Yoga Teacher Training 200

Teach To Learn

Whether you are a serious student or certified yoga teacher, this program is designed to expand your knowledge of the theory and practices of Classical Aṣhțāṅga yoga. Guided and supported by a faculty of over 30 teachers, the 200 hour level training serves to systematically develop and enhance your understanding of yoga.

You will develop skills for teaching a well-rounded beginners level yoga class while deepening your personal practice of yoga. This course is ideal for those who want to immerse themselves in an intense discipline either to begin or to deepen a personal practice. Advanced techniques and theories are explored in many of our specialty classes.

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Why Mount Madonna?

Our Yoga Teacher Training focuses primarily on the systems of Aṣhṭānga Yoga and Haṭha Yoga and the methods we teach include ṣhat karma, mudrā, prāṇāyāma, dhyāna, and āsana. The foundational theory that supports these practices is covered in classes on Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtras, Sāmkhya Philosophy, basic principles of Āyurveda, subtle body theory, anatomy, and physiology. Teaching methodology, or how to pass on this ancient knowledge is woven throughout the program.

The aim of our 200 hour program is to assist each student in deepening their understanding of the methods and philosophy of yoga - as a way to both strengthen their personal practice and to develop as yoga instructors. It is our intention that those who wish to teach have the tools to offer a beginning yoga class upon completion of the training, and to have at least some basic understanding of the vast background of this great science and spiritual practice.


Complete Curriculum

The School of Yoga at the Mount Madonna Institute offers an integrative approach to mastering the vast science of yoga by combining study, practice, and self-reflection.

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“I could not have hoped for a more authentic YTT program than what I received at Mount Madonna. The scope of information covered makes certain that I know what I am talking about when I am teaching. The extensive number of faculty many with more than 35 years of training, is unprecedented and the level of personal attention given to students is unparalleled." Tonia Mayerle - YTT Summer 2015

YTT 200 Asana Program Details

Though Āsana is but one limb of Aṣhțāṅga Yoga and Haṭha Yoga, it is often identified as Yoga, and many inquires about the course relate to it. The following gives an overview of that part of the program.

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Summer YTT 200 Intensive

June 14 - July 13, 2018

Apply Now!

Follow the link below to start the application process for our YTT 200 & 300 programs.

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YTT 200 Modular 2017-18 Dates

Sept 10-17, Oct 12-15,
Nov 9-12, Dec 7-10, 2017
Jan 11-14, Feb 8-11, 2018