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Teacher Training

200 Hour Teacher Certification

Multi-Style Yoga Teacher Certification

Welcome to Active Sol’s Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Program! Our comprehensive program is designed to provide a solid foundation for teaching multiple styles of yoga. The 230-hour program includes workshops, supervised teaching, assisting in yoga classes, karma yoga, home projects and guided practice techniques. Our program meets Yoga Alliance standards for a 200 hour yoga teacher training certification. Students who successfully complete all requirements will receive a certificate to register with Yoga Alliance, as well as CPR certification and a Yoga Warriors International teacher certificate.

Begin Anytime Workshop Format
This program is structured in a workshop format. You may choose the workshops that best fit your schedule and budget. The entire program can be completed in as little as 8 months.  Required workshops generally last 3-6 hours, on Saturdays and Sundays, and offered once or twice per year. The workshops are taught by Active Sol teacher training staff members or certified international guest instructors.  Workshops are generally open to the public as well, so teacher trainees will be joined by other members of the program and aspiring yogis.  To earn the 200-hour certification, you must complete all the required workshops listed below within two years. The workshops are offered primarily at Active Sol Yoga.

Pre-requisites:

  1. Completed Yoga Teacher Training Application
  2. $500 Deposit (non-refundable)
  3. Established personal yoga practice
  4. An open mind, desire to learn, and ability to have fun!

Requirements:

Workshops

  1. Introduction to Meditation
  2. Breathing and Pranayama
  3. Introduction to Chanting & Mantra Recitation
  4. Class Structure & Sequencing of Yoga Asanas (Prerequisite for Basic Teacher Training Techniques)
  5. Using Props/Restorative Yoga
  6. Business & Marketing Tools for Yoga Instructors
  7. Assisting, Adjusting & Modifying Yoga Asanas (Prerequisite for Class Structure & Sequencing of Yoga Asanas & Class Assisting)
  8. Anatomy & Yoga
  9. The Chakra System in Yoga
  10. The Energetics of Yoga & Movement of Prana
  11. Basic CPR Training & Certification
  12. The Ethics & Morals of Teaching Yoga
  13. Yamas & Niyamas Yoga Philosophy
  14. Fundamentals of the Yoga Sutras & 8 Limbed Path
  15. Introduction to Ayurveda
  16. Yoga Asanas & Sanskrit Names
  17. Yoga Warriors PTSD Training & Certification
  18. Basic Teacher Training Techniques (Prerequisite for Supervised Teaching)

View the schedule of 200 hour workshops on our Events page.

Class Assisting – 5 hours assisting live classes instructed by Active Sol training faculty
Supervised Teaching – 5 hours of supervised teaching with Active Sol training faculty
Home Projects

  1. Reading Assignment & Assessment – The Heart of Yoga by T.K.V. Desikachar
  2. Writing Assignment – Yoga Class Script & Lesson Plan
  3. Video Assignment & Assessment – YogAnatomy Vol. 1 & 2 by David Keil

Karma Yoga – 10 hours volunteer service for special needs organizations in the community (homeless shelters, hospitals, nursing homes, etc.)
Yoga Practice Techniques – Attendance of 50 hours of yoga classes at Active Sol

Cost:

Pay as you go.  You do not need to pay the total training program cost upfront.  You will pay for required workshops individually.
Initial registration:  $500 (covers application fee, supervised teaching and class assisting fees)
Required Workshops:  $1,710 (may be paid individually upon registration for each workshop)
Required Readings and References:  Cost of books and videos is approximately $150
Total Cost:  $2,360
Not included in the total cost:  yoga classes taken at Active Sol

Registration:

Please print and compete the Yoga Teacher Training Application Form to begin the registration process.  You may submit your completed application via email to activesoltraining@gmail.com

Applicants will be notified via email of acceptance into the teacher training program.  Once your application is approved, you will be sent a $500 invoice to reserve your space, along with curriculum calendar and workshop outlines.

For questions regarding the program or registration process, please email us at activesoltraining@gmail.com.