Mindfulness-Based Yoga Teacher Training | Source Yoga

Mindfulness-Based Yoga Teacher Training


Our 200-hour yoga teacher training is open to dedicated students of yoga who wish to teach in their communities or workplaces, or simply delve into a deepening of their personal yoga and mindfulness practice through this in-depth program. The training will provide a strong foundation in alignment-based yoga asana and mindfulness meditation and weave the two seamlessly together.


Program Goals

In this program, participants will gain:

– The fundamentals of teaching a comprehensive yoga practice, including alignment principles of asana, pranayama, meditation, anatomy and physiology specific to teaching yoga, teaching methodology, classical yoga philosophy, and mindfulness practices rooted in the Buddhist tradition

– A solid foundation to teach alignment-based yoga classes with assurance

– An understanding of intelligent sequencing, anatomy and physiology specific to yoga that promotes healthy biomechanics and a balanced practice

– Confidence to modify asana practice for varying populations, physical limitations, and levels of practice

– Ability to confidently guide mindfulness meditation

– An understanding of the historical context of yoga and mindfulness

– Capacity to integrate mindfulness practice seamlessly into an asana class

– A deepening of personal yoga and mindfulness practice


Program Requirements

– Minimum two years of yoga asana practice and 6 months of personal practice at start of training.

– Basic experience with Mindfulness Meditation

– Attendance of all training weekends*

– Completion of required reading list and homework

– Attendance at one asana class per week at Source Yoga or other yoga studio

– Maintaining a personal home yoga and meditation practice

– Passing grade on final exam

– Research paper and presentation on topic of choice


Join us for a free and informative info session – we have 2 info sessions scheduled:

– Friday, February 7th, 11:15am-12:15pm at our University Place Studio

– Friday, February 21st, 7-8pm at our North Tacoma Studio

Let us know you are coming! Email us at [email protected]

Yoga For Everyday People

Source Yoga is a place to simply be, accept ourselves as we are in this moment, and connect with our innate wisdom.

Through the cultivation of present moment awareness through yoga and mindfulness practices, we discover and nurture our inner resources for self-care, ease, peace of mind, and compassion.

We welcome students of all ages and abilities. Join our warm, welcoming community in a supportive and non-intimidating environment.