200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Program

200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Program

Embark upon a journey to deepen your practice and connection to yourself. By experiencing the system of yoga as a whole, students have the opportunity to discover more subtle dimensions of themselves inside and out. This course is relevant to anyone wishing a deeper understanding and practice of the system of yoga, even if teaching is not a goal. Topics include the following:

  • What is Yoga?
    • History, roots, origins, major texts, lineages.
    • What is Yoga from your experience?
    • The 4 Paths of Yoga: Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga, Jnana Yoga
  • Who are we and why do we practice?
    • Chit & Chitta
    • The Gunas
    • The Kosha Model
    • The Kleshas
    • Dharma
  • How do we practice on the mat and beyond?
    • The Yoga Sutras and the 8-fold Path
    • The Bhagavad Gita and your true calling
  • Anatomy 101
    • Muscles, Bones, Joints
    • Planes of Movement and anatomy in asana
  • Asana
    • Deeper dives into various styles of practice, such as Vinyasa, Restorative, Yin, Kundalini, Yoga Therapy & Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, iRest Yoga Nidra, and more.
  • Ayurveda, Yoga's Sister Science.
    • Learn basic principles and self-care practices
  • Sanskrit, the language of Yoga
    • Sanskrit alphabet
    • Asana names
    • Chanting the Yoga Sutras
  • The Chakras
    • Energetics & asana
  • The Yoga classroom
    • Sequencing
    • Planning/Adapting
    • Modifying/Propping
  • Becoming a Yoga Teacher
    • Personal sadhana
    • Ethical principles
    • Business & marketing 101
  • Student teaching/practicum


  • The Secret Power of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi
  • The Great Work of your Life by Stephen Cope
  • Light on Life by BKS Iyengar

Lead faculty: Michele Lawrence, ERYT500, C-IAYT with various guest teachers.

Schedule: Offered January – April, 2019. Specific dates below.

Saturday/Sunday from 7:30am-5:30pm

Every Wednesday from 5:30-8:30

January 5/6 and 19/20

February 9/10 and 23/24

March 16/17 and 30/31

April 13/14 and May 4/5

January 9 – April 24, no class on 3/27

Tuition: A $500.00 deposit is due with your completed application.

A balance of $2000 is due if paid in full by Dec 31, 2018.

Or a balance of $2200 if paid in 4 installment of $550 in Jan, Feb, March & April.

Location: Heart & Core Yoga, Cortez CO

Certification: This program is registered with the Yoga Alliance.

Registration: Available as downloadable pdf or online application.