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FOUNDATION: A 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Cultivate your purpose, Deepen your practice, Advance your career and community.

Learn how to teach yoga!

FOUNDATION is a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Offered at Breathing Room Yoga School608 2nd Ave. SE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Facilitated by Sarah Driscoll & Kate Connell

Yoga Alliance Certified

Every other weekend August through November

Aug. 9, 10, 11 &  23, 24, 25

Sep. 6, 7,8, & 20, 21, 22

Oct. 4, 5, 6 & 18, 19, 20

Nov. 1, 2, 3 & 15,16,17 & 22, 23, 24

Friday nights 6-9pm, Saturdays 9-9, Sundays 9-6pm

Learn to share the practice you love through an unparalleled 200 hour yoga teacher training experience in Eastern Iowa’s corridor. FOUNDATION is where you begin --  it’s the strong and connected environment to look inward and intentionally reach out.

Sarah and Kate bring their experience as practitioners, teachers, and yoga-minded business owners to this small group training. Our well-rounded, experiential curriculum includes benchmarks that honor your independent (and collective) journey as a yogi, yoga teacher, and yoga influencer in your community so no matter what your goals are when you start, you’ll find a personalized result that deepens your love for yoga.

What you’ll take away from Foundation: A 200 Hour Teacher Training:

  • Essential knowledge of anatomy, terminology, and physiology of yoga

  • Hours of hands on teaching with individual and collective feedback

  • The foundation of teaching yoga including the basics of pranayama (breathing), asana (postures), and dharana (meditation)

  • Smart sequencing and the basics of designing a practice that balances the body

  • How to assess individual needs through observing students while they practice

  • Expert use of supportive and concise cueing and inclusive language

  • How to modify your group and individual teaching for all bodies

  • Training on how to lead trauma informed yoga practices

  • Use of voice, mantra, and impact of words

  • How to develop and teach workshops and ways to identify your teaching mission

  • The art of teaching individualized yoga

  • Exploration of the subtle bodies including chakras, koshas, bandhas and mudras

  • Introduction to the history of yoga through yoga philosophy including yamas, niyamas, the sutras, and 8 limbs of yoga

  • Establishment of healthy boundaries and ethics when sharing and teaching yoga

  • Discussions about the yoga of social justice, inclusion, racism and cultural appropriation

  • Access to unlimited free group classes at Breathing Room Yoga for the duration of the training

  • Ways to deepen your personal practice and commit to a consistent sadhana

  • Exploration of your individual intentions, passion and impact through practice and community sharing

  • The business of yoga including: branding yourself, marketing your teachings, establishing fees, and designing your business plan

  • Identification of ways to collaborate, offer yoga as service, and discover community offerings

  • A lifelong network of friends, cheerleaders, and a vibrant community of supportive yoga teachers

The training site is accessible. All students are welcome to apply.  

Financial Investment & Payment Plan Options

  1. Early bird: by May 31st $2,600

  2. In-full: June 1 & later $3,000

  3. Payment plan: over 6 months by June 1 $3,500

Non-refundable down-payment to save spot: $550 (can be applied to another training)  
Auto-deposit 6 month payment plan:

June 1 Payment 1: $750

$550 the 1st of each month through November 1st.  

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