Yoga Teacher Training

Teacher Training 2018 : 300 hour Advanced Studies starts in May

Yoga Teacher Training

Have you been considering our Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Certification Program with The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute and Heartsong Yoga? The 2018 "300 hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Certification Program" is now accepting registrations. 

Our 200 hour Teacher Training course will kick off in the fall of 2018, dates and details will be announced soon.  
Here is a peak
at the description of the program.

Click Here to email Sheila with any questions, or to request an application! Or call her at 413-525-0720 if you are interested in learning more. She is happy to meet with you one to one!
This is an incredible opportunity to share this wisdom with others as a certified yoga teacher, or to deepen your knowledge and practice on a personal level.

We meet one weekend a month for ten months, starting in May, 2018, ending in March, 2019. (we take July off)
Friday night, Saturday and Sunday.  First weekend is May 4 to 6.

If you are a 200-hour certified teacher looking to take your training to the next level and prepare for a career in yoga service, our training offers a unique opportunity to dive into the deeper and powerfully therapeutic dimensions of the vast array of yoga practices. Earn your 500-hour teaching certification through one of the most highly respected programs in the country – a rigorous, in-depth study of all eight limbs of classical yoga. If you seriously want to investigate the history, philosophy, psychology, transformative powers, and applicability of yoga therapy to today’s crazy lifestyles…and learn to teach asana exceptionally well…this training is for you.

The Hard & The Soft’s 300-hour Teacher Training program is open to all 200-hour certified teachers who sincerely wish to make a difference in the world by sharing the transformative practices and philosophies of classical yoga. Get started by applying to the program, now. 

With Beryl Bender Birch, founder and director of The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute, Sheila Magalhaes, owner/co director of Heartsong Yoga Center, and other senior teachers from The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute.

The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute is a program under the Give Back Yoga Foundation, supporting and funding yoga teachers of all traditions to bring yoga and mindfulness techiques to underserved and under-resourced segments of the community.  Join us in sharing the transformational power of yoga with the world, one person at a time!
Please visit the Give Back Yoga Foundation's website for:

  • More details about the program.
  • More about the philosophy of the program.
  • More about Beryl Bender Birch and the Give Back Yoga Foundation.

Heartsong Yoga is located in East Longmeadow, MA, a suburban Western Massachusetts community, less than 2 hours from Boston, about an hour south of the Berkshires, less than an hour north of Hartford, CT, or about an hour south from the Vermont border.

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