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464 Cherokee Ave SE #201, Atlanta, GA 30312


Nirvana School of Classical Yoga

2017 Teacher Training
200 hour level/ Yoga Alliance Approved School
First Weekend: March 10-12, 2017

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 10-12
    • First weekend / Orientation
  • March 24-26
  • April 7-9
  • April 21-23
  • May 12, 13
  • May 26-29
    • Meditation Retreat!
  • June 16-18
  • July 7-9
  • July 21-23
    • 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" once a week 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...


The total cost of the teacher training is $2225, with an added cost for the Meditation Retreat. You pay a $200 deposit with your application and then $225 per weekend after that. The average added cost of the Meditation Retreat is $300. You are also responsible for purchasing your textbooks for the course. This added cost usually does not exceed $150. You receive a 40 class card with your enrollment at Nirvana. After you have completed your 40 required classes, you may pay $5 per class for the remainder 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 2017 NYTT are Lucy Curtis, Leigh Anne Neal and Amanda McGee. The 2017 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