FOUNDATION: 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Cultivate your purpose, Deepen your practice, Advance your career and community…Learn how to teach yoga!

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 School 608 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. In-full: $3,000

  2. 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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