Essentials of Teaching

200-Hour Certification (Phase 1)

OUR ESSENTIALS OF TEACHING PROGRAM is a comprehensive course designed to take you on a journey of self-discovery, renewal and transformation. You will deepen your understanding of yoga, develop your personal practice, and prepare to effectively share your love of yoga with others. The Yoga Loft’s expert teaching team will guide you through a creative and interactive curriculum that has been nurtured and refined since 2007 as a tool for personal exploration and professional development. This program is for aspiring teachers and anyone with a desire to learn more about the practice of yoga and about oneself.

The Yoga Loft offers two distinct 200-Hour Teacher Certification Programs annually:

Weekend Format

The Weekend Format is offered annually, January through June. This format gives students an opportunity to deepen their knowledge at a more relaxed pace.

Hours:
Saturdays, 9:00am – 5:30pm
Sundays, 9:00am – 5:30pm

2019 Schedule:
January 5-6, January 19-20, February 2-3, February 16-17, March 2-3, March 16-17, April 6-7, May 18-19, June 1-2, June 15
Snow Makeup Dates (if needed): April 13-14

Early registration deadline for tuition discount: December 22, 2018

Summer Intensive Format

The summer intensive is held on weekdays in the month of July. This format allows students to focus on the program and complete it quickly, making it a great option for teachers, students, or anyone looking to obtain their certification in a shorter time frame.

Hours:
9:00am – 5:30pm

Summer 2019 Schedule:
July 8th – 12th
July 15th – 19th
July 22nd – 26th
July 29th – 31st

Attendance at the Lehigh Valley Yoga Festival is also required for all summer intensive trainees. The 2019 Festival date will be announced soon! 

Early registration deadline for tuition discount: June 22nd, 2019

how to apply:

Please fill out and submit the application form below, or pick one up at the studio. In addition to your application, there is a $25 non-refundable application fee due at the time you apply. Please follow the link above to our full Teacher Certification brochure for tuition and registration information. Please attend one yoga class with Teacher Training faculty member prior to submitting your application and deposit, notifying the teacher prior to the start of the class that you are attending as part of your program application process.  Please email our Director of Teacher Certification Programs, Deanna Nagle with your questions. Use this link to submit your $25 application fee. Buy Now

200-Hour Teacher Certification Application Form

This program is registered and approved by Yoga Alliance, and those who complete all components of the program will be and eligible to apply for RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) status at the 200-Hour level.

This program is registered and approved by Yoga Alliance, and those who complete all components of the program will be and eligible to apply for RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) status at the 200-Hour level.

In-Depth Yoga Study and the Essentials of Teaching
200-Hour Certification
Class of 2015-2016