200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Winter 2020 | Ottawa, ON

Starts January 11!


Kat Doyle in a yoga pose


Realize your dream to immerse yourself in the practice of yoga and feel confident and supported to teach. This program will expand your knowledge and practice. If you are curious to learn more about the practical and philosophical application of yoga, Cat’s teacher training is for you!

This is a magical and well rounded program for aspiring instructors and passionate practitioners.

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Human Anatomy

  • An extensive exploration of human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.)

  • Energetic anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.).

  • Anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).

  • Functional anatomy and how we move synergistically

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers

  • The study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita).

  • Yoga lifestyle, such as the precept of non-violence (ahimsa), and the concepts of dharma and karma.

  • Ethics for yoga teachers, such as those involving teacher – student relationships and community.

  • Understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others (seva).

Teaching Methodology

  • Learn how to communicate as a teacher. Establish skills such as group dynamics, time management, priorities and boundaries.

  • Explore how to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations (pre/post natal, mobility disadvantages, older population, etc.)

  • Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and enhancing.

  • Exploring traditional and modern teaching styles.

  • The student learning process & connecting with individuals.

  • Receiving and giving feedback & observing others teaching.

  • The art of assisting & enhancements.

Techniques, Training and Practice

  • Introduction and exploration of asana, pranayam, kriya, mantra, meditation and traditional yoga techniques.

  • Analytical training; how to teach technique and skill development.

  • Guided practice of Yoga techniques with hands on correction, adjustment and practice, practice, practice!

Business Aspects of Teaching Yoga

  • Owning a yoga studio or small yoga business.

  • Creating a schedule and finding balance.

  • Pricing (workshops, classes, privates, etc).

  • Insurance & legal considerations.

  • Marketing (social media, website, etc).

  • Opportunities in the future

Past Trainings as Lead Trainer

Spring 2019 — 32 hour Yin Yoga Training @ Metta Movement

Fall 2018/Winter 2019 — 225 hour Yoga Teacher Training @ Iron North Studio

Fall 2016 — 25 hour Hot Yoga Intensive @ PranaShanti 

Fall 2015 — 25 hour Hot Yoga Teacher Training @ PranaShanti

Cat’s consistent style and attention to detail builds a solid foundation to your yoga practice. This helps you to feel comfortable in your yoga classes and prepares you for more challenges.
— Peter P.