200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program

Immerse into the study and practice of Yoga!

Triangle  Warrior

Next Training begins March 8th, 2019.

The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training program is a comprehensive study of the teachings of Yoga and ideal for the aspiring Yoga student who wishes to deepen their personal practice and gain a more complete understanding of the vast tradition of Yoga.

At True Nature, groups are kept to an intimate size allowing room for personal interaction and individual expression. We value the spiritual roots of the Yoga tradition and provide a solid foundation for a life long, holistic Yoga practice. Diving into the therapeutic benefits and subtle aspects of Yoga this program encourages exploration of the individual experience and recognizes that every body has distinct needs and limitations. Each Yoga student is unique and our training emphasizes how to teach safely to a diverse range of people. While we cover yoga postures in depth, we also inspire teachers and students to embark on a path of self-inquiry and spiritual growth. We honor all yoga styles and lineages.

Participants will learn:
• Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga
• Subtle Body Anatomy – Chakras & Nadis
• Alignment Principles, Modifications, Contraindications & Benefits of Numerous Postures
• Designing, Sequencing & Pacing a Yoga Class
• Ethical Aspects of the Yoga Profession
• Assisting & Adjusting Students
• Effective Communication Skills
• How to Create a Safe Learning Environment
• Processes for Self Study, Enhanced Personal Practice
• Practice Teaching, Giving and Receiving Feedback

The Yoga Studies program is in accordance with the Yoga Alliance National Standards and includes in-depth study and experience in:
• Practice and Training in Asana, Pranayama and Meditation
• Philosophy and Ethics including Yama and Niyama
• Anatomy and Physiology – Physical and Energetic
• Yogic Lifestyle, Diet and Balanced Living
• Effective Teaching Methodology

The 200 Hour Yoga Studies program also covers the following special topics:
• Restorative Yoga
• Chair, Gentle and Senior Yoga
• Introduction to Ayurveda
• PreNatal Yoga
• The Business of Yoga


This training will meet for 8 weekend sessions from 9:00am – 5:30pm. The dates are as follows:

March 8th – 10th*
April 6th – 7th
May 4th – 5th
June 8th – 9th
July 13th – 14th
August 10th – 11th
September 14th – 15th
October 12th – 13th
*The first weekend begins with a Friday night session, 5:30pm-9:30pm.

You’ll also participate in the Apprenticeship portion of the program to qualify for 200 hour Certificate of Completion. Apprenticeship hours are flexible and scheduled during live classes with your Mentor Teacher. Current Mentor Teachers include: Leslie Denny, Danielle Fowler, Gale Gibbons & Melanie Wassman.

Program Benefits
• All required books are included in the price of tuition.
• Unlimited $5 classes at Yoga Oceanside during the program.
• 10% discount in boutique at Yoga Oceanside.
• True Nature School of Yoga Training Manual
• Organic Canvas Tote Bag and Journal

Registration includes all required textbooks. Upon receiving your application and registration for the program, you receive all the books you will need for the program.

Program Tuition:
YTT Program: $2,700
EARLY BIRD rate: $2,400 paid in full prior to the start date of program.

Payment plans are available. Please don’t hesitate to express your specific need regarding payment. True Nature School of Yoga does not turn away dedicated students due to financial hardship. Partial scholarships are available. Please apply early and mention your interest in receiving a scholarship.

Military Spouse: We accept Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA)
The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Program is an employment assistance program that provides financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation. Spouses of eligible military can apply and receive financial assistance for the full amount of tuition. To establish a MyCAA Account please visit the MyCAA Spouse Portal online at https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa

TO APPLY: Please download and fill-out the Application Form. Turn-in completed application and submit first payment to receive your acceptance letter and required books.

Payment Options:

1. Send a check (payable to True Nature) to:
Danielle Fowler
603 Seagaze Drive, #424
Oceanside, CA 92054

2. Make a payment online with Paypal. You, the sender must have verified PayPal account for no fees to be incurred to either party. Select “Send & Request” tab. Then select “Send money to friends or family”, enter Info@truenatureyoga.com and the dollar amount. Review and confirm payment amount. Confirm payment screen states “Fee is $0.00 USD”. No fee if you use your PayPal balance or a PayPal verified bank account.

3. Credit Card payments (Visa and MasterCard) are subject to 3% third party processing fee and can only be used when paying the early bird rate of $2,400 prior to the start date of the program. Click here to pay with credit card. You may also request a check from your credit card company.

4. Venmo App: Account name is Danielle Fowler @TrueNature


“Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.”
- Rumi