Registered Yoga Alliance School 200, 300, 500 & RPYT

Yoga Education • Prenatal • Ayurveda Yoga Specialist • Professional Yoga Therapist Training

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Upcoming Programs

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Great Yoga Wall Professional Training

August and September weekend workshops!

Parts 3 (Pilates focus) Part 4 (Therapeutics)

become an Ayurveda Yoga Specialist

Our Ayurveda Yoga Specialist program begins in November 2019.

KC Yoga Therapy Professional Training Program

Our 800 hour professional yoga therapist program prepares you to be a certified Yoga Therapist.

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Upcoming Workshops

Great Yoga Wall Trainings - Kansas City

Join Renee DeTar in Kansas City for two weekend workshops!

BandahYoga Workshop with Ray Long, Oct 5-6, 2019

Join us for our annual workshop with Dr. Ray Long, author of the world famous BandhaYoga Books!

KC Yoga Therapy Professional Training Modules May & October 2019

Join Renee DeTar for Assessment & Documentation in May and join Doug Keller in October for Therapeutic Wisdom Part 2.

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Teacher Empowerment Retreat at

The Himalayan Institute

Arrive anytime on Wednesday, November 13 and depart on Sunday, November 17. 2019.

November 14 - 16, 2019

Treat yourself to a yoga immersion in the heart of the Poconos. This retreat is designed for yoga teachers and is a requirement for those who are in the IIYS / KC Yoga Therapy Professional Training Program. All graduates of any IIYS program are welcome to join us and reconnect. Try to book your massages and other alternative treatments on Wednesday, at PureRejuv, the wellness center at the Himalayan Institute. They provide a rich menu of different therapies, traditional and Ayurvedic, that can be found here. We will enjoy incredible food, practice, connection and surrounded by nature creating the perfect environment for you to rejuvenate your system, refine your teaching skills and prepare for the holiday season.


Achieve greater self-compassion, joy, and loving-kindness through meditation, yoga and a deep look into yourself using work from Sacred Contracts by Caroline Myss.

The program will include asana (postures), pranayama (breath practices), Yoga Nidra, and guided meditations:

* Practice targeted asanas that help manage mood and emotional triggers
* Explore how anger, fear, grief, sadness, and shame manifest in the body, mind, and emotions and identify archetypes at work so you do not project on your clients
* Learn a variety of skills, including Pratipraksha Bhavana, (YS 2) to cultivate loving-kindness and counteract negative states of mind
* Experience mantra initiation and learn the practice of japa.

* Advanced Pranayama used in yoga therapeutics

You will return home with practices to address specific challenges in your life and in your yoga therapy business.

The leadership & business portion of the program will include:

* Business Ethics and techniques for developing a strong studio schedule, yoga therapy clinic schedule, etc.
* Adding revenue streams and existing hidden potentials
* Identifying problems before they manifest and identifying strategies of what is working and what is not.
* Identify your personal strengths and weakness as an owner, leader, therapist, and manager

Visit the Himalayan Institute website here. 

To register, click here. 

Accommodation & Rates

For Accommodations, please call The Himalayan Institute at 800.822.4547 X 1 and use booking code IIYS1119. 

Visit the site and and look at the available accommodation before you call by clicking here. 

Travel & Prepare for your workshop

Make your flight arrangements to arrive Wednesday, November 13 by 4:00pm and depart on Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Getting there! 

Reading recommendations

  • Sacred Contracts by Caroline Myss

  • Advanced Energy Anatomy by Caroline Myss

  • The Power of Mantra and Mystery of Initiation by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait


WHAT'S the schedule?

Wednesday, arrive and enjoy activities at the Himalayan Institute and pick up information packet.

Thursday - Saturday program

Sunday - check out and departure.



Refunds are available 30 days prior to event for any reason. 


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Begin Your Exam

Only those enrolled in the Advanced Studies and the professional KC Yoga Therapy program are eligible to access this link after successful completion of each module. This link is available only at certain times. Registered teachers will be emailed access codes for each exam.

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Receive Your Module

Visit Yoga International and click in your code received for the the Module.

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for BandhaYoga Workshop with Ray Long