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About Our Teacher Training Institute

The Yoga on High Institute is the teacher training arm of Yoga on High, a rich environment in which to study yoga and to learn to teach it. A multi studio center the Teacher Training Insitute is located blocks from the main studio with three, big practice rooms in the Short North, and with multiple satellite locations throughout Columbus, Yoga on High offers the largest curriculum of classes anywhere in Ohio. Those studying to be yoga teachers or honing advanced teaching skills can apprentice with and be mentored by Yoga on High senior staff with specialized expertise in working with varied populations of students of all ages and physical capabilities.

Yoga on High Institute offers a number of programs: 200-and 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training registered through Yoga Alliance; 500 hour Therapeutic Yoga Teacher TrainingUrban Zen Integrative Therapy Training; 100-hour specialized immersions in teaching Ashtanga yoga and vinyasa-style classes; a 50-hour prenatal program; and multiple short courses and intensives given by the founding partners of Yoga on High, Marcia Miller, Martha Marcom, and Linda Oshins, YOHI staff and world-renowned guest teachers. In the past, guest faculty has included Rodney Yee, Tim Miller, Richard Freeman, Doug Keller, Cyndi Lee, Ray Long, and Swami Ramananda. Learn more about out weekend workshops and guest teachers by viewing our workshop schedule.

Upcoming Program Dates

200-hour Teacher Training 9-Month Evening * Starts September 28th, 2013

Teacher Training sessions will be held every Thursday evening from 6:00 – 9:00 PM from September 28, 2013, through June 29, 2014.  Additionally, the program includes a weekend orientation session to start the program and a three-day silent retreat to finish.
The dates for these weekends are:
September 28 & 29, 2013 – Orientation Weekend – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
June 27, 28, & 29, 2014 – Annual Silent Retreat
*Please note, an additional philosophy weekend may be added at a later date.  This aspect of the schedule will be finalized before the start of the program.

200-hour Teacher Training 9-Month Weekend * Starts March 2014

Please check back for program dates and times.

Both 200-hour Teacher Training programs include the same material and require the same number of hours to graduate.

500 Hour Teacher Training program has a rolling admission and students may take from 1 to 3 years to complete their studies.


The 500 hour Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training program meets on various weekends and for 5-day intensives over a period of 24 months, with rolling enrollment so you may begin anytime.

Urban Zen Integrative Training * Starts September 7th, 2013

Saturday, September 7, 2013, 10:00a to 4:30p with Rodney Yee, Colleen Saidman Yee and the Yoga on High UZIT training team.  The morning session will include the history of Urban Zen and an Urban Zen class taught by Rodney and Colleen. The afternoon will cover the therapeutic principles of Urban Zen and information on working with all 5 modalities.

Wednesday, October 2 through Sunday, October 6, 2013,  5-Day Module
Wednesday through Friday, 8:30a to 5:30p, held at Wexner Heritage Village Institute . 
Saturday, October 5, noon to 6:30p
Sunday, October 6, 8:30 to 5:00

Thursday, January 16 through Monday, January 20, 2014, 5-Day Module
Thursday, January through Monday, January 20, 2014  5 Day Module
8:30a to 5:30p all days.


100-hour Vinyasa Yoga Immersion * Starts January 24th, 2014

Dates: January 24-26, February 21-23, March 28-30, April 4-6 (*Mark Stephens Weekend)
Friday - 6:30p-9:00p, Saturday -10:00a-6:00p, Sunday -9:00a-4:30p *Mark Stephens times may vary


100 hour Ashtanga Yoga Immersion * Starts January 10th, 2014

This program will meet over four weekends and includes a weekend with Tim Miller.
January 10-12, February 7-9, March 7-9, April 11-13 (*Tim Miller Weekend)
Friday - 6:30p-9:00p, Saturday -10:00a-6:00p, Sunday -9:00a-4:30p *Tim Miller times may vary


Prenatal Yoga Teaching Training * Starts August 23rd, 2013
August 23-25 & September 20-22
Friday, August 23, 1:00 to 8:30p
Saturday, August 24, 10:00a to 5:00p
Sunday, August 25, 10:00a to 5:30p
Friday September 20, 1:00 to 8:30p
Saturday, September 21, 10:00a to 5:00p
Sunday, September 22, 10:00a to 5:30p


Please review the full descriptions of our programs and contact us if you have questions or would like to meet with us personally.

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