Advanced registration is required in our Yoga Trainings and Workshops. Don’t delay!
Please register by 2 weeks of the program start date as classes without minimum registration will be canceled. Some classes offer early discounts that you won’t want to miss.
Listed below are our current offerings in order of date. If PYTT is indicated, you must have a basic 200-hour certification to register and the course can be applied toward your advanced training hours, though there are some instances where exceptions are made. These and other workshops, marked “Open to All”, may be attended by anyone in the community for personal growth. Our CYTT and PYCT trainings are registered with the GI Bill® for in-person attendance. Compliance with Title 38, U.S.C. 3679(e), The Colmery Act, Section 103. Contact your VA representative for more details on how you are eligible and contact us for information about our programs.
Intro to Ayurveda and Cooking Basics
October 23, 2021
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
This workshop focuses on the simple ways that Ayurveda and food preparation coordinate to bring health and wellness.
Taught by Helgrid
Wisdom Series: Introduction to Classical Texts
September 2021 through June 2022
Sections offered monthly
APD credit for C-IAYT
For Yoga Therapists
Advanced Yoga Teachers
This series is focused on the importance of Classical Texts as the foundations of Yoga Therapy.
All sections include Mantra and Prānāyāma Practices.
Attend one section, many, or all – link through to see the dates.
Taught by Hansa
Contemplative Yoga Teacher Training
2022 training TBA
a 10-month training
Applications due in advance
Our program goes above and beyond most basic trainings of 200 hours; it offers an additional 65 hours built in to help you hone your yoga teaching skills and develop a deep personal practice while addressing a complete curriculum. It’s purpose is to introduce the foundations for teaching yoga and developing a yogasana class. Our program has deep roots in the Kripalu tradition and classical yogasana techniques offering an inclusive experience of the spiritual foundations within a traditional yoga practice. Taught by Sharon, Mary-Ann and Sandy
PranaYoga Cikitsa: Yoga Therapist Training
Tentative schedule beginning Fall 2022
Note: Deepening Practices is a prerequisite
Applications due in advance to evaluate your education and experience
The PranaYoga Cikitsa (Sanskrit for therapy) training is the most extensive training program offered in the United States. It is a 1380-hour training integrating the philosophy of yoga and Kashmir Shaivism with structural yoga, ayurveda, and multiple tools of yoga that includes, but is not limited to, an overview of: asana, pranayama, meditation, mudra, mantra, pratipaksha bhavana, yoga nidra, jyotisha, color therapy, mitahara (diet), vihara, vastu shastra, ritual, yoga nidra svadyayam and others. Taught by Hansa, Helgrid and others
Deepening Practices: Maturing the Foundations (PYTT)
Advanced training for all Yoga Teachers
The full course is required for Yoga Therapy training
Don’t delay to submit your application
Stay tuned: likely offered Winter/Spring 2022
Join Hansa in this review of the following topics:
The Yoga Legacy of Rama Jyoti Vernon
Online Session through Give Back Yoga
The yoga world lost one of its innovators on November 23, 2020, when Rama Jyoti Vernon passed away. This special event is being delivered to honor Rama’s legacy and has been planned by some of those who knew her best. Our own director, Hansa, is honored to be a part of this gathering.
- Please tag them on Instagram and Facebook: @givebackyoga
- Consider donations to Give Back Yoga. All funds raised support not-for-profit yoga projects in prisons, hospitals, and community care centers.
- The event was recorded.