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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program


We are always accepting applications for the upcoming 200 Hour YTT Cohort.

Interested students are encouraged to apply and register as soon as possible because space is limited.

Your Lead Trainers

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Sue (Greenwood) Nesler, M.S., M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, NCC, PLCP

Sue is a yoga teacher and yoga therapist who has 20 years of experience teaching Hatha Yoga classes and therapeutic classes to a variety of students.

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Robin Drury, E-RYT 500

Robin received her 200 Hour RYT from YogaFit and her continuing yoga education is in yoga therapy. Robin assists Sue in teaching the Techniques Training portions of the program including Vinyasa and Restorative Yoga.

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Sara McNeil, RYT 500

Sara received her trainging at Yoga East and now teaches the Yoga Humanities portion of the 200 Hour program and assists in teaching Subtle Body, Pranayama, and Meditation Techniques.

About Our Program

      The Yoga East Healing Arts 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program blends the ancient philosophy of yoga science with the art of teacahing yoga as a contemporary transformational practice of self care and health and wellness.​ This program explores Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, and Restorative Yoga. 

      Our program is approved by Yoga Alliance and meets their standards for certification. However, teacher certification is no longer the only option in our program. We now offer the "Deeper" track to those who wish to deepen their practice and understanding of the yoga tradition without the requirements aligned with becoming a teacher.

  • Program Format: The program begins each January and follows a flexible schedule which will include a combination of weeknights and weekends for 6 months. 4 Studio Classes per month are included in the price of the program and are required as part of the program contact hours. Previously, all who completed our program became certified yoga teachers. We are now offering two overlapping tracks: the "Teacher" track and the "Deeper" track.

  • Course Costs: This fee covers the cost of the program, 4 studio classes per month, a comprehensive manual, and the Asana textbook. The purchase of supplemental books may be required at an additional cost.
    "Teacher" Track - $2,350.00*
    "Deeper" Track - $1,850.00*

    *A non-refundable deposit of $600 is due at the time of registration and will be put towards the total fee.


Techniques Training/Practice
75 contact hours

Includes asanas, pranayama, subtle body, and meditation.


Professional Essentials

50 contact hours

Includes principles of demonstration, observation, assisting, instruction, teaching styles, and the business of yoga.


Anatomy and Physiology

30 contact hours

Includes human physical anatomy and physiology taught through both practical and experiential methods. Includes biomechanics, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.


Yoga Humanities

30 contact hours

Includes the history of yoga, the Hatha Yoga tradition, yoga philosophy, lifestyle, and ethics for yoga teachers.



10 contact hours

Includes practice teaching, giving and receiving feedback, and assisting students while others teach.


Elective Hours

12 contact hours

Includes the options of studying Ayurveda and/or Yoga and Sound

"Deeper" Track Details

The "Deeper" track elimintaes teaching modalities and practice teaching. The remainder of the 200 hours will be filled with a selection of supplementary assignments to fit the individual goals of the student.

Join Our Next Cohort!

To be considered for the Yoga East Healing Arts Registered Yoga School, you must have at least 6 months of regular yoga practice, one reference, and a completed registration form, which you can access by clicking the button below. Once these prerequisites have been met, our prgram director will contact you to make your $600 deposit and reserve your space. We begin taking deposits the November prior to the program start.

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