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Specialized Teacher Trainings

Advance your teaching skills and become certified in a variety of specialized trainings including Meditation, Adaptive Yoga, Stress Management and more.

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Upcoming Specialized Trainings

Prenatal Yoga Training: Embody a Luminous Pregnancy and Birth

with Rev. Dr. Viviana Collazo, E-RYT 500, CPYT

May 7 - 10, 2020
Nurses, doulas, Yoga teachers, and other health care providers will learn how to facilitate Prenatal Yoga practices in their classrooms, communities, hospitals or birthing centers. Learn breathing methods, adapted asanas (poses), and relaxation techniques that come from the Yoga tradition.

Kidding Around Yoga Training

with Haris “Harini” Lender

May 28 - 31, 2020
Get ready for four exciting days of hands-on instruction covering breathing practices, meditation, deep relaxation, asanas, games, activities, arts and crafts, business and marketing, and so much more. Incorporating Yoga poses and fun cardio activities, the huge catalog of Kidding Around Yoga music takes any kids' class up a notch. Kids love Kidding Around Yoga, and so will you!

Yoga Therapy in Cancer and Chronic Illness: YCat Level 1

with Sandra Susheela Gilbert, BA, C-IAYT, E-RYT500 and Senior YCat Teachers

May 29 - June 7, 2020
YCat training is for experienced Yoga teachers and health care professionals to learn how to work safely with people facing cancer, chronic illnesses, aging, and end of life. This ten-day intensive training of the Level 1 YCat curriculum is both knowledge-based and experiential.

Intermediate Integral Yoga Teacher Training

with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500 and Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

June 14 - July 5, 2020
Enrich your understanding and practice of Integral Yoga with the Intermediate Teacher Training (ITT). Dive deeply into the subtle aspects of Yoga and acquire the skills needed to teach safely and effectively. Learn additional asanas (poses), pranayama (breathing practices) and Yoga philosophy through a study of the Bhagavad Gita.

Yoga of Recovery MODULE: Between the Mat and the Meeting

with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 18 - 25, 2020
Yoga of Recovery® – Module: Between the Mat and the Meeting is part of a longer, in-depth certification program suitable for professionals and coaches who work with those on journeys of recovery. Each Module is a stand-alone course.

Raja Yoga Teacher Training

with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

July 13 - August 2, 2020
Enrich your teaching and personal practice with Raja Yoga, the science of meditation and spiritual realization. During this training, you will study the Yoga Sutras, apply these powerful teachings to your daily life, and learn how you can skillfully share these subtle concepts with your students.

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Part 1: Foundations

with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

August 2 - 7, 2020
Learn to teach Restorative Yoga, the practice of placing the body into specific Yoga asana (postures) using the support of props such as bolsters, pillows, blocks, blankets, or chairs.

Laugha Yoga 3-Day Leader Certification

with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

August 14 - 16, 2020
Become certified to lead Laugha Yoga sessions. Experience firsthand how intentional laughter can lead to being happy for no reason. Through yogic laughter sessions, pranayama, meditation, and Laugha Nidra®, you can reach a profound level of peace, joy, and relaxation.

Stress Management Teacher Training

with Swami Ramananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

August 19 - 30, 2020
Gain the essential skills and confidence to teach Yoga as stress management in a wide variety of environments, including the workplace, healthcare facilities, schools, and Yoga studios.

Yoga Nidra Training and Certification Level 1

with Julie Lusk, E-RYT 500, M.Ed.

August 21 - 26, 2020
Yoga Nidra Training will give you the tools and resources needed to lead others effectively in Yoga Nidra. Gain the know-how and confidence needed to be able to help your clients and students relax, increase body-mind awareness, make positive behavior changes.

Yoga Nidra Training and Certification Level 2

with Julie Lusk, E-RYT 500, M.Ed.

August 28 - September 2, 2020
Gain the tools and resources needed to lead others effectively in the practice of Yoga Nidra, or “yogic sleep”. Yoga Nidra is a comprehensive practice for going far beyond deep relaxation to a place of natural peace and quiet that is tremendously healing for the body, mind, and spirit.

Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 21 - October 1, 2020
Yoga is for every body, regardless of shape, size, or ability level. Join Satya Greenstone to learn how to make the sacred practice of Yoga accessible to all students of varying levels and abilities.This ten-day course teaches you to adapt the Integral Yoga practices to meet the needs of any individual. You will explore the essential benefits of each asana and determine how to best implement them without strain.

Yoga for Arthritis Teachers Intensive Level 1

with Steffany Moonaz, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Ph.D.

October 2 - 6, 2020
Discover how to safely and effectively teach Yoga to people with arthritis. This teacher’s intensive training combines contemporary scientific rigor, Yoga philosophy, and heart. Over 20% of US adults are living with arthritis, and 78 million people will be impacted by 2040. It is vital that Yoga professionals learn the tools and skills to work with this underserved and growing population.

Yin Yoga Training Module 2

with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500

October 18 - 23, 2020
Immerse yourself in this Yin Yoga training to envision our journey as humans and teachers through the archetypes of Warrior, Healer, Teacher, and Visionary.

Yin Yoga and Storytelling Module 3

with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500

November 29 - December 4, 2020
Join Biff Mithoeffer, author of The Yin Yoga Kit, for a Yin Yoga training that explores the impact of storytelling on your life. Storytelling is the most ancient of the healing arts. Stories remind us that our lives ebb and flow. Understanding how your life moves through the universe’s bigger story can help you recognize what stories to let go of and what stories to nourish.

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