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Teacher Trainings

We offer 225-hour Yoga Teacher Certification, as well as many continuing education opportunities.  Which one interests you?

→ 225-Hr Yoga Teacher Training (Yoga Alliance Certified)

 

→ Trauma Informed Training (YA CE credits)

 

→ Restorative Yoga Teacher Training, Fall 2021 (YA CE credits)

→ Therapeutic + Chair Yoga Teacher Training

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225 hr Yoga Teacher Certification

Deepen your practice, learn to teach yoga with our highly skilled and experienced faculty members, and become a part of our growing community!  Click for details including curriculum and tuition

 

Our comprehensive and transformative 225 hour Yoga Teacher Training dates for FALL 2021 will be announced soon.  Don’t miss this opportunity to change your life and participate in Toronto’s best yoga teacher training. Union Yoga’s 225 Hour Teacher Training program is an enriching program designed for those looking to embark on a path of self-discovery through yoga, and equips students with the tools and confidence to teach yoga professionally.

 

Choose to either participate in the full training, or to partake in only Part 1: Theory and Applied Foundations (Online), ideal for passionate yoga students looking for an immersive experience, and for teachers looking to refresh their knowledge.

Click to learn more about Union's 225 hr Yoga Teacher Certification.

 

Trauma Informed Training

NEW: Trauma Informed Foundations on June 6, 2021, with Rose Mina Munjee, Registered Psychotherapist, and Kim McBean, Senior Experienced Yoga Teacher. 

 

Teaching with a trauma-informed lens creates the conditions to support self-inquiry, choice, autonomy, and empowers practitioners to befriend and reclaim their bodies.

You will learn the principles of trauma-informed teaching, including fostering safer practice spaces and helping others to grow their resilience, heal, and thrive. The methods shared in this workshop offer tools to support embodied strength, joy, ease, and ways to explore a more intimate relationship with oneself and community.

We will examine ways to cause less harm with compassion and sensitivity while fostering an inclusive environment to support embodiment, connection, and personal growth.

This is a Professional Development course — it is not intended as an intervention for those who have experienced trauma.  Past attendees have included yoga teachers, YTTs, educators, psychotherapists, social workers, massage therapists, and others interested in learning about trauma and how it affects the people they work with.

You do not need to be a certified Yoga Teacher to attend the training — all are welcome!
 

Yoga Instructors seeking YA CE credits: Trauma Informed Training with Union Yoga counts towards CE credits with the Yoga Alliance for eligible movement instructors.  Certificates will be issued upon completion.  

 
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Restorative Yoga and Embodied Somatic Movement Teacher Training

Learn to teach Restorative Yoga and embody Somatic Movement with senior instructor Kim McBean and guest faculty Indu Vashist. This training goes beyond Restorative Yoga, to explore healing and transformational helpmates to deepen your practice and inform your teaching. 

 

This online training is open to everyone, practitioners and teachers — all bodies and all levels of experience. For those that are keen to deepen their knowledge and embody life enhancing change, to develop a home practice, or share with their loved ones and communities.  

 

40 Hour Online Restorative Yoga and Embodied Somatic Movement Training

with senior teacher Kim McBean, E-RYT 500

Including a module by guest faculty Indu Vashist: "Restorative Yoga for Racial Stress and Trauma"

 

Please connect by email if you are interested in joining an upcoming training with Kim McBean.

This online training takes place over 5 days

Day 1 — Fri, Sept 17th, 2021: 6pm – 9:30pm EST

Days 2 & 3 — Sat, Sept 18th & Sun, Sept 19th, 2021: 9:30am – 5:30pm EST

Days 4 & 5 — Sat, Oct 16th & Sun, Oct 17th, 2021: 9:30am – 5:30pm EST

(A one hour lunch break is included on weekends)

 
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Chair Yoga Teacher Training

Led by Kassandra Prus, this training explores Therapeutics and Chair Yoga with an emphasis on Accessibility, Applicability, and Autonomy in Practice.  To be notified when the next training dates are announced, please connect by email.

We will notify you when new dates are announced, and offer priority enrollment!

 

This training does not certify you as a yoga teacher, but can act as a complement to your current yoga teaching or other therapeutic practice. It offers practical ways that simple therapeutic teachings may be formally taught or facilitated in group settings (within or outside of a yoga studio), or informally lived and shared as life practices with friends, family, and community. 

This training is built on the pillars of a deepened personal practice, Yoga Philosophy, and Subtle Anatomy.

40+hr Therapeutic & Chair Yoga Teacher Training

with Kassandra Prus