1000-Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings

2017 Trainings

The trainings in our 1000-hour program may also be taken as standalone programs; you do not need to apply to the 1000-hour track to take many of these trainings. You may apply to the 1000-hour training and retroactively receive credit for your hours. An application and acceptance is required prior to registering for specific modules within the 1000-hour track and will be indicated when necessary.

Dharma Yoga Intensive

Unleashing Psychic Forces

Dharma Mittra introduces yoga practices that purify the body and mind so that the subtle life energies and psychic forces can start to move. Next session: February 17–19

Yin Yoga Teacher Training

Learn to safely and competently lead others in the practice of Yin Yoga with this teacher training lead by Brahmani Leibman and Jashoda Edmunds. Next session: February 24–March 5

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, Level 1

Learn to empower expecting mothers and prepare them for a flowing and connected birth experience. 2017 sessions: March 19–24 and October 15–20

Introduction to Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

This training supports yoga teachers in making their classes more trauma-informed, and gives mental-health clinicians practices to use with their clients. Next sessions: April 2–7 and October 22–27

Restorative Yoga Therapeutic Teacher Training

Learn to bring your students into a practice of restorative yoga that helps them release layers of tension and feel at ease in their bodies. Next session: April 2–7

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra Teacher Training

Gain the skills you need to lead others into deeper levels of freedom and health than they ever imagined possible in this training with Jennifer Reis. Next session: April 9–14

Yoga Tune Up Teacher Training, Level 1

Yoga Tune Up is a potent style of movement education that strikes a balance between yoga, fitness, and rehab, attracting students of all ages and body types. Next session: April 28–May 5

The Presence of a Teacher

Bring new vitality and maturity to your teaching in a program that will inspire your practice, nourish your spiritual life, and cultivate community. Next session: May 14–19

Chakras, Granthis, and Nadis: The Inner Structures of Hatha Yoga

Explore the symbols developed by ancient yogis to map the journey inward—symbols known as chakras, granthis, and nadis—and how they can enrich your practice and teaching. Next session: May 19–28

Natural Spiritual Progress

A Dharma Yoga Intensive

Dharma Mittra offers detailed instruction on yoga postures, pranayama, meditation, and spiritual knowledge as paths toward self-realization. Next session: June 30–July 2

Kripalu Yoga in the Schools Teacher Training

For yoga teachers interested in bolstering their skills and enriching the lives of high school students through yoga. Next session: July 7–16

Teaching and Living the Yoga Sutras

An Intensive Practice Retreat

Fine-tune your ability to serve as a guide in a training that examines the primary paths to well-being outlined in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Next session: July 16–21

Five Element Yoga Teacher Training

Five Element Yoga draws from the traditions of Kripalu Yoga, yoga therapy, Ayurveda, and traditional Chinese medicine to help each person find their natural rhythms. Next session: July 16–21

Guiding Meditation for Transformational Yoga Teaching: Exploring the World Within

300-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training

Jonathan Foust (Sudhir) and Michelle Dalbec provide you with the support, practice, and guidance needed to bring all facets of your being into the single focus of samyama. Session dates: July 21–30...

Yoga for Seniors Teacher Training

Kimberly Carson and Carol Krucoff teach strategies for adapting yoga practice to older minds, bodies, and spirits. Next session: July 23–28

Forrest Yoga Advanced Teacher Training

Learn the art of sequencing, how to teach intermediate and advanced asana for different levels, and ways to prioritize the needs of students with special needs and injuries. Next session: August 2–11

Iyengar Yoga for Back Care

Elise Browning Miller teaches how yoga postures can provide relief for chronic pain. Next session: August 4–6

Yoga for Scoliosis Part I

Elise Browning Miller helps you discover all the ways in which Iyengar Yoga can be used to meet the challenges of scoliosis. Next session: August 6–8

Yoga for Scoliosis Part II

Continue learning to work skillfully with scoliosis by combining yoga postures with breath awareness to develop structural alignment and create more normal symmetry. Next session: August 8–11

At Play with the Radiance Sutras

A Meditation Retreat and Teacher Training

Explore the luminous teachings of the Radiance Sutras, Lorin Roche’s new translation of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra. Next session: August 20–25

Inner Flow

The Art of Sequencing Vinyasa as Movement Meditation

Join vinyasa pioneer Shiva Rea for a Soma Prana Vinyasa immersion and teacher training dedicated to the healing lunar arts of yoga in flow. Next session: October 8–13

iRest Yoga Nidra Level 1 Training

The Art and Science of Integrative Restoration

Learn a transformative healing meditation that can be used in personal practice, yoga classes, and clinical and medical settings. Next session: October 15–20

Relax and Renew

Learning to Teach Restorative Yoga

Learn the art and skill of teaching restorative yoga with Judith Hanson Lasater. Next session: November 5–10

Tantra Yoga Immersion

Alignment Refinement for Body, Mind, and Heart

Todd Norian leads this journey through a comprehensive system of alignment that integrates body, mind, and heart with the esoteric and empowering teachings of Tantra. Next session: November 5–10

Iyengar Yoga and Beyond

Playfully Unpacking the Principles

Drawing from Iyengar Yoga, Carrie Owerko unpacks the specific principles that underlie and support yoga practice and inquiry. Next session: November 10–12

Sanskrit and Mantra Immersion

The Language of Yoga

Learn how to pronounce Sanskrit and explore the meanings of posture names in this program with Nicolai Bachman, author of several Sanskrit book and CD learning tools. Next session: November 17–19