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 meeting with Anna Zorzou (program advisor and trainer) or with a suggested teacher trainer.
  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: 4 October – 23 October 2020

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

Registration: Register now online by clicking here

Program Pricing:

What’s Included in Your Program Price:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) YogaWorks Teacher Training Manuals*
  • 24 nights accommodation at Talalla Retreat Center
  • Daily Full Brunch & Dinner
  • 3 months of free MyYogaWorks Online access

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

 

NOTE:

To register you will need to submit a $1,000 Non-Refundable Deposit to secure your spot. Once you have determined your room option, you will receive a unique link to pay your remaining balance.

If you are unable to register online, we can arrange a phone/Skype call with the YogaWorks office to process your tuition payment over the phone. Contact: Aubrey Elizaga at (310) 664-6470 ext 137

You may also send tuition payment via bank wire:
*Please request a document with information about how to execute the wire.
*Please be aware that many banks will charge wire fees. Check with your bank for the exact amount.
*Please send a confirmation email that the wire has been sent to the YogaWorks account.
*We will confirm with you when the wire has been received.

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

Dates: July 13 – August 1, 2020
Led by Senior YogaWorks Trainers David Kim & Anna Zorzou

Location: Vikasa Yoga Retreat 211 Bontji Moo 4 Koh Samui 84310, Thailand – View Training Destination location & retreat info

Registration: Register now online by clicking here

Program Pricing:

Tuition Includes:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) Training Manuals
  • Accommodation for 19 Nights
  • Daily Brunch & Dinner
  • Airport Transfers to/from Vikasa Yoga Retreat
  • 1-Hour Thai Massage
  • 3 Months of Free MyYogaWorks Online Access

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

 

12 Class Taking Requirements:
Students are required to take 12 additional yoga classes before and/or after the program to experience different styles, levels and methodologies.  These classes can be taken at any yoga studio.  Once you have enrolled in the program, you will be given an Acceptance Letter and a Class Taking Requirement Form.  You can begin your 12 Class Taking Requirement as soon as you enroll and the completed form will be due to the Teacher Training Department one month after the program end date.  Online classes, home practice, workshops, Fitness, Barre, or Pilates classes are not allowed.

TO ENROLL:
You will need first need to submit your Non Refundable $1000 Deposit to secure your spot in the training. Click here for the direct link for registration:

If you are unable to register online, we can arrange a phone/Skype call with the YogaWorks office to process your tuition payment over the phone. Contact: Aubrey Elizaga at (310) 664-6470 ext 137

You may also send tuition payment via bank wire:
*Please request a document with information about how to execute the wire.
*Please be aware that many banks will charge wire fees. Check with your bank for the exact amount.
*Please send a confirmation email that the wire has been sent to the YogaWorks account.
*We will confirm with you when the wire has been received.

After you have paid your deposit, select your room option and pay your remaining balance, using the links below:

Single Beach Bungalow Superior

Single Zen Bungalow 

Yoga Cave – Single, Shared Bath

Double Ocean Room Standard

 

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

Dates: 16 November – 10 December 2019

Location: Talalla, Sri Lanka – View Training Destination location & retreat info

Registration: Register now online by clicking here

Program Pricing:

What’s Included in Your Program Price:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) YogaWorks Teacher Training Manuals*
  • 24 nights accommodation at Talalla Retreat Center
  • Daily Full Brunch & Dinner
  • 3 months of free MyYogaWorks Online access

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

 

NOTE:

To register you will need to submit a $1,000 Non-Refundable Deposit to secure your spot. Once you have determined your room option, you will receive a unique link to pay your remaining balance.

If you are unable to register online, we can arrange a phone/Skype call with the YogaWorks office to process your tuition payment over the phone. Contact: Aubrey Elizaga at (310) 664-6470 ext 137

You may also send tuition payment via bank wire:
*Please request a document with information about how to execute the wire.
*Please be aware that many banks will charge wire fees. Check with your bank for the exact amount.
*Please send a confirmation email that the wire has been sent to the YogaWorks account.
*We will confirm with you when the wire has been received.

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

More Information soon…
Stay Tuned!

Paros, Greece

Dates: 4 October – 23 October 2020

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

Registration: Register now online by clicking here

Program Pricing:

What’s Included in Your Program Price:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) YogaWorks Teacher Training Manuals*
  • 24 nights accommodation at Talalla Retreat Center
  • Daily Full Brunch & Dinner
  • 3 months of free MyYogaWorks Online access

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

 

NOTE:

To register you will need to submit a $1,000 Non-Refundable Deposit to secure your spot. Once you have determined your room option, you will receive a unique link to pay your remaining balance.

If you are unable to register online, we can arrange a phone/Skype call with the YogaWorks office to process your tuition payment over the phone. Contact: Aubrey Elizaga at (310) 664-6470 ext 137

You may also send tuition payment via bank wire:
*Please request a document with information about how to execute the wire.
*Please be aware that many banks will charge wire fees. Check with your bank for the exact amount.
*Please send a confirmation email that the wire has been sent to the YogaWorks account.
*We will confirm with you when the wire has been received.

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

Koh Samui, Thailand

Dates: July 13 – August 1, 2020
Led by Senior YogaWorks Trainers David Kim & Anna Zorzou

Location: Vikasa Yoga Retreat 211 Bontji Moo 4 Koh Samui 84310, Thailand – View Training Destination location & retreat info

Registration: Register now online by clicking here

Program Pricing:

Tuition Includes:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) Training Manuals
  • Accommodation for 19 Nights
  • Daily Brunch & Dinner
  • Airport Transfers to/from Vikasa Yoga Retreat
  • 1-Hour Thai Massage
  • 3 Months of Free MyYogaWorks Online Access

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

 

12 Class Taking Requirements:
Students are required to take 12 additional yoga classes before and/or after the program to experience different styles, levels and methodologies.  These classes can be taken at any yoga studio.  Once you have enrolled in the program, you will be given an Acceptance Letter and a Class Taking Requirement Form.  You can begin your 12 Class Taking Requirement as soon as you enroll and the completed form will be due to the Teacher Training Department one month after the program end date.  Online classes, home practice, workshops, Fitness, Barre, or Pilates classes are not allowed.

TO ENROLL:
You will need first need to submit your Non Refundable $1000 Deposit to secure your spot in the training. Click here for the direct link for registration:

If you are unable to register online, we can arrange a phone/Skype call with the YogaWorks office to process your tuition payment over the phone. Contact: Aubrey Elizaga at (310) 664-6470 ext 137

You may also send tuition payment via bank wire:
*Please request a document with information about how to execute the wire.
*Please be aware that many banks will charge wire fees. Check with your bank for the exact amount.
*Please send a confirmation email that the wire has been sent to the YogaWorks account.
*We will confirm with you when the wire has been received.

After you have paid your deposit, select your room option and pay your remaining balance, using the links below:

Single Beach Bungalow Superior

Single Zen Bungalow 

Yoga Cave – Single, Shared Bath

Double Ocean Room Standard

 

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

Talalla, Sri Lanka

Dates: 16 November – 10 December 2019

Location: Talalla, Sri Lanka – View Training Destination location & retreat info

Registration: Register now online by clicking here

Program Pricing:

What’s Included in Your Program Price:

  • 200-Hour Program Tuition
  • Five (5) YogaWorks Teacher Training Manuals*
  • 24 nights accommodation at Talalla Retreat Center
  • Daily Full Brunch & Dinner
  • 3 months of free MyYogaWorks Online access

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

 

NOTE:

To register you will need to submit a $1,000 Non-Refundable Deposit to secure your spot. Once you have determined your room option, you will receive a unique link to pay your remaining balance.

If you are unable to register online, we can arrange a phone/Skype call with the YogaWorks office to process your tuition payment over the phone. Contact: Aubrey Elizaga at (310) 664-6470 ext 137

You may also send tuition payment via bank wire:
*Please request a document with information about how to execute the wire.
*Please be aware that many banks will charge wire fees. Check with your bank for the exact amount.
*Please send a confirmation email that the wire has been sent to the YogaWorks account.
*We will confirm with you when the wire has been received.

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

More Information soon…
Stay Tuned!