A registered Yoga Alliance school since 2009
2023 200-Hour Foundations Teacher Training
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
1/14, 2/4, 3/4, 4/1, 5/13, 6/3, 9/16, 10/14, 11/11, 12/9
Self-study period: 6/3 thru 9/15
If you need a schedule with more flexibility, we also offer a self-paced online option.
You can get info here.
The Lyn Kehoe Power Yoga School trains teachers in the power vinyasa style of yoga – a meditative, breath focused practice with philosophy weaved into the practice in a way that makes it relevant and understandable.
You will learn to lead a 75-90 minute all levels class while connecting ancient yoga philosophy with modern day to day life challenges in order to make it relatable to your students.
In the early days of yoga, the practice was passed down directly from teacher to student.
My mentor style yoga teacher training recreates this traditional yoga model.
The training includes in-person training sessions, along with self-study assignments that include video tutorials, reading and written assignments.
*Upon completion you will receive a 200-hour yoga teacher training certificate of completion from Lyn Kehoe Power Yoga.
You will also be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance at the RYT-200 level.
$2450 + CT State Sales Tax ($155.58)
Early bird rate: pay in full by 11/1, get $250 off
Please process your payment and then email your completed training agreement to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to fill out and sign training agreement:
Course Curriculum and Requirements
Group Training Sessions
You are required to attend a total of 10 in-person sessions as outlined on the schedule.
Functional Anatomy of Yoga
This online course will focus on a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of human anatomy. It will cover basic terminology as well as major anatomical systems, sections of the body, and their components.
After completing this course you will have a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of human anatomy pertaining to safe and functional movement.
This course includes reading assignments, video tutorials and written testing.
Module 1: Anatomical terms
Module 2: Connective tissue and the muscular system
Module 3: Skeletal system
Module 4: Nervous system
Module 5: Digestive system
Module 6: Endocrine system
Module 7: Cardiovascular (circulatory) system
Module 8: Respiratory system and breathing
Module 9: Foot and ankle
Module 10: Knee joint
Module 11: Hip joint
Module 12: Pelvis
Module 13: Spine
Module 14: Shoulder girdle
Module 15: Hand, wrist, and elbow
Teaching Yoga: Techniques and Methodology
-Leading a Yoga Class:
Upon completion of your 200-hour training, you will have the tools and confidence to lead a 90 minute power vinyasa style yoga a class.
Topics that will be covered include:
-alignment principles and the basic alignment for primary yoga asanas
-cueing techniques to lead and support all levels of students
-sequencing formula for a power vinyasa yoga class and a standard 90 minute sequence to be used as a blueprint to build future class plans
-how to “read” a student’s pose and offer appropriate modifications
-techniques and teaching strategies to lead an all levels yoga class
-practicum: each trainee will spend time leading other trainees through the power yoga sequence
-Theming: Taking Students Beyond the Physical:
Gain the ability to teach philosophy on that mat in a way that is relevant and understandable to all yoga students.
-explore what motivates you as a teacher and which philosophical concepts you most connect with
-learn the formula for theming
-learn mental practices that can be applied in class that support each Yama and Niyama
-understand how to connect the dots of practicing yoga philosophy on the mat to taking it off the mat
You will be required to write a theme based on one ethical concept studied in the Yamas and Niyamas course.
The Business of Yoga
-Yoga Business and Website Online Course
This is course will cover what it means to run a yoga business and basic principles for success.
A module on website building will teach how to organize your website to make it an effective communication tool for your business.
Philosophy and History of Yoga
-An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Yoga Online Course
This course includes viewing of online videos for each unit followed by a review quiz to reinforce the study material. You will be required to submit your certificate of completion.
Study topics include:
-What is Yoga
-The Early History of Yoga
-The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali
-The Bhagavad Gita
-Tantra and Medieval Hatha Yoga
-Yoga in the Modern World
-The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali
This course includes:
-required reading and written assignment using The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali book and study guide by Dana Baptiste
-Living Your Yoga – The Yamas and Niyamas (Yoga’s Ethical Principles)
Journaling For Self-Exploration:
-along with required reading, there will be weekly journaling and a reflection paper written for each yogic principle
You will explore:
-what are the Yamas and Niyamas
-how to apply each principle in your daily life
-how to apply and theme each principle in a yoga class
A regular, personal practice is one of the most important tools you will have as a teacher. You are required to complete 50 group class practices led by Lyn. 10 of those classes will take place during scheduled training dates. A class pass is included in the cost of the training. You will be able to complete the remainder of your 50 class requirement attending in-studio classes, live-streaming via Zoom or utilizing the On-Demand classes that you will have access to as part of your training.
Included in the cost:
-200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Manual
-Online Functional Anatomy of Yoga Course – 30 Hours
-Online Business of Yoga Course – 7 Hours
-An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Yoga Online Course – 18 Hours
-Access to On-Demand group yoga classes
-Audio recordings of the LKPY Power Yoga sequence
Book List (not included in the cost):
-Functional Anatomy of Yoga by David Keil
-Teaching Yoga by Mark Stephens
-The Yoga Sutras and Sutra Study Guide by Dana Baptiste
-The Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele
-Theme Weaver by Michelle Berman Marchildon
Tuition and Refund Policy:
If you decide to cancel your registration before the start date, as long as it is at least 30 days before the start, you will receive a refund minus $250 to cover the cost of accumulated fees. However, you can apply this amount towards future training. No refunds or credits after this deadline.
No refunds or credits after the program starts. If the studio cancels the program before it begins, you will receive a full refund, including the application fee and deposit.
Attendance Policy and Program Requirements:
Attendance at all training sessions is required. Along with the in-person training sessions you will be required to complete self-study assignments between training sessions. These assignments include video tutorials, reading and written assignments. You will be expected to spend time practicing on your mat.
We do understand that sometimes there are conflicts. If you know in advance of any training dates that you have a conflict with, please contact the program director to discuss options.
In the case of any emergency absences, please notify the program director immediately.
If you have a medical circumstance or other extraordinary circumstances that would require a leave of absence, you will be able to join a future training to complete your requirements. A doctor’s note stating reason for absence and estimated time of absence is required. You must restart your training within 12 months. Please note, future trainings are not guaranteed and refunds are not given due to unavailability of future trainings.