Leawood – 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training Program
  • Location
    Yoga Six Leawood
  • Contact
    For more information about Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Six, contact us.
  • Tuition
    • Early Bird Price - $2250, by January 15, 2018
    • Regular Price - $2500, by February 15, 2018
    • Student Price - $2300, by February 15, 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. 

 

Jessica Schifman

Brad Elpers

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 15
Thursday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Welcome – The Journey Begins
February 16
Friday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
History of Yoga & Philosophy
February 17
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Maps of Yoga
February 18
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Pranayama & Posture Clinic
Session 2
February 23
Friday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Philosophy & Living Yoga
February 24
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Teaching Methodology
February 25
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Posture Clinic
Session 3
March 2
Friday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Art of Assisting
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 23
Friday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Teaching Skills in Action
March 24
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Anatomy Part 1
March 25
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Anatomy Part 2
Session 5
March 30
Friday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Meditation Techniques
March 31
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Posture Clinic
April 1
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Practice Teach 2
Session 6
April 13
Friday
5:00 PM - 8:30 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
5:00 PM - 8:30 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
5:00 PM - 8:30 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 in Kansas City

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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Leawood

YOGA SIX STUDIO LEAWOOD

You’ll find that Yoga Six studios are often located in neighborhoods with great amenities, and our Leawood yoga studio is no exception. Town Center Plaza has all the essentials for your athletic pursuits - delicious food, good shopping and an active fitness community. Our yoga studio in Leawood is conveniently located just off Roe Avenue near W. 119th Street, and offers 50+ classes per week. With fully stocked showers and locker rooms that allow you to leave the studio just as you came in, we make it easy for you to do what you need to do and be consistent with your practice.

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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.

 

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Yoga & Fitness Membership Options

To get the most from your Leawood yoga studio, sign up for any of our Yoga Six Membership options. Our Limited, Monthly and Annual selections offer discounted rates on classes. Monthly and Annual memberships also provide unlimited classes, discounts on retail purchases and workshops, plus free access to BUILD & IGNITE Workshops to improve your practice. For the best value, upgrade to a Platinum membership, which 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 offered in 5-Class and 10-Class Cards to reduce the price per class. Additionally, Yoga Six Leawood offers a 15% discount to full-time students, active military personnel and seniors (65+). Consider memberships at our yoga studio in Leawood to get the most from your Yoga Six experience.

 

Memberships


Yoga Classes & Schedule

Yoga Six Leawood offers a full assortment of yoga classes that serve a broad range of different fitness levels so you can find a workout that works for your life. You can choose the classes that fit within your schedule and will help you achieve your desired body benefits. Beginning students benefit from our Deep Stretch and Flow classes, which allow you to acclimate your body to the movements of yoga. Students looking to build strength and flexibility benefit from the sequences and focus required in Hot Yoga and Vinyasa classes. Experienced yogis can challenge their endurance and coordination with a heated Power Yoga class. Watch our class schedule to find out when we offer the classes you’re interested in at our yoga studio in Leawood.

Students looking for a challenging, non-yoga workout at our Leawood yoga studio should check out the Boot Camp classes we offer. Boot Camp is an intense cross-training workout created to build strength and agility. This class uses the principals of high intensity interval training and moves through using dumbbells, bands and bodyweight exercises to increase muscle mass and endurance. If you’re looking to step up your workouts and test your tenacity, consider adding our Boot Camp classes into your weekly schedule.

 

Class Schedule


Yoga Workshops and Events

Yoga Six Leawood offers workshops and events, as well as in-house teacher trainings, to give you and our teachers access to unique opportunities. These workshops allow you to broaden your education and deepen your practice, for a well-rounded fitness experience. Workshops allow for focused time to learn things like how to connect to your yoga space through Feng Shui, strengthen your handstands, gain confidence as a new yogi and more. Our in-house teacher trainings cover things like sequencing to help our instructors with continuing education. Our events vary each month, so be sure to check our Workshop and Event Calendar to see what we’re offering at our yoga studio in Leawood.

 

Events & Workshops


Meet Our Leawood Yoga Instructors

We have talented instructorsteaching at our yoga studio in Leawood. Each of our teachers holds a minimum certification of 200 teacher-training hours with a Yoga Alliance approved program, so you can trust their expertise. Our instructors come from wonderfully diverse backgrounds, each coming to yoga for different reasons. Whether they found yoga a few years ago and fell in love, or have practiced consistently for a decade after healing from an injury, each teacher brings distinctive gifts to the classes they teach. Check the Yoga Six Leawood class schedule to discover more about our instructors’ unique backgrounds. Brad Elpers, our Studio Manager, will be 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.

Brad Elpers

Brad loves practicing yoga as much as teaching. You’ll love the space he holds. Join him for his next class!

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FAQ's

Yoga Six Leawood is conveniently located just off Roe Avenue near W. 119th Street in Town Center Plaza. You’ll find tons of free parking in the lot right outside our front door!

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

Of course. A Manduka PROlite Yoga Mat, Manduka eQua Yoga Towel or a Bath towel is $3 per visit, and a hand towel is $1 per visit. Mat and towel service are complimentary with Platinum memberships.

Absolutely! Spend time in our lounge or peruse our boutique before or after class.

Our yoga studios in Leawood carry the latest trends in activewear, as well as Manduka mats and towels and other gear for your fitness practice. Grab what you need any time!

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.