Upcoming Programs Free Information Sessions What's Included
Yoga Study Topics
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Cost of Program
What sets us apart! Program Details & Policies Cancellation Policy

The Yoga Center offers 230-hour Training Programs designed for any student wishing to deepen their knowledge of yoga and its philosophies or teach yoga to others. It is our utmost belief that yoga must be woven into your daily life to fully progress as a student or teacher.

We offer the program in Year-long and 9-month formats so that you may comfortably fit your studies into your schedule, and so that you have time to fully absorb the information offered. Both programs contain the same quality training. Yoga Study students will learn from a variety of experienced instructors from different backgrounds and yogic philosophies.

We are a Yoga Alliance Registered School (RYS200).

Enrolling now for upcoming programs:

Yoga Study Group
Start Date
Sun Daytime
9mo Group
April 27th
Tues Daytime
9mo Group
May 13th
Wed Evening
9mo Group
June 25th
May 18th
Eau Claire

Call or email at 612-436-4700 or email for more information or to register today.

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Yoga Study/Teacher Training Free Info Sessions:

Looking for more information about Yoga Study? Whether you want to teach or are simply interested in deepening your knowledge of yoga philosophy and asana, join us for one of our Information Sessions to learn more about Yoga Study and check out the studio.

Sign Up
Tuesday, April 22nd
10 -11 am
SLP Studio
Saturday, May 3rd
1 - 2 pm
The Center/Eau Claire

If you are unable to attend an open house below, call to speak with someone directly at 612-436-4700 or email

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Yoga Study/Teacher Training includes

• Weekly Intensive Yoga Study Core Sessions
• 34 Tech Sessions
• 5 Yoga Center workshops
• 1 visiting instructor weekend
• One 6-class pass, 6-week intensive, or a 4-week (PPD) Personal Practice Development SeriesYoga Center Annual Membership
• Open studio space for group practices Karma Yoga Community Project
• 15 hour mentorship with a certified YCM instructor of your choice
• Open studio space for group practices
Yoga Study Topics:

Sign Up
Tuesday, April 22nd
10 -11 am
SLP Studio
Saturday, May 3rd
1 - 2 pm
The Center/Eau Claire

• Yamas and Niyamas
• Sanskrit
• Ayurveda
• Yoga Business and Ethics
• Yoga Sutras
• Chakras and the Energy Body
• Bandhas and Meridians
• Gross Anatomy
• Finding Your Teaching Voice
• Practice Teaching Labs
• Why Yoga

• Alignment
• Adjustments
• Meditation
• Pranayama
• Sequencing
•Various styles of yoga (kundalini, tantra, ashtanga, etc.)
• Additional Technique Session topics

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Are you ready to take the next step and Register?

It's easy!

1. Reserve your space.
     •  Call us at 612-436-4700 between 9-4pm
     •  Place your deposit of $575.00 for the Study Group of your choice.

2. Complete the Yoga Study and Teacher Training Application Form.
      • Download here:   230-Hour Yoga Study Application

3. Submit your Application and Registration Forms via:
     •  Email to:
     •  Mail to: Yoga Center, 212 3rd Ave. N, Suite 205, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Cost of the program:

  • Paid in full: $3200
  • Payment Plan: $575 every month for 6 months. Total of $3,450.00
    (We accept Visa and Mastercard.)

  • Interested students:Please read the Cancellation Policy below.

What sets us apart!

Yoga Center offers one of the most comprehensive yoga study and training experiences in Minnesota and exceeds the requirements of Yoga Alliance.

Our instructors and facilitators are amongst the most senior teachers in the area and have provided the quality and foundation of this program for many years. Together we will introduce you to a variety of yoga styles and traditions to prepare and empower you to teach yoga in the style of your choice.

Upon graduation, you will have experience creating your very own sequences and understand the principles of creating a balanced class for yourself or others. You will also have a deeper understanding of Sanskrit, anatomy, yoga philosophies and traditions. Valuable knowledge and skills to carry you forward in whatever direction your Yoga Path takes you.

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230-Hour Program Director: Jennifer Gray
230-Hour Program Coordinator: Maggie Strom
Teaching Staff: Jennifer Gray, Michelle Pietrzak-Wegner, Monique Maxwell, Kevin Kortan, Marcia Meredith, Dr. Asavari Manvikar, Coleen Elwood, Tara Cindy Sherman, Jennifer Davis, Moya Mathews, Jes Rosenberg, Susan Meyer, Holly Schramm, Nicole Nardone, Attila Pegan.

The Yoga Center is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 141.21 to 141.32. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. Minnesota Office of Higher Education: 1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55108 | 651-642-0567.

Grading policies:
Students earn hours for participation under the guidelines of Yoga Alliance. Students receive a certificate of completion of the contact and non-contact hours they complete, sufficient to satisfy the Yoga Alliance RYT200 standards. Certificate of completion of a program means student has completed all required hours and curriculum content. Certificate is not necessarily an endorsement of teaching abilities. Per Yoga Alliance, no credit can be given for previous trainings toward a 230-hour program certification.

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Student conduct policies:
YCM prohibits sexual harassment and sexual assault. Gross disrespect for persons, flouting of common standards of decency, behavior unbecoming of a yoga student, disruptive behavior that demonstrates contempt toward fellow students or the yoga community, theft, or destruction of studio property may result in dismissal from the program. Complaints should be sent to the program director at

Yoga Study Program Policy: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. A deposit of $575 reserves your space. Please register early as space is limited. For more detailed information, call us at 612.436.4700. Reservations guaranteed only upon full payment.

Cancellation Policy:Each student will be notified of acceptance/rejection in writing. In the event a student is rejected, all tuition, fees and other charges will be refunded. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, if a student gives written notice of cancellation within five business days of the execution of the contract or day on which the student is accepted, then a complete refund is given regardless of whether the program has started. If a student gives a written notice of cancellation after five business days of the execution of the contract or day on which the student is accepted, but before the start of the program by the school, then all tuition, fees and other charges, except 15 percent of the total cost of the program (15 percent not to exceed $50.00) shall be refunded to the student. If a student gives written notice of cancellation after the start of the period of instruction for which the student has been charged, but before completion of 75 percent of the period of instruction, then student is assessed a pro rata portion of tuition, fees and all other charges based on the number of days in the term plus 25 percent of the total program cost (25 percent not to exceed $100.00.) Any notice of cancellation shall be acknowledged in writing within 10 business days of receipt of such notice and all refunds shall be forwarded to the student within 30 business days of receipt of such notice. This refund policy is not linked to any student conduct policy and any promissory instrument shall not be negotiated prior to the completion of 50 percent of the course. Written notice of cancellation shall take place on the date the letter of cancellation is postmarked or, in the case where the notice is hand carried, it shall occur on the date the notice is delivered to the school. The date of execution of the enrollment agreement shall be presumed to be the date of delivery of the notice of acceptance: and if delivered by mail, the postmark date of the letter of acceptance.

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