200 HR Yoga Teacher Training Program

Director and Lead Instructor: Michele Ainza

Seeking Space Yoga is excited to host Embodied Practice’s Winter/Spring 2020 Yoga Teacher Training and Development! This transformative program is aimed towards students who are interested in becoming a yoga instructor and/or want to deepen their knowledge in yoga. The program will run for 16 weeks from January 29, 2020 until May 16, 2020 on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 6-9:30pm and Saturdays from 10am-2:30pm. Registration is now open for a limited amount of spots (maximum 10 students) for students with previous yoga experience. Enroll by January 1, 2020 to receive a 10% discount HERE


Embodied Practice is an immersive 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program that synthesizes classical and contemporary approaches to the science of Yoga. Rooted in its rich history and philosophy, EP draws from the foundational practice of Vinyasa as its main training and teaching method, highlighting anatomical alignment, biomechanics, and pedagogical structure. EP is designed to cultivate yoga teachers and practitioners who can structure pedagogically sound classes for all levels. Furthermore, students will commit to a consistent meditation and asana practice, as well as fulfill weekly homework assignments. Upon completion of the course requirements, students are eligible to receive a 200 RYT certification via Yoga Alliance.

EP students will gain:
  • Knowledge in Yoga history, philosophy, asana, teaching methods, sequencing, and Ayurveda
  • Appreciation for the benefits of a consistent self practice, rooted in pranayama, meditation, and asana
  • Awareness of injury prevention via anatomy-based alignment and biomechanics
  • Ability to structure a pedagogically sound class to teach to any level of practitioner
  • Team building skills by working with a diverse support network
  • Tools for professional development
  • Personal and professional growth

Required Texts:
  • Yoga Sutras by Patanjali
  • Light On Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
  • The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga by Ray Long MD.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Michele Ainza at micheleainza@gmail.com


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