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
Early bird: by May 31st $2,600
In-full: June 1 & later $3,000
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.