200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Vinyasa Flow & Hatha Yoga Interdisciplinary

Where:

Frog Lotus Yoga Studio North Adams, MA, USA

When:

May 16-23, 2020

July 11-18, 2020

September 12-19, 2020

*must attend all 3 weeks

This is a comprehensive Yoga instructor training, designed in accordance with the 200 hour requirements for registration with Yoga Alliance. Our program has been running for 14 years and we have graduates all over the world! At the end of the course you will be a Certified Yoga Instructor, eligible to register with Yoga Alliance, simply by sending in a copy of your certificate. You will be qualified to teach BOTH 'Vinyasa Flow Yoga', otherwise known as 'Power Yoga' AND you may also study to teach an easier level of practice for 'Hatha Yoga Interdisciplinary' in addition to or instead of 'Vinyasa Flow Yoga'. This is a rare opportunity to either receive a double certification or choose Hatha or Vinyasa Flow Yoga track.

If you are searching for a program where you will receive full support, expert instruction, and lasting inspiration Frog Lotus Yoga is the place for you. In the Yoga Teacher Training you will find a safe space to push your own edge and will emerge open-hearted, radiant with confidence, brimming with possibility, and fully prepared to begin teaching!

OUR STYLE

The style we teach is a creative, dynamic, and intelligent flow which can be easily adapted to different levels and different tempos. Over 100 poses will be covered in-depth during the training with special attention to anatomical sequencing and skillful assists. The training presents a unique opportunity for trainees as they will participate in the on-going class schedule at the studio to take, observe, and assist classes. Trainees also have access to a 3-week pass to the on-going class schedule to take additional classes during the training as part of the practicum hours.

EXAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

Monday - Friday:
7:00 - 9:15am—Meditation & Yoga Practice
9:15 - 11:00am—Breakfast/optional yoga classes at the studio
11:00am - 1:00pm—Training Session
1:00 - 2:00pm—Lunch
2:00 - 4:00/4:30pm—Lecture/Training Session
Evening yoga classes to take, assist, or observe as part of the required curriculum 

Evening lectures, homework & office hours

Saturday:

1 morning class required, either: 

9:30am Vinyasa or 11:00am Gentle

2:30pm - 7:00pm—Training Session

Sunday:

1 morning class required, either:

8:30am Hatha or 10am Power Flow

11:30am - 7:00pm—Training Session

There will be homework and practicum hours everyday!

Please note this is an intensive program and you will not be able to work or attend other programs. It is recommended that you clear your schedule to be able to fully immerse yourself!

COURSE OUTLINE

  • History and Philosophy of Yoga

  • Meditation

  • Intensive study and practice of Asanas (postures)

  • Sanskrit names of yoga postures

  • Assisting and modification of poses

  • Anatomy

  • Yogic diet

  • Pranayama

  • Chanting

  • The Business of teaching Yoga

  • Class sequencing and planning

  • Observation of yoga classes at studio

  • Hands on assisting of classes at studio

  • Practice teaching

  • Deepen and further your own yoga practice with unlimited daily classes included in the fee

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REQUIRED READING

  • The Key Muscles of Yoga: Scientific Keys, Volume 1 by Ray Long and Chris Macivor

  • Yoga: A Yoga Journal Book by Linda Sparrowe

  • Inside the Yoga Sutras ** Reverend Jaganath Carrerra
    **Please read this book before coming

  • Frog Lotus Yoga Teacher Training Manual. Link to purchase will be provided to applicants

  • The Perfect Chaturanga by Jennilee Toner

QUALIFICATIONS

A minimum of one year's yoga practice and reasonable competence is required to qualify for the Yoga Teacher Training Course. You are also required to be in good health, physically and mentally. Please note that this is a 'Yoga Teacher Training Intensive' that is for certification. This is not a holiday or a retreat.

INVESTMENT

$3000 includes tuition, certifications (upon successful completion of all practicums & requirements), 3 week class pass at Frog Lotus Yoga Studio

Payment can be made in three installments: the initial deposit of $200 is paid upon applying. The 2nd deposit of $1400 is due 60 days prior to the start of the training. The remaining balance is due in full upon your arrival or by the start of the first class. Payment can be made in full at any time prior to the training. Please contact us if you need other arrangements.

HOW TO GET TO US

The nearest airport and train station is in Albany, New York. From Albany you can take a yellow cab to North Adams. The cab ride is about one hour and 15 minutes. It costs approximately $125 but you may be able to coordinate with other students and share a cab. The nearest bus stop is in Williamstown, MA located just 10 minutes from the studio. There is plenty of parking if you bring your own car. We can also email more detailed info regarding directions and buses upon request.

Please contact Jennifer Yarro at froglotusstudio@gmail.com

ACCOMODATION & MEALS

Lodging and meals are not provided for this training. However, visiting students will be supported with contacts for local affordable rentals available through local FLY students, hotels, B&B's, and campsite information. If there is enough interest amongst the trainees, we can hire catering for lunch and/or lunch & dinner at an additional cost. Applicants will be forwarded this information. You may also send a request for this information to Jennifer Yarro at froglotusstudio@gmail.com

Students will be encouraged to eat a healthy plant-based diet during the training. As Karen Ring is a nutrition specialist, several conversations and lectures will support your healthy eating habits. Due to the busy schedule, it is recommended that you plan to bring lunch every day or we will have a catered meal. You are welcome to dine locally for breakfast or dinner as you wish. Information on local venues will be given.

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ADDITIONAL TRAININGS

Frog Lotus Yoga also offers continual training and certification in specialized modes of instruction such as prenatal, restorative, Thai Yoga Massage, AcroYoga, and much more. These are often scheduled around the Yoga Teacher Trainings for those who are interested. Please review the website for more events.

Lesha B

"...If someone wants a life-changing experience, this is the place."

Natasha R

"...I feel empowered and well on my way to teaching."

Patricia M

"...So much expertise was bestowed on me!"

Gail S

"...go to the training and find out for yourself!"

OUR

 FACULTY

This three-week intensive Yoga Teacher Training is an exceptionally high quality, comprehensive, and transformative experience. This Yoga Alliance approved 200-hour course is passionately and masterfully led by Jennifer Yarro, owner and director of Frog Lotus Yoga, FLY staff, and Special Guest Teachers.

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