Yoga Teacher Training
January - July  2023

January 12 - July 9,  2023
Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons and evenings.

Your Instructors:

Jee Moon, lead
Laurie Brockhaus, lead
Chien Hung, assistant
Jackie Kinealy, assistant


($600 deposit due at time of enrollment and 5 payments of $520)

Email program advisor Laurie Brockhaus at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 314-421-9642.

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UB’s popular 200-hour Vinyasa-Yin Yoga Teacher Training returns January 2023! This in-depth program, which focuses on the complementary styles of Vinyasa and Yin yoga, is for yoga students who want to deepen their personal practice, discover the realms of yoga beyond physical aspects, and develop the skills and confidence to lead others.

This hybrid program has been thoughtfully planned to include in-person meetings, live online sessions, and self-paced online learning components. This is a unique opportunity to learn in a convenient way, while also having the support of a peer community and expert, personalized guidance from instructors.

Graduates leave this program with a deeper understanding of Vinyasa and Yin yoga, and an ability to teach both styles of yoga, on their own or weaved together. You'll study physical anatomy, as well as anatomy of the subtle body (energy) for an understanding of how to sequence active flows and held postures that target the deeper layers of the body, and you’ll learn to effectively and creatively sequence beginning through advanced practices and to teach in a trauma-sensitive way.  

You’ll also explore yoga history, philosophy, and yoga as service. You’ll develop your own personal style of safe and effective teaching, through personal attention and support from experienced and compassionate lead teachers. You will be challenged — physically, mentally, and spiritually — in a collaborative and fun learning environment and will walk away with a deeper understanding of yourself and the inspiration and skills to meaningfully integrate yoga into your life and your work.

This program culminates with a special in-person retreat, held at the Lay Center in Louisiana, Missouri. Here, you will immerse yourself in yoga practice, reflect on your learning, and celebrate your growth through this life-changing experience.

Topics you will explore:

Techniques, Training, Practice, and Anatomy:

Asana (posture) lab
Pranayama (breathwork)
Meditation and the Chakras
Functional Anatomy
Subtle Body Anatomy

Yoga Humanities

Study of Yogic Texts: Yoga Sutra and Bhagavad Gita
History of Yoga and Modern Yoga
Honoring the Tradition of Yoga
Ethics in Yoga
Yoga toward Social Action

Teaching Methodology and Professional Development

Creative and Effective Sequencing
Art of Observation and Language in Yoga
Trauma-Sensitive Teaching
Working with Common Health Issues and Injuries
Varying the practices of Vinyasa and Yin Yoga
Practice Teaching

Schedule Details

Two Saturdays/month
(in-person at UB’s Maplewood studio), 1-7pm:

Jan 14  & 28
Feb 11& 25
Mar 11 & 25
Apr 15 & 22
May 13 & 20
Jun 10 & 24

Two Thursdays/month
(live online), 6-9pm:

Jan 12 & 26
Feb 9 & 23
Mar 9 & 23
Apr 13 & 20
May 11 & 18
June 8 & 22

Weekend retreat at the Lay Center in Louisiana, Missouri
(about one hour from St. Louis):
July 7-9
(Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon, times TBD)

In addition to the live meetings, completion of approximately 30 hours of self-paced content, and attendance at 15 UB yoga classes, are required.


Your $3100 tuition includes:
All course meetings
Culminating weekend retreat (includes instruction, room & board, and meals)
20-hour online yoga anatomy course
10-hour online meditation course
20 drop-in yoga classes at Urban Breath

A limited number of partial-tuition scholarships are available for individuals identifying as BIPOC or LGBTQ, as well as individuals with financial need. To apply, please complete both the YTT program application and scholarship application.  Apply by October 1, 2022. 

"sculpt your body, calm your mind and touch your soul."

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