Teacher Training

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Abundance Yoga Teacher Training focuses on providing instructors in training the tools to create equitable yoga for everyone. This vinyasa based training offers a deeper understanding of your own practice while giving you everything you need to lead yoga classes and become a 200 hour registered yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance.

Learn to help students find their own successful yoga practice that meets the needs of their daily life and give them space to feel home again in their own body.

This training is registered with and meets all the requirements of a 200 hour yoga school training program under the Yoga Alliance standards. You will receive an unlimited pass for any regular classes at Abundance Yoga for the length of the program. 

Training times & dates: Coming Soon!

Required Reading and reference materials (hard copy):

Yoga for Everyone by Dianne Bondy

Yoga Anatomy, Third edition by Leslie Kaminoff

The Heart of Yoga by T K V Desikachar

Light on Pranayama by B K S Iyengar (free online PDF is available)

Required reading/listening materials (audio copies or hard copies):

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali — several translations are available

Yoga and Body Image by Melanie Klein & Anna Guest-Jelley

Required listening:

The Yoga History Podcast with Colin Hall

Let’s Talk Yoga with with Arudhati Baitmangalkar

Optional reference books:

Ashtanga Yoga Practice Manual by David Swenson

Anatomy Trains by Thomas Meyers

Optional reference books (may be audio versions):

The Eight Limbs of Yoga by Stuart Ray Sarbadu & Kevin Kimple

The Bhagavad Gita – several translations are available

Eastern Body Western Mind by Anodea Judith

Cost and payment options: Coming Soon!

Scholarship opportunities will be available:

Please email abundanceyogabirmingham@gmail.com with need based requests and plans of action after completion of training.  Preference provided to those in marginalized communities.

No refunds will be given after the start of the program.  Tuition does not include reading materials but some materials may be available to borrow from the studio. Students are required to bring their own mat and any pertinent materials to training. Any missed training may be made up in private or small group sessions with instructors at the instructors private session rate. Small groups may split the cost.