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200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training Program

Be a Yogi

September 29th 2021 - January 26th 2022

(HELD INSIDE THE DARSHANA STUDIO)

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

We welcome complete beginners as well as seasoned practitioners to the Be A Yogi teacher training. Yoga is for everyone, regardless of age, size, limitations or beliefs. Don't let fear stop you from experiencing life to the fullest. It is possible for anyone to complete this training. You just have to do it to GET IT! All of the skills, knowledge, love and compassion of our teachers are funneled into this comprehensive program. The sacred teachings of the east have been made available to everyone in the most current and practical applications.

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During this training you will be working with an intimate group of fun loving and supportive yogis. Many past graduates have reported making wonderful friendships with their classmates and they cherished the time they had together. There will be twelve instructors in Darshana's 200 hr yoga teacher training . Each of them have been hand-picked for their unique talents and skills in specific areas. These instructors love to teach and are excited to share what they have learned through years of their practice and hard work.

Registration Payment

$300 Registration Payment

(Registration is non-refundable and holds your spot in the program)​

Please call or text for more information or to schedule an appointment with the program director: 631-987-8541

Full Payment

$2,100 Tuition

(paid before opening day)

$2,400 Full Program Cost

(includes the registration & tuition payments)

Payment Plan

$800 Initial Installment

(includes registration and first month payment)

Pay Registration & Initial Installment

$2,600 Full Program Cost

(includes 3 monthly installments of $600.

Monthly payments will be made at the studio)​

— FALL 2020 SCHEDULE — 

200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training Program

September 29th 2021 - January 26th 2022
Wednesdays - 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
every other Saturday - 10:30 am - 5 pm
every Sunday - 10:30 am - 5 pm

Included with Program

YOU WILL RECEIVE:
Free Unlimited
Yoga Classes
Lifetime Discounted
Yoga Membership
Discounts on
Special Events
Ongoing Support
throughout the program
10% off
Family Discount
Access to the studio
for self-practice

What you will learn

This program includes the following:

Anatomy & Physiology

The body systems covered in this course are the Musculoskeletal, Nervous, Circulatory, Respiratory, Digestive, Immune and Endocrine. Learn the components of each and how these systems function, the effects of stress on each system and the benefits of yoga and teaching considerations for each. Some topics covered are posture and alignment, balance, pain, as well as asana and pranayama beneficial to each system.

Vinyasa Yoga

In this section of the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training we will explore the basic principles of teaching a vinyasa flow class which will include: - Defining vinyasa and its role in a yoga class - Linking breath to movement - Lines of the body and how they interact in the flow - Sequencing postures in a basic vinyasa class - Class timing, pacing and music - Considerations for beginners The training will consist of a combination of lecture, experiential learning and presentations. You will leave this training with the confidence and information to lead a well-balanced basic vinyasa class.

Bhagavad Gita

In this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to learn and understand the basic teachings found in one of India's most classical sacred texts. Karma-phala (fruits of action), the structure of sacrifice, Gunas acting on gunas (selflessness), and the indwelling reality (the Self) are a few of the topics that will be discussed. Moreover, the workshop will move with Arjuna (the protagonist of the Bhagavad Gita) from fear, doubt and confusion to fearlessness, certainty and Love.

Yoga Nidra Meditation

How would it feel to have more freedom in your life? Do you find yourself getting stuck in old patterns, feeling frustrated and uncertain in how to move your life forward? Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation that uncovers the core obstacle and deeply held beliefs that holds your life back. Through a progression of meditative sequences pain and suffering releases. Ultimately, living a life that is in alignment with your own true nature occurs. This weekend workshop will include: - A power point presentation explaining the science of Yoga Nidra and how it works. - Several meditation practice sessions - How to teach Yoga Nidra in a group or privates sessions.

Pre-natal Yoga

Learn the skills needed to teach the prenatal student. Topics covered include: appropriate asanas according to individual trimesters, pranayama, contraindications, props, emotional considerations and relaxation techniques This allows one to connect deeper with their Inner Peace while being pregnant.

Yoga Demos

By the time demos start, you will have already gained enough skills and confidence to get in front of the room. Everyone will take turns teaching, practicing and learning. This is a wonderful opportunity for growth.

Bhakti Yoga

Kirtan is the calling, the crying, the reaching across infinite space - digging into the heart's deepest well to touch and be touched by the divine presence. Kirtan is part of an ancient form of Yoga known as Bhakti, or the Yoga of devotion. Together we chant sanskrit mantras that have been passed down through the ages. Kirtan is for all people of all faiths and religions

Foundations Of Yoga

Master yogi, registered nurse and massage therapist Regina Chaeli will be teaching all about the body and how it works in different yoga postures. Learn how to adapt yoga to your specific body type as well as others. You will experience and learn many of the standing, kneeling, balancing, prone, lying and seated postures.

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is a practice that multiple populations can benefit from. During this program you will learn how to modify a typical hatha yoga class so that it can be performed from a chair. - Learn what populations can benefit the most - Learn how to modify poses for a chair practice - Learn how to modify within each class to accommodate various levels of function - Experience a mini chair yoga class - Learn how to sequence and plan a chair yoga class and suggestions for implementing a class in your class.

Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is a yogic text that reveals the ancient teaching and wisdom of the yoga system. These sutras teach us about human experience, how to awaken to our true nature and end suffering. In this training program you will learn: - Guidelines for ethical living - How to be effective in any circumstance - The nature of ignorance and how to end suffering - How to live a life of peace and happiness

Yoga Business

Learn how to market yourself, start a following and build relationships within your community.

Yin Yoga

Yin-Yoga is the soothing balm, the elixir that inspires balance in stress-filled, over scheduled life. It is a calming, restorative practice.

Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga is meant for all and is a way of life. The use of props such as wooden gadgets, belts, ropes and bolsters helps the practitioner to achieve perfection in any asana. Regular practice of Iyengar Yoga definitely helps integrate the body, mind and emotions.

Sequencing

Learn techniques to use in order to keep your class exciting and new. Build your class around an intention or central theme, sample sequences to support various levels of students and be effective teaching a mixed level class.

Hatha Yoga

Learn yoga postures at a slower pace. Working specifically with breath, alignment cues and hands on adjustments you will gain a greater understanding of the poses and find strength and confidence.

Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga focuses on deeply resting and revitalizing the physical body by providing support and comfort. These poses help trigger the parasympathetic nervous system, which is vital for maintaining a balance in the body. Various props such as bolsters, blankets, straps, blocks and eye pillows will be used. We will also incorporate the use of 100% therapeutic grade essential oils to help relieve stress, calm the nervous system, open the heart to joy and connect with your inner light. In this workshop you will learn some of the basic restorative poses and how to teach them in a classroom setting. This training program is available to Everyone.

Cancer & Yoga

Breathing goes hand in hand with yoga postures. Explore the power of breathing and learn all about Ujjayi, three part, Kapalabhati, alternate nostril and deep breathing techniques.

Subtle Body Science

In this interactive workshop, we will uncover the mystery of the human subtle body. You will learn all about the chakra system and how it pertains to your daily life, nadis, brain petals, vayus, koshas and much more. Can the subtle body be seen or felt? Join us and find out.

Warm Ups

Warm ups create heat in the body and increases blood and fluid circulation. This necessary practice also helps to reduce stiffness which will help prevent injury. Learn some basic practices as well as how to create a class theme.

Breath Techniques

Breathing goes hand in hand with yoga postures. Explore the power of breathing and learn all about Ujjayi, three part, Kapalabhati, alternate nostril and deep breathing techniques.

Ayurveda

Ayurveda, the "science of life," is the holistic alternative science from India, and is more than 5,000 years old. It is believed to be the oldest healing science as well as the most holistic or comprehensive medical system available. Some methods used in Ayurveda are herbs, foods, aromas, gems, colors, yoga, mantras, lifestyle and more. Learn more about this ancient system and find out your Dosha or constitution.

Meet Our Wonderful

 Teachers

5 Things That Could Happen To You

By Lisa Sabino (Graduate & Teacher)

You are a devout yogi who has thought about taking your practice further to the point of teaching others. You wonder if now is the right time and if you are advanced enough in your own practice to guide budding yogis. You wonder if it's the right program for you and if you can make the time commitment fit in with your work and family life. You aren't sure but an inner voice is calling you to check it out. Well, before you make this decision, thank goodness you have stumbled upon this article. As a recent graduate of the exact program you are researching, I must warn you about the short and long term effects of making this decision. 

I cannot say enough about the Long Island Yoga Teacher Training Program at YDC. The program offers vast knowledge of yoga philosophy, history, and practice, and has opened my eyes and heart to the many dimensions of yoga. It has helped me to expand my conscious awareness, and to deepen my spiritual and physical practice.The teachers were brilliant and inspiring, and my classmates were beautiful spirits that I feel blessed to have as friends. ~Kristen Curley

200 Hr Graduate

Testimonials

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Congratulations to our 

 Graduates

CANCELLATION & REGISTRATION POLICIES

A refund is available (less a $300 registration fee) up until two days after program begins A refund of 50% (less $300 registration fee) will be issued up until one week from opening day. After one week, credit will be issued towards future workshops or the next scheduled teacher training program. This program is approved by the Yoga Alliance. Upon completion of this 200 hr teacher training program, one is eligible to register at The Yoga Alliance and to teach yoga classes.

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