2018/19 Yoga Teacher Training Guide – Greater DC Area

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 DMV (Washington DC, Virginia & Maryland 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 Teacher Training
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.


Teaching Yoga to Children with Special Needs
Circle Yoga
August 3, 2018 to August 5, 2018

This program is appropriate for yoga teachers and for parents, classroom teachers, and therapists with a personal yoga practice who are interested in sharing the gift of yoga with children. You will learn all you need to know about creating inclusive yoga classes for children ages 3-12 and much more.



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.



50-Hour Restorative Teacher Training
Shaw Yoga
September 8, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Combining yoga asana and the science of relaxation, restorative yoga helps bring the body into the kind of rest where the body’s long term building projects function and bring the body back into balance. Learn poses that facilitate deep relaxation, as well as how and why they work.




Holistic Yoga Therapy
PIES Fitness Yoga Studio
September 9, 2018 to February 17, 2019

PIES Holistic YTT 200-Hour, based on the Hatha lineage, is led by C-IAYT Marsha D. Banks-Harold with over 2000-hours of training in yoga and comprehensive yoga therapy, including yoga for special needs and special populations. A skilled support staff each bring a different focus including, adaptive, therapeutic, restorative, and yin.


300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training
Bhagavata-Sevaya School of Yoga
September 14, 2018 to April 28, 2019

With Hari-kirtana das and Ashley Litecky Elenbaas at Sky House Yoga in Silver Spring, MD. Includes Advanced Yoga Philosophy, Physical and Energetic Anatomy, Asana Sequence Design, Pranayama, Meditation, Ayurveda, and more. This advanced training also includes a 7-day retreat in the beautiful hills of West Virginia.




200HR Yoga Teacher Training
Beloved Yoga
September 15, 2018 to March 10, 2019

Beloved Yoga’s 200HR Yoga Alliance certified training provides a safe, nurturing, and creative environment in which to grow and deepen your practice and cultivate the skills of a teacher. The program meets two weekends a month for seven months, and includes one-on-one mentoring.



200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
East Meets West Yoga Center
September 15, 2018 to August 18, 2019

East Meets West Yoga Center is proud to host a teacher training program taught by The Health Advantage Yoga Center. This program is for experienced students who are interested in learning to teach yoga.



Yin Yoga Teacher Training
Radiance Yoga
September 22, 2018 to November 18, 2018

This 48 hour Yoga Alliance certified training led by Yael Flusberg will teach you the benefits of yin yoga and how it will systematically work every part of the human body, specifically focusing on the connective tissues of the body.



200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Grace Studios
September 22, 2018 to March 3, 2019

Grace Studios’ yoga teacher training is a comprehensive, experiential and compassionate program that will provide aspiring teachers and inquisitive students with a solid framework to grow as a yoga teacher or to continue to deepen an existing practice. Step into your personal power and join Grace for this fun, supportive, and transformative training!



Rest for All: Restorative Yoga Teacher Training
Tara Lemerise Yoga
September 22-29 and November 3, 4, 10, 2018

Learn the tools you need to teach restorative yoga with confidence and ease, both in a group setting and to one-on-one clients. This comprehensive 12-hour training covers everyhing from when and how to use props, to working with injuries.


200 Hour Flow Teacher Training
Radiance Yoga
September 28, 2018 to March 10, 2019

Led by two Radiance senior teachers, Jess Purtell and Angelina Fox, this experiential YA certified training will give you a strong foundation and understanding of what it means to truly “teach from your heart.” In addition to learning how to teach yoga classes you will embark on a personal journey to discover your voice, deepen your practice and cultivate your inner wisdom.



200 Hour Teacher Training
October 5, 2018 to January 27, 2019

Whether you are interested in learning about the art of teaching yoga or would like to deepen your own practice, extendYoga’s 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training Program will prepare you to empower yourself and others on the path of self-transformation.


Level I Kundalini YTT as taught by Yogi Bhajan®
Raj Yoga Center
October 5, 2018 to June 2, 2019

Raj Yoga of Sterling VA offers you the joy of learning the principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga, awakening  your awareness and creative potential and teaching others! This 220-hour program is for beginners, experienced and anyone wanting to develop their skills. Enroll Today!


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 Yoga Teacher Training
Blue Heron Wellness
October 26, 2018 to June 2, 2019

Training includes lecture, on-the-mat practice, hands on experience, group discussions and interactive activities. Claudia, the training director, began her yoga training in 1984 at Yoga Works. She studied with some of today’s top teachers, (Rod Stryker, Eric Shiffman) as well as Pattabi Jois.





KRI Level 1 Kundalini Teacher Training
Radiance Yoga


January 12, 2019 to June 2, 2019

Based on the science of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan, this KRI Level 1 training is about more than learning how to teach yoga classes. It’s about learning to explore your creative potential.




200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Circle Yoga
January 18, 2019 to December 8, 2019

Join Circle Yoga’s Teacher Training and spend a full year deepening your love of yoga and learning to share it with others. Take the time to dive into the fundamental principles of asana, philosophy, anatomy, and more. You’ll work with a diverse team of passionate, experienced teachers and a supportive group of fellow trainees.


200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Shaw Yoga
January 19, 2019 to April 14, 2019

The expertise, variety, understanding, and community of our training will help illuminate why your yoga practice already brings you fulfillment, and open your perspective to the new opportunities deeper yoga study could offer. Primary focus is on anatomy, alignment, and philosophy, and developing an authentic teaching style and purpose.


300HR Advanced TT & Therapeutics
Beloved Yoga
February 23, 2019 to December 8, 2019

Refine your teaching tools, advance your personal practice, gain confidence working with individuals, share the therapeutic uses of yoga, and become a well-rounded yoga professional. Beloved Yoga’s 300HR Advanced Teacher Training offers personalized mentorship, high-quality instruction, and a unique community of seekers.

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