200 Hour Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher Training 

                          Nicole Yost Ross, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP

200 Hour Teacher Training at Suncrest Yoga
Do you have a passion for yoga? Are you commited to a regular yoga practice? Are you ready to share your passion with others? Perhaps it is time to begin your journey as a yoga teacher. This is a 8 weekend program led by Nicole Yost Ross,E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP lead instructor and co-owner of Suncrest Yoga. The program is a well-rounded program with a strong focus on teaching creative power vinyasa flow classes. Students will be required to teach and assist in classes at Suncrest Yoga as early as the third weekend of training so that they will be fully prepared to teach confidently when they have completed the program. Additionally the teacher training fee includes unlimited access to all yoga classes and workshops at Suncrest Yoga. Suncrest Yoga teacher training is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance Registered School. Successful completion of the 200 hour program will make students eligible to register with Yoga Alliance. Space is very limited in order to preserve the quality of the experience.  

Weekend Schedule
Friday 5:30-9:00
Saturday 8:00-6:00
Sunday 8:00-6:00

8 weekends
September 8-10
September 22-24
October 6-8
October 20-22
November 3-5
November 17-19
December 1-3
December 15-17


Elements of the Training

  • The History and Philosophy of Yoga 
  • Asana and Energetic Alignment
  • Assisting and Hands On Adjustments
  • Intelligent Sequencing
  • Functional Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pranayama and Meditation
  • Effective Cueing and Finding Your Authentic Voice
  • The Business of Yoga 


Attendance at each weekend session is required.  If you are unable to attend all or part of one of the training weekends arrangements will have to be made to complete training for an equal amount of time in order to meet Yoga Alliance requirements.
Trainees are expected to maintain a regular yoga practice of 5-6 times per week.  A record is to be kept of these practices noting the length and type of practice.  All yoga classes at Suncrest Yoga are available to trainees as a part of the teacher training tuition, however home practice or classes at another studio are encouraged as well. 
Trainees will prepare for each weekend through reading assignments, writing assignments, presentations, and class sequences.  Writing assignments can be kept in a journal/notebook or in electronic format.
Each trainee will teach 5 Power Vinyasa Yoga classes at Suncrest Yoga under an RYT’s observation.
Each trainee will assist in 5 Power Vinyasa Yoga classes at Suncrest Yoga under an RYT’s observation.  Trainees will offer hands-on adjustments and assists during another teacher’s class.
Items required for training weekends:  yoga mat, two blocks, strap, notebook/laptop, change of clothing, water bottle, snacks, pillow or bolster for comfortable seating.


Please submit this application with a non-refundable $500 deposit.  You may submit the remainder of the $2850 tuition with a $2350 payment before August 15. Alternatively the trainee agrees to pay $3000 tuition by December 1 according to the following schedule even if he/she decides not to complete the training. A $500 deposit is due with this application and then the following payment schedule—August 15-$500, September 15-$500, October 15- $500, November 15- $500, December 15- $500.  All tuition is non-refundable. This tuition includes all yoga classes and workshops at Suncrest Yoga from August 15-December 30, 2017. Attendance is required at all of the weekend training sessions.  Additionally all trainees are required to teach 5 one hour yoga classes under the supervision of the lead trainer in order to complete the program.  Trainees must complete all requirements of the 200 hour program including written assignments, quizzes, and final exam.  Upon completion of these requirements Suncrest Yoga will provide the trainee with a certificate of completion which can be presented to prospective employers and allow the trainee to register as a 200 hour yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance.




Teacher Training Application 2017
Download and complete this application and bring it in to the studio along with a $500 deposit or mail the appllication and deposit to Suncrest Yoga, 1052H Maple Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505
Teacher Training Application 2017.docx
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