200+ Hour Therapeutic Focus Yoga Teacher Training

Enroll to deepen your practice, deepen your learning, or become a skilled and nationally certified yoga instructor

At Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute we support a systematic approach to your yoga practice in body, mind and spirit.

Our 200+ Hour Therapeutic Focus Program has a focus in Somatics, Therapeutic and Classic Hatha Yoga at the 200 hour level. Our yoga teacher training program consists of intensive weekends (one per month), with curriculum tiered for progression in body, breath and yogic philosophy, as well as outside study and practicum work. Completion of this program results in 200 hours that can be submitted to Yoga Alliance for Yoga Alliance certification.

2018 Fall Start: Duluth, MN Location—enroll by July 30, and SAVE $200

2019 Spring Start: St. Paul, MN Location—enroll by January 7, 2019 and SAVE $200

Now offering teacher training programs at two locations—join us in Duluth or St Paul, MN. Program in St. Paul is offered at Tula Yoga & Wellness.

Learn more about Tula Studio.

For Your Body

We support increased awareness and functionality of your body and then move into the alignment of classical asana.

You will study:

  • Exploring Pure Movement
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Core Health
  • Somatics
  • Basic Hatha Postures
  • Therapeutic SomaYoga
  • Hatha Leveling: Beginner, Level I, and Level II
  • Structuring a Class
  • Sequencing of Postures
  • Props & Postures
  • Adjustments
  • Inversions
  • Student Variance
  • Teaching Practicums
  • Supporting Home Practice and more

For Your Breath

We emphasize essential diaphragmatic breathing and support you in maintaining this breath throughout posture practice, meditation, and life.

You will study:

  • The Essential Breath
  • The Qualities of Breath
  • The Mechanics of Breath
  • Bandhas

For Your Life

We outline many of the yogic  roadmaps and models of enlightenment to support your practical understanding and skillful living.

You will study:

  • What is Yoga?
  • Yoga’s Ethical System: The Yamas & Niyamas
  • Astanga- The 8-fold Path
  • The Himalayan Tradition
  • The Chakra System & Nadis
  • Koshas: Veils of Illusion
  • Kleshas: Veils of Ignorance
  • Karma & Dharma
  • The Teacher-Student Relationship
  • Teacher Resources
  • Exploring Edges
  • Self-Study & Shadow Work
  • Sadhana
  • Meditation
  • Prana-Vayus
  • Chanting, Mantra, and Sound
  • Understanding the Mind
  • Ayurvedic Practices

The yoga therapy components of our certification programs and courses are based on our accreditation through the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), not derived from our status as an RYS® with Yoga Alliance Registry.

Upcoming Sessions

2018 Fall Start: Duluth, MN Location—Enroll by July 30, and SAVE $200

Oct 5-7, 2018
Nov 2-4, 2018
Nov 30-Dec 2, 2018
Jan 4-6, 2019
Feb 1-3, 2019
Mar 15-17, 2019
April 25-28, 2019
Cost $3200 (plus $50 application fee) or enroll by July 30, 2018 and save $200

2019 Spring Start: St. Paul, MN Location—Enroll by January 7, 2019 and SAVE $200

March 1–3, 2019
April 5–7, 2019
May 3–5, 2019
May 31–June 2, 2019
July 12–14, 2019
August 2–4, 2019
September 7–8, 2019

Cost $3200 (plus $50 application fee) or enroll by January 7, 2019 and save $200


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