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Hatha Yoga — Theory and Practice
RYT 200-Hour Teacher Training
with Suddha Weixler
March 14 - May 30, 2020

Any sincere student interested in the art and science of Yoga will benefit from this in-depth training. The course is available to those who wish to become Hatha Yoga Teachers, and is equally suitable for students who would like to refine and deepen their personal practice, gaining additional philosophical, experiential and technical understanding, or who are already engaged in teaching and wish to sophisticate their insight and application of Yoga. 200-hour foundational training enables registration withYoga Alliance, andqualifies you to earn the RYT 500 after completing the Chicago Yoga Center Advanced 300-hour course.

The curriculum will include:

  • A. Theory and Practice of Asanas
    I. Asanas of the classical Hatha tradition
    II. Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vinyasa Technique
    III. Vinyasa Krama, Yin, Restorative Yoga
    Anatomy of Asanas: pre-training and variations; serials and sequences of poses.
    Relaxation techniques, breathing exercises. Pranayama, Mudras and Bandhas.
  • B. Anatomy and Physiology
    Basic principles. Technical skills. Yoga therapeutics. Prevention of injuries.
    Yogic internal cleansing methods, fasting. Diet and nutrition. Holistic health.
  • C. Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
    Introduction into the different Yoga systems, including Raja Yoga and Vedanta.
    Mind, Kundalini, Nadis and Chakras. Prana and Consciousness. Meditation.
Hatha Yoga — Theory and Practice
RYT 200-Hour Teacher Training with Suddha Weixler

We meet on Saturdays, March 14 — May 13, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
March 14, 21, 28; April 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 30.

The course fee for RYT 200 hours is $2,600.

The course also includes training in Anatomy & Physiology, a basic introduction into Sanskrit with a guest teacher, and weekend workshop of choice with an accomplished guest teacher, all covered by the course fee. Class size is limited. A $350 deposit secures your space.

$2,600 Early Registration (paid in full by January 14, 2020)
$2,780 Regular Registration (paid in full by March 14, 2020)
$2,870 After March 14, 2020 (payment plans available after $800 deposit)

The Chicago Yoga Center RYT-200 Teacher Training is is led by Suddha Weixler, E-RYR500, Director of the Chicago Yoga Center, one of the most experienced and skilled teachers in the Chicagoland area, based here since 1984. Guest faculty include: Pamela Hoxsey, Srivatsa Ramaswami, Manju Jois, Paulie Zink, and Dr. Dan Fitzgerald.
After successful completion students will receive a certificate and are automatically eligible for Yoga Alliance registry.

Participants receive a comprehensive manual for the course. Required reading includes hand-out copies of several texts, reflecting the classical tradition of Yoga and the non-dualist philosophy of Advaita Vedanta. We discuss the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and the ideologies of Ayurveda, Tantra, and other modalities. Our multidimensional approach includes: Yoga as a cultivation process, teaching methodology, Asana techniques, Vinyasa and sequencing, manual
adjustments, restorative work, nutrition, and a practical, thoughtful, holistic application of yoga practice and teaching, and Yoga as a business.

The Chicago Yoga Center Teacher Training is approved and registered with the Yoga Alliance and the program is designed to conform with the National Teacher Training Certification Standards. After successful completion students will receive a certificate and are automatically eligible for Yoga Alliance registry.


Suddha Weixler

has been conducting Teacher Training courses since 1992. He is the director of the Chicago Yoga Center and completed his certification in 1984 in Denmark. A disciple of Swami Narayanananda, he lived in a monastic setting for 8 years, learning the classical system. He began his studies in 1978 on his first visit to India; he also trained in Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga in India with Pattabhi Jois on numerous visits; he received permission to teach by Pattabhi Jois in 1996. He is a student of Srivatsa Ramaswami of Chennai, and has been introduced into the Vinyasa Krama method of Sri T. Krishnamacharya. Suddha is registered with the National Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level, and is authorized to teach by the International Narayanananda Universal Yoga Trust, Rishikesh, Himalayas, India. He has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago since 1989.

Due to limited space, early registration is encouraged.

To reserve a space, fill out and print the WORKSHOP FORM registration specifying

RYT 200-Hour Teacher Training
with Suddha Weixler

along with a check for full payment or $350 deposit to the

CHICAGO IL 60657- 4274

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