In-Depth Yoga Study and Basic Teacher Certification
200-Level (RYT 200) Program Breakdown:

180 Contact Hours + 20 Non-Contact Hours

  • Asana Intensives & Lectures
  • Functional Anatomy & Peer Teaching
  • Yoga Practice Classes
  • Weekly Online Mentoring
  • Homework, Reading, & Worksheets

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Subjects Covered:

Yoga Anatomy and Physiology, Applied Teaching Methodology and Practice, Sequencing, Yoga History & Philosophy, Yogic Living/Nutrition, Ethical Guidelines, Sanskrit, Asana Benefits & Contraindications, Cuing, Vocal & Hands-on Adjustments, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, The 8 Limbs of Yoga, Yamas & Niyamas, Pranayama, Meditation Practices, Hindu Deities & Avatars, The Schools of Yoga, Chakras & Energy Anatomy, Mudra & Mantra, Bandhas & Kriyas, Ayurveda, The Business of Yoga: Professional Info for the Yoga Teacher, Yoga for Seniors & Motion Restriction (Chair Yoga), Intro to Pre Natal Yoga, Yoga for Kids, The Seven Moving Principles AND all the Asana Breakdowns for teaching all levels of students (Sun Salutations, Forward Bends, Back Bends, Inversions, Core Strengthening, Balancing & Standing Postures, Hip & Heart Openers).

Cost of training:


  • Students receive our digital 265+ page In-Depth Study & Teacher Training Manual
  • All participants are granted access to 140+ Recorded Yoga Practices with Erika

Additional costs beyond school tuition:

  • Yoga Props (mat, blocks, strap, bolster) and a Writing Journal or Notebook
  • If you are traveling to attend an Immersion, please budget for your airfare

Required 200-hr textbooks to purchase:

  • Yoga Mind, Body and Spirit: A Return to Wholeness (Donna Farhi)
  • Yogabody: Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Asana (Judith Hansen Lasater)

+ Suggested Classic Yoga Postures Reference book:

  • Light on Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga (B.K.S. Iyengar)

2024 Training Dates: 

Kauai, HI :: Oct 2 – 16, 2024 :: 200 RYT Yoga Teacher Training & Certification 

From residential, immersion, hybrid, and online courses – we have something that will fit your needs, schedule, and budget. The best way to find a current training offering is to look at our LOCATIONS or read more about our upcoming YOGA TRAINING COURSES. Be sure to complete registration early for special discounts and to ensure your spot is reserved. Classes fill up fast – don’t delay. Your first step is to Apply for Cloud Nine Yoga School by filling out our Google Form HERE. Then, make your deposit to reserve your space.


We welcome your emails, calls, and texts. Please contact Erika, the school Administrator, at or 310-989-0878