Teacher Training Certification


This 350-hour Yoga Teacher Certification Course that is registered with the Yoga Alliance at the RYT200 level is offered through an 8 weekend program. The program is designed to be done sequentially, but can be done out of order and individual courses can be taken as CECs. Before registering for any of the individual courses, check availability. The program runs annually the third weekend of every month from November to June.

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Prerequisite: Yoga Exercise Specialist Certification, you can start the EWYT350-RYT200 program after completing the Part I: YES and will need to complete Part II before receiving your final certification certificate and RYT200 registration application form. You must also send a signed letter of commitment to attend the full program along with your registration and payment.


EWYT350-RYT200, including the prerequisite YES certification, is $2500 plus HST ($2825).


The East to West Yoga Teacher 350-hour Certification program (EWYT350) is registered with the Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level and meets the RYT200 curriculum standards. They are:

180 Contact hours (with a Certified Yoga Teacher and/or recognized Yoga school):

Techniques – 75 hours
Teaching Methodology – 15 hours
Anatomy and Physiology – 10 hours
Philosophy/Ethics/lifestyle – 20 hours
Practicum – 5 hours
Remaining contact – 55 hours (these hours must be distributed among the first five categories listed above)

20 Independent study hours

EWYT350-RYT200 Courses

The EWYT350-RYT200 Program consists of the following courses. These courses may also be taken individually if space allows.

Courses will be held at the Pickering location 2 Sundays per month starting in November
Times: 9-6pm

* Lunch will be from 1-2pm each day

Weekend I

November 20, 27, 2016
Advanced Anatomy & Alignment Principals for Yoga Teachers

Weekend II

December 11, 18, 2016
Dec 11: Teaching Methodology I Hatha Yoga
Dec 18, Morning Course: Using Props
Dec 18, Afternoon Course: Basic Sanskrit for Yoga Teachers

Week III

January 15, 22, 2017
Jan 15: Teaching Methodology 2: Introduction to Vinyasa Yoga
Jan 22, Morning Course: Use of Voice and Language for Yoga Teachers
Jan 22, Afternoon Course: Partner Yoga

Week IV

February 19, 26, 2017
Vinyasa Sequencing

Week V

March 19, 26, 2017
March 19: Pranayama: Path to Unlimited Energy
March 26, Morning Course: Teaching Practicum
March 26, Afternoon Course: Ayurveda and Nutrition

Week VI

April 23, 30, 2017
April 23: Raja Yoga – Taming the Mind for Inner Peace
April 30, Morning Course: Advancing Posture
April 30, Afternoon Course: Mantra in Yoga

Week VII

May 21, 28, 2017
Classical Hatha Sequencing

Week VII

June 18, 25, 2017
June 18: Chakra Yoga – Energy Healing for Total Health
June 25, Morning Course: Business of Yoga
June 25, Afternoon Course: The Importance of Sadhana

Register for the whole program