200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program

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Next training begins March 2021

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Immerse yourself into Yoga study and practice!

True Nature School of Yoga has been successfully 

training Yoga Teachers for 12 years. 

True Nature School of Yoga provides the opportunity for all curious yoga students to join in a compassionate community of exploration. During Teacher Training you learn to connect with your passion, experience your inner radiance and ultimately share with others what you love about Yoga. Our program allows for immersion into a learning community to exchange ideas, share inspirations and learn new methods to take your personal practice to new heights.

When your journey leads you to a place where you are contemplating a Yoga teaching vocation, you are considering a very important and valuable role in society. Becoming a yoga teacher is an honored tradition passed down through thousands of years. Now more than ever, we modern practitioners can receive incredible value from the time tested benefits of Yoga. At True Nature School of Yoga, we train teachers to provide intelligent instruction and sequencing, express the teachings from their own personal practice, and to remain inspired while on this path of service and love.

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. This program gives you a solid foundation for getting you started teaching classes. Even if you have no intention to teach Yoga, this program will transform your experience of your body, enlighten your mind to unique possibilities and open your heart to the higher vibrations of acceptance and loving kindness. 

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 the platform for a life long, holistic Yoga practice. Diving into the healing 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.

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull 

of what you really love.”
    - Rumi

Program Overview

What You Will Learn:

  • Foundational Philosophy of Patanjali’s Yoga
  • Subtle Energy 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 using Props, Effective Cueing and Demonstration
  • Potent Communication Skills
  • How to Create a Safe Learning Environment
  • Tools and Methods for Self Study, Enhanced Personal Practice
  • Practice Teaching, Giving and Receiving Feedback

The Yoga Teacher Training 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 program also covers the following special topics:

  • Intelligent Sequencing and Vinyasa Flow
  • Mantras and Mudras
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Chair, Gentle and Senior Yoga
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • PreNatal Yoga
  • The Business of Yoga

Dates and Details

This training launches with a 5 day immersion followed by 6 weekend sessions. 

The dates are as follows:

5 day Immersion: March 2021

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6 weekend sessions: 9:00am-5:30pm

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Typical Training Day:

9:00am - 12:00pm  Group in Session

12:00pm - 1:30pm Break for Lunch

1:30pm - 5:30pm  Group in Session

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 & Melanie Wassman.


Yoga Oceanside Studio

1830 Oceanside Blvd., Suite E

Oceanside, CA 92054

In the Frazier Farms shopping center with ample parking.

Program Benefits

  • All required books are included in the price of tuition.
  • True Nature School of Yoga Training Manual
  • Organic Canvas Tote Bag and Journal
  • Yoga Oceanside Class Pass Special Offer: 20 classes for only $100. (Savings of $160) Purchased during the first week of the program. Any unused classes expire on final day of program.

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

Program Tuition

Tuition Total: $2,900 

EARLY BIRD rate: $2,500 paid in full prior to the start date of program.

Payment plans are available. Please don’t hesitate to express your specific need regarding a payment plan. 

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 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.

Tuition must be paid in full prior to receiving certificate of completion.

Download the Application Below

200 YTT App (pdf)


Payment Options

  1. Send a check (payable to True Nature) to: Danielle Fowler, 603 Seagaze Drive, #424, Oceanside, CA 92054
  2. Venmo App: Account name is Danielle Fowler @TrueNature
  3. Credit Card payments can be made through PayPal and are subject to 3% third party processing fee of $75. Credit Cards can only be used when paying the early bird rate of $2,500 in full prior to the start date of the program. *See below for credit card payments.

*Credit Card Payments ONLY for Early Bird Rate Paid in Full

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