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200 hour Hatha-Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

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Sunshine Yoga's comprehensive 200-hour YTT program offers an inviting, team-oriented atmosphere in which to inspire your personal yoga practice and foster your unique offering to the world. Whether you are an aspiring yoga teacher ready to share your passion with your community, or seeking to deepen your self-practice, Our "Yogi Training" is a life-changing journey into self-discovery and awakening. 

Who is this YTT program for?

It is for anyone feeling called to go deeper into the self, to help others, or contribute to your community in a positive way. This program is for the dedicated student who intends to honor yogic principles, the guidance of their teachers, and the lineage from which the teachings derive.

What makes this YTT program unique?

Our YTT program is more like a "yogi" training, not one of simply gaining knowledge and skills, rather it's a transformative journey inward toward higher states of consciousness. Through the process of self-development, the "yogi" intuitively knows how to inspire others from their own experience, not from a cognitive place of understanding, but from a place of deep immersion. 


Our program takes a 3-fold approach that acknowledges Body, Mind, and Spirit as they are intricately connected, weaving a tapestry of personal development and conscious awakening into a collective experience. 

Prajna blends her Classical Indian training of honoring silence, mantra, and devotion with her playful charm and down-to-earth personality. Her intuitive healing skills provide a safe space for vulnerability and healing. With Prajna's gifts as well as the unique blend of guest teachers, you will experience a well rounded, thorough program, that promotes personal growth, self-love, and transformation.


What can I expect from the YTT program?

Through the study of the Self, "yogis" in training go through a very personal process of releasing old patterns and learning to cultivate new ones. Students will heal, cleanse, and renew together as a group and individually as they incorporate yoga into their daily lives.

To embrace the full embodiment of this ancient practice, one that incorporates the whole being, the student must first grasp the basic fundamentals. This is where the program begins, rooted in the first chakra, the Earth element, the origin of yoga and it's core principles. This lays the ground work for a life-long yoga practice and provides a strong foundation for the path of a teacher. We start from the ground up, literally, by grounding through the body, setting of intention, and clearing of obstacles. Then each month builds upon the previous one while focusing on key principles throughout the course.

When you graduate you will be able to:

  • become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) with Yoga Alliance

  • lead a full length yoga class

  • teach guided meditation 

  • facilitate a specialty workshop

  • offer private yoga sessions

  • provide safe & effective modifications, hands-on assists and verbal cues

  • send your "teacher bio" to studios 

  • know your mission as a teacher

  • discover your special niche that sets you apart in the vast world of yoga.

If any of this resonates with you and you're ready to take the first step toward your destiny, Apply below.


This program exceeds all the requirements of Yoga Alliance and will enable you to register at the RYT-200 level designation when completed.

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Areas of Study

  • The 8 Limbs of Yoga

  • Mantra

  • Meditation

  • The Yoga Sutras

  • Basics of Sanskrit

  • Anatomy of the Subtle Body

  • 7 Yogic Chakra System

  • Intro to Ayurveda (The Science of Life)

  • Safety in Pre-Natal / Post-Natal Yoga

  • Yoga Nidra

  • Hands on adjustments for safe and effective practice

  • Reiki Level One Attunement

  • The science and art of sequencing

  • Lifestyle and Ethics

  • The Business of Yoga

  • And loads of teaching practice

200 hour Hatha-Vinyasa Course 2022-2023

This program consists of 6 weekend trainings combined with one required weekly class, online Zoom sessions, at home practice requirements, and home study. The Graduation Ceremony will take place after the 6 full weekends of training. 

There may be workshops open to the public that can be used as Continuing Education Hours for yoga teachers.  Please check the individual studio's schedule for more info.


Weekend 1

Exploring the Roots of Yoga

  • History & Philosophy

  • Sanskrit & Mantra

  • Foundations of Yoga


Weekend 2

Diving into Asana & Beyond

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Alignment & Cueing

  • Hands-on Assist & Modifications


Weekend 3

The Energetic Body

  • The Chakra System

  • Creating healing space

  • Meditation


Weekend 4

Holding Space

  • Reiki Level One Attunement

  • Restorative & The Art of Props

  • Safety in Prenatal Yoga


Weekend 5

Your Higher Purpose

  • Explore your uniqueness & find your voice

  • Business & Ethics of Yoga

  • The Art of Teaching Beginners


Weekend 6

Embrace the Yoga Life

  • Embrace your path as a yogi

  • Find your niche as a teacher

  • Write your "Teacher Bio" and mission statement


Meet Your Teachers

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Ma Prajna

Lead Trainer 


Reiki Master Teacher

Sunshine Yoga Founder

Prajna is dedicated to her children, the health of the environment, and sharing her passion for holistic healing practices. She sees every moment as an opportunity to grow and offers a safe space for those who seek the same.

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Chris Carnley

Guest Teacher

RYT 200

Chris is a dedicated student of yoga, committed to exploring the gross and subtle workings of the body and mind, especially as they are articulated and understood in the Ashtanga Vinyasa tradition.


"YTT changed my life & Sunshine Yoga became our home away from home. The peaceful, casual, joyous atmosphere of the studio, coupled with Kim’s passion for yoga, made my teacher training experience exceptional. I also really appreciated the traditional approach and time spent on Sanskrit, chanting, history, & ALL eight limbs, instead of only focusing on asana and alignment. I will forever be grateful."

Lauren H.

"I LOVED teacher training! I liked the way we were immersed in the training for the entire weekend; our group became like a little family. Kim exposed us to so many unique experiences, like a Kundalini meditation and a visit to the local ashram. I felt like a got a very well-rounded view of Hatha yoga throughout the training. Each weekend we learned something new and different. We also taught classes throughout the training; it was awesome to watch how much everyone’s confidence grew as the training went on. Thanks for a great YTT!

Emma T.


Required Reading

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

by Sri Swami Satchidinanda

Yoga Anatomy 

by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews

The Tree of Yoga

by B.K.S Iyengar

Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic
(4th Edition)

by Darren Main

The Yamas and Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice

by Deborah Adele

Living Your Yoga

by Judith Lasater

***NOTE: Required Books purchased separately and not included in training tuition fees.



2022 - 2023 Yoga Teacher Training Schedule

​Classes are held on weekends, each training day is 8 hours. In addition to training weekends you will be required to attend one weekly class in person, online Zoom sessions, home yoga practice and at-home study. 

ALL hours are mandatory to fulfill requirements.


Navarre Beach Yoga Studio

7 Month Course:

Saturdays & Sundays (hours TBA) 


Sept 7 (Orientation)

September 10-11

Oct 8-9

Nov 5-6

Dec 3-4

Jan 14-15

Feb 11-12

March 11 (Last Day)

March 12 (Graduation Ceremony)



​​​$3150 paid by Check or Cash

by first day of training


Payment Plans are available:

$1000 down plus 5 payments of $450 (total $3250) 

* All payments are non-refundable & non- transferable


* $35 Non-refundable application fee.

* Required Books purchased separately