Advanced 300 hr Yoga Teacher Training

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Anahata Yoga Center 300 hour Advanced Teacher Training Course


Beyond Passion          Find Purpose



Taught by Paula Bortolotto, E-RYT 500 hour and Kim Dawes, E-RYT 500 hour.  Together we have been teaching and practicing yoga for over 20 years in the Cincinnati area.  Both teachers have additional trainings such as applications of therapeutic yoga, reiki, and trauma trainings.  Both teachers come with a vast knowledge of yoga, but from different teachers and lineages.  Paula’s approach to teaching yoga is from a therapeutic understanding of body awareness and posture, with details of alignment, while Kim’s approach is from an energetic, subtle body using her Reiki to promote self healing in the body.  Together, we make an outstanding team, and help you advance your studies in this ancient, yet modern day yoga.  Some of the studies of this year long program will be….

Asana Practice

Precision in alignment principles, verbal and hands-on cueing and physical adjusting.  Detailed alignment in Sun Salutes Standing and Sitting Asanas.   Power Yoga, Vinyasa, and Beginner yoga, the use of props, and yoga applications for common ailments;  low back, shoulder, knee and hip pain.   Safely execute and teach advanced poses, such as shoulderstand, headstand, and advanced backbends.   A student’s self-practice under teacher’s tips and guidance, and practical exam of advanced teaching.

Teaching Methodology

Practice teaching advanced students, with teacher feedback.  Learn the subtle ways to open your students and develop intelligent sequencing to do so.   Subtle art of teaching, intentions and observations, sequencing, class management and class routine, physical adjusting correction techniques, communication and building conscious interactions.

Anatomy and Physiology, Koshas & Chakras

A deeper understanding of anatomy, and how the postures affect the different systems of the body, including nervous system, organ, the fascia and circulatory system.   Understanding the body’s constitution through the study of Ayurveda and eastern medicine.  Study the meridan lines of energy, from Anatomy Trains, that closely follow acupuncture points.  Advanced theory and practice of bandhas, pranayama and kriyas.  In depth look of how the koshas and chakras affect the physical body.  Study and use of Yoga nidra and guided visualizations as a path for healing.

Yoga Philosophy

How to embody philosophy and mythology in modern context using the yoga sutras of Patanjali, along with the  Bhagavad Gita.   Understand and use of Reiki in a yoga class.  Study the 4 paths of yoga, and find your true calling and purpose in dharma, your life’s work.  Lifestyle and eithics for a modern yogi, plus how to promote yourself, and business yourself in the world of yoga.


Practice teaching classes in various groups, different classes with a practical exam, feedback given. Upon satisfactory completion of above, along with prerequisites below you may apply for a 500 hr. yoga alliance certification.

300 hr. Teacher Training Begins soon.   Please call  (513-204-5657) to reserve your spot or if you have any questions.  Deposit of $500 due when application is turned in.  Monthly payments are available. Dates are as follows:


· Completion of a Yoga Alliance certified 200 hour teacher training program
· A minimum of 6 months teaching yoga experience

Cost of Training cash/check, paid in full by start of training  $3800.00 or $4075.00 with CC payments   $500.00 deposit due with application.  Only 15 spots are available.

Download the Advanced registration form here….

300 hr. advanced yoga teacher training application


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