Teacher Training

Foundational + Advanced Hybrid Teacher Training

Led by Adrienne Hoxmeier and Rachael Butts with The Colorado School of Yoga and Guest Teacher Gina Caputo


Friday April 15, 2022 - Sunday June 19, 2022

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This unique and engaging hybrid Yoga Teacher Training creates an opportunity for multi-generational learning and co-creation. Foundational and Advanced students will share in learning fundamental and essential content, skills-development and application. Advanced students will participate in next-level content, refine and further develop skills and voice, and establish a unique perspective through practicum,implementation and feedback.

This 10-week, in-person and online program is an empowering and dynamic approach to the art and skill of learning, living and teaching Integrated Vinyasa™ Yoga. This is a yoga practice rooted in intelligent, natural evolutionary patterns and emphasizes the subtle inner work we access via our physical bodies and movement. It unifies the polarities of alignment and flow, anatomy and energetics, engagement and relaxation, outer and inner, focus and release, structure and spontaneity, and work and play. More than simply a style of yoga, Integrated Vinyasa illuminates our relationship with Nature, our interconnectedness and an energetically sustainable approach to living fully.

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Sample Weekly Schedule


Monday - Friday (at home)

7:00am-7:15am Virtual Meditation

At-home study & practice

Saturday - Sunday (in person)

7:00am-7:15am Meditation

7:30am-11:00am Lecture

11:00am-12:30pm Practice

12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch

1:45pm-5:00pm Lecture

Foundational Yoga Teacher Training

$2,395 / full course
  • This program is appropriate for aspiring teachers with a minimum of 1 year of consistent yoga practice.  This exceptional training begins at the source and roots of yogic tradition, and unfolds progressively as a means to understand its modern context, and to teach the modern practitioner from a place of relevance and connection.
  • Over the course of the program, you will learn how to teach artful and meaningful yoga classes through a study of yoga history & philosophy, anatomy & biomechanics, alignment & energetics, evolutionary sequencing, effective cueing and sensitive assists, sourcing and weaving intention and cultivating your unique voice in a safe and supportive collective. This comprehensive program will empower you with a broad and deep base from which to live and confidently teach yoga with skill, creativity, confidence and authenticity.
  • Interested students must have 1 year of a current and consistent yoga practice and a strong desire to be of service to others as a yoga teacher.
  • Early Bird Pricing through December 31, 2021
  • Payment plan available.

Included with your tuition:

  • Exceptional yoga education led by:
    • Adrienne Hoxmeier, YT-500, Founder of Meraki Yoga
    • Rachael Butts, YT-500, Founder of Meraki Yoga
    • Guest Teacher Gina Caputo, E-RYT 500, Founder of Colorado School of Yoga and Integrated Vinyasa™
    • A gorgeous, full color, 400+ page Teacher Training Manual and a full color Anatomy workbook
  • Access to Meraki Yoga’s on-demand catalog of virtual Integrated Vinyasa™ classes, all online programming and courses required for the training
  • Online community space for connection and feedback

Our Foundational Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum includes:

  • Yoga History & Philosophy
  • Subtle Body Anatomy & Experiential Function
  • Meditation
  • Family Tree of Asanas
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Relationships
    • Alignment
    • Effective Cueing
    • Intelligent & Sensitive Assists
  • Integrated Vinyasa™ Sequencing which is in alignment with HaTha Yoga philosophy and the Natural rhythms
  • Psychology of Teaching Yoga
    • Ethics
    • Trauma Sensitivity
    • Authenticity
  • Business of Teaching Yoga
  • Practice Teaching & Finding Your Voice
  • Language Lab
  • Art of Assists

Requirements for completion:

  • Attend all required sessions
  • Complete all online programming and assignments
  • Complete a final practicum

Registration process:

  • Submit your application
  • Once your application is approved, you may proceed with registering for the program
  • Choose a payment method – all payment options include a non-refundable $500 deposit
    1. Pay in full
    2. Pay a deposit, then one balance payment later
    3. Pay a deposit, then pay balance in 4 installments (payment plan)

Elective courses offered during this training (for an additional cost):

The Basics of Ayurveda with Sarah Kucera, E-RYT 500, author of The Ayurvedic Self Care Handbook

Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

$2,895 / full course
  • This program is for yoga teachers who remain dedicated to elevating yoga in their communities and in our industry, who are committed to a higher standard and have an unbridled passion for learning and serving others.
  • Over the course of the program, you will develop further your skills around teaching artful and meaningful yoga classes through a study of yoga history & philosophy, anatomy & biomechanics, alignment & energetics, evolutionary sequencing, effective cueing and sensitive assists, sourcing and weaving intention and cultivating your unique voice in a safe and supportive collective. This comprehensive program will empower you with a broad and deep base from which to live and confidently teach yoga with skill, creativity, confidence and authenticity.
  • Early Bird Pricing through December 31, 2021
  • Payment plan available.

Included in the cost:

  • Exceptional yoga education led by:
    • Adrienne Hoxmeier, YT-500, Founder of Meraki Yoga
    • Rachael Butts, YT-500, Founder of Meraki Yoga
    • Guest Teacher Gina Caputo, E-RYT 500, Founder of Colorado School of Yoga and
      Integrated Vinyasa™
  • A gorgeous, full color, 400+ page Teacher Training Manual and full color Anatomy Workbook
  • All online programming and courses required for the training
  • Personalized and customized feedback from the lead teachers
  • Individualized attention via one-on-one teacher coaching sessions during immersions
  • Online community space for connection between immersions
  • A yoga family for life

Our Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum includes:

  • Yoga History & Philosophy
  • Subtle Body Anatomy & Experiential Function
  • Ayurveda, the holistic health science associated with yoga
  • Pranayama & Meditation
  • Family Tree of Asanas
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Relationships
    • Alignment
    • Intelligent Adjustments
  • Integrated Vinyasa™ Sequencing which is in alignment with HaTha Yoga philosophy and Natural rhythms
  • Specialty Sequencing/Teaching
  • Psychology of Teaching Yoga
    • Ethics
    • Trauma Sensitivity
    • Holding Safe Space
    • Authenticity
  • Business of Teaching Yoga
  • Practice Teaching & Finding Your Voice
  • The Basics of Ayurveda with Sarah Kucera, E-RYT 500, author of The Ayurvedic Self Care Handbook
  • Language Lab
  • Art of Assists

Requirements for completion:

  • Attend all required sessions
  • Complete all online programming and assignments
  • Complete a final practicum

Registration process:

  • Submit your application
  • Once your application is approved, you may proceed with registering for the program
  • Choose a payment method – all payment options include a non-refundable $500 deposit
    1. Pay in full
    2. Pay a deposit, then one balance payment later
    3. Pay a deposit, then pay balance in 4 installments (payment plan)

Pre-requisites:

All applicants must have already completed a 200-hour or Foundational Yoga Teacher Training and have a minimum of 2 years of consistent practice, including a current, regular practice and a minimum of 1 years of teaching since completion of your Yoga Teacher Training. Our application process allows us to mindfully select applicants that are prepared for the rigor and depth of this program and can work with a tight-knit group of peers who share a similar experiential foundation. Our goal is to create a space where teachers can thrive with a high level of proficiency.

Not ready for Teacher Training but still interested in continuing your education?

Join us for breakout sessions and specialty workshops during our training that include:

Yoga Anatomy 101

$340 full session
  • Dates: April 30 - May 1, 2022
    Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • One of the areas many yogis and yoga teachers feel under-educated or under-resourced is human anatomy and physiology in spite of the fact that yoga classes tend to be primarily focused on our bodies as a tool for transformation. As such, as students we may feel in the dark about what's best for us and as teachers, we may find ourselves cuing alignment, movements and modifications that may not be rooted in functional anatomy and our capacity to serve our students remains limited.
  • In this 16-hour continuing education course suitable for both yoga teachers AND yoga practitioners, Gina makes anatomy and physiology accessible and digestible so that you can feel more empowered and resourced in your own practice as well as in the space you hold for your students.
  • Unlike a university-style anatomy course, this content is curated for the yoga teacher/practitioner and highlights essential anatomy knowledge presented in the context of yoga practice. We won't be simply memorizing muscle names but rather understanding how our bodies move, respond and transform in asana.
  • For teachers, this course will impact and elevate the way you are teaching alignment, cuing and offering hands-on-assists.
  • This course includes a full-color manual and workbook and counts as 16 hours of Continuing Education Units through Yoga Alliance. You will receive a certificate of completion after the course.

Language Lab

$130 full session
  • Dates: May 15, 2022
    Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm
  • Languaging is the cognitive process of negotiating and producing meaningful, comprehensible output to support a learning experience. How we speak in our classes can have a tremendous impact on our students' experience including their ability to comprehend and digest what we’re teaching as well as their own feeling state.
  • Words have great power and in this course you’ll learn compelling ways to use them that will distinguish and improve your teaching. While sharpening your skills on how to speak simply and directly you’ll also learn how your language can support the energy of a pose, and when and how to hold quiet space effectively.
  • Topics we’ll cover include:
    • Authenticity
    • Clarity
    • Diversity/Fluctuation
    • Sensitivity
    • Passive vs Active Langauge
    • Bhava Language and Cuing
    • Anatomical vs Positional
    • Contraindications
    • Quiet Space

Art of Assists

$130 full session
  • Dates: May 22, 2022
    Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Adjustments and assists can be a powerful tool in helping illuminate (not manipulate) a student’s understanding of their body, ultimately supporting their overall awareness and embodiment.
  • In this course you will learn the principles of physical, verbal, and directional assists and adjustments. You will develop your observational and communication skills as well as build your knowledge of body mechanics and movement in an effort to better support your students in their practice.
  • Topics we’ll cover include:
    • Principles of hands on assists and adjustments
    • Types of Assists and Adjustments
    • Guidelines for delivering effective assists and adjustments
    • Intentions for assists and adjustments
    • Steps of Hands on Assists
    • Illuminate don’t manipulate
    • Tending to your body and tending to your presence
    • Contraindications
    • Common areas of complaint or injury