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 in the online and in-person modules 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 may present as part of the online training and / or the in-person module in their areas of expertise, offering a spectrum of perspectives and insights.

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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The cost of the 40-hour on-line module is $599, (Early bird discount $569).

On-line module tuition covers 20 90-minute live-streamed online training sessions, and 20 30-minute supporting on-demand videos.

The cost of the 160-hour in-person training is a $300 non-refundable deposit payable after acceptance into the program, and a balance of $1800 as full payment.  There are other payment options available including an early bird discount of $1600 if paid by 2 months prior to in-person module start, as well as 6 & 10 month payment options.  (Contact us for payment options.)

RYS 200
In-person module Tuition covers:

  • 10 16-hour training weekends.
  • Two individual 60-minute sessions with the lead instructor.
  • Tula Institute of Yoga training manual.
  • Unlimited Online and in-studio Yoga classes at Posabilities, and access to the Posabilities online video library for the duration of the program.

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Physical Therapy | Yoga | Wellness in Norway, Maine