200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Dear Students,

We are delighted to welcome you to Eileen’s one-year, 200-hour, Yoga Teacher Training Program at the Yoga Loft in Albany, NY.  It promises to be a thorough and transformative experience. This program is in compliance with the standards of the nationally recognized Yoga Alliance.  We welcome students who wish to deepen their practice and understanding of the art and science of yoga, integrate the philosophy into their daily life, and gain self-understanding. Eileen established her Yoga Teacher Training program in 1997, this program is rigorous and designed to meet the needs of students who envision teaching and those who already teach yoga. Dedicated students and teachers work together—creating an inspired and inclusive learning community. The program offers studies with highly qualified, passionate teachers, as well as a complete curriculum encompassing over 200 hours of training. Throughout the year, we will cover the basic, progressive, and integrated study of asana, pranayama, anatomy, yoga philosophy, and teaching for different ages and different needs.

Curriculum:

  • Asana, Sequencing, and Linking
  • Experiential Anatomy
  • Yoga Philosophy, History and Ethics
  • Bhandas, Kriyas and Cleansing Techniques
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Pranayama
  • Assisting and Adjusting Verbally and Physically
  • Development of Personal Practice
  • Development of Teaching Outside of the Studio
  • Use of Props
  • Videotaping Postures as an educational tool

You will Learn to:

  • Communicate your knowledge effectively
  • Give clear instructions
  • Give directions in correct order
  • Increase your awareness through observation
  • Assess yourself as a teacher
  • Examine teaching ethics and the business of yoga
  • Teach yoga for pregnancy, menstruation and for people of different ages and different needs
  • Integrate yoga philosophy into your daily life