Chicago Yoga Teacher Training Guide: 2019-20

Ready to sharpen your teaching skills? Or dive into your first training program? Check out this killer selection of trainings in the Chicagoland! Find your first 200-hour, scope out advanced trainings, or pin down a specialized 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.


Teaching Yoga for Parkinsons Online Training
Yoga for Parkinson’s
September 2, 2019 to December 16, 2019

Teaching Yoga for Parkinson’s Disease is a four-month online training for Yoga teachers and Yoga Therapists. It offers four pre-recorded modules and sequence videos to view at your own pace, plus four live webinars. An IAYT ADP course and eligible for YA CEUs.


200 Hour Teacher Training
Bloom Yoga Studio
September 8, 2019 to June 4, 2020

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.


200-Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training
Chi-Town Shakti Yoga + Meditation
September 8, 2019 to May 17, 2020

Chi-Town’s 200 Hour Yoga Immersion + Teacher Training program is for those interested in pursuing a deeper connection and understanding of yoga practice/philosophy. If you hope to teach, Chi-Town will prepare you to confidently share your love of yoga safely and meaningfully.


200 Hr. Teacher Training – Fall 2019 (12 Month Program)
InnerJasmine Yoga & Wellness Studio
October 4, 2019 to September 27, 2020

A program designed to introduce you to the history, mythology and philosophy of yoga as well as the “intention” behind intelligent sequencing. It is the artful yet intelligent and purposeful combination of physical postures put in an order with an intentional goal.


300 Hr. Teacher Training – Fall 2019 (12 Month Program)
InnerJasmine Yoga & Wellness Studio
October 4, 2019 to September 27, 2020

A collaborative program designed to challenge initial thoughts and open new paths in yoga. Whether its exploring the physical practices, shapes and forms. Or looking more in depth to understanding the energetic complexities of our bodies.


200-hour Yoga Teacher Training
Ganesha Yoga
January 17, 2020 to June 21, 2020

Ganesha’s training focuses on therapeutic practices and specialized teaching methods that equip you to teach students with specific conditions, those that need more personalized instruction to thrive in a yoga practice, as well as beginners and the general public.


200 Hr Teacher Training Fall 2019
Viva Prana
Dates TBD

Viva Prana’s program takes you on a journey of study and practice where you will learn about the essence of yoga on a deeper level, as well as practical applications for modern day. It is an investment in personal growth and the perfect foundation to begin teaching.


With so many amazing options, how do you know which training is the best one for you? Check out these tips. Good luck!


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