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200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM

Please direct inquiries to contact@yogaspace.net or call us at 416-530-1622

Yogaspace is an International Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher Training School that has developed a solid and longstanding reputation for excellence over twenty eight years. We honour the historic roots of yoga alongside a modern, evidence based foundation in which form is at the service of function. We are proud to see our graduates preferentially hired and a notable prominence of our alumni who have become yoga leaders and educators locally and internationally. We have worked hard to develop an outstanding curriculum and to sustain the most excellent faculty possible. Our lead trainers are among the most experienced and accomplished 500 hour ERYT yoga educators in Canada.

We invite anyone serious about deepening their understanding and practice of the vast subject that is yoga to give us a call, come visit our studio and consider our programs.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The 200 hour program provides trainees with a strong foundation in all aspects of practicing and teaching yoga. Individuals interested in deepening their yoga practice and/or becoming yoga teachers begin here. The program is divided into two modules: The Theory Module, which takes place Online once annually in the Spring, and the Practical Module, which is offered In Studio twice annually in the Spring and the Fall/Winter. The Theory Module can be taken before or after the Practical Module. The program culminates in an optional two month teaching assignment on the Yogaspace class schedule, providing trainee’s with an unparalleled opportunity to develop the experience and confidence needed to embark on a teaching career in the real world. Students graduate from the 200 hour program having developed a personal yoga practice as the foundation for exceptional teaching, alongside the knowledge, skill and confidence to begin teaching yoga classes online and in-person in yoga studios, corporate settings, gyms and private settings.


 

THEORY MODULE ONLINE

with Hali Schwartz and Ellie Emberley

Overview
Yoga Philosophy, Pranayama, Meditation, Chanting
• Origins, history and meanings of yoga
• The Five Yoga’s: History, philosophy, teachings and practice
• Introduction to Chanting: Hymns from the Upanishads
• How to skillfully weave yoga’s philosophical teachings into your classes
• Pranayama and Meditation: History, methodology, practice and teaching
• Teaching skills for creating a meditation offering

Anatomy of the Moving Body
• Overview of the human body in relation to practicing and teaching yoga
• The musculoskeletal, nervous, respiratory, digestive and hormone systems
• Practical application of anatomy knowledge to asana practice and teaching
• Common injuries and conditions: Prevention and modification application

Format
• Happens once annually in the Spring
• 3 Wednesday evenings Online 6 – 8pm and 3 Saturdays and Sundays Online 10am – 4pm
• 8 recorded anatomy classes with homework (2 hours each)
• Take a minimum of 15 In Studio classes and hand in 5 class reflections
• Take-home, open book, philosophy exam due 3 weeks after Module completion

Includes
• A Complimentary 2-month In Studio Class Pass
• Downloadable recordings of all live online YTT classes
• 8 Downloadable pre-recorded anatomy classes
PDF: One Without a Second by Hali Schwartz
PDF: Yoga Anatomy by Ellie Emberley
• Ongoing contact and e-mail support with teachers

Does not include
• Hard Copy: One Without a Second by Hali Schwartz, $25
• Hard Copy: Science of Yoga by Ann Swanson, $25.73

Tuition
$1650 +HST
$1450 +HST if paid no later than 2 months before the program start date

Dates

2024
April 3 – 21, 2024 REGISTER NOW »

2025
March 29 – April 13, 2025


PRACTICAL MODULE

with Kathryn Beet, Hali Schwartz, Jessica Ullathorne,YuMee Chung, Nicky Poole and Shannon Kaneshige

Overview
• Fundamentals of moving in time and space
• Practice and teaching the fifty posture asana curriculum
• Practice teaching in pairs, in small groups, and to the full group
• Foundations of teaching yoga: Technique and methodology
• Applying these technique and methodology to virtual and in-person classes
• Cueing, language, voice technique, developing the teachers mindset
• The art and science of sequencing
• Create and present a one hour sequence in a group of four or five
• Yoga, Inclusivity, accessibility, oppression, appropriation and appreciation
• Seeing, creating safe space for, and teaching individuals and groups
• Posture modifications with and without props
• Pranayama and Meditation: Practice and teaching
• The business of yoga
• Introduction to prenatal yoga
• Introduction to functional movement
• One-on-one direction and feedback for Yogaspace virtual platform teaching practicum
• Certification granted upon completion of all module 1 and 2 assignments

Format
• Happens twice annually, Spring and Fall
• 9 Saturdays In-Studio 11:30am – 5:30pm and 9 Sundays In Studio 11:30am – 4pm
• 1 fifteen minute final presentation
• Private and group In Studio Practice time
• Optional two month teaching assignment on the Yogaspace Schedule
• Take a minimum of 15 In Studio classes and hand in 5 class reflections

Includes
• Complimentary 2-month In Studio Class Pass
• Yogaspace 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Manual
• Guidance and feedback from the Program Director
• Option to teach Community Classes upon graduation of both modules at the discretion of the Program Director

Tuition
$2050 +HST
$1950 +HST if paid no later than 2 months before the program start date

2024 Dates

Spring
April 27 – June 23 REGISTER NOW »

Fall
November 2 – January 12 (skips Christmas & New Years)


FACULTY

Yoga Alliance RYS 200

Yogaspace is a registered Yoga Alliance Teacher Training School and a Private Educational Institution certified with the Federal Government of Canada. Teacher training students will receive an official tuition fee receipt for income tax purposes.
Information for Students from Canada Revenue Agency »

Teacher Training payments and deposits are final, non-refundable and non-transferable.