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Program Details

Movement Works & claire liddle yoga YTT 2020

Do you want to learn more about the yoga practice and lifestyle or are you interested in becoming a yoga teacher? If so, Claire Liddle and Nancy Smith hope to satisfy your thirst with a Yoga Teacher Training beginning in 2020.

Q: WHO is a good candidate for the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training?

A: ONE or more of the following:

A current yoga practitioner looking to deepen their knowledge of the practice. Anyone looking to inspire others in the community and beyond. 
An aspiring yoga teacher.
A yogi who is interested in ALL that yoga has to offer, both on and off the mat, ranging from the physical, emotional, and spiritual.

Q: WHAT will we study? 

A: Trainees in the program can expect to learn extensively about: Ÿ

  • the physical and spiritual asana practices
  • teaching methodology
  • aspects of a yogic lifestyle
  • meditation and pranayama techniques
  • adjustments and modifications
  • various styles of yoga (alignment-based, vinyasa, etc.)
  • yoga anatomy and major systems of the body
  • Sanskrit terminology
  • the history of yoga and yoga texts
  • and much more.

All students in the training will develop a vast breadth of knowledge and awareness about themselves and the practices of yoga. Those who wish to become teachers must successfully complete all program requirements and be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance.

Q: What will the schedule be like?

A: We will meet for 11 weekend sessions over a period of 6 months. Dates/times are:

March 6-8

March 20-22

April 3-5

April 17-19

May 1-3

May 15-17

May 29-31

June 12-14

June 26-28

July 10-12

July 24-26

Fridays 6-9pm
     Saturdays 11-6:00pm     Sundays 10–4pm

Q: How much will it cost?

A: All students will be required to give a nonrefundable “Hold my spot” Application deposit of $200, which will be applied to the cost of the training.

PAYMENT IN FULL on or before December 1st: $2400 (Includes $200 deposit)
 2) PAY IN FULL on or before January 1st: $2500 (Includes $200 deposit)
 3) PAY IN FULL on or before March 6th: $2600 (Includes $200 deposit)

Q: What are the requirements for this training?

A:  Attend all training hours scheduled at Movement Works during all 11 weekends (See above)

Complete class observations with each trainer

Attend yoga classes/styles/methods outside of Movement Works

Be a student of yoga and attend class regularly at least once per week for the duration of the training

Practice teaching your own group classes

Practice teaching with another trainee and provide feedback

Maintain a personal asana practice with journal

Maintain a personal meditation practice with journal

Audiotape yourself teaching and submit self-reflection

Perform satisfactory completion of: readings/study of required text, written assignments, quizzes/tests

Final written examination

Final Teaching Demonstration with public class at Movement Works

Q: What’s the process for registering?

A: Schedule to participate in a class with Claire or Nancy at Movement Works, complete registration form, and submit your deposit.

Application and registration will open October 1, 2020.

Once you have participated in a yoga class and your registration is received, a meeting will be scheduled with Claire and Nancy to choose a payment plan and to review teacher training agreements.

Claire and Nancy reserve the right to decline entry to the yoga teacher training program.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Claire or Nancy.

Movement Works Office: 910-579-4845

Claire Ritchie Liddle, E- RYT 500, YACEP®           


Nancy Smith, E-RYT 200, RYT 500 YACEP®

Executive Director, Movement Works