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2015 Teacher Training Schedule – Both 200 & 300 Hour Teacher Training is FULL!

Andrea and Bryan, your VariYoga Team


Space is limited so contact us right away if you are interested in joining us.
Call 479-521-9642 or e-mail us

300 Hour Teacher Training is for those who already have their 200 hour certification*, and wish to pursue the 500 hour level training to obtain their RYT500 registration with the Yoga Alliance.
*No matter where you received your initial 200 hour training, as long as it was with a school registered with the Yoga Alliance, your initial 200 hours count toward the 500 hour level.

Program costs are at the bottom of the page.

Certification in the VariYoga Style

Taught by Andrea Fournet E-RYT500 and
Bryan Fowler E-RYT500,
and other AYC approved teachers.

These programs are registered with the Yoga Alliance and meet their standards for a
300 hour yoga teacher training certification.

Andrea and Bryan in Teacher Training

The 300 hour track includes:

Exploration of the deeper teachings of yoga therapy, chanting and meditation, Sanskrit and stories of the asanas, nutrition module, workshops with visiting teachers, observation and teaching, VariYoga sequences, yoga nidra, chakras, koshas, subtle body energy, and pranayama practice. Even if you don’t have any previous experience with VariYoga, by the end of the series you will have a working understanding of how to practice and teach the VariYoga sequences. Come enhance your education with us! 

Those not seeking certification are welcome to join in the magic of the VariYoga Training without the test or the practicum sessions!

Contact AYC for registration information
1949 Green Acres Rd. in Fayetteville
Program costs at bottom of page

AYC has been a registered school with the Yoga Alliance since 2001.  All sessions to be held at AYC unless otherwise indicated. Check out the photos from our previous Teacher Training Intensive Weekends. See them on our Gallery Page.

New!-VariYoga Teacher Trainee Interviews (Vol 6)

Watch the Teacher Trainee Interviews (Vol 5)

Watch the Teacher Trainee Interviews (Vol 4)

300 Hour Training Schedule

Taught by Andrea Fournet E-RYT500 and
Bryan Fowler E-RYT500, and other AYC approved teachers.
Together, Andrea and Bryan have over 35 years teaching experience.

This program is registered with the Yoga Alliance and meets their standards for a
300 hour yoga teacher training certification.

April 2015
April 11-12 Review VariYoga Sequences, Sanskrit Review, stories of the asanas, yoga nidra, chanting, meditation, journaling, Chakra review, subtle body energy, pranayama
April 17-19 Bhakti, Kirtan, and Asana Weekend with Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band (open to public)

June 2015
Jun 6-7 Observation and Teaching (VariYoga Weekend Immersion #4 with 200hr students)
June 27-28 VariYoga Partner Workshop (open to the public)
(Lillias Folan had to cancel her workshop. We will miss you Lillias!)

August 2015
Aug 22-23 Natural Nutrition with Mamie Burris (combined with 300hr students)

September 2015
September 12-13 Yoga Therapy: what it is and how to apply it. Modification for poses, use of chairs, blocks, straps, bolsters. Hands-on adjustments and the therapeutic application of yoga.
Sept 19-20 Observation and Teaching (VariYoga Weekend Immersion #7 with 200hr students)

300 Hour program includes:
80 Hours/Seven Weekends, 12 hours each weekend. Saturdays noon-5pm, Sundays 9-2pm, optional Fridays 6-9pm

30 Hours of classes with designated RYT-500 teachers
A list of eligible teachers and qualifying classes will be given to ensure certification credit.
100 Hours teaching yoga classes at AYC or other approved studios, teaching what was taught on weekend training sessions
30 hours for electives/personal study

Students successfully completing the 300 hour program qualify for Yoga Alliance Registration at the 500 hour level (RYT-500). Full program participation and successful completion is required for certification.


2015 Weekend Immersion and Workshop Daily Schedules

VariYoga Immersions/ Workshops
Saturdays Noon-5pm
Sundays 9am-2pm

Workshops with Visiting Teachers*
Fridays 6:00-9:00pm
Saturdays 10:30am-1:00pm and 3:00pm-5:30pm
Sundays 9:30am-12:30pm
*Actual session times may vary with visiting teachers


Program Costs

300 hour certification costs

Early Bird Special $2050.00 with cash or check,
$2150.00 with credit card.

A deposit of $250 secures your place.
300 Hour Early Bird Special ends Friday, March 27th, 2015.
Tuition costs increase by $200 on Saturday, March 28th, 2015.
Full payment for Early Bird Discount is due on or before Friday, March 27th, 2015.

Non-Certification and Continuing Education Options Available

Contact AYC for registration information
1949 Green Acres Rd. in Fayetteville

Interested in joining us for the Teacher Training for Certification or just to increase your personal knowledge?
Give us a call at 479-521-9642, or e-mail us. We’d love to talk with YOU about this amazing path, and how it can benefit YOUR life!

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