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Yoga Teacher Training 2019 

Venturing into the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is huge commitment and joyful journey! Enjoy it over the course of our 12 month program!

YTT weekends are always held the second full weekend of each month and topics are repeated year to year so feel free to jump in whenever you are ready!

Join us every 2nd Weekend of each month for our
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification.

Beginning January 12th and 13th of 2019


Weekend Schedules: 

Saturdays 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Sundays 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM 


Teacher Training at Threads includes a vast understanding of a variety of Hatha Yoga styles (such as Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Flow, Yoga Basics) to Gentle, Restorative and Yin Yoga. Our faculty holds a collective 80+ years of expertise in private practices as well as through teaching yoga, Physiology and Anatomy, Meditation, Health and Wellness, Ethics and Philosophy. 

Per Yoga Alliance requirements, Yoga Teacher Training Students will receive 200 Hours of education in areas broken down into categories:

  1. Techniques, Training and Practice (100 Hours)

  2. Teaching Methodology (25 Hours)

  3. Anatomy & Physiology (20 Hours)

  4. Yoga Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle (30 Hours)

  5. Practicum (10 Hours)

Saturdays will begin with brief discussion and include all or a combination of:

  • Public Yoga Classes (for observation, participation, assisting and possibly leading)

  • Led Class Practice (basics, ashtanga, restorative, yin, gentle, yoga flow)

  • In Class Assignment 

  • Special Faculty Lectures

  • Workshops

Sundays provide ample time to reflect on the weekend's topics and will include all or a combination of:

  • YTTs demonstrating knowledge of previously covered material or postures

  • YTTs teaching, leading through cues and assisting one another

  • Special Faculty Lectures

  • Discussion/Lecture

  • Workshop

  • Take-home Assignments due by next YTT session attended

Students will learn how to practice, demonstrate and assist all mentioned yoga styles via workshops, lectures, discussion and class participation. Ample time is geared toward learning how to incorporate what we learn into creating, leading, assisting yoga classes as well as how to build your own business and network within your community.

YTTs will complete practicum at Threads of Wellness as well as have assistance or opportunities within the community to lead yoga classes when determined ready to do so by both the YTT and Threads of Wellness faculty. 


Faculty Includes: Gregory P. Brennan, D.C. Chiropractic Physician

Ginny Walters, E-RYT 500, YACEP
Christy Samms, PC Masters in Professional Counseling
Char Kennedy, Licensed Massage Therapist
Bethany Springer, Certified 200 Hr Yoga Teacher
Carrie Brindza, RYT 200
Tanna Torkelson, RD, LD, E-RYT 200, YACEP


Our YTT program is certified by the Yoga Alliance. Completion of the full 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training program provides eligibility for 200Hr RYT (200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance.

Full Price Investment: $2600

An investment of $2600 can be made any time before attending your first session.

Pay-As-You-Go: $250 per YTT Weekend Attended

Make payment for each individual weekend you attend. Each payment is required prior to attendance. 

  • 12 Installments of $250, totalling $3000  



Please read:

  • Although life brings us many untimely struggles, students are expected to be on time and present at each scheduled session. To be tardy or absent for any session puts a burden on others.

  • There is one 14 hour weekend session that will be scheduled for "make up" hours per every 6 months. This is a catch-all time frame for those that may have missed a chunk of a weekend, were late for a session or for those that wish to get in more time practicing with one another. These will be led by Tanna Torkelson, Lead Trainer for YTT at Threads of Wellness.

Getting the most out of each session:

  • Attending each scheduled session, consecutively and having any homework completed on time (such as reading, short writing assignments and/or typed/written sequences that may be assigned.

  • Arriving before start time for each session. Arriving before class time, well rested, well nourished and ready to be active and alert for the duration of each session will ensure the most pleasant experience. YTT weekends have been coined as "brutal" on the body as much work is done to learn postures individually and use our own bodies to demonstrate for other YTTs resulting in long held postures leading to fatigue, muscle soreness, etc. 

  • To the previously mentioned point: Bringing snacks, drinks, packing a cooler of mini-meals, etc as sessions will not always break for a time to eat.


*REFUND DETAILS* By making your first or total payment, you reserve your space for YTT. Refunds are not granted to YTT Students once they have begun participation in YTT.

To set up a payment schedule, please reach out to Tanna Torkelson 440-839-6199 or make your payment below.

YTT Students assume responsibility for making up any missed hours from YTT to standards agreed upon by Threads of Wellness and the Yoga Alliance. Although this is NOT preferred and pushes off your 200 Hour Certification Completion and Certificate, this can be done within 2 years of beginning YTT at Threads of Wellness. 


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