Advanced Training

Yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life.


Are you a 200 hour yoga teacher seeking to deepen and expand your practice to all areas of your life? Would you like to better serve your community, family, and friends? 

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Our advanced teacher training course goes beyond the standards necessary to become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT). We cover anatomy/ physiology, teaching methodology, techniques including pranayama, chanting, meditation, and philosophy. With classes one weekend every other month, this program is accommodating to any schedule.  

Ginger, Lemon & Honey Tea

March 9 & 10

Yoga to Ease Anxiety


October 19 & 20

Restorative Yoga


May 18 & 19

Yoga & Chakras

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January 26 & 27, 2020

Alignment & Hands-on Adjustments

Nutritional Cooking

August 10 & 11

Yoga & Ayurveda


March 7 & 8, 2020

Yoga & the Spine

Details & FAQ's

The Advanced Teacher Training program takes 10 weekends and 6 months of online & phone contact in the Mentorship Program. When completed you will be able to register as a 500 hour yoga teacher. 

How much does the program cost?
The program costs $250 per weekend for the 10 weekends and $50 for each Mentorship Program for a total cost of $2800.


Do I have to attend all weekends?

You can pick and choose the weekends that you would like to attend. You have three years to finish the advanced training program. If you do not wish to complete the entire program, you may join a weekend to receive 20 hours of CE's from Yoga Alliance. Weekend cost is $250.

Who may apply?
Students who have graduated from an approved 200 hour yoga teacher training program.

Where is the program located?
All programs are held at Shoals Yoga 228 N Court St Florence, AL.


Are your instructors qualified to teach yoga?
Lead Trainer, Danielle Snoddy, is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500 hour level and has been teaching yoga since 2010. Guest instructors are professionals in their fields of expertise and have worked in the field in which they instruct.

How can I apply?
You can request an application by filling out the form below or contacting 256-702-3022. *$50 application fee applies ($25 fee if you completed Shoals Yoga's 200 hour TTC)

What equipment do I need?
A notebook, pen, and yoga mat. All other materials and props are supplied for your use. The books used for our training are readily available at book stores or online.

What do I wear?
Comfortable clothing. Layering is a great option as we move from warming practices to cooling practices throughout the day.

May I bring snacks?
Please bring snacks! Coffee, hot tea, and water are provided and lunch is taken at noon each day.

Where should I stay if I'm traveling from out of town?

We are happy to announce that all participants receive 10% off at The Stricklin Hotel by using code: shoalsyoga when booking online. The Stricklin Hotel is located across the street from Shoals Yoga and guests will enjoy southern charm and hospitality as well as an atmosphere of timeless elegance, making every guest feel like The Stricklin is their home away from home. Click here to be redirected to their website.

What is a typical weekend schedule?

Saturdays 8:30a - 5:30p

Sundays 8:30a - 4:30p

Lunch break 12-12:45

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