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Anuttara Yoga Shala is a School of Yoga with the most diverse and varied menu of authentic yoga all as Anuttara Yoga, the Supreme Yoga. From very traditional to edgy you will find it all here!
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Yoga Teacher Training

Anuttara Yoga Shala is a 500-Hour RYS

We offer rigorous teacher training programs that will transform your life!

At Anuttara, we set the bar high. We believe the more highly trained the teacher, the better. We offer our 200-hour graduates 50 percent off all future trainings, making it extremely affordable to earn your full 500-hour certification.

Teacher training candidates have the opportunity to enjoy an optional all-inclusive 3-day weekend at the beautiful lakeside Anuttara Retreat Center in Ocala National Forest. Morning paddleboard meditations, suspension yoga, outdoor practice and fresh-air study among the trees, nightly bonfires and meals prepared by Vegan chefs. You will not get this anywhere else!

Anuttara 200-hour graduates receive a permanent 50 percent discount on all class packages and future teacher training courses at the Shala.

Anuttara provides a dedicated donations-based class in prime time slots (2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays) for graduates to have an opportunity to teach.

Anuttara-trained yoga teachers are in high demand!

Deposits are nonrefundable. Refunds on tuition payments are prorated (minus deposit) and anything remaining can be applied to Anuttara class packages.

Tuition includes all study materials, unlimited yoga classes at the Shala during training and an all-inclusive weekend retreat in Ocala National Forest.

Tuition includes study materials and unlimited yoga classes at the Shala during training. Scheduled payment plans available upon request.

Tuition must be paid in full by graduation or students will not graduate and receive certification. Students with excessive absences or who cannot pass required exams will not graduate.

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If you have questions or would like to see our training facilities, drop by anytime. Anuttara is an authentic, traditional yoga school. Don’t delay – space is limited. These courses will change your life!

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Our Students Testimonials

Anuttara Raja Training is really the best history class you will ever experience, the most imaginative and loaded with stories that will fill your hearts and minds forever! This course is like no other. It is Philip Christodoulou’s Creative Genius at work and it is truly brilliant! Yes, It Makes You Happy!

Alice Saltzman

Raja teacher training will Deepen Your Knowledge and Transform your life! Philip Christodoulou teaches from a deep well of knowledge which is shared in a Masterful Intuitive Flow that Includes Each Student Sharing and Expanding Consciousness. Beyond Grateful and Excited to take the class again!

Teresa Knudson

If you would like to understand a big part of the deep philosophy that forms the foundations of yoga, do your spirit a favor and join the Raja Teacher training. Raja Yoga is a profoundly healing art and will change the way you see the world.

Nurcan Kozanli

The Raja Yoga Teacher Training at Anuttara is unparalleled – an exploration of yoga philosophy that continues to expand my awareness, heighten my practice and grow my teaching capacity.

Elaina Beam

Raja Yoga Teacher Training is an amazing journey through the rich history of yoga philosophy and deep into the soul. Philip weaves a magnificent tapestry through the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali textured by comprehensive knowledge and unbiased wisdom of ancient civilizations, cultural diversity, and religious belief systems. This training lights a clear path to a deeper yoga practice and the powerful therapeutic effects of this ancient science.

Rebecca Frydman

Anuttara Advanced Vinyasa Yoga 100-Hour Teacher Training

June 11 – July 16, 2017

This course will deepen your understanding of the methodology, philosophy and physiology of Anuttara Yoga. Candidates should be registered yoga teachers or advanced practitioners who have a strong Vinyasa Yoga practice of at least 6 months!

Sessions are 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. In addition, candidates are required to attend a minimum of four Anuttara Vinyasa classes per week. Unlimited classes are included in tuition throughout the five weeks of training.

Tuition is $1,800. Pay in full by June 7 and receive a 10 percent discount. (Previous 200-hour Anuttara graduates receive a 50 percent discount.) A $500 deposit is required to hold your spot. Scheduled payment plan available upon request.

The 100 hours earned in this course can be applied to Anuttara’s RYT-500 certification.

100-hour Anuttara graduates receive a 25 percent discount on all future teacher training programs at the shala.

We staff our unique Hatha, Raja and Vinyasa classes with the best Anuttara-trained and certified teachers. If you are a registered yoga teacher who would like to be trained in the Anuttara method, this abbreviated course will qualify you to teach at Anuttara schools!


Anuttara Hatha Yoga 200-Hour Teacher Training

Oct. 1 – Dec. 10, 2017

Share your passion for yoga with others and take your personal practice to a whole new level! Anuttara Yoga Shala offers 200-hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training every fall. Come learn the Sacred Science in the traditional setting of an authentic Yoga Shala. We have three practice rooms with dedicated facilities for teacher training.

The course includes an introduction to Sanskrit, Yoga Philosophy, Yoga History, Physiology & Anatomy, Comparative Religion, Comparative Linguistics, Stage Presence & Voice Projection, and the Business of Yoga. The graduate will be able to teach an all-levels Anuttara Sapta Krama Hatha Yoga class. This includes all the basic stock poses and transitions, with emphasis on logical sequencing and graceful transitions. Graduates will be proficient in teaching a hot yoga class as well as an unheated yoga flow, and qualify for RYT-200 certification with Yoga Alliance.

Candidates meet from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. Candidates are required to attend at least four Anuttara Hatha/Vinyasa classes per week.

Tuition is $3500, with a 10 percent discount if paid in full by Sept. 28. A $500 nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. A scheduled payment plan is available upon request.

Tuition includes all study materials, unlimited yoga classes at the Shala during training and an all-inclusive weekend retreat in Ocala National Forest.

The 200 hours earned in this course also can be applied to Anuttara’s RYT-500 certification. An optional additional 100 hours in Yoga Philosophy is available at no extra cost, with a written exam offered in January.

Anuttara Raja Yoga 200-Hour Teacher Training

Feb. 4 – April 15, 2018

PART 1: PHILOSOPHY – Feb. 4 – March 10, 2018

This course centers on study of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali — the essence of Raja, or Classical, Yoga.

In Part 1, students learn Sanskrit basics, and the psychology and philosophy that are the foundation of Anuttara Raja Yoga. We will break down each Sutra, word by word, and delve into its meaning.

PART 2: METHODOLOGY AND PRACTICE – March 11 – April 15, 2017

In Part 2, students learn the practical application of the Sutras as per the physical practice of Anuttara Raja Yoga. Here, there is an emphasis on anatomy and physiology as it pertains to this practice of yoga. Students must complete Part 1 before proceeding to Part 2.

Students meet from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

A $500 nonrefundable deposit is required to secure your space. Tuition for Part 1 only is $1,800, with a 100-hour certificate of completion. Tuition for the full course (Parts 1 and 2) is $3,500, with 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher certification. Pay in full by Feb. 1 for either option and receive a 10 percent discount! Payment plan available upon request.

Tuition includes all study materials, unlimited yoga classes at the Shala during training and an all-inclusive weekend retreat in Ocala National Forest for those enrolled in the full program.

If you haven’t taken an Anuttara Raja Yoga class yet, come see what it’s all about! We offer the class three times a day Monday through Friday, and at 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. 

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