200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training



It's not easy but it is simple: You just commit to showing up. You really don't need anything else to start. Truly, my life has been forever changed... It's all worth it. Betsey- 2014 Graduate

Our comprehensive curriculum is anchored in Baptiste Yoga sequencing and methodology, emphasizing practical teaching skills and physical adjustments. This four month intensive course will develop your confidence and prepare you to inspire others on their own path to physical and spiritual awakening.

SHAKTI’s 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training program is a registered school through Yoga Alliance. Course work includes 180 contact hours and 20 independent study hours. 

Have additional questions? Check out our FAQ section.

Teacher Training provided me with the tools to let go of the fear that was holding me back, and explore new possibilities.  It strengthened my practice, my leadership skills, and my confidence.  It inspired me to inspire others. Emily-2013 Graduate




Curious about Yoga Teacher Training at Shakti? Attend an Open House to learn more our program! This is the perfect opportunity to meet our teaching faculty, see the studio, learn more about our curriculum and participate in a Q&A.

September 12 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM | Register
Lisa Black and Jo Parsons
Free class Noon - 1:00 PM


Enrollment is now open! Please take a look at the schedule below and contract us for additional information.

Training Schedule

Bellevue Studio
September 16-December 4, 2016

September 16-18, Weekend 1:
Foundations of Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga with Lisa Black and Chelle Swierz
Guest Instructor: Bryan Kest Power Yoga Master Class

September 23-25, Weekend 2:
History of Yoga, the 8 Limbs of Yoga Philosophy and Foundations of Ayurveda with Jodi Boone

September 30-October 2, Weekend 3:
Anatomy for Yoga Teachers with Tina Templeman

October 7-9, Weekend 4:
Personal Inquiry and Exploration Part 1 with Lisa Black
Practice Teaching and Feedback

October 21-23, Weekend 5:
Personal Inquiry and Exploration Part 2 with Lisa Black
Practice Teaching and Feedback

November 4-6, Weekend 6:
The Art of Hands-On Adjustments: Teacher Assisting Program with Lisa Black

November 11-13, Weekend 7:
Teaching Yoga with Adaptation and Modifications

November 18-20, Weekend 8: 
Teaching Variations and Intermediate Postures
Gentle Flow and Yin with Jodi Boone

December 2-4, Weekend 9:
Business of Yoga
Final Practice Teaching with Coaching and Feedback
Closing Celebration!

Each weekend’s training schedule is:
Bellevue Studio
Friday: 3:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saturday: 7:30 am-7:30 pm
Sunday: 7:30 am-4:00 pm

Application Process

Ready to Register?

1. Download our Program Application 

2. Submit your Application Fee

3. Email your application and a head shot to teachertraining@shaktivinyasa.com

Once we receive both of these, our Program Coordinator will contact you to schedule an interview.

Program Tuition

Cost below include your $500 Application Fee.
Early Program Tuition: $3200
Before July 1, 2016

Standard Program Tuition: $3500
Payment plans are available

Enrollment in Teacher Training includes unlimited classes at Shakti Vinyasa Yoga for the duration of the program.


Check out our FAQ
Email our Program Coordinator

Teacher Training Faculty


Lisa Black
Baptiste Certified
E-RYT 500
Zakkry Endicott
E-RYT 200


Chelle Swierz
Chelle Swierz
Baptiste Certified
E-RYT 500


Tina Templeman hs
Tina Templeman
Baptiste Certified
RTY 500

Jo Headshot website
Jo Parsons
E-RYT 200 


Jodi Headshot Website
Jodi Boone
RYT 500