The M3Yoga Center’s 200 hour yoga teacher training is certified by Yoga Alliance and held in Athens, Georgia one weekend a month for eight months. After completing our training, you will be able to teach vinyasa flow classes and be trained in some M3 signature classes. You also will come away with a well-rounded skillset that sets you up for success.
Our training encompasses the whole yoga teacher experience: from teaching to marketing yourself to human anatomy to history and philosophy. On top of the wide topics covered, the training is also designed to get you teaching fast and often.
Core Training Topics
Smart Sequencing & Intelligent Cueing
Learn how to structure a class and how to effectively take students through it using verbal cueing and intentional space holding.
Teaching Voice & Styles
Discover how to hold space. This is the M3Yoga Center difference. You will be able to create an experience for your students as opposed to “just another class.“ Get exposed to different styles of yoga like Rocket, vinyasa, yin, therapeutic, etc.
Human Anatomy & Safe Modifications
Explore how to modify and adjust based on different bodies and physical limitations and learn WHY you are doing it.
Pranayama & Meditation
Find out how to teach pranayama on its own and also how to incorporate pranayama into your classes.
Yoga History & Philosophy
Dive into the history of yoga through studying texts like the Bhagavad Gita, The Yoga Sutras and the different philosophical approaches, i.e. vedanta, sankhya, etc.
Asana & Pose Breakdowns
Learn anatomical and pose type (twists, standing, forward folds, etc) as they’re broken down into terms you can understand and how to use them to safely guide students.
Other topics covered
Marketing yourself as a teacher
Yoga as a business/career
Clear communication skills
Receiving and giving useful feedback
Meet some trainees
Frequently Asked Questions
Held on weekends (Fridays 7-9:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 8-5pm) so that you can become a yoga teacher and keep your busy life.
Payment can be made over time, but must be complete prior to the training. An initial, nonrefundable $500 deposit secures your spot.
The cost of the training covers training materials (minus books), venue costs and instructor time.
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Our training encompasses the whole yoga teacher experience: from teaching to marketing yourself to human anatomy to history and philosophy.
On top of the wide topics covered, the training is also designed to get you teaching fast and often. Some trainings wait days or weeks for you to start practice teaching, which doesn't give you as much time to hone your skills. We start in weekend 1 cueing poses and learning to command a room. Your abilities on blossom further from there.
Kate Guthrie will be a lead instructor as well. Kate trained in the Pranakriya tradition and is finishing her doctorate in Educational Psychology, in other words she knows how to teach people to teach.
The two of them offer unique yoga perspectives and experiences and will give you the best foundation around, ensuring you are a safe, knowledgeable, and effective teacher.
Practicing regularly during your training will help deepen your experience and prompt questions for you to ask during training days.
Trainees who want to practice at M3 will receive a reduced membership rate during the training.
-You are 18 or older.
-You have a deep desire to deepen your yoga practice and/or a desire to share your love of yoga with others.
-You are ready to accept the challenge and deepen your life with an in-depth study of yoga.
-You appreciate or want to know more about the anatomy and philosophy of yoga
-You like to laugh (not required, but it helps!)
If you cancel 4-8 months before the training, you will receive 90% of any payments back. You will receive 70% of your payments back if you cancel 3 months before training. Canceling 2 months before the training or less will result in a 50% refund. If you drop out after the training has started, there is no refund.