Yoga Teacher Training
Join us for an
information session on Tuesday, June 13th at 7:30 pm - 8:30
pm for our upcoming certification course starting September
You can also set up a private consultation at a time
that works for you. call us at 905-281-3737 or email at
Training Certification Course
Teacher training course is a 230 hour Certification course
taught in the Hatha Yoga tradition. Holistic Bodyworx is a
registered school with the Yoga Alliance. The Yoga Alliance
is the largest Yoga standardization registrar in North
America. Holistic BodyWorx has been a registered School with
the Yoga Alliance since 2005 and has taught close to 30
Certification courses since that time.
of our course is to teach you to become a dynamic teacher
while at the same time providing the opportunity to explore
and discover the power within yourself both as a teacher and
as an individual.
We keep our course size very small to ensure a great teacher
to student ratio. We limit our class to 12 students,
although you may be in a class of as little as 6 students.
We feel that your experience and education will be vastly
enhanced by having hands on instruction at all times. Come
learn in a way that will prepare you to teach Yoga at the
highest level. You owe it yourself and your future students.
Techniques and practicum – 115 hours
Teaching Methodology – 44 hours
Anatomy and physiology – 30 hours
Philosophy – 34 hours
note there will be 180 in class hours.
The difference will be non contact (out of class) hours.
BodyWorx Yoga teacher training certification course
blends traditional teachings with the modern science of
Yoga. In the course you will learn the following:
Introduction & Meaning of yoga, Importance of yoga in
our daily life.
Introduction to different types of yoga: Raj-yoga,
Ashtanga yoga, Bhakti yoga, Karma yoga, Jnana yoga ,
Mantra yoga, Hatha yoga etc.
Introduction of some prominent yogis e.g. Maharishi
Importance & way of meditation i.e. Chakras, Kundalini,
Prana, , five states of Chitta, Five modifications of
Knowledge of Samadhi
Introduction & Importance of health prevention &
protection of health through yoga
Cure of common disease through yoga
Importance, technique & benefits of Shat-Karma (
Anatomy & Physiology & Its Application to Yoga
Movement principles and inner wisdom of the body
Bodily systems & their relative pathologies, including:
Skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, circulatory,
respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive and
immune/lymphatic systems - including the inner wisdom of
Feeling the body (sensation) from the inside out
Preventing yoga injuries…pain vs. discomfort &
health conditions & therapeutic application of poses
Physiology of Yoga
Pranic / Energetic Anatomy
Energy centers / chakras, nadis,
5 Tattwas (elements and the 5 Maya Koshas
(layers/sheaths of the self)
Exercises / practices to deepen & internalize our pranic
/ energetic anatomy
Controlling energy - use of bandhas, mudras (sacred
symbols), pranayama and kriyas (to put into action)
The Philosophy of Yoga
The foundations of yoga philosophy - ancient texts
including: Patanjali's Yoga Sutras - the eight limbs,
Bhagavad Gita, Hatha Yoga Pradapika .The Ethics in yoga
philosophy, Professional ethics in business, teaching
and life, Yogic lifestyle - yoga as a way of life.
Learn more than 130 asanas (bodily postures)
Pranayama - Various techniques of breathing exercises
Shatkarmas - Six acts of yoga for detoxification and
Bhandas - Locking actions in our body to remove the
physical and mental blocks and clear up the path of
pranic energy channels
Mudras - Spiritual gestures, energetic seals.
Vibration of energy - the study of sound energy
Verbal & non-verbal chanting
Linking chanting with asanas & breath
Power of mantras
The practical part of Hatha yoga study includes the
instruction & practice, teaching methods including the
art of teaching i.e. qualities, presence, energy,
intention, metta (loving kindness), the role of a good
teacher, communication skills, presentation skills ,
public speaking, sequencing and class design,
modifications included for injuries different levels and
ages, adjusting and assisting, use of props including
blocks, belts, walls, blankets, student demonstrations,
observation and assistance.
Yamas (restraints) and Niyamas (observances)
Ethics in yogic philosophy
Professional ethics in business, teaching and life
Yogic lifestyle - yoga as a way of life
The Business of Yoga
How to run a successful yoga business, the "business of
yoga" and marketing
information on our Yoga teacher trainers please see our
February & September 2017 course
you will come away with after you graduate from
A Certification to teach Yoga from Holistic
Bodyworx. As a Registered School with the Yoga Allliance
you will become an RYT (Registered
Yoga Teacher through the Yoga Alliance). Why
does that matter? While there are no
licensing requirements for yoga, Yoga
Alliance has established widely-adopted
standards for education and certification.
Schools must navigate a rigorous review
process in order to become “Registered” and
then graduate “Registered Yoga Teachers.” (RYTs).
You can “only” become an RYT if you’ve
graduated from a Registered Yoga Alliance
You will be able to teach classes in Hatha
Yoga, Hatha Flow Yoga, or Vinyasa Yoga.
You will possess a superior understanding of
the philosophy, teaching methodology,
anatomy, and philosophy of Yoga.
You will see a profound change in Body,
mind, and spirit.
You will possess a life time understanding
of Yoga helping to keep yourself, family,
friends, and students healthy and vibrant
through out your lives.
You will have a new understanding of the
world as it relates to the philosophy of
You will be a certified and qualified Yoga
teacher opening up new possibilities for
your life and career.
Next Scheduled Course
September 24th, 2017
Sundays - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fridays - 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm - 1 Friday per month
- 2nd Week of the
Course ends March 25, 2018
Classes will not be held on major holidays
Discount off course cost if you register and pay
$500 deposit before August 15, 2017.
Course Fee -
$2,595 plus H.S.T.
($500 down payment required to reserve your
We have the following payment
50% payment at the start of the
class (minus deposit), and six equal
monthly payments for the next six
months after the start of the
You will receive 5 yoga text books
which are included in the course
You will be get an unlimited class
pass in addition to your
course at Holistic BodyWorx for the
duration of the course.
Upon successful completion of the
course you will receive
certification from Holistic
Bodyworx. As we are a Registered
School with the Yoga Alliance,
you will be able to apply to The
Yoga Alliance to become a Registered
The Yoga Alliance’s mission
is to lead the yoga community, set
standards, foster integrity, provide
resources, and uphold the teachings
Qualifications of Yoga Teacher
All of our Instructors have
many years of teaching experience
and all meet the high standards of
the Yoga Alliance requirements.
Testimonials from some of
Holistic BodyWorx has been given a
resounding 10 out of 10 rating from
all students who have rated the
course from the last two graduating
"I am so grateful for my experience
at Holistic Body Worx. The
course was life changing, and I am
now teaching yoga, and loving it,
all because of the hands on
knowledge I received from my
teachers. I could not have developed
my passion for yoga and teaching, if
it wasn't for this course. I am
extremely grateful, and would
recommend this studio to anybody who
is looking for a comprehensive yoga
teacher training. Thank you Holistic
Body Worx, and my amazing teachers,
who have become my mentors."
Jennifer Matthews - November
training has truly changed my life!
Holistic Bodyworx works closely with
trained professionals to provide an
extremely credible program. I feel
confident that they have provided me
the tools to be a successful Yoga
Julia Jaksa - November 2015
"Great detail was provided in all
areas of asana, pranayama,
philosophy and meditation. Having
multiple instructors provided a
breath of expertise. The course
exceeded my expectations. I still
cannot believe how much I learned in
such a short period of time."
Pamela Teixeira - November 2015
"Life changing, emotionally,
mentally & especially physically.
Based on my experience this studio
really cares about their students &
Uttara Das - November 2015
"I extremely enjoyed the course. It
was full of information, knowledge,
"I will treasure this time of my
"Great course. Would definitely
recommend it to anyone"
"I am very lucky to found this
course. It was beyond my expectation
and I really appreciated the teacher
hard work and passion".
Sang Yim Youn
"I have a more peaceful approach to
"An excellent progressive teaching
methodology. Traditional techniques
taught with modern day knowledge of
injuries and medical conditions. The
practical skills of teaching are
especially beneficial due to small
the teachers. All were very
"Amazing program and amazing
"Instruction was excellent!
I'm well equipped to teach,
and the instructors were so
passionate I have embraced
yoga more than I ever
believed that I would".