200-Hour Teacher Training

The foundational (200–hour) program is ideal for serious students of yoga and aspiring teachers. Certified by YogaWorks and recognized by Yoga Alliance, the program comprises three areas of study:

  1. The Theory and Practice of Yoga
  2. Yoga Philosophy
  3. The Art of Teaching

Program Pre-Requirements

  1. A regular yoga practice
    YogaWorks teacher training program includes a vigorous two-hour asana practice. We strongly recommend that applicants have minimun 6 months to 1 year of consistent asana practice. If your yoga practice doesn’t meet those criteria, please, provide us with an explanation.
  2. A call/facetime/whatsup with Anna Zorzou or David Kim.
  3. Completion of the YogaWorks application
  4. Financial Arrangement with a YogaWorks advisor

Upon Program Completion students will:

  • Deepen their practice and understanding of yoga
  • Know how to structure and create a cohesive, well-rounded class
  • Acquire an understanding of yoga philosophy
  • Build relationships with highly experienced yoga teachers
  • Become a member of a learning community that includes well-renowned teachers worldwide
  • Have the confidence and tools to begin teaching yoga
  • Be qualified to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level

01.

The Theory & Practice of Yoga

The curriculum will include a comprehensive study of the foundations, techniques, and mechanics of fundamental yoga postures with an emphasis on deepening the student’s personal practice and recognizing and honoring it as the source for inspiration and creative teaching.

  • Intensive asana study
  • Beginning anatomy and physiology
  • Introduction to meditation
  • Principles of pranayama
  • Understanding restorative yoga
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Overview of subtle body/chakra system
  • Introduction to pre-natal yoga

02.

Yoga Philosophy

Over 2,000 years ago the sage Patanjali described the process of Yogic movement toward higher consciousness and peace in his treatise “The Yoga Sutras.” His teachings are a living, practical model that, once understood, can be applied to all aspects of daily life. This course will introduce students to the wealth of inspiration available in the Yoga Sutras.

03.

The Art of Teaching

The art of teaching is a form of yoga in itself requiring sensitivity, compassion, and practice. A teacher must encourage, inspire, and be sensitive the needs of both the individuals and those of the group. The practical and subtle teaching aspects addressed in this course include.

  • How to be an effective teacher
  • Use of voice, body language, touch
  • The art and science of sequencing
  • Learning how to see and understand bodies
  • The purpose and use of props: in personal practice and class setting
  • Hands on adjustments
  • Practice teaching

The 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training is currently available in the following destinations:

Dates: 2-21 April and 2-21 October, 2022

Location: Paros, Greece – View Training Destination location & retreat info

Led by Senior YogaWorks Trainers David Kim & Anna Zorzou

Registration: Register for April here & for October here

Program Pricing:

Single room: $5400 USD
Double room: $4900 USD

What’s Included in your Program Price:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) YogaWorks Teacher Training Manuals*
  • 19 nights accommodation at Okreblue Retreat Center
  • Daily Full Brunch & Dinner
  • 4 months of free YogaWorks Online access (livestream & recorded classes)

*Manuals will be sent digitally to students enrolled in the program. Printed copies will be available for sale at an additional cost.

What is NOT Included in your Program Price:

  • Internatinal and domestic flights
  • Transfer to/from the ferry port or airport in Paros
  • Any additional snacks/meals outside of the included meal plan
  • Additional Book List
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • PCR tests

Class-Taking Requirements:
Students are required to take 12 additional yoga classes (only in-studio or online yoga classes are accepted) before and/or after the 200-Hour program in order to experience different styles, levels and methodologies.  These classes may be taken at any yoga studio.  Once you have enrolled in the 200-Hour program, you will receive an Acceptance Letter and the Class-Taking Requirement Form.  You much submit your completed Class-Taking Requirement Form to the Teacher Training Department, no later than one month after the 200-Hour program’s end date.  Home practice, workshops, Fitness, Barre, or Pilates classes are do not count toward this Class-Taking Requirement.

NOTE:

For All-Inclusive/Destination Trainings (a training location that includes room and board) a USD885 deposit is due upon enrollment to secure your spot. After submitting your USD885 deposit, a Program Advisor will be in touch to discuss the full package price and the remaining balance due.
Full payment is required 30 days before the start of the program. If you cancel 30 days or more prior to the start of the program, your deposit and payments will be refunded. If you cancel fewer than 30 days before the program start date, your deposit will be non-refundable but your balance will be refunded.
Once the program begins, the program tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

For any other questions about the program, please feel free to contact:
David Kim: davidkimyoga@gmail.com
Anna Zorzou: annazorzouyoga@gmail.com

Dates: March 13 – April 1, 2022

Led by Senior YogaWorks Trainers David Kim, Jodie Rufty & Anna Zorzou

Location: Koh Samui, Thailand – View Training Destination location & retreat info

Registration: Register now online by clicking here

Program Pricing:

Single room with shared bathroom (Yoga Cave): $4500 USD
Single room with en-suite bathroom (Zen Bungalow): $4900 USD

What’s Included in your Program Price:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) Training Manuals
  • Accommodation for 19 Nights
  • Daily Brunch & Dinner
  • 4 Months of Free YogaWorks Online access (livestream & recored classes)

*Manuals will be sent digitally to students enrolled in the program. Printed copies will be available for sale at an additional cost.

What is NOT Included in your Program Price:

  • Internataional and domestic flights
  • Transfers to/from Vikasa Yoga Retreat
  • Any additional snacks/meals outside of the included meal plan
  • Additional Book List
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • PCR tests

Class-Taking Requirements:
Students are required to take 12 additional yoga classes (only in-studio or online yoga classes are accepted) before and/or after the 200-Hour program in order to experience different styles, levels and methodologies.  These classes may be taken at any yoga studio.  Once you have enrolled in the 200-Hour program, you will receive an Acceptance Letter and a Class-Taking Requirement Form.  You must submit your completed Class-Taking Requirement Form to the Teacher Training Department, no later than one month after the 200-Hour program’s end date.  Home practice, workshops, Fitness, Barre, or Pilates classes do not count towards this Class-Taking Requirement.

NOTE:

For All-Inclusive/Destination Trainings (a training location that includes room and board) a USD885 deposit, is due upon enrollment to secure your spot. After submitting your  USD885 Deposit, a Program Advisor will be in touch to discuss the full package price and the remaining balance due.
Full payment is required 30 days before the start of the program. If you cancel fewer than 30 days or more prior to the program start date, your deposit and payments will be refunded. If you cancel fewer than 30 days before the start of the program start date, your deposit will be non-refundable but your balance will be refunded.
Once the program begins, the program tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

For any other questions about the program, please feel free to contact:
David Kim: davidkimyoga@gmail.com
Anna Zorzou: annazorzouyoga@gmail.com

Coming Up in 2022

More Information soon…
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Paros, Greece

Dates: 2-21 April and 2-21 October, 2022

Location: Paros, Greece – View Training Destination location & retreat info

Led by Senior YogaWorks Trainers David Kim & Anna Zorzou

Registration: Register for April here & for October here

Program Pricing:

Single room: $5400 USD
Double room: $4900 USD

What’s Included in your Program Price:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) YogaWorks Teacher Training Manuals*
  • 19 nights accommodation at Okreblue Retreat Center
  • Daily Full Brunch & Dinner
  • 4 months of free YogaWorks Online access (livestream & recorded classes)

*Manuals will be sent digitally to students enrolled in the program. Printed copies will be available for sale at an additional cost.

What is NOT Included in your Program Price:

  • Internatinal and domestic flights
  • Transfer to/from the ferry port or airport in Paros
  • Any additional snacks/meals outside of the included meal plan
  • Additional Book List
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • PCR tests

Class-Taking Requirements:
Students are required to take 12 additional yoga classes (only in-studio or online yoga classes are accepted) before and/or after the 200-Hour program in order to experience different styles, levels and methodologies.  These classes may be taken at any yoga studio.  Once you have enrolled in the 200-Hour program, you will receive an Acceptance Letter and the Class-Taking Requirement Form.  You much submit your completed Class-Taking Requirement Form to the Teacher Training Department, no later than one month after the 200-Hour program’s end date.  Home practice, workshops, Fitness, Barre, or Pilates classes are do not count toward this Class-Taking Requirement.

NOTE:

For All-Inclusive/Destination Trainings (a training location that includes room and board) a USD885 deposit is due upon enrollment to secure your spot. After submitting your USD885 deposit, a Program Advisor will be in touch to discuss the full package price and the remaining balance due.
Full payment is required 30 days before the start of the program. If you cancel 30 days or more prior to the start of the program, your deposit and payments will be refunded. If you cancel fewer than 30 days before the program start date, your deposit will be non-refundable but your balance will be refunded.
Once the program begins, the program tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

For any other questions about the program, please feel free to contact:
David Kim: davidkimyoga@gmail.com
Anna Zorzou: annazorzouyoga@gmail.com

Koh Samui, Thailand

Dates: March 13 – April 1, 2022

Led by Senior YogaWorks Trainers David Kim, Jodie Rufty & Anna Zorzou

Location: Koh Samui, Thailand – View Training Destination location & retreat info

Registration: Register now online by clicking here

Program Pricing:

Single room with shared bathroom (Yoga Cave): $4500 USD
Single room with en-suite bathroom (Zen Bungalow): $4900 USD

What’s Included in your Program Price:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) Training Manuals
  • Accommodation for 19 Nights
  • Daily Brunch & Dinner
  • 4 Months of Free YogaWorks Online access (livestream & recored classes)

*Manuals will be sent digitally to students enrolled in the program. Printed copies will be available for sale at an additional cost.

What is NOT Included in your Program Price:

  • Internataional and domestic flights
  • Transfers to/from Vikasa Yoga Retreat
  • Any additional snacks/meals outside of the included meal plan
  • Additional Book List
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • PCR tests

Class-Taking Requirements:
Students are required to take 12 additional yoga classes (only in-studio or online yoga classes are accepted) before and/or after the 200-Hour program in order to experience different styles, levels and methodologies.  These classes may be taken at any yoga studio.  Once you have enrolled in the 200-Hour program, you will receive an Acceptance Letter and a Class-Taking Requirement Form.  You must submit your completed Class-Taking Requirement Form to the Teacher Training Department, no later than one month after the 200-Hour program’s end date.  Home practice, workshops, Fitness, Barre, or Pilates classes do not count towards this Class-Taking Requirement.

NOTE:

For All-Inclusive/Destination Trainings (a training location that includes room and board) a USD885 deposit, is due upon enrollment to secure your spot. After submitting your  USD885 Deposit, a Program Advisor will be in touch to discuss the full package price and the remaining balance due.
Full payment is required 30 days before the start of the program. If you cancel fewer than 30 days or more prior to the program start date, your deposit and payments will be refunded. If you cancel fewer than 30 days before the start of the program start date, your deposit will be non-refundable but your balance will be refunded.
Once the program begins, the program tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

For any other questions about the program, please feel free to contact:
David Kim: davidkimyoga@gmail.com
Anna Zorzou: annazorzouyoga@gmail.com

Talalla, Sri Lanka

Coming Up in 2022

More Information soon…
Stay Tuned!