Hathavidya yoga 200 hour ytt philosophy

Designed for those who want to become teachers as well as those who are seeking to deepen their practice, this program ensures participants an authentic, innovative and traditional study experience. You will learn from the viewpoint of multiple teaching styles in order to understand and develop your own way.

How each individual moves about in this life in terms of spirituality, non-violence towards others and the self, purity of the body and thoughts, and stillness of the mind is all yoga.

One thing traditional yoga has to offer to modern yoga is more of a living experience that can translate through teaching

This program honors teaching as an art form and gives participants the tools to intuitively assess energetics through asana and lifestyle. 

Because a dynamic and informed personal practice is the cornerstone of effective teaching, participants will craft a customized, well-rounded personal practice.

A lot will unravel within the self during these studies. Through the 200 hour format, space and support are provided for this unraveling to happen organically.

The approach here is of an educated person bringing the application of the serious, determined and disciplined student back into the yoga community honoring those who have progressed in all practices of yoga before.

Hathavidya is a Yoga Alliance accredited 200 Hour Registered Yoga School.


This program will provide intensive instruction in asana (physical posture), pranayama (breath control), mantra (sacred sounds) and meditation practices.

The core curriculum will be supplemented by clinics in anatomy, physical adjustments, use of props, ethical precepts, and teaching methodology.

You will also be introduced to yogic philosophies, Sanskrit pronunciation, the subtle body and the chakra system, bandhas (energetic locks), mudras (hand gestures), and other topics designed to deepen your personal practice and build confidence in teaching.


  • Craft a personal practice

  • Feel comfortable teaching with a solid grasp of the fundamental yoga postures

  • Design fun and effective sequences

  • Understand how anatomy and physiology relate to yoga practice

  • Look at and understand students’ bodies on a physical and an energetic level

  • Enjoy a basic understanding of the art of meditation and science of pranayama

  • Utilize a basic knowledge of the subtle body, mantra and yoga philosophy. 


New York, New York

October 5, 2019 to April 5, 2020

  •    Weekly Meetings on Monday from 7:30-9:30 PM: October 7, 2019—March 30, 2020

  •    Weekend Meetings from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM:  Oct 5 & 6, Nov 2 & 3, Nov 23 & 24, Jan 4 & 5, Feb 1 & 2, Mar 7 & 8, Apr 4 & 5

Total Program Cost: $3400

  •    Super Early Bird, (2 months before training begins): $2850 *save $550

  •    Early Bird, (one month before training begins):  $3100 **save $300

All prices include a $750 non-refundable deposit required upon registration. Full tuition must be paid before the beginning of the program.

Applications for payment plans are accepted. Details are determined on an individual basis.

A completed application is required.

Included in your total tuition: 200 hours of accredited Yoga Alliance study provided by Hathavidya.

Contact will@willduprey..com for a phone interview and establish the best path for you!