Teacher Apprenticeship

2020 & 2021 Apprenticeships

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2019 apprenticeship.  The next apprenticeship program will begin in 2021.  Ramdas is accepting applications for 4 individual apprentices in 2020.  Please call or text 801-251-6242 for details.

Are you passionate about yoga?  Have you thought about becoming a yoga teacher or considered teacher training?  Are you an aspiring yoga teacher looking to explore the depth of yoga?  Are you an established yoga teacher looking to give your students more than just another exercise class?  You’re the perfect candidate for a Bhakti House Teacher Apprenticeship!

What is the Teacher Apprenticeship?  It’s a year-long apprenticeship (see the schedule below) that pairs you with one of our established teachers.  That teacher will be your personal mentor through the apprenticeship.

Unlike typical teacher training courses, on completing your apprenticeship, you will join the Bhakti House teaching staff.  You’ll be certified to teach introductory classes, guide Yoga Nidra sessions and lead advanced yoga classes.

You will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as an RYT-500, Yoga Alliance’s highest designation for new teachers.

We are only accepting 10 apprentice teachers for 2019.  Submit your application today or click the topics below to learn more.

General Overview & Schedule
  • Total Training Hours:  788
  • Flexible, Interest Free Financing
  • Registration:  $4,987 (includes all book, teaching and training materials)
  • Certification in Amrit Yoga Level 1, Level 2 and Amrit Yoga Nidra
  • Schedule:  Every other weekend.  Fri, 7-9pm.  Sat, 9am-9pm
    • Proposed weekend dates.
      Dates to be verified February 1st.
      Feb Mar Apr May
      Jun Jul Aug Sept
      Oct Nov Dec Jan 2020

Submit your application today.

What Is Amrit Yoga?
Yogi Desai designed Amrit Yoga to reveal the inner spiritual depth of yoga that is so often lacking in modern yoga classes.

The Level 1 practice, known as Posture of Consciousness, combines familiar yoga poses with inward focus and meditative awareness.  This experience merges the physical benefits of Hatha Yoga and the meditative depths of Raja Yoga.  The Posture of Consciousness relies on a set script and is ideal for both beginning yogis and those with years of experience.  The practical effect of this practice breaks your reactive habits.

Amrit Yoga Nidra is designed as more than a relaxation technique.  It’s a meditation technique that not only relaxes the body, but creates a different relationship with stress producing thoughts and emotions.  It’s designed to guide the practitioner to recognize the silent place of being that always resides within us.  The Amrit Method focuses on quieting the mind and boosting the energy flow in the body (prana).  This released energy in the body increases the healing potential available during meditation and takes practitioners into deep states of meditation more quickly.  The practical effect of this practice trains the mind to rest and be still.

The Level 2 practice, known as Meditation in Motion, is a natural evolution for dedicated practitioners who have experienced profound shifts in life and are ready for new depths.  While the Posture of Consciousness relies on a set script, Meditation in Motion refines a student’s ability to feel the movement of energy in the body.  This releases long held tensions and emotional leftovers.  The practical effect of this practice allows one to move with life rather than having to fight against it.

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Benefits For You
Bhakti House Teaching Staff
As a member of the Bhakti House teaching staff, you will have the option of teaching classes at Bhakti House or of having your classes (regardless of where you teach) advertised on the Bhakti House website.  You will also be eligible to assist in future apprenticeship trainings, programs, retreats and workshops.

Certification, RYT-500
Your certification is recognized by the Amrit Yoga Institute and also makes you eligible to register with Yoga Alliance at the RYT-500 level.

Advanced Training
Because your certification is recognized by the Amrit Yoga Institute (AYI), you are eligible to register for Advanced Yoga Nidra and Yoga Therapy training at AYI.

Through your own experience, you will live a life free of fear and know how to share that freedom with your own students.

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Materials Included in Registration
You’ll received the official Amrit Yoga manuals these include:
Level 1, Posture of Consciousness
Yoga Nidra
Level 2, Meditation in Motion

The Yoga Anatomy Coloring Book

Script Cards are tools unique to Amrit Yoga.  You’ll receive script cards for the following:
Yoga Nidra
Meditation in Motion

The study and application of scripture is a vital aspect of the Teacher Apprenticeship.  You’ll receive the following texts:

  • The Living Gita
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Narada’s Way of Divine Love—Bhakti Sutras
  • The Guru Gita
  • The Mandukya Upanishad
  • The Atma Gita

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