1100 Brown Street, Dayton, OH  937-829-5947


2440 Dayton Xenia Rd F, Beavercreek, OH 45434

200 Hour Teacher Training

We are now accepting applicants for Autumn 2024. Training starts Sep 28
This training will be held in person at our Brown St studio.
Next Teacher Training Open House: TBA  Click Here for more info






About Our 200-hour Teacher Training Program

Apply Here Online or pick up an application at the studio.  Pay Your Deposit.

Interested in becoming a Day Yoga teacher or do you simply want to deepen your own personal practice? We offer a 200-hour Teacher Training Program recognized by Yoga Alliance. This Hatha based training will focus on Power Vinyasa, Gentle and Yin Yoga. 

Fall training will usually meet for one weekend per month with two weekends including a Friday night. 
Spring training will usually meet on Tuesday nights with several long weekends included.

Please note there will be one make-up weekend available during the training.

The cost is $3000 or $3200 with the monthly payment plan. There is a non-refundable $250 deposit due with the application that will go towards the cost of the training. All teachers in training that are registered in a current program will have access to unlimited yoga classes at Day Yoga to encourage a regular yoga practice.

Yoga is a journey toward spiritual, mental and physical wellness. It is union, unfolding within and all around. The timeless teachings of yoga have not only survived through the ages but also thrived in this modern era.  Through yoga, we are inspired to live simply and compassionately, dedicated to realizing our potential, our truth. The benefits are immeasurable…

Teaching yoga is a natural extension of your experience of it, rather you intend to teach in a classroom setting or simply by affecting others through how you live in harmony in your own life. As you learn and experience, you will grow and inspire those around you to come along on the journey.  

The Day Yoga Foundational Yoga Teacher Training is a holistic and experiential approach to Hatha Yoga. We will explore multiple styles of asana as well as meditation and pranayama. Students will be exposed to a variety of yogic perspectives through numerous special guest yoga teachers.

The teachings will be expressed through 180 hours in the class setting and 20+ home study, practice, practice teaching and karma yoga. Topics of study will include:

  • Power, gentle and yin yoga practice
  • Yoga history and philosophy
  • Pranayama and meditation
  • Physical anatomy and physiology
  • Subtle anatomy and chakras
  • Mantras, mudras and kriyas
  • Ethics and lifestyle
  • Class sequencing and themes
  • Verbal and hands on adjustments
  • Practice teaching
  • Yoga as a business
  • Specialty topics to include:
    • Kids
    • Prenatal/postnatal yoga
    • Ayurveda
    • Yoga Mythology
    • Hot Yoga
    • Yogic Diet
    • Mantra

2024 Autumn Session: Sep 28 - Aug 24

Class will meet primarily on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30-4:00pm with several full weekends included. Fridays TBA


Sep 28-29
Oct 5-6
Nov 2-3
Dec 7-8
Jan 11-12
Jan 25-26
Feb 8-9
Mar 8-9
Apr 12-13
May 17-18
Jun 14-15
Jul 19-20
Aug 23-24


Required Reading

Teaching Yoga / Mark Stephens

Ashtanga Yoga Practice Manual / David Swenson

Complete Guide to Yin Yoga / Bernie Clark and Sarah Powers

Yoga Anatomy / Leslie Kaminoff

The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali / Sri Swami Satchidanada

Chakra Meditation / Swami Saradananda


Recommended Reading

Yoga Teacher Toolbox / Joseph and Lilian LePage

Living Gita / Sri Swami Satchidananda

Hatha Yoga Pradipika / Swami Muktibodhananda

Hidden Message in Water / Masaru Emoto and David A. Thayne

Metabusiness / Greg Neilsen

Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness / Erich Schiffmann

Mudras: Yoga in your Hands / Gertrud Hirschi

The Royal Path: Lessons on Yoga / Swami Rama

Light on Yoga / B.K.S. Iyengar

The Mantram Handbook / Eknath Easwaran

Chakra Meditation / Swami Saradananda

Yoga Posture Adjustments and Assisting / Stephanie Pappas


Learn More

For more info please call/text Devon at 937-829-5947 or e-mail at info@dayyogastudio.com.

Ready to Take Your Practice to the Next Level? Learn About Our Teacher Training Program

Teacher training is not just for teachers! Anyone who wants to deepen their practice and knowledge is invited to apply.