Sage Studio Yoga Teacher

200 Hour RYT Program

Beginning Fall 2019

Instructor and Director:

Shane Knox


Mandatory Training Times:

These are required attendance modules to complete the course of study for graduation.
All regular Saturday classes on training dates (40 hours)
All training date modules. These will run from 1:30 to 6:00 (100 hours)
Home and online study. Assignments to be given by Shane (30 hours)
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.
Saturday classes not on training dates (40 hours). Shane will be available for questions after.
Sunday regular studio classes (20 hours). Shane will be available for questions after.
Teaching practicum classes or assisting with adjustments (20 hours)
Any classes with Shane or another eryt500 teacher. (Unlimited)
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

$2300 tax included.
$2,000 prepaid by August 1st

Memberships will remain active during training to cover regular classes that are not part of the training
Nonmembers will have a drop in fee of $10 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, September 7th , 2019

  • The Eight Limbs. Philosophy, & History of Yoga

  • Sequencing & Class Structure

  • Intention Setting

Module 2 Saturday, September 21th, 2019

  • Introduction to Pranayama

  • Introduction to Bandhas

  • The Language of Yoga (Sanskrit)

  • Teaching Sun Salutations (A & B)

Module 3 Saturday, October 5th , 2019

  • Teaching Styles

  • Types of Yoga

  • Dynamics of Communication

  • Geography of the Mat

  • Right and Left Hand Paths

Module 4 Saturday, October 19th, 2019

  • Theming

  • Adjusting & Assisting Yoga Asana

  • Teaching Standing Poses


Module 5 Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

  • Teaching Twisting and Bound Poses

  • Teaching Stabilizing/Core Exercises

Module 6 Saturday, November 16th, 2019

  • Teaching Forward Bending & Back Bending Poses

  • Teaching Seated Poses

Module 7 Saturday November 30th , 2019

  • Teaching Hip Opening Poses

  • Teaching with Props

Module 8 Saturday, December 14th , 2019

  • Teaching Inversions

  • Anatomy & Physiology Application to Yoga

Module 9 Saturday, December 28th, 2019

  • Teaching Arm Balancing Poses

  • Sun Salutations and Vinyasa

Module 10 Saturday, January 11th , 2020

  • Teaching Yin Yoga Poses

  • Practice Adjustments

Module 11 Saturday, January 25th , 2020

  • Limitations of Movement 

  • Special Populations

  • Practice Adjustments

Module 12 Saturday, February 8th, 2020

  • Introduction to Meditation

  • Introduction to Mudras

  • Introduction to Mantras

  • Introduction to Chanting

Module 13 Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

  • Ayurveda: The Yoga Diet & Lifestyle

  • Yoga as a Service

  • Special Populations

Module 14 Saturday, March 7th , 2020

  • Energetic Anatomy

  • Chakras

  • Practicum

Module 15 Saturday, March 21st, 2020

  • Business of Yoga

  • Yoga Ethics

  • Practicum

Module 16 Saturday, April 4th , 2020

  • Practicum

  • Review

  • Make Up

  • Final Exam