Teacher Training

Yoga Teacher Training Coming this October
Training Dates Set02-YA-SCHOOL-RYS-200

Join the RYT staff from Open Studio, and visiting specialty instructors to deepen your personal practice and embark on the a path of service by taking the seat of teacher. Open Studio’s 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher Trainings is available to anyone sincerely interested in expanding his or her practice and knowledge with or without the desire for certification. Teaching Methodology Anatomy & Physiology Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle, Ethics Business of Yoga Foundations of cadence Teaching to all levels Practicum Feedback and coaching through Community Classes that offer our training graduates a safe, supportive stage on which find their voice. FEES: $2,500 Minimum of 10 students accepted- sign up in advance to reserve a spot. Candidates must have at least 1 year of dedicated practice experience.
Deadline to sign up is 9/30/2016

200 hr Oct 2016-April 2017 (7 months)
October 15-16
November 12-13
December 10-11
January 7-8
February 11-12
March 11-12
April 8-9 Graduation Weekend
We are willing to split payments to make it
easier but complete payment is due day training starts.
($1500 down $1000 dues date training starts)


mycaa_logoMilitary Spouse interested in doing the Teacher Training with Open Studio this fall?

Qualified military spouses may be eligible for the My CAA program: The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship Program is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation. MYCAA

Thomas Slattery’s study of Yoga and Barre was a natural extension of his career as a dancer. Although Tom was schooled as a chemist, he was able to discover dance while in college, and hasn’t looked back since. Tom has had the opportunity of studying with many great teachers who have both educated and inspired him to share the wonderful benefits of movement with others. Tom is a master yoga practitioner, artist, and dedicated fitness advocate. He has incorporated influences from several different yoga systems along with his passion for dance and the capabilities of the human form to develop his unique approach. He has been a professional dancer for many years including seven spent in Paris performing with a leading cabaret. While in Europe he studied art and design. His work as an artist has evolved with his passion for yoga and the balance it brings to his life. Tom’s knowledge of body mechanics and the workings of the human mind make him a truly unique facilitator of that which he teaches. Tom strives to lead students in a practice that is revitalizing, restorative, and motivating. His supportive style of instruction and enthusiastic sense of humor consistently leaves his students refreshed, thoughtful, and smiling.

Sheryl Light has been practicing yoga since 1994. With her undergraduate, and graduate work focused on fine art, Sheryl views finding creativity and expressing beauty, paramount in the world. She has been a painter and writer for many years, and using meditation and mindfulness techniques to help bring the ideas, colors, and patterns she is drawn to from within onto the page or canvas. Teaching Vinyasa yoga since 2001, with thousands of teaching hours, and wisdom from some of the world’s most influential yogis, a certified Life Coach and Mindfulness Trainer, Sheryl brings a comprehensive picture to her teachings. She concentrates on providing her students with the tools to discover equilibrium between body and mind. Mom to 3 adult boys, she is ever the caretaker, nurturer, and organizer of those looking to take their practice to a whole new level. In her yoga teachings there is a constant playfulness while attempting to free the more subtle spiritual elements of the mind through physical poses, breathing techniques, and meditation.

openOpen Studio independent contractors join us regularly to assist at our trainings, facilitate workshops and collaborate with others on our team of highly trained instructors, consultants and officiants to bring quality experiences to all of our clients and students


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