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.

200 Hour Teacher Training Schedule

We offer two distinct programs a year to accommodate varying schedules. The Summer program is offered as an intensive, with two blocks of time in July and August and a date for the final exam in September. The Winter program is more spread out, with training dates only held on weekends. 

Winter 2020 Schedule:
January 4-5, January 18-19, February 1-2, February 15-16, March 7-8, March 21-22,
April 4-5, April 18-19,
May 2-3, May 16-17

Snow Makeup Dates (if needed): June 6-7

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

Summer 2020 Schedule:
Dates to be announced soon!

Summer Hours: 
9:00am – 5:00pm daily

our teacher trainers:

Miriam Serow, Sandra Kessel, Tami Cohen, Megan Morris, and Kim Heffelfinger 

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 info@theyogaloftofbethlehem.com with any 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