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200 hour teacher training April 2022

your journey starts here

Has yoga changed your life? Would you like to share and inspire others to follow the same path? Join our course to build your practice, find your teaching voice, and learn how to share the magic of yoga with the world. This program is perfect whether you are looking to become a yoga teacher, or are simply interested in learning more and strengthening your personal practice.

Join us on this transformational journey to gain a deeper understanding of this ancient practice! You will receive your 200 hour Yoga Alliance accredited certification upon graduation of this course.

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with 500 hour E-RYT charlie davies

Charlie has been teaching yoga all over the world for over 7 years, She is an E-RYT 500 hour Certified Teacher with Yoga Alliance, an Ayurveda yoga therapist and massage therapist. Yoga keeps her strong, focused, and flexible so she can play the sports she loves, wanderlust around the globe, and make a living along the way. Sharing her love for yoga, health, wellness, travel, sport, and the great outdoors is her ultimate passion.

study in our winter wonderland

Dubbed the “Aspen of Japan”, Niseko is a powder hot spot, home to some of the best ski slopes in the world. It is known as one of the snowiest resorts on the planet, and has been credited as the #1 Ski Resort in Asia. The resort includes a bustling village at its base with lively nightlife and shopping, but is most famous for its highly coveted “champagne powder” – snow that is very light, dry, and smooth, arguably the best for skiing. 

Along with your yoga studies, you will have plenty of time to take advantage of the things that make Niseko special: the natural hotsprings (or onsen in Japanese), Japan’s world-famous cuisine, and the endless powder days. The soothing onsens are recognized for their purifying health benefits, and students are encouraged to use them as often as possible! There are many to choose from in the area.

During the course you will call the cozy and friendly Powder Yoga studio your home! Your rest days during the course will be flexible, and we will make sure to keep track of the weather, and schedule in your days off whenever there are fresh tracks on offer. There will also be many opportunities to take what you learn in the classroom, and transfer this out it into the world and your daily life in Niseko.

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what’s included?

Cost – ¥350,000 JPY

Early Bird – ¥300,000 JPY (pay in full by January 1st and save ¥50,000)

Includes your 200 hour TTC manual (over 500 pages of teaching principles, detailed anatomy, and various training materials), 200 hours of study with Charlie at the Powder Yoga Studio, unlimited yoga pass at studio for duration of course, and your 200 hour RYT Yoga Alliance accredited certification upon graduation.

Accommodation can be arranged upon request for an extra fee.

    your teacher training course

    Our comprehensive 200-Hour Teacher Training Program will transform your practice, pass on the ancient teachings of yoga, and give you all the tools required to teach a solid Vinyasa flow and Power yoga class. Our curriculum is Yoga Alliance approved, and upon graduation you are eligible to become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with the largest international nonprofit association representing the yoga community. You will also have an incredibly supportive community to help you on your journey, and you will gain lifelong friends during the course who will continue to support you for years to come.

    teaching asana

    The principles of teaching, cueing, assisting, demonstrating, theming, sequencing, and how to put together a well-rounded and thoughtful Hatha, Flow, and Power Vinyasa class. Learn hundreds of poses in both their English and Sanskrit names, and the foundations of each pose from the ground up.

    western + yogic anatomy

    Learn the western anatomy of bones, joints, connective tissue, muscles, breathing, nervous and circulatory systems, injuries, and as well as basic prenatal yoga. You will also learn the energetic effects of yoga on the body, and will study PRANA in detail. What it is, the different techniques that direct prana, Kundalini energy and its infinite potential, the chakra systems, bandhas, Ayurveda, the vayus, and the nadis.

    meditation + pranayama

    Practice different styles and techniques of meditation and pranayama (yogic breathing exercises) everyday. Develop a deep understanding and connection with both so you can easily share their immense benefits with your students.

    history + philosophy of yoga

    Study Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and how these teachings provide a very real model that can be applied to daily life. You will also get to discuss and learn in detail about Yoga’s journey to the West, and the most influential yogis of our time.

    the business of yoga

    Discuss the ethics of yoga, code of conduct, and important qualities of a successful teacher. Learn about the business of yoga, defining your mission, marketing yourself, and setting your goals and dreams.

    practice teaching

    The fastest way to becoming a great yoga teacher is practice, practice, and more practice. Students will be given plenty of classroom time to plan many styles of classes: from a challenging, fast-paced Power practice, to a super mellow, relaxing yin stretch-out, and everything in between. Emphasis will be made to try different classes out on each as often as possible during and after the course. This is a great opportunity to receive feedback, get creative, and learn from one another.

    sample schedule

    08:00 – 08:30: Morning meditation & review

    08:30 – 09:30: Philosophy

    09:30 – 10:30: Anatomy Module

    10:30 – 11:30: Practice to integrate teaching & anatomy principles

    11:30 – 13:15: Group class yoga practice

    12:15 – 14:30: Lunch Break

    14:30 – 15:30: Asana lab: alignment, risks, variations

    15:30 – 16:30: Chanting, pranayama and closing

    *Schedule is subject to change

    Weekly schedule will rotate 5 days on 2 days off, and may adjust slightly in order to work with powder days (so everyone can get up the hill!)

    start your journey with us

    become a yoga teacher

    Join our TTC today and take the first step on your yogi journey.