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Sample Teacher Training Class and Q and A with Richard Schachtel

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on Oct 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Oct 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Oct 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

| Free – $23

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Sample Teacher Training Class and Q and A with Richard Schachtel - Center for Yoga of Seattle

If you’ve been considering a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, now is the time to find out more.

These are FREE Teacher Training classes, provided you sign up Here in advance. No credit card information is required. Space is limited.

Those who arrive without pre-registering online, will be charged a drop-in fee of $23.

Please, arrive early at 6:15pm dressed for yoga practice. Q and A session will follow the class. The class is limited to only 20 people so please only sign up if you intend to come and participate. The Session is for those who have not already signed up for a teacher training at The Center For Yoga of Seattle. If you already signed up for one of our upcoming trainings at The Center, please do not sign up for this session so that we can use each space to reach people who have not yet decided to enroll in one of our trainings.

The open house is for those interested in one of our upcoming 200-hour teacher trainings, OR our 1-year Yoga Practitioner Training Courses(no theory, methodology, or Anatomy in the practitioner training).

Our Next Evening 1 Year Teacher Training starts on November 6 on Wednesday Nights 6-10pm

The 1 Year Tuesday Morning Teacher Teacher Training Starts on November 12th and meets 10am-2pm weekly

The 1 Year Weekend Teacher Teacher Training Starts on January 2020 and meets 1-7pm

8th Annual Spring 4-Week Immersion 200 HR Yoga Teacher Training March 2-28, 2020

14TH Annual Summer 4-Week Immersion Teacher Training July, 2020

Bring your yoga clothes and your questions!

Our Yoga Practitioner Trainings Meet on Wednesday Evenings from 6-8pm starting on November 6, and on Tuesday Mornings starting on November 12 from 10am-12noon.

Find out why Iyengar Yoga Alignment is the Gold Standard of Yoga Systems.

Experience teacher training from Seattle’s most experienced yoga teacher trainer.

Some of the Hallmarks of Iyengar Yoga are:

1. The emphasis on precision of alignment in every pose.
2. The specific and creative use of props that can help to individualize the practice to each student.
3. The important feedback on practice that is given by well-trained competent teachers.
4. Well structured sequences that help the student to progress and to gain awareness.
5. Emphasis on developing the ability to work and stay in the poses in order to gain real benefit as compared to classes which are too fast to experience the full benefit of each pose and do not allow enough time to make adjustments and corrections.
6. The emphasis on practicing a full-range of poses including the highly important inverted poses which are sadly not taught at”gym yoga” classes.

Please sign up early and arrive early for the class!


Dates & Time:

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday October 9, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday October 16, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm


About the instructor: Richard Schachtel
Richard Schachtel

Richard Schachtel is Seattle’s most experienced yoga teacher trainer. He has taught special classes for those wanting to be trained to teach yoga since 1986.
Richard Schachtel has been training in Iyengar Yoga for over 40 years which emphasis developing a practice with a high degree of precision of alignment. 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 2017. 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 125 recent graduates of this program which is offered also on the weekends, and in 4 week immersions.

He has trained yoga teachers not only in Washington State but teachers from around the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia in his immersion yoga teacher trainings help several times each year in Seattle, and in Goa India each Winter.


October 9
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – $23
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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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