Fall 2021 - Winter 2022

"Go from a human doing yoga, to a human being yoga." --Baron Baptiste

We are all already teachers. TRUE U Namaspa 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training places the emphasis on teaching yoga as a way to get powerful in all areas of your life. Whether you want to lead studio classes or deepen your own practice by embodying yoga in your family or workplace, you will learn to authentically express and share of yourself, connect with others and create positive change in the world – skills applicable to any leadership role in or out of a yoga studio.


Are you ready to...


  • Learn to authentically use your voice and express yourself openly, connect with others and live your life according to your dreams and goals - not based on what people told you you should do?

  • Learn the tools to create contribution and be a catalyst for change in the world right now?

If you answered yes, then this training is for the TRUE U!

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for Fall 2021 - Winter 2022

Fridays, 5:30-9:30p

 Saturdays & Sundays, 8a-6p

Bend Studio & Online via Zoom

  • September 24-26, 2021

  • October 8-10, 2021

  • November 12-14, 2021 

  • December 10-12, 2021

  • January 14-16, 2022

  • February 11-13, 2022

  • March 4-6, 2022

Modules will be a mix of in-person classes in our Bend studio, as well as live via Zoom. All in-person classes will also be broadcast via Zoom, so it is possible to telecommute for the entire program. ​

The program also includes the 40 Days to Personal Revolution Program, with seven 75 minute meetings starting Tuesdays, October 5-November 16, 7-8:15p Live via Zoom.  



  • Learn to design and teach a challenging power vinyasa yoga class in the tradition of Baron Baptiste, as well Healing Flow, Evoke Energy Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra

  • Learn basic anatomy and physiology as it applies to specific yoga poses and common injuries

  • Learn the breakdown, alignment, modifications, and sequencing of postures

  • Learn how to assist, evaluate bodies physically, emotionally and prevent injuries

  • Learn ujjayi and other pranayama breathing techniques to incorporate into your class

  • Participate in practice-teaching sessions, intimate study groups, observing and assisting classes

  • Yoga philosophy that will guide you in your daily life

  • Learn yogas roots or beginnings and compare/contrast Eastern and Western practices

  • Learn the lifestyles and ethics for yoga teachers

  • Learn effective presentation and communication skills to teach to different levels of health and ability

  • Learn the business of yoga and how to run your own studio


Program Curriculum

180 Contact Hours  | 20 Non-Contact Hours

  • Techniques ~ 100 hours

  • Teaching Methodology ~ 25 hours

  • Anatomy and Physiology ~ 20 hours

  • Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle ~ 30 hours

  • Practicum ~ 25 hours


Required Reading - Please read these in advance of your sessions to further your learning and that of your classmates:

  • Journey Into Power by Baron Baptiste

  • Being of Power by Baron Baptiste

  • Perfectly Imperfect by Baron Baptiste

  • 40 Days to Your Personal Revolution by Baron Baptiste

  • Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele

  • Journey to the Heart by Melody Beattie

  • My Grandmothers Hands by Resma Menakem

  • Yinsights by Bernie Clark

  • The Yoga Sutras (any translation you prefer). We really like The Wisdom of Yoga by Stephen Cope (includes a translation of the yoga sutras in the back.)

  • The Key Muscles of Yogas, Volume 1 by Ray Long

  • Anatomy and Asana: Preventing Yoga Injuries by Susi Hately Aldous


Recommended Reading – These books will also be referred to in this program:

  • Embrace Yogas Roots by Susanna Barkataki

  • Yin Yoga: Principles and Practice by Paul Grilley

  • Bhagavad Gita (any translation you prefer)

  • Wheels of Life: The Classic Guide to the Chakra System by Anodea Juditth


  • $2,800* 

  • $400 non-refundable application deposit due at the time your application is submitted. This deposit will be applied towards your tuition once the program begins.

  • Payment plan available and will incur a $30 charge for each payment made.

  • Scholarships are available - click here to learn more and apply.

*No refunds on tuition once program has started.