Teacher Training Taught by Behnje Masson & Rick Powell

Teacher Training Taught by Behnje Masson & Rick Powell

2017-200 Hour Heart Centered Yoga Teacher Training

Part 1: Turn to the Heart 

“A yogi in a steady posture easily becomes immersed in the heart.” -Shiva Sutras 

A transformational journey into the heart and practice of teaching Yoga. This part of the Program covers in detail all the basic elements of Heart Centered Hatha Yoga. This program supports the deepening of your practice as a Student and sets the foundation for becoming a Great Teacher. Over the course of Part One we will immerse ourselves in Yoga Philosophy, Asana practice, Class sequencing and Anatomy. Additionally, we will explore the purifying practices of meditation, pranayama, mantra and mudra. These practices prepare the body, heart, and mind so the fullest expression of the student is revealed. In this way, each student embodies the wisdom of their own heart and is empowered to teach.

This part includes: 

  • Tantric Philosophy & Heart Themes 
  • In-depth exploration of Alignment Principles
  • Advanced Asana Practice & Class Sequencing
  • Anatomy of Yoga 
  • Dharma talk on Community 
  • Setting Intention & Cultivating Action 
  • Pranayama, Meditation, Mantra & Mudra 
  • Journaling, Contemplation & The Art of Sharing
  • Bhagavad Gita: Bhakti, Karma & Jnana Yoga 
  • Subtle Body Anatomy 
  • Ayurvedic Studies with Sonam Targee  

Part 2: Embrace the Seat of the Teacher 

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” -Albert Einstein

Tap into your creative potential and find your authentic voice. This is a mentorship where students have hands-on teaching practice in a supportive environment to help build confidence. This training not only empowers you to become a Great Teacher, but also invites you to step forward and offer your authentic gifts in all aspects of your life.

This part includes: 

  • Welcoming & connecting with your students 
  • Creating Sacred Space 
  • Classroom Organization 
  • Creating Heart Themes & Class Plans 
  • Skillful Language 
  • Authentic Voice 
  • Observation Skills 
  • Verbal & Physical Adjustments 
  • Asana Sequencing, building to a pinnacle pose 
  • In-depth exploration of working with Physical Limitations 
  • Adjunct Master Teachers , Desiree Rumbaugh , Dr. Douglas Brooks, Sianna Sherman


Part One:Turn to the Heart

April: 8-9th and 22-23rd

May: 6-7th and 20-21st

June: 3rd(saturday only) and 17-18th


Part Two:Embrace the Seat of the Teacher

September: 9-10th and 23-24th

October: 13-15th and with  Desiree Rumbaugh and the  21st(saturday only)  

November: 10-12 with Douglas Brooks

Finale Weekend: November 18-19th

Saturday: 9am-4:30pm
Sunday: 9am-4:30pm

Included with Training
*1 class per week required attendance During the Training , Master Classes in Ayurvedic Medicine with Sonam Targee, Master Classes in Hatha Yoga with Desiree Rumbaugh , Master Classes in Yoga Philosophy with Dr. Douglas Brooks


Please email info@fromtheheartyoga.com for an application.