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 & Details

Our 2020/21 Fall/Winter program will be held FULLY ONLINE!! We have adapted our curriculum for online learning and have had great success with our latest group of trainees. Join us from anywhere in the world!! The majority of our training hours are held live over Zoom so that you still get the benefit of interactive learning and engagement with your peers.

Fall/Winter 2020-21 Details & Schedule:

Training will be held LIVE online over Zoom and will include physical practices, lectures, discussions, breakout groups, practice teaching, homework, and more! 

Training Hours:

Wednesdays 6:30 – 8pm 

Saturdays/Sundays 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 5pm

Training Dates:

September 26, 27, 30

October 7, 10, 11, 14, 21, 24, 25, 28

November 4, 7, 8, 11, 18, 21, 22, 25

December 2, 5, 6, 9, 16, 19, 20

January 2, 3, 6, 13, 16, 17, 20, 27, 30, 31

February 10, 13, 14, 17, 24, 27, 28

March* 10, 13, 14, 17 (*makeup dates)

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 $100 non-refundable application fee due at the time you apply (50% of this fee applies towards your tuition). Please follow the link above to our full Teacher Certification brochure for tuition and registration information. Please attend one yoga class with a 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 $100 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