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.

  • Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

    a pregnant woman in a supported yoga pose

    The ShivaShakti Level 1 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training provides participants with a strong foundation in teaching asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), and meditation to pregnant women. This 4-day course focuses on teaching yoga practices that support a pregnant woman by both relaxing and strengthening her body and mind.

    June 2June 5 at Spiral Tree Yoga & Wellness Studio

  • Thai Bodywork Level 2: Back/Side-Lying Certification Course

    A Thai massage session

    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 back and side-lying positions and offers additional seated work beyond Level 1.

    June 9June 12 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Certification 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.

    June 23June 26 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Yoga Nidra Certification

    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

  • 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