Austin, TX Application
Our training will take place from July 16 - August 1, 2017 (off July 24) at a central location in Austin. Participants join an inspiring community of 50 other educators and gain deep knowledge in yoga, mindfulness and social emotional learning practices. Graduates receive their official 200-hour yoga teacher certification through the Yoga Alliance.
Serena, Elementary Educator
"If you could do one thing that will help you not only be a better teacher, but also a better human, wouldn't you do it? Breathe for Change is that thing- I promise you it is. Take some time for yourself to learn, to grow, to be inspired. The best teachers are passionate, exhilarated, and joyful-- and Breathe for Change will help you get in touch with the amazing teacher in you."
It is our mission to make our trainings accessible to all teachers, and we offer need-based scholarships.
Don't let cost stop you from applying - we'll work with you to make our training affordable!
16 Day Syllabus Overview
Day 1: Transformation of Self - cultivating inner strength, self-love, and clear purpose
Day 2: Breathe For Beginnings – building the foundation for wholeness
Day 3: Breathe For Creativity – living your fully expressed self
Day 4: Breathe For Gratitude – appreciating the gift of life
Day 5: Transformation of Relationships - fostering supportive interactions, authentic connections and courageous conversations.
Day 6: Breathe For Presence – exploring the best gift of all
Day 7: Breathe For Compassion – vulnerably opening our hearts
Day 8: Breathe For Communication – fostering deeper relationships
Day 9: Transformation of Community - growing shared vision, united action, and collective well-being
Day 10: Breathe For Inclusion – cultivating well-being for all
Day 11: Breathe For Collaboration – working together for greater impact
Day 12: Breathe For Social Justice – using wellness as a vehicle for social change
Day 13: Integration and Renewal - reflection, relaxation and revitalization
Day 14: Breathe For Harmony – experiencing universal connection
Day 15: Breathe For Playfulness – living with lightness and joy
Day 16: Breathe For Inspiration – igniting the fire within
8:30 - 10:00: Morning Yoga Practice
10:00 - 10:15: Break
10:15 - 11:30: B4C’s Transformational Workshop
11:30 - 12:00: Mindfulness & Meditation
12:00 - 1:00: Philosophy
1:00 - 2:00: Lunch
2:00 - 3:00: Anatomy
3:00 - 5:00: Asana (w/ practice teaching)
5:00 - 5:45: Social Emotional Learning (Strategies)
5:45 - 6:15: Mentorship Groups
6:15 - 6:30: Community Closing
Beyond The Training: Support for Wellness Champions
Breathe For Change is committed to ensuring that all of our graduates have the tools and support to translate what they learn into action in their personal and professional lives.
Upon completion of our 200-hour training, we support our graduates in championing well-being in their schools by providing:
Monthly cohort community video conference calls
Monthly Healthy Hours for graduates and your communities
Periodic community events
We also offer one year of our B4C Citizenship program for free to all of our graduates. B4C Citizenship provides additional mentorship, resources, and instructional support, including:
Access to the Breathe For Change app for collaboration and communication
Bi-weekly self-care strategies aligned with our themes
Bi-weekly social emotional strategies aligned with our themes
Weekly sequences for wellness classes you can lead in your school or community