Yoga Teacher Training 200 H
Fall 2021

Are you ready for your inner evolution?

“Urban OM’s 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training is a path
for self- transformation, self-empowerment and community building.”

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW!
Next Training starting Aug 2021

Begin your journey into the heart of yoga, selfless service, and the path of leadership. At Urban OM we believe that we all have wisdom to share with each other and the world and that your particular flavour is needed and longed for!

This training is for you who love yoga, who have experienced its benefits in your own life and want to know the reason behind its effects. Maybe you have a calling to share what has helped you, maybe you just want to learn more and get inspired to live more in alignment with your heart.

Urban OM is unique and at the forefront as a center for Yoga Therapy Educations and some of our YTT faculty were among the first IAYT-certified yoga therapists in Sweden. In our YTT 200h you will be trained in an integrative approach to yoga that spans yoga practices for wellness to foundational yoga therapy principles. The curriculum is drawn from both traditional hatha yoga practices and philosophy as well as modern movement therapy and psychology. We believe in a non-dogmatic, intelligent and creative approach to teaching yoga where the student’s needs and wellbeing is at the center.

We want to encourage yoga teachers to be humble, caring and kind, to lean into the realization that there are many ways to the same goal, to know that yoga is for everyone regardless of physical ability and that no one knows your body-mind better than you. Let’s be fellow students of Yoga and Life!

Want to know more?

You will learn:

  • The wide spectrum of Hatha yoga practices translated for the realities of modern life
  • Backpocket classes for different levels, both flow style and more therapeutic sequencing
  • Adaptive asanas, modifications and variations for your personal practice and to share with others
  • Functional anatomy and physiology for a lifetime of safe and sustainable yoga practice
  • Sequencing and teaching skills for all levels of practitioners
  • Self-inquiry techniques and meditation practices
  • Pranayama and meditation for self-care, well-being and stress management
  • Mantra as a prayerful tool for shifting mental states
  • Deep listening and access to your authentic voice as a teacher
  • Hands-on assists and ethics in teaching
  • The business of teaching yoga as a medium for personal transformation and community impact

 

After the training, you will be able to:

  • Register as a 200-hour yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance
    Practice and teach safe and accessible yoga for all levels of practitioners in multiple settings
  • Integrate asana, pranayama, mantra and meditation into your personal and professional life
  • Confidently transition into our 300H Progressive Yoga Training and then 500H Yoga Therapy Education (YTE)

 

Schedule overview fall 2021

Urban OM Teacher Training offers a flexible schedule so you can integrate your transformation into your existing family and work obligations. This 6-month commitment provides an immersive experience, while still keeping most weekends free by meeting for shorter periods of time during the week.

  • 20 hours of self-paced study prior to the start of the course (finished latest at end of course)
  • 13 Wednesday evening sessions (16:30-20:30)
  • 4 weekend intensives (Sat 08:00-18:00; Sun 08:00-15:30)
  • 5 Philosophy sessions via Zoom
  • 1-2 offsite immersions

 

(Please note that schedule may be subject to change prior and during the course.)

Faculty

At Urban OM we are here as your guides to help you BE MORE, as you listen to and trust your intuition. Our team has been assembled with care, invited to share their unique wisdom and expertise, and hold an open, receptive space for your journey. All faculty are experienced teacher trainers from various yoga backgrounds, which gives you an opportunity to explore yoga from different perspectives.

We ask you to:

  • Come wide awake
  • Shift your perception through embodied experience
  • Bravely follow your hunger and curiosity into your personal truth
  • Move beyond your comfort zone with inspiration, challenge, and support
  • Join the global movement of human transformation and empowerment

 

Ready to apply?

Awesome!

Here's how it works...

2. After receiving your application, we will email inviting you to a brief virtual interview

3. Decision on acceptance will be made on call or via email

4. You will be sent digital Terms & Conditions via email

5. Soon after we receive your signed Terms and Conditions an invoice will be sent to you to pay the registration deposit

6. Your Urban OM Membership Subscription (access to In Studio, Live Stream & On Demand Classes) begins from the date you sign Terms & Conditions

7. Payment installments for the remainder of the fee are spread in 5 equal payments and start the same month the course starts

8. You receive your welcome letter, reading list and pre-course preparations closer to course start

FACULTY

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TRISHUL LITTLER

Meet Trishul. IAYT certified yoga therapist and yoga teacher, warmhearted yogini with a gentle touch and a sparkle of wisdom. Trishul’s practice spans over 30 years. Trishul is passionate about the tools yoga has to offer for daily life, especially Yoga Nidra. Trishul is on the faculty and mentors on The Urban OM Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training.

Trishul shares her speciality of how to use props and create a safe atmosphere as she is known for in her regular classes at Urban OM - Relax Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Prenatal Yoga and Mamma and Baby Yoga.

Hometown: Australia

Teacher Training: 1000 hours +, with speciality trainings in Prenatal, postnatal, Well Women Yoga Therapy.
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SATYADEV BARMAN

Meet Satyadev musician from Kolkata, India, raised in an environment of rich Indian spiritual tradition, Satyadev’s mission is to revive and spread awareness of the ancient Sanskrit mantras. Satyadev carries in his heart a deep understanding of the Vedic and Yogic traditions and through joyful satsangs & kirtans he shares the key to integrating the sacred mantras and Vedic teachings in everyday life.
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PARVATI PETRA KALLA

Meet Parvati. Certified physiotherapist and with experience of working with stress-related illness and long term pain. Her yoga therapy work also focuses on musculoskeletal related pains. Guides creative, therapeutic Hatha influenced yoga with a humble aspiration to inspire self acceptance, self love and true health. Loves seeing yogic empiricism meeting modern science.

Trainings: 1000+ hours of Yoga teacher trainings and studies Advaita Vedanta in the Swami Dayananda Saraswati lineage. Certified Yoga Therapist with IAYT.

Parvati also offers Yoga Therapy one-on-one sessions. Visit sacredspine.se for bookings and more information.
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GISELLE MARI

Meet Giselle an Advanced Certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher and E-RYT 500, introduced to yoga in the early 90’s, featured on yogaglo.com, Giselle offers tools to comfortably lead Jivamukti inspired Strong Flow Yoga classes, focusing on guiding asana and pranayama teaching techniques, teaching methodology, hands on assisting and practicum as well as the study and chanting of yogic scriptures.
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VIKTOR FRIH

Viktor started his spiritual journey diving in to the world of the Indian mystic Osho.

Yoga became the melting pot between his background as a personal-trainer and meditation. He also is very passionate about his work as a sports masseur.
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ISA KHALWATI

Urban hippie. Baby mama. Therapist & group leader. Creator of LET GO and life long music mix maker. Picky coffee drinker. Wannabe writer. Image maker and space creator. Passionate about supporting people to step out of the personality and find the courage to be real.

Isa holds a degree in psychology from the University of Stockholm as well as a degree from Swedish Acadamy for Psychoterapist Education (SAPU). Part of creating Baravara and Urban OM. Leads groups at Baravara (baravara.se) and workshops at Urban OM as well as giving private sessions.
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NEO MORETON

Meet Neo amateur gardener, father of Bhumi Alaya & former teepee owner. Wannabe artist, ex businessman and current creative entrepreneur. Passionate to evoke and inspire people to live an authentic, creative and purposeful life. Loves chopping wood and making fires in the open air.

Founder of Urban OM. Trained as a Yoga Therapist (IAYT), Osho Therapist (Osho Risk Denmark), Yoga Teacher Trainer (E-RYT 500) and NLP Practitioner (London). Holds a Law degree (London) and studied business at Columbia Business School (NY) & IE Business School (Madrid) & THNK School for Creative Leadership (Amsterdam).
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MATEUSZ KRAWIEC

I’m con­vinced that without bad design, the world would be a far less stim­u­lat­ing place; we would have noth­ing to mar­vel over and noth­ing to be nos­tal­gic about.

URBAN OM YOGA TEACHER TRAINING FAQs

The Fall 2021 training is from August 25, 2021 – February 20, 2022, approximately 6 months total. This training also includes 20 hours of self-paced study prior to the start date of the course, which students can begin working on as early as April 21, 2021.

Fall 2021 Training begins with 20 hours of self-paced study prior to the start of the course. The class will meet in person for the first time in August with a 5-day offsite immersion. After that, the schedule consists of 13 Wednesday evening sessions (16:30-20:30), 3 weekend intensives (Fri 16:00-19:30; Sat 7:00-18:00; Sun 7:00-12:30), 5 Philosophy sessions via Zoom, and a second offsite immersion at the end of the training.

Most sessions are delivered in person at Urban OM. 10 hours of philosophy classes will be delivered online. Two immersions will be held in person at a retreat center in or around Stockholm. 20 hours of self-paced study will take place prior to the start date of the course.

Wednesday evenings 16:30-20:30, with a short comfort break.

7:00 – 9:00 Pranayama and practice
9:00 – 10:00 Breakfast
10:00 – 12:00 Morning session/ skills based/ theory
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00- 18:00 Afternoon session/ practicum
18:00 – 19:30 Dinner
19:30 – 21:00 Evening session/ meditation

49,000 SEK, payable in installments over the course of the training
* Early Bird discounts available for early sign ups. See next question below.

Registration Fee
5.000 SEK upon booking
* Place not secure until the non-refundable registration deposit is paid

Payment Plan
Remainder is paid in equal installments months 1-5.

** All graduates of our certified education programs qualify for a 20% discount on memberships for life!

To review full terms and conditions, click here >>


Yes! 

If you register and pay deposit:-

> 6 months early then you pay a total of 43.000 SEK

> 3 months early then you pay a total of 46.000 SEK

** Please note that as soon as you register and pay the deposit, you will immediately get access to Urban OM In Person, Live Stream and On Demand classes and you will have this access throughout the education and until your graduation.

We offer the service of freezing your currently active membership or clip card for the duration of the training. Following graduation, you are able to return to your previous contract.

  • All tuition
  • The 350 page Urban OM Teacher Training manual
  • Mentoring – in groups and one-on-one
  • Internationally recognized yoga teacher certification with Yoga Alliance
  • Urban OM BASIC membership as soon as you register and pay deposit
    *option to upgrade to a FULL ON membership for an additional fee

Food is not provided during your sessions at Urban OM though Urban OM has meals, snacks and beverages available for sale in the cafe. All students are responsible for paying and arranging for transportation to and from Urban OM and the residential retreat center. 

Accommodation at the residential retreat is a separate fee, normally 2400-3600 SEK per person for 4 nights, depending on the chosen room option. This fee is given directly to the location; Urban OM receives no profit.

Yoga is a full experience and becoming a yoga teacher is a process of immersing yourself fully into the group, the course content and the learning process. Therefore, we ask that you arrange your time to attend 100% of classes, which is also important for your accreditation to become a yoga teacher. We ask this from you so that you will get the most out of the course and we trust you will do your best. 

In case that you miss any part of the course, we ask that you act responsibly to catch up either with a study buddy or if the course is online to replay the material and complete any assignments. In the unlikely event that you miss more than 20% of the course you would not be eligible to receive a teacher certificate and we would recommend that you retake the course.

It’s simple. You are ready if you have a regular yoga practice (home or studio), you love yoga and you wish to dedicate more time to deepen your knowledge and experience of yoga. It is not about level, it’s about passion. This is a transformative journey – it’s natural that one part of you might feel ready and another voice might say something different. Yoga is a mystical path, the reason you are on this journey will make more sense as you continue along the road!

In having the training every week at the same time, same place, a routine can more easily be established within your daily life.
Additionally, with this being spread out over time you have the possibility to apply the learnings directly into your lifestyle.. Even more, with Urban OM being in your own city, you are more able to continue your transformational journey beyond graduation – by attending classes, events, courses and continued educations; by maintaining a relationship with your fellow students, mentors and teachers; and by having a deeply rooted connection to the sacred space that carried you through your experiences and knowledge… This training and Urban OM can become a part of your daily life, rather a separate experience.

This is a hatha yoga teacher training where the asana and pranayama are coming mainly from the Krishnamacharya lineage and philosophy mainly from Swami Dayananda’s commentary on the Vedas. Our faculty are highly skilled yoga practitioners and trainers with roots in Ashtanga and Iyengar style yoga.

The training is scheduled around the school vacation times, allowing for time with the family. This means that training dates are not scheduled during school holidays.

Many students begin their yoga teacher training journey simply to deepen their personal practice. On average, approximately 70% of the students begin to understand their bodies and yoga’s benefits in a more experiential or intellectual way, and 30% want to become teachers; by graduation, the numbers have switched! During the training you will attend the Business of Yoga sessions which cover possible professional avenues to pursue after the training eg. live steam teaching, setting up your own business, offering workshops & retreats, teaching classes at studios, corporate yoga, giving 1:1s, continued & advanced yoga training e.g. yoga therapy education.

The training follows a set curriculum and whilst we encourage you to find your own way, we will guide you to extract common and core teaching gems to give you the tools, skills and resources to shine. Every teacher brings their own voice, perspective and expertise into their sessions. As a faculty we are committed to broadening your knowledge of yoga, and we encourage you to find what resonates most for you by sharing what resonates with us.

As they say, you get out what you put in. But roughly speaking, 1-2 hours per week should be dedicated to embodying your practices and learnings, by working with assigned challenges, reflections, suggested reading and karma yoga. Think of it this way: simply exchange 1 movie or a few episodes of Netflix for your yoga evolution! Memorization of text or sequences is not required or even encouraged – explore finding your own authentic voice!

In digestible blocks the training covers traditional yoga techniques and methodology including and not limited to Asana, Pranayama, mantra and meditation. Philosophy and how it relates to teaching yoga and daily life. Anatomy and physiology with relationship to asana and stress management. Leadership and personal development, The business of yoga. What it means to be a teacher, voice, class management, sequencing and much more. The training is set up in a way to encourage you finding your way to share the tools of yoga.

It is our goal that by the end of the training you will be able to confidently teach a safe, anatomically informed class with variations to support students.

Yoga school faculty in action

YTT Info Talk - 12 Aug 2020

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