Tula Institute of Yoga

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum & Class Details

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum, Faculty, Tuition and Costs


Areas of instruction will include, but not limited to:

Technique – Including asana (poses) practice and alignment, Pranayama (Breath work), and meditation, as well as the incorporation of mudras and bandhas into a regular yoga practice.

Anatomy & Physiology – Including an in-depth understanding of the neuro-musculoskeletal system, and other systems of the physical body, the subtle energy body, and how these apply to the practice of yoga and how yoga can be used to address each of these systems therapeutically.

Yoga philosophy – Students will be exposed to the history of yoga, a variety of ancient and modern yogic texts, and the 8 limbs of Yoga which make up the yogic guidelines for living a meaningful and purposeful life.

Teaching Methodology – Principles of teaching yoga including sequencing and structuring of an effective class, verbal cueing, demonstration, observing, and assisting will be taught. Creating a safe and supportive environment, and the ethics of teaching will also be covered. There will be multiple opportunities for practice teaching.

Practicum – All students pursuing certification for teaching and ability to apply with the Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher will gain experience teaching and receiving feedback through minimally 10 hours of practicum.  Additional hours may be available.  For those not wishing to go on to teach the practicum hours will be voluntary, not mandatory.


LEAD TRAINER – Katey Hawes, MS, PT. E-RYT500
The lead instructor for this training is Katey Hawes, MS, PT, E-RYT500, owner of Posabilities ~ Physical Therapy, Yoga, Wellness. Katey has completed 500 hours of Yoga Alliance Teacher Training including her Advanced Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Certification through Integrative Yoga Therapy and is a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT). Katey has a passion for supporting others in realizing their greatest potential, passing on the knowledge that she has gained from her many teachers, and sharing the many benefits of the ancient practice of Yoga for health, happiness, and healing. Some guest teachers will also present throughout the training offering you a rich tapestry of insights, perspectives, and styles.

Guest teachers will present 1-2 hours most weekends offering a variety of perspectives and a depth of specialty knowledge offered by each.

Tula faculty include:

 Kat Larsen, C-IAYT, E-RYT200, YACEP
Sophia Maamouri, BFA, LMT, CYT, Ayurveda Practitioner

Rotating guest teachers in the past, or upcoming, include:

Annie Beckwith – CYT – Yoga with Teens
Christine Trefethen – OT, RYT, RCYT – Yoga with Children
Jessica Taylor, FNP, CYT – Mindfulness Based Lifestyle Change
Kathryn Gardner, LMT, RYT – Meditation
Leah Boyd, BS – Non-Violent Communications
Margo Rosingana, E-RYT500, YACEP – Restorative yoga
Sagel Urlacher, M.Ed., E-RYT200, YACEP
Shannon Korhonen-Brown, RYT – Yin yoga, Yoga nidra
Susan Kane, MSEd, RYT – Body positive yoga cuing and sequencing
Tara Hire, MS, CYT – Nutrition, Self-care
Guest teachers are rotating and change year to year.


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A $400 deposit is due upon acceptance into the program, the balance of your tuition is due based on the payment option selected (See below).

RYS 200
Tuition covers:

  • All training weekends.
  • Two individual 60-minute sessions with the lead instructor.
  • Tula Institute of Yoga training manual.
  • Unlimited Yoga classes at Posabilities for the duration of the program.
  • A healthy lunch will be provided on one day of each weekend session.
  • Participants will also receive discounts on services and products during the term of the program (10% off services, 25% off products).

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Physical Therapy | Yoga | Wellness in Norway, Maine