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2024 Teacher Training – 200HR RYT
Jan 12, 2024 - Jan 14, 2024

2024 Teacher Training – 200HR RYT

Your New Journey Starts Here!
January – May 2024

 Lead Training Teacher ~ Lou Chapman
Certified Anusara Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance RYT-500

The Urban Yoga Teacher Training 200 is a comprehensive program that empowers students with a strong foundation of philosophy, anatomy, asana, meditation, and more, in an incredibly safe, supported, and heartfelt environment.
Lou Chapman (LTT) accompanied by a team of highly trained yoga teachers all skilled in the art of teaching yoga, the Urban Yoga Teacher Training 200 delivers a transformative experience for anyone who would like to:
  • Start on the path of teaching yoga
  • Fine-tune or expand their current teaching skills and toolset
  • Deepen their personal practice and understanding of yoga beyond studio classes

Taught with experience and creativity, the program’s modules are designed to appeal to and engage all types of learners by applying the four core human learning styles: visual, auditory, reading and writing, and kinesthetic.

As a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance, Urban Yoga Teacher Training 200 prepares students to register with Yoga Alliance for RYT-200 certification.

What You’ll Learn — At a Glance:

  • History and Philosophy of Yoga — including a look into the most important classic texts and an understanding of the main styles of yoga
  • Yoga Anatomy — including movement essentials and biomechanics
  • Asanas — including understanding the different groups of poses, principles of alignment, modifications, and adjustments
  • Sequencing — including progressive sequencing and class design
  • Pranayama — including the major types of breath practice
  • Meditation — including benefits, an introduction to the major styles, and a how to teach the basics
  • Class Setup and Formats — including thematic teaching, intention-setting, and classroom setup
  • Ethics and Qualities of a Great Teacher — including developing your voice, the “seat of the teacher,” and teaching tips learned from experience

200-HOUR RTT CALENDAR – In-studio instructional sessions (105+ hours):

Fridays – 6-8pm
Saturdays 1:30-6:00pm
Sundays 12:00 – 4:00pm
*Sun. 1/21 12:00-5:00pm

January 2024
1/12 -1/14
1/19 -1/21

February 2024
2/9 – 2/11
2/16 – 2/18

March 2024
3/1 – 3/3
3/22 -3/24

April 2024
4/12 – 4/14
4/19 – 4/21

May 2024
5/10 – 5/12
5/17 – 5/19

Online Self Paced Study:
Online Lessons, Pre-recorded – 15-25 hours per month
Self-study and Homework (20 hours), 20 hours total, throughout the program.

Teacher Training Pricing/Payment Plan Structure:
$500 non-refundable deposit required to reserve space.

  • $2,500 Advance Full Payment
  • $2,800 – 2 Part Payment Plan ($1,400 ea.)
  • $3,000 – 4 Part Payment Plan ($750 ea.)
  • Personalized payment plans are available upon request

Registration is LIVE! If you’d like more details on getting registered, setting up a payment plan option or general questions please email us at

Required Reading Materials:

  • The Shambhala Guide to Yoga, Georg Feuerstein – an essential introduction to the principles and practice of an ancient tradition
  • Light on Yoga, B.K.S Iyengar
  • How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali, Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood. Other translations of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras are acceptable; favorites include:
  • Yoga: Discipline of Freedom, The Yoga Sutra Attributed to Patanjali, Barabara Stoler Miller
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Sri Swami Satchidananda
  • The Bhagavad Gita, Eknath Easwaran (other translations of the ‘Gita are acceptable; favorites include:
  • The Bhagavad Gita, Penguin Classics, Betty Radice, advisory editor
  • Pocket Bhagavad Gita, Winthrop Sargeant
  • The Bhagavad Gita: Krishna’s Counsel in Time of War, Barbara Stoller Miller
  • The Bhagavad Gita, A New Translation, Gavin Flood and Charles Martin
  • Anatomy of Movement, Blandine Calais Germain
  • Meditation for the Love of It: Enjoying Your Own Deepest Experience, Sally Kempton

Recommended Reading Materials:

  • The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice, Georg Feuerstein
  • Poised for Grace: Annotations on the Bhagavad Gita from a Tantric View, Douglas R. Brooks
  • Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad Gita, Ram Dass
  • Tantra: The Path of Ecstasy, Georg Feuerstein
  • Tantra Illuminated, Christopher Wallis
  • The Splendor of Recognition, Swami Shantananda
  • Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening, Swami Lakmanjoo
  • Ray Long’s Anatomy for …” series (Hip Openers and Forward Bends; Backbends and Twists; Arm Balances and Inversions; Vinyasa Flow and Standing Poses)
  • The Key Poses of Hatha Yoga, Ray Long
  • The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga, Ray Long
  • The Yoga Practice Guide: Dynamic Sequencing for Home Practice and Teachers, Bruce Bowditch
  • The Yoga Asana Index: A Complete Index of Hatha Yoga Postures
  • The Yoga Technique Guide: Principles of Sequencing and Postural Alignment, Bruce Bowditch
  • The Yoga Teaching Guide: Teacher Training Manual, Bruce Bowditch
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Jan 12, 2024
Urban Yoga
6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Jan 13, 2024
Urban Yoga
1:30pm - 6:30pm CDT
Jan 14, 2024
Urban Yoga
12:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
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