300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

This is a very special 300 Hour program and the first of its kind in Omaha, NE.

  • For Yoga Teachers who are aspiring to expand knowledge and gain new teaching skill sets this training is the 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training bridge that you need to register with the Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level. This 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training focuses on teaching one on one, developing observational skill and applied anatomy.
  • For teachers wishing to follow a Yoga Therapy path this training is Level I of a comprehensive Yoga Therapy Program.


March – October, 2020


At Sound Method Yoga in Omaha, NE

With Whom?

Yoga Life Institute

How Much?

$4000 (paid in full by check, by 1/15/2020)


This 300 Hour in depth program will help you to experience Yoga and Yoga Therapy as a holistic entity. You will explore Yoga through the lenses of Yoga psychology, Yogic theory, mind-body anatomy, one to one teaching skills adaptive movement, and personal practice. Establish your platform with groups and individuals, from which you can serve others more skillfully as you expand your own self knowledge.


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300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Dates and Logistics

Benefits of this 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

  • Classical Lineage with Modern Innovations

    Our program uniquely combines classical yoga lineage with lifestyle interventions designed for the modern householder – Yoga for work, relationships, nutrition and health. Students in the program learn means of guiding their clients through Self-realization practices to support their individual wellness.

  • Personal Growth & Professional Development

    Students in this training start mastery of the techniques they are learning in their personal lives. They are their own case studies and learn the process through exploring it in an embodied and experiential way. Practicum exercises explore both the giving and receiving aspects of Yoga Therapy, and students learn by playing both the role of teacher, therapist and client.

  • Expand Your Skillset & Gain Yoga Lifestyle Coaching Skills

    Using powerful yoga assessments, tools and interventions. Dive deep into the applications of yoga philosophy and psychology. Learn how to teach to the individual and gain insight into yoga poses to create meaningful and innovative practice experiences.

  • Embodied Anatomy, Physiology & Applied Practices

    Learn anatomy and physiology from an embodied place. Experience a variety of practices designed to create positive change in the different systems of the body. Apply musculoskeletal anatomy to yoga poses, learn how to see and cue movement from a variety of perspectives. Explore how to prevent injuries in yoga, as well as how to use yoga to prevent injuries in other areas of life. Create a database of new and exciting movement experiences that will innovate your classes and expand your ability to teach private sessions, skillfully addressing individual client needs.

  • Interactive Learning & Applied Skills

    We design intentional experiential in class exercises that you will explore in small group with your peers. It is an environment where you can authentically express and explore different aspects of your self through a variety of inquiry-based exercises. This turns the classroom in to more of a laboratory where we explore the varied understandings of consciousness and the human experience. So much good learning happens in this kind of interactive environment, and students often express how transformative the applied exercises are.

  • Individual Mentorship

    You are assigned an individual mentor, with whom you will connect remotely (via phone, email and skype) for individualized attention throughout the course of the program. Mentor sessions are designed to support your learning needs and applied skill development. CYT Mentors are also teachers in the program, and students develop a consistent relationship with their teachers and mentors over the duration of the training.

Upon graduation of Comprehensive Yoga Therapy Level I, students are eligible to go on to pursue Levels 2 & 3 of the program*. Graduates of the 820 Hour program will be eligible to register as a certified yoga therapist with International Association of Yoga Therapists.

*Levels II and III take place in Pennsylvania yearly. Levels II and III will be offered at Sound Method in Omaha if there is adequate interest. 

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Faculty

Program personnel are from the Yoga Life Institute in Wayne, PA. This training is hosted at Sound Method Yoga in Omaha, NE. All training hours take place at Sound Method Yoga in Omaha, NE.

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Omaha with the Yoga Life Institute

Bob Butera, PhD

Founder and Programs Dir. of Yoga Life Institute – Bob studied yoga at The Yoga Institute of Mumbai. He holds Masters in Divinity from the Earlham School of Religion and a Ph.D. in Yoga Philosophy & Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies.

He is also is the author of three books, The Pure Heart of Yoga, Meditation for Your Life and Yoga Therapy for Stress and Anxiety (Llewellyn Worldwide) and the publisher of Yoga Living Magazine. Bob has been training Yoga Teachers & Yoga Therapists for more than 20 Years.

Erika Tenenbaum

ERYT 500, C-IAYT. Erika holds advanced certifications in Yoga & Yoga Therapy. She is also a skin care specialist and manual lymphatic drainage massage practitioner. Erika is a firm believer in the tenets of yogic tradition,

Jennifer Kreatsoulas

PhD, C-IAYT. Jennifer is a mom, Yoga Therapist and Author She writes and speaks on the healing and empowering practices and philosophies of Yoga. Her Yoga Therapy specialties include eating disorder recovery and body image.

Staffan Elgelid

PhD, RYT500, C-IAYT. Dr. Elgelid is Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Nazareth College. At Nazareth College he teaches health and wellness and is the director of the college’s health and wellness programs. He has presented on a multitude of topics both nationally and internationally. He is also a Feldenkrais Practitioner and has been active in the Feldenkrais and Somatic Education community both at a national and international level. Find his book here.

Erin Byron

MA, ERYT500, C-IAYT. Erin Byron is the Director of the Canadian Welkin/YogaLife Institute in Brantford, Ontario. She holds a Masters Degree in Psychology with a specialization in Yoga for Trauma. She is an educator of yoga and meditation teachers who brings more than ten years of experience as a professional Yoga Therapist and practicing Psychotherapist to her teachings. She is the co-creator of Comprehensive Yoga Therapy Training and author/co-author of multiple books.

Space is Limited

This is the very first training of it's kind in the region and it will not be offered in 2021. Don't miss the opportunity!



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