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Indigenous Yoga 200 Hr Vinyasa Teacher Training 2020

January 7 - March 17

This training will be led by Kate Herrera Jenkins, E-RYT 500 (Cochiti Pueblo).  This training was created for those who share the vision to teach yoga to Indigenous people on reservations and in urban settings.  All are welcome, whether you will be serving indigenous or non-indigenous communities.  This Yoga Alliance accredited program certifies you to teach Vinyasa Flow.  Upon successful completion of the program, testing and demonstration you will receive your 200 HR RYT certificate to be eligible for YA 200 RYT designation.

Training will take place at our sister gym, Iron Tribe Fitness in downtown New Orleans, LA . You are required to be in New Orleans March 6- 16th.  This is an intensive immersion.  We will be going from early morning to late night EVERY DAY.   We will go over techniques, training and practice as a group in the the studio in New Orleans.  We will go over Methodology, Philosophy,  History, Ethics, Anatomy and Physiology online together via semi-weekly video conferencing from January 8- March 2.

This training is eligible for scholarships for Indigenous teachers or those serving Indigenous communities.  Local dormitory accommodations will be offered at a reduced rate of about $500 for the 10 days.  Airfare is a separate cost and is paid by you.

Whether you are interested in deepening your own practice or you feel the call to teach, Kiva Yoga Teacher Training program is committed to the personal success of each individual.  Kiva Yoga Teacher Training is a 200 hour yoga teacher training certification program specifically designed to provide a rich environment for learning. Within this training you will discover a strong foundation of acquiring knowledge, utilizing teaching methods, experiencing asana (poses), and consistently applying the principles of the eight-limb path.

This training is designed for those wanting to go deeper into their practice, learn how to share yoga with their community and the world, and for those wanting to complete a 200hrs Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training Program to become a registered teacher.


Training modules Include:

  • Vinyasa Sequencing
  • Asana
  • Pranayama and Meditation
  • Philosophy – Yoga Sutras
  • Anatomy
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Practice teaching with feedback
  • Personal Development
  • Refinement of your Personal Practice
  • Becoming the Leader that Your Community Needs

    We do recommend a minimum of 1 year of  Yoga Practice before attending our Yoga Teacher Training Program.

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 Deadline to apply for training: December 31, 2019

Deadline to apply for scholarship: November 30,2019

This 200 Hour training is $2950.  Native friends, apply for the scholarship!


January 7
March 17