Yoga Teacher Training
2020 Yoga Teacher Training 200
This Teacher Training RYT200 program focuses on the fundamentals of yoga and teaching shared by all traditions. We align with root aspects of yoga, breath, meditation, intention, and service which give rise to the various schools and styles. In this student-centered program, we encourage you to discover your evolutionary path. The program covers the history and philosophy of yoga, asanas, pranayama, meditation, anatomy, physiology, therapeutics and adjustments. Creativity and personal exploration will be encouraged as you deepen your practice and develop your teaching skills.
This comprehensive program meets or exceeds the new, revised requirements for a Registered Yoga Teacher. This course has been carefully designed to be comprehensive, professional and yet convenient for busy lifestyles. Upon satisfactory completion of this program you will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level (RYT200)
Lucy Lomax, C-IAYT, ERYT500, C-iRest®,C-WAE, C-Y4A, RPYT, YACEP, is a Certified Yoga Therapist, Experienced Yoga Teacher, Certified iRest Meditation Teacher, Certified Warriors at Ease Teacher, Cancer Exercise Specialist, Yoga for Amputees Y4A Master Teacher Trainer, and on the faculty of the Sensory Enhanced Yoga Institute. Lucy has 20 years of yoga teaching experience and is a trainer for both entry and advanced level yoga teachers. She teaches public classes, workshops, retreats, and private yoga therapy sessions. Her teaching focuses on traumasensitive yoga and meditation, and adaptive, accessible yoga for injuries, illnesses, special conditions, and recovery.
Kelly Fisher, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, AYS, YACEP, is a Certified Yoga Therapist, Experienced Yoga Teacher, Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist, Yoga for Healthy Aging Teacher, and she has completed part 1 of the Warriors At Ease YTT involving trauma-sensitive yoga. Her instruction is based on over 25 years of meditation practice and her multidisciplinary study of hatha yoga, tantric philosophy, and ayurveda. Kelly co-leads deeper study through six month Yoga and Ayurveda Immersion programs. Since 2002 she has been running a successful yoga business, Wildflower Yoga, where she offers private and public classes and workshops, and leads international yoga retreats. She also offers private yoga therapy sessions.
2019 Yoga Teacher Training 300
(Currently in session)
This teacher training program meets the revised requirements for a Registered Yoga Teacher. This course has been carefully designed to be comprehensive, professional, and yet convenient for busy lifestyles. Upon satisfactory completion of this program, you will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance at the 500-hour level (RYT-500). In addition to meeting all Yoga Alliance curriculum requirements, this program also includes: how to offer private yoga sessions, effective sequencing, developing your workshops, and 45 hours of specialized study outside of the program, in an area of interest to you.
We will explore and experience different styles and approaches to asana practice, meditation and the business of yoga. A list of required reading will be provided. The cost of textbooks is not included in the tuition.
Bita Jenkins, M.D., E-RYT500 has been practicing and studying yoga since 1976. She has completed teacher training with The Yoga Center of Columbia, Willow Street Yoga, and has been studying with various master teachers. Since completing her teacher certification in 2007, she has been teaching at The Yoga Center of Columbia and Willow Street Yoga and has continued her studies and teachings. Bita’s strength as a teacher comes from her strength in practice first and foremost, continuing to shift and grow with the teachings. Bita’s emphasis in teacher training is to provide, empower and assist each student to not only deepen their knowledge and understanding of yoga, but of themselves. She inspires them to cultivate, explore and thrive on their journey.