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 Joyflow Yoga Teacher Training Certification

AND Joyflow Coaching Mentorship

Joyflow Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Training has been accredited by the Yoga Alliance since 2001, certifying over 22 classes of teachers. The Joyflow training reflects Debi Lewis's 30+ year experience in a variety of styles and traditions. Her teaching style is playful, nurturing and generous. She strives to cultivate confidence and self-awareness in all those she mentors.


Along with all the usual requirements leading to competence in teaching yoga, our focus now is on coaching and self-development. We are all in rapidly changing and increasingly stressful times. We need more than competent yoga teachers; we need healthy mentors who can inspire and support others during these times. 


Currrent Update: We are just now finishing our 2023-24 Training and everyone is in the middle of their teaching practicum. I am not currently planning on a 2024 Training UNTIL I have finished and published my next book "Flowing in Joy: The Joyflow Yoga Manual for Living". Then I'm planning on doing a combination of weekly zoom classes and retreat style 4 day immersions, most likely at a rural Mississippi healing center. Stay Tuned!


Yoga Alliance Registered 200Hour Certification Training.

Topics Include:

History and Philosophy of Yoga, Sutras and Bhagavad-Gita

Principles of Postural Alignment in Asana 

Yoga oriented Anatomy and Physiology

Modern Styles of Yoga 

Creative and Effective Sequencing

Modifications and Variations for various needs in all Asanas

Familiarity with the Sanscrit Language of Yoga

Energy Anatomy: Chakra System, Prana Vayus, Auras, Koshas

Safe Hands-on Adjustments, Physical Support, Partner Yoga

Pranayama and Meditation

Guided Visualization, Savasana, Yoga Nidra, Shamanic Journeying

Mantra, Yantra, Mudra, Kriya, Bhakti Yoga

Understanding Yourself through the Enneagram

Creating a Healing Class (or Personal) Environment, Feng Shui

Health, Nutrition, Life-Style, Yoga Off the Mat

Ethics in the Yoga World of Business

Business of Yoga

You will learn how to teach the following kinds of classes, and 

be encouraged to find your own style:

Beginner, Basics, Gentle Flow, Power Flow, Chair, Restorative, 

Pranayama, Meditation

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                     * Syllabus / Book list


"An Excellent program, extremely versed in yoga philosophy and dedicated to maintaining a tradition of honoring both the history and future of Yoga. The program was very personable. Instructor is accessible and committed to the students."   Jason

"Joyflow Yoga provided me with an awareness of not only the asanas but also the history of yoga. I found myself on a path of learning more about myself as well as how my yoga practice can help others."  Jamie


"Joyflow Yoga Teacher Training was amazing! The teaching manual, handouts, reading assignments and recommended books, class teamwork assignments, workshops, and additional study tools provided by Debi were very detailed, thorough and helped me in the learning process through this journey!"  Ashley

"I could not have asked for a better yoga teacher training experience! It was awesome! Debi is an amazing teacher. She has a huge heart, and is super knowledgeable about ALL things yoga. Debi did an excellent job in preparing me to go out into the world and share the love of yoga through teaching. I recommend Joyflow Yoga to anyone looking to broaden their knowledge and experience of yoga!"   Ashley 


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