Chicago, IL Application
Our training will take place on July 6th - July 23rd (off July 14th) at a central location in Chicago. Participants join an inspiring community of educators and gain deep knowledge in yoga, mindfulness and social emotional learning practices. Graduates will be certified 200-hour yoga teachers and eligible to register as RYT-200 through the Yoga Alliance.
Rachel, Elementary School Educator, Wisconsin
"Breathe For Change has been the most positive professional development experience in my 24 years of teaching. Breathe For Change recognizes that supporting the well-being of educators in turn supports the well-being, and ultimately, the achievement of our students."
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 will 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 Graduates
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:
Access to our community on Facebook
Ongoing wellness tips and strategies
Opportunities to join our ChangeMaker program, which provides ongoing coaching, SEL strategies, yoga sequences and playlists, events, and more!