Yoga Alliance Teacher Training available year round!! See YTT page for more details!
Enrich your yoga journey and deepen your practice as you heighten your knowledge with a classical Hatha and Vinyasa yoga 200-hour teacher training program. Included are 6 months of free yoga classes at Soul Practice Yoga.
Live Streamed & Portions of the Program will be Asynchronous.
Option 1 - Abridged Summer 2021 Semester (July - September)
Option 2 - Our Program will Meet your Needs, Start when you Want & Customize your Schedule.
200-HOUR PRIVATE TEACHER TRAININGS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Sally Rodriguez-Hamm, E-RYT 200, E-RYT 500, YACEP, Advanced Mental Health, Addiction and Trauma Accredited Teacher & RYS 200 Program Director will lead this Yoga Alliance Registered Program. Sally embarked on her yoga journey in 1987 and since then has turned her peace into passion and lifework to provide access to yoga for others. Sally’s intimate teaching style translates into this slow paced training program by offering small intimate groups.
Soul Practice Yoga 200-hour teacher training program will provide you with in-depth traditionally based knowledge of yoga in a small, safe, and nourishing environment so you can deepen your study as you immerse into the less noted aspects of yoga. You will be guided in bringing the spiritual method of yoga into your daily life. Notice the changes with your day to day choices. If you intend on teaching you will be supported with knowledge on starting and growing a yoga business making you capable and a confident yoga teacher who will continue to share the practice with others.
Deepen your Practice, Teach Confidently, Embody a Yoga Lifestyle with our Support, Connections and Community. The Soul Practice Yoga Teacher Training is Unique, Intimate and Established. This Program Provides Live Streamed Institutional Knowledge as well as flexibility!
Abridged Summer Yoga Teacher Training Schedule
Start your Journey on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021
Graduation- Thursday, September 30th, 2021
Meets on Tuesday and Thursday 6pm - 8:30pm with Flexibility via Zoom.
TOPICS OF STUDY
This 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive education covering:
Asanas, Sanskrit and Alignment
Rooted in Hatha Yoga and traditional. Students will learn and focus on how to make all Asanas (over 63 taught in this training) available to all students safely. Covering the use of all props and every modification. As well, as taking the Pose to its full expression. You will communicate your knowledge effectively.
Sequencing and Linking
You will learn how to intelligently sequence a class in. a relative yet, simple manner that allows for creativity and maximizing a sequence. This will enable yourself and your students to develop and advance on the mat.
Hands On Assist
How to gently guide and aid your students to deepen a Pose with proper alignment. Hands on Assists can be simple and allows a student to feel good and safe in a Pose.
Teaching Methodology and Voice
Refining your own authenticity in your unique teaching style. You will be able to give clear instructions and directions. You will learn to increase your awareness via observation.
Breathing Techniques, Meditation, Chanting, Mudras
You will learn many different Pranayama Techniques and how and when to use them. How to combine Pranayama with Asanas and how to use Pranayama in Meditation. You will learn Mudras and the importance of using them to enhance your meditation and your practice. You will develop your method of guiding others through a mindful meditation. You will develop your own meditation practice and techniques.
You will explore and learn the ancient texts that make Yoga the sacred practice it is. You will understand how to incorporate this philosophy into your day to day life. You will learn it in a way that you can share it during your “Dharma Chats” at the beginning of your classes. You will be comfortable to make it accessible to your students. You will even be able to theme your classes using your knowledge.
Anatomy of Yoga (Visible & Invisible) and Physiology
This curriculum explains anatomy as it is related to a Yoga Practice. You will learn how the many systems of the body along with studying the bones and muscles needed in a Yoga Pose. You will also learn about the Invisible or Energetic Body and how the Physical Body influences the Chakras and Subtle Body.
Specialized Yoga & Yoga Styles
How to offer Poses, Sequencing, Creativity and Special Modifications and Props for Children’s Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Yoga & Cancer - Restorative Yoga, Remedial Practice with Yoga Nidra. You will be able to confidently teach Yoga to people of different ages and needs.
Ayurveda - Knowledge of Life
We will in depth explore one of the world’s oldest medical systems. You will learn about the Sister Science of Yoga, the Doshas (Unique Mind-Body Type) and the very specific needs that derive from it. The daily routines (Dinacharya) of Ayurveda that lead to balance and well being. The five elements (space, air, fire, water, earth) and how depending on your Dosha you can find balance with the six taste.
Ethical Business of Yoga
If you choose Yoga as a career path, you will have the truth behind what it takes to make your passion a growing business. You will be provided information in detail on how to go about it. You will access yourself as a Yoga Teacher. I learned by trial and error and always promised myself to be available to guide others who want to share their Yoga path. Yoga is always evolving. You will find your niche, your calling and flow with it. I feel there is enough need for Yoga in our Universe that we all can succeed.
You should have a dedicated Yoga Practice of 1 year prior to starting your teacher training. This practice could be at a Studio, with a Private Yoga Teacher or even a Personal Practice that you move too intuitively.
This program is designed to meet you exactly where you are physically, if you have any injuries or limitations that you are currently working with, you are welcome to take this teacher training.
I believe Yoga is for everybody and every body. Let’s embrace diversity in ability and age etc. Let’s encourage the development and evolution of Yoga and Yoga Teachers so that we may pass on to our communities.
In order to receive your Certification, the following requirements must be completed:
Missed training presentations may be made up through private instruction arranged with the instructor,
Practicing Yoga and Teacher Training allows us to create a sacred, safe zone in our space. Let's Embrace It! Our Sisterhood is Special.
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Reserve your spot with free application and $750 Deposit
*$250 off when paid in full in advance
Flexible payment options by request
No Final Exam or Practicum administered until Paid in Full.
Exclusive manual included (PDF when livestreamed)
Textbooks not included
Refund Policy: refunds are determined on an individual basis, depending upon time spent in the training, cost of training materials, etc.
The Soul Practice Yoga Teachers’ Training Manual are the property of Soul Practice Yoga, and must be returned to Soul Practice Yoga upon withdrawal from the program.
I cannot thank you enough for everything you've done for me. it was my honor to be guided by you and have you as my teacher! You are a true yogi who leads by example not just words.
Chloe Kim RYT
I can't say enough about how lucky I feel to have found Soul Practice Yoga and Sally. I never could have expected how much this certification program would impact not only my career, but how I live my life. There are so many YTT programs out there, but I am so grateful to have found one that feels so personal and authentic to a true yogic lifestyle.
Laura Donavan RYT
The journey in its entirety has been life changing. The support from the group enhanced my overall experience. Being a part of a sister collective during such troubling times really allowed me to see how not only is the practice of yoga empowering, but the abundance that was received from the girls, and Sally was undeniable.
Charlene Fernandez RYT
The Yoga Teacher Training was the best therapy and medicine I could have found for myself. I'm so grateful for the timing of this process and how learning about yoga has helped me mentally, physically and emotionally.
Chrystina Lenge RYT
Sally supported us moment to moment and that meant we could learn the teachings and feel confident to do so. I feel honored to have studied with her and it matched my expectations and went beyond in many ways.
Holly Ward RYT
Sally is a true yogi who honors the roots of yoga in her classes and training! Lianne Ramdhany RYT