15 Plains Road West Burlington, ON L7T 1E8
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220-hour Yoga Teacher Training

(designation: RYT 200) 

Kerri Sherk at The Fitness Firm is pleased to be partnering with Alex Bovkis of Shanti Yoga Studio of Hamilton to present Yoga Teacher Training (RYT – 200).  Shanti Yoga Studio has been offering yoga teacher training, 200 hr and 300 hr, since 2012.   The emphais of the program is on Personal Development and cultivation of each student’s unique teaching style.  This is a Classical Hatha Yoga training, following the lineage of the Himalayan Tradition of Yoga. 


Class size is limited to 7 students.
The program takes place over 9 months. Next program begins October 4th, 2020.
Upon successful completion of this program you will receive an RYT-200 certificate and will be eligible to become a member of the Yoga Alliance.

This program has been approved by the Yoga Alliance and provides an opportunity for you to teach yoga worldwide.

As a part of the program we will cover the following topics:

  • Asana, Assisting and Teaching Methodologies
  • Yoga Philosophy, Ethics and Lifestyle
  • Yoga Anatomy and Physiology
  • Understanding Energy: Prana, Chakras, and Major Nadis.
  • A deep look at yourself, your triggers and your current challenges in life
  • In order to gain experience, assisting opportunities will be presented, as well as supervised teaching opportunities.

During the program we will meet one Sunday each month from 12:30-6:30 pm. We will also meet every Wednesday evening, from 7:00-9:30 pm. You are required to attend at least one studio yoga class a week. You are welcome to come to as many studio classes as your times allows. You are also encouraged to join the meditation and yoga philosophy class. All studio classes are included in the program fee.

Later in the program we will arrange special practicum classes to help you develop your teaching skills.

NOTE: Alex and Kerri completed the second half of their previous yoga teacher training (2019/2020 session) on Zoom due to the COVID pandemic. Zoom teacher training will be an option for you if you prefer.

For more information and to see if this program is right for you, please contact:

Kerri Sherk:  [email protected] or 905-637-9220

Alex Bovkis:  [email protected] or 905-962-9642.

For Dates and Fees Click Here: https://www.thefitnessfirm.ca/dates-and-fees/