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200hr 24 Day Intensive Program:

A Compact Program for Modern Lifestyles


Like a whirling dervish, the SYC 24-day intensive flows with grace, balance and a powerful purpose.”~ LT

Expect 7–9 hours daily of training for all 24 days of the program (we’ll take breaks and have Thursdays off). You’ll also be required to observe 2 classes and evaluate 11 yoga classes before the training begins. During the program, you’ll evaluate 6 more classes and assist in 4 regular classes at SYC. Plan on 1-2 hours of homework daily. There are 9 required books and writing assignments. A full month of yoga classes at SYC is included in your tuition.


2016 Dates 

July 8 - July 31, 2016



Weekly Schedule

Monday–Wednesday, 7:30am–3:00pm
Thursdays OFF
Fridays 12:00pm–9:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am–5:00pm
Sundays 8:00am–5:00pm


The Savannah Yoga Center 200-Hour 24 day intensive is formulated to empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to advance your personal practice and launch into professional teaching. As with our Weekend program, the 24 day intensive prepares you to develop your unique style and cultivate your inner voice—invaluable skills to have whether you choose to teach yoga or not.


Tuition: $2395 *Save $100 when you pay in full upon acceptance!

A deposit of $400 is required to hold your place in the program and will be deducted from the total.

Payment Plan Available

Break the rest of your tuition into 3 payments of $665, with payments due the first three Fridays that we meet.


Applicants must have an established asana practice for a minimum of 6 months.


This means practicing physical yoga 3–6 times a week, either in public yoga classes and/or at home. Apply for the Savannah Yoga Center 200-Hour 3-Week program online or via email. Please see details and deposit instructions on our Application page.


*If you are a military spouse, you may qualify for educational benefits of up to $4,000 with MyCAA, a career development and employment assistance program offered by the military for military personnel and their spouses. Learn more about MyCAA.

Refund/Cancellation Policy
  • A full refund less $500 will be issued if cancellation occurs more than 10 days before program start date.
  • No refunds within 10 days of program start date.
  • If SYC cancels the training, a full refund (including deposit) will be issued or students will be offered a transfer to another program.


Questions? Contact us now YTT@savannahyoga.com



200 hour program Curriculum

Yoga History & Philosophy

  • Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
  • The 8-limbed Path
  • Sanskrit: Terms and Pronunciation
  • Chakras
  • Meditation, Pranayama, Chanting

Asanas: Yoga Styles, Postures & Anatomy

  • Intro to Hatha Styles: Lotus Flow, Jivamukti, Ashtanga, Integral, Restorative, Yin, Kundalini, Iyengar
  • Intro to Biomechanics
  • Alignment-based Principles
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Teaching Yoga & Wellness

  • Student Assists and Modifications
  • Conscious Communication
  • Techniques and Methodology
  • Observing, Sequencing and Planning
  • Women’s Issues, from Fertility to Menopause
  • Intro to Ayurveda
  • Nutrition

Building a Personal & Professional Practice

  • Intentions: Living Yoga On and Off the Mat
  • Addressing Burnout
  • Establishing a Home Practice
  • The Business of Teaching Yoga
  • Yoga Teacher Ethics

Required Reading

All titles are available for purchase at Savannah Yoga Center. If your local mom-n-pop bookstore carries these titles, please support your community and buy local.

  • Teaching Yoga, Mark Stevens
  • Functional Anatomy of Yoga, David Keil
  • Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness, Erich Schiffmann
  • Light On Yoga, BKS Iyengar
  • Bhagavad Gita (Stephen Mitchell translation)
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Swami Satchitananda
  • Heart of Yoga, Desikachar
  • The Breathing Book, Donna Fahri
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh

Coursework: Emphasis & Requirements

  • Commitment to the program in its entirety
  • Practice meditation/pranayama 5-20 minutes a day
  • Practice asana a minimum of 60 minutes a day, 6 days a week
  • Daily journal writing to record your home practice
  • One research paper of 5-10 pages (topics assigned 1st weekend; due on 8th weekend)
  • Several 1-2 page book reports and biographies
  • Attend and evaluate 2-3 different level yoga classes between each weekend session
  • Unsupervised student teaching hours totaling at least 12 hours       


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