Teacher Training Modules and Certification Courses

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

Requirements for SSAYTT 300-hour Yoga Alliance Certification: 

One must choose and complete seven to nine* of the training modules (including the required modules) and one or two* retreat immersions within a 3-year time span of the first completed module.

*The number of modules required varies based on the number and length of retreat immersions taken. Seven modules are required if one participants in a single 10-day retreat immersion or two retreats with a minimum of 8 total retreat days. Eight modules are required if one participates in a single 5-day retreat immersion or two 3-day retreats and nine modules are required if one participates in a single 3-day retreat immersion. When taking more than one retreat for credit they must be of a different theme (different title.)

  • 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 5October 8 at 47 Main Street

  • Yoga Philosophy for Yoga Teachers: Level I

    Are you a yoga teacher that would like to build upon your current understanding of yogic philosophy? Are you ready to take your practice and your teaching to the next level? Join us for Yoga Philosophy for Yoga Teachers and explore the wisdom teachings of this time-honored path through an avenue applicable to today’s world. This course was inspired in response to requests from current studen…

    September 17October 14 at Online

  • Yoga Nidra TT Online- Sept 2018

    Performing yoga nidra outdoors on a grassy hillside

    We invite you to experience and become certified in Yoga Nidra, the science of deep relaxation in this 4-week Online Yoga Nidra Teacher Training. Yoga means “union.” Nidra means “sleep.” Yoga Nidra is a state between sleep and deep relaxation.

    September 23October 20 at Online

  • Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training- Online

    A line of yoga practitioners stand in Virabhadrasana II

    Join us for a 4-week online course to learn how to tailor your yoga teaching through the sublime healing system of Ayurveda, the sister-science to Yoga. Yoga Alliance CEs available for RYTs.

    October 15November 11 at Online

  • 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 9November 12 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Mantra Yoga Immersion: Unlocking the Power of Sound

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

    Join us for a four-day intensive that delves into the mystical power of Mantra, Kirtan and Yogic Deities. This course includes in-depth discourses on the philosophical roots of mantra as well as transmission of proper pronunciation and clear insight into mantra practice.

    November 15November 18 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training Course

    A line of yoga practitioners stand in Virabhadrasana II

    Join us for a 4-day intensive to learn how to tailor your yoga teaching through the sublime healing system of Ayurveda, the sister-science to Yoga. Drawing its wisdom from thousands of years of practice, Ayurveda looks to the five elements (ether, air, fire, water, and space) as a foundation for experiencing balance both in the natural world and within our beings.

    November 27November 30 at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat

  • Yoga Philosophy for Yoga Teachers: Level II

    Are you a yoga teacher that would like to build upon your current understanding of yogic philosophy? Are you ready to take your practice and your teaching to the next level? Join us for Yoga Philosophy for Yoga Teachers and explore the wisdom teachings of this time-honored path through an avenue applicable to today’s world. This course was inspired in response to requests from current studen…

    November 12December 9 at Online

  • Big Sky Retreat: Awakening Creativity through Yantra Painting, Yoga & Meditation

    Join us in the Land of Enchantment amidst red cliffs and endless vistas and open to your creativity through planetary yantra painting, Kundalini Yoga, meditation and an exploration of astrological planetary archetypes.

    April 1, 2019April 8, 2019 at Ghost Ranch

  • 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.

    May 17, 2019May 20, 2019 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • 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.

    June 7, 2019June 10, 2019 at The Dancing Elephant

  • Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training – Maine

    A group stands in Vrksasana on a hilltop

    Join us for a 4-day intensive to learn how to tailor your yoga teaching through the sublime healing system of Ayurveda, the sister-science to Yoga.

    June 21, 2019June 24, 2019 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • 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.

    June 28, 2019July 1, 2019 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts