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.

 


Advanced VinyasaVIRTUAL Advanced Vinyasa Sequencing Certification

January 22-24, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (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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Private Yoga TrainingVIRTUAL Private Yoga Training Certification

January 22-24, 2021
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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Yoga Life CoachingVIRTUAL Yoga Life Coaching

January 29-31, 2021
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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Advanced AssistsAdvanced Assists & Kinesthetics Certification

February 5-7, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Intro to AyurvedaIntro to Ayurveda Certification

February 5-7, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
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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3-Day Advanced Teacher Training3-Day Advanced Teacher Training Certification

February 12-14, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (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.

SIGN UP

 


Senior YogaSenior Yoga Certification

February 19-21, 2021, 2021
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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ADHDYoga for Anxiety, Depression, & ADHD Certification

February 26-28, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

There is a pressing need for yoga classes to incorporate yogic practices adapted for individuals struggling with mood disorders. 322 million people worldwide live with depression and an estimated 264 million people worldwide have an anxiety disorder. In addition, there has been a 42% increase in the number of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnoses over the last 8 years. In this module you will learn ancient Hatha Yoga practices, combining three elements: physical poses (asanas); controlled breathing, breathing practiced in conjunction with asanas; and meditation techniques to enhance your tool box and cater to your personal needs and/or your students needs.

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Yoga SculptCertified Yoga Sculpt Teacher Training

March 1 - April 5, 2021, 2021
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30 - 9:30 pm (CENTRAL TIME)
Wheaton

Do you love a little extra power with your yoga!? Join us as we guide you through how to build, teach, and exceed as a Yoga Sculpt instructor! A 200hr yoga teacher training certificate is required to take this training but if you haven't attained yours yet, make sure to check out our many other 200hr yoga teacher training programs!

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Energy AnatomyEnergy Anatomy Certification

March 5-7, 2021, 2021
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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Advanced AnatomyAdvanced Anatomy Certification

March 5-7, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Meditation & MindfulnessMeditation, Mindfulness, and Nidra Certification

March 12-14, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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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Meditation & MindfulnessYin & Restorative Yoga Certification

March 19-21, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (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.

SIGN UP

 


PranyamaPranayama & Power Center Certification

March 26-28, 2021, 2021
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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Prenatal YogaPrenatal Yoga Certification

April 16-18, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL & IN PERSON Virtual classroom & Muddy Feet Yoga, Iowa City, IA

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. This module will be held virtually as well as in person at Muddy Feet Yoga in Iowa City, IA. If you choose to participate in person you are required to wear a face covering at all times.

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Teen YogaTeen Yoga & Meditation Certification

May 14-16, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

Teens face incredible stressors while preparing for college and just surviving middle school and high school. Yoga helps with concentration, stress relief, test preparation, increased creativity/productivity, and more. Learn yoga sequences, pranayama and meditation techniques specific to teens, along with great tools to share beyond asana (such as the yamas & niyamas) and how they relate to the complicated lives of teens' in today's world.

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Yoga Life CoachingYoga Life Coaching Certification

May 14-16, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL & IN PERSON Virtual classroom & Muddy Feet Yoga, Iowa City, IA

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 possibilities in your own life. You'll be ready to coach at completion.This module will be held virtually as well as in person at Muddy Feet Yoga in Iowa City, IA. If you choose to participate in person you are required to wear a face covering at all times.

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Yoga Life CoachingYoga Life Coaching Certification

June 4-6, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
Be Hot Yoga, St George, UT

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 possibilities in your own life. You'll be ready to coach at completion.

SIGN UP

 


Yoga for AnxietyYoga for Anxiety, Depression, & ADHD Certification

June 18-20, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

There is a pressing need for yoga classes to incorporate yogic practices adapted for individuals struggling with mood disorders. 322 million people worldwide live with depression and an estimated 264 million people worldwide have an anxiety disorder. In addition, there has been a 42% increase in the number of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnoses over the last 8 years. In this module you will learn ancient Hatha Yoga practices, combining three elements: physical poses (asanas); controlled breathing, breathing practiced in conjunction with asanas; and meditation techniques to enhance your tool box and cater to your personal needs and/or your students needs.

SIGN UP

 


PranyamaPranayama & Power Center Certification

June 16-18, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL & IN PERSON Virtual classroom & Muddy Feet Yoga, Iowa City, IA

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. This module will be held virtually as well as in person at Muddy Feet Yoga in Iowa City, IA. If you choose to participate in person you are required to wear a face covering at all times.

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Postural AnatomyPostural Anatomy Certification

June 25-27, 2021, 2021
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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Advanced AssistsAdvanced Assists & Kinesthetics Certification

July 16-18, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL & IN PERSON Virtual classroom & Muddy Feet Yoga, Iowa City, IA

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. This module will be held virtually as well as in person at Muddy Feet Yoga in Iowa City, IA. If you choose to participate in person you are required to wear a face covering at all times.

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7 Day Transformation7-Day Transformation

August 1-7, 2021, 2021
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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Yoga as MedicineYoga as Integrative Medicine Certification

August 20-22, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

Go deeper than yoga anatomy and physiology to explore the nervous system & subtle body through philosophy & techniques from all traditions of yoga. Fatten up your teaching tool belt with over 50 comprehensive ideas, all with immediate practical application in classes, workshops & private lessons. Hands on (you will listen, see, do) and interactive, this workshop will re-write your understanding of yogic healing forever.

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Private YogaPrivate Yoga Training Certification

August 27-29, 2021, 2021
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.

SIGN UP

 


Yoga Life CoachingYoga Life Coaching

September 10-12, 2021, 2021
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.

SIGN UP

 


YinYin & Restorative Yoga Certification

September 24-26, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (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.

SIGN UP

 


Senior YogaSenior Yoga Certification

October 1-3, 2021, 2021
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.

SIGN UP

 


Sound HealingSound Healing & Mantra Certification

October 8-10, 2021, 2021
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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Intro to AyurvedaIntro to Ayurveda Certification

October 22-24, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
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.

SIGN UP

 


PranyamaPranayama & Power Center Certification

October 22-24, 2021, 2021
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.

SIGN UP

 


3-Day Advanced TT3-Day Advanced Teacher Training Certification

November 5-7, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (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.

SIGN UP

 


Meditation & MindfulnessMeditation, Mindfulness, & Nidra Certification

November 12-14, 2021, 2021
Fri 5:30-10pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm (CENTRAL TIME)
VIRTUAL

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.

SIGN UP

 


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630-433-2413