200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

Start Date Changed to February 2020 – August 2020

What is your soul’s purpose? Is it to love? To serve? To share your gifts? Perhaps you have always wanted to be an important part of a special community, a leader, a beacon of light in an often challenging world? This is your opportunity to share your passion and practice too uplift and inspire others. If any of these answers speak to you, if they excite your imagination and stir your soul, please contact Yoga Village at (727)712-1475. We are available to answer any questions you might have about the upcoming Hatha Teacher Training. Space is limited so call today.

Did You Know that…

  • Practicing yoga can activate the part of your brain that helps you make executive decisions, overriding your impulses?
  • Yoga can help you relax and fall asleep more easily?
  • A regular yoga and meditation practice can reduce stress in the body?  LEARN MORE…
  • Even major athletes and teams are doing yoga to increase their health and extend their careers.  CLICK HERE to uncover their names.

Primary Practice Modules Include:

  • Safety & allowing student to have their own experience
  • Connecting with Breathing – Expansion, Centering, Grounding
  • Guiding Warm-ups and Pranayama
  • Guiding Asanas, Cueing, Alignment & Modifications
  • Guiding a Relaxation Experience, Guiding Meditation
  • Effective Cueing and Development of Verbal Skills
  • Demonstrating for a Class
  • Developing Awareness, Creating a Complete Experience
  • Reading Group Energy and Dynamics
  • Teaching to the Student Rather Than the Plan
  • Teaching to Special Populations
  • Curriculum and Lesson Planning
  • Class Design and Sequencing
  • Practice Teaching – Assisting and Correcting Asanas
  • Closing the Class
  • Practice Teaching Hatha Yoga: Teaching in Small Groups

Teacher Trainers

Jackie Edgington  RYT-500, E-RYT 200, YACEP, Originally from England, Jackie followed the sun to settle in beautiful Dunedin, FL. She studied under International Anusara Teacher, Jaye Martin and Rita Knorr at Yoga Village. Jackie enjoys bringing students of all levels to an awareness of expanding beyond perceived limitations through clear and simple instructions. Her inspiring heart quality style encourages students to strengthen and stretch both mind and body. Jackie believes that yoga offers a greater insight into who you are and where you are going and empowers students to design their own pathway to success both on and off the mat. Her soul’s purpose is to inspire, support, educate and guide students to enjoy an authentic life experience. Jackie continues to expand her knowledge by attending various intensive workshops while balancing this with her personal practice, research and teaching. 


Regina DeWitt, E-RYT 500,  RN,  Studio Owner of Prana Yoga & Healing Center, Sarasota, FL and  Pranic Healer Practitioner.  After 30 years working in the hospital  as an RN, Regina decided to take health care into a different arena.  She began the study of yoga in 1995 due to depression following the death of her remaining parent. She studied yoga in the tradition of B.K.S. Iyengar with Rodney Yee, and Richard Rosen learning and discovering alignment principles of the practice and a vast wisdom of knowledge on the body and breath providing an inclusive approach to overall health, wellness and spirituality.   In 2009, Regina opened Prana Yoga and Healing Center offering classes, workshops, and teacher training.  In 2011, she began to study Kundalini Yoga through the teachings of Yogi Bhajan further deepening her practice and life. She is currently working to complete her certification as an International Yoga Therapist.


Keri Helmer (E-RYT-200, Yoga Therapist) Keri is a Physiologist and Yoga Therapist with a degree in Integrative Medicine. She has been teaching and facilitating Post-Rehab, Fitness and Wellness Program for more than 15 years. The versatility of blending anatomy science with a holistic – mind body approach has provided me the opportunity to work with a very diverse group on individuals. Keri is currently working to complete her 500 hour Hatha Yoga certification. She has extensive experience in working with the elder community and the many changes, challenges and transitions facing this population.



Lisa Abernethy (E-RYT-200, ERYT 500) Lisa is an RYT 500 hour certified Hatha Yoga Teacher registered with Yoga Alliance. She draws from a wide variety of different Yoga Teacher Trainings and systems, but her main influence is Iyengar Yoga, which uses alignment principals for safety and effectiveness of poses. Lisa’s classes employ the use of some props to make them accessible to many levels of students. As a previous yoga studio owner, Lisa has been fortunate enough to make yoga her professions and her passion for many years. She has been teaching and studying yoga since 1997. She holds a Master’s Degree in Counselor Education and now resides happily in Dunedin, Florida.

Dates and Times

2020 Hatha Yoga Teacher Training, 

Training Days & Dates

Saturday and Sunday 8:30 am to 6:30 pm:

Program will begin on February 8th; and the additional 2 day session will be determined at the start of the course based on student input.

January 25 – 26
February 8 – 9
February 29 – March 1
March 21 – 22
April 25 – 26
May 30 – 31
June 13 – 14
July 11 – 12
August 1 – 2
August 22 – 23


Tuition and Payment Options:

Option A: Early Registration : Pay in Full by 10/21/19:
Pay in full by 10/21/19 for our best tuition value of $2,975! $500 SAVINGS
Pay in full starting 10/22/19 for a total of $3,175 (must be paid by first training date)

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Option B: Pay by 2/1/2020: Payment in Full $3,175 if registered on or before 2/1/2020 $300 SAVINGS
Deposit of $575 required at sign-up with a final payment of $2,600 at the start of the course.

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Option C: Deposit with 8-month payment plan

Early Register has been extended until 2/1/2020
Payment in Full $3,175
Deposit of $575 required at sign-up with 8-month payment plan ($325/month)

Register after 12/21/19
Payment in Full $3,475

Deposit of $575 required at sign-up with 8-month payment plan ($362.50/month)

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Tuition includes:

  • All classroom instruction on the dates above
  • Access to online archives
  • Textbooks, workbooks, and handouts
  • Unlimited Yoga Classes at all Yoga Village locations during the training
  • Catered vegetarian lunches on all training days, tea, and yummy snacks


A Yoga Village reserves the right to limit class size and individual enrollment based on a pre-registration interview, and at our sole discretion. Tuition fees paid are non-refundable. Yoga Village may consider a partial refund or credit in very special cases. Refund of $2,000 if withdrawn before February 8, 2020. Refund of $1,000 if withdrawn before February 29, 2020. No refunds after the second weekend and you are responsible for payment in full. No other refunds will be considered as this is a tuition based program. 

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