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464 Cherokee Ave SE #201, Atlanta, GA 30312


Nirvana School of Classical Yoga

2018 Teacher Training
200 hour level/ Yoga Alliance Approved School
First Weekend: March 16-18, 2018

Registration is open for next year's teacher training at Nirvana Yoga! This training strives to be challenging, creative, playful, informative and transformative. This class is appropriate for seekers who wish to deepen their understanding of yoga through experience and become strong, well developed teachers.

Nirvana Yoga Teacher Training is a 9 weekend course, including a Meditation Retreat weekend and extensive Anatomy training.


  • March 16-18
    • First weekend / Orientation
  • April 6-8
  • April 20-22
    • Earth Day is Sunday, April 22nd. The full class will be outdoors in the community.
  • May 4-6
  • May 25-28
    • Meditation retreat
  • June 8-10
  • June 22-24
  • July 6-8
  • July 20-22
    • Graduation weekend

Weekend schedule

  • Friday 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 1pm - 7pm

In addition to the 9 weekends that you are in training, you will also be required to attend 40 classes at Nirvana Yoga during the course, meet with your training "buddy" twice a month and meet with your training mentor group every other week.

Some of the main topics of this training

  • Yoga as a Lifestyle (Yama and Niyama)
  • Anatomy and Alignment of Asanas
  • Chakras or Energy
  • Meditation
  • Teaching Yoga from your personal practice
  • How to structure a class
  • Hands on adjustments
  • Yoga as Therapy
  • Yoga Sutras
  • Practice teaching
  • The Business of Yoga
  • Ayurveda
  • The History of Yoga
  • The Types of Yoga
  • And much more...


  • Deposit due with application: $200
  • Cost per weekend: $225 ($2025 total)
  • Meditation Retreat: $500
  • Total estimated cost of training with books, retreat, and weekends (budget for this amount!): $2800
    • If you pay for the entire course instead of by the weekend you will receive a discount!
      Discounted cost for full payment: $1800 paid by start of training

We want yoga training to be accessible. If you are interested in our program and would like to explore alternate ways to cover the cost of training, please get in touch with Leigh Anne directly at 404-420-0999. We offer one scholarship every year and we also do payment programs and have multiple opportunities in the studio for trading. Please note that this option is for students who can't pay for training another way.

Training Staff

The director of the training is Leigh Anne Neal, E-RYT 500. The mentors for the 2018 NYTT are Lucy Curtis, Leigh Anne Neal, and Jessica VonSchlichten. The 2018 Anatomy Program will be led by Lucy Curtis. Ian Boccio will be appearing as a training guest star with a lesson in Sanskrit and chanting. We look forward to working with you!

How to apply

If you are considering this training, we highly recommend that you visit the studio. Most of our teachers were trained in this program, so you can get a feeling for our style that way and make sure it's a good fit for you. Feel free to email or call/ text with questions: / 404-420-0999

Click here to download the application

Feel free to email or call with questions:
(404) 420-0999