Yoga Alliance Approved 200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification
Want to be a leader for positive change in your cOMmunity?
Need an anchor – a group of kindred spirits to connect with during these uncertain times in our world?
Seeking a respected, and established, yoga teacher training program to deepen your practice and prepare you to teach?
You have come to the right place.
Nectar Yoga Studios: 7 years in the DC area, and 12 successful 200-hour yoga teacher training classes. Look no further!
Our updated curriculum reflects the needs of the new normal! How?
1. Training class size is now capped. We diligently respect social distancing needs when in-person.
2. The training is a combination of limited in-person meetings and virtual meetings. We want every trainee to feel comfortable.
Learn the skills needed to teach challenging, inspirational, and safe yoga classes.
Our curriculum is divided into weekend modules. Nectar Yoga’s user friendly format teaches students to apply the knowledge and skills learned in a practical way. Trainees are developed to become confident yoga professionals upon graduation.
Unlike many YTT programs, our mentoring does not stop there: we support our graduates beyond graduation with 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.
- Anatomy and movement science
- Yoga philosophy and energetics
- Smart sequencing
Virtual yoga class design
- 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:
Convenience & Flexibility
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 boast a combined 30+ years of experience in the industry, and hold advanced degrees in Education. Guest faculty are leaders in their fields, and have been hand-picked for their exceptional expertise.
Quality Instruction & Program Design
Your yoga teacher certification is an investment; each 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
Wheels of Life, by Anodea Judith
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: Journal(s) and a Three-Ring Binder (1.5-2 inches)
Early Bird: $2,000 (save 20% off the regular rate)
*Early bird rate is valid up until October 1, 2020.
Regular Rate: $2,500
Payment plans are available at the regular rate price – please ask!
Tuition assistance is also available; we offer a limited number of partial scholarships for each training cohort. Preference is given to applicants who are already active in our studio community, and intend to teach yoga to non-traditional or underserved populations of yogis.
Our award is a low $1,500 tuition rate. Scholarship winners are provided an exclusive payment plan spread out over the teacher training. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
2020/2021 Training Schedule
Module 1 Oct 23-25
Module 2 Nov 6-8
Module 3 Nov 20-22
Module 4 Dec 4-6
Module 5 Dec 18-20
Module 6 Jan 8-10
Module 7 Jan 22-24
Module 8 Feb 5-8
Module 9 Feb 19-21
Module 10 Mar 5-7
Required (Virtual) Weekly Discussion:
Wednesday evenings: 7:15-8:15pm
Training modules are hosted online via Zoom and at on-site at Power Nectar Yoga.
Join us for a Zoom information session – dates and announcements are coming soon!