Yoga Teacher Training

Teacher Training Program

Our yoga teacher training program is meant for anyone who wants to become a yoga instructor as well as for practitioners who aspire to advance and improve their yoga practice. During the 200 hours of this yoga instructor course, you’ll have the opportunity to gain knowledge in body alignment, anatomy and yoga philosophy, as well as learning how to teach a fun, safe and effective yoga class. Additionally, your training will teach you skills in leadership, listening and facilitation that will serve you well in yoga, as well as other aspects of your life.

Upcoming Programs

MilwaukeeAnna Argeropoulos, Casandra Engelbach, Brigid Brennan & Jenny KaufmanSept 27, 2018 - Dec 9, 2018Learn More
South LoopAlece DemarayJan 31, 2019 – May 15, 2019Learn More
Upper ArlingtonLaurel Hodory & Sarah SolarikFeb 7, 2019 – May 19, 2019Learn More

200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Course

Training with an accredited school like Yoga Squad ensures you receive a well-rounded education that meets the hours criteria in 6 key categories as defined by Yoga Alliance. Most studios in the United States require teachers to hold a minimum of 200-hour certificate in order to teach. The 200 hours required for certification are broken down into 6 categories as follows:

Asana, Pranayama & Meditation

100 hours

Postures and breathing techniques with a clear focus on alignment, body benefits, contraindications, and special population adaptations.

Teaching Methodology

30 hours

Practical and subtle aspects of teaching, including class sequencing, hands on assists, use of voice and body language, and reading the room.

Yoga Philosophy, Ethics & Lifestyle

30 hours

An exploration of history of yoga, pre-Vedic age to the classical era, and the evolution of the tantra and its applications to daily life.

Anatomy & Physiology

20 hours

A comprehensive overview of the physical body, bones, muscles, bodily systems and organs, and the subtleties of the energetic body.


15 hours

Leading peers in practice (mock class), the art of giving and receiving feedback, and assisting and observing others teach.

The Business of Yoga

5 hours

Review industry trends and develop an understanding of studio operations, scheduling classes, marketing and managing private clients.

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