Yoga Teacher Training (YTT)

Sun&Moon Yoga’s Teacher Training is designed to give you the knowledge, skills and tools to incorporate the teachings of yoga into your daily life. Our training is open to yoga students interested in becoming vibrant and inspiring yoga teachers as well as for students ready to deepen their knowledge of yoga.

We are a 200-hr level Registered Yoga School (RYS®) with Yoga Alliance®. To find out about the standards for a RYS®, please visit their website www.yogaalliance.org.

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Testimonials from graduate students:

‘YTT program at Sun&Moon Yoga was such an uplifting experience to live! Well planned program, rich content, surprising & amazing discoveries on each day of the program that will make you grow as a yoga teacher and will want to make you share your knowledge with people!’

‘This YTT changed my life in so many positive ways.’

‘Complete and genuine classes. Sun and Moon studio is one of the best studios I’ve been to. Authentic to the philosophy of yoga.’

YTT February 2015

Blissful Dhanurasana assist!

Practice Teaching Parsvakonasana Prep

Practice Teaching Parsvakonasana Prep

When?

Next program runs from October 14, 2017 – June 10, 2018, one intensive weekend per month + homework.

Meeting Weekends

2017: October 14-15, November 11-12 and December 9-10

2018: January 13-14, February 10-11, March 17-18, April 14-15, May 12-13, June 9-10

 

Tuition Fee

$2.250 if paid in full by July 15, $2.500 if paid after this date. Taxes are included, books are not included. Payment plan is available – please note that the tuition fee will increase with installment payments. We are closing registrations on October 1, 2017.

Your tuition fee is refundable to 50% up to a week before the training starts. No refund the week of program start regardless of payment method (paid in total or in installments).

Sun&Moon Yoga School Montreal

Sun&Moon Yoga School Montreal

What will I be studying?

  • Healthy Alignment Principles for safe execution of postures and transitions
  • Assistance and adjustments of postures
  • Teaching Methodology and Class Design
  • Western and Yoga Anatomy
  • Pranayama and Meditation
  • Ethics and Lifestyle
  • History and Overview of Yoga and its rich cultural heritage
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Mantras – Sound – Vibration
  • Ayurveda and Nutrition
  • Specialty Yoga; Prenatal Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Chair Yoga, Benefits of yoga therapeutic practice
  • Scriptural studies; the Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and more
  • Yoga as a Business
  • and more!

Required reading

  • Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by B K S Iyengar

    Balasana stretch

    Balasana stretch

  • Light on Yoga by B K S Iyengar
  • A Path With A Heart by Jack Kornfield
  • Yoga Philosophy and History by Georg Feuerstein (ordered by Sun&Moon)
  • Anusara Yoga Teacher Training Manual by John Friend
  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • Refining the Breath – the Yogic Practice of Pranayama by Doug Keller
  • The Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long

Faculty

Marianne Thorborg, E-RYT200, Director of Sun&Moon Yoga School; Techniques, Ethics and Lifestyle, Practicum and Philosophy

Celina Brady, KRI, Cert Hatha Yoga Teacher; Mantras and Mudras, Yogic Anatomy, Women’s Yoga, Mind and Meditation

Biliana Kovacevic, RYT, CHC, AADP; Nutrition and Benefits of yoga therapeutic practice

Kristina Brady, NAN; Ayurveda and Spring Cleanse

Diana Perez, B.Sc. PT, M.Sc. Rehab.; Western Anatomy

Ken Allego, CMT, SOMP, Emei Qigong practitioner; the Endocrine System

Marie Josee Drouin, Cert Hatha Yoga Teacher; Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga

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Marianne Thorborg

Celina Brady

Biliana Website 2013

Biliana Kovacevic

Ken Headshot 2015

Ken Allego

Kristina Brady

Kristina Brady

Diana Perez

Diana Perez

Marie Josee Drouin

Marie Josee Drouin

Sun&Moon Yoga School Registry Mark

Sun&Moon Yoga School Registry Mark

Requirements for Completion of Program and Certification

To complete your YTT 100% presence is required for contact hours (180 hrs) and 75% success on written exams, homework completed in a timely and satisfactory manner and active participation during class. You will need to have efficiency in teaching and be able to connect well with your students.

We only accept 12 students a year into our Yoga Teacher Training program. The student is fully responsible for accommodation and meals.

~ We look forward to seeing you at Sun&Moon Yoga School! ~