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200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
Q1. What style of yoga is your teacher training program?
red lila School of Yoga is a Vinyasa-based yoga school. We teach classes that include fluid movement of the breath and body, attention to alignment, power within the body, focus of the mind, and restoration. You learn the art of sequencing classes by learning the blueprint of a a well-rounded vinyasa flow class throughout the training, while learning how to craft effective yoga classes from your creativity and sound sequencing principles. You will learn to teach classes for all-levels and for beginners.
Q2. What if I do not want to be a yoga teacher?
No problem at all! At the core of the training, everyone in the class will be improving their own practice. Our 200-hour training is perfect for those who only want to delve deeperinto the study of yoga. The skills you learn and the experiences you have in Teacher Training will directly impact your daily life in the most positive way possible.
Q3. I am interested in the payment plan. How does that work?
Yoga Teacher Training is an incredible experience and we want to help as much as possible.
- Once you complete the online registration form, we will contact you to complete your first tuition payment of either the full balance or your first payment which is a $500 deposit. This first payment is due within two weeks of regisration.
- After you make the $500 deposit, we will decide with you across how many months you want to pay the remaining balance.
NOTE: The last payment is due two months after training begins. There are no additional interest rates or fees for doing a payment plan.
Q4. How proficient do I have to be in yoga to do the 200 hour?
We require that you have had a minimum of 6 months of a consistent yoga practice before enrolling into YTT.
Quite frankly, this is one of the most frequently asked questions potential trainees ask us. Many potential students are concerned that their practice may not be as good as other people's in the training, or worried that not being able to do a handstand will effect their experience. We understand and want you to know that 90% of the other trainees are thinking about this, too. Once you get there and meet the rest of your Teacher Training family, you'll start to forget all about this worry and begin focusing on your growth with your new friends.
Q5. Outside of the required in-person hours, how many hours per week will I spend on YTT work and assignments?
Trainees report 2-3 hours per week of additional work for the YTT program including reading assignments, audio lectures, working on your final project, and optional practice teaching sessions with their fellow trainees.
Q6. How many people can I expect to have in my Teacher Training class?
We can accept up to 21 students into the program. You can expect anywhere from 14-21 students. In order for the learning to be effective, we want to make sure it's also personalized with individual attention.
Q7. Can I still do the training even if I can't make some of the hours?
Because this program is a certification course, there are specific hours to complete and curriculum to learn We ask all trainees to commit 100% of their time and focus to the program. If you are unable to attend specific hours of the program due to non-negotiable personal or professional obligations that require your attendance, then please contact us before enrolling so we can discuss this with you. We can accept students into the program who are missing an equivalent of one weekend intensive (21 hours) with the understanding of completing all their missed hours in a make-up session below.
Q8. What is your make-up policy?
We have three options for make-up hours:
Option 1:Group make-up sessions. We will have four 3-hour group make up sessions throughout the training. Option 2:Schedule a private session with one of the teachers. Option 3:Join the next YTT class hours. We offer our 200 hour program two times per year.
Do you want to sign up for the training and already know specific hours you will not be able to attend? Please let us know this information by contacting us via phone or email. At that time, we will discuss the relative costs.
Q9. Once I complete my training, what is next? Will I be qualified to teach yoga classes?
Your formal graduation is on the lst day of Teacher Training. You can immedaitely begin teaching yoga classes with your 200 hour certification. We use our connections and networks to help launch your new path of teaching. Many trainees have been offered opportunities to teach by gyms, companies, and studios as soon as their training is complete - and in many cases before their graduation! Trainees feel confident teaching from their extensive training and our unique Business of Yoga curriculum.
Q10. How do I register for the training?
You can sign up online! We have an easy registration process using on online form: Click here! Once we receive your online registration form, we will send you your acceptance letter with details of the program and a link to complete your tuition in full or your first payment of a $500 deposit.
See you in Teacher Training soon!
300 HOUR ADVANCED TRAINING
Q1. What style of yoga is your teacher training program?
red lila School of Yoga is a Vinyasa-based yoga school. Our trainings are rooted at the core of yoga's philosophical teachings, fused with the modern applications of sequencing, alignment, energetics, and anatomy.
The purpose of our 300 hour Teacher Training is for you to grow upon your current greatness through a deepened education and refining your skills. Sequencing is focused on mindful and intelligible vinyasa-based sequences, and will be discussed for all-levels and created by you for you to carry out via your prefered style of yoga. In short, we are confident that this training applies to various levels of teachers from various teaching backgrounds.
Q2. What if I am not currently teaching classes, or I am a new teacher?
At the core of the training, everyone in the class will be improving their own practice. If you have completed a 200 hour Teacher Training from any Yoga Alliance school, you can attend and complete this program. We generally recommend that by the time the 300 program begins, you have had at least 1 year since your 200 hour graduation.
If you are concerned that your teaching or knowledge may not be as proficient or fluid as other people's in the training, we understand and want you to know that many of the other trainees are thinking about this, too. Once you get there and meet the rest of your Teacher Training family, you'll start to forget all about this worry and begin delving into the education with your fun, supportive group.
Q3. Outside of the required in-person hours, how many hours per week will I spend on 300 hour YTT work and assignments?
We anticpate 3 hours per week of additional work for the YTT program, most of which are readings.
Q4. How many people can I expect to have in my 300 hour Teacher Training class?
We can accept up to 22 students into the program. You can expect anywhere from 16-22 students. In order for the learning to be effective, we want to make sure it's also personalized with individual attention.
Q5. Can I still do the training even if I can't make some of the hours?
Because this is a certification course, 100% of the hours and curriculum are required to complete. If you are unable to attend specific hours of the program due to non-negotiable personal or professional obligations that require your attendance, then please contact us before enrolling so we can discuss this with you.
Q6. What is the make-up policy?
We have developed the following make-up options below:
- Option 1: Group make-up sessions - there are four total sessions throughout the training.
- Option 2: Schedule a private session with one of the facilitators.
- Option 3: Make-up hours with a future YTT class.
Do you want to sign up for the training and already know specific hours you will not be able to attend? Please let us know this information prior to registration. We'll then discuss make-up options and relative costs in more detail depending on how many hours you have to miss.
Q7. For the 7-day and 5-day Intensives, what can I expect the schedule to be like?
For the 12-hour training days, the schedule outline is the following:
- Meditation / centering
- Practice: 2-hour daily vinyasa sadhana including hands on assisting workshops
- Core Content introduction discussion
- Core content - sequencing / methodology / teaching techniques depending on the day
- Yoga philosophy - specific content depends on the day
- Practice: 30-minute restorative asana
- Small group work assignments
- Core content applied and refined
The shorter, 8-10 hour, days of the intensives have a similar more condensed format.
Q8. Do you help organize accomodations for traveling students?
Students traveling in for the training have had much success with AirBnB for finding short-term housing. In many cases, traveling students have stayed with other fellow teacher trainees for free. If you are interested in this, please contact us once you register.
Q9. I am interested in the payment plan. How does that work?
Once you register for the training using our online application we will then contact you to complete your tuition with a full payment or your first payment of a $500 deposit. Your first payment is due within two weeks of regisration. Monthly payments, if you choose this option, are automatic monthly deducations that can be spread out across up to 8 months.
Q10. How do I register for the training?
We have an simple and straightforward registration process:
- Step #1: Complete the online application.
- Step #2: We will respond to you within one week with your acceptance, including details about the program, books, and more.
- Step #3: Complete your first tuition payment ($500 deposit) or your tuition payment in full.
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