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200 Hour Teacher Training

Join us as we connect and create community through yoga.

Currently accepting applications for our 2020 Training. Space is filling fast only 4 spots remain! Apply today!

200-Hour Vinyasa Teacher Training Program


We are so thrilled to partner Rolf Gates to offer Tribal Yoga’s 200-Hour Vinyasa Teacher Training as an affiliate of his school.  Our program is registered with Yoga Alliance. Amber Favaregh and Jillian Simms will be the primary, in person, teachers for our training with guidance and additional virtual teachings from Rolf.   

This training focuses heavily on the metaphysical aspect of yoga. This makes it a perfect fit for those who do not have a burning desire to teach after completion but we also graduate teachers who have the required skills to be highly effective teachers in our community. Our teacher training program is also an accredited yoga teacher training school registered with The Yoga Alliance. This allows graduates to teach anywhere in the United States and many places in the world with a formal certification. 

Be ready to take a deep dive into your personal experiences and grow as a result. Amber and Jillian will guide you through the entire experience and offer hands-on support as you move through the training.  They both have years of experience teaching yoga and yoga teachers. Amber has been perfecting the curriculum of this training since 2013 with Jillian joining her in 2017 and they are honored to have graduated many highly impactful instructors.  

Meet Your Instructors

Amber Favaregh

I’m so honored to offer this powerful course and look forward to the amazing transformations that I know will occur for each student in our training. I’ve been leading this training since 2013 and I’ve spent all those years perfecting our training process. I feel confident that what we offer will be of the utmost quality and impact for anyone willing to walk this journey with us.  If you have any questions please feel free to reach out by email, You can schedule a one-on-one phone session with me or join us for one of the upcoming information sessions. I’m happy to answer all your questions.

Jillian Simms

It is such a pleasure to be able to guide such an exciting and life-changing training.  We truly go beyond just teaching poses.  This is about discovery, awareness, and truth.  I look forward to walking with you on this journey!

Our training offers an online student portal with videos and assignment submissions.

The video content includes exclusive videos from renowned yoga author, Rolf Gates. 

This training is organized around the idea that in order to be an effective teacher you must take the time and effort to dive deep into your own self-study and develop a consistent spiritual practice. 

Listen as Rolf Gates describes the importance of a spiritual practice. 

Call 1(800) 342 9647 to check your eligibility and apply for funding with MYCAA for our RYT certification program. If you are eligible let us know and we will be happy to get your plan set in place.

We are proud to partner with Yoga Alliance to ensure our training is of the highest quality and that our graduates will be able to teach anywhere in the United States with recognition as registered yoga teachers. 

Teacher Training Testimonials

Amber is an extremely effective educator. She was thorough in all her teachings and encouraged students to consider different perspectives. She is clearly very committed to teaching prospective yoga teachers, and was a readily available resource to all students throughout the training. The training itself is comprehensive, and progresses in a way that encourages students to learn and retain the information offered.
Kelsey Rothera

Prior to this program, I was too self-critical and didn’t think I would have the confidence to teach a class of yogis. This teacher training program provided me with more than enough knowledge and confidence that I began teaching immediately after graduation. The teacher training program taught me much more than how to teach a yoga class. It was a life training. It was a training that shifted my attitude & perspective of life – I became more empathetic, more positive, and more open to the people around me (just to name a few things).

Stephen Harrah

Such a humbling program to be a part of. I walked away from this training feeling empowered, knowing I have been given appropriate guidance to live a mindful life and to inspire others to do the same. Totally recommended to any one in any walk of life with an open mind and open heart trying to deepen their own practice.
Adina Wall

What you’ll learn

We will practice asana, meditation, and pranayama to the point of proficiency and beyond. Your knowledge of Yoga theory will deepen to the point that it will become an aspect of the fabric of your life and of everything you do and say. You will learn to teach classes that combine a consistent therapeutic vision with the inspired spontaneity of Vinyasa Yoga. You will develop a thorough understanding of the elements of the therapeutic principles of Yoga and be able to design a class or teach a pose in such a manner that your students will immediately embody those principles.

How to Design and Teach a Vinyasa Yoga Class

You will gain a thorough understanding of the principles which when applied create a class for all ages and body types. This will include a specific sequence and more importantly the method for adapting that sequence to the infinity of opportunities implied by the word Yoga. This method enables what you teach to grow as you and your students do.

Being the Change

The first Yoga teacher in the U.S. Swami Vivekananda wrote: “You yourselves are the being that you seek.” During this training, you will have direct experience of the truth of that statement. When you leave this training you will know how it is people reach their potential and you will be able to apply that knowledge to accomplish your own goals. You will be the change you want to see in your life.

Time on the Mat and on the Cushion

One of the joys of being a teacher is that your Yoga practice becomes part of your job description. During this training, you will spend time each day with asana, meditation, and pranayama instruction and practice. You will be taught the therapeutic principles that will allow you to practice safely with intensity. You will be able to sit comfortably for a 25-minute meditation session during which you will experience what it means to rest in stillness. You will be proficient in breathing techniques that awaken and build heat, preparing the mind-body for asana, and breathing techniques that are cooling and soothing preparing the mind-body for meditation. On your mat, the implementation of therapeutic principles will be dramatic. You will experience a vibrant aliveness from which there is no going back.

The Teacher Training Curriculum will include:

  • Study of The Yoga Sutras
  • Cultivation of the Eight Limb Path as a path of action
  • Integrating the three elements of a spiritual practice into your life
  • The role of the teacher
  • The role of practice
  • The art of sustaining change
  • Moving from Source
  • Mastery of the basic techniques of Asana
  • Mastery of the basic techniques of Meditation
  • Mastery of the basic techniques Pranayama (Breathwork)
  • The therapeutic alignment principles of Yoga
  • Finding alignment within and without
  • The art of sequencing a class flow
  • The proper use of tempo in a class
  • How to use your voice and language for impact
  • Your class as a transformative space
  • The art of themeing in your classes
  • Teaching modifications for all class levels
  • Teaching to beginners
  • The art of hands-on assisting
  • The anatomy and physiology of Yoga

Required Reading List:

Students will need to purchase the required books separately with the exception of Rolf’s two books which are included in the tuition as noted below. Please approach this list by beginning with The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success and How Yoga Works

Recommended Reading List:

Schedule and Investment

Schedule for 2020

8 Friday Evenings and 8-Weekends Over 6 Months Dates and time:  

  • Fridays: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Saturdays 8 am – 5:30 pm
  • Sundays: 8 am – 5 pm
  • February 21-23
  • March 6-8
  • March 20-22
  • April 17-19
  • May 8-10
  • May 29-31
  • June 12-14
  • June 26-28

*The schedule is subject to change and additional times and dates for 1-hour community classes lead by student instructors will be announced after training has begun.

Tuition: $3100

Early Bird Price: $2800 with tuition paid in full by January 21, 2020

Tuition includes Training Manual and Copy of Meditations from the Mat and Meditations on Intention and Being. Additionally, trainees will receive our unlimited membership at a rate of $80/ month starting either when training begins or when they have paid in full and concluding the month of graduation. 

Payment plan option includes a $500 deposit due before training begins and $520 due each month on the 15th beginning February 15, 2020, and final payment due June 15, 2020. A non-refundable $500 deposit is required to hold your spot once you are accepted to the program. (The deposit is part of your total tuition and is not due until you are accepted so apply today!)

Tuition Assistance: We are a MyCAA eligible program. The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) of the Department of Defense is an educational financing program for spouses of active duty service members and activated guard and reserve members. MyCAA offers up to $4,000 to eligible military spouses to pursue certifications or licenses for portable careers. The MyCAA program is open to all eligible
spouses under the new program guidelines below:

  • Spouse of an active duty Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine service member, or activated Reserve member in pay grades E1-E5,
    W1-W2, or O1-O2
  • If the spouse of National Guard and/or AGR member, the sponsor must be on federal Title 10 active duty orders as reported in
  • Spouses of Guard/Reserve members in an Alert, Transition Assistance, or Post Deployment status are not eligible
  • Spouses must finish their program of study within three years from the start date of the first course
  • Funding is limited to only Associate’s degrees, certificates and licensure programs
  • Please allow for 15 days for approval of all financial assistance documents

Learn more about MYCAA and apply here.

Call MYCAA at 1(800) 342 9647 to check your eligibility and apply for funding for our RYT program.

Location: Tribal Yoga, Hampton VA

Trainers: Amber Favaregh & Jillian Simms

Contact: Please call Amber at (757) 915-6246 or email:



Please click the button below to begin filling out your application. The deposit payment can be submitted online or in-person and is due after acceptance in the program in order to hold your spot. 

Applications for Tribal Yoga’s 200 Hour Teacher Training will be accepted until February 7, 2020 or until all spaces are full. Begin your application today. You can save your progress and finish it as your time allows.