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Yoga Teacher Training Course

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Are you looking for the closest thing to an in-studio Yoga Teacher Training experience but from the comfort of your own home? Do you want to take a Yoga Teacher Training but have an incredibly busy schedule? Do you want to deepen your yoga practice, get more techniques to enhance your self care and grow in a supportive environment with other like-minded people? 

We have the solution. I have joined forces with Shannon at Mind & Body Complete to offer an amazing yoga teacher training program that you can complete from anywhere and anytime it works with your schedule.

Join our Combo Select Online 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. We are so excited to bring you the flexibility of online learning with the option of finishing your journey with an in person 4 day retreat!

Our 200 hour program is registered with Yoga Alliance and is therefore a RYS – registered yoga school. Yoga Alliance has currently sanctioned 200 Hour Online Teacher Trainings through 2023. This 200 Hour Combo Select Virtual Yoga Teacher Training adheres to their standards and covers all of the topics put forth in a Yoga Alliance approved curriculum.

In our 200 hour program you’ll get a mix of pre-recorded video and live online learning via Zoom and our online learning platform. You will have the option to complete the course completely online (which means you can start anytime and finish whenever you want), or choose to do a combo select and finish your course at a 4 day retreat held at Retreat Ranch in Marble Falls, Texas on the specific dates outlined below.

Yoga history, philosophy & lifestyle 

  • The Yoga Sutras

  • 8 Limbs of Yoga

  • Yamas and Niyamas

  • Upanishads

  • Bhagavad Gita

 

Yoga anatomy 

  • The Spine

  • Muscles & Nerves

  • Skeletal & Connective Tissue

  • Foot, Knee & Hips

  • Breath & Bandhas

  • Shoulders & Arms

  • The Psaos

  • The Bodily Systems

 

Sequencing, verbal cues & modifications 

  • Principles of Alignment

  • Detailed ‘How To’ for Different Postures

  • Adjustments & Modifications

  • Teaching Cues

  • Injury Considerations

  • What to Look For When Teaching

  • Creative Imagery

  • Developing Your Sequence

  • Safe Class Structure

  • Building Class Themes

 

Chakras and energetics  

  • Energetic Associations

  • Bandhas

  • Chakras

  • Koshas

  • Ayurvedic Introduction

  • Doshas

 

Pranayama 

  • Detailed ‘How To’ for different styles

  • Classroom Guidance

  • Benefits

  • Modifications & Considerations

  • Teaching Cues

 

Qualities & ethics of teaching yoga 

  • Key Qualities of a Great Yoga Teacher

  • Develop Your Voice

  • Class Room Set-up

  • Building Your Class Experience

  • Overcoming Fears & Developing Confidence

  • Discover Your Style

  • Ethical Considerations

What is needed:

  • Access to the internet

  • Ability to log into our online learning platform (internet and computer access)

  • Ability to record and upload videos to YouTube (unlisted), Dropbox or Google Docs

  • Ability to print documents as needed

  • Distraction free time to complete assignments, reading, etc.

  • An open heart and mind

  • A desire to dig deeper into your own mind, body and spirit

Asanas & different styles of yoga 

  • Prenatal yoga

  • Vinyasa yoga

  • Hatha

  • Yin Yoga

  • Hot Yoga

  • Kundalini

  • Iyengar Yoga

  • Restorative Yoga

  • Ashtanga

 

Meditation 

  • History

  • Anatomy of Meditation

  • Benefits

  • Detailed ‘How To’

  • Guiding Meditation

 

Physical & Mental Benefits of Yoga 

  • Neuroscience of yoga

  • Vagal tone & stress response

 

Building your yoga business and more 

  • Finding Teaching Opportunities

  • Outreach

  • Branding & Marketing

  • Private yoga lessons

  • Teaching workshops & retreats

 

Additional Requirements: 

  • 12 hours practicing teaching (tracked and submitted)

  • 1 hour of you teaching, recorded and submitted for feedback (practicum video)*

  • 48 hours of personal practice (online or in person) tracked and submitted*

  • Completing all 12 modules on our learning platform, Podia

  • Passing final exam with 80% or better

  • *Note that if you sign up for the retreat option, you will not be required to record and upload your teaching video as it will be done at the retreat, and at least 6 hours of personal practice will be completed at the retreat as well.

Online Yoga Teacher Training Schedule

Our online yoga teacher training is a multi module course.  It is a start ANYTIME and go at your own pace course.  For those choosing the retreat option, you will complete some of the course requirements at the in person retreat- though you don’t have to be anywhere specific in the course to attend the retreat, you can attend it at any point of your training.

Each week we will have a live option for attendance to talk about a topic, have guest speakers as well as review/questions.  If you cannot attend the live option, it will be recorded and uploaded onto the learning platform.  No matter when you start, you will have access to all the videos (including past live ones) and the option to attend the live sessions.

  • Start now and finish at your pace!

  • Optional live check in’s and discussions on select Thursdays at 10am CST (if you can’t attend they will be recorded and uploaded into the learning portal)- LIFETIME access to our live discussions with awesome guest speakers and further education opportunities

  • Retreat Dates (doesn’t matter where you are in the program, you can still attend the retreat!):

    • September 15-18, 2022 @ Retreat Ranch in Marble Falls, TX

    • Spring 2023 (specific dates TBD)

Our program features modules on:

Program Types & Cost

We have three options to choose from as well as payment plan options.  The program is non-refundable.  Everything is recorded so if you miss a session you can make it up on your own time as needed.  

 

We offer 25% off for first responders and military, if this is you, please reach out to us at yttsupport@mindbodycomplete.com for a special registration link.  We are also offering financial assistance and scholarship opportunities- if you would like to be considered, please fill out this form.

Combo 1
Combo Program with in-person retreat

  • 90% of the course is online with a weekend being held in person at Retreat Ranch in Marble Falls TX*

  • Includes bunk house shared accommodations or shared bell tent yurt style accommodations (with real mattresses, heat, AC and electricity)- options to upgrade to private room

  • Includes breakfasts, dinner & snacks (free time for lunch to explore nearby restaurants)

  • Includes all supplies needed on the retreat (yoga mat, blocks, etc)

  • Includes certificate of completion approved through yoga alliance once online coursework is completed

  • Access to online learning platform for recorded and live videos, handbook and print outs

  • Access to private Facebook group

  • Lifetime access to learning platform

  • Includes an exciting celebration and special fire ceremony!

  • Does NOT include travel to/from retreat location (Austin airport is the closest, 55 minutes away)

$2399 paid in full or 6 payments of $480 (20% discount if you choose the pay in full option)

25% discount for all first responders and military- please contact us for registration link at yttsupport@mindbodycomplete.com

 

*You can attend the weekend retreat even if you haven’t completed the online learning yet.  Your attendance is still credited and you will receive your certificate once you complete the online learning portion.  In addition, those selecting the retreat option will not have to record and upload their teaching video and will be credited a minimum of 6 personal practice hours.

Combo 2
Combo Program with in-person retreat (booking your own hotel)

  • 90% of the course is online with a weekend being held in person at Retreat Ranch in Marble Falls TX*

  • Does NOT include accommodations (a list of nearby hotels will be provided)

  • Includes breakfasts, dinner & snacks (free time for lunch to explore nearby restaurants)

  • Includes all supplies needed on the retreat (yoga mat, blocks, etc)

  • Includes certificate of completion approved through yoga alliance once online coursework is completed

  • Access to online learning platform for recorded and live videos, handbook and print outs

  • Access to private Facebook group

  • Lifetime access to learning platform

  • Includes an exciting celebration and special fire ceremony!

  • Does NOT include travel to/from retreat location (Austin airport is the closest, 55 minutes away)

 

$1999 paid in full or 6 payments of $414 (25% discount if you choose the paid in full option)

25% discount for all first responders and military- contact us to get the registration link at yttsupport@mindbodycomplete.com

*You can attend the weekend retreat even if you haven’t completed the online learning yet.  Your attendance is still credited and you will receive your certificate once you complete the online learning portion.  In addition, those selecting the retreat option will not have to record and upload their teaching video and will be credited a minimum of 6 personal practice hours.

Combo 3
100% Online Option

  • 100% of the program will be completed online

  • Includes certificate of completion approved by yoga alliance

  • Access to online learning platform for recorded and live videos, handbook and print outs

  • Access to private Facebook group

  • Can start ANYTIME and go at your own pace

  • Lifetime access to learning platform

 

$997 paid in full or 6 payments of $247 (33% discount if you choose the pay in full option)

25% discount for all first responders and military- please contact us for registration link at yttsupport@mindbodycomplete.com

For Our Military (Spouses too!), First Responders & Teachers

There are several ways in which we support our military, first responders and teachers.

First: We offer 25% off for military (both active and veteran/disabled), their spouses as well as all first responders and teachers.  Please contact us for the special discounted link.

Second: We’re also excited to announce for Military Spouses of the ranks E1-E5, O1-O2, or W1-W2:

Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is now a proud partner and registered school with MyCAA and the The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program.

With MyCAA, spouses eligible for scholarships can receive up to $4000 to complete their RYT 200 course. Mind and Body Complete’s online learning option means that you are now able to complete your entire yoga teacher training journey at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.

Before you submit your application to begin with MyCAA, please reach out to us for additional information.  To learn more about the MyCAA program, click here.

Third: we offer full scholarships for qualifying individuals. To apply please visit this link.

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Become a VIP and get access to special pricing.

As a VIP member of my online studio membership, you get access to this course for 50% off.

*Terms and conditions apply, you must remain a VIP member for the duration of your course.

Meet Your Teachers

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Shannon Jamail

Co-Creator, Lead Trainer

Shannon Jamail is a E-RYT® 200, RYT® 500, YACEP® and has been hosting yoga retreats and workshops for a decade all around the world.  She holds a bachelors in business and a masters in behavioral science and is dedicated to elevating those she comes in contact in mind and body.  Find out more about Shannon here. 

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Kim DeMoss

Co-Creator, Trainer

Kim DeMoss is a E-RYT® 200, retreat leader and certified trauma informed yoga instructor with a B.S. in Hospitality Management. She is someone who can help you to not only feel good, but learn to love yourself and flourish using specialized tools, mindset work and tips for a whole mind + body wellness picture. You can find out more about Kim here.

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Shanti Kelley

Anatomy Expert

Shanti holds 2 different ERYT-500 certifications, completed a Masters in Spiritual Psychology and is a Certified Yoga Therapist.  She is a Level 2 iRest Teacher in Training and is currently completing her Integrative Restoration certification with Richard Miller.  Find out more here.

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Guest Speakers

Throughout the program we will have live guest speakers talking on specific topics.  The speakers will be recorded for those who cannot attend live.

In addition, many of our speakers are CE certified in YACEP (yoga alliance certified teachers) for additional credits for our YTT graduates.

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