Yoga Study & Teacher Training


Yoga Center Minneapolis (YCM) offers one of the most comprehensive yoga study and training experiences in Minnesota. Programs include 230-hour, 300-hour and YCCE continuing education programs. Our instructors and facilitators are among the most senior teachers in the Upper Midwest, and have provided the highest quality yoga study and teacher training for many years.

230-Hour Yoga Study & Teacher Training

This foundational 230-hour program has flexible learning opportunities in either a 9 month or yearlong setting. With classes limited to 20 students or less you will find a community of students who want to be yoga instructors and those who just wish to deepen their knowledge of yoga.

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300-Hour Advanced Yoga Study & Teacher Training

This advanced teacher training is for those who have previously completed a 200 hour training program. This advanced study program is offered in 6 different modules to be taken at your own pace or in secession.

Our 300-hour Training program provides and in-depth exploration of the topics of anatomy and physiology, sequencing and alignment, Ayurveda, yoga philosophy and is rooted in the practices of asana, pranayama and meditation. Special consideration will be given to the therapeutic applications of yoga in specific circumstances.

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1000 Hour Yoga Therapist Program

The Yoga Center of Minneapolis is pleased to introduce a distinguished Yoga Therapist program beginning in Fall 2016.
Dolphi Wertenbaker, MD and Chase Bossart, MA will direct this prestigious curriculum passed down from the lineage of TKV Desikachar and T. Krishnamacharya. Yoga therapy is an integrative and holistic practice of healthcare and wellness. It uses a broad range of tools to support health, promote healing and facilitate personal transformation. An ancient and self-empowering healing discipline, this yoga therapy program is rooted in the Yoga of Patañjali, the Ayurvedic system of health and wellness, and the wisdom of the Vedas.

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Yoga Center of Minneapolis is a Yoga Alliance Registered School.

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Yoga Center of Minneapolis is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. Minnesota Office of Higher Education: 1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55108 | 651-642-0567