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What Style of Yoga is Dharma House Teacher Training?
Dharma House School of Yoga is a Hatha-based school.

How proficient in yoga do I need to be to do the 200-hour program?
We highly recommend that you have one year of consistent yoga before enrolling in our teacher training.  This ensures that you have a basic foundation in primary yoga postures before you learn how to teach.  

What will I learn in the 200-hour Dharma House School of Yoga Teacher Training?
In addition to making lifelong friends and deepening your experience of yoga, you will study the following topics.
-Asana, Learn the safe and intelligent way to perform poses.
-Cueing, learn how to give clear and concise verbal cues
-Alignment, with modifications, variations and the proper use of props.
-Sequencing, How to design effective and intelligent sequences for all levels.
-Working with different bodies and students
-Teaching from the heart
-Yoga styles, including restorative, Ashtanga, chair yoga, Nidra, Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin 
-Practice teaching
-Anatomy
-Pranayama, breathing techniques
-The business of Yoga
-History and Philosophy of Yoga

How many Students are in your training?
We strive to keep our teacher trainings small so students get plenty of individual, hands-on attention, guidance and instruction from our staff.  A typical class has 7 students enrolled.  

What happens if I miss a day or weekend?
You are strongly encouraged to attend all sessions.  But we understand that life does happen and this is a significant commitment.  If you miss time you will be required to make up the missed material by taking private lessons with one of the leads, this could have an additional cost.  

Do you offer payment plans or scholarships?
Yes!  Many students pay in full before their training begins, but others take advantage of our payment plans.  You must be paid in full to graduate.  Currently, we do not have scholarships available for the 2018 class.  If you would like to donate to the education of a student please contact us.  We are a 501c3 Charitable organization and your donation is tax deductible.

CHRISTY HARRIS, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP, LEAD TRAINER

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DEBORAH GEIGER, RYT 200, ADMINISTRATION

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HEATHER RAMA,  E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP, CYT, TRAINER

Christy Harris teaches a variety of yoga styles with an emphasis on alignment.  She is an E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP currently studying Iyengar influenced therapeutics and pursuing her Ayurvedic Specialist certification at The Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies and KC Yoga Therapy under the direction of Renee DeTar. Christy has also studied with  Rama Joyti Vernon, Doug Keller, Dr. Ray Long and Max Strom. She is a co-founder and lead trainer at the Dharma House School of Yoga and teaches yoga at the Muchnic Art Gallery. Christy guides and supports her students with humor and compassion using precision cueing to draw them into deeper alignment. Christy offers an intuitive knowledge of yoga philosophy and its application to daily life, illuminating the path to your inner journey.

Deborah Geiger teaches Yin yoga with an emphasis on finding ease in movements to relieve pain.  She is an RYT 200 graduate of the Dharma House School of Yoga, studying under the direction of Maylo Anderson and Christy Harris.  She is a co-founder and administrator of the Dharma House School of Yoga and teaches yoga at the Muchnic Art Gallery. Currently, Deborah is working towards her RYT 500 with an emphasis on Iyengar therapeutics at The Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies under the direction of Renee DeTar.  She has also studied under Dr. Ray Long. Her alignment rich, slow deep stretch classes help create space in the body and mind to live your best life possible.

Allowing people to feel better in their bodies is always the most important part of teaching yoga for Heather. As a 500 CYT RYT in therapeutic yoga, Heather has studied how differently each individual body can move or be restricted. She was certified at the Yoga School of Therapeutics and enjoys studying with Renee DeTar, Doug Keller, Ray Long and Leslie Howard. She is a trainer at Dharma House School of Yoga and believes yoga is for every body and works to bring her students back into balance in their lives. She specializes in working with those suffering from an injury or recovering from an illness, allowing the body to realign through the use of pranayama,meditation, and asanas. Heather can be found teaching beginners as well as experienced students at Hagoyah, Prairie Life Fitness and at her variouspop-ups around Kansas City.  

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