Teacher Training

Cleveland Yoga Teacher Training 2017 Summer Immersion

Begins June 8, 2017

200-Hour Teacher Training Program

Enhance your physical and meditation practices, deepen your awareness of healthy alignment with sessions on anatomy, movement, and assisting.  Understand what it takes to lead others into their own greatness, and be on the path to being an impactful certified yoga teacher.

  • OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:  As a result of this training you will walk away as a newly empowered yoga practitioner with the proficiency to teach a powerful and effective vinyasa yoga class; an understanding of basic anatomy, physiology, and healthy alignment principles; new communication, and leadership skills that will educate all levels of practitioners; a rich knowledge of the Baptiste Yoga Methodology; and the understanding that yoga goes beyond the classroom.
  • YOUR COMMITMENT:  This program requires 100% commitment from you. This means:  Showing up fully present, arriving on time to all sessions, being coachable in the moment, being open to new experiences, and being ready for anything.
  • WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:  Whether you are brand new to yoga, an experienced practitioner, or you have the goal to be a 200hr Yoga Teacher, this program will leave you up to something bigger in your physical practice and in your life.  Whether you are aspiring to be a teacher or not, this training will give you tools to be a leader in own your life and within your community.
    • This 200-hr. program consists of Two (2) Full Immersion Weeks, including group practices, meditation, and satsang (keeping good company).  See detailed dates and times below.
    • Throughout each day, you can expect one or two sweaty yoga practices, meditation, group discussions, journaling and partner work.
    • During the session break period, participants will complete assignments and Community Outreach Project under Cleveland Yoga Gives Back program.
    • You also receive unlimited free yoga from June 1 – July 31, 2017.
    • 10% of all boutique items (apparel, mats, CY gear, etc.) through duration of the training.
    • Books included in with your tuition: Journey Into Power by Baron Baptiste and The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice by Deborah Adele.
  • WHAT TO BRING TO EACH SESSION:  Journal and pen, yoga mat and practice towel, change of clothes, towel and toiletries, water bottle and healthy snacks to sustain you for long days.
  • TRAVELING? This extended and intensive program is appropriate for those that live outside the NE Ohio and Cleveland area. You will make your own travel arrangements, yet Cleveland Yoga is here to provide you with any suggestions on accommodations during your week-long stay in our area. Contact: Lisa.davis@clevelandyoga.com

ENROLLMENT & APPLICATION PROCESS:  Registration is open NOW.  See below for tuition and payment options.

Cleveland Yoga Teacher Training Staff

Facilitator: Tami Schneider has spent 25+ years studying and teaching various wellness and fitness disciplines and loves being a student in her ongoing inquiries of life. Her unique style of teaching and leadership has made Cleveland Yoga’s teacher training a high-demand program that draws students from across the country.  She has certified nearly 400 yoga teachers  and trained thousands of yoga teachers within the US and abroad as a prestigious member of the Baptiste Yoga Global Leader/Teacher Faculty.

Program Coordinator: Cleveland Yoga & Baron Baptiste trained Teacher, Lisa Davis

Members of Cleveland Yoga’s Leadership Faculty: TBA

Training Tuition

  • $3,500: FULL Teacher Training Enrollment  Must be paid in full or in 3 payments:
    • $1,185 – due June 1 thru June 8, 2017
    • $1,185 – due on June 29, 2017
    • $1,185 – due on July 14, 2017
    • If choosing the payment plan and your application is submitted before June 1st, you must pay at a minimum the $250 non-refundable application fee.  Please contact Jenn Harte (jenn@clevelandyoga.com) for your request to be on the payment plan.
    • Your balance must be paid in full in order to receive your 200 hour teaching certificate on Saturday, July 15.  
  • A NON-REFUNDABLE $250 application fee is included within the tuition fee.  Additional costs may include purchase of selected and staff approved books or DVDs.

Past Cleveland Yoga Graduate Students:

  • Past CY Graduate Student 50% off tuition options for this 200hr program. Continue with our 100hr FALL CYTT Program to receive your 300hr Teacher Training Certificate.  Dates TBA.
  • Email teachertraining@clevelandyoga.com for the graduate student discount code.

More information TBA:

  • Advanced 100hr TT Program will be announced soon.  Coming this FALL 2017.



100% attendance is required. Any missed hours must be completed before graduation. If the instructor is required to spend time with the student to cover missed information, a fee of $75/hour applies. Students who fail to hold make up sessions or pay their fee will be dismissed from the program.

Sessions begin on time and students are expected to be present and prepared. Any student who fails to attend a session without notification is assumed withdrawn from the program. In the event of a medical disability, a leave of absence will be granted. With a leave of absence, the student may reapply for the next available training and apply their credit for missed sessions towards this training.

Cancellation of sessions due to weather may occur. Additional hours may be added to the program if a cancellation is necessary. Additional hours may also be added if an opportunity for a workshop that compliments the training becomes available. We will give you the most advanced notice as possible to make arrangements if this occurs.


2017 DATES:

First Immersion Sessions:

  • Thursday, June 8 | 5pm – 9pm – Beachwood
  • Friday, June 9 | 9am – 5pm – Beachwood
  • Saturday, June 10 | 8am – 6pm – Beachwood
  • Sunday, June 11 | 8am – 4pm – Uptown
  • Monday, June 12 | 12pm – 9pm – Beachwood
  • Tuesday, June 13 | 9am – 6pm    Beachwood
  • Wednesday, June 14 | Mid-Week Break (NO SESSION)
  • Thursday, June 15 | 8am – 5pm – Uptown
  • Friday, June 16 | 9am – 5pm – Beachwood
  • Saturday, June 17 | 8am – 6pm – Beachwood

Second Immersion Sessions:

  • Thursday, July 6 | 5pm – 9pm – Beachwood
  • Friday, July 7 | 9am – 5pm – Beachwood
  • Saturday, July 8 | 8am – 6pm – Beachwood
  • Sunday, July 9 | 8am – 4pm – Uptown
  • Monday, July 10 | 12pm – 9pm – Beachwood
  • Tuesday, July 11 | 9am – 6pm    Beachwood
  • Wednesday, July 12 | Mid-Week Break (NO SESSION)
  • Thursday, July 13 | 8am – 5pm – Uptown
  • Friday, July 14 | 9am – 5pm – Beachwood
  • Saturday, July 15 | 8am – 6pm – Beachwood


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