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221 E. Center Dr - Alton, IL 62002

Yoga Teacher Training

Begins February 2018

Do you have a passion for yoga? Have you considered learning to teach yoga? If so, this is the place for you. Be Well Now offers our next professional yoga teacher certification program, starting in February 2017!* This 200-hour, 10-month training is the longest-running yoga teacher training program in the St. Louis area (beginning in 1996). It is led by renowned naturopathic doctor, Jaime Sanchez, of West-East Natural Healing.

The program takes place over the space of ten months, one weekend per month (Friday evening through Sunday), and includes detailed instruction on anatomy & physiology (including a lab), yogic philosophy, class instructional curriculum and practicum teaching, and one-on-one individualized instruction in a small-class setting. 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Registered Program. 200 Hour Program Objective: To provide students with instruction that meets curriculum standards set by Yoga Alliance to become a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher.  

Program Description 

West-East Healing Center Yoga Philosophy: This program is taught primarily in the Sivananda yoga style, which considers yoga a discipline that reinforces strength of body, mind and soul. This approach is complemented by various other styles of Hatha yoga offering different angles and possibilities, while providing the student with a strong foundation from which to grow both internally and externally, developing a solid traditional practice and an extensive knowledge of this ancient discipline.

Course registration is going on now through January and space is limited, so contact us now if you are considering taking part in this unique and powerful training. See additional West-East program offerings and training details at  

When: February - November 2018, generally the second weekend of each month; holidays and other special events will adjust dates. Specific dates will be provided later. 

Time: Friday, 5-9pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 9am-4pm.

Location: The Yoga Connection Studio, located within Be Well Now, 221 E. Center Dr. Alton, IL, across from JC Penney.

Cost: $2300. A deposit of is required with monthly payments.

Registration:  Contact Danette Watt, (618) 467-8827 to register and arrange deposits and payment(s). An application will be available shortly.

*Note: The class may be combined with a St. Louis program group if class size is less than six.