200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training


Learn to teach what you love!

200-hour teacher trainings take you on a journey of self-discovery and education into all things yoga. This foundational training (200–hour) program is ideal for serious students of yoga, aspiring yoga teachers, and teachers with varying levels of experience. Students with injuries and health issues are encouraged to attend. Our curriculum combines detailed alignment and intelligent sequencing with vinyasa theory, and provides you with sound knowledge and skills to teach safe and effective yoga classes. This training is recognized by Yoga Alliance and focuses in three areas of study: The Theory and Practice of Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, and The Art of Teaching. Graduates may register with Yoga Alliance at its RYT-200 level upon successful completion.



In this training, you will study and deconstruct asana (yoga poses), pranayama (breath work), meditation, applied anatomy, therapeutics, yoga theory & practice, yoga history & philosophy, basic Sanskrit, ethics & boundaries, and you will master the skills required to teach. With great precision and clarity, your trainer will cover the primary tools needed to teach yoga to others. In addition to studying the fundamental yoga postures, topics will include:

  • How to improve your own yoga practice

  • How to teach a yoga pose

  • Actions and alignment

  • Purpose and use of props

  • Restorative poses

  • Observing and understanding bodies

  • The art of teaching

  • When and how to modify yoga poses

  • How or whether to touch students and when to use adjustments

  • How to effectively sequence a class

  • Introduction to meditation

  • Functional anatomy and physiology

  • Meaning behind asana systems

  • History of Yoga – major schools and movements


  • 1 year of yoga practice recommended

  • No prior teaching experience required

  • Stiffness and injuries OK

  • Willingness to participate in a group process

  • Ability to give and receive feedback skillfully

  • Dedication, motivation and self directed studentship



Nichol Chase & Peach Friedman.


Weekend 1: February 22-24 2019
Weekend 2: March 8-10 2019
Weekend 3: March 22-24 2019
Weekend 4: April 5- 7 2019
Weekend 5: April 19-21 2019
Weekend 6: May 3- 5 2019
Weekend 7: May 31-June 2 2019
Weekend 8: June 14-16 2019

Fridays: 3 to 8pm
Saturdays: 8:45am to 6:45pm
Sundays: 8:45am to 5:45pm

Complete participation is strongly recommended. However, life events and circumstances sometimes take priority, and we are as flexible and reasonable as we can be with our students. Makeup options are available. Please see our Makeup Policy for more information.

Charlottesville, VA training 2018 (Peach, in black & Noah, center)

Charlottesville, VA training 2018 (Peach, in black & Noah, center)


Pay In Full by December 15: $2,800
Pay In Full After December 15: $3,300

Pay in 4 installments: $3,600
$900 deposit to hold your space
$900 due December 15
$900 due March 15
$900 due May 15