Teacher Training

CYTT 2017 Summer Immersion begins June 8, 2017

200-Hour Teacher Training Program

Enhance your physical and meditation practices, deepen your awareness of healthy alignment through an introduction to anatomy and assisting, understand what it takes to lead others into greatness, and be on the path to becoming 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 at both Cleveland Yoga locations from June 8th – July 15th;
    • 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.  The following books are NOT included in tuition.  They are ‘suggested reading’ for your own learning, but not required: Meditations from the Mat by Rolf Gates, Bhagavad Gita translated by Stephen Mitchell, Meditation and Its Practice by Swami Rama, and The Key Muscles of Yoga: Scientific Keys, Volume I and The Key Poses of Yoga: Scientific Keys, Volume II by Ray Long.
  • 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: Cleveland Yoga Studio Owner, Tami Schneider, E-500 RYT, Certified Baptiste Teacher and outstanding member of Baptiste Yoga’s Leader Teacher Faculty

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

Members of Cleveland Yoga’s Leadership Faculty: TBA

Training Tuition

  • $3,000: Early Bird Tuition – Register on or before May 1, 2017 (MUST BE PAID IN FULL).
  • $3,500: FULL Teacher Training Enrollment – after May 1 – June 8, 2017. 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.
  • Minimum of 10 participants is required for this training to take place.  

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:  

  • Introducing TEACH ONE, REACH ONE Scholarship Program for this season’s training.  Reaching out to others that otherwise would not be able to afford a yoga teacher training program.  Empowering others to share this practice in their communities and reach new heights in the world.
  • 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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