Berkeley

1700 Shattuck Ave, 2nd Floor

Berkeley, CA 94709

(510) 486-0264

200 hr Teacher Training

The Yoga Kula Teacher Training inspires and empowers you to become the kind of yoga teacher you want to be.  This 200 hour program consists of the 100 hour Yoga Immersion followed by 100 hours dedicated to the art and science of teaching alignment-based Hatha and Vinyasa yoga. During the course of this program you will discover, cultivate, and refine your authentic voice as you step confidently into the practice of teaching yoga to others. This track is appropriate for experienced students who wish to pursue teaching and current teachers wanting to expand and fine tune their abilities. You will leave this teacher training with the ability to construct and safely guide a variety of students through a well-rounded alignment based yoga class, articulate your instructions clearly and succinctly, skillfully observe and adjust your students, develop and weave inspiring class themes and teach from your heart.
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Graduates of the program will receive the 200hr Yoga certificate

Sat 10:30am-5:30pm,  Sunday 10:30am-5:30pm

Module 1: Yoga Immersion – 100 hr

5/20 – 5/21

6/17 – 6/18

7/22 – 7/23

8/19 – 8/20

9/16 – 9/17

10/21 – 10/22

11/4 – 11/5

 

Module 2: Yoga Teacher Training 100 hr

11/18 – 11/19

12/9 – 12/10

2018

1/20 – 1/21

2/17 – 2/18

3/17 – 3/18

4/21 – 4/22

YogaKula 200 HR graduates will be able to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200 HR level.

Cost

$1575 before March 15th

$1675 after March 15th

Immersion + TT paid in full:

$2800 before March 15th

$2900 after March 15th

Payment plans available

$500 deposit required


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Saraswati Clere: San Francisco Bay Area filmmaker Saraswati Clere is the founder of Yogakula Productions and owns Yogakula Wellness Center in Berkeley, which attracts thousands of students each year. For the past 20 years Saraswati has trained in the Iyengar and Anusara Yoga method. She has been teaching yoga for 10 years and currently offers teacher training programs. Saraswati has produced a line of educational CDs and DVDs in collaboration with some of the world’s most prominent yoga teachers and scholars. She is the director of the Kula Coworking Hub and offers monthly workshops designed to empower and support entrepreneurs to be successful in business and in life.

In 2011 Saraswati produced Yogawoman, an award-winning documentary narrated by Annette Bening, that features 50 of the world’s leading experts – doctors, researchers, renowned yoga instructors – all empowered, compassionate, inspiring- all women. Since its release yoga woman has screened in 12 countries and has won five film awards.

siri11x150Siri Peterson is a proud wife and mama, certified Anusara® yoga instructor, E-RYT 500, and a practitioner of yoga for over 25 years. A New York Times recognized dancer and choreographer, Siri’s classes explore the unique relationship between yoga, artistic self-expression and mindful movement. Having healed her own physical injuries through yoga, she loves helping students access their innate healing capacities through optimal alignment. She offers public and private yoga lessons, meditation instruction, coaching, retreats, and yoga teacher trainings in Oakland, Berkeley, and the greater Bay Area. In 2016 she was named one of 100 Trailblazers in Yoga and Ayurveda by Spirituality and Health magazine.

ChrissyGraham.150px1Chrissy Graham has been a student of yoga for 17 years, and is a Certified E-RYT 500 Yoga Instructor. She presently teaches public classes, workshops, Immersions, and Teacher Trainings through out the Bay area, and abroad. Chrissy brings a lighthearted dynamic energy to her classes that blend philosophy, therapeutics, and insightful wisdom from her own life experiences. She finds inspiration from being in natural settings of all kinds, from the mountains to the ocean. Chrissy is also an avid student of nutrition and dietary wellness, she worked for 6 years at Second Nature a health food store, where she mentored under Cheri Jiosne, and Andre Cholmondeley. Chrissy has also ventured into many different forms of meditation and spiritual practices from lineages such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Bon-po.
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4395b96d-8a95-4ef8-8890-9ee4196689cfAparna Dandekar is a board certified family physician trained in three medical sciences–Western (Allopathic) Medicine, Osteopathy, and Ayurveda.

The philosophy that she adheres to is simple: nature knows best. Her inherent faith in nature’s self-regulating wisdom is further strengthened by her Osteopathic and Ayurvedic training.

jill__11x150Jill Satterfield is a wellness program developer and international embodied mindfulness and meditation teacher. Jill’s integration of mindfulness and embodiment practices include yoga, yoga therapy and contemplative psychology. She has been in the field of integrative healthcare for over 30 years.

Jill is the founder of Vajra Yoga + Meditation, a synthesis of meditation and mindfulness of the body practices from the Buddhist tradition.  Named “one of the 4 leading yoga and Buddhist teachers in the country” by Shambhala Sun Magazine, the VY+M teacher trainings, programs and workshops incorporate mindfulness meditation, somatic psychotherapy and embodiment practices as they are best applied to meet a variety of individual and group needs.


Testimonials:

“I learned quite a lot about how to describe poses and alignment completely verbally, so that I can watch students while instructing them. We teach much better when we are seeing what’s going on in students’ bodies. I’m grateful for all the suggestions of language to use to get students into poses in a way they will understand.” – David

“I think it is an awesome training with a supportive community that’s not too judgemental. I like how there are a lot of different topics (alignment, anatomy, philosophy, pranayama, etc.) It’s a very good “sample” of what’s out there. Another note: I think Siri has excellent classroom managements skills! So many different personalities here and it takes a lot of love and patience and intelligence to keep everyone engaged, encouraged and on track!” – Tiffany


Training Policy

Trainings are non-refundable once the program begins.  YogaKula and its teachers reserve the right to cancel workshops. If YogaKula cancels a Training, a full credit or refund will be issued.

 

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