Teacher Training


Yoga Teacher Training


Melanie McLeod, B.S.

Sept. – Dec (2015) and March – June (2016).  Please call the studio for registration and more information. (The first four monthly weekend sessions are open to anyone desiring to learn more about the history, philosophy, anatomy, and physiology of yoga.)

The second installment (Spring, 2016) is reserved for yoga teachers with prior training, or having completed the first 4 months of training with Melanie during the fall of 2015.  This second installment is for people wanting to teach yoga to others.  (that schedule for March – June 2016 will be posted in December, 2015).  Schedule for Fall, 2015:

  • 101:  The History of  Yoga Teaching in the West (September 5th & 6th)
  • 102:  The Philosophy of Yoga (October 3rd & 4th)
  • 103:  The Anatomy of Yoga  (November 7th & 8th)
  • 104:  The Physiology of Yoga (December 5th & 6th)

Please contact Melanie for details and reading list at 402.707.9642.

Yoga Teacher Training 101 – 104 (2015)

(please note:  these 4 segments are for those wishing to learn more about yoga (above and beyond the physical practice) and may or may not have any desire to teach.)

September 5th & 6th, 2015 (module 101)

  • History of Yoga
  • Guest teacher
  • Yoga in the West
  • Class with Melanie (once per week during the month of September; included in training fee)

October 3rd & 4th 2015 (module 102)

  • Philosophy of yoga
  • Guest teacher
  • Yamas (Wise Characteristics) and Niyamas (Codes for Living Soulfully)
  • 8 limbs of yoga
  • Class with Melanie (once per week; included in training fee)

November 7th & 8th 2015 (module 103)

  • Anatomy of Yoga
  • Guest teacher
  • Muscle groups and pose relation
  • Spinal alignment (we will be observing 2 classes on Sunday)
  • The body systems (lymphatic, nervous, skeletal)
  • Class with Melanie (once per week; included in training fee)

December 5th & 6th 2015 (module 104)

  • Physiology of Yoga
  • Guest teacher
  • The Chakra System
  • Pranayama (breathing practices)
  • Meditation principles
  • Class with Melanie (once per week; included in training fee)

Cost for each module/pod is $250.   Cost for all 4 modules/pods is $900.  Registration deadline for each training weekend is the Friday before the weekend of the scheduled training.  Please see our Facebook page “Bhadra Yoga Teacher Training” for the reading list for Fall Session.