Why it’s time to do your Yoga Teacher Training
Are you a dedicated yoga practitioner looking to deepen your practice and share your knowledge with others? A 200-hour yoga teacher training program might be just what you need. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of pursuing a 200-hour yoga teacher training, what you can expect from such a program, and how it can transform your yoga practice.
Why Should You Pursue a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training?
Embarking on a 200-hour yoga teacher training is a significant step in your yoga journey. Here are some compelling reasons why you should consider pursuing this training:
Deepen your practice
A 200-hour training allows you to immerse yourself fully in the practice of yoga, exploring it from various angles and delving into its transformative aspects. It provides an opportunity to deepen your understanding of yoga philosophy, asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, and more. Our Hatha Yoga Teacher Training is designed for yoga practitioners who want to immerse themselves fully, gain a deeper understanding, and integrate yoga into their lives. The 200-hour training program focuses on building a strong personal practice before diving into teaching techniques and pedagogy.
Expand your knowledge
Through a comprehensive curriculum, a 200-hour training program covers various aspects of yoga, including anatomy, physiology, yoga philosophy, teaching methodology, and professional ethics. You’ll gain a broader perspective on the holistic nature of yoga and develop the skills necessary to guide others in their practice. At our Yoga School, you will be guided by experienced teachers who have a wealth of knowledge and a genuine passion for yoga. Christine, our lead teacher, brings her extensive experience and mentorship skills to help you on your yoga journey. Bel and YashWanth also contribute their expertise, making the learning experience enriching and supportive. The Breathing Space community, including the faculty of teachers and fellow practitioners, creates a nurturing environment for growth and exploration.
Teacher training is not only about learning to instruct others; it is also a personal journey of self-discovery. By exploring different practices and philosophies, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of yourself, your strengths, and areas for growth. This self-awareness can lead to personal transformation and a more fulfilling yoga practice.
Connect with a supportive community
Joining a yoga teacher training program allows you to connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for yoga. The supportive community you’ll find during the training can provide encouragement, inspiration, and lifelong friendships. One of the highlights of the training is the connection you’ll make with your fellow trainees. You’ll share this transformative experience with like-minded individuals who are dedicated, resilient, creative, and joyful. Learning from each other will be an invaluable part of the journey, fostering growth and lasting friendships. Over our various trainings we have witness life-long friendships develop and deep connections being made. See what Rachel says about her fellow trainees!
Share your passion
If you have personally experienced the profound transformation that yoga brings to your life, our 200-hour training program is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to share this practice with others. Throughout the comprehensive training, you will embark on a deeply transformative yoga journey that goes far beyond the physical aspects of the practice. Each module is carefully crafted to explore the subtle and transformative layers of yoga, allowing you to delve into its profound effects.
Our training offers a diverse range of yoga styles to study, including Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Props, and Restorative Yoga. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in these different approaches, gaining a well-rounded understanding of their unique benefits and techniques. By exploring a variety of yoga styles, you will broaden your knowledge and be able to guide your future students in finding their own authentic path.
At the core of our curriculum is the rich wisdom of traditional yogic texts and the philosophy of yoga. We deeply respect and honor the Indian roots of yoga, embracing the profound teachings passed down through generations. By integrating these timeless principles into your teaching, you will be able to offer a holistic and authentic yoga experience to your students.
Becoming a yoga teacher is a profound opportunity to positively impact the lives of your students. You will have the privilege of guiding them on their own personal yoga journey, helping them cultivate self-awareness, physical well-being, and inner peace. By sharing your knowledge and passion, you become a catalyst for transformation, inspiring others to explore the depths of their own practice and unlock their true potential.
What to Expect from a good 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program
A 200-hour yoga teacher training program is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation in yoga theory, practice, and teaching methodology. Here’s what you can expect from such a program:
In-depth study of yoga techniques
You will learn and practice a wide range of yoga techniques, including asanas, pranayama, meditation, chanting, mantras, and mudras. These practices will deepen your understanding of the physical, mental, and energetic aspects of yoga.
Anatomy and physiology
A solid understanding of the human body is essential for teaching yoga safely and effectively. You will learn about the skeletal system, major muscles involved in asanas, types of joint movements, and the functioning of various body systems relevant to yoga practice.
Yoga philosophy and history
Explore the rich philosophical traditions that underpin yoga, including the study of ancient texts like the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, and Hatha Yoga Pradipika. You’ll gain insights into the origins of yoga, different schools of thought, and how to incorporate philosophical concepts into your teaching.
Learn the art of sequencing yoga classes, creating a safe and inclusive environment, effective cueing techniques, and hands-on adjustments. You’ll develop the skills to lead a well-rounded yoga class and adapt your teaching to different student needs.
Practicum and apprenticeship
As part of your training, you’ll have the opportunity to practice teaching under the guidance of experienced teachers. This practical experience will help you
Ready, steady, go…?
Find out more about our Teacher training Program starting in September, including curriculum, fees and scholarships.