200-Hour Foundation

200-hr-foundationNaada Yoga believes yoga and its experiences are for everybody. The 200 hr Foundation training program is designed to make the deeper aspects of yoga accessible to people of all ages and physical abilities. Whether you plan to teach yoga or develop your own personal practice, this program provides the knowledge and tools necessary to impart this living practice onto others, safely, skillfully and with integrity. Students who complete the 200 hr program will have gained a tremendous insight into the world of yoga and establish the foundation for a complete NYTT 500 hr certification.

Course Curriculum

Explore the basic yoga postures (asanas) in depth while learning to apply the principles of alignment and conscious breathing. Asana 101 students will learn standing postures and forward bends as well as beginning their introduction to postural alignment.
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Instructor: Elizabeth Emberly
Dates: SEPT 28, 29, 30, 1 OCT 2017
This course will provide an introduction to the basic anatomical and physiological principles essential for yoga training and teaching. A cadaver dissection will further deepen our understanding of the harmonious way the body functions anatomically. We will also explore the body’s “energetic” anatomy from a yoga perspective and how the subtle body helps us better understand physical alignment in all areas of our lives.
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Instructor: Joanna Abbatt
Dates: OCT 19, 20, 21, 22 2017 / Dissection Lab TBA
This course is intended to take individuals deeper into an exploration of the principles of alignment, inner and outer form of the poses, and how to instruct clearly from the principles of foundation, breath and movement. We will explore variations on the key poses from Asana 101, as well as introduce modifications for certain conditions. How to introduce more advanced principles of alignment to take students safely into more demanding poses will also be covered.
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Instructor: Elizabeth Emberly
Dates: NOV 9, 10, 11, 12 2017
This course will provide an overview of yoga from a historical and philosophical perspective to situate its evolution and application in our culture and our times. The philosophical foundation of yoga and the key teachings of the tradition (including traditional texts: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads) will be covered.
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Instructor: Matthew Remski
Dates: NOV 30, 1, 2, 3 DEC 2017
Exams and Consultations

Students of this program will have a mid term exam after completion of Philosophy 101 and will have a final exam after Asana 102. Before each exam a 30 minute private consultation is scheduled to ensure a clear understanding of the material covered and provide an opportunity to ask the faculty questions as they pertain to your personal developing practice. Multiple opportunities to practice teaching will be provided. The NYTT program offers a supportive, nurturing community of teachers to help you apply what you have learned right away. You will receive immediate feedback from your teachers to help you refine your teaching skills and feel at ease in front of a class. We are here to support you every step of the way.


Tuition for NYTT 200 HR Foundation program is $2,925.00. This fee covers an unlimited membership at Naada Yoga during duration of study, two private consultations, and any additional resources or readings..
Aug 1st EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ($2600)

All prices do not include tax

Payment Plan Options

Our intention is to find a plan that works for everyone. Please contact us directly at
info@naada.ca to discuss how to best set up your individual payment plan option.

Tax Receipts

Naada Yoga is an accredited yoga school recognized by Human Resources Development Canada and can provide tax receipts for all qualifying trainings.