Yoga Trainings and Workshops

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.

Deepening Practices

Calling all advanced Yoga Teachers! 

Learn more about our thorough 1370-hour Yoga Therapy program and the summer bridge course, Deepening Practices.

Contact Us to make an appointment

It’s great to explore meditation with a blindfold, as seen in an image from a previous year’s session, but there’s no need to be in the dark about our training! Contact us to get your questions answered. This is a commitment that you won’t regret, come find out if the time is right for you. The bridge program begins Jun. 2021 and the full Yoga Therapy training begins Aug. 2021. Applications are coming due.

Reach out if you have scheduling concerns for your individual attendance, so we can arrange makeup details to complete your registration.  

If you have scheduling concerns for your individual attendance, contact us for makeup details to complete your registration. 

Deepening Practices: Maturing the Foundations (PYTT)

Advanced training for all Yoga Teachers
The full course is required for Yoga Therapy training beginning Aug. 2021
Don’t delay to submit your application

Next offering, full course registration:
June 7 – August 2, 2021: meets weekly 4 hours
+ full weekend, now July 10&11 (rescheduled from June 25&26)

Join Hansa in this review of the following topics: 

Deepening Practices: Foundations
Deepening Practices: Exploring Tools and Yoga Therapy vs Yoga Teaching
Deepening Practices: An Overview of Classical Texts
Esoteric Anatomy Weekend, a component of Deepening Practices


Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Together, Jeremy, Priti, John, and Hansa are creating and cultivating an inclusive community to support practicing their dharma and living the path of love. These Kula Sangha Meditations are offered for free but they graciously receive any donation you might make for your attendance. 

Listen to the previous month’s meditation, “What is Kula Sangha”:

The Divine Father Within

June 8
9 – 9:45 a.m. MT
Online Session, Open to All
Kula Sangha Meditations

Kula Sangha Meditations
Asana Foundations

Asana Foundations (PYTT)

June 23 – July 21, Wednesdays 2 – 6 p.m. 
attend the full series or any single sessions 
Hybrid Session
Deepen your knowledge in all directions! Explore the qualities of safe alignment for the anatomical experience as well as the psychospiritual.
Weekly focus:
June 23 – Forward Folds
June 30 – Back Bends
July 7 – Laterals
July 14 – Twists
July 21 – Inversions
June Path of Love Meditation


Register in advance for this meditation:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining.

Path of Love Meditations

Free Online Session, Open to All

Hansa and Kourtney are offering this opportunity for group meditation focused on the Path of Love. Path of Love aims to inspire people to elevate their hearts and minds to understand that a world filled with love and peace is a reality we can collectively move towards. We are asking everyone to share a reading, then, in silence, receive the words. The readings can be whatever calls you. 

2021 Path of Love
Subtle Body Anatomy

Subtle Body Anatomy (PYTT)

July 10 & 11, 2021 (Reschedule from June 26 & 27)
Part of Deepening Practices and Chakra registrations
Hybrid Session

There is more to yoga than meets the eye!

A ‘must-attend’ class for anyone wanting to take their knowledge of the deepest parts of yoga practice and philosophy to the next level.

PranaYoga Cikitsa: Yoga Therapist Training

Begins August 7-8, 2021
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 1370-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 Anandi.
Intro to Classical Texts

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 

September 11-12  Intro to Texts and a Review of the Upaniṣad

October 2-3 Yoga Sūtra part 1

October 6, 13, 20, 27 – Yoga Sutra part 2

November 6-7  Śiva Samhitā

December 4-5  Yoga Yajñavalkya

January 8-9  Ramāyāna

February 5-6  Mahābhārata

March 5-6 Bhagavad Gīta

May 14-15 Hatha Yoga Prādipīkā

June 11-12 Gheranda Samhitā

Taught by Hansa

Contemplative Yoga Teacher Training

Begins September 9, 2021
a 10-month training
Applications due in advance – register by August 12th 

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 Mary-Ann and Sandy.
Rama Jyoti Vernon

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.