200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
OMY is dedicated to helping you succeed in all your yoga endeavors, whether they are professional or personal, this program is proven to help students succeed and thrive. The 200 hour program includes, but is not limited to the following academic areas:
• Techniques, Training and Practice: Asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. Including analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques, and guided practice of the techniques themselves.
• Teaching Methodology: Communication skills such as in group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries including how to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations. Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting in the studio environment.
• Anatomy and Physiology: Human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and may also include energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). Includes both the study of anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications and healthy movement patterns).
• Yoga philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics: Study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita). Lifestyle, such as the precept of non-violence (ahimsa), and the concepts of dharma and karma. Ethics for yoga teachers, such as those involving teacher-student relationships and u nderstanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others (seva).
• Practicum: Time practicing teaching others within the classroom environment with the lead trainer and/or teaching actual studio classes.
• Non-contact hours: Although students are strongly encouraged in their home practice and in the study of Yoga as part of their everyday lifestyle, the online programs far exceed all required non-contact hours.
*A 300 Hour Track is also available. Please email us for more information.
We are now accepting applications! Please call us today as there are limited spots available and we expect to fill up!
Each weekend intensive explores various topics related to the Teaching of Yoga, such as Advanced Techniques, Training and Practice, Teaching Methodology, Anatomy and Physiology, Yoga Philosophy, Hands-On Adjustments, Yogic Lifestyle and Ethics, specifically for Yoga Teachers. The OMY teacher training intensive weekends also include any of the amazing workshops or special events offered on those days! Tuition for this program is $2,350*. Payment plans available. *Receive a $50 discount on complete tuition payment when paying with cash, check or money order.
Your tuition includes:
• 8 full weekends of immersive training
• One full year of unlimited yoga classes
• All textbooks and other learning materials
• Yoganatomy® online course for teacher training
• Ozark Mountain Yoga® online training course
• Unlimited mentorship and professional support
• Workshops and special events by visiting experts
• Opportunities to practice teaching right away
and much much more!