Minneapolis, MN June 2022 MBF Conference

Our Minneapolis MBF is known and loved for its rich assortment of training options, and this month’s conference promises to deliver big time--this will be our 16th year in Minneapolis! With a large variety workshops to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Begin your YogaFit journey with our Level One: Foundations training, wrap up your 200-hour RYT with Level Five: Unification, pick from an impressive array of electives toward your 300 RYT or choose trainings from one of our Specialty Track.

You’re sure to find what you need for the body, mind, and spirit. With its easy access to downtown Minneapolis, the DoubleTree has your downtime covered—shopping galore, restaurants aplenty, or if you prefer, enough amenities that you never have to leave the hotel.

 

Special note from the YogaFit team

COVID Guidelines:

YogaFit Worldwide will follow local requirements for safety and policies at the time of the event. Policies and guidelines will be posted on this page prior to the event.

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Wed 06/01/2022

Thu 06/02/2022

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Sat 06/04/2022

Sun 06/05/2022

LEVEL ONE: Foundations 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
LEVEL ONE: Foundations

The first step on the path toward becoming a yoga teacher or simply deepening your practice, Level One provides the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes grounded in proper alignment and the safety of exercise science. 

While there are no prerequisites for this course, we do require that all attendees read Beth Shaw's YogaFit prior to attending. This book explains the foundation of our entire teacher training program, and allows for better overall understanding of the material covered in our Level One Training. Please email edu@yogafit.com with any questions about Level One!.  We look forward to seeing you on the mat. 

We are also offering Level One virtually, with live trainings via zoom.  Please click here for the schedule of Virtual Level One Trainings.

Note: In order to receive a Certificate of Completion for Level One, you must also complete eight hours of practice teaching as a community service, in which you bring the gift of yoga, free of charge, to individuals who would not normally be exposed to yoga on a regular basis.

Upon completion of the Level One training and Community Service hours, click here for instructions regarding obtaining your certificate. 

You have one year from the date of your Level 1 Training to complete Community Service and apply for your Level 1 Certificate. We do understand that sometimes life events interfere with our plans. Please email certs@yogafit.com if you find that you may need an extension for completion.

Retrain: Please call Customer Service at 1-888-786-3111 to register for retrains of Level 1.  The retrain price is $199.

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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LEVEL FIVE: Unification 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
LEVEL FIVE: Unification

Level Five brings together all that you’ve learned in your YogaFit 200‐hour teacher training, and shifts the emphasis from external accomplishments to internal growth. Applying the powerful practice of staying in the present moment, an integral tenet of the essence of YogaFit, this two‐day intensive may be the end of your official teacher training, but it’s just the beginning of your journey inward toward true integration.

Note: All participants are required to complete the Brief Strengths Test, authentichappiness.org, print individual results, and bring these results to the training.

 

 

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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LEVEL FOUR: Tradition 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
LEVEL FOUR: Tradition

Level Four continues where Level Three left off, exploring more challenging practices and the preparation for each of them. But the real emphasis is on how to weave elements of yoga's ancient tradition into your practice, life, and teaching. This four‐day intensive delves deeper into the Yoga Sutra, the Bhagavad Gita, and some of the more esoteric elements of yoga, such as chakras, mudras (hand gestures), and sound.

**Please noteDue to the scheduling involved with Level 4 and 5, requests to transfer out of Level 4 or 5 trainings will result in a $100 transfer fee. 

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Ayurveda I 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Ayurveda I

Learn ways to adapt the principles of yoga’s sister science, Ayurveda, to your yoga classes and for your clients in this two-­day intensive. By taking into account health challenges, age, seasons of the year, times of day, and myriad other factors, Ayurveda can help you more effectively meet the needs of your students, your clients (and yourself) on and off the mat. Combines lecture, discussion and practice. 

Note: This course fulfills part of the requirements for the YogaFit 100-hour Ayurvedic Coaching Certificate.

***Virtual Trainings will receive a digital manual only. 
 

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Ayurveda II 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Ayurveda II

Drawing on the concepts presented in Ayurveda I, this two-­day workshop delves a bit deeper into specific practices of Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science of holistic self­care, providing an opportunity to enjoy a weekend of personal practice that will enhance your own well being and give you the tools to strengthen your knowledge of yoga’s therapeutic benefits. 

Note: This course fulfills part of the requirements for the YogaFit 100-hour Ayurvedic Coaching Certificate.

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for the Change: From PMS to Menopause 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit for the Change: From PMS to Menopause

For many women moving through the stages of their lives—from puberty to post­menopause—can be quite challenging. This one-­day workshop examines what goes on physically and emotionally in a woman’s life and presents tools and practices to help her navigate those stages with grace and determination.

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Dream Yoga 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
YogaFit Dream Yoga

Dreaming offers unparalleled opportunities for mental, physical, and spiritual growth. During this one day workshop we will explore the science behind lucidity, how to induce lucid dreams, what to do with them, and how to transcend any obstacle. Lucid dreaming has been developed for thousands of years in the East, and recently augmented with sophisticated techniques from the West. We will learn how lucid dreaming leads to lucid living, and how this ancient practice can change your brain, facilitate healing, overcome daytime obstacles, and spiritually wake you up.

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Wed 06/0111:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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YogaFit YogaBarre 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
YogaFit YogaBarre

YogaFit YogaBarre is a fun and functional way to create a balanced body, mind and spirit. Utilizing principles of yoga, ballet barre, pilates, strength training and dance allows for a complete integration of fitness modalities for well-being. We utilize a barre or chair to provide stability, balance, and support as we move through exercises that target the core, glutes, arms, and legs. The major benefits are improved posture, muscle definition, weight loss, increased mobility, and reduced stress.The YogaFit Yoga Barre program helps individuals to become stronger and feel better as they perform their everyday activities.  The program is based not only on muscle balancing, but also on balancing the common postural and movement patterns we create in our daily lives. 

The average American adult spends at least 6.5 hours sitting every day and the number is higher for teenagers, according to the Washington Post (The Big Number: The average U.S. adult sits 6.5 hours a day. For teens, it’s even more. Linda Searing April 28, 2019).  This means many Americans are moving through their day with forward head posture, rounded shoulders, a lack of natural curves in the spine and a chronically tight front line.  YogaFit Yoga Barre can provide individuals with a movement practice they will enjoy at the time and for years to come. YogaFit Yoga Barre is also one of the fastest, most effective ways to burn calories and get toned.  Your students will love the functionality, fitness and fun they will experience every time they show up on their mat! 

***Virtual Trainings will receive a digital manual only. 
 

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Wed 06/0111:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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YogaFit for Warriors (PTSD) 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit for Warriors (PTSD)

This trauma-­sensitive yoga workshop zeros in on Post-­Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma Brain Injury (TBI), the long-­term effects each one has on the mind, body, and spirit, and how yoga can bring relief. Anyone suffering from trauma—military men and women, and their families; first responders; victims of violence or abuse—as well as the mental health professionals working with them will benefit from this two-day intensive.

All YogaFit trainings are also offered virtually, live via zoom. Click here for the dates for YogaFit for Warriors online. 

Note: YogaFit for Warriors intensive training hours count as an elective either for the 200­-hour or the 300­-hour training, but not both. This two­-day workshop also counts toward YogaFit for Warriors 100- and 140-hour certifications as well as YogaFit Healthcare 900-hour certification.

* If you are interested in hosting this training on your military base, please contact warrior@yogafit.com

Click here for information about MyCAA

Click here for our YogaFit for Warriors Scholarship Application.  

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for WarriorKids (Childhood Trauma) 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit for WarriorKids (Childhood Trauma)

With a focus on developmental trauma disorder, a new and vastly expanded tool for understanding early childhood trauma, this special therapeutically oriented workshop centers on the unique way a child’s nervous system and brain respond to traumatic events, including chronic emotional and physical abuse and neglect. We will address somatic gaps in current therapies available and the challenges inherent in treating children suffering from PTSD.  

Note: YogaFit for WarriorKids counts as an elective for either the 200-­hour or the 300-­hour training, but not both. This two-­day workshop also counts toward YogaFit’s 100-­hour and 140­-hour YogaFit for Warriors certification; the 100-­hour YogaFit for WarriorKids certification; and YogaFit’s 900­-hour YogaFit HealthCare certification.

Click here for information about MyCAA

 

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Yoga for ADD and the Autism Spectrum 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Yoga for ADD and the Autism Spectrum

Learn how to incorporate yoga postures, mindful breathing techniques, and the latest integrative therapeutic techniques into your work with children and adults who are navigating the challenges of ADD or Autism Spectrum Disorder. This two-day intensive is ideal for yoga therapists, educators, parents, and health professionals.

 

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Yoga for Addiction and Recovery 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Yoga for Addiction and Recovery

Gain a deeper understanding of addiction and compulsive behavior in their many guises—drugs and alcohol, gambling, sex, overeating, shopping and exercise—through the yogic lens of “samskaras,” impressions or pathways carved into the mind by habitual behavior that make addictive patterns very difficult to break.

Click here for information about MyCAA

 

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Advanced Sequencing 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
YogaFit Advanced Sequencing

Take your teaching to the next level! The YogaFit Advanced Sequencing Training will allow yoga practitioners to work from every angle of the yoga mat while challenging the mind and body. Engage students of every skill level with new asana and vinyasa flows using the YogaFit method sequencing technique. This training also introduces yoga variations of high-intensity interval training to build strength and cardiovascular fitness to your yoga practice. Elevate your mind and body with these new vinyasa flows.

Training Time:

Wed 06/0111:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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Integrating Mudras into Practice 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Integrating Mudras into Practice

When we think of a yoga practice, we often think of physical postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation. For most people, a lesser-known part of yoga is mudras. The term mudra is a Sanskrit word meaning “gesture” or “seal”. Mudras can be described as self-acupressure with the thumb and each finger taking on significance of meaning depending on how they are positioned and brought together. The hands are loaded with sensory and motor nerve endings that communicate to the brain creating the potential for powerful shifts in physical, psychological, and spiritual awakenings. In this training, we will learn the history and science behind mudras, their benefits, and the interrelation of mudras with koshas, vayus, chakras, meridians, and the five elements. We will experience and learn how to incorporate mudras in various ways into a yoga practice with pranayama, meditation, and yoga postures for both our students and ourselves.

Training Time:

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Restorative 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit Restorative

YogaFit’s four­-day Restorative workshop is essential for the yoga therapist to understand how to introduce the profoundly soothing effects of this restful practice to clients and students. Using props to completely support the body, restorative yoga creates passive poses that induce a deep state of relaxation, awaken dull areas of the body, and encourage the body’s innate ability to heal itself.

Note: This course fulfills part of the requirements for the YogaFit 300‐hour teacher training. The one-day YogaFit Props training is part of this four-day workshop. However, please note that you will NOT receive a separate Props Certificate when registered for the four day Restorative Training.  To receive a Props certificate, it must be taken as a one day training at a different time. 

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Props 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit Props

Tight shoulders, hamstrings or hips can prevent even the most seasoned student from experiencing comfort and ease while doing yoga or even moving through the world. By reducing muscular effort and encouraging proper alignment, effective use of yoga props—blocks, blankets, bolsters, straps and even chairs—helps everyone to feel successful and enjoy the full benefits their practice.

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Sound and Mantra Healing 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sound and Mantra Healing

Sound and vibrational healing, as described in the yogic texts of old, has been practiced in the East for millennia. Come explore the ancient practice of sound healing in this two­ day workshop, learn the therapeutic healing power of sound and vibration, and discover why music, chanting, and toning continue to have a profound effect on our physical and emotional well being.

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit HealthCare 3: Designing the Protocol (formerly YogaTherapy 3) 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit HealthCare 3: Designing the Protocol (formerly YogaTherapy 3)

This two-­day workshop builds on Assessing the Physical Body and Examining the Subtle Body by discussing and demonstrating how to create a therapeutically ­oriented program for your clients based on modern applications of ancient tradition (yoga chikitsas) and current healthcare practices.  

YogaFit Healthcare I and II are strongly recommended prerequisites for this course. 

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Meditation and Mindfulness 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Meditation and Mindfulness

This one­-day transformational training uses a multilayered approach to mantra and chakra meditations to balance the nervous system and bring greater awareness to the mind and the body. An essential “Healer Heal Thyself” self­care tool for all yoga therapists, healthcare professionals, and yoga teachers to reflect, regroup, and be able to serve the needs of their clients and students effectively.

 

Training Time:

Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Thai Energy 1 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thai Energy 1

Thai yoga, a hands­-on therapeutic technique, combines acupressure, gentle rhythmic massage, deep stretching, and gentle twisting to create a deeply meditative healing experience. In this one­-day workshop, you’ll not only learn how to offer these techniques to your students and clients, but you’ll get to experience them yourself.

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Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Yin Yoga 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit Yin Yoga

YogaFit’s two day Yin Yoga training focuses on the other areas of our body often not considered in most yoga practices or fitness modalities. We are focused on the deeper tissues of our body: bones, joints, fascia and ligaments.  All of our tissues are important and need to be exercised so that we can achieve optimal health and vitality.  Throughout the training, we consistently work on surrendering to the pose, finding a sense of comfort through discomfort, learning to celebrate the stillness, while connecting with mindfulness.

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Yoga for Nervous System Disorders 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Yoga for Nervous System Disorders

This two-­day intensive explores the latest neuroscience research, along with integrative therapeutically derived healing modalities and traditional Eastern techniques, to help yoga teachers and therapists adapt yoga for individuals with a variety of neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, and dementia.

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Anatomy and Alignment II 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Anatomy and Alignment II

YogaFit's second interactive Anatomy & Alignment training dives deeper into the practice of hatha yoga through the lenses of Base of Support, Center of Gravity, Skeletal Anatomy, and the physiology of stretching. 

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Holistic Yoga and Nutrition 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Holistic Yoga and Nutrition

Nutrition is the act of being nourished and the processes by which an animal or plant takes in and utilizes food substances. Holistic refers to the belief that you need to look at the whole, interconnected person. Therefore, holistic nutrition can be defined as is the process of taking food into the body and absorbing the nutrients in those foods based on the principle that everything is connected in some way. In this training we will explore nutrition in the content of the 8 limbs of yoga and create a greater understanding of Ayurvedic principles and western nutrition.  

In addition to the recommended book below, we also recommend this digital textbook. You are welcome to download the book or read it in your browser. 

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Wed 06/01/2022

YogaFit Dream Yoga

11:00 AM - 08:00 PM

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Dreaming offers unparalleled opportunities for mental, physical, and spiritual growth. During this one day workshop we will explore the science behind lucidity, how to induce lucid dreams, what to do with them, and how to transcend any obstacle. Lucid dreaming has been developed for thousands of years in the East, and recently augmented with sophisticated techniques from the West. We will learn how lucid dreaming leads to lucid living, and how this ancient practice can change your brain, facilitate healing, overcome daytime obstacles, and spiritually wake you up.

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Wed 06/0111:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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YogaFit YogaBarre

11:00 AM - 08:00 PM

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YogaFit YogaBarre

YogaFit YogaBarre is a fun and functional way to create a balanced body, mind and spirit. Utilizing principles of yoga, ballet barre, pilates, strength training and dance allows for a complete integration of fitness modalities for well-being. We utilize a barre or chair to provide stability, balance, and support as we move through exercises that target the core, glutes, arms, and legs. The major benefits are improved posture, muscle definition, weight loss, increased mobility, and reduced stress.The YogaFit Yoga Barre program helps individuals to become stronger and feel better as they perform their everyday activities.  The program is based not only on muscle balancing, but also on balancing the common postural and movement patterns we create in our daily lives. 

The average American adult spends at least 6.5 hours sitting every day and the number is higher for teenagers, according to the Washington Post (The Big Number: The average U.S. adult sits 6.5 hours a day. For teens, it’s even more. Linda Searing April 28, 2019).  This means many Americans are moving through their day with forward head posture, rounded shoulders, a lack of natural curves in the spine and a chronically tight front line.  YogaFit Yoga Barre can provide individuals with a movement practice they will enjoy at the time and for years to come. YogaFit Yoga Barre is also one of the fastest, most effective ways to burn calories and get toned.  Your students will love the functionality, fitness and fun they will experience every time they show up on their mat! 

***Virtual Trainings will receive a digital manual only. 
 

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Wed 06/0111:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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YogaFit Advanced Sequencing

11:00 AM - 08:00 PM

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Take your teaching to the next level! The YogaFit Advanced Sequencing Training will allow yoga practitioners to work from every angle of the yoga mat while challenging the mind and body. Engage students of every skill level with new asana and vinyasa flows using the YogaFit method sequencing technique. This training also introduces yoga variations of high-intensity interval training to build strength and cardiovascular fitness to your yoga practice. Elevate your mind and body with these new vinyasa flows.

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Wed 06/0111:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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Thu 06/02/2022

LEVEL ONE: Foundations

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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LEVEL ONE: Foundations

The first step on the path toward becoming a yoga teacher or simply deepening your practice, Level One provides the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes grounded in proper alignment and the safety of exercise science. 

While there are no prerequisites for this course, we do require that all attendees read Beth Shaw's YogaFit prior to attending. This book explains the foundation of our entire teacher training program, and allows for better overall understanding of the material covered in our Level One Training. Please email edu@yogafit.com with any questions about Level One!.  We look forward to seeing you on the mat. 

We are also offering Level One virtually, with live trainings via zoom.  Please click here for the schedule of Virtual Level One Trainings.

Note: In order to receive a Certificate of Completion for Level One, you must also complete eight hours of practice teaching as a community service, in which you bring the gift of yoga, free of charge, to individuals who would not normally be exposed to yoga on a regular basis.

Upon completion of the Level One training and Community Service hours, click here for instructions regarding obtaining your certificate. 

You have one year from the date of your Level 1 Training to complete Community Service and apply for your Level 1 Certificate. We do understand that sometimes life events interfere with our plans. Please email certs@yogafit.com if you find that you may need an extension for completion.

Retrain: Please call Customer Service at 1-888-786-3111 to register for retrains of Level 1.  The retrain price is $199.

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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LEVEL FOUR: Tradition

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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LEVEL FOUR: Tradition

Level Four continues where Level Three left off, exploring more challenging practices and the preparation for each of them. But the real emphasis is on how to weave elements of yoga's ancient tradition into your practice, life, and teaching. This four‐day intensive delves deeper into the Yoga Sutra, the Bhagavad Gita, and some of the more esoteric elements of yoga, such as chakras, mudras (hand gestures), and sound.

**Please noteDue to the scheduling involved with Level 4 and 5, requests to transfer out of Level 4 or 5 trainings will result in a $100 transfer fee. 

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Ayurveda I

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Ayurveda I

Learn ways to adapt the principles of yoga’s sister science, Ayurveda, to your yoga classes and for your clients in this two-­day intensive. By taking into account health challenges, age, seasons of the year, times of day, and myriad other factors, Ayurveda can help you more effectively meet the needs of your students, your clients (and yourself) on and off the mat. Combines lecture, discussion and practice. 

Note: This course fulfills part of the requirements for the YogaFit 100-hour Ayurvedic Coaching Certificate.

***Virtual Trainings will receive a digital manual only. 
 

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for the Change: From PMS to Menopause

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for the Change: From PMS to Menopause

For many women moving through the stages of their lives—from puberty to post­menopause—can be quite challenging. This one-­day workshop examines what goes on physically and emotionally in a woman’s life and presents tools and practices to help her navigate those stages with grace and determination.

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for Warriors (PTSD)

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for Warriors (PTSD)

This trauma-­sensitive yoga workshop zeros in on Post-­Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma Brain Injury (TBI), the long-­term effects each one has on the mind, body, and spirit, and how yoga can bring relief. Anyone suffering from trauma—military men and women, and their families; first responders; victims of violence or abuse—as well as the mental health professionals working with them will benefit from this two-day intensive.

All YogaFit trainings are also offered virtually, live via zoom. Click here for the dates for YogaFit for Warriors online. 

Note: YogaFit for Warriors intensive training hours count as an elective either for the 200­-hour or the 300­-hour training, but not both. This two­-day workshop also counts toward YogaFit for Warriors 100- and 140-hour certifications as well as YogaFit Healthcare 900-hour certification.

* If you are interested in hosting this training on your military base, please contact warrior@yogafit.com

Click here for information about MyCAA

Click here for our YogaFit for Warriors Scholarship Application.  

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Yoga for ADD and the Autism Spectrum

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Yoga for ADD and the Autism Spectrum

Learn how to incorporate yoga postures, mindful breathing techniques, and the latest integrative therapeutic techniques into your work with children and adults who are navigating the challenges of ADD or Autism Spectrum Disorder. This two-day intensive is ideal for yoga therapists, educators, parents, and health professionals.

 

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Restorative

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Restorative

YogaFit’s four­-day Restorative workshop is essential for the yoga therapist to understand how to introduce the profoundly soothing effects of this restful practice to clients and students. Using props to completely support the body, restorative yoga creates passive poses that induce a deep state of relaxation, awaken dull areas of the body, and encourage the body’s innate ability to heal itself.

Note: This course fulfills part of the requirements for the YogaFit 300‐hour teacher training. The one-day YogaFit Props training is part of this four-day workshop. However, please note that you will NOT receive a separate Props Certificate when registered for the four day Restorative Training.  To receive a Props certificate, it must be taken as a one day training at a different time. 

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Props

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Props

Tight shoulders, hamstrings or hips can prevent even the most seasoned student from experiencing comfort and ease while doing yoga or even moving through the world. By reducing muscular effort and encouraging proper alignment, effective use of yoga props—blocks, blankets, bolsters, straps and even chairs—helps everyone to feel successful and enjoy the full benefits their practice.

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Sound and Mantra Healing

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Sound and Mantra Healing

Sound and vibrational healing, as described in the yogic texts of old, has been practiced in the East for millennia. Come explore the ancient practice of sound healing in this two­ day workshop, learn the therapeutic healing power of sound and vibration, and discover why music, chanting, and toning continue to have a profound effect on our physical and emotional well being.

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Yoga for Nervous System Disorders

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Yoga for Nervous System Disorders

This two-­day intensive explores the latest neuroscience research, along with integrative therapeutically derived healing modalities and traditional Eastern techniques, to help yoga teachers and therapists adapt yoga for individuals with a variety of neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, and dementia.

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Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Anatomy and Alignment II

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Anatomy and Alignment II

YogaFit's second interactive Anatomy & Alignment training dives deeper into the practice of hatha yoga through the lenses of Base of Support, Center of Gravity, Skeletal Anatomy, and the physiology of stretching. 

Training Time:

Thu 06/0208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Fri 06/03/2022

Integrating Mudras into Practice

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Integrating Mudras into Practice

When we think of a yoga practice, we often think of physical postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation. For most people, a lesser-known part of yoga is mudras. The term mudra is a Sanskrit word meaning “gesture” or “seal”. Mudras can be described as self-acupressure with the thumb and each finger taking on significance of meaning depending on how they are positioned and brought together. The hands are loaded with sensory and motor nerve endings that communicate to the brain creating the potential for powerful shifts in physical, psychological, and spiritual awakenings. In this training, we will learn the history and science behind mudras, their benefits, and the interrelation of mudras with koshas, vayus, chakras, meridians, and the five elements. We will experience and learn how to incorporate mudras in various ways into a yoga practice with pranayama, meditation, and yoga postures for both our students and ourselves.

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Fri 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Sat 06/04/2022

LEVEL FIVE: Unification

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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LEVEL FIVE: Unification

Level Five brings together all that you’ve learned in your YogaFit 200‐hour teacher training, and shifts the emphasis from external accomplishments to internal growth. Applying the powerful practice of staying in the present moment, an integral tenet of the essence of YogaFit, this two‐day intensive may be the end of your official teacher training, but it’s just the beginning of your journey inward toward true integration.

Note: All participants are required to complete the Brief Strengths Test, authentichappiness.org, print individual results, and bring these results to the training.

 

 

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Ayurveda II

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Ayurveda II

Drawing on the concepts presented in Ayurveda I, this two-­day workshop delves a bit deeper into specific practices of Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science of holistic self­care, providing an opportunity to enjoy a weekend of personal practice that will enhance your own well being and give you the tools to strengthen your knowledge of yoga’s therapeutic benefits. 

Note: This course fulfills part of the requirements for the YogaFit 100-hour Ayurvedic Coaching Certificate.

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for WarriorKids (Childhood Trauma)

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for WarriorKids (Childhood Trauma)

With a focus on developmental trauma disorder, a new and vastly expanded tool for understanding early childhood trauma, this special therapeutically oriented workshop centers on the unique way a child’s nervous system and brain respond to traumatic events, including chronic emotional and physical abuse and neglect. We will address somatic gaps in current therapies available and the challenges inherent in treating children suffering from PTSD.  

Note: YogaFit for WarriorKids counts as an elective for either the 200-­hour or the 300-­hour training, but not both. This two-­day workshop also counts toward YogaFit’s 100-­hour and 140­-hour YogaFit for Warriors certification; the 100-­hour YogaFit for WarriorKids certification; and YogaFit’s 900­-hour YogaFit HealthCare certification.

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Yoga for Addiction and Recovery

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Yoga for Addiction and Recovery

Gain a deeper understanding of addiction and compulsive behavior in their many guises—drugs and alcohol, gambling, sex, overeating, shopping and exercise—through the yogic lens of “samskaras,” impressions or pathways carved into the mind by habitual behavior that make addictive patterns very difficult to break.

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit HealthCare 3: Designing the Protocol (formerly YogaTherapy 3)

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit HealthCare 3: Designing the Protocol (formerly YogaTherapy 3)

This two-­day workshop builds on Assessing the Physical Body and Examining the Subtle Body by discussing and demonstrating how to create a therapeutically ­oriented program for your clients based on modern applications of ancient tradition (yoga chikitsas) and current healthcare practices.  

YogaFit Healthcare I and II are strongly recommended prerequisites for this course. 

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Meditation and Mindfulness

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Meditation and Mindfulness

This one­-day transformational training uses a multilayered approach to mantra and chakra meditations to balance the nervous system and bring greater awareness to the mind and the body. An essential “Healer Heal Thyself” self­care tool for all yoga therapists, healthcare professionals, and yoga teachers to reflect, regroup, and be able to serve the needs of their clients and students effectively.

 

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Yin Yoga

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit Yin Yoga

YogaFit’s two day Yin Yoga training focuses on the other areas of our body often not considered in most yoga practices or fitness modalities. We are focused on the deeper tissues of our body: bones, joints, fascia and ligaments.  All of our tissues are important and need to be exercised so that we can achieve optimal health and vitality.  Throughout the training, we consistently work on surrendering to the pose, finding a sense of comfort through discomfort, learning to celebrate the stillness, while connecting with mindfulness.

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Holistic Yoga and Nutrition

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Holistic Yoga and Nutrition

Nutrition is the act of being nourished and the processes by which an animal or plant takes in and utilizes food substances. Holistic refers to the belief that you need to look at the whole, interconnected person. Therefore, holistic nutrition can be defined as is the process of taking food into the body and absorbing the nutrients in those foods based on the principle that everything is connected in some way. In this training we will explore nutrition in the content of the 8 limbs of yoga and create a greater understanding of Ayurvedic principles and western nutrition.  

In addition to the recommended book below, we also recommend this digital textbook. You are welcome to download the book or read it in your browser. 

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Sat 06/0408:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Sun 06/05/2022

Thai Energy 1

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Thai Energy 1

Thai yoga, a hands­-on therapeutic technique, combines acupressure, gentle rhythmic massage, deep stretching, and gentle twisting to create a deeply meditative healing experience. In this one­-day workshop, you’ll not only learn how to offer these techniques to your students and clients, but you’ll get to experience them yourself.

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Sun 06/0508:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis

Address

1500 Park Place Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55416

Room Rate

$131

Parking

Complimentary

Hotel Phone

952-542-8600

Reservations

To book a room at this special conference rate, click here or call 1-800-245-9190 and use code “YogaFit Training Systems-MBF" by May 10, 2022.

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Please note: The Wednesday trainings will run from 11 am to 8 pm; Trainings on Thursday through Sunday will run from 8 am to 6 pm. 

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What should I expect at a MBF Conference?

Mind Body Fitness Conferences are 5 days of trainings held in large cities all over the US and Canada.  Each day begins with a complimentary Master Class, led by one of our dynamic YogaFit Trainers.  Please check the individual conference for training start and end times.  Save your energy, because the fun continues each evening with different educational sessions/lectures. In the past, these sessions have included Essential Oils, Thai Massage, Neuroscience and Yoga lecture series, Make a Mala workshops, Business workshops, and more.  Each conference offers a variety of trainings for those attendees just starting out on their RYT 200 path through trainings for our Yoga Therapy Program.  YogaFit highly recommends attending Level 4 at a conference so that you can fully immerse yourself in this life-changing 4 days of learning and experiencing. Our conferences offer an opportunity to interact with our YogaFit Trainers, as well as members of our corporate staff.  Last, but not least, we have a merchandise boutique open throughout each conference, where you can pick up the latest music, books, clothes, etc.  Don't wait...register for an MBF Conference today!

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