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 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training registered through Yoga Alliance; 300 hour Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training; Urban 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 Weekend * Starts March 2014
Teacher Training sessions will be held one weekend (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) per month from March - November, 2014. Additionally, the program includes a Weekend Workshop with Mark Stephens and a three-day silent retreat to finish.
March 28, 29 & 30
April 4, 5 & 6 Mark Stephens Workshop (Included in price)
April 25, 26 & 27
May 30, 31 & 1
June 27, 28 & 29 Silent Retreat (Included in price)
July 25, 26 & 27
August 15, 16 & 17
September 26, 27 & 28
October 17, 18 & 19
November 7, 8 & 9
200 hour Teacher Training 9-Month Evening * Starts September 19th, 2014
Teacher Training sessions will be held every Thursday evening from 6:00 – 9:00 PM from September 25, 2014, through June 25, 2015. 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:
Orientation Weekend - September 19, 20, 21, 2014
Annual Silent Retreat - Dates TBD
*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.
300 Hour Teacher Training program has a rolling admission and students may take from 1 to 3 years to complete their studies.
300 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 Therapy Program
Saturday, September 6, 2014, 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.
Sunday, September 7 through Thursday, September 11, 2014: 5-Day Module
Sunday, noon to 6:00p, and Monday through Thursday, 8:30a to 6:00p
Sunday, October 26 through Monday, October 27, 2014: 2-Day Module
Sunday, 8:30a to 6:00p, and Monday, 8:30a to 5:00p
Thursday, December 4 through Sunday, December 7, 2014: 4-Day Module
Thursday and Friday, 8:30a to 6:00p, Saturday, noon to 6:30p, and Sunday, 8:30a to 5:00p
“Let’s hold hands and brave this beautiful, crazy life together with a sweet smile and a calm breath.” – Colleen Saidman Yee
100 hour Ashtanga Yoga Immersion
This program will meet over four weekends and includes a weekend with Tim Miller.
This program will meet over four weekends and includes a weekend workshop with Tim Miller. In the Ashtanga yoga method, teaching should come from your own experience with the practice; therefore, we require that you attend no less than two Mysore classes a week and assist an experienced teacher for one quarter in a Beginner series course, Mysore class, or led Primary Series class. We also require that you spend 20 hours practice teaching.
Dates: March 7th, 8th, and 9th; April 11th, 12th, and 13th with Tim Miller; May 9th, 10th, and 11th; June 13th, 14th, and 15th
Times: Friday 6:30p-9:00p, Saturday 10:00a-6:00p, Sunday 9:00a-4:30p *These are applicable to Mar/May/June, April will follow the times of Tim’s workshop.
Prenatal Yoga Teaching Training
Please check back for information on future program dates.
Please review the full descriptions of our programs and contact us if you have questions or would like to meet with us personally.