Chicago – 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training Program
  • Location
    Yoga Six Gold Coast
  • Contact
    To learn more about Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Six, contact us.
  • Tuition
    • Early Bird Price - $2750, by January 8, 2018
    • Regular Price - $3000, by January 22, 2018
    • Student, Senior, Active Duty Military Price - $2800, by February 8, 2018

*Tuition includes 3 months of unlimited yoga at all Y6 locations beginning the first day of training.
*In addition students are required to take 27 yoga classes and assist 10 classes throughout the program.


FACULTY

Yoga Six's 200-Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training program was created by Katie Brauer and Danny Arguetty. In their combined 25+ years of experience in yoga practice, instruction and training, Katie and Danny have led multiple 200 and 500-hour trainings, and mentored countless teachers and students. Each training is led by faculty members with advanced training in anatomy and physiology, meditation, the business of yoga, and the yoga of sound. 

 

Alece Demaray

Jenny Kaufman

Angie Starz, E-RYT 500

Anna Argeropoulos

Schedule Overview

Yoga teacher training is a dynamic and interactive experience. We'll do our best to stick to the below schedule but may move training topics from one day to another based on the needs of the group. 

Session 1
February 8
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Welcome – The Journey Begins
February 9
Friday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
History of Yoga & Philosophy
February 10
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Maps of Yoga
February 11
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Pranayama & Posture Clinic
Session 2
February 16
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Philosophy & Living Yoga
February 17
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Teaching Methodology
February 18
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Posture Clinic
Session 3
March 2
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Art of Assissting
March 3
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Posture Clinic
March 4
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Practice Teach 1
Session 4
March 16
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Teaching Skills in Action
March 17
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Anatomy Part 1
March 18
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Anatomy Part 2
Session 5
March 23
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Meditation Technqiues
March 24
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Posture Clinic
March 25
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Practice Teach 2
Session 6
April 13
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sequencing Methodology
April 14
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Posture Clinic
April 15
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Integration/Practice Teach Prep
Session 7
April 20
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Intro to the Chakras
April 21
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Posture Clinic
April 22
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Posture Clinic
Session 8
April 26
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Teaching Skills and Prep
April 27
Friday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Practice Teach 3
April 28
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Ethics & the Business of Yoga
April 29
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Final Wrap Up & Celebration

Get Stronger and Go Further

Yoga teacher training is for curious students and future teachers. Our 200-hour program takes you on an experiential journey into the art and science of yoga.

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Lincoln Park

WELCOME TO YOGA SIX STUDIO LINCOLN PARK

Yoga Six Lincoln Park is centrally located on the corner of Clybourn and Southport between the DePaul University campus and the Chicago River. Historic and vibrant, Lincoln Park is known for eclectic cafes, peaceful parks, and its iconic views of the Chicago skyline. Enter the studio under the orange Yoga Six awning and walk upstairs where you’ll find us on the 2nd floor..

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Start Your First Week at Yoga Six

Everything you love to do benefits from the increased strength, endurance and flexibility you develop in yoga. Visit a studio near you and start your first week at Yoga Six. The first 7 days of unlimited classes and all-studio access is just $20.

New students only. Online sign up not required.

 

Get started

Yoga & Fitness Memberships

To get the most from your Lincoln Park yoga studios, sign up for any of our Yoga Six Membership options. Our Limited, Monthly and Annual selections offer you discounted rates on classes. Our Monthly and Annual memberships also provide added benefits like unlimited classes, discounts on retail purchases and workshops, plus free access to BUILD & IGNITE Workshops to improve your practice.

For additional value, upgrade to a Platinum membership. This level provides all the regular benefits of a Monthly or Annual membership, along with unlimited companion passes, extra discounts on retail and workshops, and complimentary mat and towel service with a free bottle of water per visit.

Limited membership is available in 5-Class and 10-Class Cards to reduce your cost per class. Additionally, Yoga Six Lincoln Park offers a 15% discount to full-time students, active military personnel and seniors (65+). Consider memberships at our yoga studios in Lincoln Park to get the most from your Yoga Six experience.

 

Yoga Six Memberships


Yoga Classes & Schedule

Yoga Six Lincoln Park offers a range of yoga classes ideal for a variety of different fitness levels. This allows you to choose the classes that fit your schedule and your desired body benefits for a workout that works for you. Beginning students benefit from our Deep Stretch and Flow classes, which allow you to acclimate your body to yoga. Students looking to build strength and flexibility will benefit from the sequences in Hot Yoga and Vinyasa classes. Experienced yogis can challenge their endurance and coordination with a Power Yoga class. We also offer some special classes at our yoga studios in Lincoln Park, including a donation-based meditation class. Watch our schedule for other unique classes here.

In addition, students interested in a non-yoga workout at our Lincoln Park yoga studios might want to check out the Boot Camp classes. Boot Camp is an intense cross-training workout that builds strength and agility using the principals of high intensity interval training. You’ll use dumbbells, bands and bodyweight exercises in each class to increase muscle mass and endurance. If you’re looking to amp up your workouts, consider adding our Boot Camp classes into your weekly schedule.

 

Class Schedule


Yoga Workshops and Events

Yoga Six Lincoln Park offers workshops and events to give you access to distinctive opportunities to broaden your education and continue to grow your practice. Workshops allow for focused time to learn things like how to inject your practice with softness, work on releasing the hips, work on counteracting your seated life and more. We also offer in house teacher trainings for our teachers. Our events vary, so be sure to check our Workshop and Event Calendar to see what we’re offering at our yoga studio Lincoln Park, Chicago.

 

Events & Workshops


Meet Our Lincoln Park Yoga Instructors

We have a variety of talented instructors teaching at our yoga studios in Lincoln Park. Each teacher is Yoga Alliance registered and holds a minimum certification of 200 teacher training hours. Our instructors come from wonderfully diverse backgrounds, each coming to yoga for different reasons. Whether they started yoga a few years ago and fell in love, or have practiced religiously for a decade, each teacher brings distinctive talents to the classes they teach. Check the Yoga Six Lincoln Park class schedule to discover more about our instructors and the gifts they bring. Tori Washington, our Studio Manager trained in Reiki and yoga, is happy to answer any questions you may have.

 

Instructors


Studio & Amenities

We fully believe in the super powers of yoga. Having a great place to practice makes it even better. Our studios are light and bright with a decidedly clean and modern aesthetic.

Kara Pluth

Stop in for a class with Kara!

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FAQ’s

We’re located on North Southport Ave. in Suite 200. You’ll find free parking on the street!

You bet! We offer fully stocked showers and locker rooms for your convenience and comfort before and after class.

Absolutely. We offer mat and towel service at Yoga Six Lincoln Park. A Manduka PROlite Yoga Mat, Manduka eQua Yoga Towel or a Bath towel is $3 per visit, while a hand towel is $1 per visit. As always, Platinum memberships receive complimentary mat and towel service.

Yes! Enjoy our lounge with some friends or alone for some quiet time all to yourself.

We carry the latest trends in activewear at our Lincoln Park yoga studio as well as yoga equipment for an ideal practice. Buy before or after class, or come in anytime to buy what you need.

Gold Coast

WELCOME TO YOGA SIX GOLD COAST

Located just a few blocks from Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile and Rush Street Triangle, Yoga Six Gold Coast is a quiet sanctuary above the bustling intersection of Division and State Street. Enter the studio from the State Street side of the building, take a breath, and head upstairs—the next 60 minutes is all yours. During the summer you'll find us relaxing at Whispers Park after class, or soaking in the sun at North Avenue Beach. Our favorite places to grab an indulgent bite after Gold Coast yoga classes? Head to RA Sushi Bar or Lou Malnati’s just down State Street after W. Elm Street.

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Start Your First Week at Yoga Six

Everything you love to do benefits from the increased strength, endurance and flexibility you develop in yoga. Visit a studio near you and start your first week at Yoga Six. The first 7 days of unlimited classes and all-studio access is just $20.

New students only. Online sign up not required.

 

Get started

Yoga & Fitness Memberships

Our Yoga Six Membership options help you get the best value from Yoga Six Gold Coast. Monthly, Annual and Limited membership options all offer discounted rates on classes. Annual and Monthly members also enjoy unlimited classes, discounts on retail purchases and workshops, plus free BUILD & IGNITE Workshops.

Upgrade to Platinum for the ultimate membership. You’ll get the same benefits as a Monthly or Annual membership, as well as unlimited companion passes, higher discounts on retail and workshops, and complimentary mat and towel service with a free bottle of water per visit.

Limited membership with 5-Class and 10-Class Cards helps you decrease your cost per class. Our yoga studio Gold Coast, Chicago, also gives a 15% discount to full-time students, active military personnel and seniors (65+) with ID. Get the most out of your studio experience with Yoga Six memberships.

 

Yoga Six Memberships


Yoga Classes & Schedule

Yoga Six Gold Coast, Chicago, provides an excellent selection of yoga classes created to help you achieve your desired body benefits through consistent practice. The classes in our three practice rooms accommodate your fitness level and offer benefits that grow with you. Beginning students can learn the basics and work on flexibility in our Deep Stretch classes, while students with more yoga experience can attend Flow and Hot Yoga classes to help improve strength and coordination. More advanced students can challenge their endurance with a Power Yoga class.

This studio also offers a donation-based meditation class that any student can benefit from.

Our Gold Coast yoga studios also offer Boot Camp classes for a diverse workout experience. Boot Camp is not yoga, but rather an intense cross-training workout. Using the principals of high intensity interval training, these classes use dumbbells, bands and bodyweight exercises to increase endurance and muscle mass. If you want to build strength and agility in new ways, try our Boot Camp classes at Yoga Six Gold Coast.

 

Class Schedule


Yoga Workshops and Events

At our yoga studios Gold Coast, we host in-house teacher trainings, workshops and other events to offer you the chance to benefit from intensive instruction in one area. Workshops provide special opportunities to improve the depth of your practice by learning more about the Chakra System, exploring meditation or even taking classes in the Willis Tower Skydeck. Check our Workshop and Event Calendar every month to find out what we’re offering at Yoga Six Gold Coast, Chicago.

 

Events & Workshops


Meet Our Gold Coast Yoga Instructors

We are delighted to say that the talented instructors teaching Gold Coast yoga classes at Yoga Six hold a minimum certification of 200 teacher training hours, in addition to being Yoga Alliance registered. Our teachers bring rich experiences to your classes, meaning each teacher’s class is slightly unique. Check the Yoga Six Gold Coast class schedule to discover more about the diverse instructors teaching your classes and the talents they bring to our studio. Should you have any questions, our Studio Manager Tori Washington looks forward to helping you!

 

Instructors


Studio & Amenities

We fully believe in the super powers of yoga. Having a great place to practice makes it even better. Our studios are light and bright with a decidedly clean and modern aesthetic.

Alece Demaray

Meet Alece. Her enthusiasm is contagious - on and off the mat. Her laugh is hearty and will light you up!

CONTACT ALECE

Find a Class

Get stronger. Increase flexibility. Reduce stress. Our classes are designed with specific goals in mind.

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Find Another Studio

Your Yoga Six membership travels with you. Practice at any of our 13 studios nationwide.

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FAQ’s

We’re located on North State Street, where you’ll find hourly street parking. Street parking is also available on nearby West Elm Street and East Division Street.

Absolutely! We have fully stocked locker rooms and showers for your convenience and comfort.

You can! A Manduka PROlite Yoga Mat, Manduka eQua Yoga Towel or a Bath towel is $3 per visit, or a hand towel is only $1 per visit. Platinum memberships always receive complimentary mat and towel service.

Not at all. Stay a while and relax in our lounge or peruse the boutique.

Yoga Six Gold Coast’s retail boutique carries the latest trends in activewear and yoga equipment for your practice. Buy before or after class, or come in anytime to get what you need.

South Loop

WELCOME TO YOGA SIX SOUTH LOOP

Located in the heart of Chicago’s sophisticated South Loop between South Wells Street and South Delano Court, The Shops at Roosevelt Collection is a destination shopping center. You'll find Yoga Six South Loop on the 2nd Floor of the southwest corner of building. This shopping center is home to a variety of great retailers and restaurants, including Chop, Bridgeport Coffee, Fleet Feet and Victoria's Secret. Enjoy both city and park views as you practice at Yoga Six South Loop, Chicago, then wander down the street to fuel up at Whole Foods.

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Start Your First Week at Yoga Six

Everything you love to do benefits from the increased strength, endurance and flexibility you develop in yoga. Visit a studio near you and start your first week at Yoga Six. The first 7 days of unlimited classes and all-studio access is just $20.

New students only. Online sign up not required.

 

Get started

Yoga & Fitness Membership Options

Yoga Six South Loop offers all of our Yoga Six Membership options so you get the maximum value from our South Loop studio. Limited, Monthly and Annual members pay less per class. Annual and Monthly members receive unlimited classes and discounts on retail purchases and workshops, in addition to free BUILD & IGNITE Workshops.

Upgrade your membership to Platinum and you’ll receive the same benefits as a Monthly or Annual member, plus unlimited companion passes, higher discounts on retail and workshops, and complimentary mat and towel service with one free bottle of water per visit.

Limited membership is available in 5-Class and 10-Class Cards for a reduced cost per class. Yoga Six South Loop, Chicago, also gives a 15% discount to active military personnel, full-time students and seniors (65+) with ID. Memberships allow you to enjoy the best of the studio experience at Yoga Six.

 

Yoga Six Memberships


Yoga Classes & Schedule

Yoga Six South Loop facilitates your schedule and your fitness goals with a great selection of yoga classes for all levels in our two practice rooms. Created to help you achieve the body benefits you’re working toward in your practice, we have classes for beginners and expert yogis. Beginning students can ease into practice with our Deep Stretch classes or a donation-based Guided Meditation class. Students who’ve done yoga before can improve their coordination and strength in Flow and Hot Yoga classes. Students with more experience can work on endurance and focus with challenging Vinyasa and Power Yoga classes. This yoga studio at South Loop also offers unique classes like AcroYoga group/partner yoga and Heated Vinyasa Flow for advanced yogis.

Students who want to add something new to their exercise routine can try the Boot Camp classes. Boot Camp builds strength, endurance and agility using dumbbells, bands and bodyweight exercises to increase power and muscle mass. This challenging cross-training workout uses the principals of high intensity interval training, making it an intense and effective workout that delivers results.

 

Class Schedule


Yoga Workshops & Events

We host many different events in our South Loop yoga studios, from in house teacher trainings to specialized workshops. These events allow you to receive specialized instruction on one topic to grow and deepen your regular practice. Workshops provide unique opportunities to do things like explore Thai massage, enjoy a half-day Relaxapalooza workshop, practice yoga atop Willis Tower Skydeck or take a yoga class on the brew deck of local brewery, followed by a beer tasting (of course …). There are many exciting offerings, so be sure to check our Workshop and Event Calendar regularly to see what’s happening at Yoga Six South Loop, Chicago.

 

Events & Workshops


Meet Our South Loop Yoga Instructors

Whether they are acrobats, former dancers or metal sculptures, our instructors have a diverse range of talents to share with you. All of our wonderful teachers at Yoga Six South Loop hold a minimum certification of 200 teacher training hours, as well as being Yoga Alliance registered. Our instructors’ rich backgrounds color your classes, so each teacher’s class is slightly unique. Check the Yoga Six South Loop, Chicago, class schedule to discover more about the instructors teaching your classes. If you have any questions, our Studio Manager Jenna Reddington can help, including a reminder to us all to get out of our heads and onto our mats!

 

Instructors


Studio & Amenities

We fully believe in the super powers of yoga. Having a great place to practice makes it even better. Our studios are light and bright with a decidedly clean and modern aesthetic.

Jenna Reddington

Studio Manager Jenna's mantra, "out of my head, onto my mat," is one we can all benefit from.

Contact Jenna

Find a Class

Get stronger. Increase flexibility. Reduce stress. Our classes are designed with specific goals in mind.

View Classes

Find Another Studio

Your Yoga Six membership travels with you. Practice at any of our 13 studios nationwide.

VIEW OTHER STUDIOS

FAQ’s

We’re located in The Shops at Roosevelt Collection in the South Loop, which offers 90 minutes free parking in the parking garage on the Plaza. Enter from Roosevelt Road or Wells Street and don’t forget to get in-store validation!

Absolutely. We have fully stocked locker rooms and showers for your convenience and comfort. Yoga, rinse, repeat!

No problem! A Manduka PROlite Yoga Mat, Manduka eQua Yoga Towel or a Bath towel is $3 per visit, or a hand towel is $1 per visit. Mat and towel service are always complimentary with Platinum memberships.

Of course! If you have a little extra time, enjoy our lounge or shop our boutique.

Yoga Six South Loop carries the latest trends in active wear and Manduka mats and towels for your practice. Purchase before or after class, or come by anytime for whatever you need!

Yoga Instructor

Yoga Six is looking for dedicated teachers that want to grow and take their teaching to the next level, are open to being coached, and have the desire to join an amazing team that is changing lives. We are seeking outgoing, engaging team members who thrive in a community environment and are committed to our core values of truth, connection, quality, safety, passion, and growth.

Yoga Six studios offer traditionally inspired hot, set-sequence flows, vinyasa yoga, specialty yoga classes, and fitness classes – at a variety of levels. Team members enjoy wide range benefits in addition to their compensation including: extensive training, ongoing career development, a complimentary membership, discounted Yoga Teacher Training, access to specialty workshops, seasonal programs and much more! This is an independent contractor position that reports to the Studio Manager and works closely with the Lead Teacher.

In order to provide our students with the best class experience we only hire the best teachers. To find the best teachers, we ask for a strong commitment during the auditioning/hiring process. This ensures that all of our teachers meet the Yoga Six standards, and every student has a personalized, consistent, world class experience, from your very first class. If you are committed to supporting students in living an empowered life now, and are willing to grow as a teacher, we want to meet you!

Yoga Six Teacher Hiring Process
  • Complete application process below
  • Teachers who meet our initial standards will be contacted to schedule a preliminary audition
  • Selected teachers are required to attend the New Teacher Training Immersion and Development Program
  • Upon completion of the required training, qualified teachers are placed into the studio teacher pool. Please Note: Completion of this process does not guarantee a teaching position with Yoga Six
Instructor Responsibilities
  • Arrive to class 15 minutes prior to class start time
  • Create a class experience that shows your personality and skills while adhering to the Yoga Six standards
  • Create a personal connection with each student • Set up class room appropriately: Props, Mat Spacing, Music, Lighting
  • Provide top notch class instruction that is consistent with the class format and Y6 teaching methodology
  • Follow up with students after class
  • Clean studio space
Position Requirements
  • Outgoing personality with a strong desire to provide great client service
  • Genuine ability to connect with complete strangers on a personal level
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach a safe, fun, and creative class with a genuine interest in student success
  • Minimum 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certification / Group Fitness Certification
  • 1+ years teaching experience and actively teaching
  • Current Liability Insurance and CPR Certification
  • Be willing and available to teach a minimum of 8 classes per week
  • Commit to a minimum 6 month Independent Contractor Agreement
  • Have a strong desire to grow and the ability to take on and integrate feedback
Application Process
  • To apply for a teaching position email the following documents to info@yogasix.com and follow the instructions below regarding the subject line, resume file name, and body of your email.
  • Email Subject = Teacher + Location. For example, if you want to teach in the San Diego area put “Teacher Position – San Diego” in the subject line of your email.
  • Resume File Name = Location + Your Full Name. For example, if your name is Amy Smith and you want to teach in San Diego your resume file name is “San Diego – Amy Smith.”
  • Include your full name, telephone number, days and times you are available to teach, and the answers to questions 4-6 in the BODY of your email.
  • What is the one word your friends would use to describe you, and why?
  • What company has given you the best customer service you have ever experienced, and why do you remember it?
  • What is 72 times 53?
Client Advisor

From greeting and checking-in clients, to monitoring practice room temperatures and relaying the benefits of yoga to a student who has never practiced before, our Student Advisors play a key role in the successful operation of the studio. The Student Advisor reports to the Studio Manager and Assistant Manager. Position requirements include but are not limited to the following:

Create a Unique Client Experience

  • Establish a first name relationships with every new and existing client.
  • Develop a true connection with clients by understanding their yoga, fitness experience, injuries, special needs and what their goals are.
  • Help clients develop a wellness plan that suits their needs.
  • Tour potential clients through our studio and educated them on our unique offerings.
  • Follow up with clients after classes on their experience to better understand their needs.
  • Encourage each client along their journey and keep them informed on offerings that may fit their needs.

Become an Expert on All Things Y6: The Yoga Program, Studio Amenities & Membership

  • Understand the differences between each class and know which class types are best for each client based on client needs and goals.
  • Review class schedules on a weekly basis to understand when classes are offered and who is teaching.
  • Research and clearly understand all supplemental programming Yoga Six offers (teacher training, workshops, special classes, wellness education, etc.)
  • Develop relationships with teachers and take their classes to become personally familiar with their teaching style and expertise. Refer clients to teachers based on client needs and personality.
  • Familiarize yourself with the retail offering.
  • Become a membership expert. Know the various membership options, benefits, discounts, and special promotions.

Maintain a Safe, Clean & Inviting Environment

  • Guide students to class times, types and teachers that fit their needs.
  • Keep practice rooms, common areas, and locker room impeccably clean at all times.
  • Manage the practice room heating and humidity systems.
  • Select music that provides the appropriate energy for the studio based on time of day.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate has a High School diploma or GED, and 1+ years of customer service, retail or sales experience. He or she has an outgoing personality with a strong desire to provide great client service, as well as a passion for yoga, fitness, health, and wellness. Strong communication and organizational skills, and is willing to learn, grow, and take on feedback are a must. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Arrive at the studio and be ready to work at the designated time.
  • Develop expert level understanding of the POS System (Mind Body Online) and input all information accurately.
  • Identify sales opportunities and business trends.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the local competition.
  • Proactively solve problems, share solutions and support other team members.
  • Have basic knowledge of computer systems.

Application Process

To apply for a Student Advisor role email your resume to careers@yogasix.com and follow the instructions below regarding the subject line, resume file name, and body of your email.

  1. Email Subject = Job Title + Studio Location. For example, if you’d like to work as a Student Advisor in 4S Ranch studio put “Student Advisor – 4S Ranch” in the subject line of your email.
  2. Resume File Name = Job Title + Your Full Name. For example, if your name is Amy Smith and you want to be a Student Advisor your resume file name is “Student Advisor – Amy Smith.”
  3. Include your full name, telephone number, the hours your are available to work each day, and the answers to questions 4-8 in the BODY of your email.
  4. What is the one word your friends would use to describe you, and why?
  5. What company has given you the best customer service you have ever experienced, and why do you remember it?
  6. If you were given $1,000,000, what would you do with it?
  7. What is 72 times 53?
  8. Please take 30 minutes to complete this personality assessment. Include your 4 letter personality type in the body of your email.