There comes a point when you realize you’re ready for, “something more” – a bigger life, a deeper practice, a wider breadth of knowledge, and an awakened relationship with yourself.

If you are ready to make a powerful shift in your life, whether you want to become a yoga teacher, advance your own personal practice, or join a community of students on a quest for transformation, the Down Under School of Yoga 200-Hour Teacher Training is the beginning of your journey. This foundational training will advance your practice, provide you the fundamental tools for teaching yoga, awaken your voice in all aspects of life and leadership, and connect you to a vibrant community of mentors, scholars, and fellow seekers on the path of learning and self-study.

JOIN US FOR AN OPEN HOUSE AND MEET & GREET

Interested in joining Down Under's Spring 200-hour teacher training? Come meet the lead teachers and Director of Education David Runkle for an informal question and answer session. 

Sun, Jan 27 • 1–1:45pm
Chat with Claire and Gregor
BROOKLINE

If you haven't practiced with these inspiring teachers, now is the perfect time! Take Claire’s 11:30am Heated Flow class and stay after to learn about teacher training. Or drop by a little later and stay for Gregor's 12:15pm Flow Foundations.

Sat, Feb 2 • 3:30–4pm
Get to know Gregor
CAMBRIDGE

Interested in developing a philosophical class of your own?
Take Gregor’s 4:30 Heated Flow after the meet & greet.

Sat, Feb 2 • 4:30–5:45pm
Connect with Danielle and Kate
NEWTON

Get to know your teachers! Join Danielle before the info session for Flow at 3pm or stick around afterward to marinate on your new path to being a teacher in Kate’s 6pm Relax & Renew.

 

Now Accepting Applications

Fill out the application, save as a PDF and return via email to teachertraining@downunderyoga.com 

KEY DATES

The training will take place at our Brookline studio Fridays 7:30pm–9:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 1:30pm–7:30pm on the following dates in 2019:

Feb 15–17 • Mar 1–3 • Mar 15–17 • Apr 5–7 • Apr 19–21 • May 3–5 • May 17–19 • May 31–Jun 2 • Jun 14–16 • Jun 28–30

Plus Attendance at one Art of Assisting Weekend at our Brookline studio:
Feb 8–10 with Lisa & Danielle
Apr 12–14 with Masaaki & Lisa
Jun 7–9 with Danielle & Masaaki

 

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what you will learn

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Asana & Alignment

Discover the principles of physical alignment, the energetic and subtle body, and the foundation behind all the major yoga postures.

Teaching Methodology

Through a cumulative, strategic, and experiential approach, learn about the other side of the practice: the teaching.

Sequencing & Practicum

Learn the nuanced art of logical, dynamic sequencing, and precise languaging as you build confidence through practice teaching, observation, and receiving feedback.

Anatomy & Physiology

Focus on principles of anatomy, the skeletomuscular system, joint movement, and understand basic Eastern energy systems as they relate to yoga.

Assisting & Modifications

Utilize critical thinking to assess postures, understand injuries, work with different kinds of bodies, understand the use of props, and practice hands-on adjustments.

Philosophy & Sanskrit

Demystify ancient texts, begin to learn Sanskrit, and articulate yoga philosophy while understanding it from a contemporary context.

Business & Ethics

Navigate the business of yoga to begin a practical and successful career as you explore the ethics of the modern-day yogi.

Lineage & History

Examine different lineages of yoga including Vinyasa, Ashtanga, and Restorative and explore the limbs of yoga including Pranayama and Meditation.

Cost & Investment

Deliberately designed to be affordable to yogis of all ages, the training costs $3,200 with an early bird special of $3000 for registration before Dec 1, 2018. Cost also includes attendance at an Art of Assisting weekend workshop. If you have any questions, call us at 617-566-YOGA or send an email to teachertraining@downunderyoga.com

Reserve your space by paying your deposit today!

Tuition payment arrangements are made after students are accepted to the program. If you have questions about paying your balance in full or starting the payment plan, please email education@downunderyoga.com

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What's next?

We will not just teach you how to teach yoga, but we will also build your relationship with your personal practice. The journey of a teacher never ends, and the best yoga teachers are the most dedicated students. You graduate a certified yoga teacher with a solid foundation and the tools you need to support your ongoing evolution towards excellence. With our Continuing Education courses, Art of Assisting program, 300-Hour Teacher Training, and Mentorship opportunities – we provide a space for your studies towards mastery in your craft.