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The Path of Yoga 200-Hour Alignment Yoga Teacher Training with Jen Kentrup

Part 1: 21-27 August / Part 2: 23-29 October / Part 3: 4-10 December

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About the Training

“Yoga does not just change the way we see things; it transforms the person who sees.”

— BKS Iyengar


Transform your body with daily practice

Build strength, flexibility and mobility, and gain experiential insight and understanding of Yoga asana.


Transform your mind through meditation and subtle-body practices

Gain insight and grow your sensitivity and compassion.


Transform your daily experience through knowledge and wisdom

Deepen your understanding of the world around you through the study of the traditional teachings of Yogic philosophy


Transform from a student into a teacher

The Path of Yoga is a holistic training programme, integrating the many branches of Yoga. Through study, practice and self-reflection, you will gain the understanding, knowledge and skills necessary to teach yoga with confidence.


This Yoga Alliance certified 200-hour teacher training programme is offered in 3 modules over 4 months and concludes with trainees teaching a public class at PURE Yoga.

This programme is open to aspiring teachers as well as students who are interested in deepening their knowledge and practice.


Topics covered in this training include:

    • Practice Teaching
    • Working with Props/Assisting/Adjusting
    • Teaching Methodology/Sequencing/Class Management
    • Professional Development
    • Yoga Asana
    • Meditation
    • Pranayama
    • Anatomy/Physiology/Biomechanics
    • Subtle Body/Esoteric Anatomy
    • Yoga Philosophy
    • Yoga History
    • Yoga Ethics


Yoga Alliance Accredited School
PURE Yoga is a registered school with Yoga Alliance. Our teacher training programmes and teachers are internationally accredited, have exclusive recognition and qualify for the 200-hr Yoga Alliance Certification.

Yoga Alliance is an international governing board for yoga teachers and training programmes in the U.S. and globally. Graduates of our programme are automatically eligible to register as a RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance. Becoming a RYT means having a higher profile and gaining international recognition as a yoga teacher, attributes that many hiring studios look for.

Mission Statement
We offer this training in an effort to grow our community of committed yoga practitioners, empowering those who demonstrate dedication to a personal practice, by sharing the knowledge, skills and tools we have learned so they too can start teaching yoga.

We intend to guide trainees toward a healthy self-confidence, while at the same time invoking in them a sense of humility and excitement, knowing that they are at the beginning of a long journey.

Training Schedule

Part 1 21 – 27 August
Part 2 23 – 29 October
Part 3 4 – 10 December
7:30am – 9:30am Meditation, Asana & Pranayama
10:00am – 12:30pm Lecture
2:00pm – 6:00pm Lecture, Asana, Meditation


Practice Teaching class: 10 December
Texts to be covered

Light on Yoga

Patanjali’s The Yoga Sutras

The Upanishads

The Bhagavad Gita


  • Practise and learn over 100 Level 1 and 2 poses as found in Light on Yoga
  • Learn how to practise safely
  • Learn how to prevent injury for you and your students
  • Learn how to modify poses and assist your students to keep them safe
  • Learn essential alignment teachings: Foundation/Basic form/Actions of poses
  • Learn the 5 principles of alignment that apply to every pose
  • Learn the structural and anatomical actions of poses
  • Learn how to create maximum stability within each pose
  • Learn how to find maximum extension and opening in each pose
  • Learn how to practise with props including straps, blocks, blankets, bolsters and chairs
  • Learn hands-on physical assists and adjustments
  • Learn risks and contraindications for poses
  • Understand the effects of poses experientially and scientifically
Teaching Skills, Methodology and Professional Development
  • Learn practical teaching skills with over 20 hours of practice teaching
  • Learn clear effective cueing for over 100 poses
  • Learn how to intelligently sequence a class
  • Learn how to teach with props including straps, blocks, blankets, bolsters and chairs
  • Learn how to incorporate subtle anatomy, yoga history and philosophy into your class
  • Learn hands-on assists and adjustments
  • Learn how to manage a class effectively
  • Learn how to bill, schedule, promote, do events for and manage your career as a young teacher
  • Learn how you can find your voice as a teacher
Anatomy/Physiology/Biomechanics with world-renowned Leslie Kaminoff
  • Building Blocks: Sthira & Sukha / Connective Tissue / Bones / Muscles
  • Breath: Prana & Apana / Diaphragm / Ujjayi / Bhandas
  • Muscle Physiology: Strength / Flexibility / Movement / Joints
  • The Spine: Curves / Disks / Back pain
  • The Lower Limbs: Feet / Knees / Hips / Pelvis / Walking / Alignment in Standing Postures
  • The Upper Limbs: Hands & Wrists / Forearms / Elbows / Shoulders / Alignment in Inversions
  • Subtle body/ Esoteric anatomy
  • Learn the Chakra system
  • Learn the Bhandas
Yoga History, Philosophy and Ethics
  • Study the timeline of Yoga and the lineage of Alignment Yoga
  • Learn the important figures in both yoga history and contemporary yoga
  • Study the traditions of Yoga philosophy including Vedanta, Ancient Tantra, Advaita Vedanta,Buddhism and their relationship to the Yoga practice
  • Study the ancient literature of Yoga: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, The Vedas, The Bhagavad Gita
  • Understand accountability, ethical concerns and responsibility of a Yoga teacher
  • Learn the anatomy and physiology of the chest and the movement of the breat.
  • Learn and study the basic techniques for Ujjaii, Viloma, Sama Vrtti and Udiana Bhanda
  • Learn and gain insight into the subtle practices of Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep)
  • Learn the basics of meditation and several techniques
  • Experience the challenges and benefits of a daily meditation practice



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