200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

200-hour yoga teacher training

january - may 2023

Become a certified yoga teacher this spring! Our next 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training launches in January. This training is open to EVERYONE whether or not your goal is to instruct. Teacher trainings are enriching experiences and the knowledge gained can enhance your life – or totally change it. Deepen your understanding of the foundations of yoga while developing as a leader and exploring your divine Self.

Graduates of this training will be able to register as a Yoga Alliance RYT-200 teacher and begin instructing a variety of yoga styles. 

meet the trainers

Kelli Norgaard

KELLI NORGAARD – owner & founder

Kelli holds an E-RYT-500 with Yoga Alliance & a Doctorate in Education from The University of Louisiana at Monroe. She worked 28 years in public education & over the last several years, has had the incredible opportunity to merge her educator & yogi paths together. She now works as an Educator Development Advisor with Breathe For Change. Her goal in opening The Bridge Yoga is to provide a place where ANYone in her community can find a place where they BELONG. Her mission is to help others see that yoga & the tools it provides are truly for ALL people, so she is committed to providing a studio space that is financially, geographically, & culturally accessible to everyone.

Carla Bazemore

CARLA BAZEMORE – Studio Instructor

Carla has an E-RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance & an 800hr certification on the Philosophy, Theory and Practices of Yoga by the Traditional Yoga Studies created by Georg Feuerstein. She has been practicing since 1989 & started to teach yoga in 1998. She owned a yoga studio in Houston, TX called Yoga Lotus, and is the co-author of The Nuts and Bolts of Teaching a Yoga Class. Carla’s goal is to share, inspire, & motivate others to become healthier and happier using the tools yoga has to offer.



Fridays 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sundays 12:30 – 5:30 p.m.

*Plus 20 hours of digital learning.

Tuition Total = $2,400

Payment plans available. Must be paid in full before the last day of the program.

January 13-15

January 27-29

February 10-12

February 24-26

March 3-5

March 24-26

April 1-2

April 14-16

April 28-30

May 5-6

May 19-20

The cost of the program includes:

RYT-200 Teaching Certificate

Complimentary membership to The Bridge Yoga for the
duration of the YTT program

cirriculum overview

Techniques, Training & Practice

  • Yoga Asana – Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Restorative Yoga
  • Pranayama & Subtle Body – Various breath practices and their effects on anatomy and the subtle body 
  • Meditation – Chanting, Mantras & Mudras

Anatomy & Physiology

  • Anatomy – The skeletal system, including the major muscles, joints, and muscle contractions, and their involvement in asana
  • Physiology – The nervous system, and how yoga effects the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • Biomechanics – Joint movement and stabilization, Safe movements

Yoga Humanities

  • History – Development of the practice and key terms
  • Philosophy – Major yogic texts, including Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads, and Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • Ethics – Awareness of ethical precepts, Self-reflection

Professional Essentials

  • Teaching Methodology – Sequencing, Environment, Cueing, Presence
  • Professional Development – Ethical commitment, Continued Education
  • Practice Teaching

interested in learning more?

Email Kelli at thebridgeyogabcs@gmail.com if you have questions, or are ready to commit to this incredible journey!

The Bridge Yoga
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