Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Saturdays 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sundays 10 am - 5 pm
Payment plans available. We work with each individual on a case by case basis to find the right payment program.
Journey towards Teaching: BelovedYoga Vinyasa Teacher Training
200hr RYS program
Class Limit: 20
PLEASE SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO BELOVED YOGA care of Jafar Alexander, 200hr
Download the Application
Director, Jafar Alexander
You will be contacted within 24 hrs.
BelovedYoga 200 hour Flow Yoga program will provide a safe, nurturing, and creative
environment in which to grow and deepen one’s practice. Thus beginning the journey towards
becoming a Yoga Teacher.
We offer a unique 50 hour mentoring model for those interested in cultivating their seat as a
teacher. Our 50 hour mentoring program is included in this program and each trainee can
choose to participate in this program.
BelovedYoga recognizes the necessity for sensitivity in creating safe and accessible spaces in a
group setting. Intrinsic to our Teacher Training program is the BelovedYoga Trauma-Informed
Tool Kit. You will develop skills in languaging, cultivating safe spaces, assisting, and learn the
tools to respect individual exploration and expression.
Our Program is certified by the nationally recognized Yoga Alliance and upon completion of
program, graduation participants will receive 200 Hr RYT certification. Please read more about
our, Mentoring Program.
Jafar Alexander, eRYT 500, 200 hr Director
Maryam Ovissi, eRYT 500, RPYT & RCYT, Owner
Narayana Billy Koch
200 hr Program Overview:
~Gain knowledge about the history, philosophy and various paths of Yoga
~Insight into the Yoga Sutras & Bhagavad Gita
~Establish and deepen a daily asana and meditation practice
~Deepen your understanding of postures and their benefits/contradictions
~Gain understanding into why, when, and how to assist
~Begin to read the body and adapt postures appropriately
~Sequence postures to create a balanced flow
~Anatomy for Yoga Teachers
~Intro to Energetic Anatomy
~Understand the muscular-skeletal components of selected postures
~Cultivate deeper levels of awareness and balance in mind and body
~Learn to establish a daily meditation practice and learn to lead group meditation
~Assist students in experiencing transformation
~Learn safe and effective adjustments
~Intelligent Sequencing for all levels of classes
~Learn about the art of language for teaching
~Learn about the power of music in your classes
~Deepen your knowledge of Sanskrit and Chanting
The curriculum for the 200 hour Training will meet the Yoga Alliance Standards as well:
Techniques Training/Practice, Teaching Methodology, Anatomy and Physiology, Yoga
Philosophy/Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers, Practicum and remaining hours of additional
home study and practice. In order to apply for the 200 hour level we require having experience
with yoga for at least one year.
FEES: The cost of the program is $2900
Early Bird Discount $2800 if paid in full before Sept 1, 2016
*There may be one or two additional workshops you will need to pay with Master Teachers. We
are still finalizing schedules.
*Books may be purchased at BelovedYoga and you will receive 20% off all books when enrolled
in this program.
*This fee includes a 30 class pass and teacher training manual. Monthly payments are
In order to insure the quality of the program is sustained, we only accept 20 students into this
program. We fill out and have had waiting lists for the past several years, please sign up early.
Please fill out the Application to apply to the BelovedYoga Flow Teacher Training. Email, drop off
or post your completed application. Teacher Trainees will receive special discounted rates for
required workshops at the studio during your training.
Teacher Training Dates:
Trainees may miss only two weekends. Additional work will need to be done to fulfill the hours.
Saturday: 12:30 – 6:30 Sunday: 10 – 5
Mar 4-5 Graduation
Required Reading (books sold at studio at 20% discount):
You will receive A 200 hr Workbook & 200 hr Yoga Sutra Study Manual
Bhagavad Gita (Stephen Mitchell)
Yamas & Niyamas by Deborah Adele
Anatomy for Vinyasa Flow & Standing Poses by Dr. Ray Long
Teaching Yoga by Mark Stephens
The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice by George Feuerstein
All Books by Mohan
All Books by Gary Kraftsow
Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Moving Into Stillness: Erich Schiffman
Dynamic Yoga by Godfrey Devereux
Genius of Stretching by Bob Cooley
The Yogi Entrepreneur by Darren Main
The Tree of Yoga by Iyengar
Yoga of Eating by Charles Eisenstein
Class Limit 20