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Namaspa Yoga & Massage

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1135 NW Galveston
Bend, OR 97703
Phone: 541-550-8550

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Spring 2018

TRUE U Namaspa 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training places the emphasis on TEACHING. You will learn to authentically express and share of yourself, connect with others and create positive change in the world – skills applicable to any leadership role in or out of a yoga studio. This program is powerful stuff.


Apply HERE  //  Pay your deposit HERE


  • Learn to design and teach a challenging power vinyasa yoga class in the tradition of Baron Baptiste, as well Gentle Flow and Yin yoga
  • Learn basic anatomy and physiology as it applies to specific yoga poses and common injuries
  • Learn the breakdown, alignment, modifications, and sequencing of postures
  • Learn how to assist, evaluate bodies physically, emotionally and prevent injuries
  • Learn ujjayi and other pranayama breathing techniques to incorporate into your class
  • Participate in practice-teaching sessions, intimate study groups, observing and assisting classes
  • Yoga philosophy that will guide you in your daily life
  • Learn yoga's roots or beginnings and compare/contrast Eastern and Western practices
  • Learn the lifestyles and ethics for yoga teachers
  • Learn effective presentation and communication skills to teach to different levels of health and ability

Program Requirements

180 Contact Hours

20 Online Meeting Hours

20 Non-Contact Hours (includes time outside/in between each intensive module and includes, Zoom video calls, reading and writing homework assignments, group assignments and activities)

  1. Techniques ~ 100 hours
  2. Teaching Methodology ~ 25 hours
  3. Anatomy and Physiology ~ 20 hours
  4. Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle ~ 30 hours
  5. Practicum ~ 25 hours

Required Reading - These books will be reviewed in their entirety.  Please read them in advance of your sessions to further your learning and that of your classmates:

  • Journey Into Power, by Baron Baptiste
  • Being of Power by Baron Baptiste
  • Perfectly Imperfect by Baron Baptiste
  • 40 Days to Your Personal Revolution, by Baron Baptiste
  • Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele
  • The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark
  • Wisdom of Yoga, by Stephen Cope (includes a translation of the yoga sutras in the back)
  • The Key Poses of Yogas, Volume 2, Ray Long
  • Anatomy and Asana, Preventing Yoga Injuries by Susi Hately Aldous

Recommended Reading – These books will also be referred to in this program:

Graduation Requirements – In order to receive your 200hr Certification, you must:

  • Attend every YTT session, or pay $75/hour for makeup sessions
  • Complete the 40 Days to Personal Revolution Program, including all 7 meetings
  • Practice teach in at least 15 Community Classes and assist in 5 classes (or approved makeup classes), teaching each section of the JIP sequence at least once
  • Complete all individual and group reading and writing assignments
  • Pass the YTT Quiz with at least a 70% score, overall and in each section


  • $2,600*
  • $300 non-refundable application deposit due at the time your application is submitted. This deposit will be applied towards your tuition once the program begins.
  • $200 discount if tuition is paid in full by February 12, 2018
  • Payment plan available and will incur a $30 charge for each payment made.

*No refunds on tuition once program has started.

Apply HERE  //  Pay your deposit HERE


First Time Special Offer: $39 for one month of unlimited yoga!

Central Oregon residents only--1 per student. Begins on the first day of your paid class and applies to both locations. No refunds or extensions.

Sign up using the form below, click above or call 541-550-8550 

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