Teacher Training Modules and Certification Courses

The following courses are available individually for Yoga Alliance CEUs and/or credit towards the ShivaShakti 300-hour Advanced YTT.

Requirements for SSAYTT 300-hour Yoga Alliance Certification: 

One must choose and complete eight or nine* of the training modules (including the required modules) and one three- or five-day retreat immersion within a 3-year time span of the first completed module.

*Eight modules are required if one participates in a 5-day retreat immersion and nine modules are required if one participates in a 3-day retreat immersion.

  • Yoga Nidra TT- Maine

    A circle of people lie in Svanasana on a hilltop

    We invite you to experience and become certified in Yoga Nidra, the science of deep relaxation. Yoga means “union.” Nidra means “sleep.” Yoga Nidra is a state between sleep and deep relaxation. It is a systematic method of inducing deep physical, mental, and emotional relaxation.

    October 6October 9 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Bhakti Yoga & Bhagavad Gita Intensive

    close up of a harmonium player's hand in a Bhakti yoga class

    Explore the spiritual heart of yoga through the practice of Bhakti Yoga and learn about the path of Karma Yoga with study of the Bhagavad Gita. This module features an experiential and philosophical exploration into the path of Bhakti Yoga through kirtan, mantra, and talks on this branch of yoga.

    October 13October 16 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Yoga for Seniors Teacher Training

    A senior woman performs restorative yoga on a dock by the ocean

    Senior interest in yoga as a healthful activity continues to rise, but as an instructor you might be unsure about just what to teach to this enthusiastic population. In Yoga for Seniors we will address common physical issues that will need accommodation in your class, including osteoporosis, arthritis, COPD or CAD.

    October 20October 23 at 47 Main Street

  • Asana, Alignment, Sutra & Sanskrit Intensive

    An asana class in forward lunges

    In this 4-day intensive, yoga teachers and dedicated practitioners experience an in-depth look at the principles of alignment in Hatha yogasana from an Iyengar perspective. Long, mindful holds in poses allow the students to work with the subtleties of alignment and the often over-looked intricacies of classical postures.

    November 3November 6 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Thai Bodywork Level 1: Supine/Seated Certification Course

    Krishna Perry leads a Thai massage class

    Thai massage consists of a series of yoga-like stretches, which the therapist performs on the clothed client on a mat on the floor. This 30-hour course covers the front position and introduces the seated position.

    November 10November 13 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Yoga Nidra TT- Online

    Performing yoga nidra outdoors on a grassy hillside

    Tuition for January 2018 Online Course Early Registration Rate: Registered by October 15, 2017: $245.00 Regular Rate: Registered by January 11, 2018: $395.00 Registration: To register for the Yoga Nidra training, submit the application below. Continuing Education Credits: 26 CE hours are available with Yoga Alliance for the Yoga Nidra Certification Course. Please notify us before the training if y…

    January 18, 2018February 15, 2018 at

  • Radiance & Rejuvenation India Retreat: A Yoga, Meditation & Ayurveda Immersion

    March 5, 2018March 15, 2018 at Maitreyi Vedic Village

  • Applied Anatomy & Physiology Intensive for Yoga Teachers

    Aiyana performs a forward bend on a dock by the water

    Join us for this four-day intensive to delve deeper into the body’s systems through the lens of yoga. In this course you will gain an in-depth understanding of the systems of the body and how to apply certain yogic practices for physiological health.

    April 6, 2018April 9, 2018 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Yoga Nidra TT- Hawaii

    A circle of people lie in Svanasana on a hilltop

    Join us in paradise on the Big Island of Hawaii at Kalani Oceanside Resort to experience and become certified in Yoga Nidra, the science of deep relaxation. Yoga means “union.” Nidra means “sleep.” Yoga Nidra is a state between sleep and deep relaxation. It is a systematic method of inducing deep physical, mental, and emotional relaxation.

    April 5, 2018April 10, 2018 at Kalani Oceanside Retreat

  • Children’s Yoga Teacher Training – Level 1

    a teacher leads a children's yoga class

    The ShivaShakti Level 1 Children’s Yoga Teacher Training provides participants with a strong foundation in teaching asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), and meditation to children. This 4-day Level 1 course focuses on the unique needs of three main developmental stages (physical and emotional) of children: ages 3-6, 7-11, and 12-14.

    April 13, 2018April 16, 2018 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Thai Yoga Bodywork Level 1: Supine/Seated Certification Course

    Krishna Perry leads a Thai massage class

    Thai massage, an ancient form of bodywork drawing its roots from the Buddhist temples of Thailand, Ayurveda, and Yoga, consists of a series of yoga-like stretches, which the therapist performs on the clothed client on a mat on the floor. This 30-hour course covers the front position and introduces the seated position. Sen lines (energy lines), acupressure points, and the correct use of the ther…

    April 27, 2018April 30, 2018 at Samudra Studio

  • Pranayama & Meditation Teacher Training

    Pranayama on Ledge

    Gain an in-depth understanding of the theory, practice, and teaching of pranayama and the stages of meditation. Through daily pranayama classes and practice teaching sessions, participants learn how to create a variety of pranayama sequences for specific needs.

    May 4, 2018May 7, 2018 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts