200-hour Yoga TeachER TRAINING 

Winter 2020 training dates: Starts Friday, Jan 3
Saturday & Sunday, twice a month, from 7:30am to 6:30pm, except*

Jan 3 (Friday, 6 - 9 pm)*
Jan 4 & 5
Jan 18 & 19
Jan 25 & 26
Feb 8 & 9
Feb 22 & 23
March 7 & 8
March 28 & 29
Sat April 4 & 5

Pitt Meadows, BC
Lead trainers: Jools Andrés and Dorothy Fizzell

We offer uniquely individualized, deeply transformative teacher training in small group settings. Rooted in authentic yoga traditions, our 200- and 300-hour programs guide you to a deeper understanding that enables you to apply the ancient wisdom  teachings meaningfully in the present.

Payment plans available

Jools Andres, E-RYT 500 and Dorothy Fizzell, E-RYT 500 have co-led the SOYA Vancouver-area Yoga Teacher Trainings together since 2015, and they enjoy it immensely!

I never thought I could learn so much great information in such little time. I am eternally grateful to have had such lovely teachers and to have met and studied with people whom I may now call my friends.
--AL, 2018 200-hour graduate

 "I have not only learned what it means to be a yoga teacher, but also so much about myself in the process."
--KP, 2016 200-hour graduate

NEW - 50-hour Yoga Practice Mentorship

Designed to foster interconnectedness and conscious evolution based on the ancient wisdom traditions of Yoga

Yoga Philosophy & History
Anatomy for Yoga Teachers
Advanced Pranayama & Chanting
Advanced Asana
Meditation & Relaxation
Social & Environmental Responsibility

Optional credits: Elective project - add up to 20 hours in project design and implementation

Start anytime at any level
Serious students & 200- / 500-hour teachers welcome
You do not need to be or aspire to be a yoga teacher

If you are a yoga teacher, this will deepen your teaching practice and help clarify and strengthen your commitment to a conscious, healthy lifestyle.

50 CE credit hours are available through Yoga Alliance for those interested.

Email for more information, or check back for updates

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Restorative yoga is deeply relaxing and powerfully healing. 200-hour or 500-hour teachers will deepen on many levels and add highly effective tools and techniques to their classes or one-on-one offerings. Learn modifications and adaptation using props and reading students' verbal and non-verbal cues.

Learn about

• anatomical & energetic systems
• regulating stress responses
• breathing and health
• modifications & props
• support for a variety of conditions 
• poses & their benefits
• the mysterious nervous system
• yoga nidra (yogic sleep) & deep relaxation

Qualifies as 35 or 28 Continuing Education Units with Yoga Alliance (click for more).

Pre-registration required.
Course Cost:

Jools delivers a message of deep care and concern for all her students through gentle communication and clearly articulated knowledge. Her passion for anatomy is infectious. 
I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to study restorative yoga with Jools.

SM - 2019 Restorative Yoga Teacher Training graduate

Spring 2020
Sorrento, BC

Breathe Yoga Studio
April 17, 18, 19
May 1, 2, 3, 2020

Two weekends (one weekend between), 6 days

Comfortable schedule -12 - 6 pm
(*12 - 5 pm last day)

Pre-registration required.
Course Cost:

*Register early (by April 1) to save 10%

Roberts Creek, BC

Look for announcements about a June 2020 program on the beautiful Sunshine Coast (4-day format, 28 CEUs)
Course Cost:  $535*

* A Halfmoon mini-Prana bolster is included in your tuition. Wonderful, versatile, locally made,perfect for travel. (Colours vary.)

All images and text © Julie (Jools) Andrés 2011 - 2020 unless otherwise noted.