NEXT yoga Teacher Training Schedule

Become a Certified Yoga Instructor or Advance Your Yoga Training!

NEXT yoga is a certified yoga school through Yoga Alliance. Virtual classes are now approved by the 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.

 


Senior YogaVIRTUAL Senior Yoga Certification

June 5-7, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Yoga Life CoachingVIRTUAL Yoga Life Coaching

June 12-14, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Postural AnatomyVIRTUAL Postural Anatomy Certification

June 12-14, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

Enhance your anatomical knowledge by infusing it into a language that both you and your students are able to connect with through verbal physiological guidance. Discover how to compile effective communication from a standpoint of anatomic structures. Not only will you learn ways to optimize the experiences for your class/students, but you’ll gain great insight on how to avoid the onslaught of many common classroom injuries. Now that you host some, or an abundance of anatomical / kinesiology studies, join this module and learn ways to articulate it in a seamless, intelligent, and confident manner. Learn unique languaging of how to impart this knowledge into the classroom/ or self Understand the physiology behind the posture cues How to speak to yoga injuries (risks, causes, cures, and preventions). Explore the realm of movements, major muscles, and joints.

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Kids YogaVIRTUAL Kids Yoga Certification

June 19-21, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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PranayamaVIRTUAL Pranayama & Power Center Certification

June 19-21, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Private Yoga TrainingVIRTUAL Private Yoga Training Certification

June 26-28, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Energy AnatomyVIRTUAL Energy Anatomy Certification

July 10-12, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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7-Day transformationVIRTUAL 7-Day Transformation

July 19-25, 2020
7am-7pm Daily (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Sound HealingVIRTUAL Sound Healing & Mantra Certification

July 31-August 2, 2020
Fri 5:30 - 10pm, Sat 7am - 9pm, Sun 7am - 3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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3-Day Advanced Teacher TrainingVIRTUAL 3-Day Advanced Teacher Training Certification

August 14-16, 2020
Fri 7am - 9pm, Sat 7am - 9pm, Sun 7am - 9pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Yin & RestorativeVIRTUAL Yin & Restorative Yoga Certification

August 28-30, 2020
Fri 7am - 9pm, Sat 7am - 9pm, Sun 7am - 9pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Advanced Vinyasa SequencingVIRTUAL Advanced Vinyasa Sequencing Certification

August 28-30, 2020
Fri 7am - 9pm, Sat 7am - 9pm, Sun 7am - 9pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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PranayamaVIRTUAL Pranayama & Power Center Certification

September 11-13, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
VIRTUAL

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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Prenatal YogaVIRTUAL Prenatal Yoga Certification

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

Women's bodies change drastically during the various trimesters of pregnancy. What is helpful in one stage can be harmful in another. Learn the fundamentals of yoga & fitness during pregnancy, how to empower students to continue and adapt their movement and fitness regimen through pre- and post-natal, and what tools to offer for the physical and mental changes women experience. Take away safe asana sequences, pranayama and meditation exercises that can support moms-to-be, both during Pregnancy and in the birthing process.

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Intro to AyurvedaVIRTUAL Intro to Ayurveda Certification

September 25-27, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
VIRTUAL

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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Yoga Life CoachingVIRTUAL Yoga Life Coaching

September 25-27, 2020
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm
VIRTUAL

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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