About the Program

Yoga Vidya Trainings and Immersions

Has Yoga become an integral part of your life? Do you find yourself wanting to learn more, to share Yoga’s lessons and benefits with others?

Train to be a Yoga teacher or just deepen your personal practice in a world-class program with our renowned faculty.

In this Yoga teacher training program developed by Senior ParaYoga Teacher Lauren Jay Toolin, E-RYT 500 and C-IAYT, and guest faculty, you will deepen your knowledge and practice of Yoga, immerse yourself in its philosophy, learn teaching techniques, study physical anatomy and the yogic body, and explore the ethics and business of teaching Yoga.

The program is registered through and complies with all requirements of the Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour and 300 hour (advanced) levels. Upon satisfactory completion of the course(s), you will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance, the premiere national yoga network.

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

The next 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training begins September 2017 at HeartSpace Yoga in Albany (weekend program) and Troy (weekday program). We are also launching a satellite (Thursday weekly) program to begin in January 2018 with lead teaching assistant Meghan Hogan.

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Yoga Vidya 300+ hour Advanced Training 

For dedicated practitioners and certified teachers. Expand upon your passion and existing knowledge! Become extraordinary! This five module, Yoga Alliance approved 300+ hour course is an in depth and profound experiential exploration into the roots of Yoga, its current manifestations, how your personal journey can unfold and how to work with individuals therapeutically using Yoga, Tantra and Ayurveda. Lauren is a certified yoga therapist and master teacher and looks forward to advancing the purpose and power of yoga in people’s lives.

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The 200 Hour TT has weekend or weekday options.

Weekend Classes are held one-two times per month and run from 9-5:30 each day. The weekday program is apx 24 Wednesdays from 9-3:30 and also has a few weekend day requirements.

Yoga Vidya 340 hour Advanced Studies Program: You may take the entire program or individual modules.

Coming in 2018! Yoga Vidya 200+ hour training with lead teacher Meghan Hogan! 

The inaugural run of Yoga Vidya at Purebred Crossfit in Clifton Park commences on January 11th, 2018! Every Thursday immerse yourself in a yoga teacher training steeped in an ancient lineage and lead by a practiced, experienced, and accomplished graduate of Yoga Vidya Teacher Training.

Each day runs 9am to 3:15pm.