Pre-Requisite Requirements

This program is geared towards students with a comprehensive consistent yoga practice. Each applicant must complete an application.  All students of yoga are encouraged to apply, regardless of physical limitations. An advanced asana practice is not a requirement of this program ... simply the desire to learn and your full commitment to the program!

Teacher Training
  • Aspiring yoga teachers
  • Yoga students who want to deepen their understanding of yoga
  • Healthcare practitioners interested in including aspects of yoga into their practice.
Barbara has created and copyrighted her unique curriculum and integrated approach which provides a strong foundation in all of the eight limbs of yoga. Her caring way and ability to give individually to her students is a sought after gift. Her technique will grow your understanding, teaching abilities and spiritual depth from the first class.

Upon completion of Barbara's program, you are qualified to register as a yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance - "... the national education and support organization for yoga in the United States."
Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training Program - 200 hour

Teacher Training is scheduled one weekend per month for six months. As part of the 200 hour certification, you will be required to attend one (additional) yoga class per week at Yoga Inspired. This is included in your sign-up. See  "Classes and Workshops"  This schedule promotes in-depth study while accommodating job, school and other personal commitments.  Your dedication and 100% participation is required for this program.

  • Theory & Practice of Asana, Pranayama, & Meditation
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Subtle Anatomy - Chakras, and Bhandas
  • Yoga Philosophy, Ethics & Lifestyle
  • 8 Steps to Wellness
  • The Business of Yoga
  • Practicum - The Art of Teaching & Sequencing
  • Safety in Hands-On Adjustments
  • Basics of the Desikachar System of Yoga
Advanced Mentor sessions available.
Please see the Personal Growth page
Our 200 hour, Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training Program is ideal for
"I can't imagine how new teachers are considered to be prepared  to teach, when they have received little to no actual teaching time during training. I have my students involved in the teaching process early and often through out the program." - Barbara Paulsen