250-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT 200)


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Registered Yoga SchoolOnly 12 students will be invited to participate in this training.

This training takes place over 9 months and it starts January of each year. This training has been approved by the Yoga Alliance and will provide an opportunity for you to teach yoga worldwide. You will be able to apply to become a member of the Yoga Alliance.

Shanti Yoga Studio qualifies as an EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION and has been approved by the Minister of Employment and Social Development of the Income Tax Act. Students may claim their tuition and textbook fees. You will be issued a T2202a forms.

As a part of the program we will cover the following topics:

  • Asana, Assisting and Teaching Methodologies

  • Yoga History, Philosophy, Ethics and Lifestyle

  • Yoga Anatomy and Physiology

  • Understanding Energy: Prana, Chakras, and Major Nadis.

  • Personal Practice, Assisting in Classes, Teaching Practice

  • A deep look at yourself, your triggers and your current challenges in life

  • In order to gain experience, assisting opportunities will be presented, as well as supervised teaching opportunities.

You will receive a Certificate upon satisfactory completion of all classes.

During the nine months, we will meet once a month on Saturday from 12-5:30 pm. We will also meet every Thursday evening, from 7:15 to 9:30 pm. And you are required to attend at least one yoga class a week with Alex. You are welcome to come to as many studio classes as your times allows.  You are also encouraged to join the yoga philosophy class as well as chanting and meditation class. All studio classes are included in the fee of the program.

Later in the program we will arrange a special practicum class to help you develop your teaching skills.

The September weekend takes place out of town, at a yoga retreat setting.

For more information and to see whether this is a right fit for you, please contact the studio: Info@ShantiYogaInHamilton.com or 905-777-9642. For Dates & Fees click here | For Faculty, click here

Yoga Noganosh 2011