Welcome to Breathing Room's

​​​​​​​200HR LIVING YOGA




At Breathing Room, we welcome you to join either of our two annual 200hr Living Yoga Teacher Trainings; the Fall-Winter 200hr Living Yoga Teacher Training takes place over 10 weekends from late August-early December and the Summer Intensive takes place in June-July. If you're interested in learning more and joining this transformative experience, please contact teachertraining@breathingroomct.com.
Margot Broom, Tobie Schuerfeld, Verred Hamenahem and Breathing Room’s celebrated teachers will be your guide for this inspiring and educational experience that is the Living Yoga Teacher Training. Asana, alignment, creative sequencing, philosophy and anatomy are just a few of the topics that will be presented throughout the training.


This is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance certification designed to: 

-Inspire you to live and breathe yoga into multiple areas of your life 
-Give you the tools and techniques to be an effective and proficient yoga instructor 
-Learn to teach yoga from your unique and authentic experience 
-Help you mine and bring forth your individual gifts, talents and voice as a teacher 
-Grow your understanding of anatomy, alignment and movement of the human body 
-Learn to teach a basic understanding of yoga asana, yoga philosophy, pranayama and meditation
-Build confidence in yourself as a leader in your community 
-Help you learn to create an environment that will transform persons 
-Experience taking class to practicing yoga both on and off the mat 


-Warmups & sun salutations 
-Intro to philosophy 
-Open hip standing poses 
-Principles of demonstration/assisting 
-Chakra education & sequencing 
-Breathing & pranayama 
-Neutral hip standing poses 
-Revolved hip poses 
-Yoga Sutras 
-Holding space & ceremony 
-Forward bending 
-Active listening 
-Qualities of a teacher 
-Prenatal yoga 
-Intro to Ayurveda 
-Seated poses 
-Subtle body anatomy 
-Musicology & themes 
-Restorative & Yoga Nidra 
-Business of yoga & ethics 
-Racial Equity and belonging
-Accessible and trauma informed yoga



"The teacher training at Breathing Room truly changed my perspective on life. I came in just hoping to simply deepen the practice for myself and left the training a more joyful person who is passionate to teach yoga. The teachers at BRYC gave me the skills, confidence, and drive to be a living yogi in the real world and to allow yoga philosophy to seep into everything I do." - Jamie Campbell

"By graduation, I felt prepared to embark on the journey of continuously deepening my own yoga practice and sharing my experience and devotion with others. Breathing Room continues to support my growth, providing me opportunities to teach and ongoing mentoring. I am forever grateful for this nourishing experience." - Staci Detwiler

"The insights I gained continue to be an integrated part of my life, helping me feel continuity through big changes, to trust my intuition & to connect more deeply with the world around me." - Line Brotnow