Yoga Teacher Training
Heba Saab Yoga School at HIBS YOGA
Meet Your Full Potential Self
When and where is the next training?
The next Heba Saab Yoga School Teacher Training is a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training and a 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Fall Program scheduled to begin September 23, 2017. The 200-Hour Training is a 9-week program ending November 19, and the 300-Hour Training is a 12-week program ending December 17. Instructional sessions meet Saturdays & Sundays from 8:00am – 6:00pm. The training will take place at HIBS YOGA , located at 2525 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy, #100, Henderson, NV 89052 (corner of Carnegie & Horizon Ridge).
What style of yoga will I be learning to teach?
Heba has been influenced by many yoga styles, traditions, teachers, and methods for practicing yoga including Ana Forrest, YogaWorks, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Power Yoga, Yin, Restorative, Kundalini, Sivananda, Jivamukti, Hot Yoga, and many others. This training offers a fusion of yoga styles and the tools to create and customize your own yoga sequences. The Heba Saab Yoga School teacher training will also help you develop a diversified personal practice for yourself, drawing inspiration from yoga philosophy, anatomy & bio-mechanics, energy work, and the Great Mystery of life. The intent is to support you in cultivating a personal style that is unique to your perspective on yoga, and show you how to teach and practice yoga safely and effectively from a place of individual authenticity.
What instructional topics are covered in the 300-Hour Advanced Teacher Training?
The 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Program is a deeply reflective and transformational process. The program is designed to help teachers uncover and cultivate their individual strengths and interests, while giving them tools, mentorship, and support to create a customized yoga teaching career, which draws on their unique talents and perspectives. Instructional topics include teaching yoga private sessions and group classes, self care, cultivating seeing and empathing skills, energy work, therapeutic hands-on assists and effective instructional cuing, pre-natal yoga, post natal yoga, yoga for injuries, trauma, emotional imbalance, conditions, and restrictions, restorative yoga, yoga for beginners and students of all levels, yoga anatomy in-depth, including emotional anatomy, themeing and sequencing, business of yoga, and much much more! To find out if this program is in alignment with your personal goals, contact us and speak to a program facilitator.
What if I don't want to teach yoga?
There are many students who participate in yoga teacher training programs for personal development, and have no intention of teaching yoga at all. Whether or not you plan to teach yoga after training, yoga teacher training is one of most beautiful gifts you can give to yourself. It is an investment in your personal growth, an exploration and realization of your full potential self. The yoga teacher training journey is so deeply powerful, that it will inevitably transform your life and raise the energetic frequency of those around you.
How do I apply?
To apply for the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training, fill out and submit a 200-Hour YTT Application Form. The pre-requisite for the 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training is successful completion of a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training program from a Registered Yoga School (RYS). To apply for the 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training fill out and submit a 300-Hour Advanced YTT Application Form. Upon review, a program facilitator will contact you regarding the status of your application and Heba will set up an interview with you either by phone or in person. Once accepted into the program, you will be directed to pay a non-refundable $299 deposit for the 200-Hour Program, or $449 for the 300-Hour Program. The non-refundable deposit is due upon acceptance to the program, and is required to secure your spot in the training.
What is the schedule like?
Instructional sessions meet from 8:00am-6:00pm. Each session begins with chanting, meditation, and reflective journaling process. Students will also participate in themed asana yoga practices for 2.5 hours. After practice, there is a 2-hour break from 12-2pm for students to shower, eat, and prepare for afternoon session. Lecture topics will cover the guidelines outlined by the Yoga Alliance Standards for 200-Hour & 300-Hour Professional Yoga Teacher Trainings. Additional requirements to be met during the week include mentor and study group/partner meetings, assisting, observing, and practicing in classes led by teacher training mentors and assistants throughout the week, and completing extracurricular (OM)Work Assignments to supplement instructional themes. The Fall Program is a build-your-own schedule commitment.
How much does the training cost?
The full price of the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training is $2,999. Of that cost, a $299 deposit is required upon registration and acceptance into the training. The remaining balance of $2700 is to be paid in full prior to the program start date. The full price of the 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training is $4,449, which includes a deposit of $449. Once the full tuition is paid, teacher training candidates can begin taking unlimited yoga classes at HIBS YOGA until the end of the last training month to supplement and prepare for the training. We recognize that you have other financial responsibilities. Our compassionate program facilitators are here to support you and ensure your participation in the program by helping you find ways to make the cost work with your budget.
What happens if I miss one of the training sessions?
To receive a certificate of completion, candidates must complete all of the training requirements. In the event of an emergency, unforeseen circumstance, or unavoidable conflict, options are available on a case-by-case basis for making up missed sessions and completing the program requirements. Make up sessions cost $60, and each session covers approximately 2-3 hours of material. To make the most of your experience in the training, prioritize your commitment to yourself and to the training by attending all of the scheduled sessions and completing all additional requirements on time.
What is included in the cost of training?
The tuition fee includes two comprehensive teacher training manuals, one for yoga and one for anatomy & physiology, full participation in the teacher training program and all training workshops, including anatomy & physiology, yoga business, acro/partner yoga, diet & nutrition, Yoga Nidra meditation, inversion & arm balancing workshops, aromatherapy, voice & movement exploration, and other workshops with guest instructors and master teachers, full participation in community building events, and mentorship with Heba’s Horses (previous graduates), as well as, free admission to all classes held at the HIBS YOGA studio for the duration of the training. Upon completion of all training requirements, graduates receive a certificate that can be used as official documentation to register with Yoga Alliance as a 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) or 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher (RYT 500).
How much experience practicing yoga is required to participate in the program?
The Heba Saab Yoga School 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training program includes a vigorous practice schedule. Participants must be willing to commit to a daily physical practice and be dedicated to personal growth. If you are new to yoga, spend at least 3 months practicing yoga and get a good feel for it prior to participating in this or any other intensive yoga teacher training to make the most of your experience. To participate in the 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training, participants must have a certificate of completion from a 200-Hour Registered Yoga School (RYS 200). If you are unsure of your readiness to participate, contact us for guidance or attend one of Heba’s classes at HIBS YOGA to inquire about your readiness.
What is Yoga Alliance?
Yoga Alliance® is an internationally recognized organization founded in 1999, which registers yoga teachers and yoga schools in order to maintain certain standards in the yoga industry. The credentials that Yoga Alliance has set up for yoga teachers and yoga schools establish criteria for fairness, quality, competence, and safety in professional services provided by schools and individuals who teach yoga. Currently, there is no formal licensing procedure required to teach yoga as a profession in the United States. Yoga Alliance is the premier form of recognition given to a yoga teacher or yoga school in order to uphold the integrity of the yoga tradition. Heba Saab is a RYS® (Registered Yoga School), which provides a 200-hour training program that meets Yoga Alliance standards for certification. Graduates of this training program may register with Yoga Alliance to be listed on their website as an RYT-200 (Registered Yoga Teacher) for a nominal fee. For more information, visit www.yogaalliance.org
Will I be qualified to teach yoga after completing this training?
The program is designed to give you all the tools you need to safely and effectively teach yoga. What you put into this program is what you get out of it. After completing all program requirements, including instructional sessions, practice sessions, (OM)Work assignments, mentor meetings, assisting/observing hours, exams, and full tuition payment, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Heba Saab verifying your successful completion of the Heba Saab Yoga School 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program at HIBS YOGA. You may use this official document to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-Hour level as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200). Yoga Alliance is internationally recognized for maintaining industry standards for yoga teachers and yoga schools. Many yoga studios, gyms, and fitness centers require their teachers to have a current Yoga Alliance registration.