Join us for the New England Yoga Teacher Training
July 8 – 31, 2017
Join Sadhana Yoga School at Bethel Farm in Hillsborough, NH. In this serene landscape, we will live together in community, sharing all aspects of daily life while incorporating the wisdom of yoga into each step.
Bethel Farm is a unique place that offers a special opportunity to live on the land and with nature as you take rest from your everyday life and immerse yourself into the practice of yoga. All of our food is vegetarian and prepared with loving hands. Our vegetable garden nourishes us as often as possible and the food is always fresh. We share two main meals per day, with a light snack at lunch time.
There are many great moments to share at Bethel Farm: from sunning on the dock to tending the garden, to swimming and sauna, to climbing Mt Monadnock and trips to town, there is something for everyone to participate in on the free time during the training. Bethel Farm invites you to let go of all of your daily responsibilities and step into the quiet stillness of mother nature, enjoying the summer sun, allowing her to nourish you, guide you back to the home in your heart.
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We Teach Sadhana Yoga
The Yoga of Spiritual Practice
We use Patanjali’s Eight-Fold Path (Ashtanga Yoga) as our guide in how we teach the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual benefits that are accessible through daily practice. Our program includes asana (postures), meditation, pranayama (breath work) mantra (chanting of Sanskrit) as well as the study of yoga philosophy.
The Sadhana Vinyasa Flow is the yoga of spiritual practice based on the Ashtanga vinyasa tradition. Each pose is typically held between five to ten breaths followed by a breath-controlled vinyasa leading to the next pose. In this sequence we move with fluidity, buoyancy, strength, and vigor.
The Sadhana Hatha Flow is the yoga of spiritual practice based on the classic Sivananda tradition. After Sun Salutations warm-ups, postures are held for a space of time. By integrating breath and intention, each pose becomes a pose of meditation.
Beyond Professional, into the Personal
Our program includes the study of asana (physical postures), meditation, pranayama (breath work), mantra (chanting of Sanskrit), yoga philosophy, physical and energetic anatomy, the yogic diet, the art of sequencing and assisting, the kriyas, Ayurveda, special populations, and yoga in the marketplace.
Days begin with sunrise chanting, breathing practices, mediation and asana class. After a light snack, we meet for sutra study or anatomy. Then we break for brunch and karma yoga. In the afternoons, there will be a light lunch, lectures on yogic topics and teaching workshops. We finish our days with a family style vegetarian dinner followed by satsang, our community gathering.
Frequently Asked Questions
See below for a list of frequently asked questions.
- What airport do I fly into?
There are many airports to fly into including Manchester, NH (airport code: MHT), Boston-Logan International Airport (airport code: BOS) and Hartford, CT (airport code: BDL.
- What day should I leave/arrive?
You should be on site for check in and orientation by 12 PM (noon) on July 8, 2017 for orientation.
- What day should I plan to depart or fly out?
The program ends on July 31, 2017 at 12 pm (noon).
- How does the airport transfer work?
If arriving by air, students are responsible for arranging their own transportation from the airport, to Bethel Farms. In some cases we can arrange a pick up for you, for a nominal fee. Please send us your travel information as soon as possible so we can help you coordinate your travel.
- Where will we be staying?
The teacher training will take place at Bethel Farms, a small yoga and living arts center in the woods of Hillsborough, NH with an atmosphere conducive to deep inner reflection and self sadhana.
- What is the weather like?
Weather varies from 73-82 degrees (F).
- How will I spend my day?
Morning: Chanting, Meditation, Pranyama, 90 Minute Yoga Practice, Breakfast (on your own)
Afternoon: Snack, Sutra Study, Anatomy, Karma Yoga
Late Afternoon: Lunch, Lecture, Workshops
Evening: Dinner (on your own) and Satsung (Community gathering)
- What should I bring?
Students should plan to acquire and bring the required texts, notebook, pen, pencils and any other artistic, musical or instruments to express your gifts. Bring cool, comfortable clothing, shoes yoga mat, and water bottle, bathing suit, sunscreen, prescriptions, and other toiletries you may need during your time at the training There are laundry service on site.
- What is included in my tuition?
24 Day Immersion Program, 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification, three meals per day, plus water and tea. Sadhana Yoga School teachers manual.
- When will I get my certificate?
You will get your 200 Hour certificate as part of our closing ceremony and you will be certified to teach Yoga anywhere in the world.
Have a question not listed here? Contact Us and we are happy to help.
The impact this will have on your life is priceless. For what you get, our programs cannot be beaten on price.
Price: $4,150 (Includes all course fees, tuition, tent space & food package, and training manual. Other Room & Food options also available at an additional cost – see pricing below.)
Room and Food Packages at Bethel Farm – includes 23 nights, all vegetarian meals during the program, all room options are with shared bathrooms. We can match you with roommates (aka: new friends for life).
- Tent space – bring your own tent $4,150
- Multi-person share room $4,380
- 2-person shared room– 2 twin beds per room $4,600
Travel to this New England Yoga Teacher Training
Bethel Farm is located at 34 Bethel Farm Road, Hillsborough, NH 03244
We are near the airports below:
- Manchester: 1 Hour
- Boston: 1.5 Hours
- Hartford: 2.25 Hours
We can help people arrange transportation from the Manchester airport.
Required Texts for the New England Yoga Certification
- Sadhana Yoga School Teacher Training Manual (available for pick up on-site)
- The Secret Power of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi (purchase on amazon)
- Teaching Yoga by Mark Stephens (purchase on amazon)
Optional Activities during the New England Yoga Certification
- Vegetarian Cooking Classes
- Please check out the www.bethelfarm.org for more details about Bethel Farm in NH.
Payments, Financing & Scholarships
As part of our commitment to our students, and our mission to bring Yoga to more people around the world, we offer payment plans and “financing” to help students invest in and achieve their dreams. Some students may even qualify for a Sadhana Yoga School scholarship. Contact us to discuss payment options or apply online for a scholarship.
Meet Your Facilitators
100% E-RYT with Yoga Alliance + Extensive Facilitator Training + A Passion for Yoga and for Living their Dreams.
Bethel Farm: Such a Special Place
Spend the day climbing the Most Climbed Mountain in North America. Complete with yoga, meditation, lunch and spectacular views of four different state sides.
Please call of email anytime! We are here to assist you and answer all your questions!
Main Office in Keene, NH
Sadhana Yoga School
80 Roxbury Street
Keene, NH, 03431
SYS Tel: (802) 671-5005
SYS Skype: SadhanaYoga108