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

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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

This next course is an 18-day summer intensive that will run June 20 – July 7, 2019, 8AM-6PM.

The current 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
Plus 36 hours of studio practice


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
  • If you are attending an 8-weekend course (instead of a 10-weekend course), your teacher will work with you on scheduling the 36 hours of studio yoga classes – you may start ASAP, but you have 12 months from the first weekend RYT training to complete classes. If you are attending 10 weekends, this does not apply to you.
  • 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 a 2-3 week intensive

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
You may register by paying $400. This covers your first weekend of training. For weekends 2 through 8, you’ll pay $400 per weekend for a total of $3,200. SAVE $400 by paying $2,800 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.

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