Sacramento Yoga Teacher Training
Vinyasa Hatha 200 Hour Program
YOGA ALLIANCE CERTIFIED PROGRAM
Our next program begins February 2021!
Deepen your understanding of yoga & learn to teach!
WELCOME, we are so glad you are here! Whether you aspire to teach yoga or simply enrich your own knowledge of the practice, our 200-hour Vinyasa Hatha Teacher Training is designed to give you the tools to develop your yoga practice and set your foundation as a teacher. We are a Yoga Alliance certified school, and deliver the highest standards of foundational yoga curriculum and teaching methodology. Upon your graduation, you will be recognized as a 200 hour certified yoga teacher.
Discover how profoundly the path of yoga enhances and expands your life. Through three months of in-depth study, you will learn intelligent and effective Vinyasa Flow and Hatha Yoga methodology to embody your practice and inspire others to do the same. Our program not only focuses on the physical elements of yoga, it is grounded in deep introspection to awaken your courage, authenticity, empathy, and compassion. The program will take place in Yoga Shala Sacramento, and conclude with a four-day graduation retreat in Lake Tahoe.
You will have the space to fully immerse yourself into the practice of yoga. This is a lifelong practice. It is a never-ending process. Your path begins here. We are here to support you in your journey!
Why join us?
Quality of Education
You will receive organized curriculum and a 275-page manual that dives into fundamental aspects of yoga such as anatomy, alignment, philosophy, the business of yoga, methods of teaching, and so much more! Your education is structured into two powerful modules that intelligently progress, keeping your mind engaged and your body balanced throughout our time together. This training is a culmination of decades of study and practice, providing you with a thoughtful and inspiring program. Our aim is that you receive the most out of your experience!
Students often times get lost in a sea of 30, 50, or upwards of 100 other participants within a single yoga training. It is our standard that we work with smaller groups to give you more individual attention. We are fully present to support you throughout this program, as well as provide mentorship after the training ends. You will receive a powerful education in an atmosphere that is light-hearted and fun. Be prepared to play, have fits of laughter, and learn far more about yoga and yourself than you ever expected!
Our Commitment to You
The passion we feel for sharing this amazing practice stems from having yoga as the foundation of our lives. We truly care about your education and experience. It is our intention for this program to unlock your individual potential and connect you with an international community of likeminded people. It has been a privilege for us to train students from all around the world. We feel compelled to share the lineage of this practice, as we’ve received it from our teachers. Taking a program like this is a big leap of faith. We honor and respect your commitment by delivering a high quality training. We are excited to cross paths with you! Come join us!
Past Student Testimonials
Have you ever wondered what it's really like to take yoga teacher training? Don't just take it from us! Listen to the testimonials and see footage of past students of our 200 hour teacher training program - no one tells the story of this experience better than them! These testimonials give you a direct look into what teacher training is like. Get to know us through the eyes of our students.
My biggest takeaway? That is hard…. It was life changing. It helped me to deal with things I’ve always kind of walked away or ran away from. It is hard to put into words, but that’s the most profound thing. It helped unlock some healing and insight into who I am and what I have to offer. You are going to be challenged, but you’re also going to be held. You’re going to be taken care of. Michael and Tristina are very supportive, very insightful, and very kind. They make it look easy. Professionals make it look easy. That’s why I chose them.
Daily Vinaysa Flow and Hatha based yoga classes
History of yoga
Hands-on assisting & adjustments
Eight Limbs of Yoga
Yamas & Niyamas
Functional yoga anatomy
Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and Restorative Yoga.
Accessible yoga practices: modifications & props
Bhakti Yoga: chanting, basic Sanskrit, and sound
Yoga teaching methodology
Create dynamic/accessible yoga classes
Apply precise cueing methods
Develop the power of your voice
Purposeful themes & story
Subtle body anatomy: Nadis, Koshas, and Chakra systems
Categories of postures: forward bends, backbends, twists, arm balances, and inversions
Business of yoga
Ethics of yoga
Weekend Schedule (Sat/Sun)
10:00am - 11:10am – Morning Practice
11:10am - 11:30am - Break
11:30am - 1:40pm – Theory & Practicum
1:40pm - 2:00pm - Break
2:00pm - 4:00pm - Theory & Practicum
Occasional evening sessions
5:00 – 8:00pm
(see dates of training below)
School & Faculty
We offer a weekend-based schedule that is quite accessible for the person with life’s responsibilities. Each weekend includes attendance in 2 public classes taught by us, followed by intensive study delving into the many layers of the practice.
Of course, with COVID-19, things can be subject to change. We are looking at potentially offering portions of the training virtually, especially if there are limitations on physically gathering together. However, we feel strongly that certain parts of the training need to be held in-person for your full benefit. Please rest assured that this training will be in compliance with any Sacramento County health guidelines that are in effect at the time.
We hold only one local training each year, working with smaller groups so that you receive personalized attention and support. Attendance to all hours is required for graduation.
Celebrate your hard work with our four-day graduation retreat! The location is just a few blocks from Lake Tahoe. After 3+ committed months, we will get away to integrate/celebrate all that you’ve learned and enjoy time together in nature. Delicious homemade vegetarian meals and accommodations are provided for you; just pack your bag and go!
*Please note you will be responsible for your own transportation.
All in-person sessions will be held at Yoga Shala Sacramento (Midtown Location: 21st & H Street).
In-person training days are conveniently only on Saturday and Sunday.
The only exception is the Lake Tahoe graduation retreat, which is Thursday through Sunday.
Program Kickoff, Extended Weekends, 10am-4pm Sat/Sun + 5pm-8pm on Sat
February: 6/7, 13/14, 20/21, 27/28
Regular Weekends, 10am-4pm Sat/Sun
March: 6/7, 13/14, 20/21, 27/28
May: 1/2, 8 (no TT on Mother's Day)
Graduation Retreat in Lake Tahoe
May 13-16 (3 nights/4 days)
Your tuition includes the following:
All group training sessions, workshops, and classes
Comprehensive 275+ page manual
Independent study assignments
4-day graduation retreat in Lake Tahoe!
Mentorship during/after the program
Register EARLY to secure your spot at the lowest available tuition rate!
Applications will close on January 15th due to independent study work that must be completed before the training begins. We recommend registering at least 1-2 months in advance to have adequate time to prepare.
Payment Plan: Your non-refundable* $800 deposit must be paid online at the time of your application and applies to your tuition. The remaining tuition balance can be split into two payments (due 1/5/20 & 2/5/20). These payments can be made via check (preferred) or online via PayPal (a 4% transaction fee is added).
* in the event that we must postpone the training, you may choose to receive a refund of your deposit or apply it to the rescheduled dates
Certification: In order to qualify for certification, you must attend the training in its entirety. Missing group sessions will compromise your ability to graduate, as hours are accounted to follow the Yoga Alliance guidelines and only a small amount of make-up hours are possible. Attendance to the entire graduation retreat is required. Please be sure you arrange your schedule to accommodate all of the program hours outlined above. If you have questions about this, please click 'contact us' below.
Life has brought you to this very place, are you ready??
Submit your application & tuition deposit!
Please reach out if you have any questions or uncertainties; we are here to support you! If you'd like to arrange a video call, we'd love to "meet" you and talk more about the program!