Yoga Teacher Training

Are you interested in sharing your passion of yoga with others?

Come experience our unique Teacher Training that includes a 24 class mentorship program where you practice teaching!

If you are new to Organic Roots and will not have completed The Yoga Student Immersion prior to the start date of YTT please contact us prior to registration. 

Yoga Teacher Training Syllabus

An overview of the Yoga Teacher Training Course at Organic Roots, LLC

  1. Techniques, Training and Practice: 100 Hours

Asana Sessions

We will practice traditional forms of hatha yoga as well as more modern versions including precise alignment and flow. A balanced yoga practice requires both stillness and flow.

Participants will study

•postures with correct alignment, adjustments and modifications. 

•Sanskrit Terms, Benefits and Contraindications of Asana

•Study and practice of different flow sequences

Pranayama – Breath control and the anatomy of breath

According Yogic texts Prana is the fundamental force behind the manifested state of existence, it manifests as breath within the human organism. Regular practice of breath regulation allows us to regulate our complete being. We will explore the anatomy of breath as well as the benefits of breathing techniques for our overall health. Participants will learn to facilitate pranayama and breathwork classes.

Meditation Sessions

How to withdraw the senses to the internal world is the transitional point in the eight limbs of yoga that moves from the external to the internal. We will explore an extensive range of practices and tools to practice sense withdrawal and regulation, concentration and mindfulness, and meditation. Participants will learn tools for guiding others in mindfulness exercises. 

  1. Teaching Methodology: 25 Hours

Teaching Methodology

Participants will have a chance to find their voice and niche as a teacher. We will practice teaching based on experience and knowledge as well as meeting the students where they are in their practice. Constructive feedback is encouraged from participants to build each other up and offer support. We will cover the basics of nonviolent communication, communicating authentically with love and honesty. Other topics covered are establishing priorities and boundaries, addressing specific needs to the degree possible in a group setting, qualities of a teacher, business aspect of teaching yoga (marketing and legal), lesson plans and sequencing, class management and observation, the art of demonstrations and adjustments, and modifications for all levels.

  1. Anatomy and Physiology: 20 Hours

Anatomy – Physiology & Psychology of Yoga Practices

Modern science gives us tools and research that explains the effects of yoga on the physical, mental, and emotional realms. We will observe and evaluate the health benefits of yoga. Anatomy classes allow participants to gain a basic understanding of the human body and its systems as well as applying physical anatomy knowledge to asana practice. Anatomy of energetics will be explored through chakras. 

  1. Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers: 30 hours 

Yoga Philosophy

Philosophy is the heart of yoga. Philosophy sessions are held in an interactive setting, encouraging discussion, sharing, and times of reflective journaling allowing participants to reach their own answers. 

The History and Origins of Yoga

Participants will be introduced to a basic history of yoga, the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Yogic ideas and concepts. 

Life as a Yoga Teacher

Ethical guidelines of Yoga Teachers, a yogic lifestyle, the concepts of dharma and karma, student relationships, community, and understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others will be covered. 

  1. Practicum: 33 Hours

Practice teaching as the lead instructor 12 classes Assisting students while someone else is teaching 12 classes 

Feedback, Q&A, after each class

This is a 208 hour program that exceeds the Yoga Alliance requirements

Next Training Begins June 26!

8 Friday Evenings and 8 Weekends

Dates and times:

Fridays: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Saturdays 8 am – 5:30 pm 

Sundays: 8 am – 5:30 pm 

  1. June 26-28 
  2. July 10-12 
  3. July 24-26 
  4. August 7-9 
  5. August 21-23 
  6. September 4-6 
  7. September 18-20
  8. October 2-4 
  9. Practicum/Internship: schedule with Lead Instructor

•Schedule is subject to change. 

Minimum of 4 maximum of 8 participants 

Lead Trainer, Selena ERYT 200, LMT. see “about us” for bio.

Investment $2496

Payment Plan: 5 payments of $559

YTT Tuition

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Payment Plan

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