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670 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Orlando

About Our Training Program

Do you want to empower your life, and the lives of others through yoga? Have you experienced transformation in Yoga and would like to bring that experience to others? Join an amazing group of aspiring yoga teachers and students who are ready to move deeper into themselves and their own power. In Yoga Teacher Training you will tap into your internal power, connect with your spirit, and learn to become a dynamic and intuitive yoga teacher. If you are seeking the first level of yoga certification and would like more information visit our 290 Hour Yoga Hatha or Vinyasa Teacher Training page.

Our 670 hour Teacher Training Programs focus on bringing yoga teachers to the professional level of instructing yoga.

Training and attention are placed on ensuring that all trainees have a thorough understanding of physical anatomy and subtle anatomy (nadis, chakras, vayus, and bandhas), alignment, history, modifications of Classical Hatha Yoga Poses and much, much more. We also study, breakdown, assist, and sequence “Advanced Poses”.

To be eligible for the 670 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program, trainees are required to have:

  1. Already obtained a Yoga Alliance approved certification at the 200-hour level, (preference is given to graduates of our 290 Hour Teacher Training Programs)
  2. A minimum of 6 months of yoga teaching experience.

Curriculum:

REQUIRED COURSES:
  • The Art of Teaching Yoga 10 Modules ………… 200 hours
  • Ashtanga Yoga ………………………………………………. 6 hours
  • Informed Assists ………………………………………….. 14 hours
  • Total Required Hours …………………………………. 220 hours

  • Elective Courses ………………………………………….. 50 hours
  • Total Contact Hours ………………………………….. 270 hours
  • Homework ……………………………………………….. 110 hours
  • Total Non-Contact …………………………………….. 110 hours
Total Training ……………………………………………… 670 hours

The Art of Teaching Yoga (10 Modules, 200 Hours)

After we have studied the “nuts & bolts” of teaching yoga in The Science of Teaching Yoga, 290 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, we then turn our attention to the Art of Teaching Yoga – 670 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Intensive Modules.

The Science of Teaching Yoga focuses on bringing yoga teachers to the professional level of instructing yoga. We focus on presentation and workshop skills for the professional yoga teacher: voice quality, presentation style, and practice teaching workshops to the training group and to the public.

The Art of Teaching Yoga Ten 20 Hour Intensive Modules

  1. The Art of Teaching Yoga 101 May 5 & 6, 2018 FEET & LEGS
  2. The Art of Teaching Yoga 102 July 14 & 15, 2018 KNEES & THIGHS *PREREQUISITE The Art of Teaching Yoga 101
  3. The Art of Teaching Yoga 201 September 8 & 9, 2018 PELVIS *PREREQUISITE The Art of Teaching Yoga 102
  4. The Art of Teaching Yoga 301 November 3 & 4, SHOULDERS *PREREQUISITE The Art of Teaching Yoga 201
  5. The Art of Teaching Yoga 401 February 9 & 10, 2019 SPINE AND CORE *PREREQUISITE The Art of Teaching Yoga 301
  6. The Art of Teaching Yoga 501 April 6 & 7, 2019 TWISTS & REVOLVED POSES *PREREQUISITE The Art of Teaching Yoga 401
  7. The Art of Teaching Yoga 601 May 4 & 5, 2019 BACKBENDS *PREREQUISITE The Art of Teaching Yoga 501
  8. The Art of Teaching Yoga 701 June 15 & 16, 2019 HAMSTRINGS *PREREQUISITE The Art of Teaching Yoga 601
  9. The Art of Teaching Yoga 801 August 10 & 11, 2019 FINAL PROJECTS *PREREQUISITE The Art of Teaching Yoga 701
  10. The Art of Teaching Yoga 901 September 21 & 22, 2019 FINAL PROJECTS *PREREQUISITE The Art of Teaching Yoga 801

Ashtanga Yoga (6 Hours) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

This class is an introduction to Ashtanga Yoga and is open to all levels of experience. The building blocks of Ashtanga Yoga will be explored and there will be a discussion followed by an introductory flow through the First Series. The class will end with a guided deep relaxation. If you are curious to know more about this dynamic and flowing system that is the root method for so many popular styles of yoga today then come and join Jeff for a fun, flowing, user-friendly adventure into the basics of Ashtanga Yoga. * This workshop may be waived for previous Ashtanga training. Contact Director of Training for information (6 HOURS).

Informed Assists with Grace March 23 & 24, 2019 (14 Hours) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Learn the basics of giving adjustments in a yoga class. In this workshop we will cover:
  • Philosophy behind safe and effective adjustments
  • Hands on adjustments for basic yoga postures
  • Different techniques used for different situations
  • Biomechanics of adjustments
  • Psychological and Motor Learning principles behind adjustments
Adjustments will be presented in a dogma-free environment, with an emphasis on safety of the student and instructor. Adjustments will be practiced on each other under the watchful eye of a highly experienced and trained instructor. This workshop is perfect for anyone wishing to deepen their teaching practice, or refresh and review adjustments. The adjustment workshop is intended for yoga teachers, but everyone is welcome to attend. This course takes place Saturday & Sunday, March 23 & 24, 2019. Informed Assists with Grace IS included with tuition.

Elective Courses (50 Hours)

We offer workshops and trainings with local, national, and international trainers. Our training leaders are highly trained, certified, and authentically passionate about yoga. They are enthusiastic about health, vitality, and the mind-body connection. Some of our instructors include:
  • Bryan Kest
  • Nischala Joy Devi
  • Jason Crandell
  • Girish
  • Roger Cole
  • Tiffany Cruikshank
  • Doug Keller
  • Joe Barnett
  • David Regelin
  • Larry Payne
  • Katie Wise
  • Kirsten Warner
  • Jo Tastula
  • Stuart Watkins
  • Grace Morales
  • Alexandria Crow
  • MyLinda Morales
Teacher Training students are required to attend 50 hours of workshops with our training leaders. Elective Courses are NOT included with tuition. Scroll down for a list of Elective Workshops and Trainings.

We Are Yoga Alliance Accredited

Yoga University is an RYS, Registered Yoga School, with Yoga Alliance. All graduates of Yoga University’s 290 hour and 670 hour Teacher Training Programs are eligible for registration with Yoga Alliance® at the 200 and 500 hour level respectively. So rest assured that a certification through Yoga University will qualify you to register with Yoga Alliance. You can verify our registration with Yoga Alliance.

Training Application

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Registration and Tuition

We Offer the Following Two Payment Options

How to Register

Early Discount Deadline for our 2018 The Yoga of Compassion, 670 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program, is December 5, 2017 (Save $200!). SPACE IS LIMITED. This training is over 50% full and we anticipate this training will sell out by the early discount date. Registering for yoga teacher training is simple:
  1. Download and submit the Application along with registration fee.
  2. Pay the $50 registration fee
  3. Select a payment option (FULL PAYMENT or PAYMENT PLAN)
  4. Join us for training!!
* Elective Courses, books, props, lodging, and meals are NOT included in tuition.
Full Payment

  • $3,200 Early ($200 savings!)
    • Discount Deadline is 90 days prior to commencement of training (December 5, 2017).
  • $3,400 Late
    • Late payment is due on or before first day of training.
**NOT INCLUDED WITH TUITION** Books, props, lodging, and meals. A list of required books and props can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

Refund Policy

  • One month prior to event FULL refund less $150
  • After 1 month prior to event NO REFUNDS
Payment Plan

  • 10 Payments of $360 ($3,600)
**NOT INCLUDED WITH TUITION** Books, props, lodging, and meals. A list of required books and props can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

Required Props & Books

Elective Courses

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Saturday, May 11, 2019
12:00am
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Check back for details Dates: Saturday, May 11th Times: TBA Price: TBA
Saturday, May 18, 2019
9:00am
Price: $250 Early/$300 Late. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! This training covers kids growth and development, int...
Monday, Nov 18, 2019
9:00am
Tuition: $950 Early/$1250 Late. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Our 9th Annual Bryan Kest Teacher Training! What is ...
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019
10:00am
Namaste. So how blessed am I that Bryan Kest was my first Power Yoga teacher! What more can I say other than B...
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019
2:00pm
Namaste. So how blessed am I that Bryan Kest was my first Power Yoga teacher! What more can I say other than B...
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019
9:00am
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! This is one of most popular trainings. Part 1: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - Friday,...
Thursday, Dec 19, 2019
6:00pm
Cost: $50 Early/$65 Late. This Master Class is open to teachers and non-teachers. You do NOT have to be a s...
Monday, Jul 13, 2020
9:30am
Tuition: $1,395 Early/$1,595 Late. 40 Hour Power Yoga Teacher Training & Yoga Practice Immersion with Bryan...