200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – RYT (Nashville)

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This page describes Nashville RYT-200 trainings. Other city locations are available, see those here. Many courses are listed on our Specialty Training page. For distance study, see our CYT program.

In 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (Yoga-Alliance approved), you’ll learn:

  • Pose Breakdown for over 125 Asanas
  • Eight Limbs of Yoga, Four Paths or Schools of Yoga
  • Yoga Philosophy and History: Deep study of Sutras and Gita, History of Asanas
  • Bandhas, Mudras, Kriyas, Chanting, Mantras, Props
  • Pranayama, Meditation
  • Class Themes, Pose Sequencing and Modifications, Cuing and Corrections
  • Multi-level Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Yoga Nidra
  • Sanskrit, Chakras, Kleshas, Koshas, Gunas
  • Assisting and Adjustments
  • Anatomy and Alignment
  • Types of Learners, Teaching Qualities, Styles of Yoga
  • Asana Compensations and Modifications
  • Team Teaching, Injury Prevention and more!


All are welcome to join our RYT-200 program. View required reading. Reading does not have to be completed prior to starting class.

Trainings Outside Nashville

Please click here for information about trainings outside Nashville.

How the Nashville RYT-200 Works

  • 180 contact hours and 20 hours of homework are required
  • Learn the details about how this course works here
  • See “Dates and Times” block on this page for Next Course Dates

More Course Details

What You’ll Learn

Dates and Times

We require 36 hours of studio practice that is included in your RYT cost. Once you have paid for your RYT-200, you may start your 36 hours of practice at any time. (Note: For out of town students, we can schedule your 36 hours of studio time on weekends. This schedule gives you 200 contact hours, but you are only required to have 180 contact hours, so you have some play in this schedule.) Your RYT classroom hours will start at the beginning of our next course. The next weekend course is schedule for the dates below (8AM-6PM):

#1. March 2-3, 2019
#2. March 23-24, 2019
#3. April 6-7, 2019
#4. April  27-28, 2019
#5. May 18-19, 2019
#6. May 25-26, 2019
#7. June 1-2, 2019
#8. June 22-23, 2019


Find our location from our Contact Page

Lineage and Class Styles

Lineage details are on the About Us page
Learn to teach all levels and modifications, including

  • Multi-level Hatha Yoga
  • Vinyasa Flow
  • Yin Yoga
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Chair Yoga

What Happens After I Register?

After Registration – What to Expect:

  • You will receive an email with instructions to for logging into our student portal
  • PDF’s, videos, homework assignments and some materials will be accessible via the portal, including WCY manuals (PDF files)
  • Buy the required books. At each class, find out which books you need to have read by the following class, or read all books ahead of time
  • Attend class on the weekends outlined on this page
  • Attend 36 hours of studio yoga classes – you may start ASAP, but you have 12 months from the first weekend RYT training to complete classes
  • Call (615-482-0100) or contact us with questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Read our Nashville RYT-200 FAQs


How Long is the Course and When is it Offered?

  • Find dates of our next course
  • The program is 200 hours (180 contact hours), and is taught over several weekends and also as 2-3 week intensives
  • You may sign up for the standard RYT200 or our new “RYT200+ program”, which is the standard RYT200 plus 100 hours of yoga classes and practice teaching.
  • Those in the RYT200+ program earn their RYT certificate just as quickly, but have a chance to practice 100 additional hours for only $200. It’s a great way to continue to build your teaching skills. The 100 additional hours can be taken before, during or after graduation.

Location and Primary Teacher

This class is taught at our Nashville school, White Crow Yoga dba Tennessee Wellness Academy. The primary teacher is Mary Irby.

Tuition and Registration

Two Ways To Pay

Pay-As-You-Go Module Prices
Our next course is 8 weekend modules. Each of the 8 weekend modules cost $400 if you opt to register and pay as you go. SAVE $400 by paying in full up front! Register at the bottom of this page.


Package Course Price – $2,800
Save $400 by paying up front for entire RYT-200. Register at the bottom of this page.

Package Course Price for RYT200+ Program – $3,000
This includes the RYT200 plus 100 hours of yoga classes and practice teaching.  Register at the bottom of this page.

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