15 Days Yoga Immersion & 3 Weekends
Teacher Training Mentorship Program
Our Lightrail Yoga Teacher Training is expertly designed to provide a deep immersion into the art and science of yoga. Throughout the training we will cultivate an inspiring & blissful yoga practice while providing sound knowledge for the aspiring yoga teacher.
We emphasize self-practice, functional alignment and a student-centered approach. Our program will help you find your own unique voice as a teacher, yogi and human.
Our 15 days Immersion is an intense experience of living, breathing, sweating, and dreaming yoga! The Lightrail Yoga Teacher Training program will prepare you to integrate the practice of yoga into your life. This is a comprehensive, concentrated training which has full days where you will be completely immersed in yoga practice, training and living. This dynamic program works well for those who like to focus on one thing at a time or whose schedule allows them to devote two full weeks to the study of yoga.
Choose the Option that Suits for You
Sign up for a full program/ 200 Hour Teacher Training
Sign up for 15 Days Immersion/ Deepen your practice
Sign up for 3 Intensive Weekends/ Re Immerse and Review (yoga teachers only)
On-Going Support and Experience – During and After
The Optional 3 weekends Immersion is included in the Lightrail Yoga 200 hour Intensive Program. It is intended for those who want to develop the art of teaching and discover one’s own voice and style, and receiving certification to teach. Over the course of three months, you will be guided through an in-depth study of:
Marketing, building community with students, social media, auditions and finding work
Yoga for everyone: Pre and postnatal, gentle, and restorative yoga
At Lightrail Yoga, we are committed to mentoring throughout the certification process and beyond. We build a supportive community around our students and teachers. During the training, Radha and Benjamin with be available to assist and follow up with you. Once you are done with your training, you can reach out to us and our faculty at any time for a reference or ongoing teaching advice.
Dates & Hours
15 Days Intensive
October 12th – 25th
Monday - Wednesday - 9:30am - 8pm
Friday 9:30am - 6pm
Tuesday and Thursday 9am - 8pm
Saturday and Sunday 8am - 6pm
3 Weekends Immersion:
October 26th, 27th, 28th
November 16th, 17th and 18th
December 14th, 15th and 16th
- Friday 7pm - 9pm
- Saturday and Sunday 8am - 6pm
This is a sample schedule and is subject to change
- 9:30am: Asana Practice
- 11am-1:00pm: Techniques
- 1:00am–2:00pm: Lunch
- 2:00pm–4:00pm: Philosophy
- 4:00pm–6:00pm: Methodology
- 6:00pm–8:00pm: Asana/ Pranayama/ Meditation
- You have a desire to deepen your yoga practice and broaden your understanding of yoga philosophy.
- You’re ready to open your heart and learn all you need to know to become a yoga teacher.
- You’ve been practicing yoga consistently in a classroom for at least 6 months.
- You are 18 or older.
- Fill out an application.
You will study over 50 asanas along with restorative movements using hands-on assists, optimal alignment principles, and dynamic sequencing. You will also be provided with energetic and physical alignment principles and modifications that help students find their full potential within their practice.
This teacher training has a limited class size in order to facilitate personal learning objectives. Our small class sizes ensures that our graduates fully understand the subtleties of physical alignment, emotional connection, and spiritual well-being that are crucial components to their teaching path. The commitment to our students’ individual attention, questions and priorities helps to make our program unique.
Overview of Curriculum
- Asanas: standing poses, forward bends, twists, backbends, inversions, and balances
- Alignment, including assists and adjustments
- Pranayama (breathwork)
- Kriyas (cleansing techniques)
- The art of teaching, including beginner and intermediate variations
- Sequencing and transitions
- Physical and energetic anatomy
- Study of Sanskrit
- Philosophy and ancient yogic scriptures
- Communication exercises
- Nutrition and lifestyle
- The business of yoga
- Practice teaching
Upon completion students become qualified to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200 level and be eligible to further their training with our 300hr program and other advanced workshops.
The Head Teachers Radha-Krishna Lila and Benjamin Smielowitz are supported by the combined experience and tenure of guest teachers who are experts in their field to create a well-rounded training program that introduces trainees to different aspects of yoga. Each teacher has many years of experience and extensive knowledge in their particular style.
Anatomy - TBA
Restorative – TBA
Prenatal – TBA
Full Program 15 Days Immersion + 3 weekends:
Early Registration Discount by September 10th: $2,300
After September 10th: $2,600
Payment Plan: $2,850 (3 parcels of $950, August/September/October)
Only 15 Days Immersion:
Early Registration Discount by September 22th: $1200
After September 22th: $1500
Only 3 Weekends ( Oct 26-28, Nov 16-18, Dec 14-16)
Early Registration until 10/5: $625
After 10/5: $750
Tuition Includes :
(for students attending full program only/ 15 days + 3 weekends)
- A comprehensive teacher training manual
- 3 months yoga membership to Lightrail Yoga Studio. *Starts on 10/12/2018
and ends 1/18/2019. If they currently have a membership, we will freeze it on 10/11/2018.
- 10% discounts on workshops
- 10% off all Lightrail Yoga boutique items during the 15 Days Intensive
- $100 account credit for each friend you refer to a future 200hr teacher training at our home studio
Apply now to begin this transformative experience!
Submit an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive application form.
You will be notified within 10 days regarding your acceptance in the training. We look forward to welcoming you in our new group and join us in this life-changing journey!
If you have any questions or concerns, call us at 786 294-1264.