will also learn how to start a yoga business or just start to teach a class. Step by step help and mentorship to put you on the path to ethical and sound yoga teaching practices.
If you have any special interests regarding your teacher training (you want to teach handicapped or injured children or adults for example), we can accommodate all of your needs. Just let us know in your application and we will encourage specific assignments or reading materials that will meet your interest.
Teacher Training Director: Tina LeMar, MA, MBA, CRYT500, teaching yoga since 1993.
Qualifications for acceptance
In order to be considered for this training program it is essential that you have been practicing yoga on your own or through a class setting for at least six months. You will also need to make an appointment with Tina LeMar, Teacher Training Director, to be interviewed either on the phone or in person. This is a vigorous, private, teacher-training program, with its curriculum approved by Yoga Alliance.
Employment Opportunities and Job Placement
Our training program is highly respected nationally and internationally through Yoga Alliance.
* Graduates of our program have the opportunity to teach through Sheltered Yoga 501c3 nonprofit and expand their knowledge while practicing their teaching style.
* Graduates of our program will be recommended for teaching jobs to organizations, individuals
or studios that are looking for help.
* As a graduate, you are immediately qualified to register for Yoga Alliance certification and
* Graduates can teach privately under Yoga Bean Studios or on their own, given all the help
that they may need.
* Graduates also gain additional training to teach in disadvantaged, at-risk, communities.
The tuition for the program is $3,200 (includes books) or $2,200 (includes books and additionally, you will complete 30 volunteer of 30 classes taught or 30 hours of admin work or other for Sheltered Yoga).
If classes are not completed or you do not wish to volunteer, the balance in full ($3,200 – any classes you taught at $30/class) will be billed. After volunteer hours are completed, we very well may have teaching positions available.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application.