200 Hour Teacher Training

Carrie Fraser | Ann Arbor, MI
This training consists of eight weekend modules (one per month). Students may miss some dates if necessary. We can accommodate make up time for up to one year after your training ends.
Module 1: November 9-11, 2018
Module 2: December 7-9, 2018
Module 3: January 11-13, 2019
Module 4: February 8-10, 2019
Module 5: March 8-10, 2019
Module 6: April 12-14, 2019
Module 7: May 10-12, 2019
Module 8: June 7-9, 2019
Schedule: The exact schedule will be flexible and specific hours will be tailored to the teacher’s assessment of group needs, and announced prior to each respective module. However, expect daily hours to be Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 8am-4pm.

Complete participation is strongly recommended. However, life events and circumstances sometimes take priority, and we are as flexible and reasonable as we can be with our students. Makeup options are available. Please see our Makeup Policy for more information.

YOGAMAZÉ is a rare yoga school, with an enduring dedication to the pursuit of educational excellence, offering unparalleled student experiences across a broad spectrum of yoga academia and experiential education. Our trainings are informative, ever improving and customized to each group of students’ needs and goals. We emphasize logical analysis, clear language, and critical thinking.

YOGAMAZÉ 200-hour teacher trainings take you on a journey of self-discovery and education into all things yoga. Our foundational training (200–hour) program is ideal for serious students of yoga, aspiring yoga teachers, and teachers with varying levels of experience. Students with injuries and health issues are also encouraged to attend. Our curriculum combines detailed alignment and intelligent sequencing with vinyasa theory, and provides you with sound knowledge and skills to teach safe and effective yoga classes. This training is recognized by Yoga Alliance and focuses in three areas of study: The Theory and Practice of Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, and The Art of Teaching. Trainees may thus register with Yoga Alliance at its RYT-200 level upon successful completion of this training.

In this training, you will study and deconstruct asana (yoga poses), pranayama (breath work), meditation, applied anatomy, therapeutics, yoga theory & practice, yoga history & philosophy, basic Sanskrit, ethics & boundaries, and you will master the skills required to teach. With great precision and clarity, your trainer will cover the primary tools needed to teach yoga to others. In addition to studying the fundamental yoga postures, topics will include:

  • How to improve your own yoga practice
  • How to teach a yoga pose
  • Actions and alignment
  • Purpose and use of props
  • Restorative poses
  • Observing and understanding bodies
  • The art of teaching
  • When and how to modify yoga poses
  • How or whether to touch students and when to use adjustments
  • How to effectively sequence a class
  • Introduction to meditation
  • Functional anatomy and physiology
  • Meaning behind asana systems
  • History of Yoga – major schools and movements
Pay In Full by October 15: $3,000
Pay In Full after October 15: $3,200
Register Pay In Full
Pay in 8 installments: $3,600
$800 deposit to hold your space
$400 due October 15
$400 due November 15
$400 due December 15
$400 due January 15
$400 due February 15
$400 due March 15
$400 due April 15
Register 8 Installments Pay Deposit

TBD in Ann Arbor, MI

  • 1 year of yoga practice recommended
  • No prior teaching experience required
  • Stiffness and injuries OK
  • Willingness to participate in a group process
  • Ability to give and receive feedback skillfully
  • Dedication, motivation and self directed studentship
This training is led by Carrie Fraser.

“I have known Carrie and Noah for about 8 years and when the opportunity came to learn YTT through Carrie and YOGAMAZÉ, I had no question in signing up. Even though I was already committed to full-time work, technical Master’s school program and a dance academy, I knew this is what I wanted to do. I have no regrets, even though it can be hard balancing it all, since this is something I truly wanted to do and went in with full commitment. Surprisingly, the program has been like a mini “yoga retreat” for me each weekend and so has actually has helped me focus better on my other tasks by taking time for myself to do something I’m passionate about. The skills from the training have translated into all other aspects in my life: relationships at home/work, clarity in my leadership/speech, self-awareness in my own practice, and much more. I’m so grateful to have Carrie and this program available to us and sad to see the training almost coming to an end!” –Priti Shah

“ I would highly recommend the YOGAMAZÉ 200 hour teacher training because it’s not just about learning to teach yoga poses. It’s learning about yourself. It’s about individual growth. That’s why I chose to study with YOGAMAZÉ. Through this training I’ve become much more observant and gained awareness and understanding of what the poses do for our bodies. I joined the program to deepen my knowledge, but it has also been about evolvement in my own being. It’s been scary, exciting, very emotional and wonderful for me.”—Laura Wang, San Marino CA

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For more information about the program or the curriculum contact Tracy:
Phone: (310) 871-8808