230 Hour Yoga Study & Teacher Training

Yoga Center Minneapolis’ 230-hour training programs exceeds the requirements of Yoga Alliance, and are designed for students wishing to deepen their knowledge of yoga and its philosophies, or teach yoga to others. It is our utmost belief that yoga must be woven into one’s daily life to fully progress as a student or teacher.

Yoga Study students will learn from a variety of experienced instructors from different backgrounds and yogic philosophies. Together we will introduce you to a variety of yoga styles and traditions to prepare and empower you to teach yoga in the style of your choice. Upon graduation, you’ll have experience creating your very own sequences and understand the principles of creating a balanced class for yourself or others. You will also have a deeper understanding of Sanskrit, anatomy, yoga philosophies and traditions. Valuable knowledge and skills to carry you forward in whatever direction your Yoga Path takes you.  

What the Program Includes

  • Intensive Yoga Study Core Sessions
  • 34 Technique Sessions
  • 5 Workshops
  • 1 Visiting Instructor weekend
  • One 6-class pass, 6-week intensive, or a 4-week (PPD) Personal Practice Development Series
  • Open studio space for group practices
  • Yoga Center Annual Membership (includes 10% off retail)
  • Karma Yoga Community Project
  • Mentorship with a certified YCM instructor

Yoga Study Topics

  • Yamas and Niyamas
  • Sanskrit
  • Ayurveda
  • Business of Yoga and Ethics
  • Yoga Sutras
  • Chakras, Bandhas, Meridians and the Energy Body
  • Gross Anatomy
  • Finding Your Teaching Voice
  • Practice Teaching Labs
  • Why Yoga
  • Alignment, Adjustments and Sequencing
  • Meditation
  • Pranayama
  • Various styles of yoga (Kundalini, Tantra, Ashtanga, etc.)
  • Additional Technique Session topics

Enroll for an Upcoming On-site Yoga Study Program

Yoga Study Group: YS79
When: Mondays
Time: 6:00-9:00pm
Length: 9-Month
Start Date: June 13th, 2016
Location: Minneapolis

Yoga Study Group: YS80
When: Wednesdays
Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Length: 9-Month
Start Date: September 14th, 2016
Location: Minneapolis

Yoga Study Group: YS81
When: Fridays
Time: 10:30am – 3:00pm
Length: 9-Month
Start Date: September 16th, 2016
Location: St. Louis Park

Yoga Study Group: YS82
When: Sundays
Time: 1:00 – 5:00pm
Length: 9-Month
Start Date: September 18th, 2016
Location: Minneapolis

Join us for an Info Session

Looking for more information about Yoga Study? Whether you want to teach or are simply interested in deepening your knowledge of yoga philosophy and asana, join us for one of our information sessions to learn more.

 

If you are unable to attend an info session, call to speak with Jennifer Brandt, our Program Director, directly at 612.436.4700 X-130 or email ycm230hour@gmail.com.

Ready to take the next step?

Complete and email your Yoga Study and Teacher Training Registration Form to yogastudy@yogacentermpls.com, or mail to Yoga Center Minneapolis, 212 3rd Ave. N, Suite 205, Minneapolis, MN 55401 After you have finished the registration form, please fill out the Student Intake Form. We would love to hear more about you and your interest in yoga to help us understand you and your needs during the program, so please email the completed form to yogastudy@yogacentermpls.com or bring this completed questionnaire to your first class with Yoga Study. Call 612.436.4700 or email jennifer@yogacentermpls.com for more information or to register.

Payment Options

Payment in Full: $3,500 (a $575 deposit reserves you space in the Study Group of your choice) Payment plan: $3,750 (We accept Visa and MasterCard.) For information about scholarships: email yscoordinator@yogacentermpls.com

YCM On the Road

We’ve taken our renowned yoga teacher training and yoga study programs on the road, expanding to partner locations. Contact us today to learn more about upcoming teacher trainings at a studio near you.

Enroll for an Upcoming On-The-Road Yoga Study Program

NEW! Eau Claire, WI
When: Two Saturdays a Month
Time: 10:30-4:30pm
Length: 12 Months
Start Date: Sept 17th, 2016
Location: Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Savage, MN
When: Tuesdays
Time: 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Length: 9 Months
Start Date: Sept 27th, 2016
Location: Yoga4You

Stillwater, MN
When: Wednesdays
Time: 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Length: 9 Months
Start Date: Sept 28th, 2016
Location: PureYoga

NEW! Nisswa, MN
When: Weekends
Length: 12 Months
Start Date: Oct 7th, 2016
Location: Nisswa Yoga

NEW! Lacrosse, MN
When: Weekends
Length: 12 Months
Start Date: Oct 14th, 2016
Location: Studio16

NEW! Bismarck, ND
When: Weekends
Length: 12 Months
Start Date: Oct 21st, 2016
Location: Yoga for You

Join us for an Info Session

Looking for more information about Yoga Study On The Road? Whether you want to teach or are simply interested in deepening your knowledge of yoga philosophy and asana, join us for one of our offsite information sessions to learn more.

Bismarck Info Sessions

When: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Yoga for You, Bismarck, ND
Register

When: Friday, June 17th, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Yoga for You, Bismarck, ND

Eau Claire Info Sessions

When: Sunday, May 15th, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Dragonfly Dance & Wellness, Eau Claire, WI
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When: Sunday, June 12th, 2016
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Dragonfly Dance & Wellness, Eau Claire, WI
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LaCrosse Info Sessions

When: Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Studio16, Lacrosse, WI
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When: Thursday, June 30th, 2016
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Studio16, Lacrosse, WI
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Nisswa Info Sessions

When: Thursday, May 12th, 2016
Time: 6:45-7:45pm
Location: Nisswa Yoga
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When: Saturday, June 25th, 2016
Time: 10:15-11:15am
Location: Nisswa Yoga
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Savage Info Sessions

When: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
Time: 12:30-1:30pm
Location: Yoga4You, Savage
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When: Monday, June 20th, 2016
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Location: Yoga4You, Savage
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Stillwater Info Sessions

When: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Pure Yoga
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When: Monday, June 13th, 2016
Time: 8:15-9:15pm
Location: Pure Yoga
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