Strongheart Yoga’s Teacher Training Program

Next session starts in October 2019

The Yoga Teacher Training program at Strongheart Yoga is closely tailored to each cohort to match our trainees’ needs.

The Yoga Teacher Training program at Strongheart Yoga is closely tailored to each cohort to match our trainees’ needs.


our students are our focus

We are a small locally-owned yoga studio with a vibrant, dedicated community. You won’t get lost in a corporate infrastructure here. Strongheart’s Yoga Teacher Training Program is tailored to train qualified, confident, caring teachers of yoga in a warm, supportive environment.

yoga alliance certification

Strongheart Yoga Teacher Training program curriculum includes all of the components of the 200-hour certification of the Yoga Alliance. Upon completion of all course requirements, students will be qualified to register with Yoga Alliance as a RYT-200 level teacher. Ready to teach!

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do i need yoga experience?

Having a consistent practice is really helpful — but not required. Even a beginning student will be enriched by the training. If you have limited experience with yoga or with our studio, you may want to take advantage of our 10 unlimited days for $10 to get a little more familiar with our style. Or register and start practicing right away. Your Free Unlimited Yoga at Strongheart, which is included in your tuition, begins from the day you register.

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what will i learn?

Our goal at Strongheart Yoga is to qualify teachers to comfortably teach a wide range of students. Our focus is on breath + movement classes at all levels. We begin with Short Form Ashtanga, then learn the free-style sequencing of Vinyasa and Slow Flow. We will transition to Basic Flow Hatha. There are also segments for teaching Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and Chair Yoga.

The curriculum covers asana, anatomy, pranayama, meditation, philosophy & psychology, yoga lifestyle, and teaching methods. We don’t just do theory, we’re all about practical experience. Every trainee has a chance to live what they learn.


can i explore the studio?

Yes! Please come to our Open House & Info Session on September 8 at 2pm. You’ll have a chance to see the studio, meet Pattie, and ask any questions you may have. RSVP here. Consider signing up for our New Student 10 Days for $10 deal to see the studio and get to know our style and our teachers. It’s a great way to see if we feel like a comfortable fit.

what is the course calendar?

The upcoming session starts on October 20 and runs through February 9. Classes are held on Friday evenings from 7:15-8:45pm, and on Sundays from 11am-5pm. We will take a couple of breaks around the winter holidays to give you time off with family. Trainees are required to observe 8 classes, and most spend 2-4 hours a week outside of class on their studies.

can i join the studio at a discount?

Yes! Even better: for the duration of your training, you will get FREE unlimited yoga at Strongheart, which starts as soon as you register for Teacher Training. After the program is complete, you can have 25% off any membership through
October 2020!


what our Trainees are saying

“Thank you for sharing your passion for yoga with me over the last few months. I could not have chosen a better time in my life to dive deeper into my practice and it has truly transformed my life. I’m forever grateful for your guidance.”  

“My teacher training experience at Strongheart Yoga was amazing. Pattie, the owner and instructor of the studio, made a positive difference in my life and practice. Her knowledge, warmth and passion about yoga inspired me not only to learn, but to find my voice as a person and as a yoga teacher. Thank you Pattie for seeing me as a unique individual and helping achieve my goal.”

“With just a desire to know more about this practice that came to be so important to me, I registered for teacher training at Strongheart. And with a push from teachers, who trusted me more than I sometimes trusted myself, I realized I might be meant to share yoga with others.”


we have more to share!

Sign up today to get information about our curriculum, course calendar, materials, and tuition. We are very proud of our Teacher Training program here at Strongheart Yoga.

Pattie closing a class with standing meditation.

Pattie closing a class with standing meditation.

from the course instructor

“Over my 20 years of consistent yoga practice, I’ve felt yoga’s power to keep me grounded and at ease with who I most truly am. And over 13 years of teaching others, I’ve seen yoga awaken people to what’s possible for them when they break out of time-worn physical and mental habits that aren’t serving them.

Teaching and studying yoga is an exchange between individuals searching for answers to our most fundamental human questions. Having received so much wisdom from so many teachers, I hope I can give that to others in my own voice and watch them share it in theirs---all of us part of a long and beautiful tradition of self-discovery.”

Pattie McCann, ERYT-200 & YACEP
Founder of Strongheart Yoga of Warren
Teacher Training Program Instructor

Strongheart Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training program includes the standards of Yoga Alliance. Upon completion of all requirements, students will be certified to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-HR level.