2018/19 Yoga Teacher Training Guide – Chicago

Are you ready to add to your yoga teaching skills?  Or delve into your first training with a 200 hour program?  Check out our mix of offerings in the Greater Chicago area below.  Find your first 200-hour yoga training, an advanced training, or a specialized yoga teacher training to suit your needs.

Not sure what type of teacher training is best suited for you?  Read about different types of yoga teacher trainings here.


IPATH® Restorative Yoga 50hr Online YTT
Ongoing Enrollment

Teachers learn the fascial “go to” sequence that is necessary to heal your community. This practice promises to eliminate back/body pain and restore a better life. Adaptive for private/group/and workshops. Great for all teachers and Restorative/Yin teachers learn techniques that will expand their current community base.


Brain Disorders and Yoga
August 12, 2018 to August 13, 2018

This unique workshop offers a full curriculum and 11.75 contact hours of yoga alliance CE . Curriculum consists of brain anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and neurology of common brain disorders and learn how yoga postures, breathing and mindfulness can be targeted to brain pathways to treat various brain disorders.



200 Hr. 6-Month Teacher Training
September 7, 2018 to February 24, 2019

Sequencing is a lot like choreographing. It is the artful, intelligent and purposeful combination of physical postures put in an order with an intentional goal. There is no one way to sequence a class into a peak pose but there are more efficient and intelligent ways to organize the poses.


200 Hr. Teacher Training (12 month track)
Inner Jasmine
September 7, 2018 to August 2019

Sequencing is a lot like choreographing. It is the artful, intelligent and purposeful combination of physical postures put in an order with an intentional goal. There is no one way to sequence a class into a peak pose but there are more efficient and intelligent ways to organize the poses.


200 Hour Teacher Training Over 9 Months
Bloom Yoga Studio
September 9, 2018 to June 2, 2019

Don’t take our word for it, read grad reviews on Yoga Alliance! Whether you’re looking to teach or simply want a more meaningful experience in your personal practice, Bloom’s well-respected training will empower you to understand the depth of the yoga tradition, individualize the practice, and skillfully share it with others.


200hr Vinyasa Teacher Training
Black Cat Yoga
September 10, 2018 to January 20, 2019

Learn to craft powerful vinyasa sequences, lead a room and guide students on their physical & emotional journey into yoga. Training to be a teacher means becoming a change agent and a guide. Wherever your yoga practice takes you, you’ll develop skills to be a better, more connected individual. Join us.



Teaching Yoga for Parkinson’s
Theresa Conroy Yoga Therapy
September 10, 2018 to December 24, 2018

This comprehensive, 4-month online certification focuses on teaching yoga to clients with Parkinson’s Disease. Learn from an expert in the field–Certified Yoga Therapist Theresa Conroy–to create a powerful niche and welcome any student into your classes. Recorded and live online webinars.


200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Freedom Yoga Center
September 14, 2018 to January 13, 2019

Share the infinite benefits yoga has to offer. Freedom Yoga’s 200 hour RYT is a Yoga Alliance-certified program that encourages and challenges trainees to find self-empowerment in their lives. This comprehensive training explores Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Yin and Restorative styles of yoga.


Prairie Yoga 200 TT
The Yoga Shop
September 15, 2018 to May 19, 2019

The Premier 200 TT in the nation comes to the Northside of Chicago. The most rigorous and comprehensive Yoga Training anywhere. Course runs one weekend per month for 9 months; coursework can be completed in 18 months for Certificate.



Practice Everywhere 200hr Vinyasa YTT
Twisted Tree Yoga
September 20, 2018 to December 16, 2018

This curriculum explores both the method & theory of vinyasa yoga as moving meditation. Take a modern approach to yoga asana, learning the body from both the principles exercise science as well as the ancient understanding of subtle anatomy. Training is strictly limited to 10.



Tula YTT: Practice Deeply, Teach Authentically
Tula Yoga Studio
October 3, 2018 to March 30, 2019

Join Tula Yoga Studio’s experienced team of teachers as they offer you one of the most comprehensive, unique and creative yoga teacher training programs out there. Each teacher is able to draw from their various experiences, years of education and differing backgrounds & perspectives to offer you a training that will allow you to truly find your own unique yoga path.


Brain Longevity® Therapy Training
Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation
October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018

You can become part of the movement towards healthy aging and Alzheimer’s prevention through this highly informative three-day session. This certification training is perfectly suited for yoga teachers and therapists and healthcare providers to enhance your practice and/or class instruction.



200-Hour Power Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
Eb & Flow Yoga Studio
October 12, 2018 to April 14, 2019

Transform your practice. Transform You! Eb & flow Yoga Studio is the ONLY teacher training program in Chicago grounded in both Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga and Yin Yoga Methodology. You will come out of this 7-month training with the foundational knowledge needed to teach both styles!


250-hour Foundational Teacher Training
Tejas Yoga
March 23, 2019 to March 2020

This one-year immersion is designed to establish a foundation in yoga, ayurveda, and tantra. Our philosophy is that each person is meant to teach from their experience, and our goal is to help discover and strengthen each student’s teacher within.


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