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200 Hour Foundational Yoga Teacher Training
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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programs

SOYA – So much more than a Yoga School. Our Yoga Alliance Registered programs are suited for individuals looking for the most authentic, in-depth yoga teachings. We give you much more than instruction in teaching asana in order to prepare you for a lifetime of deeper studies. Your journey will be guided by our advanced yoga team with more than 25 years experience teaching others just like you.

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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Options

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01. Learn

Study the history and philosophy of different yoga paths, including Jnana, Bhakti, Raja, Karma and Hatha Yoga. Studies include the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Kriyas, Chakras, Meditation, Pranayama, Professionalism, and Anatomy.

02. Integrate

Become firmly grounded in daily practice of kriya, asana, pranayama, and meditation. Every day is filled with traditional yoga practices as you learn to take your yoga off the mat and into your every day life.

03. Apply

Start practice teaching on day one in a safe and supportive setting. Create a series of lesson plans that suit your style and students. Your teaching practicum will prepare you to immediately start teaching upon graduation, with on-going support from SOYA faculty.  


an immersion program

200-Hour Yoga Immersion Program

Sample Day in the Immersion Training

  • 7am morning Kriyas, Meditation, Pranayama
  • 8:30am Asana class
  • 10am Philosophy Session
  • 12:00pm Lunch
  • 12:45pm Asana Lab/Lesson Plan Creation
  • 5pm Asana class
  • 6:30pm Meditation, Mantra, Chanting, Pranayama
  • 7:30pm Close for the Day

Day 4 and day 9 will end at 1pm with the afternoon off


an extended program - weekends

200-Hour Yoga Weekend Program

Sample Day in the Weekend Training

  • 7:00am morning Kriyas, Meditation, Pranayama
  • 8:30am Asana class
  • 10am Philosophy session
  • 12:00pm Lunch
  • 12:30pm Asana Lab/ Lesson Plan Creation
  • 5:00pm Meditation, Mantra, Chanting and Pranayama
  • 6:30pm Close for the day



an online yoga training program

200-Hour Yoga Online Program

Meeting days for Online Program may vary.

Sample Day in the Online Yoga Training

  • 9:00am morning Kriyas, Meditation, Pranayama
  • 10am Philosophy session or Teaching Skills
  • 1pm close for the day
  • Live online Asana class during week
  • Recorded asana class, meditation, or yoga nidra during week – done on own time
  • Philosophy Lessons completed prior to each meeting

The Online Yoga Teacher Trainings have the exact curriculum as the Immersion and Weekend programs. Typically the online training is held 3 days per week, 4 hours per day, with additional videos and assignments completed on your own time.



  • Studies in the Bhagavad Gita
  • Studies in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Understanding Chakras
  • Meditation
  • Kriyas and their practice
  • Basic Pranayama
  • Asanas with Benefits, Cautions, Modifications
  • Anatomy of Movement
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • Sanskrit Pronunciation
  • Sequencing and Creating Lesson Plans
  • Teaching Practicum: daily practice developing teaching skills 
  • Ongoing support after graduation


1) 15 Written Assignments including the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Kriyas, Chakras, Meditation, Pranayama, Professionalism, and Anatomy.

These lessons will reveal many yogic truths that will enhance your life and give you depth as a teacher! Assignments must be completed prior to the Immersion training, and as required for the Weekend and Online training.

2) Keep Practicing your yoga regularly

Enhance Your Life With SOYA’s 200 Hour Foundational Yoga Programs

Questions? Please reach out for clarification about this very in-depth yoga teacher training. It’s rich, it’s fun, and life-changing.