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Teacher Training

November 12, 2010 by Marla No Comments »

200–hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification Course

This training meets the requirements for registration with Yoga Alliance as an RYT®200. Successful candidates will be qualified to teach various forms and levels of yoga under the general Hatha classification, including: Hot Yoga, Power Yoga, Classical Hatha, Restorative Yoga, Vinyasa Flow and Fitness-based Yoga. Upon completion of this course, candidates will be eligible to continue their study of Yoga through mentorship programs and modular training (300 hours) towards the RYT® 500 professional designation with Yoga Alliance.

This training is appropriate for aspiring teachers as well as dedicated students who are interested in deepening their practice and understanding of Yoga.

October 2013 – June 2014: Ottawa, Ontario | Contact: Empower ME Yoga | 613.695.7211


500–hour Hatha Yoga Advanced Studies Certification Course

Empower ME Yoga 500-Hour Advanced Studies Certificate program will provide a transformative learning experience for all participants. This professional training curriculum offers the yogi opportunities for comprehensive exploration of the broader scope of Yoga, taught by highly respected master teachers who have been sharing their practice for most of their lives. Students will be encouraged to delve deeper into the path work of Yoga both personally and professionally. The program involves 300 contact hours of professional yoga education in workshop and module formats, designed to augment a foundation 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certification. The Empower ME Yoga Teacher Training Academy is dedicated to supporting the personal journey of all our students in ways that enhance, align and deepen the living experience of mind, body, heart and spirit. This is the very union that the practice of Yoga promises to make accessible. If you are committed to a path of inner growth, self-realization and embracing life’s mystery for the benefit of all… this program is for you!

November 2013: Ottawa, Ontario | Contact: Empower ME Yoga | 613.695.7211


Chakra Meditation

Join Marla for the transformational exploration of Chakra Meditation. You will learn the principles and practices that lead to energetic health and vitality through engaging the pillars of Yoga: Chi, Meridians and Chakras.
*** Pre-registration required!

*While some previous experience in meditation would be helpful, everyone is welcome to participate.

October 2013: Ottawa, Ontario | Contact: Empower ME Yoga | 613.695.7211


Yin Yoga Foundations Training – Level I & II

Certification & Experiential Intensive

An Exploration of Yin Yoga, Yang Yoga and Everyday Mindfulness for Dedicated Practitioners and Yoga Teachers

This training will introduce students to the experiential and philosophical application of the receptive Yin style of practicing yoga. To provide context and contrast, we will also investigate a dynamic Yang style of practice using both Taoist and vinyasa forms. We will explore the purpose, method and effects of these contemplative practices on the body, the heart and the mind through the lens of mindfulness meditation. This intensive will cultivate confidence and competence for sharing the practice as a teacher and also provide a solid foundation for home practice.

This training is suitable for aspiring and certified Yoga teachers, therapeutic practitioners, fitness professionals and yoga students who are interested in expanding their understanding of this profound collection of practices in universal balance, human energetics, embodied wisdom and spiritual evolution.

Level One:
Sat & Sun, November 2-3
Sat & Sun, November 16-17

Level Two:
Sat & Sun, November 30, December 1
Sat & Sun, December 14-15

Contact: Empower ME Yoga | 613.695.7211


Mentorship Program

The Mentorship Program offers graduates of any 200-hour Teacher Training a unique and exciting opportunity to continue learning and to practice and live yoga as active members of a thriving yoga community. By joining EMY’s Mentorship Program, you will become a critical part of a practicing sangha (community) which supports EMY, the Teacher Training Academy and the larger Yoga community for a period of six months.

The vision of this program is to support you in your endeavour to integrate and enhance the theory and practice of yoga as you experienced it in your teacher training. The core of the program offers you accountability, support and guidance through various assignments, tasks and responsibilities.

Contact: Empower ME Yoga | 613.695.7211