200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (designation: RYT 200)

Registered Yoga School


The program takes place over 7 months. Next program begins October 12th, 2022 and ends on May 7th, 2023.




Shanti Yoga Studio of Hamilton is pleased to be partnering with Kerri Sherk at The Fitness Firm of  to present Yoga Teacher Training (RYT – 200). Shanti Yoga Studio has been offering yoga teacher training, 200 hr and 300 hr, since 2012.  The emphasis of the program is on Personal Development and cultivation of each student’s unique teaching style. This is a Classical Hatha Yoga training, following the lineage of the Himalayan Tradition of Yoga. 

Upon successful completion of this program you will receive an RYT-200 certificate and will be eligible to become a member of the Yoga Alliance.

This program has been approved by the Yoga Alliance and provides an opportunity for you to teach yoga worldwide.

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 Philosophy, Ethics and Lifestyle
  • Yoga Anatomy and Physiology
  • Understanding Energy: Prana, Chakras, and Major Nadis.
  • 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.


During the program we will meet two Sundays each month from 11:00-5:00 pm.  We will also meet every Wednesday, 5:45-8:30 pm.  The times might be slightly adjusted, based on the needs of the group. 

You are required to attend at least one studio yoga class a week.  You are welcome to come to as many studio classes as your times allows.  You are also encouraged to join the meditation and yoga philosophy class.  All studio classes are included in the program fee.

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


For more information and to see if this program is right for you, please email Alex: alexbovkis@gmail.com or 905-962-9642. For Dates & Fees click here | For Teachers and Presenters, click here