200-hour Teacher Training

200-Hour Program Overview:

Upcoming dates: Contact us for more details


Amy Caldwell, E-RYT 500 – lead

Michael Caldwell – support

Missy DiDonato – support

Yoga One is honored to offer each student a deep understanding of yoga with our comprehensive 200-hour Yoga Alliance Affiliated Teacher Training certification courses. Our highly experienced teachers are professional, inspiring, supportive, and embody a full range of yogic knowledge: posture practice (asana), breathing (pranayama), philosophy/history and mindfulness.

We limit the class size so every student receives personalized attention and our course curriculum has been time tested, providing proven results and benefits on and off the mat. We offer tools and building blocks so each student can grow and evolve in their own unique way both as teachers and as individuals. In addition to helping students deepen their personal practice, we empower students to create and lead safe, well-balanced, thoughtfully designed and inspiring classes – much more than memorizing scripts or following a set format.

Yoga One has been training instructors to teach yoga since 2007. Our graduates have gone on to own or manage their own yoga studios (four right here in San Diego), lead yoga teacher trainings and retreats, as well as teaching in top yoga studios, gyms, corporations and private practice. We have had students come from as far away as London and Japan to train with us. We are excited to get to know you and grateful to share the joys and benefits of yoga practice and teaching! Scroll down to for more Course Details.

All of Yoga One’s Teacher Trainings are affiliated with Yoga Alliance (read more here) and MyCAA. 

Your Investment: $2,950 (less any early registration discounts) Enroll now and save $300

No Refunds, thank you.

We hope you will join us! Click here to complete our online application.

Course topics include:

Asanas (postures): 

Gain a deep understanding of five alignment steps, which are applicable to all yoga poses, as well as key practice / teaching points, benefits, pose progressions including prop usage, and hands-on enhancements for approximately 50 fundamental postures and 3 types of sun salutations.  Learn how to safely, creatively and effectively sequence, practice and teach classes for different levels, styles and themes.

Introduction to Functional Anatomy:

Learn practical anatomical knowledge and how this translates into a deeper understanding of skillful, sustainable yoga practice.  Learn how to adapt the practice to a variety of students, increasing accessibility, benefits and enjoyment.

Philosophy and history: 

Experience a well-rounded and thorough overview, including but not limited to the Yoga Sutras and integration of yoga philosophies and mindfulness into posture practice, class sequencing and daily life.

Teaching methodology and practicum: 

We prepare and empower you to teach the style of yoga that suits you! Flow, Vinyasa, Gentle, Etc.

Coursework covers class safety, ethics and practice teaching, including but not limited to: giving clear, safe and accessible instructions, teaching to what you see rather than memorizing set scripts, development of your unique, personal, confident voice and communication skills, effective and inspiring class preparation and management. Introduction to the “business” of yoga including mission statements, job application processes and marketing.

Breath (pranayama) and mindfulness: 

Introduction to techniques and benefits including but not limited to natural breath, Ujjayi, 3-part breath, mindful movement and concentrated relaxation.

Classes at Yoga One:

Enjoy attending and evaluating 32-40 classes as part of your tuition (classes expire on last day of course). Existing memberships can be frozen.

200 Hour Certificate:

Upon successful course completion, students will receive a 200 Hour Certificate which they can share with prospective employers and/or utilize to register with Yoga Alliance at the RYT-200 level.


Opportunities to teach free community classes at Yoga One following successful completion of the course.  And, we are here to support you long after the course ends!

“Amy, Michael, and Missy offer so much warmth and knowledge whenever you come to them for help or questions.”

“It’s clear how much Amy, Michael and Missy care!”

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