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Yoga has been proven to be an excellent stress reducer and a wonderful exercise for mind, body, and soul. A regular yoga practice helps to increase blood flow throughout the body, improve flexibility and muscle strength, and help with balance and overall body awareness, all while boosting your mood. Whether you are new to yoga or a beginning practitioner, our yoga classes provide a variety of styles, so unroll your mat today.

Become a Certified Yoga Instructor: 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Now at FitRec

We are excited to offer a 200-hour Yoga Alliance (RYS) Yoga Teacher Training program in Fall 2022 – Spring 2023. The course includes techniques, training, and practice; teaching methodology; anatomy and physiology; yoga philosophy, ethics, and lifestyle; and practice both as an assistant and as a lead instructor. Integrating various stretching techniques, strength training, breath work, meditation, and mindfulness practices, the training will be led by Daniel Orlansky and Andrea Fotopoulos, who together have over 35 years’ experience training yoga teachers. Boston University students may register for this course and receive academic credit by registering on the Student link for PDP MB 401 in Fall 2022 and PDP MB 402 in Spring 2023. Upon successful completion of the course, students may register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).

Learn more about the program here.

For questions, contact Ramelle Adams: rfadams@bu.edu or 617-353-0865

Schedule

Part I: September 7 – December 12, 2022

Monday and Wednesday, 6 – 9 pm (no class on October 10 and November 23)

Weekend of November 4-6: Friday, 5 – 9 pm, Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm

Part II: January 23 – May 3, 2023

Monday and Wednesday, 6 – 9 pm (no class on February 20, March 6, March 8, and April 17)

Weekend of April 28 – 30:  Friday, 5 – 9 pm, Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm

Pricing

Member: $2,800

Non-member: $2,900

Yoga Teacher Training Open House

Join us for a virtual Yoga Teacher Training open house! Meet our staff, learn more about the program, and participate in a Q&A session.

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RYS 200 Yoga Teacher Training

This course is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School (RYS) 200-hour teacher training class. Deepen your personal yoga practice and develop the skills to share this practice and its benefits with others as a yoga instructor.

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For academic credit:

Register now on StudentLink

PDP MB 402 Yoga Teacher Training: 200-Hour Part 2

Sprg ‘23

This course is the second and final part of a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School (RYS) 200-Hour Teacher Training class. Students who successfully complete this class will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT). The course build upon the techniques, training and practice; teaching methodology; anatomy and physiology and yoga philosophy ethics and lifestyle covered in Part 1. Students will be observed teaching both as an assistant and as a lead instructor.  [ 1 cr. ]

Section Days Times Instructor Location
A1 MW 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Adams FRC 220

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