Spark your inner fire, learn to teach yoga and have an incredible experience on your yoga journey!
If you want to inspire others in their yoga journey or just want to deepen your own knowledge about yoga, then a yoga teacher training is calling you. Experience an eclectic mix of yoga styles from traditional to modern practices taught by our amazing teachers from Zenitry, our partner studio Om Shanti and some incredible guests!
Learn yoga anatomy and physiology from a Physical Therapy perspective and how to conduct a class safely and with inspiration.
Study the traditional texts and explore some modern experiences of yoga today. Breathe and have fun!
Things we will cover in our program:
How to be a professional yoga teacher including: Methodology, Practicum, Ethics, The business of Yoga
Many styles of Yoga including: Alignment Based Yoga, Ashtanga, Jivamukti, Yin, Kids', Yoga for Seniors, Kundalini, Bikram, Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative, Pre-natal, Baptiste Power Flow, Aerial, and Paddle-Board.
Anatomy and Physiology
Study of the Traditional Texts including: The Yoga Sutras, and The Bhagavad Gita
The Eight Limbs of Yoga
Kirtan & Mantras
Lead Teachers: Cricket Foster E-RYT® 200, YACEP, Susan Hearn E-RYT® 500, YACEP, Mary Faucette RYT® 200, Daryl Bozovich RYT® 200
We are also pleased to welcome our experienced guest teachers:
Terry Brown, Brittany Graham, HarDarshan Khalsa, Danielle Koppel
Alexandra DeSiato Marano, Bob Martin, Michele Nettishiem
Hanna Newman, Libby Ramsey, Shin- Yiing Yeung
Required reading: Light on Yoga - BKS Iyengar, Yoga Anatomy - Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, Bhagavad Gita - trans. Steven Mitchell, Yoga Sutras - Swami Satchidananda, Heart of Yoga - TKV Desikachar, Miracle of Mindfulness -Thich Nhat Hanh, Teaching Yoga - Donna Farhi,
Suggested reading: Hatha Yoga Pradipika, How to Walk - Thich Nhat Hanh, Upanishads -trans. Eknath Easwaran, The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving-Kindness - Pema Chodron, The Yoga Handbook - Stephanie Keach, The Breathing Book - Donna Farhi, Back Care Basics - Mary Pullig Shatz, Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness - Erich Schiffman,
Book Bundles or individual books are available to purchase through the studio.
Fall Program: September - February
Spring Program: March - August
Spend 6 weekends (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) and 5 additional Saturdays at Om Shanti, Elon University and various fieldtrip locations. This program is perfect for everyone! If you happen to miss a module or even a whole weekend, it can be made up in the following program.
We will meet on Fridays from 5:30pm to 9pm, Saturdays from 8am to 5pm and Sundays from 9am to 6pm. Program days will be the second weekend and the fourth Saturday of the month (with occasional exceptions).
September 7, 8, 9 and Sept 22
October 12, 13, 14 and Oct 27
November 9, 10, 11 and Nov 17 (3rd Saturday)
December 7, 8, 9 - no 4th Saturday in Dec
January 11, 12, 13 and Jan 26
February 8, 9, 10 and Feb 23
March 8, 9, 10 and Mar 23
April 12, 13, 14 and April 27
May 10, 11, 12 - no 4th Saturday in May
June 7, 8, 9 and Jun 22
July 12, 13, 14 and July 27
August 9, 10, 11 and August 24
At the end of our program, when you have completed all the modules, you will receive a certificate and have the opportunity to register with Yoga Alliance as RYT200.
More information on RYT 200 certification : YogaAlliance.org
A $500 deposit is required upon acceptance.
Early registration price of $2300 (includes deposit of $500) if paid in full for Fall Program by Aug 1st and for Spring Program by Feb 1st .
Special rate for Elon Students - call Cricket for information. 336-675-5639
Full tuition due Fall Program by Sept 1st and Spring Program by Mar 1st -$2700 (includes deposit of $500)
Make the commitment! 3 payments of $800 per month for a total of $2900 (includes deposit of $500).
Payments due for Fall Program: July 1st, August 1st and September 1st. For Spring Program: January 1st, February 1st and March 1st.