200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Deepen Your Practice & Share

If you have been practicing for a while and would love to learn more to aid in yoga becoming your life practice, this 200 hour program is for you.  This is a priceless way to invest in your self work.  On top of that, a smart tax write off.  

The full program is approved by Yoga Alliance and fulfills the 200-hour certification requirements.  Yoga Alliance is the main governing board of yoga teachers in the United States.  Earning the 200-hour certification lets your students and employers know that you have completed comprehensive training to become a yoga teacher.

About the Program – The yoga teacher training program curriculum was written and created by Nancy Wile.  Nancy is a registered yoga teacher trainer (E-RYT 500), and is the founder of the Yoga Education Institute- a registered yoga school.  She earned a doctorate in health education from Columbia University and spent much of her working life developing and evaluating health related programs for schools and universities.  Yoga of Dickson is an official affiliate school that will be offering this comprehensive Registered Yoga Teacher Training Program.  The training sessions will take place at Yoga of Dickson and will be lead by Christina O'Brien E-RYT and others with many years of personal and teaching practice.

Highlights – In this teacher training program, you will learn to:

  • Create well-designed yoga classes that maintain student interest
  • Teach with confidence and learn how to teach over 100 different yoga postures
  • Understand yoga philosophy and the great literature of yoga
  • Teach breathing exercises (pranayama) and meditation practices
  • Incorporate daily meditation and pranayama to your practice
  • Understand the history of yoga and the contributions of dozens of yoga masters
  • Study Yoga Anatomy & Physiology and incorporate these principles into your own teaching and practice
  • Explore Chakras, Bandhas & energetic anatomy in your personal practice and your teaching
  • Teach yoga to special groups, such as prenatal, partner yoga or recovery yoga
  • Develop successful yoga business practices including podcasting
  • Practice your teaching skills in a positive and helpful environment

As part of this training, each trainee will receive a training manual with over 900 pages of reference materials for your yoga library.  Upon completion of our course, participants who demonstrate our skill competency and 200 hours’ coursework will receive a certification for completion of the curriculum. This will enable you to register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200).

Prerequisites-The course is open to people of all yoga abilities. We simply ask that participants set an intention to devote their time and energy to the process of being present and open to becoming. We also suggest, that you work to establish your own personal yoga practice, through attending classes or workshops, or on your own. Set intention, with an open heart and mind, to fully embrace and experience the yogic lifestyle during your training and beyond.

Prior to the training, we recommend that students take a look at the required reading and if possible some of our recommended reading list as well.

Attendance at all modules is mandatory. Credit will not be given for partial attendance. You will be able to make up 2 sessions without a fee. Other make-ups are $300 per module and will have to be made up in future trainings. A certificate will be issued once all requirements have been met - successful completion of all modules in their entirety, all assignments and full payment is received. Teacher Training includes unlimited membership during training period  with fully paid teacher training & registration fee.


No cash refunds. 

When applicable, refunds will be credited to your YOD Account and may be used for classes, workshops, teacher trainings or store purchases. 

Payment for all event types must be made in full on or before first session of the event, unless alternative payment options have been arranged in advance with Yoga of Dickson.

No refunds will be issued after the workshop/training begins.  No refunds will be given for no-shows.

Payment Information

$99 Registration Fee

$150 Non-refundable deposit ( towards total training price) required.

The Cost of Training is $2950.00

Module training $300 per module.  Module training is wonderful for continuing education hours (CEU's) as well. 

*Pay tuition in full before September 1st 2019 and take $300.00 off!  

Weekend Schedule RYT 200 yoga teacher training in Dickson

January 18th, 19th 12-7pm


Teaching techniques, philosophy and history of yoga.  Teaching & practicing Warm ups, Sun and Moon Salutations.   

January 25th, 26th 12-7pm


Teaching and practicing standing and balancing postures, seated postures and sequencing for different styles of hatha yoga.

February 8th, 9th 12-7pm


Teaching and practicing arm balances, forward facing inversions and front lying postures . Teaching and practicing back facing inversions and back lying postures. 

February 22nd, 23 12-7pm


Pranayama, Bandhas, Meditation.  Pranayama and Balancing Chakras.  Chakras, Mudras

March 7th, 8th 12-7pm


Anatomy of Hatha Yoga w/Connie Ethridge E-RYT.  Yoga for Specific Issues, Restorative, Savasana and Yoga Nidra.

March 21st, 22nd 12-7pm


Effective Use of Props, Chair Yoga, Partner Yoga and Hands On Adjustments.  Yin Yoga.

April 4th, 5th 12-7pm


Yoga for Special Groups (Prenatal, Kids).  Sanskrit Pronunciation and Meaning, Teaching and practicing ashtanga and power yoga 


April 18th, 19th 12-7pm


 , Yoga Sutras. The business of yoga, Developing Workshops and Retreats.

  Practicum, Book Review Discussion, Yoga Unveiled

 Review, Question and Answer session, Registering with Yoga Alliance, Graduation!