Become a whole yoga teacher

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Study with the Circle Yoga Shala at Sixth House Studio

Through these programs, you can be recognized at the 200RYT and 500RYT levels, and receive CEUs through the Yoga Alliance. The Circle Yoga Shala is one of only 40+ accredited Yoga Therapy schools worldwide, and has been a registered school with the National Yoga Alliance since 1999.  Please join our teachers from the Ozark Mountains for this very special offering in Downtown Little Rock! 

200 RYT

April '22 thru October '22

Deposit: $200

Program Fee: $2,650

 

Due at least 15 days before program start and is refundable (100%) 15 days before the program start date. See school policies for further details. Payment plan option available.

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200 RYT CURRICULUM

Hatha Yoga

  • 5 techniques: Asana (Stillness), Pranayama (Breath), Vinyasa (Rhythm), Bandha (Integration) Drushti (Presence)

  • Core Actions: Lengthening and Broadening (discover what actions are universal and must be taken to be stable and at ease in each posture)

  • Method of Teaching: how to language, organize and disseminate lessons to public classes.

  • Joint Anatomy and the Spiral Body

  • Pranayama, Meditation and Kriyas

200 RYT Schedule

Int 1: Apr 1-3, 2022

Int 2: May 13-15, 2022

Int 3: June 10-12, 2022

Int 4: July 15-17, 2022

Int 5: August 26-28, 2022

Int 6: Sept 30-Oct 2, 22

Int 7: Oct 21-23, 2022

Daily Schedule

Fri: 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Sat: 8:30am - 5:30pm

Sun: 9:00am - 3:00pm

(breaks will be included)

Interested in joining us next year?

2023 Teacher Training
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200 Hour YTT Trainers

Holly Krepps is the co-owner and creator of the Circle Yoga Shala in Jasper, Arkansas (one of only 50 internationally accredited yoga therapy schools). She has over 11,000 hours invested in teaching, with more than 8,000 of those hours in the training of whole Yoga Teachers. She has facilitated workshops, teacher trainings, and private one-on-one sessions in the US, as well as Mexico, Spain, Costa Rica, and the Virgin Islands. Students from Germany, France, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic have traveled to work with her at the Shala.

300 RYT

September '22 thru August '23

Deposit: $200

Program Fee: $3,050

 

Due at least 15 days before program start and is refundable (100%) 15 days before the program start date. See school policies for further details. Payment plan option available.

 
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300 RYT CURRICULUM

By the end of the program you will have gained:

  • The ability to marry Eastern and Western philosophies into a coherent worldview that informs your choices as a teacher

  • A library of therapeutically-oriented practices, fit for groups or privates

  • The ability to scale practices for any capacity and interest

  • An elegance in your sequencing choices informed by evolutionary anatomy, Ayurveda and liberation philosophies.

300 Hour YTT Schedule

Int 1: Sep 23-25, 2022

Int 2: Oct 28-30, 2022

Int 3: Dec 2-4, 2022

Int 4: Jan 13-15, 2023

Int 5: Feb 17-19, 2023

Int 6: Mar 17-19, 2023

Int 7: Apr 21-23, 2023

Int 8: May 26-28, 2023

Int 9: July 14-16, 2023

Int 10: Aug 4-6, 2023

Daily Schedule

Fri: 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Sat: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Sun: 9:00am - 3:00pm

(breaks will be included)

Interested in joining us next year?

2023 Teacher Training
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300 RYT Trainer

Stela Balaban
(YTT 500 and Yoga Therapist)

Stela completed her YTT500 studies with Circle Yoga Shala at Jane’s House in St Louis in 2015 and has been involved in the program ever since. She has been co-facilitating the YTT500 program alongside Matt and Holly, and more recently, the YTT200 and the CYS Yoga Therapy Program, of which she is also a graduate.

As a teacher, Stela’s interest is to support, develop, and systematize the shala teachings. She is passionate about offering students a world-class yoga education of the highest ethical and scientific standards, while at the same time uphold the esoteric essence and sacred nature of the teachings.

In 2017, Stela relocated to Jasper, AR (2 miles down the road from CYS), and continued to grow her involvement with the shala to include admissions, onboarding, private training sites, social media, CEUs, and the CYS publication “Yoga in Action.”

Stela holds a B.A. in International Relations from Mount Union College (2005), an M.A. in Politics from New York University (2007), and an M.S. in Sociology from the University of Amsterdam (2010). She is also a published author in peer-reviewed health publications. She has lived and studied in several countries, including Romania, Italy, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. 

You must be 18+ to apply, and have completed a 200 hour training.

2. Interview

A staff member will contact you for a phone interview.

A $200 deposit is due within 10 days of being accepted to the program. Payment plans are available!

Sign your enrollment agreement and get excited!