Teacher Training

Yoga Teacher Training at Birchwood


Yoga Alliance Certifications

The goal of our Yoga Teacher Training programs is to produce quality yoga instructors who are creative in their teaching and committed to the practice and understanding of yoga as a way of life. 

Birchwood Center offers 200-hour Level I and 300-hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Trainings. Our trainings are registered with the Yoga Alliance, so graduating students who successfully meet all the requirements will receive a Level I 200-Hour Certification and Advanced 500-Hour Certification.

We also offer advanced trainings that qualify for Continuing Education credits with the Yoga Alliance, including our Restorative Yoga and Gentle Yoga immersions.

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“Betsy and Charlene delivered an amazing learning experience that equipped the class with the tools, foundation, and inspiration to begin a successful teaching.”

~ Steve Kulolvits

200-Hour

Level 1 Yoga Teacher Certification

Open to experienced yogis who wish to teach yoga, or simply deepen their practice.

This intensive seven month program provides in-depth information and fundamental tools for teaching yoga. It can serve as the foundation for one’s journey towards becoming a certified yoga teacher, or can support students who wish to deepen their practice and understanding of yoga. Applicants should have a minimum of six months of yoga practice.

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300-Hour

Advanced Yoga Teacher Certification

Designed for 200-hour certified instructors to complete their 500-hour Yoga Teacher Certification.

Take your teaching to the next level with in-depth study of asana, pranayama, meditation & chanting, anatomy, philosophy, and more. Applicants should have completed their 200-hour yoga teacher training.

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15-Hour

Restorative Yoga Immersion

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training at Birchwood Center, Nyack NY

Wednesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14, 2019

Advanced training for yoga teachers, or experienced yogis who wish to deepen their practice.

This weekend training is designed for yoga instructors interested in incorporating this healing practice into their teaching repertoire, as well as and inspired students wanting to deepen their personal practice. Earn 15 hours of continuing education credits from the Yoga Alliance.

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