August 23, 24 & 25
September 6, 7 & 8
September 20, 21 & 22
October 4, 5 & 6
October 18, 19 & 20
November 1 & 3
November 15 & 17
December 6 & 8
December 13 & 14
January 10 & 11, 2025

Fridays: 5pm-10pm
Saturdays: 8am-12pm
Sundays: 8am-6pm
*Some Thursday evening 2-hour sessions will be included
*These above times are approximate and may vary slightly
*Some training may occur online, and a majority of this program will be held in person in the Downtown and Old Metairie studios.

Free To Be Power Yoga's 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training program is a transformative program designed to create space for action in your life and in your community! Through this program you will develop the tools you need to become a yoga teacher and leader: inspiring change, cultivating greatness and being of service to your community and beyond. Whether you are a yoga student inspired to teach, a teacher ready to empower, or a new yogi excited to breakthrough into a life you love, join us this Fall for a powerful training!

You will receive the required training needed to apply for Registered Yoga Teacher status (RYT 200) with Yoga Alliance. Here is what you will study in the training:
  • ● The history of Yoga, Yoga ethics and Yoga philosophy
  • Yoga4SocialJustice™ with Dr. Valin S. Jordan
  • ● Powerful sequence and methodology based on Baptiste Yoga's "Journey Into Power"
  • ● Detailed yoga anatomy and physiology training with Dr. Trish Corley
  • ● General principles of alignment and modifications for every BODY
  • ● The powerful art of hands-on assisting
  • ● Real time teaching and live feedback/coaching
  • ● Business of yoga
  • ● Communication, public speaking & presentation skills
  • ● Vision & Goal-Setting

    $3300 *Early Bird (if paid in full by July 1, 2024)
    $3600 (after July 1, 2024)
    *Payment plans are available. Contact us for details: zoe@freetobepoweryoga.com

    *A non-refundable deposit of $500 is due to apply. This deposit will be applied to the total cost of the program. All fees are non-refundable. Credit toward future Free To Be teacher trainings will be given (including $500 application deposit) for cancellations at least 7 days prior to the start of the program. 100% refund will be given if Free To Be Power Yoga cancels the program for any reason.

    At Free To Be Power Yoga, we are committed to making our studios, teacher trainings and the wider yoga community welcoming for everyone. Keeping in line with one of Free To Be’s Core Values of Belonging, we want to ensure all people can experience a welcoming environment, see themselves represented and have equal access to yoga. In order to support this progress, Free To Be has created a scholarship intended to support Black, Indigenous and People of Color toward becoming 200 hour certified yoga instructors. We believe that if we are not intentionally including, we could unintentionally be excluding.

    This scholarship is intended for those who:
    • Self-identify as Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color
    • Have a desire to teach yoga
    • Are able to attend all dates of the training

    Application closed: Decision made June 15, 2024.
    Deadline for submission: June 1, 2024.

  • ● Unlimited yoga classes at Free To Be Power Yoga Old Metairie, Downtown and Free To Be Everywhere On-Demand from the start date to the end date of the Teacher Training.
  • ● Learning to teach yoga from your own personal vitality and authenticity.
  • ● Confidence in communication, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • ● Personalized support with one-on-one mentoring from the program's facilitators throughout the training. We are here for your growth and learning to create a customized training that will challenge, inspire and provide you with an unmessable foundation to achieve your goals for this training and for your life.
  • ● Life-changing experience with an out of the box result for your life! With a whole lot of sweat, work, laughter and joy.
  • ● 15% off Free To Be branded apparel during training weekends.
  • ● 15% off Free To Be Workshops during the length of the training.

    The following required readings (please borrow or purchase these books prior to the start of your training):
    ● Journey Into Power by Baron Baptiste
    ● The Yamas & Niyamas by Deborah Adele
    ● The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali (translation by Sri Swami Satchidananda)
    ● The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
    ● Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long
    ● The Bhagavad Gita

  • ● 100% attendance is required. Certification will not be granted if 100% attendance has not been achieved.
  • ● Students must come fully prepared for each training session.
  • ● Students are asked to bring meals, extra clothing and all that they need for the entire process.
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