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Teacher Training

Our Vision: A Fox River Valley yoga community that celebrates the practice

of self-study and reflection to live our most powerful lives. 

Our Mission:  A variety of yoga styles will be taught from an inclusive perspective. We foster a careful study of human anatomy, subtle body, and traditional postures. This program reaches beyond the House, by bringing qualified yoga instruction to the community. 


Our Teacher Training Program is fully compliant with the new Yoga Alliance requirements.

Our program includes:

  • Instruction from Craig Woolley, 500hr Yoga Alliance E-RYT, Danita Nelms 500hr E-RYT, and guest teachers

  • 180+ hours of direct instruction

  • 30+ hours of anatomy

  • A limited class size of 6 -10 to maximize your development

  • Mentors to help your on your journey

  • An opportunity to teach a community class at the House

Fall 2022 - 2023 Schedule (Admissions Closed for 2022-23)

  • October 4 (1hr kickoff)

  • October 8 - 9 and 22 - 23, 2022

  • November 5 - 6 and 19 - 20, 2022

  • December 3 - 4 and 17 - 18, 2022

  • January 7 - 8 and 21 - 22, 2023

  • February 4 - 5 and 18 - 19, 2023

  • March 4 - 5 and 18 - 19, 2023

  • April 1 - 2 and 22 - 23 2023

Educational Objectives

  • Learn fundamental poses, functional anatomy, hands-on assists, and effective sequences to teach a safe class that respects all body types

  • Improve personal practice including meditation and study of the subtle body

  • Introduce the history and variety of practices that encompass yoga 

  • Instill yoga ethics and values as a way of life to help support others, the community, and facilitate service work

Sample Weekend Agenda


10:00 - 11:00    Lecture - Intro Subtle Body


11:00 - 12:15  Class - Power Vinyasa w/backbend emphasis

12:15 - 12:45  Lunch

12:45 - 2:00  Topic: Asana study - backbends (demos, small groups, discussion) 


2:30 - 4:30 Topic: Subtle body practical - Chakras


9:00 - 10:15    Review and Pranayama lecture


10:30 - 12:00  Class - Adaptations props/modifications

12:00 - 12:30  Lunch

12:30 - 2:00    Lecture: Review class and Anatomy discussion


2:30 - 3:30      Pranayama and Meditation practice


Craig, Danita, and guest teachers provided an amazing space to practice, learn, create new relationships, and explore our inner work. The length of the program allowed in-depth study and it really let what we were learning sink in – what a wonderful gift! ~ Liz

As someone who began the experience uncertain if I wanted to teach yoga, I now have my own business as a Yoga Teacher. The training gave me the knowledge, skills and confidence take the steps to make it a reality. ~ Sandra

Teacher training at 95 Yoga House helped to blossom the teacher in me that I didn’t know existed. The training was lead with love,
compassion, and a whole lot of wisdom! It prepared me to teach with confidence. ~ Jen

95YH 1000% hands down, no questions asked. I had the opportunity to go elsewhere and it would have taken less time - for me, the value of this training and the support we receive from the ENTIRE 95 community is stellar. ~ Victoria

95 House Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive, challenging and energizing course about yoga; its history, evolution, current state and teaching techniques. Ample opportunity to discuss, explore and hone what we were learning was provided. I considered several yoga teacher training programs and am very pleased with my choice. ~ Gail Ann

The pacing is different from other training programs I’ve seen offered, which allowed for the ability to not only learn the foundations, history, and cues, but also discover and develop a unique perspective, personality and style as an instructor.  ~ Lori 

As someone who needs to be stricter on their budget, it is nice that our training included trauma informed care and other areas that are of interest. Also, the hands on assist and being able to come to the studio to continue learning about hands on assists after the training is complete is very valuable. ~ Ashley

I took into account if I did just unlimited yoga each helped me think of it as a savings. ~ Desiree

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