200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Become a Certified Yoga Teacher


Our program is designed to help future teachers and enthusiastic students inspire and deepen their understanding and practice of Hatha Yoga.  It is our desire to develop teachers that are passionate about sharing the gift of yoga.

Program Information:
The program consists of 8 modules (weekends)
 Module 1 - September 22nd-24th, 2023
 Module 2 - October 20th -22nd, 2023
 Module 3 - November 17th - 19th, 2023
 Module 4 - December 8th - 10th, 2023
 Module 5 - January 12th -14th, 2024
 Module 6 - February 9th - 11th, 2024 
 Module 7 - March 22nd - 24th, 2024
 Module 8 - April 5th - 7th, 2023

Makeup weekend for bad weather April 12th - 14th, 2024

Schedule for all weekends are as follows:

To meet the demands of many schedules the class schedule may be modified by using zoom on Thursday evenings of the weekend module.
Fridays 3:00-7:00PM
Saturdays 8AM-7PM
Sunday 8:00AM-4:00PM
Meal Breaks are included.

Student Teacher Requirements:
To become an effective teacher, we must first be a student. The Just Breathe Yoga 200 Hour Certification Program is designed for the yoga student with a minimum of 1 - 2 years of continuous yoga experience that is ready to deepen their own practice.

During this alignment based yoga, training students will...

  • Learn how to observe and understand bodies
  • Develop skills necessary to safely guide students through the physical practice of asana (poses)
  • Obtain knowledge of anatomy, actions, and the art of adjustment along with the use of props
  • Learn how to plan and sequence a class
  • Learn communication skills that are compassionate and representative of your own unique voice
  • Learn how to teach specialized classes such as restorative, prenatal, physically challenged and classes for the elderly
  • Learn a holistic approach to health for a better connection to body-mind-spirit
  • Develop a skillful approach to teaching pranayama (breath work)
  • Develop the ability to teach meditation, chanting, and more
  • Study the history of yoga philosphy, its' foundation, and how philosophy can inspire your teaching
  • Study the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Learn ethical guidelines for lifeystle and teaching
  • Guidelines for the business of yoga

Our goal is to help you learn to teach safe and effective yoga classes, as well as to deepen your own practice leading to a healthier body, clearer mind, and greater sense of peace and joy.

To Apply

Contact Sheila Hubbard via email sheilahubbard20@yahoo.com for a copy of the application. Complete and mail to Just Breathe Yoga & Bodywork with the application fee of $25.00.

Mailing address: 4 E. Main Street, Martinsville, VA, 24112

Tuition for the program is $2200.00. A $200.00 discount is given if paid in full, no later than September 1, 2023. Option to pay monthly is allowed but must be paid at the beginning of the module. Manual is provided. Other books are not included in tuition.

1 workshop required not included in tuition.

Sheila Hubbard, ERYT 500, owner of Just Breathe Yoga & Bodywork and director of the program has been a student of yoga since 2004. She has studied under the tutelage of Terry Brown, owner of Triad Yoga Institute, Aadil Palkhivala, a student of B.K.S. Iyengar and co-owner of Purna Yoga, Baxter Bell, Yoga for Healthy Aging, Tias Little, owner of Prajna Yoga, Elise Browning Miller, Bryan Legere, Bo Forbes, Judith Lasater, J.J. Gromley, Tiina Veer and Nicholai Bachman.

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