Teacher Trainings

200-Hour Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher Training 

Class of 2019 | Click here for more info | PDF

SUNDAYS, 8am – 5pm Except Holidays • Next course begins October 7, 2018 through April 28, 2019.

Become a yoga teacher at the oldest Yoga Center in South Florida with ​an experienced​, well-trained​ staff.​ Yoga Alliance school since 2000. Ongoing teacher trainings since 1988. ​With JoAnn Evans, Louise Goldberg, Christine Apter, and Dotty Zevin. Adjunct faculty includes Joy Weissman, Cheryl Thatcher, and Kate Brescia. Philosophy, asana, anatomy, pranayama, meditation, practice teaching, sequencing, and therapeutics. Includes 5 texts, teaching notebook, 2 yoga classes per week, mentoring. $2900​

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Call 954-427-2353 or email info@yogacenterdb.com for more information.

Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

Facilitated by Christine Apter, PhD, ERYT 500

Workshops for teachers and advanced students are held once a month during the summer months. Explore techniques and philosophy and deepen your understanding and practice of the vast and treasured teachings of yoga. These workshops are intended to advance yoga teachers and serious practitioners by providing deeper explorations into asana, pranayama, meditation, anatomy, philosophy in a well-planned, experiential atmosphere. They are designed to meet the curricular requirements of Yoga Alliance for continuing education and expansion toward advanced teacher status. Ample materials, notes and resources are provided.

JULY 29  from 8 am - 5pm - $150 Flowering of Yoga

INCLUDES: Hatha Yoga philosophy principles of the universe, Tattvas commonality
of spiritual principles, anatomy trains, core and spiral sutras,
and hand balancing skills, stability and freedom for depth.
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Future Trainings

AUGUST 27 Ayurveda 
SEPTEMBER 30 Progress on a Path

$225 for each 12 hour session & $150 for each 8 hour session. Click each session to register and pay using PayPal.

This program is designed to partially meet the requirements for Yoga Alliance 500 hours or CUEs.

Sit N Fit Chair Yoga Teacher Training

Kristine Lee, Author & Program Developer, E-RYT 200, YACEP
Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 8 am - 5 pm

Sit N Fit Chair Yoga is an evidence-based program proven to significantly reduce pain and fatigue, improve gait speed, pain interference, and quality of life. You will learn how to create and teach a simple, powerful chair yoga class that is safe for everyone.
All teachers welcome.

Teacher Training includes:   8 hours – fee:  $175 includes SNFCY book and audio CD,
or $150 if you previously purchased the materials.

Overview of studies conducted by FAU on Sit N Fit Chair Yoga, Two Sit N Fit Chair Yoga Classes, Hands-on practice teaching, Includes copy of Sit N' Fit Chair Yoga book & Sit N Fit Relaxation audio CD

Sit N Fit Chair Yoga Teacher Training Certificate  -  8 Hours - can be used as CEU’s with Yoga Alliance (for those with RYT200 or 500)

Register by e-mailing the   Yoga Center or click   HERE to pay using PayPal.


2018 95-Hour Children's Yoga Teacher Training

The Yoga Center of Deerfield Beach is offering a unique opportunity to complete 95 hours of advanced teacher training with highly experienced yoga educators in winter/spring 2018. Hours apply toward RYT500 or RCYT with Yoga Alliance for RYT200 teachers. Participants will receive a 95-hour Children’s Yoga Teacher certificate upon completion of the training. See PDF HERE.

Mindful Yoga for Children 

Saturday, May 19 from 1:15pm-6:15pm & Sunday, May 20 from 9am-5pm - with Beth Johnson, EdS, LCSW, ERYT $225 includes manual.

12 hours apply toward 95-HR Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher, 500-HR Advanced Yoga Teacher, or CEU’sRecent advances in neuroscience show that mindfulness fosters resilience. It helps children gain self-awareness, find calm in the face of strong emotions, and increase self-regulation skills. To pre-register please click here.

Teaching Yoga to Teens and Young Adults

Saturday, June 2 from 1:15pm-6:15pm & Sunday, June 3rd from 9am-5pm - $225 - with Christine Apter, PhD, ERYT 500

For Educators, Yoga Teachers, and Therapists

12 hours apply toward 95-HR Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher, 500-HR Advanced Yoga Teacher, or CEU’s


Information on the neuroscience of teen development, research on benefits of yoga for teens, healthy movement patterns, understanding teen behavior, self-esteem, changing brain and body, helpful material about communication and lesson plans unique to teens, ethical behavior, the value of sequencing and progressive teaching, practice techniques of postures, breathing, chanting, concentration and meditation, practice teaching and participating in teen centered class, and Advanced teaching techniques.

To pre-register please click here.

Early Childhood/Early Elementary Yoga Teacher Training

Saturday, June 9 from 1:15pm-6:15pm & Sunday, June 10 from 9am-5pm - with Veronica Barker-Aguirre, RYT500 - $225


Course focuses on teaching toddlers to the early elementary school years. It will include: stages of child development including application in areas such as anatomy and physical alignment principles for little ones; child-centered and developmentally-appropriate techniques such as postures, breath/body awareness, concentration, relaxation and mindfulness; effective class structuring, planning and behavior management tools.

Suitable for professionals who work with children and yoga teachers. 12 hours apply toward Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT) certification, Yoga Alliance CEU’s, or Advanced Teacher Training. Includes course materials.  To pre-register please click here.

Classroom Yoga Breaks: Module C

Self Awareness, Intention, & Meditation

Saturday, April 7 from 1pm-6pm $90/$105 includes the text

With Louise Goldberg, MA, ERYT500, C-IAYT

Learn to share mindful movment and focusing exercises with children of all ages.

  • Development of the adolescent brain.
  • Teaching kids to think for themselves.
  • Self-awareness and social emotional learning.

For teachers, counselors, parents. Hours apply toward Yoga Center 95-HR Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT), Yoga Center Advanced TT, or Yoga Alliance CEU’s.

Click here for flyer. Visit www.classroomyogabreaks.com for more info.

Pre-register using PayPal for Module C by clicking here.  Click here to pre-register for Module C including the text.

Creative Relaxation®

Level 1 - Saturday, April 28 - Sunday, April 29 (12 hours)View flier here

Level 2 - Saturday, May 5 - Sunday, May 6 (12 hours) View flier here

Louise Goldberg,  MA, ERYT500, C-IAYT

  • Learn to teach yoga to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorders, Anxiety
  • Effective communication techniques
  • Curriculum for varied learning styles
  • Developing self-regulation skills
  • Yoga for public schools, groups & privates

Combine your love of yoga and ALL children! For educators, therapists, and yoga teachers. Hours apply toward Yoga Center 95-HR Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT), Yoga Center Advanced TT, or Yoga Alliance CEU’s/ 

The Training Course Includes: Louise’s book: Yoga Therapy for Children with Autism and Special Needs, Yoga for Children DVD and certification, curriculum. 12 CEUs for OTS, OTAs, and RYTs for each level.

Visit CreativeRelaxation.net for details.


Saturday, May 5 at 2:30pm & Sunday, May 6 at 11am or 2pm

These classes are part of the Teacher training program for yoga educators, who will be observing.  All classes taught by Louise Goldberg.  Exact times to be confirmed. For information and to confirm times, please contact Louise at 954-579-1604 E-mail: louise@yogaforspecialneeds.com

Wear loose comfortable clothing. Avoid eating just before class.

No shoes in the yoga room, please.

Purpose of the class: To have fun, strengthen and improve balance; develop body -awareness and self-control; to improve social interaction; to learn techniques for relaxation. Teachers will be observing to learn more about technique.

Little Things Matter

with Christine Apter, PhD, ERYT

Origins of Hatha Yoga, from Shamanism through Shankara to Tantra including Shamanic postures. Functional anatomy of front and back body, hyoid, little finger, toe, and tailbone create foundations for back bending sequences.

Students will be teaching a Saturday community class in the beautiful setting of Deerfield Beach Arboretum.  $225 - 12 hours

Yoga at the Time of the Gita

with  Christine Apter, PhD, ERYT ~ at the Yoga Center
The lessons of Arjuna and Krishna and the pre-classical period of yoga philosophy are presented. Anatomy of the hands and feet and their integration of support provide the context for safe and accessible hand balancing poses.  $225 - 12 hours

Sound Breath and Transcendence

With Christine Apter, PhD, ERYT 500.

The profound teachings of non-dualism are introduced and discussed with references to the Yoga Upanishads. Sound, breath and transcendence come together with the additional techniques mantra and mandala. Anatomically, the core sutra is examined to provide integrity and perspective for wholeness. Meditation and psycho-technology are emphasized.  $150 - 8 hours apply toward 500 hour Advanced Teacher Training or CEUs

Integrating Ayurveda and Yoga: An Advanced Training for Yoga Teachers and Advanced Practitioners

With Kattie Maffeo E-RYT 200, 500 RYT, CAP

Ayurveda basic principles include dosas, dinacharya, agni and pulse. Individualized examinations of Vats, Pita, Kapha, ams sib-dosas are examined.  Asana and Ayurvedic anatomy for individual dosas will be practiced. Ayurvedic philosophy of Samkhya and 20 guns are presented and discussed.  $150 - 8 hours apply toward 500 hour Advanced Teacher Training or CEUs

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