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 200 HR HATHA & YIN YOGA TEACHER TRAINING 

This 200+ hour 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

ELIGIBILITY:

✓ 1 year of yoga practice

✓ Submission & acceptance of the application

DEADLINES:

✓ Applications must be received by 8/20/24.

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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.

200 HOUR YOGA
TEACHER TRAINING

IS THIS THE EXPERIENCE YOU'RE SEEKING?

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.

ARE YOU FEELING CALLED TO JOIN US?

Individuals seeking to enhance their spiritual journey through yogic training and personal exploration.


 

ARE YOU READY TO COMMIT TO DEEP SOUL WORK?
 

This intensive experience will ignite the deep, messy, illuminating, radical journey of self-transformation.

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.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
 

SCHEDULE:

✓ Sept - Nov 2024 & Jan - Mar 2025

 

✓ Wednesdays, 6pm-8:30p (virtual)

 ✓Sundays, 12p-5:30p (studio)
 

CURRICULUM:

✓ Techniques, Training, Practice: 75hrs

✓ Anatomy & Physiology: 30hrs

✓ Yoga Humanities: 30hrs

✓ Professional Essentials: 50hrs

✓ Electives: 15hrs

REQUIREMENTS:

✓ 200+ hours of attendance, practice, and full participation including a minimum of 180 contact hours

✓ 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.


CERTIFICATION:
Upon completion of this 200-hr. Yoga Teacher Training, students will earn their teaching certifications in both Hatha & Yin Yoga.

TUITION:

✓ $4,999 to be paid in full prior to the beginning of training

✓ $500 non-refundable deposit, paid upon acceptance
✓ Tuition must be paid in full by 9/1/24.


DISCOUNTS:
✓ Payment plans are available until Sept 2024

✓ 50% discount for self-identifying BIPOC

✓ 10% discount for Wildlight members (discounts may not be combined)

CANCELLATIONS:

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.

KATE LASSITER

500HR YOGA TEACHER

With a voice that calms nerves, Dr. Kate specializes in the Taoist yoga tradition and meditation. She came to yoga in 2008 as a way toward embodied knowing and self-love while immersed in doctoral studies. Kate draws from her vast skill set across the yogic traditions, her love and respect of the wilds, and her training in Religion and Psychology to create the conditions for students to move toward embodied wisdom and inner knowing. Her own asana practice regularly includes Yin and Vinyasa styles of yoga. She teaches in Chicago at Blue Lotus Yoga (Woodlawn) and Wildlight Yoga (Portage Park). 

 

Kate completed her 200-hour training with Matt Eshelman at You Do Yoga, focusing on functional anatomy and Yin yoga. She completed her 500-hour training with Will Brashear at Lotus Yoga Temple, focusing on the integration of Thai Yoga and Elemental Balancing through extensive study of meridian and five element theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is also trained as a prenatal yoga instructor, holistic doula, and spiritual companion, and enjoys one-on-one accompaniment and care with girls, women, and anyone coming with a sincere heart as they transition through the full physical, emotional, and spiritual spectrum of life.


When Kate isn’t on her mat, she serves as Senior Director for Lifelong Learning at Meadville Lombard Theological School. Her work directing both the Leadership Institute for Growth, Healing, and Transformation as well as the Doctor of Ministry in Social Justice Leadership brings her commitment to flourishing and holistic healing with support for religious leaders, spiritual innovators, visionary justice activists, and communities of faith. She is the author of Recognizing Other Subjects: Feminist Pastoral Theology and the Challenge of Identity and other academic writing. 

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KELLI WEFENSTETTE

500HR YOGA TEACHER

Kelli Wefenstette (she/her) came to yoga seeking movement post-college after a childhood of dance and acrobats and found a practice that 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, Thai Yoga Massage, psych-sensitive yoga instruction, and nervous system healing. She studied under Rhonda Kantor, Rita Knorr, and Dorie Silverman at Global Yoga & Wellness and Will Brashear at Lotus Yoga Temple. Kelli is also a Community Organizer trained in Asset-Based Community Development. Formerly a non-profit director, she owns Wildlight Yoga in Chicago.

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yoga books

READING LIST

Yoga for Everyone: 50 Poses for Every Type of Body by Dianne Bondy

The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark

The Spiritual Science of Kriya Yoga by Goswami Kriyananda

The Science of Yoga: Understand the Anatomy and Physiology to Perfect Your Practice by Anne Swanson

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson

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