2017 Yoga Teacher Training Guide

Ready to take the next step or expand your teaching skills?  Here you go.  We’ve got the most comprehensive list of Yoga Teacher Trainings available in the area.  Find yours below!

250 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
YogaLife Institute
Ongoing Enrollment
Grow Deeper. Expand your yoga education with the experts at YogaLife! This year long program has open enrollment so join anytime! Flexible schedule & supportive community.Take your yoga off the mat and into your daily life with yoga philosophy, psychology, teaching skills and embodied anatomy.


200 Hour Weekends Training
Prana Das Yoga
Ongoing Enrollment

Heed the call of inspiration & take the next step in your yogic study in an educational environment. Led by a team of the area’s most experienced instructors, this program covers a full spectrum of authentic practices so you discover a new world of yoga. Join any time, one weekend per month.


300 Hour Advanced Training
Prana Das Yoga
Ongoing Enrollment

Achieve your 500-Hour status & establish yourself as a field expert. Mary Flinn, David Newman & Elizabeth Sitzler join Derek & Nadia Hopkins and a roster of PDY instructors with over 75 years experience to equip you with the most powerful & effective practices. Join any time, one weekend per month.


Fascial Foam Roller Teacher Training with Theresa Macy
Hummingbird Yoga and Massage
July 18, 2017 to August 8, 2017
This course will explore multi-directional slow fascial yin rolling, introducing a depth and pressure similar to the techniques used in massage and bodywork.



How to Teach Very Gentle Yoga in Downingtown with Judy Curiel
The Center Health*Yoga*Arts
July 22, 2017 to July 23, 2017
Join Judy for this 12 hour training designed to teach use of props, modifications, adaptations and down-regulations of seated, reclined, prone, standing and side-lying poses. A forty page manual with several complete lesson plans is included. This interactive training is eligible for YA CEUs.


Yoga and Meditation Center Fall Teacher Training
Raja Yoga and Meditation Center
September 8, 2017 to March 4, 2018
Centers on Classical Hatha Yoga for the asana instruction and has as emphasis on yogic philosophy and meditation. The program is ten weekend (afternoon and evening) sessions over six months. The training will also prepare students who wish to serve in Raja’s non-profit community yoga outreach programs.


300 Hour Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training
Live in Joy Yoga & Wellness
September 8, 2017 to June 24, 2018
Delve deeply into Yoga & Ayurveda in this advanced training! You will experientially learn the science of Ayurveda, Yoga Asana (including full courses in Chair, Restorative & Yin Yoga), Pranayama, Anatomy, Physiology (Western and Ayurvedic perspectives), Sanskrit Vedic Philosophy, Mantra & Meditation


200 Hour now:yoga Teacher Training
Pure Yoga Pilates Studio
September 8, 2017 to May 20, 2018
Over 9 weekends, you will develop the skill, knowledge and confidence to teach a safe vinyasa class. With over 20 years of combined experience leading teacher trainings, Edward Jones, Frank Mauro and Joe Miller from now:yoga in NYC are uniquely qualified to guide you on your path to become a teacher.


220-hr. Vinyasa Teacher Training
The Yoga Garden
September 9, 2017 to April 29, 2018
The Yoga Garden 200-hr. Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training gives you the tools, techniques and knowledge to confidently guide group classes with a wide range of skill levels. This program covers asana, alignment, anatomy, sequencing, the teacher’s voice, philosophy, yoga as a lifestyle, and more.


Yoga Teacher Training Program 200 Hour
September 9, 2017 to June 24, 2018
This training is divided into three parts: Foundations, Experiential Anatomy and The Art & Craft of Teaching. Foundations and Anatomy are for any dedicated yoga student who wants to dive deeper into understanding their practice. The third part is where we deconstruct yoga teaching skills.


200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Hummingbird Yoga and Massage
September 15, 2017 to June 2, 2018
Hummingbird Yoga and Massage is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance (YA), which designates this teacher-training program as one that aligns with YA’s standards. Students who complete this training at Hummingbird are eligible to register with YA as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYTs).


Vinyasa Flow 200 Hour Teacher Training
Nourishing Storm
September 15, 2017 to September 8, 2018
Come train with Nourishing Storm and learn to be the teacher you were always meant to be! Whether you want to teach or simply deepen your practice, Nourishing Storm is dedicated to helping you find your authentic voice.


200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
ACAC Fitness & Wellness Centers
September 15, 2017 to February 25, 2018
Members: $2299, non-Members: $2699 (complimentary membership included while enrolled) Early Bird Discount: Receive $400 off when you register before July 15, 2017! You will learn all of the elements of planning and teaching Hatha, Vinyasa, & meditation. Contact briance@acac.com for more info.


DIG Deeper Yoga Studies: 200 Hour Teacher Training
DIG Yoga
September 15, 2017 to May 4, 2018
A 200-hour Yoga Alliance® Registered Level 1 Teacher Training designed for serious students of yoga who want to take their practice to the next level or who want to learn the tools of becoming a great yoga teacher. The training includes the 50 hour immersion and the Anatomy & Biomechanics Weekend!


200 Hour Teacher Training
September 15, 2017 to January 28, 2018
Training provides tools for guiding practitioners in healthy, uniquely aligned postures. Cultivate the use of clear & exquisite language for teaching the asana, creating flow sequencing that opens the body, heart, & mind. Deepen meditative practices for teaching others. Focus: vinyasa, yin, meditation.


Inner Fire Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Certification Training
Yoga on Main
September 15, 2017 to January 21, 2018
You are invited to study the dynamic, traditional relationship between the sister sciences of Yoga & Ayurveda in the Indian Vedic tradition know as Sanatana Dharma, the path to Eternal Truth! Yoga on Main is a respected ‘Yoga Alliance’ certified school that teaches traditional Hatha Yoga and Ayurveda.


Delicious Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training
Art & Soul Yoga
September 15, 2017 to September 17, 2017
This course is intended to teach Yoga instructors to safely guide their pregnant students through a healthy and active combination prenatal Yoga & Pilates class. Teachers will gain a comprehensive understanding of the unique needs of the pregnant woman.


200 Hour Teacher Training
The Prancing Peacock
September 15, 2017 to February 4, 2018
In a studio well known for its nourishing and peaceful space, this thoughtfully put together 200 hour yoga teacher training program, approved by Yoga Alliance, is the perfect place to learn how to become a yoga teacher, or to deepen your own practice.


200 Hour Teacher Training
Empowered Yoga
September 15, 2017 to March 25, 2018
Empowered Yoga blends the ancient art of yoga with modern exercise science. To empower others, you must first become empowered. You will come to know the brilliance of your body, the power of your mind, and your boundless spirit in such depth that the teacher within will evolve.


Yoga Teacher Training
Verge BodyMind
September 22, 2017 to March 25, 2018
If you are going to commit 200 hours of your life, then you owe it to yourself to consider the Verge Yoga Teacher Training Program. Verge is recognized by many as the best program if you teach yoga. Verge’s one-on-one focus brings out the very best that you have to offer as an individual and as a teacher.


Teacher Training and Yoga Immersion
Yoga Loka
September 22, 2017 to February 25, 2018
Intensive and enjoyable study of the anatomical and energetic components of asana & therapeutic modifications based on Structural Yoga Therapy, ayurveda & a holistic view of yoga. This life enhancing program is taught by Bonnie Pariser, a certified Yoga Therapist with 20 years teaching experience.


Inner Fire Yoga 300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training
Yoga on Main
September 22, 2017 to August 4, 2018
This program is perfect for those who have completed a 200 hour training and are ready to experience a profound, transformative immersion into the understanding and application of the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda. This authentic, holistic approach is based on the work of Dr. David Frawley.


Comprehensive Yoga Therapy Training – Level 1
YogaLife Institute
September 22, 2017 to June 03, 2018
Designed for both the aspiring Yoga Therapist & those that simply want to take their personal growth & professional skills to the next level. Level 1 focuses on real-life applications of foundational yogic principles & tools to assist clients in managing their stress points & live better lives.


Next Generation Kids Yoga Teacher Training 2-7 Year Old
Yoga Home
September 22, 2017 to September 24, 2017
This joyful, playful and inspiring Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training is a 25-hour Yoga Alliance registered certification course. The Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training for 2-7 yr. olds is open to anyone who has a love for younger children and passion for yoga. No pre-requisites necessary!


Meditation Training for Yoga Instructors with Judy Curiel
Main Line Yoga Shala
September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017
Two Saturdays at The Main Line Yoga Shala, Narberth  Practice Teaching, Intelligent Sequencing, Pose Adaptations, Critical Thinking about pose substitutions  Meditative techniques and music vs silence  The seat of the teacher  Prop Intensive & Minimal Prop Poses  63 pg color manual


TYT101 Intro to Yoga Therapy
Kula Kamala Foundation & Yoga Ashram
September 24, 2017 to September 29, 2017
TYT101 introduces and investigates Yoga Therapy in a personalized setting where the student dives deep into their own healing, acquiring a unique skill set to enhance their own life and to support the lives of others. Certified Yoga Teachers: this course can counts toward Kula Kamala’s 300 hour certification.


Foundational Teacher Training Program
Wake Up Yoga
September 30, 2017 to April 15, 2017
For the 1st time, Wake Up Yoga is opening up the first semester of their highly regarded Teacher Training Certification Program to students who want to deepen their practice in a formal way. Upon completing the first semester, students decide if they want to continue to study & practice teaching.


Basic Pranakriya Prenatal Teacher Training
Wake Up Yoga
October 4, 2017 to October 8, 2017
Yoga is a gift to the pregnant mother, her child and her family as well as a gift to the yoga teacher. In this Basic Level training students will learn the anatomy and physiology of the growing fetus and the resulting changes in the mother’s body during each trimester.


200 Hour Teacher Training
Twisters Yoga & Fitness, Inc.
October 6, 2017 to May 6, 2018
Our 200-hour Yoga Alliance® Registered Level 1 Teacher Training will include a balanced blend of the physical, meditative, and spiritual aspects of yoga. This training will deepen your practice and provide you with a wealth of knowledge to explore your passion for yoga both on and off the mat.


Kundalini Yoga Level I Teacher Training
Khalsa Healing Arts and Yoga Center
October 7, 2017 to September 9, 2018
An in depth understanding & experience of Kundalini Yoga teachings that include a wide spectrum of yogic practices for one’s personal growth as well as the ability to teach effectively when the training is completed. This training is an evolutionary choice that brings about profound awakenings.


5-Day Teacher Training Immersion
Svaroopa Vidya Ashram
October 7, 2017 to October 11, 2017
Healing Yoga. Consciousness Yoga. Study with a Swami! Open up your body, deepen your inner experience & heal what ails you. Learn to do it for others. Explore a slower-paced yoga in this profound immersion: 16 Svaroopa® poses with detailed hands-on. RYT 200 & 500, Yoga Australia & IAYT school.


Find Your Flow/Fusion Flow YTT
Dragon Spirit Arts Studio/Yoga School
October 7, 2017 to June 24, 2018
Dragon Spirit Yoga “Find Your Flow ” (50 Hour 3 wknd. Immersion) is an Introduction to The Art of Meditative Posture + Mindful Movement (it’s also the prerequisite for “Vinyasa Fusion Flow” 200 Hour 4 mo. Intensive Yoga Teacher Training). This is a one-of-a-kind integrative Certification Program!


Himalayan Institute 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification
Moondog Yoga
October 13, 2017 to June 11, 2018
The Himalayan Institute partners with Moondog Yoga Studio offering this comprehensive and in-depth program. Join your Moondog teachers and HI faculty to deepen your understanding of the yoga tradition, expand your personal yoga practice, and discover your full potential as a yoga teacher.


Restorative YTT in Princeton with Judy Curiel
Integral Yoga Princeton
October 13, 2017 to October 15, 2017
This 15 hour training includes a 60 page color manual, practice teaching, minimal prop and prop intensive poses, intelligent sequencing, ways to substitute or adapt poses, use of meditative techniques, sacred music suggestion, voice as a tool, tips and tricks, marketing, and more. YA CEUs eligible.


200 Hour Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training
Live in Joy Yoga & Wellness
October 13, 2017 to June 3, 2018
Learn & experience the essence of Yoga and Ayurveda! This training will integrate the fundamentals of Ayurveda, teaching techniques, anatomy, physiology (Western and Ayurvedic perspectives), Sanskrit,Vedic philosophy, lifestyle, mantra, meditation & so much more!


Prana Yoga Teacher Training (200 hour)
Princeton Center for Yoga & Health
October 14, 2017 to June 10, 2018
Learn how to practice and teach yoga as a profound science that unites movement, breath, sound, concentration, meditation and prayer. Approached in this way, yogic practice becomes a deeply potent healing and transformational path. FREE Intros 7/23 & 9/13 – YA Certified


Restorative Teacher Training with Judy Curiel
Spirit of Yoga
October 21, 2017 to October 28, 2017
10 hours at The Spirit of Yoga, West Chester Many styles of meditation will be practiced because one size does not fit all! inquiry, mindfulness, metta, Mantra, guided, affirmation, several types of breath meditation and more  tips for teaching meditation extensive resource guide


Radical Anatomy Weekend
Svaroopa Vidya Ashram
October 27, 2017 to October 29, 2017
Get a radically different body in a few hours. Experience a radically different approach to yoga in a weekend. Unveil the hidden cause of pain & begin healing it with Svaroopa® yoga, a slower-paced practice. You will “get” anatomy in a whole new way. RYT 200 & 500, Yoga Australia & IAYT school.


200-hour Yoga Alliance Vinyasa Teacher Training
October 28, 2017 to February 25, 2018
This is a practical, comprehensive teacher training that will give you a strong foundation of knowledge, skills, and confidence to become a thoughtful and creative vinyasa yoga teacher. Adam and Gwen bring experience, ability, and compassion to the training, creating a supportive environment.


Anatomy of Ashtanga Yoga 300 Hour Teacher Training
Sun Dog Yoga Studio
November 17, 2017 to October 8, 2018
The Anatomy of Ashtanga Yoga Training covers teaching the Intermediate Series of Ashtanga, including and how to effectively teach a traditional Mysore class. This program will review the Primary Series, and cover anatomy, advanced aspects of chakras, meditation, pranayama, the Yoga Sutras and Ayurveda.


300 Hour Teacher Training
Honor Yoga
January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019
Exact dates coming soon. This program provides an engaging and nurturing environment from which you will honor your strengths and experience as a yoga teacher, connect with your internal wisdom, and authentic voice, while deepening your understanding of yoga and your practice.


Next Generation Kids Yoga Teacher Training 8-13 Year Old
Yoga Home
February 2, 2018 to February 4, 2018
This inspiring Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training is a 25-hour Yoga Alliance registered certification course that teaches you how to share Yoga with 8-13 yr olds. The Next Generation Yoga Teacher Training for 8-13 yr. olds is open to anyone who has a love for older children and a passion for yoga.


200YTT Rise & Shine Your Spirit
Kula Kamala Foundation & Yoga Ashram
February 18, 2018 to March 17, 2018
This training is ideal for students seeking to explore the fullness of Yoga, the benefits and contraindications of its practices, its anatomy, alignment, energetic science, and sacred wisdom, and who are inspired by the healing potential of love, compassion and community.


The Eye of the Teacher: 75hr/Advanced
Magu Yoga
February 28, 2018 to April 15, 2018
A rare opportunity to work with senior teacher, Alex Auder (listed as one of America’s most influential teachers), in an intimate, casual setting. Alex brings her 20 years of continuous teaching & studying to this training and offers a unique perspective into modern postural yoga.



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