The world needs more diverse yoga teachers of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences. Whatever might make you feel nervous to teach is likely to be your superpower as a teacher. Your authenticity and humanity will be exactly what allows you to help students best.
You can be a yoga teacher.
I direct the Carolina Yoga Company’s yoga teacher trainings. We offer our 200-hour (i.e., entry-level) program in three formats. These allow for both locals and visitors to enjoy our programs. We meet at Carrboro Yoga in a custom-designed training room. Carrboro is convenient to Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, Durham, Raleigh, Pittsboro, and Burlington, NC.
Our programs have run since 2011. They reflect our studio’s responsible eclecticism and commitment to the highest professional standards. I would love to talk to you about what we offer! Start by reading about our formats.
Become a yoga teacher with our unique daytime format! We meet online in real time Tuesdays–Thursdays, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., January 12–March 18, 2021. This program is perfect for:
Our weekend program runs the second weekend of each month, September 2021 through April 2022. This program works well for:
Fast-track your teacher training with Carolina Yoga Company’s three-week summer intensive, which meets July and August 2022. This program typically attracts:
The Professional Yoga Teacher’s Handbook explains how to evaluate your options as you choose a teacher training. Download the workbook file keyed to the book and you’ll be prompted to journal on where you’re coming from as a student and where you’d like to go as a teacher.
When you’re ready to apply, reach out to me to express your interest. I’ll invite you to a class with me and encourage you to talk to our current and former students, so you can hear about their experience and see where you might expect to be when you graduate YTT.
I recently had a conversation with a prospective yoga teacher trainee who had read The Professional Yoga Teacher's Handbook and who turned the tables on me by asking me all the questions I suggest aspiring teachers ask teacher training directors. But she added a great question of her own.Read more