Immersion and Teacher Training


NEW!!! Begins February 2017

“Know Yourself, Unfold Yourself”

For all yoga teachers at the 200-hour level. This Advanced 300-hour course will qualify existing 200-hour RYTs for registration at the 500-hour level with Yoga Alliance.

Deepen your personal practice and experience of the arts and techniques of yoga practice and philosophy through:

Tantric Yoga philosophy | Mythology | Alignment-Based Asana | Pranayama & Meditation | Ayurveda | Applied Psychology for Yogis | Practical Sanskrit | History of Yoga

Fortify and refine your teaching skills and presence:

Asana and Alignment Clinics | Sequencing | Class Planning | Theme Development |Voice Coaching & Languaging Skills | Observation | Verbal Adjustments | Hands-On Adjustments | Anatomy & Physiology | Applied Remedial Benefits | Branding & Business of Yoga | Special Populations | Teacher Ethics

Along with individual group mentoring, guided process and personal growth work, professional development, and electives.

Lead Trainers:
Gina Minyard
Sarah Faircloth
Marc Holzman

Livia Cohen-Shapiro
Ellen Saltonstall
Marcy Bravermen-Goldstein, PhD
Jessica Boylston-Fagonde
Dr. Camden Clay
… and other special guests!

Please read about the 200-hour Yoga Immersion & Teacher Training for more information on the premise of this training.

February 10-12, 2017: Immersion Weekend Intensive, required for participants from other schools (not BODY of LIGHT graduates)

Remaining dates, all required except for marked electives:

Mar 3-5 – Advanced Immersion – Gina Minyard
Tantric Yoga Philosophy, Study of the Shiva Sutras, Alignment-Based Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation

Mar 31-April 2 – Advanced Immersion – Sarah Faircloth
Tantric Yoga Philosophy, Hindu Mythology, Alignment- Alignment-Based Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation

*(Elective: April 28-30: Christina Sell weekend workshop)*

May 19-21: Teacher Training – Gina Minyard
With Guest Teacher Marcy Braverman-Goldstein – Sanskrit Study and the History of Yoga

June 9-11: Musculoskeletal considerations in yoga practice: Applied Anatomy and Alignment for addressing and avoiding common injuries – Ellen Saltonstall

July 28-30: Teacher Training – Gina Minyard
With Guest Teacher TBA

Aug 18-20: Brand Thyself – Jessica Boylston-Fagonde

Sept 15-17: Overview of physiology for yoga teachers and understanding common conditions – Ellen Saltonstall

Oct 6-8: Teacher Training – Gina Minyard
With Guest Teacher TBA

*(Elective: Oct 27-29: Todd Norian Weekend Workshop)*

Dec 1-3: Applied Psychology for Yogis – Livia Cohen-Shapiro


Jan 12-14:  Advanced Immersion – Marc Holzman
Ayurveda for the Yoga Teacher

Feb 2-4: Teacher Training – Gina Minyard
With Guest Teacher TBA

*(Elective: Feb 23-25: Desiree Rumbaugh Weekend Workshop)*

Mar 16-18: Teacher Training – Gina Minyard
With Guest Teacher TBA

More details for each weekend will be posted shortly. Most weekends will be Fridays 1:30pm-8pm, and Saturdays and Sundays 9:30am to 7pm (with a 2 hour lunch break).


$3,868 ($300 deposit required with application to hold your space. Space is limited)

Payment options:

1 installment of $3568 (Tuition minus the $300 deposit)

4 installments of $895= $3580

10 installments of $360 = $3600

First payment will be made by the first training day (March 3 rd , 2017), and the remaining installments evenly spread throughout the training duration, as to be set by the Yoga Collective office

This program is in process of registration with Yoga Alliance but will be soon.

Registration to open soon! Check back regularly for updates!

Interested? Complete the application below. Return to


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