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Teacher Training - Om Joyful Yoga :

Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Training

The Joyful School of Yoga will be offering a Winter Yoga Teacher Training from January to April 2020.   is a transformative training that will enhance your life personally and professionally. 

Winter Schedule :

January 25th – 12:00 – 6:00pm
January 26th – 12:00 – 3:00pm
February 8th -12:00 – 6:00pm
February 9th -12:00 – 3:00pm
February 15th -12:00 – 6:00pm
March 14th -12:00 – 6:00pm
March 15th -12:00 – 3:00pm
March 28th – 12:00- 6:00pm
March 29th – 12:00 – 3:00pm
April 18th – 12:00- 6:00pm
April 19th 12:00 – 3:00pm
April 25th 12:00 – 6:00pm


In addition, you will be required to take 2 Yoga classes per week at the studio . 

Please call Lydia (954) 477-1057 with any questions.

Your investment for the Training is $2800 and a $500 deposit will hold your spot. 

We are excited to share this journey with you! 



History and Philosophy of Yoga, Including:

A general understanding of Sanskrit, the exquisite language of Yoga
The Bhagavad Gita
The Yoga Sutras
The Vedas
The Upanishads
The 8 limbs of Yoga
The symbolic meaning of the Deities and Sacred Symbols




Yoga Postures

Physical and Esoteric Anatomy

Meditation – Various techniques of Giving and Receiving


The Laws of Physics, Time, Gravity, Attraction and Intuition

Ayurveda – The science of life

Eating healthy, sustainable living

Ethics – Morals and Integrity

Business – Money as energy, Opening and supporting a Yoga Business

The central teaching of Yoga is that man’s true nature is divine, perfect and infinite. There are many schools of Yoga and one common thread, Yoga leads you from the Unreal to the real, from the Darkness to the light. The Joyful school of Yoga offers a unique understanding of the history and philosophy of Yoga. You will learn the principles of Jana, Bhakti, Karma and Raja Yoga. As well as the physical applications of Hatha Yoga, including: Ashtanga Vinyasa, Sivananda, Kundalini, Yin, Restorative, Partner/Thai, and Children’s Yoga. You will learn what each has to offer physically, mentally and spiritually.

During this training, you will be required to complete homework assignments, Keep a daily journal, get involved on a Community Karma project, volunteer in the sanctuary (Seva), commit to a home Yoga and Meditation practice (Sadana), there will be review open book tests and a Final Exam. During your enrollment of this program all regular scheduled Yoga classes with Joy are included in your tuition. You will be required to keep a signed log and journal your class experiences.

Our experienced and dedicated faculty are excited to share their wisdom and knowledge with you.


Lydia Lizano, LMFT, RYT 500 – Licensed Psychotherapist and Yoga/Meditation Instructor, offers a integrative style of sharing Yoga. She is the owner of Om Joyful Yoga and leads the Joyful School of Yoga, a Yoga Alliance 200 approved program. After training extensively over 2 decades in the fields of Psychology and Yoga Philosophies combined, Lydia created a curriculum that is unique and life transforming, integrating both schools of thought into her trainings. She is humbled to have an amazing staff of teachers to share in this journey.


Required Books:
(not included in tuition)
Bhagavad Gita by Stephen Mitchell
The Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Muktibodhananda
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchidananda
The Key Poses of Yoga: Scientific Keys VOLUME 2 By Ray Long
Chakra Healing by Liz Simpson

Recommended Reading:
The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Power vs. Force by David R. Hawkins
A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
As a Man Thinketh by James Allen

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