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200 RYT Summer Intensive Yoga Teacher/Leadership Program - The Empowered Voice  
July 20th-July 29th

Program Promise:

This program is a comprehensive study of yoga both on and off the mat. You will gain an understanding of the art and mastery of the physical practice as well as the foundation of who you are through an in depth study of yoga history/philosophy and how it relates to your present day life.  You will learn tools to become a Leader in every part of your life and how to guide people both on and off their mats to be the best possible version of who they can be.

Who Should Attend This Program:

This program is for EVERY BODY. The program is designed for anyone who is interested in taking their understanding of yoga both on and off the mat to the next level. If you are interested in becoming a teacher, this program will give you the tools to create and lead classes and programs in all disciplines of yoga.   On a personal level, this program will help you to uncover and discover things about your physical practice and emotional body.  The program will be interactive with the real-time classes at SPY. Students will be assisting and teaching during various times. The program is by acceptance only.  

Why Should you Attend this Program:

Simply Power Yoga has trained over 150 teachers and over 90% of them are actively creating, teaching and leading classes/programs in the Cincinnati Area or other surrounding areas. 

Program Results:

  • Tools to lead, sequence and create a 60 & 75 minutes of all levels of yoga classes
  • Understanding of Yoga Philosophies and History
  • Anatomy and physiology for yoga postures
  • The Subtle Body (Chakras)
  • Prayanama Workshop and Training
  • Yin and restorative training 
  • Skills for guided Meditation classes
  • Understanding hands on teaching with physical assists

Program Dates and Times:  July 20th-29th 2018 

  • Pre-work: Completion of reading and essays 
  • Program begins Friday July 20th at 6:00pm and ends Sunday July 29th at 9:00pm. 

Requirements for RYT Certification

  • 200 RYT Hours will also include essays, written exam, teaching evaluation, workshop evaluation and community service.
  • Certification will be issued once program and community service hours are complete, all essays are turned in and presentations and live class evaluations are complete.
  • Students have up to 4 months after last weekend of program to complete missed assignments, practice hours and program hours. If attending from out of town, documented practice and community service hours are required. 

Practice Sessions:

  • All practice teaching/discussion sessions are non-heated.
  • You will attend one heated class per day


  • Cost $2,400; Early Bird Special $2,150 if paid in full by July 19th.  
  • A deposit of $300 is due within 7 days of acceptance
  • Payment Plans Available for full cost of program
  • Unlimited Yoga during Teacher Training
  • 100% attendance is required.
  • Once accepted and payment is received, no refunds. A studio credit will be issued for another Teacher Training Program and has to be used within 2 years. 

Teachers and Guest Speakers:

  • Heidi Fricke, Lead Facilitator - Primary E-RYT, 500 E-RYT
  • Juli Heemer, Co-Facilitator; Lead Asana Teacher, ERYT 200
  • Herman Ranpuria, Yoga History and Philosophy
  • Linda Furlong - Yin and Restorative Practices

For information regarding application  please email Juli@simplyPowerYoga.com

Program Modules

Required Pre-work - 4 weeks prior to the start of the on-site 10 day intensive, you will be required to complete essays and required course work.

  • 1 team conference calls with Juli Heemer to gain and understanding of the flow and practice teaching
  • 1 team conference calls with Heidi Fricke to build a foundation for the program
  • Homework assignments on History and Philosophy based on the book Heart of Yoga, The Bhagavad Gita and  Patanjali's Yoga-Sutra.
  • 4 written essays 

Module 1: Your Voice 

  • The Authentic Self (Role of Student and Teacher)
  • Yoga Philosophy and History
  • Anatomy of True North Alignment
  • Breakdown of Physical Flow and Practice Teaching

Module 2: Alignment Principles

  • Listening
  • Meditation Workshop
  • Yoga Philosophy and History
  • Breakdown of Physical Flow and Practice Teaching

Module 3: New Way of Being

  • Empowered Voice 
  • Community Out Reach
  • Yin/Restorative Workshop
  • Breakdown of Phyiscal Flow and Practice Teaching

Module 4: Open Your Heart

  • The Source of the Practice
  • Breath Workshop/Training
  • Chakras and True North Alignment
  • Breakdown of Phyiscal Flow and Practice Teaching

Module 5: You Are Ready Now

  • The Power of Being a Yes
  • Foundations of Inversions/Arm Balances
  • Assisting Workshop 
  • Breakdown of Physical Flow and Practice Teaching

Module 6: Graduation

  • Creating and Leading Workshops
  • Live Classes
  • Evaluations

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