Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) 2022-2023 


Experience the Difference!

We are committed to providing you with the best possible 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) 

experience by combining our passion for all-things-yoga with our extensive experience in developing and delivering learning and development programs and curriculum over the past few decades. Certified under Yoga Alliance’s Elevated Standards in 2020, Down Dog Gettysburg is one of the first and one of the few Registered Yoga Studios (RYS) to receive this accreditation.


What does this mean for you?


  • A well-organized, well-led, robust, and engaging curriculum aligned with Yoga Alliance’s core competencies under their Elevated Standards:

    • Focusing on all eight-limbs of yoga throughout the YTT experience.

    • Integrating Ayurveda throughout the YTT experience, ensuring the sister-sciences of Ayurveda and Yoga are embedded throughout the program thereby supporting your own ability to recognize the balances and imbalances of the mind and the physical body.

    • Emphasizing All-levels Vinyasa Flow teaching.*

    • Emphasizing teaching asana biomechanics and alignment principles tailored to individual mobility and stability needs.

    • Where you will learn and develop an extensive cueing vocabulary and languaging to confidently, and seamlessly sequence basic asanas through more advanced asana expansions.

    • Steeped in yogic philosophy, history and ethics, as well maintaining a strict adherence to educational psychology research and adult learning theory.


*We define All-levels Vinyasa Flow teaching as being confident and competent in teaching a safe, sensible and well-sequenced yoga practice to a class mixed with beginner through advanced yoga practitioners.


  • Deepen your personal yoga journey.

  • Opportunities made available post-graduation:

    • Teach in a yoga studio.

    • Independent teacher with community organizations or groups.

    • Private teacher opportunities.

  • Certified 200-Hour RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) through Yoga Alliance.


  • Cost - $3600  (Application Fee and Deposit included)

  • Early-bird Special - $3100 (Application Fee and Deposit included if paid in full or financed through
    affirm by September 1, 2022)

  • Non-refundable Application Fee - $100

  • Non-refundable Deposit - $400, due 60 days before program start, unless paid in full. 

  • Payment options:

    • Pay in full or finance using affirm during checkout.

    • Negotiate payment terms with Down Dog Gettysburg.

  • Refunds Contingent on Date and Progress in Program.*


*Details in the YTT Student Packet.




  • In-studio or live online weekly practice 2-3 times a week.

  • Meditation at least five times a week.

  • Virtual classroom – Khan Academy

  • Incorporate Ayurvedic principles and practices into daily routine.

  • Journaling

  • Etiquette

  • Adherence to the Student-Instructor Code of Conduct

  • Student practice teaching (to fellow students)

  • Homework


Friday, Saturday and Sunday in studio* or online.

  • Fridays: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

  • Saturdays: 9:00am – 6:00pm

  • Sundays: 9:00am – 5:00pm

*In accordance with Pennsylvania pandemic open-for-business and social distancing requirements as well as whether you choose to participate in studio or online.

Typical Day

  • Centering, meditation, pranayama and check-in

  • Group practice

  • Guided discussions

  • Student practice teaching

  • Mid-day lunch


  • September (TBD)

  • October (TBD)

  • November (TBD)

  • December (TBD)

  • January (TBD)

  • February (TBD)

  • March (TBD)

  • April (TBD)




  1. Program Administration

  2. Pranayama and The Subtle Body

  3. Meditation

  4. Anatomy and Physiology

  5. Ayurveda

  6. Ethics

  7. History and Philosophy

  8. Asana

  9. Teaching Yoga

  10. Energetic Body

  11. The Business of Yoga

Contact us for more information.

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