Blue Heron Wellness Yoga Teacher Training

RYT 200 Hour Program

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Questions? Last 2014 YTT Information Session: February 8, 3-4 PM

I think Blue Heron is a wonderful place. The yoga teachers are enthusiastic and kind. It’s amazing how much I’ve learned in the last year.” — Nancy K.

Mission Statement:

Blue Heron Wellness’ program offers a balanced education providing students with the knowledge and technical skills required to lead transformational classes. Instruction is provided in a supportive, community-oriented environment by dedicated and experienced teachers. Upon completion, our students will have deepened their relationship with and understanding of yoga.

Program Overview:

Our yoga teacher training program promotes and preserves the ancient wisdom and traditions of yoga while honoring and cultivating the individual journey of the modern yoga teacher. The program encourages students to build their practice and use yoga to transform mind, body and spirit. The program provides a foundation in the following areas:

  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Teaching Techniques and Methodology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Asana, Pranayama and Meditation

Blue Heron’s 13-week program also includes practice teaching, observations, assisting, required reading, tests and a community-service project. A minimum of one year of regular yoga practice is recommended but not required before beginning this program. Whether you are looking to deepen your practice or begin teaching yoga, Blue Heron’s program will transform and empower you.

Upon completion, students will have completed the requirements to become a 200-hour RYT (registered yoga teacher) through Yoga Alliance.

At least one year of regular yoga practice is recommended but not required before beginning this course.  We welcome those of all fitness levels and body types to join this program.  This experience will be one that will expand and challenge the body and mind in ways that will strengthen you as a teacher and practitioner of yoga.

Blue Heron’s Yoga Teacher Training Program is co-directed by Lauren Richardson and Carrie Ganz. Our entire faculty is drawn from a community of teachers with vast experience in various yogic methods, styles and traditions. This year’s program will include instruction from Jenny Otto –, Suzie Hurley –, Naomi Gottlieb-Miller – www.tothestickymatandbeyond, Cheryl Catranbone -, Machelle Lee, Hannah Leatherbury, Peter Mosher and others.

At the end of this program, students are eligible to become Registered Yoga Teachers at the 200 hour level (RYT200) with Yoga Alliance.

2014 Program Dates

Last 2014 Information Session Date: February 8, 3-4 PM

Interested in sharing your love of yoga with others? Ready to make the change to a more satisfying career? Eager to deepen your understanding of yoga philosophy and practice? Come to our free Yoga Teacher Training information session and learn more about our comprehensive 13 weekend program, held over a 7 month time period, a training that will lead you towards Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200) eligibility. During this informational session you will get an overview of the program and get the opportunity to meet some of the core teaching staff. Bring your questions and shared enthusiasm for yoga and find out if our Yoga Teacher Training Program is right for you! Click here to register.

Classes Start February, 2014 *

2014 Yoga Teacher Training Program Schedule

Module 1 Module 2
 Feb 15/16  May 31/June 1
 March 1/2  June 14/15
 March 15/16  June 28/29
 March 29/30  July 12/13
 April 12/13  July 26/27
 May 3/4  August 9/10
 May 17/18 n/a

* Subject to change.

Call (301) 754-3730 or click here for more information.