Transform Your Practice
Inner Fire Yoga's Teacher Training Program was born from a passion for yoga and a desire to mold credible leaders that will shape the yoga community. To date, more than 150 new yoga teachers have successfully graduated from the RYT-200 program and are spreading their passion as yoga teachers.
Inner Fire Yoga’s 200 RYT Teacher Training Program is a flexible modular program.
To earn a Yoga Alliance 200 RYT certification, participants combine the Foundations Module with the Power Flow Module. The Foundations Module can also be combined with the Hot Yoga and Yin or Sculpt training. Modules can be combined in any order within 2 years. The Summer Intensive is comprised of the Foundations and the Power Flow Modules in a three week full-time session.
Learn From Our Team of Specialized Yoga Instructors
Participating instructors in Inner Fire Yoga's Teacher Training Program are
(note: scheduled instructors subject to change):
Sandy Homburg | Teacher Training Director | E-RYT 500 | Reiki Master
Joan Bliefernicht | E-RYT 500 | Asana Technique, Practice Teaching, Pranayama, Yoga Philosophy, Ethics and Business
David Lincecum | RYT 200 | Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner | Ayurveda
Dar Vander Hoop | E-RYT 200 | Certified Bikram Instructor | Owner of YogaLove LLC | Yin Yoga & Essential Oils
Katherine Vieau | E-RYT 500 | Asana Technique, Hot Yoga, Voice Training & Yoga Communication Skills
Peggy Howard Moore - Subtle Body & Meditation | 500 E-RYT | Masters in Social Work | Owner of Eb & Flow Yoga Studio, Chicago
Karen Rigsby | RYT 200 | Alignment, Asana Technique, Hot Yoga
Dr. Ruddy | RYT 200 | Practicing Naturopathic Doctor | Certified Bikram Instructor | Hot Yoga
Kate Schmitz | RYT 200 | Hot Yoga | Sequencing and Sanskrit
Paul Mross | E-RYT 200 | LMT | Anatomy, Kinesiology, Pathology, Yoga for Healthy Aging
STEPS TO ENROLL
- Hit the apply button below and apply online!
- We will contact you to confirm your application and go over any questions/concerns you may have.
- Finally, we will contact you to complete your admission.
Foundations Module Offered in the Fall & Summer Intensive
Immerse yourself in a comprehensive yoga curriculum including yoga philosophy, the history of yoga, asana (poses), pranayama (breathing), assists, modifications, meditation, ayurveda, chakras, sequencing, and more. Accelerate your personal yoga practice in a passionate higher-learning environment. Follow an inspired path towards a deeper understanding of yoga theory and personal growth. Our team of specialized instructors will empower you to gain the confidence and leadership skills to effectively share your passion by becoming a skilled and effective yoga teacher.
Completion of the Foundations Module will earn a 110-hour certificate from Inner Fire Yoga and can be applied towards a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher certification with the Yoga Alliance.
Power Yoga Module Offered in the Winter & Summer Intensive
Gain the strength and knowledge to guide and empower others to new heights of fitness in body and mind. Deepen your practice and develop your voice as a teacher to become your authentic self. Learn the theory of sequencing; sun salutations; alignment principles, modifications, meditation, handson assists and adjustments and more! Join us for four weekend-long intensives in a passionate learning environment just eight miles west of Madison, WI.
Completion of the Power Yoga Module will earn a 110-hour certificate from Inner Fire Yoga and can be applied towards a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher certification with the Yoga Alliance.
Hot Yoga Training Offered in the Spring
Learn to teach the traditional Hot Yoga practice from an experienced team of top-trained hot yoga instructors. Deepen your practice through a greater understanding of anatomy and asana technique. Practice teaching and develop your voice as a leader and healer. Learn dialogue, alignment principles, breathwork, modifications, handson assists and more in a passionate learning enviornment. Join us for four weekends of endurance and intensity as we dive into the practice of Hot Yoga.
Summer Intensive Teacher Training (200 RYT) Offered in the summer
Strengthen your personal practice with a deeper understanding of yoga by learning from a passionate team of specialized experts, including teachers trained in anatomy and ayurveda. Gain the skills and confidence to find your voice as a qualified Power Yoga instructor. Come, join other dedicated yogis, transform yourself and your yoga practice at our beautiful and accommodating location that provides a serene, retreat-like, distraction-free environment in Madison, just 10 miles west of our flagship studio.
Completion of the Summer Intensive will earn a 200-hour certificate from Inner Fire Yoga and students will qualify for a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher certification with the Yoga Alliance.
Yin 1 & 2 Offered in the Fall & Summer
YIN 1 teacher training is fifteen hours of nuts and bolts training with hands-on experience actually teaching a class, learning to use props, exploring the deep tissues through yin anatomy, and learning the history and roots of YIN YOGA, and more. Learn how to set-up and structure a themed 60-75 minute class. This training is practical and fun; and gives you the tools and materials to begin teaching a basic Yin Class. We cover breath-work, meditation, and mindfulness as well. A 40 page manual is included in the training. Yin 2 Teacher Training dives deeper into meridian and chakra theory. The practicum will be based on how to develop more complex yin flows and as well as how to successfully theme a class. We will explore the mental, emotional and physical qualities of the postures and, more specifically, how these qualities relate to the meridians and chakras of the subtle body. Mindfulness practices, meditation and breathing exercises will be included. Aromatherapy will also be included in this in-depth training.
Each training will be held at the Owl’s Nest, a beautiful hobby farm nestled in the hills of Wisconsin’s driftless area just eight miles west of Madison and two miles south of Cross Plains, WI. Weather permitting there will be out door classes too!
Sculpt Offered in the Winter
Sculpt is a transformational practice of body, mind and spirit. This training will provide the necessary skills to lead a dynamic Sculpt class. Lecture and hands-on practice in applied anatomy and physiology, sequence development, work with resistance tools as well as essential leaderships skills will be included in this training.