• 200hr Hatha Yoga Teacher Training (2019-2020)
    with Navjit Kaur Sidhu

    This innovative program is open to those who would like to become certified to teach yoga and also to those who are simply looking to deepen their understanding and application of yoga.

    Training Dates & Times (23 days)

    This program takes place one weekday a week from September to March, so you can keep your weekends free!

    Mondays 9:00am-5:00pm

    • Monday September 23, 30 (2019)
    • Monday October 7, 21, 28 (2019) - no class October 14 (Thanksgiving Day holiday)
    • Monday November 4, 11, 18, 25 (2019)
    • Monday December 2, 9, 16 (2019) -  no class December 23 & 30  (Christmas holiday)
    • Monday January 6, 13, 20, 27 (2020)
    • Monday February 3, 10, 24 (2020) - no class February 17 (Family Day holiday)
    • Monday March 2, 9, 23, 30 (2020) - no class March 16 (March Break holiday)

    Tuition Fee

    Save $200 off the tuition fee until August 23rd!

    $2799 +HST (full payment made by end of day Aug 23, 2019)

    $2999 +HST (full payment made between Aug 24-Sept 16, 2019)

    • Book your spot & pay a non-refundable payment of $250+HST by the early-bird deadline. You will be charged the remainder of the tuition fee on August 23, 2019.
    • Registration deadline is Sept 16, 2019
    • Refunds (minus $250 admin fee) are available before August 23, 2019
    • No refunds after August 23, 2019

    Included in Course Fee

    • 180+ hours of classroom instruction
    • Training manual
    • Additional textbooks valued at $250
    • Lunch (whole, plant-based food which can be adapted to suit any dietary restrictions)
    • 20 class flex pass at Yoga & Tea Studio valid for the duration of the program
    • 15% discount at Yoga & Tea Studio on passes and merchandise for the duration of the program

    Yoga & Tea Studio is recognized as a Registered Yoga School by Yoga Alliance.  We are also a Certified Private Educational Institution by HRSDC and CRA. Participants in our training programs are eligible to receive an official tuition fee receipt (T2202A) for Tuition and Education Tax Credits for personal income tax.

    Training Program

    • The history, philosophy, and evolution of Yoga
    • Pranayama and the use of breath as a transformative tool
    • Core yogic principles for living a fulfilling and balanced life
    • Bandhas (energy locks)and Ayurvedic principles
    • The art of meditation
    • Knowledge of basic and advanced asanas ( Yoga postures)
    • Yogic anatomy and physiology
    • Proper alignment and how to avoid injuries
    • How to “read bodies” and meet the physical and energetic needs of your yoga clients
    • The art of sequencing a yoga class in order to create a safe, effective and balanced class plan
    • How to use music to enhance the class experience
    • How to teach asanas (postures)
    • How to teach all levels; not just advanced or “fit” students
    • How to use different teaching methodologies and discover those that suit your personal style
    • How to use verbal, visual cueing and provide hands on assisting and adjustments when teaching
    • The business of teaching Yoga
    • Benefit from continued mentorship and after-course support

    Minimum registration is 5 students
    Maximum registration is 10 students

    SOLD OUT!

  • MELT Level 3: MELT Map Sequences (Fall 2019)
    with Navjit Kaur Sidhu
    Ottawa MELT Method classes
    This session combines techniques learned in the Hand&Foot and Soft Roller levels, and incorporates them into a MELT Map Sequence class.  You will practice using specialized techniques, a soft body roller, and four different ball. MELT rehydrates the connective tissue, rebalances the nervous system, and restores space to compressed joints.
     
    The MELT Method® (MELT®) is a simple self-treatment technique that reduces chronic pain and helps you stay healthy, youthful, and active for a lifetime. Reduce the effects of accumulated tension and stress caused by daily living!

    Prerequisite: Completion of MELT Level 1 & 2
     
    Bring your own equipment (MELT soft roller and ball kit), equipment will be available for rent during class and available for purchase.
     
    11:15am-12:15pm, Tuesdays
    November 19 - December 17
    5 weeks
    $125 +HST
    Save 10% off until November 12!
     
    Only 10 spots available
  • MELT Level 1: Hand & Foot Treatment (Winter 2020)
    Ottawa Melt Method - Hand & Foot Treatment
    Discover pain-free living at any age!
    The MELT Method® (MELT®) is a simple self-treatment technique that reduces chronic pain and helps you stay healthy, youthful, and active for a lifetime. Reduce the effects of accumulated tension and stress caused by daily living.
    MELT offers natural pain relief, addressing the true cause of pain, not just the symptoms.
    Using specialized techniques, MELT rehydrates the connective tissue, rebalances the nervous system, and restores space to compressed joints.
    By stimulating the hands and feet, this easy-to-learn treatment can help reduce these common painful symptoms in just minutes a day:

    • hand, foot, back, and neck pain
    • plantar fasciitis, bunions, neuromas
    • arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger
    • even headaches, gut issues, and insomnia!

    MELT is easy to learn and offers results the first time you try it.  Best of all, your whole body feels great long after you MELT!

    Equipment will be provided for use during class, and available for purchase.

    11:15am - 12:15pm, Wednesdays
    Jan 8 - Feb 5
    $125 +HST (5 weeks)

    Ony 10 spots available!

    Save 10% off when you register by January 1st!

  • 200hr Hatha Yoga Teacher Training (2020)

    This innovative program is open to those who would like to become certified to teach yoga and also to those who are simply looking to deepen their understanding and application of yoga.

    Training Dates & Times (23 days)

    This program takes place one weekday a week from January to June, so you can keep your weekends free!

    Thursdays 9:00am-5:00pm

    • Thursday January 16, 23, 30 (2020)
    • Thursday February 6, 13, 20, 27 (2020)
    • Thursday March 5, 12, 26 (2020) - no class March 19 (March break)
    • Thursday April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (2020)
    • Thursday May 7, 14, 21, 28 (2020)
    • Thursday June 4, 11, 18, 25 (2020)

    Tuition Fee

    Save $200 off the tuition fee until Mon, Dec 16 (2019)!

    $2799 +HST (full payment made by end of day Dec 16, 2019)

    $2999 +HST (full payment made between Dec 17, 2019 & Jan 9, 2010)

    • Book your spot & pay a non-refundable payment of $250+HST by the early-bird deadline. You will be charged the remainder of the tuition fee on Dec 17, 2019.
    • Registration deadline is Jan 9, 2020
    • Refunds (minus $250 admin fee) are available before Dec 16, 2019
    • No refunds after Dec 16, 2019

    Included in Course Fee

    • 180+ hours of classroom instruction
    • Training manual
    • Additional textbooks valued at $250
    • Lunch (whole, plant-based food which can be adapted to suit any dietary restrictions)
    • 20 class flex pass at Yoga & Tea Studio valid for the duration of the program
    • 15% discount at Yoga & Tea Studio on passes and merchandise for the duration of the program

    Yoga & Tea Studio is recognized as a Registered Yoga School by Yoga Alliance.  We are also a Certified Private Educational Institution by HRSDC and CRA. Participants in our training programs are eligible to receive an official tuition fee receipt (T2202A) for Tuition and Education Tax Credits for personal income tax.

    Training Program

    • The history, philosophy, and evolution of Yoga
    • Pranayama and the use of breath as a transformative tool
    • Core yogic principles for living a fulfilling and balanced life
    • Bandhas (energy locks)and Ayurvedic principles
    • The art of meditation
    • Knowledge of basic and advanced asanas ( Yoga postures)
    • Yogic anatomy and physiology
    • Proper alignment and how to avoid injuries
    • How to “read bodies” and meet the physical and energetic needs of your yoga clients
    • The art of sequencing a yoga class in order to create a safe, effective and balanced class plan
    • How to use music to enhance the class experience
    • How to teach asanas (postures)
    • How to teach all levels; not just advanced or “fit” students
    • How to use different teaching methodologies and discover those that suit your personal style
    • How to use verbal, visual cueing and provide hands on assisting and adjustments when teaching
    • The business of teaching Yoga
    • Benefit from continued mentorship and after-course support

    Minimum registration is 5 students
    Maximum registration is 10 students

    Join us! Only 10 spots available...

  • MELT Level 2: Soft Roller Techniques (Winter 2020)

    Ottawa Melt Method Soft Roller

    Learn how to use the MELT Method Soft Roller, the only roller developed for the techniques of the MELT Method, offering gentle compression without unnecessary discomfort.

    These techniques rehydrate connective tissue, rebalance the nervous system, promote healing, reduce inflammation, decompress the neck and low back, improve core stability, mobilize joints, stimulate organ function, increase flexibility, and much more!

    Equipment will be provided for use during class, and available for purchase by participants.

    11:15-12:15pm, Wednesdays
    February 12 - March 11, 2020
    5 weeks
    $125 +HST
    Save 10% off until February 5!

    Only 10 spots available

  • Kundalini Yoga Level 1 Teacher Training (2020)
    with Navjit Kaur Sidhu

    The Aquarian Teacher Certification program is open both to yoga students ready to become teachers and to those who wish to immerse themselves in the science of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.

    This certification is internationally recognized and exceeds Yoga Alliance standards, and will qualify you for the YA Registered Yoga Teacher Certificate, RYT (200)

    The Aquarian Teacher program is the KRI Level One Certification program in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®. In Level One you will become an Instructor and learn the fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga. You will develop the skills to instruct students in Kundalini Yoga kriyas and meditations as taught by Yogi Bhajan. You will practice teaching Kundalini Yoga in a practicum setting, participate in early morning Sadhanas (spiritual practice), and experience the powerful transformational energy of White Tantric Yoga.

    This comprehensive 220+ hour training includes 180 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of home study in a well-defined curriculum which includes:

    • Teaching Kundalini Yoga Postures, Kriyas and Meditation

    • Study of breath (pranayam), postures (asanas), sound (mantra) and meditation to awaken your body, mind, and spirit!

    • Yogic philosophy and the origin of Kundalini Yoga

    • Yogic and Western Anatomy

    • How to develop a daily yoga practice (sadhana)

    • How to deal with stress using yogic relaxation techniques

    • Exploring sound and mantra

    • How to develop a meditative mind

    • Practical class preparation

    • Humanology and 3HO Yogic Lifestyle

    • Role and Ethics of a Kundalini Yoga Teacher

    Hours

    For the Tuesdays: 9am-5pm

    For the 2 weekends: 6pm-9pm Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday/Sunday

    Dates for 2020:

    (2 weekends, 18 weekdays)

    • February 14, 15, 16 (weekend #1)
    • February 25
    • March 3, 10, 24, 31 (no class March 17 due to March break)
    • April 7, 14, 21, 28
    • May 2 (Toronto option for White Tantric Yoga)*
    • May 5, 12, 19, 26
    • June 2, 9
    • June 21 (New Mexico option for White Tantric Yoga)*
    • Sept 11-13 (weekend #2: Chakra Retreat in Owen Sound, Ontario)
    • Sept 15 
    • Sept 22
    • Sept 29
    • Oct 3 (Montreal option for White Tantric Yoga)*

    *Note: You must complete one day of White Tantric Yoga as a requirement for graduation. These dates shown are some of the recommended options to choose from.

    $2799 +HST (early bird special)

    • Payment made by January 17, 2020
    • Save over $200 off the regular fee!

    $2999 +HST (regular fee)

    • Payment made between January 18 and February 7, 2020

    Only 12 spots available!

    Save over $200 until Friday, January 17!

  • 30hr Yin Yoga Teacher Training (April 2020)

    This 30-hour training can be taken by a current Yoga Teacher of any style or by anyone who is interested in a more complete understanding of Yin Yoga for a deeper personal practice.

    DATES AND TIMES
    This 30hr training takes place over 4 weekdays:
    April 8, 15, 22, 29 (2020)
    9:00am-5:00pm, Wednesdays
    TRAINING PROGRAM OUTLINE
    See our website for a more detailed outline.

    • Philosophy & Physiology of Yin Yoga
    • Meridian Theory & Energetics
    • Yin Poses and Variations
    • Counter Poses
    • Yin Yoga Sequencing
    • Meditation Practices
    • Breathwork (Pranayama)

    COST AND REGISTRATION
    $799 +HST
    Register by September March 25, 2020 and save $50 off the regular fee!

    Save your spot! Pay a non-refundable down payment of $125+HST by the earlybird deadline. You will be charged the remainder on March 26, 2020.

    • Fee includes training manual, textbook, plant-based whole foods lunch and a 5-class pass.
    • Register online, by phone or in person by April 1, 2020
    • Prior yoga certification is not a prerequisite. For 200 hour certified Yoga Teachers the credits for this training can be applied towards a 500 hour certification and is eligible for CEUs with Yoga Alliance.

    Class size limited to 10 attendees for a more personal learning experience.

  • 30hr Restorative Yoga Teacher Training (May 2020)
    Ottawa Restorative Yoga Teacher Training - Part time, weekday
    30hr Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Program
    May 6, 13, 20, 27
    2020
    Register by April 22 and save over $50!
     
    This unique weekday program takes place 9:00am-5:00pm every Wednesday for 4 weeks, making it an ideal program for those who are self-employed, have flexible work hours, stay at home moms and retirees.  Keep your weekends free!

    Includes lunch and a cooking demo of how to prepare healthy, delicious food for you and your family to support healthy digestion and elimination!
     
    Restorative Yoga is healing for your mind and body, especially in this hectic lifestyle, it can be difficult to find ways to unwind and heal.

    You will learn how to practice and teach restorative yoga--a form of yoga that focuses on physical and mental relaxation through poses aided by props. It's a gentle yet empowering style that helps you de-stress and re-energize. While restorative yoga is beneficial for your entire body, you will learn specific therapeutic yoga poses and sequences to address more than twenty ailments, such as headaches, digestive issues, and anxiety.

    Whether you're having trouble sleeping, suffering from backaches, or just want to unwind after a busy day, you will find balance throughout your body, soul, and mind with Restorative Yoga.

    In this program you will learn the fundamental Restorative poses, overview of physical and energetic anatomy, how to sequence these poses, how to use a variety of props properly, how to read bodies in poses, and how to layer the practice with intent, observation and capacity to letting go.
     

    Only 10 spots available, for a more personal experience and low student:teacher ratio.

    $799 +HST

    Save $50 until April 22!

    Save your spot! Pay a non-refundable deposit of $125+HST by the earlybird deadline. You will be charged the remainder on April 23, 2020

    • Fee includes training textbook and a 5-class pass.
    • Register online, by phone or in person by May 1, 2020
    • Prior yoga certification is not a prerequisite. For 200 hour certified Yoga Teachers the credits for this training can be applied towards a 500 hour certification and is eligible for CEUs with Yoga Alliance.