Whether you want to dive deeper into your understanding of yoga for personal growth, or you plan to forge a new career or life purpose, the RYS-200 foundation program at Heartwood Yoga Institute is designed to open your heart and mind to the healing practice of yoga with comprehensive study of the 8 limbs. Sanctioned by Yoga Alliance and recognized worldwide, this program offers both a classical and contemporary understanding of yoga, setting the stage for an authentic yoga practice you can readily share as a teacher while it enhances your own life. Graduates will become an RYT-200 upon joining Yoga Alliance.
There are several formats offered so you can choose a program that fits with your learning style and availability. We offer hybrid programs that include a 4 day live retreat with self paced online learning and zoom sessions to reinforce your education, 12 day live immersion programs with optional bonus online certifications to expand your studies, or a fully online program with self paced content combined with live, interactive zoom sessions for practice and support.
Yoga Aliance RYS-200, RYS 300 RCYT & Continuing education courses . Yoga Teacher Training at Heartwo
RYS-200 immersion is a 14-day session allowing students an opportunity to dive deeply into yoga and receive their certification in a progressive, immersion format.
For students who live locally and can spread their yoga training over weeks or months, we offer a variety of yoga program formats, including RYS-200 on a weekday or on weekends.
This RYS-200 training at the Heartwood Yoga Center is designed for aspiring yoga instructors who are older, with an eye towards teaching students ages 50 plus. Immersion and weekly formats available.
The Hybrid 200 program at Heartwood combines the best of both worlds; self-paced studying in the comfort of your own home supported by zoom meetings to process and practice what you are learning with a qualified mentor, a student teacher ratio that assures you will be seen, heard and have a connection to others in the program, and a live 4 day immersion at beautiful Heartwood to practice and celebrate all those things that only an in-person experience can deliver. This program is the best of both worlds, online and in person and assures your yoga education is affordable, dynamic and authentic.
The online RYS-200 format offers prerecorded content you can take at your own pace, combined with live, interactive zoom sessions for practice and to support learning and skill development. Students who wish to combine this with a live retreat are offered a discount of 25% off of Heartwood's live, experiential retreats.
Consider taking our free one-hour course called "Everything you need to know about Yoga Teacher Training, before you sign up anywhere" to help you understand the process of yoga certification no matter where you choose to study.
Worried about retaining all the information offered in a comprehensive 200 hour course? Heartwood provides all our graduates with an online training program that revisits all the core material you learn with us in person, providing a valuable ongoing resource to deepen your understanding and to support your education beyond your time with us. The online content includes introduction to Sanskrit lectures, philosophy, anatomy, posture and alignment, sequencing, modifications, chakra studies and more. With lifetime access, you can always revisit the teaching to refresh, deepen or inspire your studies.
Visit our reviews from graduates on the Yoga Alliance National website to learn just how life altering this program is for so many individuals.
To learn more about Yoga Alliance Standards and how Heartwood Yoga Institute covers all core competencies and training elements, check out this presentation. Links to examples of our teaching and online material are available at the end.
We go out of our way to make our students feel respected, safe, and a part of a dynamic learning collective. We believe everyone has something special to contribute to the learning environment, be it the wisdom of experience or some great questions that helps us all dig deeper into a subject. Our student guidelines are defined to uphold the integrity of the school and keep the atmosphere positive, productive and progressive! Check our guidelines to understand your educational commitment,