Teacher Training Programs Abroad

with South Okanagan Yoga Academy

SOYA 200hr Foundation Yoga Teacher Training Hybrid - Online Weekdays and Immersion in Costa Rica

Tuesday November 1st 2022 - Tuesday February 21st 2023

Location: Costa Rica
Daily Schedule: Meeting live via Zoom Tues/Thurs 10-3pm ET Nov 1-Feb 2. Immersion in Costa Rica Feb 13-19.
Cost: $2950USD. Register by Sept 1 Early Bird deadline and save $200. Payment plans are available. Acommodations,flights and shuttle for retreat not included. Option for students to "retreat" to a location of their own choosing and join the immersion virtually.
Email: svasthawellnesspeacefulposes@gmail.com
Phone: 616-894-2410

Join SOYA as we celebrate more than 25 years of training yoga teachers! There is no need to travel to India to find an authentic yoga training, when SOYA's masterful, highly trained faculty offer an individualized, deeply transformative, safe teacher training in this cozy, small group setting.

The SOYA 200 hour Foundation Yoga Teacher Training is rich with daily practice in pranayama, asana, meditation and philosophy study, while developing and refining teaching skills through practice teaching and lesson sequencing.

This Hybrid program begins with supported online yoga studies at home prior to attending an immersion in beautiful Costa Rica.The extensive curriculum includes Hatha Yoga, philosophy, meditation, mantra, pranayama and anatomy. Upon completion graduates are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance with the RYT200 credential. Various styles of Hatha Yoga are incorporated along with thorough study of Yoga Philosophy, as well as classical teachings from 'Letters From the Yoga Masters', authored by SOYA's founder, Marion Mugs McConnell.

SOYA Teacher Training embraces unity in all yogis, regardless of their paths and styles of yoga ("The paths are many but the Truth is One." Swami Sivananda). We are a registered school with Yoga Alliance and have been training Yoga Teachers at International standards for more than 25 years. Join us and find out for yourself why people love our SOYA Yoga Teacher Trainings!

This program is led by Registered Yoga Teachers Terri McDermott E-RYT500 and Chloe Haddad RYT500.

Our RYT200 Hour Teacher Training includes studies in:
- Teaching Asanas, Modifications & Adjustments
- Creating Lesson Plans (Sequencing, Progressions, etc)
- The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
- The Bhagavad Gita
- Letters From the Yoga Masters
- Sanskrit Pronunciation
- Kriyas and basic Pranayama
- Chakras, Meditation and Professionalism
- Asana Classes in various styles of yoga including, Vinyasa, Chair, Yin, Gentle, Hatha and more.

Additional Requirements:
15 written assignments in various areas of Yoga Philosophy and Anatomy. Registration is recommended 2 months prior to the start date to allow sufficient time to complete these lessons.

For more information, or to register for this life-changing program, please visit our website.

SOYA offers 200-hour Foundation and 300-hour Professional Upgrades to RYT500 certification in both Immersion and Extended Programs in the following locations:

Penticton, BC
Prince George, BC
Sorrento, BC
Calgary, AB
Strathmore, AB
Michigan, USA
Florida, USA