ready to take your practice to a nu level?
For the modern-day yogi who wants to deepen their practice and acquire the tools to become a skillful and soulful yoga teacher in the 21st century—honouring the traditional while evolving and adapting to the present.
As the world changes, so must we. Through a virtual format, we will maximize our time together going beyond the requirements of Yoga Alliance, while maintaining our inclusive, diverse, and practical approach to learning.
At NU yoga, we emphasize inclusivity in our community and with our teachers. NU Level offers specialty modules that are often overlooked, like Anti-Oppressive Yoga. During such turbulent times, learn how to level up your online presence with our Social Media Marketing module and dive into deeper learning through inquiry work that will provide you with NU Skills that go off and beyond the mat.
Sweat, Strength, and Soul is our foundation here at NU yoga. Our teachers encourage you to step onto your mat with resilience and determination of body and mind. With this foundation at the forefront of the training, our uniquely qualified squad of trainers will teach you how to level up and lead with conviction as an empowered NU yoga teacher.
Get ready to drop the excuses, step into your skin, and channel your inner boss.
This is the NU way of yoga.
what makes NU's YTT unique?
NU SKILLS + ADVANCED SEQUENCING
Learn NU Levels, a system to teach each asana (posture) from the bottom to the top.
Over 100 asanas which includes a wide scope of variations and modifications from
traditional to more advanced asanas.
Learn anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics through basic movement foundations and terminology. Learn energetic anatomy: chakras, nadis, bandhas and much more!
Weekend immersion of demos, adjustments, and practice teaching to feel comfortable and
confident in your hands-on approach to your teaching.
Learn NU Skills to lead your classes like a BO$$ from experienced and expert teachers.
Including, but not limited to: language and communication skills, theming, approaches for different
class and skill levels, and much more!
Learn how to teach vinyasa Soul Flow classes.
How to address each individual body and the class as a whole, while offering creative and fresh sequences, from beginner to advanced skill levels.
SWEAT STRENGTH SOUL
Learn how to teach NU's signature class Sweat Strength Soul.
How to structure and sequence each class level from lite to hardcore, how to create 🔥 playlists,
how to use your voice and language to command and empower a room, and
additional tips on how to teach the Sweat Strength Soul way.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
Explore social media marketing with Instagram influencer Annelie Gutgesell.
This three-hour workshop will dive into: how to build your social media brand,
understand your target audience, the importance of authenticity, understanding social media platforms (emphasis on Instagram), photo and video editing, and much more!
Explore how issues of race, privilege, accessibility and appropriation impact
the wellness community and its service users. The session will challenge you to consider
ways you can create inclusive yoga classes through the use of language, modifications and a deep understanding and respect for the origins of yoga.
RESTORATIVE + YIN YOGA
Introduction to the fundamentals of Yin and Restorative Yoga.
How both styles encourage a well-rounded, mindful and meditative practice, through emphasizing
breath-work and the use of props. Learn why and how these two styles are the perfect complement to any strong movement practice, from classes like Sweat Strength Soul to strength training.
PHILOSOPHY + LIFESTYLE
Introduction to the history of yoga, yogic texts, meditation, mantras, mindfulness, and an in-depth exploration of the Yamas and Niyamas—applying traditional yogic wisdom to a contemporary lifestyle.
BUSINESS OF YOGA
Learn how to get started teaching yoga and grow your classes and income.
How to create workshops, teach privates, corporates, and excel in a studio setting.
Techniques + Training
Seated + Supine Postures
Standing + Standing Balancing Postures
Inversions + Backbends
Sun + Moon Salutations
Pranayama Techniques + Practices
Meditation, Mantras + Mindfulness Practices
Anatomy, Physiology + Subtle Body
Anatomy: Bones, Joints + Muscles
Physiology: Body Systems
Biomechanics: Bone Safety
Basic Movement Foundation + Terminology
Subtle Body: Chakras, Bandhas, Kleshas, Vayus, Nadi’s + Koshas
Yogic Philosophy, Lifestyle + Ethics
Intro to History of Yoga, Vedas + Bhagavad Gita
Exploration of The Eight Limbs of Yoga
Fundamentals of Yin + Restorative Yoga
Ethical Responsibility as a Teacher
NU Skills: Qualities of a NU Yoga Teacher
Principles of Adjustments + Hands-on-Assists
Structure + Sequencing Vinyasa Soul Flow Classes
Structure + Sequencing Sweat Strength Soul Classes
The Business of Yoga
Social Media Marketing
Continuous Practice Teach Asana Labs
Teach Vinyasa Soul Flow yoga classes
Teach Sweat Strength Soul yoga classes
Teach Meditation and Pranayama
The curriculum goes above and beyond what is required by Yoga Alliance standards, providing not only the foundational tools you need as a yoga teacher but additional skills that will propel you forward into your yoga practice or career. We are confident that you will leave this training as a skillful and soulful yoga teacher, leaving with the same confidence and conviction our squad of trainers and teachers here at NU bring to their classes.
Once successfully passing our 200-hour yoga teacher training program, you will be given the direction and the necessary steps needed for you to register with Yoga Alliance as a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher.
Full participation is required to complete the program. This is a content-heavy curriculum that requires your commitment to seeing it through until the end. We do understand that life happens and time may be missed due to emergencies, our make-up policy requires you to schedule missed hours through a private session(s) with your trainer at an additional cost.
All assignments, quizzes, and independent studies must be completed and evaluated by the lead trainer.
Once requirements are complete and tuition is paid in full, students will be acknowledged as a NU LEVEL yoga teacher. Our yoga teacher certification is designed to fulfill the requirements necessary to become a Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher (RYT). Graduates can apply for Yoga Alliance certification once they have received their NU certificate. Bonus, as a NU graduate you will receive 20% off auto-renew packages, and 10% off all workshops, events, and merchandise!
March 23rd - July 31st
MEET ONLINE VIA ZOOM
Tuesdays 6-9pm and Bi-Weekends 11-8pm
Download Program Brochure for the full schedule.
NU yoga offers three participants one free scholarship and two partial scholarship -
receiving 50% off full tuition - per training.
Our scholarship is a way to provide the knowledge and skills
of yoga to a BIPOC who will continue to share the practice of yoga with their community.
HOW TO APPLY
Create a 2-5 minute video of yourself answering the following questions, and attach it to the following scholarship application:
Do you identify as a BIPOC?
How long have you been practicing yoga?
How does your identity impact your practice and your connection to the yoga community?
Please explain why you are interested in NU Level 200-Hour Teacher Training and how you will share this knowledge and skills with your community.
Your application must be submitted by March 1st 2021, for the NU Level 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training - Spring Online 2021. All applicants will be notified and informed of the acceptance of their scholarship at this time.
EARLY BIRD (Before March 1st 2021): CDN $2,700 +tax
REGULAR (After March 1st 2021): CDN $3,200 +tax
A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to secure a place in the training.
The deposit is applied toward the tuition balance.
Full tuition is due by the start date, March 23rd 2021.
200-Hour NU Level Certification
Electronic Copy of NU Level Yoga Teacher Training Manual.
Yoga Alliance certified.
Unlimited pass at NU yoga Studio during the duration of the program.
NU Trainer Special $$$ - After completion of training, receive 20% Auto Renew classes at NU yoga studio. BONUS, 10% discount towards workshops, events, and merchandise!