Yoga Teacher Training in Columbus Indiana!
The 2017 training class is complete! We start our yoga journey in January 2018.
If you love yoga and would like to deepen your own practice or learn how to share yoga safely and effectively with others, this training is for you. The 2018 training class is full with 10 participants. Please email Lezlie if you would like to be part of the next Yoga from the Heart training class. You can be placed on the wait list to start registration for next training class.
We will meet one full weekend each month for 9 consecutive months to learn, grow and teach together. At the completion of this training program you will be eligible for national certification as a yoga teacher though Yoga Alliance (R.Y.T.-200).
- Cost of the training is $2,950 with discounts available:
- $100 bonus with early registration by November 15th, 2017.
- $100 bonus with full payment on the first night of class.
- Cash or check preferred.
- Four month payment plan is available if needed.
Fully discounted price is $2,750 or $13.75 per hour of training.
for details on the 4 month payment plan see the frequently asked questions tab.
- Personalized instruction that meets and exceeds the National Requirements for Yoga Alliance RYT-200,
- The expertise of Lead Trainer Lezlie Ward M.Ed. E-RYT, C-IAYT, RCYT, RPYT and a complement of additional highly skilled and experienced yoga instructors. Each weekend training will include guest instructors to enrich your learning experience and broaden your knowledge of Yoga.
- Yoga from the Heart Teacher Training Manual
- Personal Journal
- Guaranteed personal attention with small class size (maximum 10).
Scheduled Guest Instructors for 2018 include:
Gayle Golike E-RYT, RCYT, Applied Anatomy Specialist, owner of The Yoga Nook. teaching applied anatomy, asana, arm balances and inversions, and Yoga history.
Hunter Meyercord E-RYT, RYT-500 teaching Chakra theory and asana practice.
Sara Hess E-RYT, RYT-500, leading us in Pranayama, (Breath Practices)
Kate Connor B.S Athletic Training and Exercise Science, M.S. Therapeutic Kinesiology. E-RYT, owner of Zen Fitness, teaching business skills and strategies for yoga professionals.
Usha Hebbar M.D. Local Founder and Facilitator, Art of Living Columbus, leading us in Pranayama and Meditation
Kevin Altevogt RYT-200, RYT-500 asana, how to teach classes that balance effort and ease
Prem Poonia RYT-200, Sanskrit Coach, sharing her 15 years of knowledge and giving us the flavor of Indian culture
Shannon Clulow RYT-200, RYT-500, Asana Practice, and new teacher mentoring
We have the possibility of additional guest instructors based upon the needs and interests of this training class.
We will gather for 9 full weekends. Attendance is necessary at all weekends to graduate with Yoga Alliance eligibility. A make-up weekend will be provided if you need it for an additional $250.
Training Dates for 2018:
September 14-16 make-up weekend if needed
October 5-7 Graduation Weekend!
Make up Weekend
September 14-16 (only attend if you miss part of the required 9 monthly weekends- additional cost of $250)
Please check back later in the year if you are interested in the next Yoga from the heart teacher training. 2019 dates are not yet set.
Home Study and practice is an integral part of the Yoga from the Heart Teacher Training program (necessary for final certification). Our format of focused learning one weekend, and then taking the experience home; allows time for you to absorb all the new information and also to bring questions (and answers!) back the following month to share with the group.
We will be using these excellent and inspiring books as cornerstones for our learning. Please order them for yourself and bring them to the first meeting in January.
The Heart of Yoga, cultivating a personal practice-Revised Edition; TKV Desikachar
Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness; Erich Schiffman
30 Essential Poses, for Beginning Students and Their Teachers; Judith Lasater PT
The Runner's Yoga Book, a balanced approach to fitness; Jean Couch
Teaching Yoga: Essential Foundations and Techniques; Mark Stephens
Meditation made Easy; Lorin Roche Ph.D.
The Gifts of Imperfection, Your Guide to a whole-hearted Life; Brene Brown Ph.D. L.M.S.W.
The Radiance Sutras: 112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight; Lorin Roche Ph.D.
Meditations from the Mat, Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga; Rolf Gates and Katrina Kenison
Friday Evening 5:30-9:00
Saturday 8:00-12:00; 1:30-6:00
Sunday 8:00-12:00; 1:00-5:00
Please note that the training size is limited to 10 individuals to ensure a quality learning environment for everyone. Register Early to reserve your space. Save $100 with the Early Bird Discount- Register by November 15th
The 2018 training class is currently full in this excellent and transformative experience!
Early Bird Registration is available! To take advantage of this $100 savings, complete the application and pay the $300 Registration Fee by the early bird registration date. 2019 dates are not yet set. When Lezlie has received both of those parts, your space is reserved for the next Yoga Teacher Training. Join us!
*Additional Highly Recommended Reading (Optional-following your own areas of interest and inquiry
If we had more time, I would love to delve fully into these texts too!)
Yoga Anatomy, 2nd edition:Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews
Yoga for Transformation, Ancient teachings and practices for Healing the Body, Mind, and Heart; Gary Kraftsow
Yoga for Wellness, Healing with the timeless teachings of Viniyoga; Gary Kraftsow
Meditation Secrets for Women; discovering your passion, pleasure, and inner peace; Camille Maurine and Lorin Roche, Ph.D.
Wheels of Life, the classic guide to the chakra system; Anodea Judith Ph.D.
Yoga Sequencing, Designing Transformative Yoga Classes; Mark Stephens
Yoga Rx, A step-by-step program to Promote Health, Wellness, and Healing for Common Ailments; Larry Payne, Ph.D. and Richard Usatine, M.D.
Back Care Basics, A doctor's gentle yoga program for Back and Neck Pain Relief; Mary Pullig Schatz, M.D.
The Chakra Deck; Olivia Miller
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga; Deepak Chopra
The Miracle of Mindfulness; Thich Nhat Hahn
Yoga Anatomy; David Coulter
The Anatomy Coloring Book
For any questions please call Lezlie directly at (812) 457-1414 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your interest in Yoga from the Heart Teacher Training with Lezlie Ward.
May your Yoga Journey be deep and nourishing wherever you find your inspiration