Yoga Trainings and Workshops

Our Yoga Trainings and Workshops can deepen your Vedic Science experience and knowledge, and support pursuing a professional path. They include: 
Basic Yoga Teacher Training (CYTT),
Advanced 300 Hour + YTT PranaYoga Teacher Training (PYTT) courses,
Yoga Therapist Certification (PYCT),
and Workshops for yoga teachers (PYTT), yoga therapists (APD), and for most others (Open to All).
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Advanced registration is required in our Yoga Trainings and Workshops — don’t delay!
Please register by 2 weeks of the program start date as courses without minimum registrations will be canceled. Courses offer early discounts that you won’t want to miss so register at least 4 weeks before.
Listed below are our current offerings in order of date offered.

Designations for registration are indicated for each. Those marked “Open to All” may be attended by anyone in the community for personal growth. If PYTT is indicated, a 200-hour certification is required for registration and the course can be applied toward advanced training hours or as continuing education hours. Requests are considered for those not meeting the certification requirement. If APD is indicated, IAYT has approved the course for Yoga Therapists earning continuing education.

Our CYTT, PYTT, 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 details of your eligibility to our programs and then contact us about your application. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website: https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

The steps for using your VA Educational Benefits are as follows: First, contact your rep about using your benefits at our school for the specific training you want to attend. Once you receive your Certificate of Eligibility, submit it to us. Lastly, fill out our program application with the fee. We will coordinate these details, and more, to finalize your acceptance. Please contact us about your interest and any clarifying questions now so we know to expect more from you soon!

Due to the value that in-person training offers, often we require in-person attendance. Yoga is about relationships and PranaYoga would prefer every class be taught in person.  Online and hybrid classes have become a norm.  Our school offerings include:

  • The majority of our courses require in-person attendance.
  • Selected courses and trainings may be offered with a mixed in-person/hybrid schedule. 
  • Selected didactic courses may be offered with a full hybrid option.

Check each course for its teaching format.

Yoga Trainings & Workshops

Advanced 300 Hour + YTT
PranaYoga Teacher Training (PYTT)

Ongoing courses, rolling registration
Complete in 1 – 3 years based on attendance
Some in-person requirements, others hybrid
Approved for VA Education Benefits for in-person attendance

Contact Us with questions

Yoga education should be continuous. Our program has unique offerings to support you in your goals for teaching as well as personal growth.
Kula Sangha Meditations

Kula Sangha Meditations

Monthly Online Meditations on the 2nd Tuesday

Each month, a new theme is introduced to support the meditation experience. Join these friends and 4Beings: Hansa, Priti Chanda, Jeremy, and John.

Art of Body Reading and Assisting (PYTT)

August 6-7
Continuing Education, Advanced Yoga Training, In-person course
Part of our 300 Hour + PYTT core courses

Commonly, adjustments during postures help students find better alignment. This class will offer very important tools to strengthen your ability to support any students’ experience.

Basic Yoga Teacher Training 265-Hour
Contemplative Yoga Teacher Training (CYTT)

August 15, 2022 – Colorado Springs Program
September 8, 2022 – Denver Program
10-month training, your choice of location 
Applications due in advance
Approved for VA Education Benefits for in-person attendance

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.
developing class and yogasana

Āyurveda for Yoga Teachers: Philosophy and Foundations (PYTT)

Starting August 25 meeting weekly for 4 weeks
Continuing Education, Advanced Yoga Training, Hybrid course
Part of our 300 Hour + PYTT core courses
Āyurveda is a sister science to yoga and its concepts provide additional framework to support understanding the dynamics within poses and breathwork. The course focus is to teach the basics of Āyurveda to give teachers cue points for how students can be supported through their yoga practice, and much more.
face yoga

Face Yoga (PYTT) 

September 9 & 10
Continuing Education, Advanced Yoga Training
Part of our 300 Hour + PYTT elective courses
Learn movements and routines that are particular to the Face that will relieve stress and tone the muscles — the perfect addition to any yoga class or personal practice.

Anatomy of Āsana Introduction: Western Musculoskeletal Focus (PYTT) 

September 11, October 2, November 6
Continuing Education, Advanced Yoga Training
Part of our 300 Hour + PYTT core courses
Asana is more than a series of movements. It is an internal unfolding of prana, the life force waking up the still silent inner voice that we have forgotten or become disconnected from. 
Intro to Classical Texts

Wisdom Series: Introduction to Classical Texts (PYTT) (APD)

Begins September 2022
Sections offered individually, Hybrid course
APD credit for C-IAYT, Yoga Therapists
PYTT core and elective sections, 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.
Mudra for Health and Well-being

Hasta Mudrā for Health and Well-being (PYTT) 

September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27
Continuing Education, Advanced Yoga Training
Part of our 300 Hour + PYTT elective courses

This course reviews the tool that yoga and āyurveda share in common, using Mudrā to address concerns of the mind, body, and spirit. 

sanskrit Saṁskṛt for Yogāsana

Saṁskṛt for Yogāsana (PYTT)

September 30, 2022
Continuing Education, Advanced Yoga Training, Hybrid Course
Part of our 300 Hour + PYTT core courses
Open to All

Designed to encourage an understanding of the āsana names through the sounds and root words that create them, as well as chanting the sound of AUM.

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga (PYTT) 

October 1 and November 5
Continuing Education, Advanced Yoga Training
Part of our 300 Hour + PYTT elective courses
Learn how to introduce chairs in your typical classes for support or challenge, or expand your knowledge into new populations that need to use chairs. 

Contact us about details to complete your Yoga Therapy training registration for 2023. 

Deepening Practices: Maturing the Foundations (PYTT)

Continuing Education, Advanced Yoga Training
Part of our 300 Hour + PYTT core courses 

This is the bridge program required for Yoga Therapy training – don’t delay to submit your application

Meets weekly April 6 – June 8, 2023  —  Weekend schedule TBA

Reviews the following topics and more:

Foundations, Exploring Tools and Yoga Therapy vs Yoga Teaching, An Overview of Classical Texts, and Esoteric Anatomy

PranaYoga Cikitsa: Yoga Therapist Training (PYCT)

Next program begins 2023
Note: Deepening Practices is a prerequisite
Applications are due in advance to evaluate your education and experience
Approved for VA Education Benefits for in-person attendance

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.