200-HOUR TEACHER TRAINING
We Train Hard
Y7 Studio’s 200-Hour Teacher Training adheres the Yoga Alliance guidelines, while simultaneously going above and beyond the requirements by providing you with more contact hours, more hands-on experience and practical teaching than any other program.
Upon completion of the program, you will be able to register as a Registered Yoga Teacher-200 with the Yoga Alliance.
Y7 is proud of offer a scholarship to one participant per training as a way to provide yoga and its benefits to those who are already involved in service within their community and will continue to share the practice through the skill of teaching yoga.
200-HOUR NYC SUMMER INTENSIVE
Monday - Friday | 8:30am - 5:30pm
Lead Teacher: Kristen Nichols
Supporting Teachers: Casey Anderson, Molly Rice, Joanna Cohen, and Hillary Wright
OUR CURRICULUM INCLUDES
A thorough exploration of over 100 asanas, including sanskrit names, proper alignment, energetic properties, modifications, contraindications and benefits
Extensive study of intelligent and proper sequencing
Introduction to anatomy
Safe and effective hands-on adjustments
Finding your unique and authentic teaching voice
Introduction to meditation and pranayama
History of Yoga and Yogic Philosophy
Practical Teaching Experience
Opportunity to Give Back To Your Community Through Yoga
The Business of Yoga
Y7 has a strict attendance policy and attendance is required at all Teacher Training sessions. For every 1-4 hours missed you will need to schedule a one hour private, at a rate of $150. For every 4-8 hours missed, you will need to schedule a 2 hour private, at a rate of $250. We're happy to work with you on this to ensure that you can get all of the information that is missed. The maximum amount of days missed can be no more than 2 days.
Minimum 1 year consistent yoga practice
$500 non-refundable and non-transferrable deposit due within 72 hours of acceptance
Total Tuition: $3,650
Final remainder payment dates due 1 month prior to start
Y7 is proud of offer a partial scholarship to one participant per training as a way to provide yoga and its benefits to those who are already involved in service within their community and will continue to share the practice through the skill of teaching yoga.
Winter 2019 Teacher Training applications are closed.
MEET THE TRAINERS
Hillary Wright is a yoga and meditation teacher and has been for almost a decade. Hillary travels internationally teaching yoga teacher trainings and retreats and holds a 500 ERYT with the Yoga Alliance. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Applied Physiology at Columbia University. She has an extensive training background studying with many world renowned teachers in the lineages of Ashtanga, Sivananda and Vinyasa, and has taught thousands of hours in these lineages. Her extensive background studying the Ashtanga Vinyasa system brings a solid foundation to her trainings while her deep understanding of Vinyasa Yoga makes her trainings accessible and well-rounded. Hillary has spent the past decade studying all aspects of yoga and teaching. She has spent time living in an ashram in India, teaching in packed studios across New York City, and everything in-between. Hillary is a direct and compassionate teacher who loves to share the art of practicing and teaching yoga.
Kristen Nichols is a Vinyasa and Restorative yoga teacher and teacher trainer that holds a 500 ERYT with the Yoga Alliance. In 2010 Kristen began her teaching journey in Colorado where she taught and eventually co-owned a yoga studio. She has studied and holds a deep knowledge of a variety of styles that inspire her teachings including Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin and more. Pulling from 15 years of classical ballet training her classes have an essence of fluidity and physical intuition combined with an emphasis on strength and foundation. Kristen is a playful instructor who provides an energetic and intelligent practice for her students.
Casey Layne Anderson is a yoga instructor, meditation teacher, lululemon ambassador, and yoga teacher trainer currently residing and teaching in New York City. With a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Carnegie Mellon University, Casey’s passion for acting and singing is directly related to her passion for teaching yoga. Both art forms require presence, connection (to self and others), surrender, and intention. Because of Casey's sensitivity to connection and creating a meaningful experience, her classes defy the usual and provide a special space for students to move through any perceived limitations, mentally and physically. Casey has extensive experience teaching yoga as well as leading yoga teacher trainings in Denver, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and New York City. From professional athletes to yogis with extreme physical and mental disabilities, Casey is honored to pass along a practice that has been so meaningful in her life.
Molly Rice has been teaching a variety of yoga styles for the past six years and practicing yoga for the past ten. With a background in classical dance and a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre, Molly has always been fascinated with movement and the mind body connection. Molly has trained in Vinyasa, Traditional Hot, Hatha, and Thai Yoga Massage. She has studied under master teachers both nationally and internationally in a variety of lineages and loves to practice and teach yoga abroad. A forever student, Molly is constantly deepening her personal practice and continually studying philosophy, psychology, and various yoga related healing modalities. She is humbled and honored to teach both students and teachers alike and intends to continue exploring and sharing yoga around the world indefinitely.
Joanna Cohen is a yoga teacher (RYT500) and health coach based in NYC. Since 2012 she's studied vinyasa yoga, hatha yoga and trauma informed yoga among other practices. Her most formative training experiences have been through the Sivananda lineage in South India where she lived, worked and studied. Joanna is passionate about teaching students to build their yoga practice on the mat and take it into their lives.