200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification

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Yoga Alliance Approved 200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification

Learn the skills needed to teach challenging, inspirational, and safe yoga classes. Our curriculum is divided into weekend modules spanning 3 to 5 months. Nectar Yoga’s user friendly format teaches students to apply the knowledge and skills learned in a practical, progressive way.

Students are developed to become confident yoga professionals upon graduation. And our mentoring does not stop there: we support our graduates beyond graduation with 3-month internship opportunities.

Our program is unique! Return to the Nectar Yoga teacher training alumni family any time after certification completion to audit modules for continuing education!

Simply put, we teach teachers. Our program is built for busy, adult learners seeking flexibility in programming.

Topics Include:

  • Anatomy and movement science
  • Yoga philosophy and energetics
  • Smart sequencing
  • Hands-on assists
  • Learning styles
  • Behavior change
  • Specific populations
  • Hot Power Yoga
  • Business of yoga
  • Group volunteer project
  • Private yoga training…and more!

What We Offer:

 Our 200-hour program is convenient for those with busy schedules. We allow for module make-ups.

Authored by Jane Bahneman, M.S., (E-RYT 500, RPYT (prenatal), ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist, ACE Group Fitness Instructor), the training is taught by professional educators. In addition to years of yoga education and experience, the lead facilitators not only boast a combined 30+ years of experience in the industry, but hold advanced degrees in Education. Guest faculty are nothing short of experts in their field and have been hand-picked for their exceptional professionalism and areas of expertise.

Curriculum is intelligently designed, and presented in an easy to digest format. Participants will embark on a complete journey – building both the hard and soft skills required of teaching yoga. From enhancing personal self-awareness to understanding and applying the art and science of yoga instruction and leadership, trainees are guided via the unique educational system: observation, integration, teaching application.

Mentorship opportunities are available exclusively for our graduates. Investment in the 3-month mentorship provides new instructors with the unique opportunity to gain studio teaching experience; assist seasoned instructors; and learn more about the business of yoga. Interns also receive preference for job openings when available. Additional information is provided during the 200-hour training.

Your yoga teacher certification is an investment, and we promise that every required resource will be used extensively during our program.

Teaching Yoga, by Mark Stephens

Wherever You Go There You Are, by Jon Kabat-Zin

The Language of Yoga, by Nicolai Bachman (recommended)

Inside the Yoga Sutras, by Reverend Jaganath Carrera

The Bhagavad Gita, by Eknath Easwaran (recommended)

Yoga Anatomy, Second Edition, by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews

The Anatomy of the Spirit, by Caroline Myss

Meditations from the Mat, by Rolf Gates and Katrina Kenison

Nourishing the Teacher, by Daniela Arguetty (Second Edition, available soon)

Yoga Adjustments, by Mark Stephens

Additional Needs: Personal (Blank) Journal(s), Folders, and a Three-Ring Binder (1.5-2 inches)

We will also provide you with many suggestions for supplemental reading and personal study throughout the training.

Early Bird: $2,700 (10% off the regular rate), inclusive of all required textbooks (a $250 value)*
*Early bird rate is valid up until February 23.
Regular Rate: $3000
Payment plans are available for the regular rate price – please ask!

Active and Retired Military, Spouses, and First Responders discounted registration rate is available. Please inquire directly: info@bluenectaryoga.com.

Tuition assistance is also available; we offer a limited number of partial scholarships for each training cohort. Preference is given to applicants who are active in our studio community and intend to teach yoga to non-traditional or underserved populations of yogis. Our scholarship award is a low $2,500 tuition rate, inclusive of all required books (an additional $250 value). Scholarship winners are provided an exclusive payment plan spread out over the teacher training. Please e-mail info@bluenectaryoga.com to briefly share your story and to inquire about application.

Spring/Summer 2020 Training Schedule
Module 1 Mar 13-15
Module 2 Mar 27-29
Spring Break
Module 3 Apr 17-19
Module 4 May 1-3
Module 5 May 15-17
Module 6 May 29-31
Module 7 Jun 12-14
Module 8 Jun 26-28

Friday 5:30-9:30pm
Saturday 12:30-9:30pm
Sunday 10:30am-6:30pm

Training modules are primarily hosted at Blue Nectar Yoga; some training days will be held at Power Nectar Yoga and ample notice will be provided to trainees.

Register here!

Join us for a free open house and info session at Power Nectar Yoga Sunday Feb 23 7:15pm. RSVP here!