Summer 2017

TULA's Yoga Teacher Training: Practice Deeply, Teach Authentically

Learn from all your favorite TULA teachers!

Join David Duerkop, Rhiannon Kirby, Natalie McGreal, Monica Brown, Cassi Stuckman, Slone Isselhard, Kathryn Gongaware, Rachel Duekop, Nathan Paulus, Michelle Beuscher and Mara Goldfine as they will work as team to offer you one of the most comprehensive, unique and creative yoga teacher training programs out there. 

Because we are working as a team, all our teachers will be able to draw from their various experiences, years of education and differing backgrounds & perspectives to offer you an immersion/training that will allow you to truly find your own unique yoga path - whether as a student, a teacher, or something in between. 

We will weave eastern traditions and western practicalities into a modern and highly accessible approach to practicing and teaching yoga.

TULA's 200-Hour Teacher Training 

TULA is a Registered Yoga School (RYS®) with the Yoga Alliance. 

This 200-hour program will encompass all the topics below and give you an excellent foundation for starting a career in yoga as a part-time or full-time yoga teacher. 

- In-depth Anatomy/Physiology 

- Sequencing/Creating a Yoga Class: Vinyasa, Restorative & Yin

- Demoing, Vocal Cues & Finding Your teaching voice

- Modifications for Injuries & Injury Prevention

- Effective Use of Props

- Asana Adjustments & Modifications

- Injecting yoga philosophy into asana classes

- Setting up an Amazing Yoga Class: Environment, timing, music, temperature, lighting, energy

- The Business of Yoga: Working as an independent contractor, building a website, leading workshops/retreats, obtaining & keeping happy clients (corporate/group, studios, individuals), taxes, adding value, seeking/dealing with criticism, work ethics, setting teacher/student boundaries, promoting yourself & building community.

- Addressing and effectively teaching to specialized populations: Prenatal, Larger Bodies, Yoga for Trauma, Yoga for Anxiety, Seniors.


Students in our Teacher Training must also complete 1 elective of their choosing: 

- Kids Yoga

- Thai Bodywork

- Partner Yoga

Other Yoga Teacher Training Requirements: 

- Practice at TULA at least 3 times per week

- Observation of other teachers

- Developing a home practice

- Practice Teaching: Teaching to each other with feedback, video feedback + Teaching Yoga to the community (through community service hours)  

- Final Exam: Anatomy/Physiology written exam, History & Philosophy take home exam and 1 Final Teaching class. 

- Daily Journaling

- Required Reading List


Early-bird Pricing (before June 1): $2800*

Yoga Teacher Training: $3000*

*This cost also includes an unlimited membership at TULA for June, July, August and September and a TULA Teacher Training Manual. Reading list books are not provided.

Summer 2017 Schedule 

Yoga Teacher Training will begin on June 24, 2017. Classes/Workshops will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30am - 4:30pm and Saturdays 1pm - 5pm + scheduled practice, observation and elective hours.

(Additional Saturday workshops are required between Sept. 2 and Oct. 7)

Yoga Teacher Training - June 24 - Sept. 2

(no class on July 4)

Join Us!

1. Tell us little bit about yourself. (fill out and submit the form below)

2. Fill out the payment form below with your payment. If seeking a payment plan (sorry, early-bird pricing is not available on payment plan), please email us at

3. If you have any other specific questions, please reach out to Rhiannon at

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