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 Nidra TT- Online Jan 2018

    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: 30 CE hours are available with Yoga Alliance for the Yoga Nidra Certification Course. Please notify us before the training if y…

    January 18February 15 at

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

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    March 5March 15 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 6April 9 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 13April 16 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.

    April 20April 23 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 27April 30 at Samudra Studio

  • 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.

    May 4May 7 at Spiral Tree Yoga & Wellness Studio

  • Mantra Yoga Immersion: Unlocking the Power of Sound

    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.

    June 8June 11 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • 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 15June 18 at Bliss Yoga & Healing Arts

  • Invoking the Goddess: A Yoga & Meditation Retreat

    A view of lakeside cabins at Borestone Retreat

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature on the shores of Midday and Sunset Ponds at the tranquil Borestone Mountain Audubon Sanctuary and renew with silence, a slower pace, and time to connect with your Soul. Join us for three days of social silence, yoga, meditation, and a time to honor the Goddess energy within.

    July 12July 15 at Borestone Mountain Audubon Sanctuary

  • 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 Nidra TT Online- Sept 2018

    Performing yoga nidra outdoors on a grassy hillside

    Tuition for September 2018 Online Course Early Registration Rate: Registered by May 1, 2018: $295.00 Regular Rate: Registered by September 14, 2018: $395.00 Registration: To register for the Yoga Nidra training, submit the application below. Continuing Education Credits: 30 non-contact CE hours are available with Yoga Alliance for the Yoga Nidra Certification Course. Please notify us before the tr…

    September 23October 20 at Online

  • 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