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200-Hour Foundations Yoga Teacher Training
In this life-changing program, you will be provided with the tools to develop the skills and wisdom required to lead others in a vinyasa yoga class.
An in-depth study of the history and philosophy of yoga gives you an opportunity for self-study with the intent to align your own behaviors and actions with the core ethical principles of yoga.

The 200-hour foundations program is a course of study designed for serious yoga practitioners willing to do the hard work required to become a skilled and knowledgeable teacher. ('Serious' does not mean 'advanced'!)

Included in the cost:

-200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Manual (downloadable pdf)
-90 minute power vinyasa yoga sequence (hard copy & audio recordings)
-Access to the library of Lyn's On-Demand prerecorded yoga classes
-Individualized mentoring support from Lyn
-Video & audio tutorials
-Review and detailed written feedback
for 6 teaching videos
-6 in-person mentoring sessions
-Unlimited email support with Lyn
-Certificate of Completion 

Other Expenses
(not included in the cost):

(can be purchased through Amazon)

Expect to spend approximately $180 for required books.
-Teaching Yoga by Mark Stephens
-Teaching Yoga with Intention by Judith Hanson Lasater
-The Yamas and Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice by Deborah Adele
-The Kleshas: Exploring the Elusiveness of Happiness by Deborah Adele
-Theme Weaver by Michelle Berman Marchildon
-Inside the Yoga Sutras by Reverend Jaganath Carrera
-The Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Brian Dana Akers

-Functional Anatomy of Yoga book by David Keil
-The Business of Yoga by Katy Appleton and Natasha Moutran
-'Functional Anatomy of Yoga Course' with David Keil via yoganatomy.com (12-month access) $75
-YogicStudies.com 'Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Yoga', 18-hour online course & 'A Brief History of Asana', 8-hour online course $150 (2 month subscription required, $75/month)

Please read the details of the
'Curriculum and Requirements'
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Payment plans available!

Learn more about Lyn: Listen to Lyn's audio introduction below to get insight into her own initial yoga experience and her intention behind this style of training.

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This is a Yoga Alliance registered course.
When you have fulfilled all the requirements of the program, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and be a 200-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher.

Upgrade to In-Person Training
If you decide you would like to transition to an in-person training at the studio, as long as it is within 12 months of purchasing the online course, the cost of this course will be credited towards the online price.
If you are of high school or college age, begin your online studies during the school year and then complete your requirements with in-person training during our 6-week summer intensive program. This program runs from the end of June to the beginning of August, and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
You can upgrade from your online program at a discounted full-time student rate.
Email Lyn for more information and cost.
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What To Expect

This program is a self-study, self-paced remote learning version of the LKPY 200-Hour In-Person Teacher Training.

Along with reading and written assignments, you will be required to submit six teaching videos to Lyn.
You will receive feedback on each video.

Please be sure to have at least one "student." 

You will receive detailed, written feedback on your teaching videos directly from Lyn.

Upon registration,, you will have instant access to the training platform and materials. You will also receive a personal email from Lyn to establish communication and to review any questions you might have - please allow 24-48 hours for initial contact.

Feel free to email her before registering if you
have any questions. 

[email protected]

Course Curriculum

  Meet Your Teacher
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  Welcome to the LKPY 200-Hour Teacher Training - Start the Course Here!
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  Practice On the Mat: Personal Practice Requirements
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  Course 1.1 - Teaching Yoga Asana
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  Course 1.2 - The Yamas & Niyamas - Yoga's Ethical Principles: On the Mat and Off
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  Course 1.3 - Teaching Beyond The Poses: Finding You as a Teacher
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  Course 2.1 - Functional Anatomy of Yoga
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  Course 3.2 - The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
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Curriculum & Requirements

Teaching Yoga Asana

Upon completing your 200-hour training, you will have the tools and confidence to lead a 90-minute power vinyasa-style yoga class.

Topics covered:
-the power yoga teaching method for an all-levels class
-alignment principles and the basic alignment for primary yoga asanas, along with modifications
-the pillars of power yoga
-cueing techniques to lead and support all levels of students
-inclusive language and creating a safe space
-sequencing formula for a power vinyasa yoga class and a standard 90-minute sequence – the sequence is a blueprint to build future class plans from
-how to “read” a student’s pose and teach what you see

You will be required to submit five teaching videos (approximately 20-30 minutes in length each) plus a final test teaching video of a 60-minute class. You should have at least one student in each video. You can teach your student virtually or in person.

The Yamas & Niyamas - Yoga's Ethical Principles: On the Mat and Off

-Living Your Yoga: The Yamas and Niyamas
Journaling For Self-Exploration:
-along with required reading, there will be weekly journaling and a reflection paper written for each yogic principle

You will explore:
-what are the Yamas and Niyamas
-how to apply each principle in your daily life
-how to apply each principle in a yoga class

Teaching Beyond the Poses: Finding You As A Teacher

In this course, you will gain the ability to teach philosophy on the mat in a way that is relevant and understandable to all students.

You will:
-learn the formula for theming
-learn mental practices that can be applied in class that support each Yama and Niyama
-understand how to connect the dots from practicing yoga philosophy on the mat to taking it off the mat

-write a theme based on the yamas and niyamas

-The Business of Yoga

Theming also requires knowing yourself as a teacher: your style, your mission, what's important to you. In this unit you will spend time exploring and answering these questions. This information will also help you to build your 'brand' as a teacher and develop a professional plan

You will:
-explore what motivates you as a teacher and which philosophical concepts you most connect with
-create a bio and mission statement
-design a social media ad

History and Philosophy of Yoga

-An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Yoga, 18-Hour Online Course & A Brief History of Asana, 8-Hour Online Course
with Dr. Seth Powell, via yogicstudies.com

Both online courses include video tutorials, along with a quiz at the completion of each module.

Module topics include:
1 - What is Yoga?
2 - The Early History of Yoga
3 - Intro to the Yoga Sutras
4 - Intro to the Bhagavad Gita
5 - Tantra and Medieval Yoga
6 - Yoga in the Modern World

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-The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

This course includes a complete reading of The Yoga Sutras, along with study guide questions.

Functional Anatomy of Yoga

-Functional Anatomy of Yoga with David Keil, via yoganatomy.com

This 30-hour online course will focus on a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of human anatomy. It will cover basic terminology as well as major anatomical systems, major anatomical systems, sections of the body, and their components. After completing this course, you will have a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of human anatomy pertaining to safe and functional movement. This course includes reading assignments, video tutorials, and written testing.

Practice On the Mat: Personal Practice

Regular, personal practice is one of your most essential tools as a teacher. You are required to complete 50 group class practices. You will have access to the On-Demand library of prerecorded LKPY class. You are required to keep a journal record for each practice and submit a copy upon completion.

Mentorship Support Training

Unlike many "online" courses, this program includes a review and feedback of 6 practice teaching videos. Lyn will personally view each video and email you written detailed feedback. You will also have unlimited email support for any questions that might come up during your studies. Your final project teaching video will be reviewed, and you will receive your certificate after review and feedback. Also included are 6 in-person mentoring sessions. These are optional. While there is no time limit to complete all the requirements of the program, the eligibility for the in-person sessions expire in 12 months.

This course is closed for enrollment.