200-Hour Certification

Birchwood Center Yoga Teacher Training 2020

200-Hour Registered Yoga SchoolBirchwood Center’s 200-Hour Level I Yoga Teacher Training

September 2020

Level 1 Yoga Teacher Certification or Deepen your Practice for Inspired Students

Become part of a lineage of teachers who have   studied and taught the ancient wisdom of yoga, and discover why teaching yoga is such an intoxicating occupation! Birchwood Center’s Level I Yoga Teacher Training can serve as your starting point on an enlightening journey towards becoming a certified teacher of beginners and mixed level students. Experience how enriching it is to teach this venerated tradition, which brings both student and teacher closer to the truth of who we are. Those inspired to deepen their own practice and knowledge of yoga without teacher certification are also invited to take this inward journey.

200-Hour Curriculum
  • Principles of Asana and Alignment
  • Principles of Vinyasa
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Pranayama and the Pranic Body
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Sanskrit
  • Chanting, Meditation & Mudra
  • Finding Your Authentic Voice
  • The Business of Yoga and Presenting Yourself as a Teacher
Faculty
  • Betsy Ceva E-RYT 500, Director
  • Charlene Bradin E-RYT 200
  • Lynne Aubrey RYT 500
  • Carolyn Iannone RYT 200
  • Julie Lifton RYT 200
  • Gina Martin, Anatomy & Physiology
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The core of Birchwood Center’s Level I Yoga Teacher Training is alignment based hatha yoga technique, teaching methodology, yoga philosophy and meditation. Our goal is to produce quality instructors who are creative in their teaching and committed to the practice and understanding of yoga as a way of life. Our renowned 200-hour and advanced yoga teacher trainings for aspiring yogis has graduated over one hundred talented yoga instructors since 2002.

Our seasoned faculty offers a diverse level of experience, with expertise in styles ranging from Prana Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Iyengar Yoga and Kripalu Yoga to Betsy Ceva’s own unique blend of Hatha Yoga, meditation, and Moving Mantras. All of our teachers emphasize correct alignment and safety in postures and encourage the integration yogic philosophy into daily life.


Tuition & Application

Registered Yoga Teacher

Teacher Track


Open to all yogis with the desire to teach. 200-hour yoga teacher certification is granted for completing this program. 6 months prior yoga experience is required. Four month payment plans based on full tuition available upon request. A $50 non-refundable application fee is to be submitted with the application.

  • Includes all mandatory sessions, unlimited class card for the duration of the program, and the Birchwood Center Teacher Training Manual. Tuition does not include textbooks and outside workshops.
  • Requirements for certification include full participation in all mandatory sessions, homework, readings, classes, testing, practice teaching, and all contact hour requirements.
  • Upon completion of all requirements, students receive 200-hour yoga teacher certification by Birchwood Center, a Yoga Alliance registered school.
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Deepening Your Practice


Open to all yogis aspiring to deepen their practice. Certification is not granted for completing this program. Students can switch to Teacher Track. Four month payment plans based on full tuition available upon request. A $50 non-refundable application fee is to be submitted with the application.

  • Includes all mandatory sessions, unlimited class card for the duration of the program, and the Birchwood Center Teacher Training Manual. Tuition does not include textbooks and outside workshops.
  • Readings and monthly written assignments will be required to help deepen your practice.
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