200-Hour Foundational
Teacher Training Program

In Studio + Virtual Options
Yoga Alliance 200-Hour Certification Approved

Designed for students who desire to deepen their practice and/or learn to teach yoga.


The Path of Practice


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 the development of core teaching skills, navigating the flow, anatomy and physiology.

Our teaching comes directly from our practice - from years of dedicated study and the lineage of many teachers.  We provide you with a solid foundation in the practice of yoga.  We honor classical alignment, creative expression, and the freedom that comes from stability and clear understanding.  What you offer as a teacher comes directly from your practice, so we provide you with the tools you need to get started on this path and evolve into an inspired teacher.

  • Get on your mat - learn classical alignment and how to teach is within the flow of a vinyasa practice. 

  • Change your perspective

  • Be a student first 

  • Learn the importance of Krama.  there are no shortcuts.

  • Fall in love with your practice and discover more about yourself than you ever thought possible.

  • Study classical texts and discover relevance in your daily life


Development of Core Teaching Skills

Principles of proper alignment and integrated alignment within the flow of a class.

  • Key language skills

  • Observation skills class evolution

  • 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 

  • Hands-on adjustments and enhancements

  • Foundational alignment, preparations, and modifications for full spectrum of asanas

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Anatomy and Physiology

  • Importance of Yogic anatomy

  • Applications in Asana

  • Bone and Muscle Structure

  • Energetic Anatomy

  • Chakras

  • Nadis

  • Common injuries

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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

  • Pranayama — breath control

  • Philosophy

  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

  • Sacred texts

  • Chanting

  • Meditation

  • Ethics

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Over the course of the program, we meet for 8 full and intensive interactive weekends. In addition, there are 6 check-in sessions, designed to provide you a space, with our amazing mentors, to get questions answered and refine your practice.

  • 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.

  • All written assignments and projects must be completed to receive certification

  • Passing grade of the Sanctuary Yoga Training Competency Test


Program Dates


Full Weekend Intensives 

November 5 -7, 2021 (Guest Teacher Nicki Doane)

December 2 - 5, 2021 Opening Weekend

January 7 - 9, 2022 (Anatomy Training - Sonje Mayo)

January 20 - 23, 2022

February 3 - 6, 2022 

February 17 - 20, 2022 

March 3 - 6, 2022 

March 31 - April 3, 2022



Check-in Thursday Sessions

January 13, 2022

January 27, 2022

February 10, 2022

February 24, 2022

March 10, 2022

March 24, 2022

Evolutionary Faculty

Core Faculty

  • Daphne Larkin, E-RYT 500 — Director of Teacher Training Founder, Sanctuary for Yoga, Body & Spirit

Guest Faculty and Program Mentors

 Program Mentors

  • To be announced

Program Module Schedules


Full Weekend Intensives


  6:00pm - 9:00pm



  4:00pm - 9:00pm



  8:00am - 6:00pm

    (breaks included, class with daphne @10:00am)



  8:00am - 2:00pm

    (breaks included)


Check-in Sessions 


  6:00pm - 8:00pm


Guest Teacher Weekends 

Nicki Doane


  6:00pm - 8:30pm


  9:00am - 11:30am 

  1:00pm - 3:30pm 


  9:00am - 11:30am 

  1:00pm - 3:30pm 


Sonjé Mayo


  6:00pm - 8:30pm


  8:00am - 10:00am 

  2:00pm - 4:00pm 

  4:00pm - 6:00pm 


  8:00am - 10:00am 

  11:00am - 1:00pm 



Full Program Investment: $2,900.00**

Pay-in-Full Specials:
$2,500.00 (paid on/before program date)

$500 Non-refundable deposit
(deposit used towards the payment of program) 

** Payment Plans Available and are based on

Full Program Investment Price

Additional Program Elements

  • 20 hours - Reading/Report Requirements

  • 83 hours - Personal Practice

  • 25 hours - Practice Teaching

  • Yoga Related Research Paper

Program Policies

  • 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

    • 4 months of free classes with Core Faculty


Registration & Cancellation Policy

No cash refunds.

When applicable, refunds will be credited to your Sanctuary Account and may be used for classes, workshops, teacher training, or boutique purchases.

Cancellations seven (7) days or more before the start date

The total cost of training minus the non-refundable deposit, the remaining balance will be credited to your Sanctuary Account.

Cancellations in the six (6) days prior to the start date

The total cost of training minus the non-refundable deposit plus 10% (of total training cost) Administration Fee, the remaining balance will be credited to your Sanctuary Account.

Cancellations within 24 hours of the start date

The total cost of training minus the non-refundable registration fee plus 25% of the total training cost will be deducted, the remaining balance will be credited to your Sanctuary Account.

Cancellations after the program start


No refunds will be issued after the workshop/training begins.  No refunds will be given for no-shows.