Minneapolis, MN June 2023 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 17th year in Minneapolis! With a large variety of trainings 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.

Schedule

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Wed 05/31/2023

Thu 06/01/2023

Fri 06/02/2023

Sat 06/03/2023

Sun 06/04/2023

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 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0208:00 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 06/0308:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 06/0408:00 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 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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

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

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

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YogaFit HealthCare 2: Examining the Subtle Body (formerly YogaTherapy 2) 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit HealthCare 2: Examining the Subtle Body (formerly YogaTherapy 2)

By introducing the ancient therapeutic practices of classic yoga and exploring cutting-edge scientific research that supports them, this four­-day workshop presents the concept of subtle body anatomy and demonstrates how modern­-day yoga practice can be a vehicle for optimal health and well being.

Note: This module is part of YogaFit’s 900‐hour HealthCare program and can be applied to your 300‐hour teacher training requirements; it can be taken prior to YogaFit HealthCare: Assessing the Physical Body.

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Thu 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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

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

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

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

Ayurveda I offered a strong overview of this ancient holistic self­care practice, often called the sister science of yoga. Ayurveda II provided an opportunity to enjoy practices that enhance your own well being. In this four-­day intensive, which employs a practical, hands-­on learning style, you’ll receive the tools you need to directly apply the theory and principles of Ayurveda to everyday life to better serve you, those you love, and those you coach.

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

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Thu 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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

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

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

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Recovery Coaching Essentials 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Recovery Coaching Essentials

In these times of great change and uncertainty, the need for people who are able to provide support, healing, and empowerment is on the rise. Many feel lost and alone as they are attempting to create healthier lifestyles without the crutch of unhelpful numbing agents. In our role as yoga teachers, we have the ability to guide others as they create a place of safety, calm, and stability within themselves. This Yoga Teacher Training combines effective coaching skills along with the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda and the modern science of habit change in order to empower clients in their own journey of navigating recovery from unhealthy and unhelpful patterns. 

This training is part of the Mind Body Recovery Coaching 100 hour Specialty Track

*Please note: Recovery Coaching Essentials is Yoga Teacher Training focused on integrating coaching skills into our yoga classes and sessions. It is NOT a certification in coaching.  

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Thu 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 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.

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

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

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Yoga for Fit and Focused Kids 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Yoga for Fit and Focused Kids

Research has confirmed what yoga teachers already know: bringing yoga into the schools can reduce anxiety and stress, enhance focus and self-regulation, and promote compassion in young children and teenagers. This two-day intensive training will give you the tools you need to become part of this exciting, and burgeoning field of classroom yoga. 

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

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

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

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

This two‐day interactive module explores the musculoskeletal anatomy and biomechanics you need to know in order to safely and effectively teach hatha yoga classes. You may take this workshop at any time that fits with your schedule.

Training Time:

Thu 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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

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Wed 05/31/2023

Thu 06/01/2023

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.

Training Time:

Thu 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 06/0208:00 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 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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

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

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

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YogaFit HealthCare 2: Examining the Subtle Body (formerly YogaTherapy 2)

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit HealthCare 2: Examining the Subtle Body (formerly YogaTherapy 2)

By introducing the ancient therapeutic practices of classic yoga and exploring cutting-edge scientific research that supports them, this four­-day workshop presents the concept of subtle body anatomy and demonstrates how modern­-day yoga practice can be a vehicle for optimal health and well being.

Note: This module is part of YogaFit’s 900‐hour HealthCare program and can be applied to your 300‐hour teacher training requirements; it can be taken prior to YogaFit HealthCare: Assessing the Physical Body.

Training Time:

Thu 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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

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

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

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Advanced Ayurveda

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Advanced Ayurveda

Ayurveda I offered a strong overview of this ancient holistic self­care practice, often called the sister science of yoga. Ayurveda II provided an opportunity to enjoy practices that enhance your own well being. In this four-­day intensive, which employs a practical, hands-­on learning style, you’ll receive the tools you need to directly apply the theory and principles of Ayurveda to everyday life to better serve you, those you love, and those you coach.

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

Training Time:

Thu 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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

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

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

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Recovery Coaching Essentials

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Recovery Coaching Essentials

In these times of great change and uncertainty, the need for people who are able to provide support, healing, and empowerment is on the rise. Many feel lost and alone as they are attempting to create healthier lifestyles without the crutch of unhelpful numbing agents. In our role as yoga teachers, we have the ability to guide others as they create a place of safety, calm, and stability within themselves. This Yoga Teacher Training combines effective coaching skills along with the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda and the modern science of habit change in order to empower clients in their own journey of navigating recovery from unhealthy and unhelpful patterns. 

This training is part of the Mind Body Recovery Coaching 100 hour Specialty Track

*Please note: Recovery Coaching Essentials is Yoga Teacher Training focused on integrating coaching skills into our yoga classes and sessions. It is NOT a certification in coaching.  

Training Time:

Thu 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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

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Anatomy and Alignment

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Anatomy and Alignment

This two‐day interactive module explores the musculoskeletal anatomy and biomechanics you need to know in order to safely and effectively teach hatha yoga classes. You may take this workshop at any time that fits with your schedule.

Training Time:

Thu 06/0108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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

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Fri 06/02/2023

Sat 06/03/2023

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.

 

 

Training Time:

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

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

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Sound and Mantra Healing

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

InfoAdd
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:

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

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

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Yoga for Fit and Focused Kids

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

InfoAdd
Yoga for Fit and Focused Kids

Research has confirmed what yoga teachers already know: bringing yoga into the schools can reduce anxiety and stress, enhance focus and self-regulation, and promote compassion in young children and teenagers. This two-day intensive training will give you the tools you need to become part of this exciting, and burgeoning field of classroom yoga. 

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

Training Time:

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

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

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Sun 06/04/2023

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Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis

Address

1500 Park Place Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55416

Room Rate

$131 + tax

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, 2023.

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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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