Teacher Training


“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

Come train with us and learn to be the teacher you were always meant to be. Whether you want to teach in a studio or outdoors, to groups or individuals or even just to deepen your own practice, we are dedicated to helping you find your most authentic voice. Train in an open, warm space with instructors and staff that are passionate and teach from the heart.


Learning Objectives:

To learn how to safely, effectively, and creatively lead yoga classes.
To connect with and grow your own yoga practice.
To expand your knowledge base of yoga, health and wellness, etc.
To express and share your passion for the practice in the most authentic ways.


Attend (or make up as instructed) all 200 hours in the program
Attend x 2 classes a week
Read required text for book discussions and report
Submit 10 observationsIMG_7608
Commit to a home practice (Sadhana) x 3 a week
Daily meditation 5-10 minutes daily
Complete a final “chakra” project
Teach 2 community classes/assist 2

Modules include:

Aspects of Teaching
Becoming a Teacher
The Art of Adjusting
Intro to Finding your NicheIMG_8185 copy
Specialty Classes: Kids Yoga, Prenatal/Postnatal, Restorative, Yoga Nidra and Seniors/Chair Yoga
Business of Yoga
Principles of Vinyasa Flow
Anatomy as it relates to Yoga
Intro to the 8 limbs
The Origins of Yoga
Study of Traditional Texts
Code of Ethics for Teachers
Holistic Health
Outdoor Yoga
Creative MovementBalasana-(Childs-Pose)
Community Service
And so much more …

We are a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance, which designates this teacher training program as one which follows Yoga Alliance’s standards. Students who complete this approved training with us may be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance.


Vrksasana (Tree Pose) PartnerKristin Ritter (E-RYT 200)
Megan Connolly (E-RYT 200)
Jacob Ellis (RYT 200)
Alissa Morris-Alexander (RYT 200)
Mindy Cassidy (RYT 200)
Stayce McMackin (RYT 200)
Trish Troilo (RYT 200)
Nikki Savage (Licensed Massage Therapist and Teacher)
And more Special Guest Instructors

Next NS 200 hr TT will begin September 6th 2019- March 7th 2020.

Need more flexibility: We are also offering a FLEX program that you can start anytime, each required module is offered every 6 months and you have a year to complete. BUT if you want to start and end with a soul tribe that you will have with you forever, join this September!

(Friday’s 6:30-9pm; Saturday’s 12-6pm; Sunday’s 12-6pm)

2019 dates:

September 6th-8th; 27th-29th

October 18th-20th

November 1st-3rd; 15th-17th

December 6th-8th; 20th-22nd

2020 dates:

January 3rd-5th; January 31st-Feb 2nd

March 6th-7th

(days/weekends can be made up when they come around again AND your partner that you have with you through the training will catch you up and you will do the same for them)

Send us a message for more details.

See the classes that have graduated the Root to Rise 200 hour program.

$3250 ($1000 deposit due with application, plus 12 payments of $187.50 or 6 payments of $375)
$2875  (if paid in full by September 1st 2019)

Call for early bird pricing and custom payment plans! Work-Trade opportunities available to go towards the tuition.

See what our graduates have to say one year out!

Students have access to unlimited classes for 6 months during the training at no additional cost and will receive required NS training materials upon signing up. A few additional books will be required during the training. Events during the training will be 10% off.

NS 300 hr Mentorship (both private and group sessions) Teacher Training coming this January!

Message Kristin at 215.882.3154 or email harmony@nourishingstorm.com to discuss the program details and get on the wait list.

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