200 Hour Program
Deepen Your Yoga Practice While Learning to Help Others
Do you believe that yoga is more than exercise? Has it transformed your life in a positive way? Would you like to use the ancient tools of yoga and meditation to help yourself and share with others? If so, Yoga 4 Peace 200 hour teacher training may be for you!
Our Yoga Alliance registered program utilizes a multifaceted approach that includes a combination of classes, clinics, observations, and independent study. It provides practice teaching opportunity. Specifically, we cover:
- Personal practice and class design, including asana, pranayama, and meditation
- Anatomy of yoga
- Yoga philosophy (yoga sutras)
- Teaching methodology and practice
Yoga is also about sangha (community.) We encourage developing a community of friends who share a deep love of yoga. Yoga 4 Peace Yoga’s teacher training is appropriate for:
- Yoga students who would like to deepen their yoga practice.
- Individuals who would like to coach friends, coworkers, or others in yoga practices.
- Yoga practitioners who want to teach group classes at studios, health clubs, community centers, or other venues.
Yoga 4 Peace 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is designed to empower students by building a thorough understanding of the 5,000 year old discipline of yoga. Students will gain the confidence to communicate and teach the practice of yoga to others with skill, while learning to honor their own unique voice and teaching style. Teacher training will be rounded out with an examination of the ethics and business of yoga. Whether you are an established yoga teacher, an aspiring teacher, or a practitioner looking to deepen your own practice and understanding, our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is committed to the personal success of each student.
The program is taught by 3 experienced teachers: Elizabeth Feirtag, Jessica Hillman and Patricia Cieluch. ( teacher’s bios are on our website). Our program is a blend of theory and practice. Our teachers have a dedicated yoga teaching background of 33 years collectively.
Schedule: Our 16 Week Intensive Training will take place on Sundays (1-7 p m) and also will include 8 -2 hour Friday evening Skill Building sessions. There will be a yoga intensive.
The program is starting January 14, 2018 .
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Highlights
Study of the origin and evolution of yoga – referencing the yoga sutras.
Study of asana practice to alignment, technique, modifications, props, etc.
Teaching Methodology – the art of sequencing and teaching.
Yoga with adaptations for special populations.
Pranayama, meditation, and chanting
Tuition: $2500.00 includes unlimited classes at Yoga 4 Peace for the duration of the program. Not included in the tuition fee is the cost of the textbooks. A non-refundable deposit of $350.00 is required. Payment plans are available. There is a $100 discount if tuition is paid in full prior to starting the program.
Students are required to purchase textbooks however a Training Manual will be provided as part of the course.
Additional Text are required (purchased by students).
30 Essential Poses for Beginning Students and Their Teachers
by Judith Lasater, PhD., P.T.
Anatomy of Hatha Yoga, A Manual for Students Teachers, and Practitioners by H. David Coulter
The Heart of Yoga, Developing a Personal Practice by T.K.V. Desikachar
The Anatomy of Breath by Donna Farhi
The Yoga Sutras by Sri Swami Satchidananda
The Bhagavad Gita, any version, although the preferred book is The Living Gita by Sri Swami Satchidananda
Join us for Information Sessions: Friday November 17, 2017 7:30-8:30 pm. and Saturday December 2, 2017 2:00-3:00 pm.
2018: Class Schedule: Class begins Sunday January 14, 2018 from 1:00-7:00 pm. and runs through May 6, 2018 (No Class Easter April 1, 2018).