200 Hour Foundational Teacher Training
set your foundation
Sanctuary for Yoga’s Evolutionary Exploration 200-Hour Teacher Training program flows over a 6 month period. Completion of the full program satisfies the requirements for Yoga Alliance certification at the 200-hour level. The program is open to all students who wish to deepen their practice and/or for those who want to learn to teach yoga.
For teachers who are looking to expand their knowledge, the program can be taken to satisfy Yoga Alliances’ continuing education requirements.
what to expect
Expect to dive into the roots of yoga and open your heart. As you deepen your practice and develop new skills, you will also begin to find your own voice as a teacher. Our program features a full curriculum that includes:
development of core teaching skills
Principles of proper alignment and integrated alignment within the flow of a class
- Key language skills
- Observation skills
- Hands on adjustments and enhancements
- Foundational alignment, preparations and modifications for full spectrum of asanas
Creating a collective flow — learn the common elements of a class and how to set a specific bhavana (feeling) that is appropriate for the theme of the class
Develop a purposely sequenced class plan centered around a theme and peak pose
Recognize the relationships between asanas and appropriate sequencing
Learn the function and energy of the asanas
At the root of vinyasa is Vinyasa Krama — Learn how this principle applies to both the stages of individual asanas and the greater flow of a class
Learn to use music as a tool to create and enhance the bhavana of a class
navigating the flow
- Integrating alignment within the flow
- Multi-dimensional sequencing
- Class planning techniques
- Based on observation skills, learn to give specific verbal cues to enhance alignment
- yoga philosophy and science (accordion widget)
- Ayurveda — the Medical Science of India
- Learn about Ayurveda and it’s relationship to yoga
- Specific vinyasa flows that integrate Ayurvedic principles
- Prana, the life force
- Prana vayus — vital breaths
- Pranayama — breath control
- Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
- Samkhya Philosophy
- Sacred texts
anatomy and physiology
- Importance of Yogic anatomy
- Planes of Movement
- Anatomical Language
- Therapeutic Applications
- Applications in Asana
- Bone and Muscle Structure
- Functions of the Yogic Body
- Subtle body modeling
- Learning about injuries
- Common injuries
- Therapeutic guidelines for working with injuries
- Injury prevention
Over the 6 month program, we meet 12 times, which are full and intense interactive hands-on weekends. The full program requires a significant time commitment so please consider your availability before registering.
A minimum of 1 year of consistent vinyasa flow yoga practice is required
To meet Yoga Alliance’s requirements for a 200-hour Registration, attendance at all modules is mandatory.
Prior to acceptance into the program, each applicant will be required to attend a class with Daphne or Tom. (exceptions can be made for out of town students)
All written assignments and projects must be completed to receive certification
Passing grade of the Sanctuary Yoga Training Competency Test
2019-2020 (now taking applications)
September 19-22, 2019 (Opening Immersion - Thursday to Sunday)
October 4-6, 2019
October 18-20, 2019
November 1-3, 2019
November 22-24, 2019
December 13-15, 2019
January 10-12, 2020
January 24-26, 2020
February 7-9, 2020
February 21-23, 2020
March 6-8, 2020
April 2-5, 2020 (Closing Immersion - Thursday to Sunday)
program module schedules
6:00pm - 9:00pm
8:00am - 12:00pm
1:30pm - 6:00pm
8:00am - 1:00pm
OPENING/CLOSING IMMERSION SCHEDULE
Thursday 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm 1:30 - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm 2:00pm - 6:30pm
Sunday 8:00am - 1:00pm
guest teacher weekend
Weekend Schedule may vary (details provided in Opening Immersion session)
Attendance at all modules is mandatory. Credit will not be given for partial attendance. Missed modules can be made up during the next program session.
A certificate will be issued once all requirements have been met - successful completion of all modules in their entirety, all assignments and full payment is received.
Program fees include all program modules and the following during the course of the program
15% discount on retail purchases
15% discount on all Sanctuary workshops and events
50 free classes with Tom &/or Daphne during the program
Light on Yoga – B.K.S. Iyengar (required text)
Daphne Larkin, E-RYT 500 — Director of Teacher Training Founder, Sanctuary for Yoga, Body & Spirit
Tom Larkin, E-RYT 500 — Director of Teacher Training Founder, Sanctuary for Yoga, Body & Spirit
Sonjé Mayo — Anatomy
Jessalynn Hakanson — Pre-natal Studies
Melissa Eltringham — Special Needs Studies & Mentor
Nicki Doane — Foundations of Maya Yoga
Cancellations seven (7) days or more before start date
Total cost of training minus the non-refundable deposit, remaining balance will be credited to your Sanctuary Account.
Cancellations in the six (6) days prior to start date
Total cost of training minus the non-refundable deposit plus 10% (of total training cost) Administration Fee, remaining balance will be credited to your Sanctuary Account.
Cancellations within 24 hours of start date
Total cost of training minus the non-refundable registration fee plus 25% of total training cost will be deducted, remaining balance will be credited to your Sanctuary account.
Full Program investment: $2,875.00
Pay-in-Full: $2,675.00 (paid on/before Thursday of 1st module)
Pay-per-Module: $375 1st Module, then $250 each remaining module
$150 Non-refundable deposit (deposit used towards payment of program)
registration & cancellation policy
No cash refunds.
When applicable, refunds will be credited to your Sanctuary Account and may be used for classes, workshops, teacher trainings or boutique purchases.
Registrations for all event types without payment cannot be guaranteed.
Payment for all event types must be made in full on or before first session of the event, unless alternative payment options have been arranged in advance with Sanctuary for Yoga
No refunds will be issued after the workshop/training begins. No refunds will be given for no-shows.