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Level 1: Foundation

Whether you have been contemplating a teacher training for a while or simply interested in taking the first small step toward exploring alternative career opportunities, this training allows you to gain confidence, clarity and move forward in your practice while building relationships with like-minded practitioners in a constructive training setting.

This module includes correctly demonstrating asanas, hands on assisting in fluid vinyasa, effective verbalizing skills and pacing and how to correctly teach ujjayi breathing and guide a short meditation.

The Level 1 program is a two day intensive is a pre-requisite from which a student can successfully explore the remaining modules of the studio's 200 hour teacher training program.


Level 1 includes:


  • Supportive environment to build your confidence as a yoga teacher

  • How to lead a basic Sun Salutation A & B for intermediate students

  • Effective demonstrating of foundational asanas

  • Foundational principles to effective Hands on Assists

  • Feedback and guidance

  • Hands on Assists - Sun Salutation A & B

  • Exploring your intention and direction with your personal practice

  • How to teach effective yogic breathing: Ujjayi for essential health

  • An introduction to the Five Elements & the Five Movements of Prana

  • How to utilize the energetics of music and other environmental factors of a class

  • Practice teaching and personal journal writing



Cost:  $365 

Applications payment in full in order to be accepted

Space is limited.

Anyone not accepted into the program will have the full amount refunded.






Training Schedule:

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Make up sessions are available at an added cost which will be assessed depending on the amount of time needed.  Text book costs are not included in the fee. If you are interested please contact us at teachertraining@thestudiodc.com


After Graduation:

Upon completion of the full 200 Hour training program graduates will have the opportunity to participate in our innovative and nurturing Teacher Development Program:

  • Blossoming Teacher Classes

  • Teaching Assistant Program

  • Teacher Empowerment Group
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The Studio DC

Dupont Circle: 1710 Connecticut Ave NW

Adams Morgan: 2469 18th St NW

202.518.YOGA (9642)