100 and 200 Hour Power Yoga Teacher Training Programs
100 and 200 Hour Teacher Training
Dates for 2014 Available Now
Are you interested in deepening your yoga practice? Have you considered teaching yoga? Are you already a certified yoga teacher but looking for some new inspiration and skills?
Savannah Power Yoga’s 200 Hour Teacher Training program is divided into two modules, designed for both new and existing yoga teachers.
Yoga 101 consists of the foundations of yoga: asana, pranayama, meditation, anatomy, history and philosophy. Students wishing to gain their 200 hour certification will take all of the Yoga 101 workshops in addition to the Advanced Vinyasa teacher training. You may take the Yoga 101 Curriculum in our extended weekend format (7 Saturdays) or you may participate in a 1 week residential intensive program. See below for details.
Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training focuses on the techniques for teaching a powerful vinyasa yoga class. This portion of the training is open to 200 hour program participants as well as already certified teachers wishing to advance their teaching skills. You may take the Advanced Vinyasa Curriculum in our extended weekend format (5 weekends) or you may participate in a 1 week residential intensive program. See below for details.
Savannah Power Yoga is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance. Successful completion of the 200 Hour program will make students eligible to register with Yoga Alliance. If you are looking to become a certified yoga teacher, you should take both parts of the program. If you are already a certified teacher, and looking to focus on becoming a powerful vinyasa yoga teacher, the Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training module is designed for you and will give you YA CEU's.
Savannah Power Yoga is recognized as a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Program (MyCAA) school and participants may be eligible for up to $4000 in tuition support through the MyCAA program. MyCAA, a component of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program, is a career development and employment assistance program. MyCAA helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or Associate's Degrees (excluding Associate's Degrees in General Studies, Liberal Arts, and Interdisciplinary Studies that do not have a concentration) necessary for gainful employment in high demand, high growth Portable Career Fields and Occupations. Email us to find out more.
Yoga 101 Dates for 2014:
We offer two formats for this program. You may take the individual workshops on alternating Saturdays from March 22 - July 26 <or> you may participate in a week long retreat and complete all of the curriculum during the intensive 1 week program. Note that there will be required reading prior to the commencement of the weeklong intensive.
All Yoga 101 sessions run Saturday from 12:15 - 7:45 pm
The weeklong intensive is residential and participation will be from approximately 7:00 am - 9:00 pm each day
Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training Dates for 2014:
We offer two formats for this program. You may take the individual workshops on alternating Weekends from June 14 - August 31 <or> you may participate in a week long retreat and complete all of the curriculum during the intensive 1 week program. Note that participants wishing to include this in a 200 hour certification program will have homework and practice teaching requirements between the week long intensive in March and final exam and completion of the program in August.
June 14 and 15
June 21-22 or 28-29 (TBD)
All Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training weekends run Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
The weeklong intensive is residential and participation will be from approximately 7:00 am - 9:00 pm each day.
200 Hour Power Yoga Teacher Training
Weekend Format $2900 - includes unlimited yoga classes March 22 - August 31
10% discount if you pay in full before March 1st
Weeklong Residential Format - $2900 + Room and Board TBD (Estimated at $500-$1500 for each week)
Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training (100 Hours)
Weekend Format $1900 - includes unlimited yoga classes June 14 - August 31
10% discount if you pay in full before June 1st
Weeklong Residential Format - $1900 + Room and Board TBD (Estimated at $500-$1500)
A scholarship for partial funding of the training is available. Please email Stephanie and request an application. For more information on the scholarship and other creative payment options, please attend one of the information sessions.
Yoga 101 Curriculum
The Yoga 101 program is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge required to teach yoga safely and effectively, with a strong foundation in the history and philosophy of yoga. We will look at the postures in depth and learn the nitty gritty details you don't learn in a typical yoga class.
- True North Alignment
- Standing Poses
- Sun Salutations
- Inversions and Balancing Poses
- Hip Openers
- Introduction to Breath and Bandhas
- Introduction to Meditation
Anatomy and Physiology
- The Shoulders and Wrists
- The Hips and Knees
- The Neck and Back
- Introduction to the Chakras
- Prenatal Yoga
History and Philosophy
- What is Yoga?
- Survey of Yoga
- Introduction to the Yoga Sutras
- The Yamas and Niyamas
- The Bhagavad Gita
- Chanting and Mantra: The Sounds of Yoga
Journey into Power, Baron Baptiste
The Key Muscles of Yoga, Ray Long
The Bhagavad Gita
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thic Naht Hanh
Advanced Vinyasa Teacher Training Curriculum
If you are an RYT-200 certified vinyasa yoga teacher and are looking to take your teaching to the next level, this program is designed for you. Join Kate Taylor for this 100 hour program designed to teach you the skills to go from good to great. This program involves training, coaching, and self-inquiry.
This program is not about learning sanskrit, studying lots of ancient texts, or deconstructing each asana, you did this in Yoga 101 or your previous yoga certification program. In this program we will engage in self-study and do lots of practice teaching. This program will traing you to be a great teacher - which means you are an inspiration to your students, you see your students as higher beings, and hold up the mirror of insight for them. Your own practice and self-study are essential in this journey. True teaching comes from the heart and not from the head. To teach in this manner you will need to get out of your head and learn to tap into your own higher being.
You will learn:
• a powerful vinyasa method suitable for teaching all levels of students
• how to lose the script and teach with your own authentic voice
• how to bring your own inner wisdom to your teaching
• how to give and receive feedback
• how to empower your students and help them reach their personal potential
This program is based upon the Baptiste Power Vinyasa method but is suitable for any power/vinyasa teacher hoping to master the art of teaching with ease, from the heart.
Program participants will be required to attend all weekends and practice teach with their peers between the scheduled weekend sessions.
- The Power Yoga Sequence
- Teaching a Powerful Vinyasa Flow
- Hands On Assisting
- Qualities of a Powerful Teacher
- The Business of Yoga
- Connecting With Your Students
- Managing the Energy of a Class
- Use of Voice and Language
- Common Teaching Pitfalls
- How to Teach Private Yoga Classes
- Teaching to Seniors
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
- Ethics for Yoga Teachers
- Community Process
- Giving and Receiving Feedback
- Practice Teaching
- Videotaping and Review
Journey Into Power, Baron Baptiste
Health, Healing, and Beyond, T.K.V. Desikachar
Kate Taylor, E-RYT200, is Georgia's only certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa teacher. She has been practicing and exploring Yoga since 1998 and taken over 1000 hours of yoga teacher training. She has assisted Baron Baptiste at his teacher trainings bootcamps and is committed to sharing the power of yoga. Read more about Kate's path here.