Teacher Training: September–December 2014



We are very excited to offer a 200-hour teacher training! If you are interested in becoming a teacher or simply deepening your practice, this could be the program for you. Included in your training: in-depth study of ethics, asana, anatomy, philosophy, pranayama, practice teaching, feedback on your teaching, hands-on adjustments, the business of being a yoga teacher, restorative yoga, select readings, special guest teachers (in addition to the wonderful Jaya teachers Carla, Ramit, Sarah, Judy, David…) and the list goes on. For the duration of the program you will be able to take unlimited classes at both Jaya studios.






2–3 weekends per month (100% attendance is required). All weekends are Friday–Sunday:
Friday evening class from 7:00–9:00PM
Saturday and Sunday class from 1:00–5:00PM
1 monthly Kirtan Saturday from 7:00–8:30PM: dates TBD but are scheduled on training weekends.

Dates: 12 Weekends

September 12–14, 19–21, 26–28
October 10–12, 17–19, 24–26
November 7–9, 14–16, 21–23
December 5–7, 12–14, 19–21

Required Textbooks

1. Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
2. The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice by T. K. V. Desikachar (this book has the translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali we will use for the training)
3. Gita Wisdom by Joshua Greene
4. The Path of Yoga by Georg Feurstein (participants do not need to purchase, it will be given to you)
5. Anatomy book TBD

Other Requirements

In addition to attending all the dates listed above you will also take a group class at Jaya before class on Saturday and Sunday the weeks we have teacher training. You can take any of the morning classes at either studio (8:30, 9, 10, 11 on Saturday; 9, 10:30 or 11 on Sunday) and two group classes during the week.

The weeks we do not have training you must take 4 group classes at either studio each week. You must also maintain (or begin) a home practice on the days you do not attend group class.

Everyone is part of a mentor group and the group is required to meet once a month.


Investment of $2900. $2750 early bird discount if paid in full by August 1st. $250 non refundable down payment is required to reserve your place in the training. Payment plans are available.


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Jaya Yoga Center is a registered 200-hour yoga school with Yoga Alliance.

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