200-hour Mindful Yoga Teacher Training Program

This Program includes instruction on:

  • Hatha yoga postures, sequencing, alignment

  • Therapeutic techniques of gentle yoga

  • Relaxation and restorative yoga

  • Yoga history and philosophy

  • Breathing exercises

  • Mindfulness

  • Meditation

  • Positive psychology philosophy

  • Anatomy & physiology, including connections to brain health

  • Adjustments and teaching techniques

  • The art of communication

  • Introduction to the subtle body & ayurveda

  • Introduction to teaching to special populations

Program Requirements

  • attend all training sessions, 180 hours (or make arrangements to make-up missed hours)

  • be open and willing to consider and try practices offered; participate in discussions

  • complete all homework assignments

  • 3-4 hours of observing and/or assisting in a class taught by an RYT

  • 10 hours of volunteer teaching

  • minimum of 4 hours of attending additional workshops of your choice

  • develop and journal about your own home yoga/meditation practice

  • read books on required reading list

  • complete take home assignments & quizzes

Required Readings (must purchase on your own)

  • Yoga Toolbox for Teachers and Students by Joseph and Lilian Le Page

  • Anatomy & Asana, Preventing Yoga Injuries by Susi Hately

  • Yoga for Wellness by Gary Kraftsow

  • Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar

  • Kripalu Yoga by Richard Faulds

  • The Wisdom of No Escape by Pema Chodron

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchindananda

Optional (highly recommended) Reading list:

  • Relax and Renew by Judith Lasater

  • Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • The Bhagavad Gita (many translations, I like Eknath Easwaran)

  • The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Pricing (doesn’t include price of books) (dates are for the 2018, yearlong track)

  • $2600 early bird price (December 1)

  • $2800 full price paid in full on first day of training (January 13)

  • payment plan: $300 per month December thru September (monthly auto charge)

  • $100 non-refundable deposit to hold your space (applicable toward cost of training)

This program is registered with Yoga Alliance.
Healthy Body Peaceful Soul is registered as a 200 hour School.

The 2016 Brain Health Center graduating class.

The 2016 Brain Health Center graduating class.

Healthy Body Peaceful Soul Mindful Yoga Training
Sterling Yoga & Wellness Center

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Located inside The Davis Professional Building at:
393 Vanadium Road Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15243

An easy drive from any area of the city, Sterling Yoga & Wellness Center is a beautiful, serene setting to study yoga from in the south hills of Pittsburgh. This 200 hour yoga teacher training will be held on one Saturday and Sunday per month in 2018, from 9:30 am to 5 pm.
Here are the upcoming dates:

January 13-14

February 10-11

March 10-11

April 21-22

May 5-6

June 2-3

July 14-15

August 11-12

September 22-23

October 6-7

November 3-4

December 1-2

Contact Sterling at sterlingyoga@verizon.net or Contact Joni for more information.

Yoga Teacher Training Application

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