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Interested in taking this training?

Thank you for your interest in my Yoga Teacher Training Course.  Many trainees have lots of questions regarding certification, scheduling, tuition and more.  Please email, call or ASK ME in class and I will be happy to answer all your questions.  I have been teaching yoga classes in the greater Houston area for over 22 years. All of my teachers have 40+ years of teaching experience. 

This training course is offered once a year;  in the fall, beginning in August and ending in November. It is a part-time weekend certification training held in Houston Tx.   The course is 75 contact hours and meets twice a month over 3 months.  Each weekend session is 12 hours:  6 hours on Saturdays and 6 on Sundays.

The 2018 Course dates TBA


Saturday 2pm to 6pm

Sunday 12 noon to 6pm

Course studio location TBA

Course Objective:

In this course you will learn to teach yoga for personal enrichment or for professional development.  You can use this knowledge to deepen your yoga practice or embark on a new career path. At the end of the course, you will be able to lead others on a safe, well planned and enjoyable yoga experience, just as I have been doing for over 22 years..   

Course Description:

Classes will meet for 12 contact hours each session of the training.  We will begin with lectures covering topics such as class format, sequencing of yoga poses, finding your authentic voice, how to teach meditation, the use of silence in a classroom, yoga philosophy, anatomy, ethics, Sanskrit and yoga history. An overview of the business of yoga and the concept of right lively hood will be taught. We will practice yoga asana in detail and discuss pose benefits and modifications.  We will practice teach, learning the names of the poses.  You will likely want to take alot of notes.  In addition to contact hours with Kay, there will be required reading and homework assignments due.  There will be a quiz each session and a final exam.   


Required books:  Light on Yoga, B.K.S. Iyengar

Yoga Mind Body, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center.  Other materials:  bring your mat, block and strap and be ready for yoga practice.  Bring pen and paper for note taking.  Your teacher training manual will be issued to you on the 1st day.  There will be handouts.  All books, study aids and other materials are NOT included in your tuition.  Audio/video recordings of the trainings sessions are not allowed. 

Attendance Policy

Regular attendance is required at all sessions.  If you have a schedule conflict please contact Kay to discuss.  There are limited make up hours available, please see the dates scheduled. All make up hours must be paid for by the trainee.  A student with absences of more than 12 contact hours may be administratively dropped.  Kay has the discretion to dismiss any student for disruptive or abusive behavior.  This is a training and not a public class or a retreat.  If you are not intending to pursue the teaching certificate, but you are interested in attending, you must still be enrolled in the course.  Drop-Ins are not allowed.  Third party observation is not allowed