Teacher Training

Alignment-based Yoga Teacher Training with Nicole Agostino, RYT-500

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This 200-hr Yoga Alliance certified program is designed for you to immerse yourself fully in the study of yoga. Whether you are entering 100 hours of Immersion study or the full 200 hours including Teaching Skills, you will learn more about your personal practice, yourself, and your body. You will also learn the history and philosophy of yoga, as well as the science of Ayurveda.

Immersion

Immersion is open as a separate segment to anyone wishing to learn more about yoga and dive into their personal practice, without the teaching-specific portion. During this time, we delve into the lineage behind modern yoga, alignment and personal practice, the subtle bodies, the science of Ayurveda, and more.

By the end of Immersion, you will understand:

  • Alignment for individual poses as well as pose families

  • Basic kinesiology, in specific relationship to yoga asana (poses)

  • How, why, and when to use the bandhas (locks) to improve pose structure and energetic balance

  • The history and lineage of modern postural yoga

  • The kosas, the yamas and niyamas, and the nadis

  • The purpose and intention of various pranayama (breathing) practices

  • The foundation of Ayurveda

Teaching Skills

The Teaching Skills portion is open to those who have completed Immersion and have a recommended minimum of 1 year of dedicated yoga practice. We will examine sequencing, assisting, teaching tactics, the business of yoga, and more. This section includes practice teaching and feedback as you develop your skills.

By the end of the Teaching Skills, you will know how to:

  • 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

Graduation requirements

  • 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 and successfully teach a yoga class

Dates

Mondays - Fridays 8:00 - 5:00

Immersion

June 3 - 14

Teaching Skills

June 17 - 28

*Built-in make-up day: Saturday, June 22, 11:00 - 5:00
*Make-up day cost: $150
*Any additional make up time is done privately at $50/hr

Tuition

$500 non-refundable deposit required to hold your spot


Early bird rate: $2350 paid in full by April 30
Standard tuition: $2500 due in full by May 31
Immersion only: $1550 due in full by May 31
Teaching Skills only: $1550 due in full by June 14

Note:

An extra charge of 4% will be added to credit card transactions.
Tuition does not include the cost of required texts (approximately $75 cost)

Required texts

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.

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