Karuna’s one-year, 200-hour, Yoga Teacher Training Program promises to be a thorough and transformative experience. This program is in compliance with the standards of the nationally recognized Yoga Alliance and is also licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Education. We welcome students who wish to deepen their practice and understanding of the art and science of yoga, integrate the philosophy into their daily life, and gain self-understanding.
Established in 1997, this program is rigorous and desi...gned to meet the needs of students who envision teaching and those who already teach yoga. Dedicated students and teachers work together—creating an inspired and inclusive learning community. The program offers studies with highly qualified, passionate teachers, as well as a complete curriculum encompassing over 200 hours of training. Throughout the year, we will cover the basic, progressive, and integrated study of asana, pranayama, anatomy, yoga philosophy, and teaching for different ages and different needs.
Curriculum: •Asana, Sequencing, and Linking •Experiential Anatomy •Yogic Philosophy, History, and Ethics •Bhandas, Kriyas, and Cleansing Techniques •Restorative Yoga •Pranayama •Assisting and Adjusting Verbally and Physically •Development of Personal Practice •Development of Teaching Outside of the Studio •Use of props •Videotaping postures as an educational tool
You will Learn to: •Communicate your knowledge effectively •Give clear instructions •Give directions in correct order •Increase your awareness through observation •Assess yourself as a teacher •Examine teaching ethics and the business of yoga •Teach yoga for pregnancy, menstruation, and for people of different ages and different needs •Integrate yogic philosophy into your daily life
The 200 Hour course meets on the weekend, 10am-6pm on Saturdays, and 9am-5pm on Sundays. In addition, Anatomy classes are held from 7pm-9pm on four Saturday evenings, and you will assist 10 of Eileen’s 2-hour classes throughout the year.
•January 26-27 •February 23-24 •March 23-24 •April 27-28 •May 18-19 •June 22-23 •July 27-28 •August 24-25 •September 28-29 •October 26-27 •November 23-24
The cost of the 200 hour course is $2300, which includes: Application Fee: $300 (non-refundable) Tuition: $2000
You will also need to purchase required Books and Props: Call for info, (413) 584-5054
Payment can be paid by check or online in four installments of $500 and an additional $300 non-refundable application fee included in the first installment (Totaling $2300). There is a $200 reduction in tuition for those who pay the full tuition by Dec. 1, 2012.
Deposit + 1st Installment = $800 Due:12/01/12 2nd Installment = $500 Due: 02/01/13 3rd Installment = $500 Due: 04/01/13 4th Installment = $500 Due: 06/01/13