2019 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in North Brunswick or Kingston (location undecided)

Feb 22-24, Mar 1-3, 29-31, April 5-7, May 3-5, 17-19, June 7-9, July 12-14, Aug 2-4

200 Hours SAY Yoga Teacher Training

200 Hours SAY Yoga Teacher Training

100 Hr Basic YogaTherapeutic Certification  Training – 200 Hour TT plus an additional 100 hours

300 Hours SAY Yoga Teacher Training Advanced

200 Hour SAY Yoga Teacher Training

The first part of the program takes you deeper in your practice. Each weekend will consist of biomechanical principles, asana (poses), pranayama (breathing), meditation & philosophy. As you continue, not only will you feel empowered in your own practice, you will also learn how to share your skills and enthusiasm with others. Learn how to teach yoga to various populations. You will learn to inspire students, to use effective language, sequence classes for different levels, perform hands on adjustments.
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The Program

I started this program because I wanted well qualified teachers at SAY. What I found when I was hiring teachers, was that the level of training varied greatly among 200 Hour Programs. I wanted teachers to be comfortable teaching a variety of classes to any population. I started a program with the focus on safety, alignment and ability to create positive energy. The program is founded in traditional yoga styles that are relevant in today’s society. Yoga has been around for 5000 years because of it’s benefits. However, I wouldn’t want you to just accept that it works. We explore different styles and the reasons that they work so well. We explore the physical and energetic properties of sequencing a class so that the students gain maximum benefits -physically, mentally and spiritually.You will learn how to teach classes for special populations: Prenatal, Children, Restorative Yoga, Chair Yoga and more.

Why do this program?

This program allows you to progress naturally through different stages. Some shorter programs, do not allow for growth, learning and processing information. Most people who go through this program cannot believe how quickly the time passes. There is no rush in yoga. There are some poses and breathing techniques that require a continuous practice over a period of time before advancing to the next step. We like to honor that time. This program allows you to deepen your own practice before focusing on teaching others. Having your own practice is an important part of teaching. I remember thinking that I just wanted to get my certification so I could teach. I understand that is a common thought. Programs are expensive and do take time and commitment. At the end of the program, you want to be able to feel confident with your practice, knowledge and teaching skills. It is not just about getting certified. It’s about taking the journey and learning every step of the way. You want to walk away with a learning experience that gives you the confidence to share your knowledge with others. This program allows you to advance your education at Inner Light Yoga Center. You must complete the 200 hour training at ILYC in order to do our Basic Yoga Therapeutic Certification (BYTC)* (an additional 100 hours with Dr. Tarra J. Madore). You can also do our advanced 300 hour teacher training program. This will give 500 hours through Yoga Alliance.Please note that the BYTC is not recognized through Yoga Alliance. However, ILYC is a RYS at the 200 and 300 hour levels.

Dates 2018-2019: September 21-23, October 5-7 and 19-21, November 2-4 ,November 30 -December 2, January 11-13,February 8-10,March 1-3 and 29-31, April 5

Time: Each weekend the classes meet: Friday 6-9:30pm, Saturday 8am-5:30pm, Sunday 8am-5pm (one hour lunch on Sat. and Sun)

Tuition: Teacher Training Paid in Full by August 15: $2995. After August 15, 2018: $3195

Payment Plans Available:$1700 paid Sept 1 and Dec 15  Paid per weekend $385 (all weekends need to be paid in full for completion)

Register for Full 200 Hour Teacher Training: Application and $200 Deposit to be applied to Tuition

Being a part of our TTP allows you to take unlimited yoga classes during the training

Leslie Freyberg

Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Leslie Dillingham Freyberg came to Yoga from twenty years in the dance and theater profession. While a member of the Jean Erdman Dance Theater, she met Ms. Erdman’s husband, the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. It was through Campbell’s seminars on the mythology of India that Leslie received her first exposure to Sanskrit, the language of sacred sound, ancient Indian texts, and of Yoga.

Years later, Leslie met the late Mary Dunn, her first yoga teacher, and embarked on her study of yoga as
disseminated by Shri B.K.S. Iyengar.

Leslie has studied Sanskrit extensively with Vyaas Houston (director of the American Sanskrit Institute), Edwin Bryant, John Campbell, Manorama, and Dr. Ram Sharma of the Yoga Societies of San Francisco and New York. It was while attending Yoga retreats with acclaimed Iyengar Yoga teacher Patricia Walden that Leslie, through Walden’s inspiration and guidance, began to develop chanting sessions with fellow participants. The chanting of Sanskrit mantras proved to add an enriching dimension to the Yoga practice. More Information

Sharon Einiger

Sharon is LPC, LCADC, CDP and a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug
Counselor and Co-Existing Disorders Professional with over 25 years experience in the counseling field. She has worked with individuals, groups, families and couples; children, adolescents and adults; in schools, hospitals, inpatient and outpatient; and currently manages her own private practice in Piscataway, NJ.

She has been practicing yoga for the past 15 years, and recently completed a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training program at Inner Light Yoga Center in North Brunswick, NJ. She is a strong proponent of the benefits of yoga, and incorporates yoga techniques in her work with clients whenever possible. By far, her greatest accomplishment has been raising two children who challenge her and bring her joy, and who have also experienced the many gifts of yoga.