Sat guru 200 hour YOga Teacher Training


If you feel called to deepen your practice and share your passion for yoga with others Sangha Yoga would love to support you on the next phase of your journey.  

Sat Guru means the True Teacher within.  Our 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training provides you with the knowledge and the tools to utilize the most intuitive aspects of your nature to facilitate a deeper practice experience for yourself.  If you feel called to teach you will graduate our training knowing how to authentically share your passion for yoga with others.

Our curriculum is well balanced and aligned with the Eight Limbs of Yoga. We believe that staying true to the roots of the practice is the most powerful way to awaken your inner teacher and the most profound method of fostering your self-discovery. 

Techniques, Training and Practice






Branches of Yoga

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics

3 Bodies and 5 Koshas

Sutra Study

History of Yoga

Hindu Mythology, Buddhism and Yoga

Dharma and the Bhagavad Gita

Ayurveda and Yoga

Teaching Methodology

Sequencing for Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga

Finding Your Voice: Traits of an Authentic Teacher and Effective

Healthy Boundaries / Happy Students

The Business of Yoga: Branding, Marketing and Protecting Your Offerings

Anatomy and Physiology

The Physical Spine

The Energetic Spine

Applied Anatomy: Feet, Upper/Lower Legs, Hips, Core/Pelvic Floor, Chest and Upper Back, Arms and Hands, Shoulders and Neck

Your Brain

Synergy of the Systems of the Body


Group Practice Teaching; TT's will take portions of a class, plan a sequence or practice and teach in small groups

Intuitive Group Teaching: TT's will practice allowing their inner teacher to guide them by taking turns teaching a portion of a class without prior planning

Class Observation: TT's will be required to observe and write a reflection of 4 group classes led by a Sangha Yoga Instructor

Other Requirements

All TT's will be required to take 3 classes a week-1 class from lead trainer, Heather Falkin, and 2 others from a Sangha Yoga trainer

2 to 3 hours of homework a week to keep up on reading and written assignments

Seva Class

  • a group led class for charity
  • designed, coordinated and marketed by your selected group
  • to be taught on arranged date prior to the end of the training


  • each student will create and teach a 75 minute class for their trainers and their fellow trainees 
  • final written exam completed with a grade of 70% or above 

Reading Requirements

  • Bringing Yoga to Life by Donna Farhi
  • Light on Yoga by B.K.S Iyengar
  • Yoga Sutras workbook by Vyas
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Sanskrit Text and Translation by Sri Brahmananda Sarasvati
  • The Little Book of Hindu Dieties by Sanjay Patal
  • Sangha Yoga Sat Guru Teacher Training Manual

Recommended Reading

  • The Breathing Book by Donna Farhi
  • Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad Gita by Ram Das
  • The Upanishads
  • Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West by Michelle Goldberg
  • The Heart of Yoga by T.K.V Desikachar

Perks for Being a 200 Hour SGTT (Sat Guru Teacher Trainee)

  • During your training you will receive an unlimited yoga membership at Sangha Yoga that begins the first day of training and expires on date of your graduation.  
  • You will also receive 10% off all Sangha workshops and training throughout the duration of your training.  
  • Participation in final retreat to Breitenbush Oregon

Schedule and Dates

Weekend Training Dates


·       10/5-7

·       11/9-11

·       12/7-9


·       1/11-13

·       2/8-10

·       3/8-10

Weekend Training Schedule

Friday 4pm-8pm

Saturday 7am-5pm

Sunday 9am-5pm



Monthly Evening Sutra Study


·       10/24

·       11/21

·       12/12

·       1/16

·       2/20

·       3/20

Your Guides

  • Lead Trainer-Heather Falkin E-RYT 200hr 
    • Heather has 21 years of practice time on the mat and in life.  She was certified in 2002 from Samadhi Yoga which used to reside on 12th and Pike.  She has led 4 | 200 hr YTT's and is passionate about guiding students through the process of deepening their practice and discovering the true teacher within! READ MORE
  • Trainer | Anatomy and Physiology-Sarah Belisle LAc, RYT 200hr, PhD
    • Sarah is a licensed acupuncturist and registered yoga teacher living and working in Seattle.  She first came to acupuncture and yoga as ways to bring more balance into her own life. She has witnessed the transformative power of both of these modalities and has received rigorous training so that she can work with people using tools from both traditions READ MORE
  • Trainer | Pose Breakdown-Michelle Befus RYT 200 hr. 500hr
    • Michelle received her 200 and 500 hour teaching certification with Pacific Yoga and is registered with Yoga Alliance as a continuing education provider. She lives in Seattle, WA and offers group and private classes, as well as workshops, retreats, continuing education and healing Sound Baths across the Pacific Northwest. READ MORE
  • Trainer | Ayurveda and Yoga-Nancy Lea RYT 200 hr. 
    • Nancy's classes emphasize clarity of alignment and a steady connection to the breath. Through clear instruction and an exploration of the eightfold path of Ashtanga yoga, she challenges her students to move beyond the physical practice and understand the impact that cultivating self love and awareness has off the mat. READ MORE

We are passionate about providing equal opportunities to all those interested.  If you need assistance with tuition please email

Lead Trainer | Studio Owner | Heather Falkin

Lead Trainer | Studio Owner | Heather Falkin

Registration Opens May 15, 2018

Cost of training 


$50 application fee

$500 non-refundable deposit

10% discount if paid in full by Sept. 1,  2018

payment plan available

email for more information or to apply