Jivasara 200 HouR


This transformational training will teach you the skills you need to powerfully create and lead a transcendent yoga class with strength, confidence, and compassion.  While you learn how to powerfully serve others you will magically empower yourself on and off the mat.  

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Fall 2021 dates 

September 10-12

October 15-17
November 19-21
December 10-12


Winter/Spring 2022 dates
January 7-9
February 25-27
March 11-13
April 22-24
May 13-15

one weekend a month for 9 months 

Friday 5:00pm -9:00 pm

Saturday 9:00am -5:00 pm

Sunday 9:00am -5:00 pm



The Yoga Room
2026 Murray Hill Road Room 210
Cleveland, Ohio 44106


Cost of Attendance


$3400 – Payment plans are available

Pre-Reading for all you eager students

1. Jivamukti Yoga Book. Read as much as you want at least chapters 1 & 2. Read Jivamukti
Yoga Book Introduction up to page 38.
2. Anusara teacher training manual. Read page 20-21 Anusara Yoga, Section 2, The Science
and Technique of Anusara Yoga. Chapter 3 Pages 25-38. Read the beginning of the manual
too if you are feeling it! Chapter 4 Universal Principles of Alignment 39-49, chapter 7
page 61-68.
3. Jivamukti Yoga: Chapter 6 Prana Freeing the Life Force, Bandhas, Pranayama, Kundalini.
4. Read Intro to Light on Yoga.

In this course of study and practice you will learn

  • Asana alignment and the Therapeutic Health Benefits of Yoga

  • To Practice & Teach Meditation

  • To Practice & Teach Pranayama

  • Anatomy and Physiology in a Language Suitable for Teaching

  • Safe and effective verbal and Hands-on Postural Adjustments

  • Yoga philosophy, History of Yoga, Jivamukti Philosophy/Anusara Philosophy

  • The Universal Principles of Alignment in the Anusara Tradition

  • The 5 Tenets of Jivamukti Yoga, Vinyasa Krama

  • Choosing a Theme & Weaving it Through a Class.

  • Basics of Sanskrit & Sanskrit Names of Asanas

  • Energy Anatomy: Chakras, Koshas, Nadis, Bandhas & more...

  • Create a Satsang that Supports Your Life and Practice

  • Teaching Methodology, Including Relationship with Yoga Students

  • Planning a Yoga Class, The Skill of Sequencing a Class, Teacher Demos

  • Cultivate a Trust and Confidence in Your SELF

  • Develop Deep, Intimate Connections with Your Fellow TT’s

  • Explore the Magic of Mantra, Meditation, and Chanting.


Some yoga experience and a basic knowledge of yoga is required. What is most required is a deep commitment to oneself, a desire to learn, and what’s most important is an open heart to make the first giant leap onto the path of being a yoga teacher.

Absentee Policy

To get the most out of your Teacher Training Program, it is imperative that you attend 100% of the training.

If you miss a few hours of the program you can review the few hours missed with a fellow TT or schedule a private lesson with Marni.  If you miss 1-2 days: You may still complete the program with your class, provided that you schedule either a private session (or group session) with Marni (1 hour private session equals 2 hours missed TT) or you can take a comparable workshop with other teachers.

Required Study Materials

1) Jivamukti Yoga: Practices for Liberating Body & Soul by Sharon Gannon & David Life [Amazon]
2) Anusara Teacher Training Manual by John Friend - PURCHASE DIRECTLY FROM MARNI it is less $30. 

3) Functional Anatomy of Yoga: A Guide for Practitioners and Teachers  [Amazon]
4) Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Muktibodhanada Bihar School of Yoga [Amazon]
5) Bhagavad Gita by Juan Mascaro [Amazon]
6) Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Swami Satchidananda [Amazon]
7) Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar [Amazon]
8) The Upanishads by Juan Mascaro [Amazon]
9) Notebook/journal & Binder [Amazon - Just to get started]

There are many translations of some of the required texts above. Please get the books and translations listed

for 2021-2022


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