Study in a place that feels a world away, right in Bradenton, Florida.
Heartwood Yoga Institute offers comprehensive, authentic, yoga teacher training in an intimate, inspirational setting with experienced, qualified mentors who care. Personal attention, small class sizes, and ongoing support, assure our graduates receive an unparalleled learning experience rooted in classical yoga but with consideration to how yoga concepts and practices fit the contemporary world. As only one of 66 school worldwide accredited for yoga therapy, our programs are deeply rooted in yoga as a healing modality. Adhering to the highest standards, a Heartwood certification prepares you for a dynamic career in yoga. Our graduates experience a profound transformational journey as they develop the skills and confidence to impact others as yoga teachers, mentors and self-actualized individuals.
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Heartwood has RYS-200 training in a 15 day immersion format, local programs spanning weeks, Online hybrid or full online programs and programs specifically for trainees 50 and up.
Heartwood's RYS-300 program is designed for the professional yoga teacher, with an emphasis on yoga therapy, which serves as a foundational program for our yoga therapy program. In person immersions, module sessions taken over time, or online and hybrid formats available.
Heartwood is one of only 66 schools worldwide Accredited by IAYT (International Association of Yoga therapy) . Our IAYT 800-hour yoga therapy program is designed for RYT-200 or above teachers wishing to devote their careers to healing and supporting health and wellness through yoga. In person and online formats.
Heartwood offers continuing education and certifications in yoga teacher training specialty subjects, in person of online, including Yin, Restorative, Aerial, Chair Yoga, Yoga for Seniors, Ayurveda, Yoga Philosophy, and many more.
Yoga for the Balanced Child is a 95 hour YA Certification for children's yoga. Scheduled in companionship to our youth yoga camp, teachers gain hands on experience while they earn an RCYT - Yoga Alliance recognized Children's yoga certification.
Heartwood is the home of the Florida Reiki Association, offering a comprehensive Reiki Master training.
This 72 hour course is like YTT, only designed for personal growth and transformation of the individual.
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Our 7 acre retreat site is unique, inspirational and intimate, featuring a state of the art yoga center, labyrinth, chakra meditation garden, medicine wheel, 5 elements fire pit, outdoor yoga pavilion, bamboo meditation grove and gazebo, art workshop, yoga library and more inviting students to spread out and connect to nature, yoga, and their best selves. Easy to get to, affordable, filled with modern conveniences, safe and a world away right in Bradenton Florida.
We believe a powerful yoga educational experience requires personal connection between teachers and students, so we keep our programs small, anywhere from 6 to a maximum of 16 participants. We strive to make our programs affordable and include as much in the package as we can to give great value for a powerful yoga education.
The teaching staff at Heartwood Yoga Institute are all ERYT-500 instructors and IAYT certified yoga therapists, with years of experience as yoga teacher trainers with successful careers in the field of yoga. Each brings specialty training to the Yoga certification programs in addition to their yoga qualifications, such as LMT Massage Therapy, Craniosacral Therapists, Reiki Masters, and medical and movement backgrounds and degrees.
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