Scottsdale, AZ July 2020 MBF Conference

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch is an oasis in the middle of the Arizona desert, with a giant pool and meticulously landscaped grounds of desert flowers and shrubs, palms and fragrant seasonal plantings. An ideal setting to engage in all things YogaFit. We’ve got something for every body, every level, and every interest. 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 Tracks (see specifics below).  We also have our newest one day training, YogaFit for Improved Pelvic Floor Performance. 

Specialty Tracks:   

YogaFit for Athletes: Level One, YogaFit for Personal Trainers

Wellness: YogaFit for the Heart

Active Adults:Level One, Seniors, YogaFit for the Heart

Ayurveda: Ayurveda I, Ayurveda II, Advanced Ayurveda

YogaFit Therapy: Healthcare II

Whatever you choose, you’ll leave with a renewed sense of focus and purpose. This is one of our favorite MBF Conference properties, and look forward to having you join us!

For more information about Scottsdale, please click here

 

Special note from the YogaFit team

Before making travel plans, please email mbf@yogafit.com to ensure the training you are registered for meets the minimum number of registered attendees.

Please note: All Trainees will need two yoga mats to create appropriate social distancing space. 

Schedule

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Wed 07/08/2020

Thu 07/09/2020

Fri 07/10/2020

Sat 07/11/2020

Sun 07/12/2020

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

This one‐day workshop offers ways to modify YogaFit classes to make them accessible to individuals over the age of 55, regardless of their fitness levels. You may take this workshop at any time that fits with your schedule, after completing Level One. 

Training Time:

Wed 07/0811:00 AM to 08:00 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.

 

 

Training Time:

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 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.

Training Time:

Thu 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for the Heart 1 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit for the Heart 1

Partnering with the American Heart Association, YogaFit presents this two­-day intensive, which demonstrates how to combine the latest cardiovascular research with Eastern holistic healing practices to develop a yoga program that promotes healthy cardiovascular function.

Training Time:

Thu 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for Personal Trainers 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
YogaFit for Personal Trainers

Designed to help personal trainers incorporate yoga into one-­on­-one sessions with their private clients, the one-­day training will teach you the most effective ways to create a well rounded mind/­body experience. Highly recommended for trainers who use yoga as their primary method of training as well as those who want to incorporate it into their fitness conditioning sessions.

Training Time:

Wed 07/0811:00 AM to 08:00 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.

Training Time:

Thu 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 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 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Positive Psychology 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Positive Psychology

Increase happiness levels for your clients, your students, and yourself, by integrating evidence­-based interventions into your classes, your therapy sessions, and your life. This two­-day intensive focuses on the core concepts of Positive Psychology and how these concepts complement and parallel the foundational concepts of yoga.  

Training Time:

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 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. 
 

Training Time:

Thu 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 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.

Training Time:

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for Improved Pelvic Floor Performance 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
YogaFit for Improved Pelvic Floor Performance

One in four women have pelvic floor issues by the age of 45. This workshop is designed for anyone who wishes to strengthen and improve their pelvic floor, as well as yoga teachers. This workshop combines practical take away tools as well as osteopathic and physiotherapeutic approaches, incorporating a Biopsychosocial Yoga approach. You will learn real techniques for Pelvic Floor Improvement. This is a one‐day workshop that will explore the common conditions that are experienced in the pelvic region, the factors that may contribute to the conditions, and how we solve our pelvic floor issues with yoga poses and breathwork. The result is improved pelvic floor function.

Note: YogaFit for Pelvic Floor Improvement fulfills a portion of the elective requirements necessary for completion of your YogaFit 200‐hour teacher training certification. You may take this program at any time that works for your schedule or if you want to gain a greater depth of understanding about the pelvic floor for your personal practice and or your students enhanced life experiences.

Training Time:

Wed 07/0811:00 AM to 08:00 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.

Training Time:

Thu 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 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 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit HealthCare 1: Assessing the Physical Body (formerly YogaTherapy 1) 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
YogaFit HealthCare 1: Assessing the Physical Body (formerly YogaTherapy 1)

This four-­day workshop introduces the therapeutic aspects of yoga as a healing modality, and presents ways in which you can assess (postural screening and assessment) and suggest (yoga postures for common conditions).

Note: YogaFit HealthCare 1 is the new name of Yoga Therapy 1. This module is part of the YogaFit HealthCare 900-hour program and can also be applied to your YogaFit 300‐hour teacher-training requirements.

Training Time:

Thu 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Wed 07/08/2020

YogaFit Seniors

11:00 AM - 08:00 PM

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YogaFit Seniors

This one‐day workshop offers ways to modify YogaFit classes to make them accessible to individuals over the age of 55, regardless of their fitness levels. You may take this workshop at any time that fits with your schedule, after completing Level One. 

Training Time:

Wed 07/0811:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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YogaFit for Personal Trainers

11:00 AM - 08:00 PM

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YogaFit for Personal Trainers

Designed to help personal trainers incorporate yoga into one-­on­-one sessions with their private clients, the one-­day training will teach you the most effective ways to create a well rounded mind/­body experience. Highly recommended for trainers who use yoga as their primary method of training as well as those who want to incorporate it into their fitness conditioning sessions.

Training Time:

Wed 07/0811:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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YogaFit for Improved Pelvic Floor Performance

11:00 AM - 08:00 PM

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YogaFit for Improved Pelvic Floor Performance

One in four women have pelvic floor issues by the age of 45. This workshop is designed for anyone who wishes to strengthen and improve their pelvic floor, as well as yoga teachers. This workshop combines practical take away tools as well as osteopathic and physiotherapeutic approaches, incorporating a Biopsychosocial Yoga approach. You will learn real techniques for Pelvic Floor Improvement. This is a one‐day workshop that will explore the common conditions that are experienced in the pelvic region, the factors that may contribute to the conditions, and how we solve our pelvic floor issues with yoga poses and breathwork. The result is improved pelvic floor function.

Note: YogaFit for Pelvic Floor Improvement fulfills a portion of the elective requirements necessary for completion of your YogaFit 200‐hour teacher training certification. You may take this program at any time that works for your schedule or if you want to gain a greater depth of understanding about the pelvic floor for your personal practice and or your students enhanced life experiences.

Training Time:

Wed 07/0811:00 AM to 08:00 PM

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Thu 07/09/2020

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.

Training Time:

Thu 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for the Heart 1

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit for the Heart 1

Partnering with the American Heart Association, YogaFit presents this two­-day intensive, which demonstrates how to combine the latest cardiovascular research with Eastern holistic healing practices to develop a yoga program that promotes healthy cardiovascular function.

Training Time:

Thu 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 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 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 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 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 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 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 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 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 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 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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YogaFit HealthCare 1: Assessing the Physical Body (formerly YogaTherapy 1)

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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YogaFit HealthCare 1: Assessing the Physical Body (formerly YogaTherapy 1)

This four-­day workshop introduces the therapeutic aspects of yoga as a healing modality, and presents ways in which you can assess (postural screening and assessment) and suggest (yoga postures for common conditions).

Note: YogaFit HealthCare 1 is the new name of Yoga Therapy 1. This module is part of the YogaFit HealthCare 900-hour program and can also be applied to your YogaFit 300‐hour teacher-training requirements.

Training Time:

Thu 07/0908:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Fri 07/1008:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Fri 07/10/2020

Sat 07/11/2020

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 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Positive Psychology

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Positive Psychology

Increase happiness levels for your clients, your students, and yourself, by integrating evidence­-based interventions into your classes, your therapy sessions, and your life. This two­-day intensive focuses on the core concepts of Positive Psychology and how these concepts complement and parallel the foundational concepts of yoga.  

Training Time:

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 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.

Training Time:

Sat 07/1108:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Sun 07/1208:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Sun 07/12/2020

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Location

The Scottsdale Resort

Address

7700 East McCormick Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Room Rate

$109, plus $5 resort fee and taxes

Parking

Complimentary

Hotel Phone

800-540-0727

Reservations

To book a room at this special conference rate, click here or call 1-800-540-0727 and use code “YogaFit Mind Body Fitness Conference” by June 16, 2020.

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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.  Trainings run from 11 am to 8 pm on Wednesdays and 8 am to 6 pm Thursday through Sunday.  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!