In this course, you’ll train to be a cutting-edge yoga leader and earn your 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training certificate. You’ll also contribute to an empowering community that supports one another through on and off the mat practice.
This 6-month program intensifies weekly to deepen your yoga practice, create an abundant career, and live a life you love.
Start the next step in your yogic evolution and become the master who advocates for unity and inclusion through yoga.
After taking this course, you’ll:
Take your practice and knowledge of yoga far deeper
Support your next level of growth and depth with yoga
Bring the yoga tradition alive with yogic stories, mantra, mudra and other powerful yoga tools
Deepen your ability to craft and teach sequences that fulfill the heart soul and stretch the bodies of your students
Customize your yoga classes for balancing the doshas with Ayurveda, themed courses, workshops, classes and retreats
Master physical and energetic anatomy
Hone your unique style and skills with clear, powerful sequences
Develop presence and mindfulness
Take steps to become a renowned, authentic yoga leader
What are the benefits of becoming a certified yoga teacher at the 500 hour level?
While completing a teacher training program, increasing your yoga knowledge and skills is expected, but there are so many more benefits. By extending your knowledge of a true yoga lifestyle, you may also experience a decrease in stress, an increase in happiness, and a greater appreciation of life! After completing the program and gaining your Yoga Alliance Certification, you’ll also be prepared to teach at the next level of mastery with clients privately or in large group settings such as studios, schools, hospitals, and corporate organizations.
As a member of Ignite, you’ll share an experience with other amazing, like-minded people - many of whom will become close friends and supporters. The benefits of Yoga Teach Training are truly endless!
Is Ignite a Yoga Alliance Certified institution??
YES. Ignite is certified at the highest levels available through Yoga Alliance. At both the 200 Foundations and 500 Advanced levels. Ignite’s programs follow a collegiate educational model, offering some of the highest quality trainings in yoga and wellness available today. Our Founder and Director of Education, Susanna Barkataki, has a Master’s Degree in Education, is a certified Yoga Therapist, is an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor, and is a Continuing Education Provider for Yoga Alliance. She also consults to Yoga Alliance to improve the quality of all teacher trainings worldwide.
Susanna Barkataki is a teacher, coach, inclusivity promoter and yoga culture advocate. She helps yoga teachers, studios, nonprofits and businesses become leaders in equity, diversity and yogic values so they can embody thriving yoga leadership with integrity and confidence. She is the Founder of Education for Ignite | Yoga and Wellness Institute. She has an Honors degree from UC Berkeley, an M.Ed., is E-RYT 500 Teacher as well as an Ayurvedic practitioner. She is also honored to have studied with her family and Masters in India and the United States in the Hatha Yoga tradition. Susanna loves to support students in deepening their practice and becoming leaders in yoga and wellness.