In response to the evolving Covid-19 community health situation, our spring/summer teacher trainings were shifted fully online, in accordance with community health guidance and within allowance of Yoga Alliance and IAYT. We are prepared to deliver our upcoming fall teacher trainings online fully as scheduled, although we hope that at some point we may be able to shift to a hybrid online/in-person model.
We continue to develop best practices and deliver an excellent yoga teacher training experience while being cautious and prioritizing our student, faculty, and community’s health. Please feel free to contact us with questions about our programming and updated delivery methods.
Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute Professional Certifications
Enroll in our professional certification programs to deepen your practice, to deepen your learning, or to become a skilled and internationally certified Yoga Instructor or Yoga Therapist.
Internationally Known, Locally Loved
Study with Professional Yoga Teacher Trainers who are internationally recognized for Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Certification!
Yoga North ISYI Professional Certification Programs are led by core faculty Ann Maxwell, MAed, ERYT 500, Certified Yoga Therapist, Somatic Educator, Co-Owner and Molly McManus, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga Therapist, Ayurvedic Health Counselor, Somatic Educator, Co-owner—as well as Yoga North instructors and guest speakers with diverse expertise. All of our instructors are certified and registered through Yoga Alliance.
Designed to Help You Find Your Unique Voice and Thrive in the Yoga Industry
Our innovative curriculum and pairing of the neuromuscular re-education discipline of Somatics with the ancient wisdom of yoga is a unique blend that brings profound results with less effort in advancing even the seasoned yogi’s practice.
Our goal at Yoga North ISYI Teacher Training is to provide students with:
- Thorough knowledge of postures and a comfort level in teaching and assisting postures in others
- Comprehensive knowledge of yogic philosophy and the ability to relate this understanding to life
- A high level of education to our Yoga Therapists in training, a therapeutic methodology that is accessible, safe and yet deeply effective
- An integrated scheduling of subjects during all modules that builds all competencies in stages
- Opportunities for each student to leave with a much deeper understanding of themselves
We are currently accepting applications to the following professional yoga teacher training programs—payment plans and early enrollment specials available:
200+ Hour Yoga Teacher Training Therapeutic Focus & and Live Your Life Awake Yoga Study
We will accept late applicants up to the second class meeting date
The 200+ Hour Essential Program has a focus in Somatics, Therapeutic and Classic Hatha Yoga at the 200 hour level. Completion of this program results in 200 hours that can be submitted to Yoga Alliance for Yoga Alliance certification.
- Fall 2020 Session Starts October 2 | Duluth, MN Studio | Held Online–2020; 2021: TBD—Online, In-Person or Hybrid
- Spring 2021 Session Starts March 19, 2021 | St. Paul, MN
- Fall 2021 Session Starts October 1, 2021 | Duluth, MN
+350/500 Hour Teacher Training Level 1 Yoga Therapy Dual Certification
We encourage and support transfers from other TT 200 programs.
The 500 hour Advanced Program has a focus in Therapeutic SomaYoga and Classic Hatha Yoga at the +350/500 hour levels. Completion of this program results in 500 hours which can be submitted to Yoga Alliance for certification as a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500-hour level (RYT500). This study also counts as the first 500 hours of a 1000-hour Yoga Therapy Certification.
- Fall 2020 Session Starts October 9, 2020 | St. Paul, MN Studio & Des Moines, IA Studio | Held Online–2020; 2021: TBD—Online, In-Person or Hybrid
- Fall 2021 Session Starts October 8, 2021 | Duluth, MN Studio
Late applicants accepted up to the second class meeting date.
1000 Hour Teacher Training Level 2 Yoga Therapy Certification
Discount for current +350/500 Hour TT students!
Make the commitment to yourself and become a yoga therapist—learning skills to lead yoga therapy classes, workshops and develop a private clientele or work in health care or University settings. This program is the final level of a Yoga Therapy Certification. Completion of the full Yoga Therapy Training Program in addition to a 200 hour teacher training results in a total of more than 1200 hours. May require additional Bridge Program.
- Spring 2021 Session Starts March 27, 2021, Duluth, MN Studio—SAVE $500: early enroll by December 15, 2020!
Late applicants accepted up to the second class meeting date.
Upcoming Informational Sessions
Learn about the world-class yoga teacher training programs available at Yoga North ISYI
Begin your in-depth journey with the 200 hour Yoga Teacher certification, expand your knowledge with the +350/500 hour Yoga Teacher program, or complete your mastery with the 1000 Hour Yoga Therapy Certification program! Learn why Yoga North is the perfect place to nurture yoga skills to live a more joyful life so that others can do the same.
Online Zoom Video Meetings Hosted by Yoga North ISYI | 218-722-YOGA
- Thursday, September 10, Noon–1 pm, Central Time
Please call the office with questions: 218-722-YOGA
Wednesday, September 23, 7-8 pm, Central Time
- Wednesday, September 30, 7-8 pm, Central Time
- Wednesday, October 21, 7-8 pm, Central Time
- Wednesday, November 18, 7-8 pm, Central Time
- Wednesday, December 9, 7-8 pm, Central Time
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International Yoga Teacher Training
+350/500 Hour Teacher Training/Level I Yoga Therapy Certification
This program begins after completing a 200-hour program at Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute (ISYI) or another qualified yoga studio. The program consists of 365 hours of comprehensive training to become an advanced yoga teacher with SomaYoga Therapy skill.
1000 Hour Yoga Therapy Certification
We are honored to be one of 35 schools in the world to hold accreditation with International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).
Learn skills to teach weekly yoga therapy classes, workshops, and develop a private clientele.
This program begins after completing a 500 Hour program at Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute (ISYI) or another qualified yoga studio. For applicants with no formal training in SomaYoga a Bridge Program is required.
Intensive offerings include SomaYoga Therapy & Clinical Techniques and Yoga for Stress, Anxiety, & Depression (SAD).
Intensives are offered in Duluth MN, St. Paul MN, Maui HI and other locations upon request.
Upcoming Workshops & Intensives
Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute offers workshops, intensives, and retreats in Duluth, Ely, and St. Paul, Minnesota, as well as Maui, Hawaii.
Available at other locations nationally and internationally upon request.