200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER
This training is designed as an immersive, intensive program for those individuals seeking professional training to develop a deep spiritual discipline and earn their teaching certification in Hatha & Yin yoga.
Sept 2024-March 2025
The spiritual journey is a path that leads to liberation, healing, and transformation of self and society.
This training centers jivamukti (freedom while alive) as a central tenet of our work and seeks to develop spiritual leaders who, as yogis and controllers of the elements, embody the Practice in order to transition the collective conscious and show others, concretely, how it's possible.
Is this the experience you're seeking?
Our work is to anchor the spiritual in the material using the 8-Limbed path of yoga and an array of spiritual tools. This training will teach you to live authentically and consciously in the between home and community and the world that is not yet fully manifest.
✓ Sep - Nov 2024 & Jan - Mar, 2025
✓ Wednesdays, 6pm-8:30p (virtual) and Sundays, 12p-5:30p (studio)
✓ Techniques, Training, Practice: 75hrs
✓ Anatomy & Physiology: 30hrs
✓ Yoga Humanities: 30hrs
✓ Professional Essentials: 50hrs
✓ Electives: 15hrs
Upon completion of this 200-hr. Yoga Teacher Training, students will earn their teaching certifications in both Hatha & Yin Yoga.
Are you feeling led to join us?
Individuals seeking to enhance their spiritual journey through yogic training and personal exploration.
✓ 1 year of yoga practice
✓ Submission & acceptance of the application
✓ $4,999 to be paid in full prior to the beginning of training
✓ $500 non-refundable deposit, paid upon acceptance
✓ Applications must be received by 8/20/24.
✓ Tuition must be paid in full by 9/1/24.
Are you ready to commit to deep soul work?
This intensive experience will ignite the deep, messy, illuminating, radical journey of self-transformation.
✓ 200 hours of attendance, practice, and full participation
✓ Reading assignments, discussion, and exercises
✓ Daily journaling & self assessment activities
✓ Personal yoga practice
✓ The program must be completed in its entirety to be eligible for certification
Committing to yourself only takes one yes at a time.
When you're ready to dive into the life you were always meant to live, you'll know.
✓ Payment plans are available
✓ 50% discount for self-identifying BIPOC
✓ 10% discount for Wildlight members (discounts may not be combined)
Students may receive a full refund prior to the start of the program minus processing fees. After the training begins, there are no refunds or credits, but students may join subsequent cohorts to finish their program as space allows.
Kelli Wefenstette (she/her) came to yoga seeking movement post-college after a childhood of dance and acrobats. In addition, she quickly found relief from a lifetime of anxiety, substantial grief, and the pain of chronic illness. Yoga brought her safely home to her body as her magic and her medicine for living abundantly and unapologetically. Yoga is her freedom journey towards a life of awakening, authenticity, and adventure.
Her teaching style focuses on curious movement, alignment, somatics, and exploration of body mechanics combined with mindfulness and emotional regulation for an empowered, embodied experience on and off the mat.
Kelli earned her BA in Psychology and Religious Studies from Monmouth College and a MA in Social Justice and Community Development from Loyola University Chicago. She has completed nearly 1,000 hours of teacher training in Hatha Yoga and Elemental Yoga as well as prenatal yoga, Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese medicine, and Thai Yoga Massage. She’s currently enrolled in a psych-sensitive, trauma-informed yoga teacher teaching.
Kelli is also a Community Organizer trained in Asset-Based Community Development. Formerly a non-profit director, she owns Wildlight Yoga in Chicago.
With a voice that calms nerves, Kate Lassiter specializes in the Taoist yoga tradition. She completed her 200-hour training with Matt Eshelman at You Do Yoga, focusing on functional anatomy and yin yoga, and her 500-hour training with Will Brashear at Lotus Yoga Temple, focusing on the integration of Thai Yoga, the meridians, and five element theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Kate draws from her vast skill set across the yogic tradition and healing arts, her love for the land, and her doctoral training in Religion and Psychology to offer classes and workshops that invite students toward embodied wisdom and inner knowing.
Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga by Rolf Gates & Katrina Kenison
Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg
Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson, Elizabeth Hopper, et. al.
The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer
The Headspace Guide to Mindfulness & Meditation by Andy Puddicombe
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