200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

200-hour Yoga Teacher Training:

Yoga Bow’s Certified 200-hour Teacher Training will begin in January 2018. Please email info@yogabow.com if you are interested and to reserve your spot.

Are you seeking a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) program that prepares you for a highly successful career as a yoga instructor? Are you looking to not just learn how to teach one type of yoga, but a program that prepares you to teach all types of yoga, from sleepy restorative yoga classes to active and sweaty yoga classes… and from huge class sizes to intimate private sessions? Are you ready to start the next phase of your life with an updated education on the science of yoga anatomy… to truly understand safe, healing and empowering yoga practicing and teaching with the most updated science out there, backed on the beautiful ageless tradition of yoga?

Yoga Bow’s expert-led YTT program offers a diverse training where you will learn:

  • History of yoga
  • Yoga teaching methodology
  • Effective and safe yoga class sequencing
  • In depth yoga anatomy & physiology
  • Yoga philosophy
  • Yoga class theming
  • Yoga asana, meditation, & breathing (pranayama)
  • The business of yoga
  • Modern shifts in the alignment paradigm of yoga
  • Vinyasa, Hatha, Heated, Yin, Restorative Yoga and more
  • Bowspring History & Methodology
  • Essential oil education & yoga class integration techniques

Yoga Bow’s YTT is set apart from any other in San Diego in that in additional to the traditional yoga training you would receive in any 200-hour TT program, Yoga Bow specializes in Healthy & Safe Yoga Alignment and the Bowspring Method.

You will leave this training with:

Increased strength and body/mind connection & awareness
Knowledge of the history of yoga and its many diverse paths
Confidence to teach others, from large group classes to private client sessions

  • Your own individualized meditation/yoga/pranayama practice you can do anywhere
  • Knowledge of how to safely and respectfully touch and adjust your students
  • A deep understanding of the body, body mechanics, and how yoga can both harm and help us
  • A 200-hour Training Certificate, empowering you to teach at other studios or start your own business!
  • The opportunity to continue your Bowspring studies, and become a certified Bowspring teacher too!
  • Plus, graduates of this program will be given priority for teaching opportunities at Yoga Bow!

Led by Sarah Haughton, assisted by Michelle Davis & Tara Adkins, plus many surprise by guest teachers including John Friend and Desi Springer, this training will challenge you to open your mind to new possibilities not only on the mat but in your entire world.

Early-bird pricing deadline is January 7th, 2018! Reserve your spot here.
Local San Diego YTT Schedule for 2018:
Weekly Schedule =
Tuesdays 5:00-7:00pm
Thursdays 5:30-8:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am-1:00pm
Sundays 2:30-5:30pm
Special Weekend!!!: John Friend & Desi Springer at Yoga Bow: January 26-28th (included in price of YTT)
Week 1: Tuesday February 13th – Sunday February 18th
Week 2: Tuesday February 20th – Sunday February 25th
Week 3: Tuesday February 27th – Sunday March 4th
Week 4: Tuesday March 20th – Sunday March 25th
Week 5: Tuesday March 27th – Sunday April 1st
Week 6: Tuesday April 10th – Sunday April 15th
Week 7: Tuesday April 17th – Sunday April 22nd
Week 8: Tuesday May 1st – Sunday May 6th
*training weeks do not include any sessions on Wednesdays or Fridays.
**dates subject to slight change if necessary.

Immersion YTT Schedule for 2018
(for those traveling from outside San Diego, or those looking for immersion format)

Special Weekend!!!: John Friend & Desi Springer at Yoga Bow: January 26-28th (included in price of YTT)
Immersion dates will be in the spring/summer of 2018, TBA very very soon!


Early Bird pricing is $2400 for entire 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified YTT, includes Bowspring weekend with John & Desi, plus the full training with Sarah Haughton and other guest instructors. After Jan 1, price will increase to $2900. Payment plans are available, and we can honor the early bird price upon $500 deposit made before early bird deadline..

Payment plans and work-trade will be considered by emailing info@yogabow.com

Tuition includes: 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training Certificate, Yoga Bow’s 200-hour YTT Manual, and Bowspring Membership for duration of training.

Additional costs will be (not included in the tuition): yoga books (recommended list given upon registration), and personal composition book/journal.

Other benefits: reduced pricing on all Yoga Bow workshops for life, opportunity to teach at Yoga Bow pending certification and approval by Sarah, and the ONLY Yoga Teacher Training Program in California that provides the Bowspring method in addition to the traditional yoga training.

Fine Print
Any days missed by trainee must to be made up in one of two ways:

Yoga Bow’s 2018 next YTT session
Private sessions with Sarah Haughton
Both options will incur additional costs, and therefore should be discussed with Sarah prior to registration.