Online 200 Hour Teacher Training Program

Led by

Lindsay Hilscher

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA   Yoga teacher training: Yoga Vida   Favorite vice: Almond milk latte prepared by an expert barista    Flow class style: Moderate pace, athletic, Ashtanga influenced

Erica Chen

Erica Chen has always had a passion for movement - a lifelong dancer from Florida turned NYC based yoga instructor, she received her 200hr RYT as well as her mentorship through Yoga Vida NYC. She has since comple...

Jeffrey Villanueva

I moved to New York in 2009 and began practicing at Jivamukti Yoga School.  In 2011 I completed the 300hr Jivamukti Yoga Certification, respectfully thanking Sharon Gannon and David Life for making that possible ...

Nathan Lowry

Yoga + Meditation Teacher

Online 200 Hour Teacher Training Program

Ready to enroll?
Join Yoga Vida this July-September for an innovative, online, and Yoga Alliance certified 200 Hour Teacher Training program. Whether you want to become a yoga teacher or simply deepen your home practice, this foundational training program will transform your understanding of yoga. 
 
Over 8 weeks, students will have the freedom to work at their own pace each week, then meet live with senior Yoga Vida teachers every weekend for interactive training sessions. 
 
Yoga Vida has run an established 200 Hour program over the past 9 years, which has graduated more than 830 students. The training format will be different this year, but the program will run on the same foundation of community and accessibility. Whether you have practiced yoga for 6 months or 16 years, if you are ready to learn, then this 200 Hour Teacher Training Program is for you! 
 
Throughout the program, we will study:
-Yoga Asana
-Anatomy and Alignment
-Philosophy and Yoga History
-Intelligent Sequencing
-Effective communication through clear verbal cues
-Working with special populations including pregnant women and those with injuries
-Other topics including: Pranayama & Meditation, OM & Dharma Talks, Teaching Privates, Digital Teaching, Chakras, the Business of Yoga, and more!

Training Dates: 7/19/20 – 9/20/20 (off weekend 9/4-9/6)  
 
Training will include:
-An Opening Ceremony on Sunday 7/19 from 12:00-2:00pm 
-Watching prerecorded training content with senior Yoga Vida teachers each week, beginning 7/19 (15 hours per week)
-Attending interactive weekend sessions via Zoom:
            Saturday 10:00am-12:30pm
            Sunday 10:00am-12:30pm
 
Additional Responsibilities:
Weekly homework, asana practice, class observations, practice teaching sessions, and one short group presentation (40 hours total, or around 5 hours per week)
 
Suggested Preparation:
Practice yoga!
 
Yoga Vida Teaching Staff:
Adam Vitolo, Cat Acquaviva, Eileen Goddard, Erica Chen, Jeffrey Villanueva, Lindsay Hilscher, Nathan Lowry & Tracy Maltz
 
Required Text:
“The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali” translation by Edwin F. Bryant
 
Suggested Texts:
“Light on Yoga” by B.K.S. Iyengar
“Yoga Anatomy” by Leslie Kaminoff
“Bhagavad Gita” translation by Winthrop Sargeant
“Hatha Yoga Pradipika” translation by the Bihar School
 
Self Investment: $2.000
 
Early Bird Rate: $1,500
Early Bird Deadline – Monday, July 6 2020 
 
*** All students will receive three months of unlimited yoga on YV TV, beginning 7/19/20!

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.