• deepen your knowledge as a yoga practitioner
  • expand your skill level as a yoga teacher
  • foster your evolution as a yoga professional
  • help treat the human condition for improved general well-being
  • help restore the balance between the body-mind connection
  • help improve or manage a particular condition
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Teacher Training Curriculum
  • Expand your experience and utilize pranayama breathing to its greatest capabilities
  • Strengthen the theory and application of therapeutically-oriented pranayama practices
  • Explore the principles of stress and anxiety reduction through Ayurveda and yoga
  • Master holistic sequencing for your type and energetic efficiency
  • Establish Yoga practices to help balance mental health including improved understanding of the: sensory system, brain, mind, role of emotions
  • Refine asana learning for improved overall health and emotional healing
  • Assimilate Yoga’s role in treatment including: addiction, recovery, trauma, etc.
  • Help others sleep better with yoga nidra for relaxation and pain management
  • Develop a therapeutically-oriented yoga model by learning how to modify yoga for the individual
  • Practice integrating meditation to serve the mind
  • Master methods for managing and improving a variety of conditions
  • Deepen your understanding of anatomy related to functional physiology
  • Study traditional and energetic anatomy and physiology suitable for teaching therapeutically-oriented yoga
  • Develop practices focusing on mind-body solutions of subtle anatomy health
  • Apply therapeutically-oriented yoga methods for: muscles, bones, joints, cardiovascular, circulatory, respiratory, integumentary, immune, lymphatic, digestive, urinary, nervous, and endocrine systems
  • Understand the aging body, reviewing affected systems, physiology, psychology, social features
  • Applying yoga to address cognitive, emotional, and physiological symptoms associated with PTSD
  • Learn holistic nutrition – explore the science of food and its relationship to helath physically, mentally and spiritually
  • Incorporate an Ayurvedic diet for living consciously and compassionately
  • Advance your Ayurveda knowledge to help balance the Doshas and disorders related to Dosha imbalance
  • Apply philosophical wisdom from the sages and Bhagavad Gita
  • Study Vedic prayers and mantras that work in harmony with the greater web of life
  • Learn ethical application of yoga techniques in western health care system today
  • Refine cross-training techniques that serve yoga’s many paths to Spirituality
  • Apply clinical skills in small groups
  • Become proficient in physical evaluations of clients and case monitoring
  • Cultivate a strong asana practice for optimal mind-body well-being
  • Design energetic sequencing practices to improve health and well-being
  • Understand your yoga business from both a local and global perspective
  • Be aware of the legal requirements you are responsible for as well as what yoga studio’s are responsible for
  • Build your brand through social media and modern marketing methods
  • Build your student following and understanding appropriate boundaries
  • Build community and being connected in life
  • Yoga Alliance and IAYT registry and membership
  • Continuing Education and the best self care for YOU!
Requirements
  • A 200-hour TTC from a Registered Yoga School is required for 300-hour training.
  • We recommend that you have taught yoga weekly for at least one year prior to attending this training.
  • You will be required to bring a yoga mat, a set of 3 Minute Eggs (standard yoga blocks will not suffice), a strap, and the required reading listed below.
  • Vibrational Medicine by Richard Gerber
  • Netter’s Anatomy (any version)
  • Eat, Taste, Heal by Thomas Yarema, M.D., Daniel Rhoda and Johnny Brannigan
  • The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies by Vasant Lad
  • You will also be required to take online courses between November and May, which are offered by the faculty of the school.
Included in Your Tuition
  • Lodging Accommodations at the Villa Ojai with comfortable and restful rooms, comfortable beds, en suite bathrooms, and maid service.
  • Three delicious gourmet vegetarian meals daily – drinking water, coffee, tea, fresh juices.
  • Comprehensive Yoga Alliance teacher training with Marianne Wells – E RYT-500 and faculty
  • Yoga Training manual written by Marianne Wells
  • 300 hours of accredited study – upon successful completion, students receive their professional certification from Marianne Wells Yoga School – a Yoga Alliance registered school, and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance for their RYT-500
  • Ongoing professional mentoring from Marianne Wells after successful completion of the program
  • Airfare
  • Ground transportation
  • Travel Insurance
  • Yoga books for studies
Flights & Ground Transportation
  • AX is approximately 85 miles from Villa Ojai
  • SBA is approximately 43 miles from Villa Ojai
  • BUR is approximately 70 miles from Villa Ojai
  • NOTE: Ground Transportation from the airport to training will not be provided
  • For airport taxi service, Topa Topa Taxi or 805-312-228
  • For a private town car or limo service, Ojai Limo or 805-646-0316
  • For taxi around Ojai or to/from Santa Barbara Airport, call Ojai Taxi 805-646-TAXI (8294)
  • Roadrunner Shuttle van or town car service. 800-247-7919
  • Car rental- all major car rentals are available from LAX, BUR, and SBA
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