Foundational Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

Next Session Begins Sep. 2019

This acclaimed 200-hour program strengthens your practice while giving you the tools to skillfully and effectively teach empowering and inspiring vinyasa (flow-style) yoga classes. Wake Up Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS®) with the Yoga Alliance, and graduates are qualified to become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT).

Learn to utilize the body to access the mind, heart, and spirit, seeking to fully integrate all aspects of being. The efforts made on the yoga mat prove to fortify one’s ability to be wide awake in the world.

Program highlights: 

  • Study more than 50 asanas.

  • Begin teaching right from the start, first your classmates, then your teachers. 

  • Learn kriyas (cleansing techniques) and practice pranayama. 

  • Craft and teach an 80-minute vinyasa yoga class.

  • Receive unlimited yoga classes during the program.

  • Become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance.

In this training, you also:

  • Study effective teaching methodologies.

  • Cultivate sensitivity.

  • Learn to adapt the practice to different populations.

  • Learn the history of yoga.

  • Study Sanskrit and the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. 

  • Discover best practices for professional yoga teachers.

Teaching staff:


Applicants must have a minimum of two years practicing yoga, with at least one year of a dedicated vinyasa yoga practice, and must take a vinyasa class with Corina Benner.

Students will be accepted into the program on a rolling basis. The maximum number of candidates we will enroll is 18. This 200-hour Vinyasa Training is registered with the Yoga Alliance.

Fall Program, 2019 – ‘20
Rittenhouse studio, 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Opening Ceremony:  Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 7 - 9 pm     

10 weekends:   Fridays: 6-9 pm; Saturdays: 9 am - 6 pm; Sundays: 9 am - 5 pm

September 27-29, October 11-13, November 1-3, November 15-17, November 22-24, December 6-8 

January 10-12, January 24-26, "Apprenticeship" January 27 - February 24, February 28-3, March 13-15

Graduation: Tuesday, March 24, 7-9 pm

Tuition: $2,700 - paid in full by or two equal payments either by October 1, 2019 or January 10, 2020
Payment plans are available. Non-refundable $300 deposit submitted with application.

For more information about dates for our next program and application requests, fill out the form below or email

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