Prana Yoga Teacher Training
12 Week 200hr Program
Yoga Alliance Registered School

Next Course Starts February 20, 2010

The Prana Yoga Center has been training teachers in Miami for more than 20 years. Our faculty are highly respected throughout the yoga community and are considered the top in their respective area of expertise.

We offer you authentic yoga teachings from actual living traditions and an opportunity to deepen your practice while learning how to transmit the real teachings of yoga.

The authenticity of the teachings and our expert faculty is what makes our program different. This is what you should look for in a teacher training program.

This training will offer a rich foundation of information and experience from which to begin or deepen a practice of teaching yoga. It is also open to dedicated yoga practitioners looking for a greater depth of knowledge. Our specialized faculty come from a wide range of yogic traditions and lineages and have decades of experience teaching.

The goal of this program is to train yoga students to become exceptional yoga teachers with an ability to lead people of all kinds into a meaningful and authentic yoga practice. Participants will learn how to safely and systematically practice and teach a wide range of yoga postures, as well as breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques. Our teachers in training also learn how to instruct different levels of practitioners, address individual bodies, and integrate valuable yogic wisdom into their teaching.

Whether you’re looking to become a yoga teacher or you’re simply interested in deepening your practice …
this experience will change your life…

This program is an opportunity for dedicated yoga practitioners to delve deeply into their own practice and study and learn to teach. It is also a transformation process. Through self-inquiry and facing personal challenges, participants grow as individuals form a tight bond with one another. Through this process trainees learn how to become a positive force in their own lives and in their communities.

Topics Include:

  • Classical Yoga Philosophy & Scripture Study
  • Teaching Principles: Alignment, Sequencing, Hands on Adjustments
  • Classroom Principles: Assessing Student Needs & Limitations, Use of Yoga Props and Modifications for students with injuries
  • Structural Anatomy & Physiology
  • Subtle Anatomy: Chakras, Koshas, Prana, Nadis, Kundalini
  • Systematic Relaxation, Pranayama & Meditation
  • Principles of Ayurveda: Gunas, Doshas
  • Introduction to Sanskrit (alphabet, mantra, yoga pose pronunciation)
  • Business & Ethics

Faculty

Susie Kershaw, ERYT-500Director of Training
Manorama D’AlviaSanskrit Level I, Yoga Philosophy, Origins of Yoga
Hope Piza, LMT, RYT-200Fundamentals of Ayurveda
Silvia Pie, ERYT 500Principles of Alignment, Yoga Anatomy
Anamargret Sanchez, ERYT-500Meditation, Restorative Yoga, Home Practice
Dona PizaTeaching Ethics Classroom Principles and Business of Yoga

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Graduates of our program are eligible for 200 Hour RYT designation with the Yoga Alliance.

Course Schedule
200hr Teacher Training Weekend Program

Thursdays

  • 6:00 – 9:00pm Optional Practice 6:00 – 7:30pm
  • Yoga Sutra Study 7:30 – 9:00pm

Saturdays and Sundays

  • 9:00 – 10:30am Practice 15 min break
  • 10:45 – 1:00pm Lecture Energetics of Yoga
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm lunch
  • 2:00 – 4:30pm Vinyasa Krama (Sequencing) Asana and Teaching Principles

Alternating Sundays  9:00am – 4:00pm

Schedule adjusts slightly during guest faculty modules and is provided at time of registration.

*Required Practicum

Classes at Prana Yoga part of certification requirements, can be taken according to your own schedule but must completed by the end of training.

*Required Homework and Self Study
*Book report on The Bhagavad Gita
*Karma Yoga (Selfless Service)
*Practice Teaching and Community Classes

Tuition

$500 (Deposit)
$3,495 (Paid in full, includes deposit)

Financed

$3,895 3 Payments of $1,298

All Materials (books, binders etc), classes and visiting faculty workshops included

Program Requirements

Prana Yoga is committed to upholding a high standard of quality for our teacher training program. We require applicants to have a minimum of 1 year consistent yoga asana practice.