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Would you like to become a yoga teacher?
Ahimsa Yoga Studio’s 200hr Yoga Teacher Training program will take participants through an intentional experience. This training will impact your life in the best of ways. You will complete training feeling changed and ready to share the gift of yoga in your own way.
Fall/Winter 2018 Training
Our next teacher training will be lead by yoga instructor Rich Logan and other Ahimsa teachers. Our program will not be certified by Yoga Alliance, but still follows the Yoga Alliance requirements, standards, and hours. We cover the following areas in the training.
- Techniques, Training and Practice
- Teaching Methodology
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Yoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics
Homework, Projects, and More
Ahimsa's training includes special assignments for trainees to be completed at home on their own time. Please make sure you are able to spend 2-4 hours on homework and projects in-between each training session.
- Thesis project
- Practice classes
- Apprenticeship program
- Book reports
- Private email list and facebook group for communication throughout the training
Training Locations & Times
Saturdays will be held at Ahimsa Elmhurst South (506 Spring Road, Elmhurst, IL). 12:30pm-7:30pm.
Sundays will be held at Ahimsa La Grange (14 W. Burlington, La Grange). 12:30pm-7:30pm.
Training Fee: $3,200
Extra Fees: Outside workshops up to $300, plus 4-6 books.
Early Bird Discount: Save $400 on the training until July 15th!
Training Discount: Ahimsa teachers and eligible workstudy students receive an additional $300 off Ahimsa's training.
Deposit: A $500 deposit is required to hold your spot in the training. The deposit is 100% non-refundable. No deposit refund will be given for trainees who drop out of the program for any reason.
Payment Plan: A payment plan is available to students who can keep a valid credit or debit card on file.
Yoga Discount for Trainees: Trainees may purchase a 10 class package for $100 for the duration of the training, or a Gold Membership for $80/month. Trainees will also receive member discounts on events and 20% off Ahimsa retail for the duration of the training.
Accepting Applications Now!
Please fill out the application below to be considered for our program.
Fall/Winter 2018 Training Dates
Our Fall/Winter 2018 teacher training starts Saturday, August 4th.
Timing for each day: 12:30pm-7:30pm.
- Aug 4-5 - Weekend 1 with Rich Logan
- Aug 11-12 - OFF
- Aug 18-19 - Weekend 2 with Rich Logan
- Aug 25-26 - OFF
- Sept 1-2 OFF for Labor Day
- Pick up Sept 8-9 - Weekend 3 with Rich Logan
- Sept 15-16 - OFF
- Sept 22-23 - Weekend 4 with Rich Logan
- Sept 29-30 - OFF
- Oct 6-7 - Weekend 5 with Rich Logan
- Oct 13-14 - OFF
- Oct 20-21 - Weekend 6with Rich Logan
- Oct 27-28 - OFF
- Nov 3-4 - Weekend 7
- Nov 10-11 - OFF
- Nov 17-18 - Weekend 8
- November 24-25 - OFF
- December 1-2 - Weekend 9
- December 8-9 - OFF
- December 15-16 - Weekend 10
- December 22-23 - OFF
- December 29-30 - OFF
- January 5-6 - Weekend 11
- January 12-13 - OFF
- January 19-20 - Weekend 12
- Closing Ceremony TBD