Hear what students have to say about their experience in the Bella Prana Teacher Training program!
“I signed up for yoga teacher training at Bella Prana with a bit of hesitation. I did not have any interest in teaching, I’m kind of reluctant to speak in front of a large group of people, but I really wanted to learn how to do a handstand, improve my down-dog, and have a perfect warrior 2. So I signed up. A month before YTT started, I began reading the first book and realized YTT was not going to be what I expected. Until YTT started, yoga was a workout routine and a stress reliever. After five months, it is a form of meditation, a new way to approach life, a wonderful community of great people, still a workout routine, still where I go to de-stress, and will be an integral part of who I am for the rest of my life. I’ve made 28 new best-friends forever, my down-dog did improve, and I’ve had 5 months of unforgettable memories on and off the mat. And surprisingly, I found I really enjoy teaching a yoga class and have (somewhat) gotten over my uncomfortableness of speaking in front of a large number of people.”
“I decided to take teacher training because I loved the way yoga made me feel and wanted to go deeper in my practice. Teacher training has empowered me to go deeper in my yoga practice but it also delighted me with so much more. I didn’t anticipate the connection with all the amazing people in teacher training that have been drawn to yoga for many different reasons.”
“Teacher training has enriched my life in so many unexpected ways. My greatest gift besides all the wonderful knowledge of our beautiful practice, is the peace of mind I am beginning to feel at the tender age of 57.
I am so grateful for the love and support that I have received from all of the teachers and fellow Omies. Your experience, strength and hope are helping me heal and continue to grow on and off the mat. My life and heart are forever changed.”
“That first day of YTT we met as strangers not knowing what to expect. Today I call these amazing souls my yoga family. I will forever have a special place in my heart for each of my “OMies”. YTT has been one of the most impactful events in my life. I am excited to see where it takes us next. I would recommend it to anyone who has ever thought they might want to do it. Don’t wait for the right time or for someone to give you permission to take your journey – DO IT !! Namaste.”
“You’ll walk in thinking you know exactly how it’s going to go. Along the way, you’ll discover things about yourself you never knew where there. You’ll build relationships you never saw coming. You’ll learn to hold space for yourself and others. You’ll grow a deeper yoga practice. You’ll learn to let go. You’ll learn to love yourself. In short, You’ll walk out a changed person. And you’ll go forward having been enriched by the process, the practice and the people in such a way that you won’t know why you didn’t do it sooner. Do it. You won’t be sorry!”
“Giving myself the gift of teacher training at Bella Prana was one of the best decisions of my life. My practice strengthened, my appreciation for teaching deepened, and my love for yoga reached a new, beautiful level that I didn’t even know existed within me. This training heals, loves, and teaches in the most unexpected ways.”
“Even more than everything we learned, even more than the opportunity to do intense yoga, the thing I liked most about the training is the relationships that I’ve made and the way it turned my yoga studio into my home.”
Bella Prana offers a 200hr yoga teacher training Yoga Alliance approved program that includes weekends filled with a morning yoga practice and then an afternoon of learning various yoga topics. The curriculum consists of studying asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), meditation, anatomy, the philosophy and history of yoga, sequencing, the business of yoga, and more. With the exposure to so many great Bella Prana teachers the experience is unique and diverse. The program is for anyone who is interested in learning more about yoga, deepening their practice, becoming a yoga teacher, or creating a yoga community. As the Bella Prana Yoga Teacher Training comes to a close I am sad to have weekends with the “omies” end but excited to start a new chapter as a certified yoga instructor. For myself, this experience has allowed my yoga practice to deepen, as well as, spiritual growth. I connected with so many amazing people whom I know I will remain in contact with. Below are some of their thoughts about the incredible journey!
The next Bella Prana YTT began July 23rd and will end December 4th. More details can be found on our Yoga Teacher Training page.
To sign up, be alerted when the next dates are posted, or if you have any questions email Roni Elissabeth at: [email protected]
By Bella Prana Training Graduate Rose Bastian