BACKGROUND & PREREQUISITES
What pre-requisites are there?
Wellness Within's Yoga Teacher Training offers non-competitive admission. If you have the desire to learn and deepen your practice, you are always welcome.
Can I take the training if I don't want to teach?
Definitely! Many students join a Yoga Teacher Training program to develop their personal practice. And, after completing the program, you may just find that teaching is right for you after all.
program cost & registration
What is the cost of the program?
The basic cost of the program is $2,900 +gst.
How do I register?
Just complete our online application form located under the 'Registration & Cost' section. Once you have submitted your application and completed the deposit payment, we will provide you with a registration confirmation e-mail.
Can I mail in an application instead?
Yes. Please mail the application to:
Wellness Within Health & Learning Centre
101 Riel Drive, Enjoy Centre
St. Albert AB T8N 3X4
How long does it take to hear back after registering?
We will contact you within 1-2 business days.
Is there a payment plan available?
Yes! For our 4 month part-time programs, you pay the registration deposit then 4 equal monthly instalments for the remaining course cost. For our full-time Summer program, you pay the registration deposit and then 2 equal payments.
program info & policies
Is there only 1 teacher for the program?
Each program session has 1 main Yoga Teacher Trainer, who guides you through the program and serves as your main contact. We also bring in other teachers to teach specialty components such as Anatomy & Physiology, Meditation, Ayurveda, History & Philosophy, based on availability and need.
What if I am going to miss some classes?
All training hours must be accounted for. If a class is missed you will need to make up the material, typically with the instructor that you missed the hours with. 1-on-1 instruction is provided at a cost of $80 per hour. In the case of missing 4+ hours, you will be required to make up the hours in a subsequently scheduled Yoga Training Program.
Will I be certified to teach after the program?
As long as you complete all course requirements, you will receive your Yoga Teacher Training (200hr) Diploma. You may then submit to the Yoga Alliance for registration, allowing you to teach Internationally in the Hatha tradition.
What is the cost of re-taking the program?
If you need to retake a portion of the program or the full program, you will be eligible to attend at a reduced cost. All graduates of the Yoga Training program are eligible to retake the program at a reduced cost of 50% of regular course cost. This option is available 1 time, within the time frame of 2 years.