SSY Teacher Training

SSY Teacher Training


Southern Soul Yoga in Chattanooga, TN offers a comprehensive 200-hour yoga teacher training school program recognized by the Yoga Alliance. The program draws its elements from a variety of yoga traditions. Facilitators hold advanced certifications in the Iyengar, Kripalu and Anusara traditions. SWIHA also regularly hosts guest yoga teacher trainers of national and international renown.

Yoga teacher training at SWIHA includes a thorough education in the history and philosophy of yoga, asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation, Sanskrit, yogic diet, principles of alignment, anatomy of movement, methods of teaching and more. You will learn how to design and structure a yoga class to incorporate all aspects of yoga. You will also be encouraged to take the principles of yoga into your daily life and to help your future students to do the same. SWIHA yoga teacher training is conducted in three sequential modules.

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  • Advanced study of asana (proper alignment, benefits and potential risks)
  • Principles of anatomy
  • Science and art of sequencing
  • Hands-on adjustments
  • How to observe bodies
  • Informed use of props to improve or modify a posture
  • Cultivating your voice
  • Confidence-building through practice teaching
  • Yoga history and philosophy
  • Sanskrit names of postures
  • The Business of Yoga

Additional Benefits: 

  • Sportsbarn membership to non-members with full schedule of yoga classes
  • Free Child Care at Sportsbarn
  • Current Sportsbarn members will a receive discount on the tuition