NEXT yoga Teacher Training Schedule

Become a Certified Yoga Instructor!

NEXT yoga is a certified yoga school through Yoga Alliance.
Learn the philosophy, methodology and dynamics of a Iyengar-based power vinyasa practice. Previously certified teachers, those who want to teach, and those who just want to learn more about yoga are equally encouraged to attend.

 


Advanced AssistAdvanced Assists and Kinesthetics Certification

January 3-5, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Purposeful assisting rapidly accelerates understanding in yoga practice. Yet conventional assisting courses rely on primarily “corrective” adjustments (from the outside in), instead of harnessing the natural intuition of the student. Learn to help students maximize independent learning, increase coordination/muscle memory, while promoting deep relaxation. Hardwire new confidence & knowledge through the use of action & resistance, stability & grounding, and intensity & duration.

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Power YogaRYT-200 Hour Power Yoga Teacher Training

Winter: January 15th - December 12th 2020
Summer: August 26th 2020 - July 31st 2021
Both year long trainings will be on Wednesdays from 6-10pm and Saturdays from 7am-4pm
Wheaton, IL

Our yoga teacher certification is designed to fulfill the requirements necessary to become a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT).Whether you aspire to instruct, or simply wish to grow your personal practice to a new level, NEXT yoga Teacher Training will evolve and enhance your existing yoga practice under the guidance of our E-RYT certified, lead instructors.

You will learn:
The fundamentals of Iyengar-based alignment and the dynamics of vinyasa
Introduction to pranayama and meditation
Teaching methodology
The components of an intelligent yoga class
Physical adjustments
Effective communication
Introduction to history and mythology of yoga
Anatomy of yoga
Personal development through yoga philosophy
Business of yoga

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be certified as a RYT-200 Hour Yoga Teacher and are eligible for Yoga Alliance RYT-200 registration.

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Private YogaPrivate Yoga Training Certification

January 17-19, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
House of Wellness, Chicago, IL

Teaching a private yoga lesson is not the same as teaching a yoga class. Get the necessary tools to add Private Yoga Training clients to your current business while exploring: sport-specific training (pros & sports teams), rehab strategies, working with special populations, assessment and realignment of the body, appropriate sequences, progressions and modifications, and creating client breakthroughs. Includes suggested session formats, pricing, and curricular outlines.

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Senior YogaSenior Yoga Certification

February 7-9, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Seniors face increasing challenges and big life changes. Yoga helps with functional strength, healthy range of motion, and a positive stress-response. Learn to see and speak to Seniors as powerful and relevant human beings while offering methods that support graceful aging and total well-being. Chair, Restorative and other age-appropriate techniques including: anatomy & physiology for the changing needs of seniors, sequencing for aging bodies, breathing techniques to soothe the nervous system, & modifications/propping for safety & ease.

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PrayanamaPranayama & Power Center Certification

February 14-16, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Go beyond the six-pack for an in-depth look at both the Metaphorical Core (self-empowerment, spirituality and growth) and the Physical Core, as well as the intricate relationship between physical, mental, emotional and spiritual actions of each. Through practices of pranayama, mindfulness, cleansing kriyas and meditation, you'll learn to create vibrant health, energy, and awareness while learning to share these techniques in your classes and workshops.

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RestorativeRestorative & Yin Yoga Teacher Training

March 6-8, 2020
Friday 5:30-9:30, Saturday 7am - 7pm, Sunday 7am - 3pm
Wheaton, IL

Whether you're looking to deepen your understanding of Restorative and Yin yoga or you're interested in or actively teaching either formats, this training will clarify and elaborate on the who, whys, and hows of both of these practices. We'll dive deep into the differences between Restorative and Yin, what each practice is meant to do in our bodies, who they are best for, and learn specific postures and how to safely get our students into them. We'll spend an incredible three days exploring the other side of our heated/active lives and leave this training with a deeper understanding of the incredible and calming world that is Restorative and Yin yoga.

You will learn:
Difference between Restorative and Yin
Who each practice is best for
Anatomy
How to guide your students in and out of postures
How to utilize the props
The physical, mental, and emotion benefits
How to give hands-on assists and massage
Cueing
Environment set-up

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PrayanamaAdvanced Vinyasa Sequencing Certification

April 17-19, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Are your students getting the most out of their yoga practice? Wouldn't you love to teach a safe, effective and energizing class with no planning? Grow beyond basic sequencing within learned class templates! Broaden your knowledge of creative sequencing while getting tools for teaching freedom. Learn to think on your feet with effective language and actions while teaching a yoga class adaptable to all practitioners.

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Advanced AnatomyAdvanced Anatomy Certification

May 15-17, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Discover anatomy for yoga like never before. Get practical and interactive anatomic principals and key concepts while exploring common injuries and paths to wellness through asana. Further investigate how the body works while diving deep into topics including: connective tissue and mobility, the skeletal system and its effect on asanas, form, function & dysfunction of the muscular system, the relationship between nervous and muscular systems.

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Sacred TextsSacred Texts Certification

May 29-31, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

From the Hatha Yoga Pradapika to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and the Upanishads, yoga's many ancient texts provide wisdom and tools to create better relationships, less stress, healthier bodies and greater happiness right now. We'll demystify some of our favorites and compare them to sacred texts from multiple other traditions for greater access, understanding & application. Expand your world and mind through sacred texts.

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Yin & RestorativeYin & Restorative Yoga Certification

June 5-7, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Explore the cooler side of yoga while discovering distinctive differences between Yin & Restorative styles (they're not the same) and how to apply them. Learn history, development & theory (including benefits, when to practice, who should/shouldn't practice), modifications, complimentary techniques (yoga nidra, kriyas, essential oils), and how to create healing homework. Get immediate practical applications for classes of all styles & private sessions.

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Kids YogaKids Yoga Certification

June 19-21, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Kids love yoga too! Learn intuitive ways to inspire coordination, focus, learning and coping skills in interactive and fun yoga classes for kids (ages 2-12). Teach games and movement to assist kids with calming and concentration, learn songs and chants to stimulate memory and cognition, and leave with lesson plans and a bag of tricks (manual) that will allow endless creative options for younger students.

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Yoga Life CoachingYoga Life Coaching

July 10-12, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
House of Wellness, Chicago, IL

Devised from creator Debbie Williamson's years of business and leadership coaching, the Yoga Life Coach Certification incorporates yogic principles (yoga sutras and the work of TKV Desikachar), while remaining immediately helpful to non-yogis and yogis alike. Get tools for classes, workshops and coaching sessions. Find greater connection, deepen communication skills, and discover new possibility in your own life. You'll be ready to coach at completion.

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7-Day transformation7-Day Transformation

July 19-25, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Lead, Teach and Live Powerfully from your fullest expression or you! Hone your skills as a high-impact leader, including and beyond asana. Unlock your creative vitality while gaining tools/curriculum for facilitating groups and your own retreats. Includes multiple practicums in which you lead/coach the group and receive instructor/peer feedback to increase your influence and contribution through greater power, effectiveness, and deeper connection. 7am - 9pm daily.

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Meditation, Mindfulness, and Nidra CertificatioMeditation, Mindfulness, and Nidra Certification

September 18-20, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

The ancient practices of meditation and yoga nidra are now being carefully studied and used in modern day health applications. Learn more about the history, current research and proven benefits behind these powerful tools, as well as how they're being used in hospitals, military rehab centers, schools and homeless shelters. Get techniques you can integrate instantly into your own workshops, classes & private client sessions.

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Intro to AyurvedaIntro to Ayurveda Certification

September 25-27, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
House of Wellness, Chicago, IL

The ancient healing and nutritional science of Ayurveda offers tools for greater ease and wellbeing in the physical, mental and spiritual realms. Learn more about yoga’s sister science and the three primary life force energies (or doshas) that represent all of humankind. Explore ways to determine and understand your own dosha, as well as ways to bring your natural ayurvedic tendencies into perfect balance.

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Sound HealingSound Healing & Mantra Certification

October 16-18, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Eastern & Western Medicine both have long been aware of the healing properties of sound on the central and autonomic nervous systems. Together we'll explore the physical and subtle body (chakras) and how they're affected by various sound therapies, including chant, mantra, singing bowls, gongs and simple rhythmic exercises. Expand your yogic tool-belt with mantra meditation, chants and other auditory tools for well-being and happiness.

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Yoga Life CoachingYoga Life Coaching

October 23-25, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Devised from creator Debbie Williamson's years of business and leadership coaching, the Yoga Life Coach Certification incorporates yogic principles (yoga sutras and the work of TKV Desikachar), while remaining immediately helpful to non-yogis and yogis alike. Get tools for classes, workshops and coaching sessions. Find greater connection, deepen communication skills, and discover new possibility in your own life. You'll be ready to coach at completion.

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Energy AnatomyEnergy Anatomy Certification

November 6-8, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
House of Wellness, Chicago, IL

Explore the many tools of energy work: the ancient forms of healing that are shifting our modern status quo. Learn to harness this powerful energy for self healing and personal development. Find a deeper, more profound connection to the Chakra System. Experience how blocked energy can manifest as physical or mental unrest and experiment with tools to bring balance to your body and spirit.

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Advanced Teacher Training3-Day Advanced Teacher Training Certification

November 6-8, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
Wheaton, IL

Expand your definition of vinyasa – move past static breath & flow into dynamic, natural expression & connection. What’s working now and where can you go from here? Let go of right and wrong as you teach and make choices with purpose & precision. Inspire students with intuitive, customized instruction delivered to suit real people of varying abilities and mindsets. Customized discussion, teaching & coaching.

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120 E. Liberty Drive, Wheaton, IL
630-580-9222

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135 N. Addison Avenue, Elmhurst, IL
630-433-2413