FAQ's

WHAT STYLE OF YOGA IS THE INLET TEACHER TRAINING?

Inlet Yoga Teacher Training, teaches students a core Vinyasa program with focus on creative sequencing, inspired movement, anatomy, and much more. Classes are thoughtfully constructed utilizing breathwork, meditation, Mantra (repeated sacred vedic words used in meditation), Mudras, yogic philosophy and asanas for an experience that will leave their students inspired to practice.

At Inlet our graduates are taught more than the yoga alliance 10 hrs of anatomy but they are given almost 20 hrs of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology. This is built into how they learn to construct all classes, build their voice and queuing techniques

HOW PROFICIENT IN YOGA DO I HAVE TO BE TO DO THE 200-HOUR PROGRAM?
We request that you have a minimum of a six month practice. Ideally before you begin at Inlet you should have taken at least 3 classes. Please be aware that each day of meeting in the training includes a vigorous two + hour asana class- this ensures that you leave the training stronger in your practice physically, mentally and spiritually.
WHAT WILL I LEARN IN THE 200-HOUR INLET TEACHER TRAINING?
In addition to making lifelong friends and deepening your experience of yoga, you will study the following topics in depth:

  • Asana based on anatomy physiology kinioslogy. Inspired safe movement.
  • Sequencing and queuing- developing, constructing and communicating an effective safe creative class
  • Hands-on Assists including what is appropriate how to “read a body”
  • Meditation
  • Pranayama/ breath work techniques
  • Philosophy of yoga based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Restorative and Yin
  • Ayurveda- sister science of yoga on how to maintain the body’s balance and health
  • Sanskrit (basic sound and translations)
  • Chakras- energy centers of the body and how they work within the practice of movement
  • Mantra (repeated Vedic mediational chants) and mudras
  • Business of Yoga- how to market yourself and be successful as a teacher in today’s environment
  • Pre/ Post natal yoga and how to construct classes for this special population.
WHAT IS INLET’S CANCELLATION POLICY? WHAT IS NEEDED TO SECURE MY SPOT?
Inlet Yoga requires a $500.00 deposit when you enroll to reserve your spot in the training. Should you cancel and drop out of the training up to 30 days prior to training beginning you are eligible for $250 of the of your $500 deposit as a refund.

Should you cancel within 15 – 30 days prior to the Teacher Training commencing you are not eligible for any refund of any kind and any balance whatsoever in accordance with the Inlet Yoga Teacher Training.

All fees for Teacher Training are for Teacher Training at Inlet Yoga only, and cannot be transferred or used for other services, classes, workshops, or products. Once the training program begins your tuition is ineligible for refund, no exceptions.

Your cancellation must be made in writing or via email to [email protected] Your refund will be processed and a check sent to you within 30 days of confirmation of receipt of your cancellation in accordance with the refund policy set forth herein.

WHAT ARE THE 200-HOUR GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS?

In order to graduate the program you must be paid in full and fulfill the following requirements:

  • Attendance of all teacher training sessions
  • completion of all homework requirements and readings
  • completion of teaching practical
  • passing mark on final exam
WHAT IF I DON’T WANT TO BE A TEACHER?
A number of our trainees want nothing more than to delve deeper into the practice of yoga, become stronger both mentally, physically and spiritually all while absorbing the vibe of the Inlet community. Above all else we want to support you on your individual journey giving you the tools of the practice so that you leave transformed and inspired.
CAN I PRACTICE AT INLET DURING TRAINING?
When you enroll for a 200-Hour program at a Inlet you will be able to attend all regularly scheduled classes included as part of the training. In addition you are required to take a certain number of classes for certification though Inlet Yoga.
ARE ANY BOOKS AND MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE TRAININGS?

All Inlet Teacher Training Manuals are included, but you will need to purchase additional required books. As a trainee, you will receive a 15% off your required reading list at the Inlet Yoga Boutique.

200-Hour Required Reading:

  • Heart of Yoga by Desikachar
  • A Path with Heart by Jack Kornfield
  • Light On Yoga by B.K.S Iyengar
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Swami Satchidananda
WHAT IF I HAVE TO MAKE UP MISSED TIME IN THE TEACHER TRAINING?
Both Inlet Yoga and Yoga Alliance require a minimum of 200 hours training during the Teacher Training program.  We know that life sometimes intervenes, emergencies happen, and you may not be able to make it to class due to the unforeseen circumstances.  While we understand and sympathize, we’ve created a make-up policy for your absentee hours in order to complete your training.  Each student can miss a maximum of 15 hours, which must be made up within one year of the end of the program, in order to meet the 200 Hour Teacher Training requirement.  You will not graduate if you do not make up your hours within one year of the end of the program, and will have to pay in full for to complete training should you lapse and have to retake the training.

There are two options to true up your training within the 12 month period:

  1. Schedule private lessons with the instructor either while the program is underway or post program graduation to make up the time you missed.  Or,
  2. Should there be another training in the same year with the same curriculum at Inlet Yoga, you can attend the session days you were absent to make up the classes for graduation.  If the training is sold out, you must wait for another training in the same year with space available to make up the time you missed.

Should you choose Option A above, the following pricing and makeup hours apply:

  • One Hour Private Session = 1 – 4 hours of missed class time
  • 1.5 Hour Private Session = 5 – 6 hours of missed class time
  • Two Hour Private Session = 7 – 8 hours of missed class time
  • No more than eight hours of missed class time is acceptable for graduation

Private makeup lessons $100 – $150 per hour plus a $35 studio space usage fee per session.

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