Alignment-based Yoga Teacher Training with Nicole Agostino, E-RYT 500
This 200-hr Yoga Alliance certified program is designed for you to immerse yourself fully in the study of yoga. Whether you intend to become a yoga teacher or are looking to enrich your practice, you will learn about your relationship with yoga, yourself, and your body. You will also learn the history and philosophy of yoga, its ethical teachings, the business of yoga, as well as the science of Ayurveda, and more.
Expect to hone your own alignment, learn the alignment for individual poses as well as pose families, basic kinesiology, the bandhas (energy locks), how to practice and teach pranayama (breath work), and the subtle bodies of the kosas, nadis, and chakras.
You will experience practice teaching, including the giving and receiving of feedback as you develop your skills, sequencing peak-pose and full-spectrum yoga classes, and hands-on assisting. You will also participate in a 30-day Sadhana (daily practice) and explore an Ayurvedic lifestyle.
At the end of the program, you will know how to:
Align-Sequence and teach a well-rounded, dynamic yoga class
Cue and demonstrate purposefully and effectively
Teach four different pranayama practices
Use professional and effective physical adjustments to improve your students’ poses
Offer modifications for pregnancy, injury, and level
Guest teacher Gina Minyard of Atlanta, GA will join us for lessons in therapeutic alignment as well as the system of Ayurveda.
This program is open to all levels of ability with a recommended minimum of 1 year dedicated yoga practice.
Attend 100% of training hours*
Complete all required reading and written homework
Completion of a final packet, including three papers and a written sequence
Pass final written exam with at least 85% and successfully teach a yoga class
Spring 2020 Dates
Fridays 1:00 - 7:00
Saturdays 8:00 - 5:00
Sundays 10:00 - 5:30
January 10-12 & 24-26
February 7-9 & 21-23
March 6-8 & 20-22
April 3-5 & 17-19
*Built-in make-up day: Saturday, April 11, 11:00-5:00
*Make-up day cost: $150
*Any additional make up time is done privately at $50/hour
$500 non-refundable deposit required to hold your spot
Early bird rate: : $2400 paid in full by September 30
Standard tuition: $2550 due in full by January 9
An extra charge of 4% will be added to credit card transactions.
Tuition does not include the cost of required texts (approximately $75 cost)
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali translated by Swami Satchidananda
Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
Light on Life by B.K.S. Iyengar
The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice by T.K.V. Desikachar
The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice by Deborah Adele
The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies by Vasant Lad
Yogafly Studio owner and director Nicole Agostino has been leading yoga teacher trainings since 2014. She has completed several 200- and 300-hour teacher trainings and is committed always to being a student. Nicole has trained extensively in alignment-based vinyasa and hatha yoga, and is experienced in leading workshops in addition to her studio teaching. She has years of study under California-based yoga teacher Peach Friedman, and has also studied closely with esteemed teacher Noah Maze. Nicole receives additional training and mentorship from Gina Minyard of Yoga Collective in Atlanta, GA, and somatic psychotherapist Livia Cohen-Shapiro, of Boulder, CO.