TEACHER TRAINING FAQ

FAQ

Are there any prerequisites for Sweaty Buddha's Teacher Training?


All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have maintained a consistent Bikram yoga practice for a minimum of 6 months.




What if I don't live near a Bikram method yoga studio?


We will consider applicants who have practiced Bikram yoga in the past and currently maintain a consistent home practice. Please email us at info@sweatybuddha.com. Applicants will need to explain how they plan satisfy the requirement of practicing 4 weekly Bikram classes during the 6 month training period.




Am I guaranteed certification if I attend Teacher Training?


Certification is not guaranteed without the successful completion of certification requirements. Requirements: 1) Attendance to all weekend Intensives 2) Must pass periodic tests and complete reading assignments 3) Practice Bikram at least 4 times a week (averaged on a monthly basis) during the training period 4) Successfully teach each posture in a mock class setting




How much will the training cost?


Sweaty Buddha's Teacher Training Course cost: Standard: $3,300.00 Early Bird: $3,000.00 (Ends October 11, 2018) A nonrefundable $500 deposit is due before application is considered. Your deposit will go towards your tuition cost. Tuitiion includes teacher training manuals and yoga classes attended during weekend intensives. Additional costs for training: 1) Required reading materials 2) Hotel acommodations (if needed) and meals during training weekends 3) Classes purchased at your local studio to satisfy your practice requirement during teacher training. A special 6 month unlimited package is available at Sweaty Buddha to all trainees. Please inquire at the desk or contact info@sweatybuddha.com for details.




What is your cancellation and refund policy?


If, for some unforeseen reason, you can not participate in teacher training, a full refund (minus $500 deposit) will be given after written notice is received prior to January 11, 2019.

Refunds will not be given once Teacher Training commences.





What is the application process like?


After you apply online a $500 deposit must be received for your applicaion to be considered. Your deposit will go towards your tuition costs. You will be notified when your application has been approved. After your tuition has been paid in full you will receive course materials needed prior to training commencement. Please be aware that students will be required to complete a certain number of study hours before January 11, 2019. The sooner you apply, the more time you will have to memorize the material.




I don't live in Louisville. Where can I stay during the weekend intensives?


There are several hotels that are located less than a mile away from our studio. For more information on acommodations and possbile roomate options please contact us at info@sweatybuddha.com





Need more info?

We get that enrolling in a program like this takes consideration. If you have further questions and would like for the Director of Teacher Training to connect with you, please fill out the form below.

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