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2020 3-Week Continuing Yoga Intensive with Richard Schachtel

Mar 3, 2020

| $150 – $300

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[Live Streamed] 2020-2021 Weekend Yoga Teacher Training -200 Hour Certificate Program

We have Now added a Continuing Level Intensive Course in March 2020 for those who have taken Either the January Or February 3-Week Intensive which we call the Fundamentals of Practice OR have been practicing Iyengar Style Alignment Yoga for Some time and have Some Familiarity with the Basics.

No Brand-New Students to the Iyengar Method of Yoga can take this Continuing Course, regardless of their previous non-Iyengar yoga background. They are advised to first take the Fundamentals Intensive which will prepare them for this course.

The purpose of this course is to be able to take students further into developing a deeper, stronger, and more confident practice. The pace will be a little faster than the fundamentals course.

Richard will be able to give more variety of sequences, and new poses to practice leading to continuous improvement.

For those who have taken the January and February fundamentals Intensive or just one of them and don’t feel ready to go a little deeper in the practice, we will again offer a Fundamentals course in April 2020.

This Continuing Level Course will not be offered again until June 2020, so don’t miss out.

This is a Yoga Intensive, a Progressive 3-Week Course where the same group of students comes 4 days a week to learn how to practice yoga correctly, appropriately, and with energy and enthusiasm.

Students experience the power of almost daily practice, and how progress is made in yoga.

This type of course is rare or nonexistent in the Seattle area where most classes are casual drop-ins with new and different students in each class. Drop-in classes rarely advance the student.

What is Special about This Intensive Course?

  1. You are learning Iyengar Yoga, an extremely well respected, methodical approach to yoga which makes yoga accessible and lays out many clear paths to real progress.

Iyengar Yoga is often called the Gold Standard of Yoga Systems. It is practiced by over 10 million students worldwide. Time Magazine listed its founder BKS Iyengar as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2004.

Iyengar Yoga emphasizes precision of alignment in every yoga pose and practicing poses in such a way as to create vitality, a life to them. The development of increased awareness and sensitivity for each student is very important.

Iyengar Yoga emphasizes the regular practice of Standing Poses, Inversions, Forward Extensions, Backward Extensions. Twists and Restorative Poses in the practice.

Simple props are often used to make poses more stable, more accessible, and often, more accurate.

  1. The teacher, Richard Schachtel is one of the most experienced Yoga Teachers in the Northwest.

There is a maturity to Richard’s teaching, coming from many years of personal practice, study and teaching literally 1000’s of students.

  1. The intensive format where the same group of people attends 4 days a week for 3 weeks without any casual drop-in students. This structure helps to create an environment where the classes develop, and students make safe, consistent, real progress.

Date & Time:

  • March, 3rd, 2020 – March, 20th, 2020
  • From 7am – 8:30am

Fees: The Fee for the 3-Week Course is $300.

We are running a Special on This Course of $218 for those who have been to the center before, who sign up and pay in full by Sunday, December at Midnight January 12th.

We also have a Special for Brand New Students to The Center. They can take the $300 Course for $150 provided they sign up and pay in full online here before Sunday at Midnight. They will also need to sign up and pay for the January or February Fundamentals Intensive at the Same Time to still qualify as a Brand New Student.

We also have a Special for Full Time University Students through January 5th for $150.50! For University student discounts first go to: https://www.yogaseattle.com/classes/university-student-discount/https://www.yogaseattle.com/classes/university-student-discount/

Then Come Back Here and Register (if you are a full-time university student), and You Will Receive an Extra 30% discount making to fee $150.50.

Sign up now and have a Confirmed Space!

Enrollment is limited. Students have been signing up for the January and February Fundamental Course Since November.

Terms and conditions:

No Brand New Students to This Course will be admitted after the 3rd day of the course. The course fee is not pro-rated for those who start late.

There are no make-ups for missed lessons.

The course is Non-refundable. There is no credit or substitution for cancellations. The course is not transferable to others, or to other programs. All Sales are Final.


No credit for cancellations



About the Teacher: Richard Schachtel

Richard Schachtel


Richard Schachtel has been training in Iyengar Yoga for over 40 years. He founded The Center For Yoga in 1980 and is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and an authorized Iyengar Yoga Teacher Trainer. He has made 22 yoga study trips to India to personally train with the Iyengar Family most recently in December 2016. Richard is the Seattle Area’s most Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher. Richard has been training teachers in Seattle since 1986 and has influenced several generations of yoga teachers. There are over 100 recent graduates of this program which is offered also on the weekends, and in 4 week immersions. Richard has taught yoga workshops throughout the USA, at several Iyenger Yoga National Conventions, in Australia and India, and taught this spring in China.




Mar 3, 2020
$150 – $300
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Center for Yoga of Seattle
(206) 526-9642


Center for Yoga of Seattle
2261 NE 65th St.
Seattle, 98115 United States
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(206) 526-9642
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