Teacher Training

Live Your Yoga & Teacher Training Program 2016


Early Bird Discount Ends December 1, 2015!

RYT-200 Teacher Training & Yoga Warriors Certification Option

Yoga Garden is pleased to announce our Live Your Yoga & Teacher Training Program for 2016 with Melissa & Jon-Erik Lido! Whether you want to become a yoga teacher, or if you are looking to delve deeper into your own personal practice, you do not have to be an advanced practitioner to enroll. Outlined below is basic information regarding the program, including dates, tuition and application. Our program will certify graduates at a level exceeding the Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Teacher Training requirements, and is offered to anyone, with at least 6 months of formal yoga practice with a qualified teacher, who wants to formalize their study of yoga in order to Live Your Yoga. Registration is strictly limited and space fills quickly. Please email info@yogagardennc.com if you have any questions, or need assistance in any way.

2016 Weekend Times & Dates

Dates: March 12-13, April 23-24, May 14-15, June 11-12, July 16-17, August 13-14, September 10-11, October 8-9, November 12-13 (Optional Yoga Warrior Certification December 3-4)

Days/Times: Saturdays 8:00am-6:00pm, Sundays 8:00am-6:00pm (Daily times may vary)

100% Attendance is mandatory. If you have any scheduling conflicts, please email info@yogagardennc.com. It is not recommended, but under extenuating circumstances if any dates are missed, we will make every effort to work with your individualized needs, which will include make up private sessions billed at an hourly rate ($100-$200/hr), while upholding the integrity of our program.

Course Topics Overview
Classical Hatha & Vinyasa Training with Concentrations in Restorative & Yin Yoga * Beginning & Advanced Sequences * Yoga Philosophy & Lifestyle * Ethical Guidelines * Styles & Types of Yoga * Karma Yoga & Selfless Service * Purification * Yama & Niyama and the 8-Limbed Path of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras * Cleansing * Mantra * Pranayama & Concentration Techniques * Postures & Sequencing * Yoga Nidra & Relaxation * Yin Yoga * Restorative Yoga * Yogic Nutrition * Ayurvedic Principles * Chakras * Business of Yoga * Teaching Circles * Continued Education Recommendations * Ancient Texts & Scriptural Studies * Yoga Therapy * Teaching & Assisting Practicum * Anatomy & Physiology * Adjustments & Modifications * Intro to Prenatal Yoga * Yoga for PTSD, Anxiety & Depression * History * Student Assisting & Teaching * Developing a Daily Practice & Practice Journal * Homework, Essays and Practice Assignments


Requirements & Other Considerations

  • 20-Class Pass is included in tuition ($210 value) and weekly class participation is required
  • 100% Attendance is Mandatory. Preapproved makeup hours will be billed at an hourly rate ($100-$200/hr) in correspondence to any hours missed.
  • Daily Asana, Pranayama & Meditation Practice (home study or in class setting)
  • 7 required textbooks (not included in tuition; see Required Reading List attached)
  • Attendance in a weekly class at Yoga Garden or other approved RYT facility if out of town (minimum)
  • Multiple research papers and class reviews
  • Karma Yoga – 9 hours minimum Volunteer Service (does not have to be ‘yoga’ related)
  • 10 Hours of Student Teaching towards the end of program
  • 10% Off Any class pass & retail items through the end of the program with Yoga Garden
  • Yoga Warrior Certification Option additional $450 (Regularly $495)

Investment Options

(Pricing includes 20-Class pass throughout duration of program)

Option 1: $2800 Paid in Full by December 1, 2015 ($250 is non-refundable/non-transferrable) with Application.

Option 2: $500 Deposit ($250 is non-refundable/non-transferrable) with Application prior to December 1, 2015, and 5 auto-payments of $520/ea due the 1st of each month prior to each of the first 5 training weekends.

Option 3: After December 1, 2015, $3100 Paid In Full ($300 is non-refundable/non-transferrable) with Application

Option 4: After December 1, 2015, $800 Deposit ($300 is non-refundable/non-transferrable) with Application; and 5 auto-payments of $520 due the 1st of each month prior to each of the first 5 weekends

Yoga Warrior Certification Option additional $450


Registration only available through application process.


RYT-500 Teacher Training

Dharma Richards provides personal guidance for those students wishing to complete their RYT-500 teaching guidelines.  This advanced teacher training program can be completed in as few as 9 -12 months, or you may take up to 2 years to complete all requirements.  Contact Dharma for interview ($100 non-refundable deposit) upon which you will receive your personalized admittance requirements based on your current education level and teaching experience, payment options and specific program details.


  Yoga Warriors Teacher Training Program

Yoga Warriors Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Mind-Body Connection is an evidence-based program for military personnel and veterans battling symptoms of combat stress or PTSD.

16 CEUs Approved by Yoga Alliance

Yoga Garden is pleased to announce the Yoga Warriors Teacher Training Program in Apex, North Carolina.  Preregistration is confirmed upon acceptance of the attached Application.  If you have any questions, please contact Dharma Richards at the email and/or phone number below.  Cost of program, $495.  Military personnel receive 10% discount with valid I.D.  For additional information or a brochure, visit www.yogawarriors.com or www.yogagardennc.com.


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