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Teacher Training Programs in Arizona




Studio: 7 Centers Yoga Arts

Address: 2115 Mountain Road

                     Sedona, AZ 86336

Phone: 1-928-203-4400



Cost: $3,295.00

Training: 200 hour - Yoga Alliance Accredited

Style: Hatha

Program: 2011 Teacher Training

6/18 - 7/19

9/17 - 10/18

200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certified Program offered in Sedona, a magical landscape of natural beauty and powerful energies. This immersion training, modeled after an Indian ashram experience, is unique for it's all-encompassing foundational training for the body, mind and spirit in a holistic approach to yoga as a lifestyle. This is a classical program, where all aspects of the 8 Limbs of Yoga are taught and the student is introduced to the sister sciences of Ayurveda and Vedic Astrology.



Studio: YogaLife Academy

Address: PO Box 278
                     Sedona, AZ 86339

Phone: 1-928-649-6494

Cost: $2200 if paid in full by May 25; $2400 in monthly payments, $500 each weekend, 38 hours of continuing education credit

Training: 200 hour Yoga Alliance Accredited
                    Five 4-day weekends of 38 credit hours

Style: Classical Hatha Yoga


: 200-Hour Certification in 5 weekends, one a month
The Last weekend of the month, May-Sept. 2012
*May 25-28 Foundations of Yoga & Ayurveda
*June 22-25 Anatomy Related to Yoga
*July 27-29 Yoga Sutras Lived On and Off the Mat
*Aug. 24-27 The Chakras and Subtle Anatomy
*Sept. 21-24 The Bhagavad Gita and the Business of Yoga

This Classical Hatha Yoga program is designed to deepen your Yoga practice on and off the mat. Three master teachers will guide participants in learning, living and teaching Patanjali's eight limbs of yoga, sharing a variety of styles, philosophy, anatomy, chakras and foundations of Ayurveda. Enjoy expanding consciousness with yoga amid Sedona's red rock energy, creekside philosophy discussions,  meditation at John of God Casa, and kirtan chanting. Attend full program, select weekends, or individual open workshops



PHOENIX and surrounding area


Studio:  5th Element Yoga
Address:  515 E Carefree Highway Box 762
                        Phoenix, AZ 85085
Phone:   480-784-7944

Cost:  $3,000
Training:  200 Hr - Yoga Alliance Registered
Style: Hatha
Program: 30 Day Yoga Teacher Training - 200 Hr
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification with emphasis in yoga therapy.
Cost includes textbooks, accommodations, and meals. Training provides
strong foundations in anatomy, philosophy, and the art of teaching yoga.


Studio: Holy Yoga Ministries - A Christ Focused Ministry

Address: 309 Mountain Sage

                       Phoenix, AZ 85045

Phone: 1-602-321-1819


Cost: 20 hr $500 (for existing RYTs)

200 hr $2495.00

Training: 20 Hour CYT & 200 Hour RYT - Yoga Alliance

Style: Premier Style of Christian Yoga

Program: Begins March 2008 - June 2008

20 Hour CYT instructor training takes place four times a year.This is when instructors are trained to facilitate classes.

Training is done in a 9 week immersion program via home study, conference call and the internet.

It culminates in a mandatory 6-day retreat where they get their contact hours and anatomy training.

The next retreat (in conjunction with the Spring training) will be held in August in northern AZ.

Sign up online. Screening process for teacher training.


Studio: Inner Vision Yoga Chandler/Tempe

Address: 1949 W. Ray Road Suite 8

                      Chandler, AZ 85224


                 Inner Vision Yoga Tempe
                     725 E Guadalupe Rd #725
                     Tempe, AZ 85283

Phone:   1-480-632-7899


Cost: Call for 2010/2011 Prices & Schedule or visit website

              Discounts apply for early registration

Training: 200 Hour, 300 Hour & 500 Hour -Yoga Alliance Accredited

Style: Hatha

Program: 200 Hour Training

300 Hour Continuing Education

500 Hour Continuing Education

 3 months per module. Call for dates of modules.

This program offers smaller class sizes and individual attention. The Inner Vision Teacher Training/Advanced Studies Programs

offer a practical, comprehensive & empowering experience encompassing many styles and families of yoga while

emphasizing unity, expansion of community and direct practice. Our 200, 300 and 500 hour programs present a path of personal transformation while offering the practical and spiritual background necessary to teach yoga as a creative expression of your highest state of being.


Studio: Urban Yoga

Address: 3225 N. Central Ave.

                        Phoenix, AZ.    85012

Phone: 602-277-YOGA (9642)


Cost: visit

Training: RYT-200, 10 Week Intensive

Style: Vinyasa

Program: YogaFit is a premier partner of ACE (American Council on Exercise) offers a 500-Hour & 200-Hour RYT Teacher Training Program through Yoga Alliance. YogaFit is the only yoga style recognized by TSI (NYSC, BSC, WSC, PSC) and is an IHRSA Associate in longstanding since 1998.

The YogaFit style tightens and tones the entire body, enhances balance, improves flexibility and builds core strength by combining traditional fitness training, focused breathing and strength building through yoga poses. The result is a mind-body workout that improves health, athletic performance and mental acuity in people of all ages and fitness levels.



Address: 1100 E. Apache Blvd

                      Tempe, AZ 85281-5822

Phone: 1-888-504-9106


Cost: Financial aid available to those who qualify

Training: 200, 600 and 760 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programs

Style: Hatha / Anusara Based

Program:  200-hr Program Summer Intensive Available - 3 months! Morning and evening classes are available.
Interested in Yoga Therapy? SWIHA hosts Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy classes every March and September.
Discover Yoga Nidra instructed by Kamini Desai, SWIHA offers a 100 hrs Yoga Nidra Certificate of Excellence
SWIHA - Spirit of Yoga Home of Hatha Gong. Yoga Alliance Accredited.


Studio: Yoga Pura

Address: 15440 N. 7th Street, Suite #1

                       Phoenix, AZ 85022

Phone: 1-602-843-7872


Cost: $4400.00 / deposit $500.00 / books $172.00

               Discounts apply for early registration & studio members

Training: 500 Hour - Yoga Alliance Accredited

State Board for Private Post-Secondary Education & Continuing Education

Style: Multi Style

Program: 11-month program begins yearly in February

Program includes in-depth study in: anatomy & physiology, the 8-limbed path of astanga yoga, practical understanding & relevance of the Yoga Sutras and Bhagavad Gita, energetics, the practice and teaching of asana, pranayama, and meditation, yoga for beginners, gentle & restorative yoga, modifications & adjustments, seeing & understanding bodies, language of teaching, working with special needs, ethics, and learning powerful techniques for applying ancient wisdom in your day-to-day life.


Studio: A Desert Song Yoga & Massage Center

Address: 4811 N. 7th Street

                       Phoenix, AZ 85014

Phone: 1-602-265-8222


Cost: $3200.00 in 2007, call for current prices

Training:   200 Hour-Yoga Alliance Accredited & Licensed by the AZ

State Board for Private Post-Secondary Education & Continuing Education

Style: Multi Style

Program: Program is offered every other year for 7 months. Desert Song has offered yoga teacher training since 1990, and the nationally certified program reflects their dedication to quality education of the mind, body and spirit. Desert Song offers a 200-Hour Teacher Training (TT) program and ongoing Continuing Education (CE) classes. Both courses of study offer access to outstanding local, national and international instructors and a well-rounded curriculum, which includes focus on the eight-limbs of yoga, anatomy and physiology, and yoga for special groups. For more information, exact dates and fees, please call.


Studio Yoga Phoenix

Address: 2302 N. 9th Street

                      Phoenix, AZ 85006

Phone: 1-602-271-4480


Cost: $2895.00 / Payment plans available /

Call or check website for current start date

Style: Kundalini Level I & Level II - Yoga Alliance Accredited

For 200 Hour Level and Provides KRI Certification

Program: Level I 6 months & Level II 5 modules starting in fall 2008.

Level I, 6 month program includes 29 days of training classes and 50 hours of independent study,

practice and student teaching. Topics include: Yoga Lifestyle; Practicing and Teaching; Health and Energy; Meditation.

Level II Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Modules

Prerequisites - Level I KRI Certification

Authentic Relationships Module


Studio: At One Yoga

Address: 10050 N. Scottsdale Road #115

                       Scottsdale, Arizona 85253

Phone: 1-480-556-6044


Cost: $3500.00 discounts apply for early registration

Call or check website for current start dates

Training: 200 Hour - Yoga Alliance Accredited

Style: Hatha

Program:   200 Hour Fall Daytime Program

   200 Hour Fall Weekend Program

   200 Hour Rapid Program

Topics covered: techniques, teaching methodology, anatomy & physiology, yoga philosophy,

lifestyle & ethics and practicum.


Studio: Scottsdale Community College

Address: 9000 E. Chaparral Road

                      Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Phone: 1-480-423-6771


Cost: Contact:

Call or check website for current start dates

Training: 200 Hour & 500 Hour Yoga Alliance Accredited

Style: Based on the Iyengar Tradition

Program: The Program encompasses human anatomy and and physiology, detailed postural alignment,

therapeutics, instructional methodology, the art of teaching asanas, practice teaching experience, as well as studies in

yoga history and philosophy. SCC offers students day or evening, part-time or full-time options for completing their

Certificate of Completion in Yoga Instruction


Studio:  Yoga Village

Address: 8241 E. Evans, D102

                      Scottsdale, AZ 85260


                      16650 E. Palisades. Ste. 107

                      Fountain Hills, AZ  85268

Phone: 1-480-905-8801


Cost: $2900 through Dec 30, $3100 after that. Payment plans available.

Training: 200 Hour  and Anusara Immersions. Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher Schoo

Style: Anusara

Program: Delve deeply into the respected Anusara Yoga (R) Universal Principles of Alignment and the Tantric philosophy that brings heart to your practice. Learn alignment and therapeutic approaches that can apply to any style of yoga you choose to teach. This is the ideal training for people who wish to enrich their own practice and work for the highest standard in teacher training. Program meets on selected weekends (Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday) from January through April. Hours count as Anusara credits.





Studio: Yoga Shala

Address: 322 W. Gurley

                       Prescott, AZ 86301

Phone: 1-928-443-8973


Cost: 200 Hour - $2800.00 paid in installments or

  $2200 or $2500 if paid early

  Call or check website for current start dates

Training: 200 hour - Yoga Alliance Accredited

Style: Hatha

Program: 200 hour    (9 month program meets one weekend per month)

Yoga Shala’s 200 Hour Teacher Training Program (YTT) upholds the highest standards of yoga instruction and

practice. The program includes in-depth study of the following areas: yoga asana, pranayama, bandha, mudra,

mantra, meditation, yogic tantric philosophy, yoga for women/men, yogic texts (Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads

(Yoga Sutras) anatomy/physiology, yogic diet, therapeutic applications of yoga, basic Sanskrit and so much more.

Graduates receive certification and national recognition as an RYT (registered yoga teacher) with the Yoga Alliance.




Studio: International Yoga College

Address: 2509 N. Campbell Avenue

                      Tucson, AZ 85719

Phone: 520-325-0354



Training: 500 Hour - Yoga Alliance

Style: Hatha

Program: The International Yoga College is in transition, and we hope to offer classes in Tucson, Arizona in the near future.

Please contact for information.



Studio:  Rx-Yoga

Address:  5655 East Grant Road

    Tucson, AZ 85712


Cost: $3200/Payment plans available/ Next Start Date January 2012

Training: Yoga Alliance Accredited

Style: Kundalini Yoga Level 1

220 Hours and provides Kundalini Research Institute Level 1 Certification

Program: Level 1, 6 month program includes training classes, independent study, practice and student teaching. Topics include: Kundalini Yoga Postures, Kriyas and Meditations; Role of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher; Yogic Philosophy; Yogic and Western Anatomy ; Humanology and Yogic Lifestyle.



Studio: Yoga Connection

Address: 3925 E. Pima

                     Tucson, AZ 85712

Phone: 1-520-323-1222


Cost: $2975 plus books for 260 hour

              Payment Plans & Work/Study Available

              Early Registration Discounts Available

Training: 200 Hour - Yoga Alliance Accredited

Continuing Education Courses Available

Kids Yoga Teacher Training

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Senior Yoga Teacher Training

Meditation Teacher Training

Back Care Yoga Teacher Training

Style: Hatha

Program: Begins Saturday, September 10, 2011. Meetings will be every other Saturday, 9-5 and four Sundays, including a weekend retreat in May 2012.  Visit our website for details or call to schedule an interview.



" In that space, either after a yoga practice, or other times when you notice that you are restful and awake at the same time, experience your inner most essence - the state of yoga."   Sally Weber,  AYA Board Member