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Sage Studio Yoga Teacher

200 Hour RYT Program

Beginning March 2023

Instructor and Director:

Shane Knox, ERYT 500, Urban Shaman and Owner of Sage Studio Yoga Wellness


Mandatory Training Times:

Attendance requirements to complete the course of study for graduation.

  • All regular Saturday classes on training dates.

  • All training date modules. These will run from 1:30pm to 6:00pm

  • All scheduled Sunday modules. These will run from 11am-2pm

  • Home and online study. Assignments to be given by Shane

Supplemental Training:

These times are up to the students to use to complete their 200 hours, get help with problem areas in their specific progression, and have opportunity to practice teaching.


  • Shane will be available for questions after all classes, even those not on training dates.

  • Teaching practicum classes or assisting with adjustments. 

  • Any classes with Shane or another teacher who has completed this training course. All Sage Studio teachers have done this training.

  • All trainees will be required to attend all mandatory training times to graduate, unless prior arrangements have been made. Any missed times will have to be made up at the earliest availability. I will be flexible with this but need each trainee to take the responsibility to get all required modules and hours.

Completion of this course will meet all requirements for the designation of RYT200 with the Yoga Alliance.

Reading Material:


Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar

Ashtanga Yoga the Practice Manual

$2500 tax included.

Memberships will remain active during training to cover regular classes that are not part of the training modules.
Nonmembers will have a drop in fee of $15 for each class attended outside of the training program.
Training dates are included in the cost of the program
Fees are non-refundable once paid. All payments should be made to Sage Studio.
Fees do not cover suggested reading materials


The Schedule:

Module 1 Saturday, March 4th, 2023

  • The Eight Limbs. Philosophy, & History of Yoga

  • Sequencing & Class Structure

  • Intention Setting

  • Introduction to Pranayama

  • Introduction to Bandhas

Module 2 Sunday, March 5th, 2023

  • The Language of Yoga (Sanskrit)

  • Teaching Sun Salutations (A & B)

Module 3 Saturday, March 18, 2023

  • Teaching Styles

  • Types of Yoga

  • Dynamics of Communication

  • Geography of the Mat

  • Right and Left Hand Paths

Module 4 Saturday April 1, 2023

  • Theming

  • Adjusting & Assisting Yoga Asana

  • Teaching Standing Poses

Module 5 Sunday April 2, 2023

  • Teaching Twisting and Bound Poses

  • Teaching Stabilizing/Core Exercises

  • Teaching Forward Bending & Back Bending Poses 

Module 6 Saturday, April 15, 2023

  • Teaching Seated Poses

  • Teaching Hip Opening Poses

  • Teaching with Props

Module 7 Saturday, April 29, 2023

  • Teaching Inversions

  • Anatomy & Physiology Application to Yoga

Module 8 Sunday, April 30, 2023

  • Teaching Arm Balancing Poses

  • Sun Salutations and Vinyasa

Module 9 Saturday, May 13, 2023

  • Teaching Yin Yoga Poses

  • Limitations of Movement 

  • Special Populations

  • Practice Adjustments

Module 10 Saturday, May 27, 2023

  • Introduction to Meditation

  • Introduction to Mudras

  • Introduction to Mantras

  • Introduction to Chanting

Module 13 Sunday May 28, 2023

  • Ayurveda: The Yoga Diet & Lifestyle

  • Yoga as a Service

  • Special Populations

Module 14 Saturday, June 10, 2023

  • Energetic Anatomy

  • Chakras

  • Practicum

Module 15 Saturday, June 24, 2023

  • Business of Yoga

  • Yoga Ethics

  • Practicum

Module 16 Sunday, June, 25 2023

  • Practicum

  • Review

  • Make Up

  • Final Exam

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