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The Pure Living Yoga Method 200hr Teacher Training

At our best, we are all teachers.
— Maya Angelou

A Message from our Lead Trainer:

Hello incredible humans!

Are your ready to have a conversation about what comes next in your yoga journey? If so, you’ve stumbled upon the right page! Hopefully the content provided can help guide you towards making the best decision for you.

The reality is, if you are imagining yourself at the top of the room, experiencing a mixture of excitement and panic at the thought, welcome to the club! If the practice has impacted your life in ways that seem hard to comprehend, and you feel hungry to uncover what is happening internally and externally, then congratulations! We want to meet you and yes you are ready!

Embodying the 8 limbs of yoga is like learning a new language. This is why we believe the immersion approach is the most effective for our graduates. It takes years of practice (or lifetimes depending on your beliefs) to fully understand how life changing this practice can be. So your first 200 hours of training is going to expose you to the tip of the iceberg and begin to uncover blind spots in your awareness. Think of it like a total mind, body, and soul refresh. An unplugging – if you will.

The Pure Living Yoga Method Teacher Training is designed to pull out your authentic voice. It’s truly what defines us as teachers and what equips us in our everyday lives. When we lean into our enlightenment of who we REALLY are, underneath and before insecurities set in, a version of ourselves (sometimes only experienced in childhood) rises to the surface. In this training, there will be a strict focus on the realignment of the physical body. This is so we can plug into our power source and pull from our deepest inner wisdom. When we become fully empowered, competitiveness and feelings of inadequacy are eliminated. The question of whether or not we are “good enough” to be called teacher is released. Everyone has a story and the world needs to know yours.

Upon leaving this 200 hour Teacher Training, our hope is that you’ll identify with your role in this industry and as a teacher. You are not only going to be equipped with the tools necessary to become a successful yoga teacher, and make this a career path if that is your choosing, but you will leave feeling grounded in who you are, more open with who you are, accepting, balanced, and powerful in who you are. You will be stripped down to your purest forms. This is the Pure Living Yoga Method. We can’t wait to start this journey of a thousand steps with you!

With love,

Brenna Bote


2020 Dates:

May 18th: Evening Orientation
May 19th - May 23rd: Training
May 25th - May 30th: Training
June 1st - June 5th: Training
June 8th - June 12th: Training
June 13th: Photoshoots & Graduation
June 22nd - June 30th: Individual Focus Coaching

Sample Day: 
6:30am - 9:00am: Morning Asana Practice
9:00am - 10:00am: Breakfast
10:00am - 1:00pm: Study Modules (ex: anatomy, philosophy, etc.)
1:00pm - 3:00pm: Lunch & Relaxation
3:00pm - 6:00pm: Study Modules
6:00pm - 8:00pm: Evening Asana Practice

Curriculum Breakdown

The curriculum is what we are MOST excited about. Understanding the depths the practice, the anatomy, & the philosophy, requires students to fully embody the information. Without FEELING the material, it gets challenging to really understand it. So with that approach in mind, this training will be taking all aspects of yoga and putting it into your body. LET'S GET PHYSICAL! The curriculum will be broken up as follows (some changes will take place between now and the beginning of training):

Techniques, Training & Practice:

  • Adjustments Training

  • Practice Teaching

  • Full Practice Breakdown: heat building practices (vinyasa, ashtanga, rocket, & hatha), cooling practices (passive release yin, active release yin, & restorative), meditation practices (how to guide and where to start with students)

  • Different styles of Pranayamas & their benefits

  • Asana & alignment points breakdown

  • Modifications for common contraindications

  • Inversions

  • Sequencing for heat building & cooling practices: for beginners, level 1, level 2, & all levels classes

  • How to use props

Teaching Methodology:

  • Teaching on & off the mat

  • Theming your classes

  • Increasing & decreasing difficulty in all levels classes

  • Mirroring

  • Determining you unique teaching style

  • Communication: refining public speaking skills, developing our true voice, speaking & teaching from truth instead of filters, and much more.

Anatomy & PhYsiology:  

  • Dissecting the universal language of anatomy

  • Misalignments & contraindications

  • Physiology of postures & sequences

  • Understanding hyper-mobility & hypo-mobility (tight vs strong, weak vs flexible)

  • Weight loss & stress

  • Kriyas

  • Anatomy of pranayama

  • Nervous system & the brain

Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics:

  • Breakdown of foundational yoga literature

  • Where does yoga come from and how is it relevant in the modern world

  • Understanding & applying yamas & niyamas into the modern world

  • Understanding & applying dharma & karma into the modern world

  • Breakdown of mantras & chakras

  • How to protect one's energy, share energy, & holding space on & off the mat

  • How to identify with your inner philosophy


  • Deconstructing our inner shadows & the steps to heal them

  • Deconstructing the mind: default thinking patterns, creating new & healthy neural pathways, understanding mental & emotional triggers, and much more.

  • Meditation techniques & practices for releasing & letting go of past trauma

  • Connection: breakdown of the fundamentals, tools to deepen our connection with ourselves & others, understanding what emotions mean, and much more.


  • Business planning

  • Creating pricing

  • Creating communities & collaborating

  • Creating contracts

  • Accounting basics

  • Marketing


  • Applying basic Ayurvedic practices into daily life

  • Helping your body heal using food products

  • Beginners guide in determining your individual diet

  • Self care practices for the body

Graduation & Individual Coaching: 

We will be taking the weekend to change our surroundings, to relax, and unwind. We will relocate somewhere within a 5 hour driving radius of Regina, so we can remove ourselves from our surroundings, and deepen our own personal awareness of what comes next. During this time we will have scheduled focus coaching sessions to help each graduate with their individual needs, questions, etc. A professional photoshoot will also be provided to each individual graduate for their career marketing or for personal purposes. Yogi's choice! More details will be released to graduates closer to the date.

Investment Details for Full Training & Continued Ed Modules

Full Teacher Training Investment Details:

For anyone ready to take the leap and join us for the full Pure Living Yoga Method 200hr Yoga Teacher Training.

  • November 1st - January 31st: Super Early Bird Pricing
    $3799 - $1000 deposit - 10 spots available at this price

  • February 1st - March 31st: Early Bird Pricing
    $3999 - $1000 deposit - 10 spots available at this price

  • April 1st - May 18th: Regular Pricing
    $4199 - $1000 deposit - 10 spots available at this price

yoga Alliance continued education Modules

For anyone who would like to deepen their personal practice or teaching techniques, but do not want to participate in the full 200 hour certification process, below are the modules available for participation. All existing yoga teachers will receive Continued Education Hours through Yoga Alliance for these courses.

  • Adjustments Training

  • Anatomy Training

  • Philosophy, Lifestyle, & Ethics Training

  • Ayurveda & other Natural Medicinal Practices

  • Business of Yoga

Get Informed:

So now that you’ve made the decision to take the plunge, how does one ACTUALLY prepare for a teacher training? Check out the below links for some suggestions!