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ISHTA Yoga Downtown
56 East 11th Street
(between University & Broadway)
New York, NY 10003
212-598-4800
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ISHTA Yoga Upper East Side
1026 3rd Avenue
(between 60th and 61st Street)
New York, NY 10065
212-888-9642 [YOGA]
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200-Hour Training

ISHTA’s Yoga Alliance certified 200-Hour teacher training program is designed to deepen your understanding of the science of yoga. Whether you plan to make a career out of teaching yoga or are simply looking to enhance your own practice, this program teaches you how to bring yoga into daily life. Areas of study include:

  • Asana and meditation practice
  • In-depth posture labs
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Philosophy and principles of ISHTA Yoga
  • Pranayama and the energetic bodies
  • Meditation
  • Specialty areas, including prenatal yoga, restorative yoga, and Sanskrit
View the 200-Hour required reading list

  • MetaAnatomy: Anatomy of a Yogi - Leal, Kristin
  • The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice – Desikachar, T.K.V.
  • Introduction to Yoga – Finger, Alan
  • A Path with Heart – Kornfield, Jack
  • Breathing Space – Repka, Katrina and Alan Finger
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – As translated by Sri Swami Satchidananda
  • ISHTA 200-Hour Teacher Training Manual – Will be provided on your first day of training

This enriching experience can be life-changing regardless of your future intentions. We encourage all prospective trainees to take the leap and see where it leads!

Fall 2014 Long Format Training: September 2 – December 21, 2014
Spring 2015 Long Format Training: January 27 – May 31, 2015
Summer 2015 Intensive Training: June 29 – July 31, 2015

Click here for an application and FAQ. For more information, email Cindy Moss.


Fall 2014 200-Hour Long Format Training

September 2 – December 21, 2014

Kelly EudaileyDeepen your yoga practice on evenings and weekends. This group meets intermittently throughout the spring, giving you the opportunity to continue on your yogic path while keeping up with your day job.

Dates/Times: Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM;
Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30 AM – 7:30 PM

  • Week 1: Tues 9/2, Fri 9/5, Sat 9/6 and Sun 9/7
  • Week 2: Tues 9/9, Fri 9/12, Sat 9/13 and Sun 9/14
  • Week 3: Tues 9/30, Fri 10/3, Sat 10/4 and Sun 10/5
  • Week 4: Tues 10/14, Fri 10/17, Sat 10/18 and Sun 10/19
  • Week 5: Tues 10/28, Fri 10/31, Sat 11/1 and Sun 11/2
  • Week 6: Tues 11/11, Fri 11/14, Sat 11/15 and Sun 11/16
  • Week 7: Tues 11/18, Fri 11/21, Sat 11/22 and Sun 11/23
  • Week 8: Tues 12/2, Fri 12/5, Sat 12/6 and Sun 12/7
  • Week 9: Tues 12/16, Fri 12/19, Sat 12/20 and Sun 12/21

Location: ISHTA Yoga Union Square

Early Bird Rate: $3200 (deposit paid by July 22, 2014)
Regular Tuition: $3450
The training cost includes a comprehensive manual, plus unlimited yoga and meditation classes for the duration of the course. A $500 non-transferable, non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot in the program.

Registration closing date: August 23, 2014

Trainers: Yogiraj Jean Koerner, Kara Sekuler, Melissa Brasier


Spring 2015 200-Hour Long Format Training

January 27 – May 31, 2015

Wendy NewtonDeepen your yoga practice on evenings and weekends. This group meets intermittently throughout the spring, giving you the opportunity to continue on your yogic path while keeping up with your day job.

Dates/Times: Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM;
Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30 AM – 7:30 PM

  • Week 1: Tues 1/27, Fri 1/30, Sat 1/31 and Sun 2/1
  • Week 2: Tues 2/10, Fri 2/13, Sat 2/14 and Sun 2/15
  • Week 3: Tues 2/24, Fri 2/27, Sat 2/28 and Sun 3/1
  • Week 4: Tues 3/10, Fri 3/13, Sat 3/14 and Sun 3/15
  • Week 5: Tues 3/24, Fri 3/27, Sat 3/28 and Sun 3/29
  • Week 6: Tues 4/7, Fri 4/10, Sat 4/11 and Sun 4/12
  • Week 7: Tues 4/21, Fri 4/24, Sat 4/25 and Sun 4/26
  • Week 8: Tues 5/5, Fri 5/8, Sat 5/9 and Sun 5/10
  • Week 9: Tues 5/26, Fri 5/29, Sat 5/30 and Sun 5/31

Location: ISHTA Yoga Union Square

Early Bird Rate: $3200 (deposit paid by December 16, 2014)
Regular Tuition: $3450
The training cost includes a comprehensive manual, plus unlimited yoga and meditation classes for the duration of the course. A $500 non-transferable, non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot in the program.

Registration closing date: January 17, 2015

Trainers: Yogiraj Wendy Newton, Ann Mosca, Julia Haramis


Summer 2015 200-Hour Intensive Training

June 29 – July 31, 2015

Jean KoernerThis unique, immersive program meets full time over approximately one month at our flagship studio in New York City. The format is perfect for those who are in transition, visiting from out of town, or who thrive in a fast-paced learning environment.

Dates/Times: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Week 1: Mon 6/29, Tues 6/30, Wed 7/1, Thurs 7/2, Fri 7/3
  • Week 2: Mon 7/6, Tues 7/7, Wed 7/8, Thurs 7/9, Fri 7/10
  • Week 3: Mon 7/13, Tues 7/14, Wed 7/15, Thurs 7/16, Fri 7/17
  • Week 4: Mon 7/20, Tues 7/21, Wed 7/22, Thurs 7/23, Fri 7/24
  • Week 5: Mon 7/27, Tues 7/28, Wed 7/29, Thurs 7/30, Fri 7/31

Location: ISHTA Yoga Union Square

Early Bird Rate: $3200 (deposit paid by May 18, 2015)
Regular Tuition: $3450
The training cost includes a comprehensive manual, plus unlimited yoga and meditation classes beginning two weeks prior to the training and ending two weeks afterward. As an added bonus, trainees who pay in full up to 30 days before the program start date will be able to begin their unlimited yoga at that time. That’s up to two weeks of additional unlimited yoga classes! A $500 non-transferable, non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot in the program.

Registration closing date: June 19, 2015

Trainers: Kelly Eudailey, Cassandra Ferland, Yogiraj Sarah Platt-Finger