Teacher Training

200-hour training program

We are very excited to offer a 200-hour teacher training! If you are interested in becoming a teacher or deepening your practice, this could be the program for you. Included in your training: in-depth study of ethics, asana, anatomy, philosophy, pranayama, practice teaching, feedback on your teaching, hands-on adjustments, the business of being a yoga teacher, restorative yoga, select readings, special guest teachers (in addition to the beloved directors Carla and Ramit and well known teachers David, Judy, Sarah…) and the list goes on. For the duration of the program you will be able to take unlimited classes at both Jaya studios. Every single trainee will teach a 75 minute class to the Jaya Yoga Center community as a final project.


Kirtan Schedule

  • dates TBD

Class Schedule

  • 2–3 weekends per month (100% attendance is required). All weekends are Friday–Sunday:

  • Friday evening class from 7:00–9:00PM

  • Saturday and Sunday class from 1:00–5:00PM

  • 1 monthly Kirtan Saturday from 7:00–8:30PM

Required Textbooks

  1. Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar

  2. The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice by T. K. V. Desikachar (this book has the translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali we will use for the training)

  3. Gita Wisdom by Joshua Greene

  4. Ganesh Goes to Lunch by Kamla Kapur

  5. The Anatomy Coloring Book by Kapit and Elson

  6. More books to be announced.

Other Requirements

  1. Attendance at 2 classes per week.

  2. Monthly mentor meetings of one hour.

  3. Teaching a community class: After graduation each new teacher will be required to teach a 75-minute Jaya Community Class.

 

ready to apply?

We welcome you to download our online application form.


For more information:

Do you have questions about our program? We would love to chat with you.


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Teaching Staff

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CARLA STANGENBERG – DIRECTOR

 
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DAVID FIGUEROA

 
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RAMIT KREITNER – DIRECTOR

 
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LIZ Buehler WALKER

 
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SARAH SELIG

 
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SUSAN KRAFT