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200 Hour
Yoga Teacher Training

Learn to Teach, Teach to Learn

In our heart-centered 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program, you’ll learn from passionate instructors with a variety of backgrounds making for one of the most well-rounded programs in Los Angeles.

This transformational experience will give you a deeper understanding of yoga philosophy, asana, anatomy, subtle body, energetics, and so much more!


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Develop confidence, find your voice and build community.

The One Down Dog 200 hour program is a place to build a lifelong support network with whom you’ll tackle learning and applying many facets of the yoga practice. From gaining a strong understanding of philosophy to learning how to teach a powerful yoga class, together you will work your way from the inside out and outside in while developing the confidence to teach!
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Become an RYT200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher

Grads will walk away with a Yoga Alliance Certified 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate, a deeper understanding of yoga, and a great community.

This training teaches asana, anatomy applied to asana, philosophy, subtle body, and teaching principles. We also provide space for a variety of viewpoints and include specialty days focused on trauma-informed teaching, social justice, pre+post natal, and Ayurveda. Gain real, in-class experience with opportunities to lead practice classes and receive teacher feedback.

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What You’ll Learn

The ability to teach, lead and inspire individuals with engaging and empowering yoga classes
Principles of anatomy/physiology and how to apply them in a yoga class
Yoga history and philosophy as applicable to our 21st-century modern lives
The ability to observe and see bodies in order to offer safe and effective modifications and adjustments
How to sequence a safe and kick-ass class
How to use props effectively for strength, flexibility, and safety
How to inspire others through your practice and teaching
Intro to Ayurveda, meditation, pranayama, prenatal yoga, and chakras
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Supportive, Experienced Teacher Trainers

Our 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training program began shortly after One Down Dog was founded in 2013! ODD hosts two teacher trainings per year, and this next round will mark our 21st session.

Training sessions are led by a diverse roster of teachers, many of whom have been with One Down Dog since the beginning! Our teacher trainers collectively share their unique knowledge of the practice and teaching philosophies.

Cindy Godell

Asana (the poses), Anatomy, and Teaching Principles

Cerrissa Koza

Asana, Anatomy, and Teaching Principles

Courtney Sauls

Philosophy & Social Justice

Jessica Rosen

Philosophy & The Business of Yoga

Kim Ritley

Pre & Postnatal

Sarit Rogers

Somatics, Nervous System Anatomy, & Trauma Informed Yoga

Steven Arcos

Asana and Anatomy

Sign up early and save!

Sign up during Early Bird Registration and save $300.
Payment plans are available at no extra cost, and a $500 deposit reserves your spot.
Tuition deposits and payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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$525

Before 8/1/24:

$2,975

Unlimited Member Cost: $2,678

After  8/2/24:

$3,500

Unlimited Member Cost: $3150
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BIPOC Scholarship

This scholarship is for the BIPOC community in Los Angeles and can be applied to One Down Dog’s 200-Hr Teacher Training in Spring 2024. Deadline to apply is 7/19/24
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Dates & Timing

Teacher Training will take place at our Los Angeles yoga studios on the weekends and most weekdays. We will have 8-10 week day sessions via zoom.

Sept 26-29
Oct 3-6, 17-20
Nov 7-10, 14-17
Dec 5-8, 12-15
Jan 2-5, 9-12, 23-26

Feb 6-9

Thursdays & Fridays – 6p to 9p 
(in-studio or online) 
Saturdays – 11a to 6p (
in-studio)
Sundays – 11a to 6p (in-studio)
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Hear From Our Grads

“ODD YTT was one of the best things I’ve ever done for myself. Not only were the teachers the most beautiful humans and souls, but they also were honest and real… and they really help guide and empower me to discover so much within myself. I loved learning about the theory of yoga and being able to apply it in practice every single day on the mat. Every time I left class, I was in a good mood, felt empowered, and honestly, just happy. Each teacher has a different style, so you are able to grasp different methods of teaching, which is helpful. I definitely encourage anyone who is thinking about doing it to do so!”
– Krizelle S.
“After taking many classes with ODD-trained teachers like Caitlin, Hallie & Armen, I knew there was no better place to do my own teacher training. ODD’s 200-hour training provided not only everything needed to become a thoughtful & proficient teacher, it also broadened the scope to include education on things like pre-natal yoga and ayurvedic diet. All of it was guided by trainers and teachers who are the best in LA. As time has passed, even though I’ve moved away from teaching, I am consistently grateful for the deepening of my own practice that the training at ODD gave me and how much better it is than other studios who offer training based on what I’ve heard from others.”
– Ben S.
“I truly feel Yoga Teacher Training is for everyone. It’s strengthened my knowledge and form of the physical practice of yoga, asana but has also given me so many tools to survive these difficult times through the philosophical aspects of yoga. You’ll also be in a community with incredible and kind people that will become friends.”
– Carmen
“Amazing experience with One Down Dog teacher Training! Each team member has a unique vision about Yoga. The best way to learn from different points of view and perspectives. Yet, they bring a beautiful harmony and it felt like an easy dive into yoga. New unexpected doors opened up, these surprises were such an enriching and fulfilling experience. I started this training with one goal and ended with a wild horizon of what is and could become the journey of a yogi.”
– Mélissa G.
Teacher training was so much more than I could have asked for. Cindy and the ODD team have put together a standout program. I wasn’t sure if any sort of teacher training program was meant for me, but signing up turned out to be the best decision I’ve ever made for myself!
– Stephanie S, Group 18
“I signed up for Teacher Training at One Down Dog after practicing at the studio for a few months. I was drawn to the studio for the range of classes and a welcoming, community-driven atmosphere, and I found the same thing during teacher training. The class was based on conversation, so I got to understand different perspectives not only from each of the four teacher’s expertise and knowledge but through my classmates’ personal journeys both on and off the mat.”
– Sophia S.

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