Whether you’re a committed practitioner ready to deepen your understanding of yoga, or an aspiring yoga teacher, this comprehensive program will lay a strong foundation for an empowered practice and the ability to intelligently share the practice.

 

Yoga is the journey of the selfthrough the self, to the self.”  – The Bhagavad Gita

 

Yoga is an opportunity to sharpen the lens in which we see the world and ourselves. Take this journey that just may leave you forever changed on the other side.  

 

A 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training is not only the first step into teaching, but into a well-educated self practice and self understanding. This transformational program is designed to provide the tools needed to step into your power — to intimately understand the foundation of modified Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga, to find your inner voice, your inner compass and confidently communicate a safe and effective yoga class. 

 

Be part of a like-minded, mindful community, creating friendships for life. Be ready to transform on every level, physically, spiritually, emotionally and mentally. Grow more than you can imagine.

 

Our mission is to facilitate a program that guides you into your true, empowered self and provides you the tools to share the love for this practice. 

 

Schedule: 

This 4 month program includes 8 weekends, Saturday & Sunday from 8am-6pm 

Weekends: 

 

October-  3, 4, 10, 11, 24 & 25
November- 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22
January 2021- 9, 10, 23, 24

Additionally the below Thursday nights from 5:30 PM- 8:30 PM

 

October- 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November- 5, 12, 19
December- 3, 10, 17
January 2021- 7, 14, 21

Curriculum:

 

Practice

 

Develop a deep connection to your personal practice, for your personal practice becomes your teaching. This program sets practice as the foundation. 

 

 

Techniques covered 

       Asana: Intimately explore asanas and leave feeling confident in instructing   modified primary series of Ashtanga Yoga 

       Pranayama

       Ujjayi breath

       Meditation

       Mantra

       Chanting

       The Tristana of Ashtanga Yoga

       Intelligently sequencing through the foundation of Ashtanga yoga

 

 

Teaching Methodology

 

This is a tangible training, providing you the tools to confidently teach a safe and effective yoga class. Dive deep into asanas, understand alignment, find your voice and learn how to skillfully cue and facilitate a powerful yoga class.

 

 “If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it.” – Yogi Bhajan.

 

We will learn through doing. You will practice teaching and receive valuable feedback from your peers and faculty.

 

       Asana lab: learning and understanding safe and effective alignment

       The art of safe and powerful adjustments

       Modifications, up-leveling, wall work and prop use 

       Prenatal tips

       Cueing

       Finding your voice

       Observing

       Bringing yoga to different populations

       Learning through doing- teaching practicum

 

The Business of Yoga

       Ethics

       The raw truth about teaching

       Marketing

       How to find your first teaching gig

 

Yoga Philosophy and Lifestyle 

 

  • History of Ashtanga Yoga & lineage 
  • Energetics of Yoga 
  • The Yoga Sutras 
  • Eight Limb Path 
  • Sanskrit 
  • Yoga as service 
  • Mindful living 
  • Ayurveda 

 

Anatomy and Physiology

 

Understand the body to deepen your understanding of the asanas. Name and locate muscles, bones, and joints. Learn spinal integrity and how your anatomy works within the asanas. 

 

Ayurveda

Ayurveda, “The Knowledge of Life”, is the sister science to Yoga and are meant to be explored together in order to step into true well-being.  Learn the fundamentals of this ancient and relevant science, as it applies to you and your practice. Gain an understanding of what it means to connect to your true nature, understand balance and imbalance and how to live in greater harmony with all. 

 

Self-Study

 

Take what we learn in the classroom and digest it through self-study. 

Reading yogic texts, completing homework assignments, observing group classes and journaling are a few examples of self-study that will be assigned and turned in for completion of the program. 

 

Faculty 

 

Sarah Klein- Director 

Sheryl McGourty – Ayurveda, Prenatal Yoga, Ethics and The Business of Yoga 

Deb Buck – Yoga Sutras and Philosophy

Rob Klein, M.D.- Anatomy and Physiology

Corrin Vecchitto – Meditation, Pranayama and Mantra 

 

Certification 

 

This 200 Hour Teacher Training is a Yoga Alliance Certified program. Upon completion of course work and graduation from the program, students may apply for a 200-RYT  through the Yoga Alliance website.

 

 

Tuition 

Program Cost

Investment: 2,850

  • $500 Non-refundable deposit to hold your spot, $2,350 due at the start of the program 
  • Early bird price $2,700 by February 15th paid in full 

 

Need a payment plan? Contact Sarah Klein directly wholehealthlab@gmail.com

 

Are you ready to dive in? Contact Sarah Klein directly with questions and to receive the application to apply wholehealthlab@gmail.com 585.613.1981 


WEEKLY CLASSES

Durango, Colorado

Wednesday | 8:30-9:45am | Hot Vinyasa
The Sweaty Buddha 

Wednesday | 5:30-6:45pm | Rocket Yoga Home Shala Small Group Class

 (contact Sarah directly for more information) 

Friday | 8:30-9:45am | Ashtanga- Inspired
YOGA DURANGO 

Friday | 12-1:30pm | Home Shala Small Group Class + Yoga Philosophy

 (contact Sarah directly for more information)