Namaskar Yoga Saskatoon
Mailing Address:   2326 Haultain Avenue Saskatoon S7J 1R1
Studio Location:  615 - 2nd Avenue North Saskatoon (no mail delivery at downtown studio address)
Phone:  306-241-3409

Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training Program


  Completion of this Program will qualify you to be an 
internationally Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance.
Participants must attend and complete requirements for the following 10 Modules
Please note:  The 2017 - 2018 Program is full and in progress 
Another 200 Hour RYT Program is not scheduled at this time.

 18 hour Weekend Teacher Training Modules:
Teaching Basic Asanas
Teaching Intermediate Asanas
Teaching to Specific Groups
Retrain:  Choice of Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Basic Prenatal
Anatomy of Yoga
Teaching Advanced Asanas
Philosophy of Yoga
Review of Asanas, Anatomy, Meditation and Philosophy
The Sum of the Parts
For scheduled dates and times please visit:  Namaskar Yoga Teacher Training Dates
Previous progams:
2009 - 2011
2011 - 2012
2012 - 2013
2013 - 2014
2014 - 2015
2015 -2016
2016 - 2017
2017 - 2018 is full and in progress


Required Practice Teaching Hours 
for Basic Certification

Instructors:  Kathleen Podiluk, E-RYT and Doug Podiluk, E-RYT
Location:  Namaskar Yoga Studio,  615 - 2nd Avenue North, Saskatoon

Date:  Saturday April 7, 2018
Time:  @11:30 to 3:30 p.m.  (4 hours)
Fee:  $50
Note:  Next date planned to be scheduled after the April 14-15, 2018 Teaching Basic Asanas workshop

This workshop is intended to provide you with the required practice teaching hours for Certification in Teaching Basic Asanas.  
 We will review and work on pose technique, teaching methodology and practice teaching in a relaxed and positive atmosphere.  Participants will receive individual attention and coaching.  There will be time provided for discussion, questions and answers.  This workshop is also a good opportunity to practice, share and exchange ideas with other new yoga teachers. 
If you are interested in attending please e-mail:

Possible options for trainees who can not attend one of the above workshops:
Practice Teach with a Pre-Approved Mentor .  Email to request the Approved Mentor Form. (Form, instructions, review and feedback fee for Namaskar $20)
Private one-on-one 1 hour training session with Namaskar E-RYT (Fee $60)
Possible option for out of town participant: Submit video of practice teaching for review and documented feedback to incorporate into a second video for review and documented feedback by from E-RYT  (Total fee: $40)
Note for City of Saskatoon Certified Fitness Instructors only: This workshop counts as 4 hours of Saskatoon Leisure Services 8 hour Fitness Yoga Mentorship Program.
Please discuss details for your Certification with the Director.
Please note the E-RYT may advise that further training/practice is required for certification.

Visit:  Namaskar Yoga Teacher Training
to see the next scheduled dates as they are posted for the following workshops:

Yin Yoga
Power/Vinyasa Yoga for Athletes
Restorative Yoga
Chair Assisted Yoga
Training Yoga Technique at the Wall
Yoga for the Low Back
Prenatal Yoga
(See below for link to Prenatal Yoga Website)

 Namaskar yoga
The Yoga Alliance Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training School
in Saskatchewan 

Click here for further details

Required Texts

Meditation Module - 1 Text

The Living Gita - The Complete Bhagavad Gita
A Commentary for Modern Readers
by Sri Swami Satchidananada

Available through Amazon (google Amazon The Living Gita)
for about $15.60

 Philosophy Module - 2 Texts

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Translation and Commentary by
Sri Swami Satchidananda


The Living Gita - The Complete Bhagavad Gita
A Commentary for Modern Readers
by Sri Swami Satchidananada

Both books available through Amazon

Required Text for Anatomy of Yoga - 1 Text

Prerequisite: Module 1 with Kathleen's Yoga Studio (or as discussed with Director)
Required text purchase: 
Either of the following versions of The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga

Pre-work: To be assigned prior to workshop

Scientific Keys Volume I: The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga

by Ray Long and Chris MacIvor
(Spiral-bound - Jan 1, 2006)
Available from and

- or -

The Key Muscles of Yoga: The Scientific Keys, Volume 1
by Ray Long and Chris MacIvor

Available from and

Yoga Alliance Training Hours

Yoga Alliance CEC's

For 200 Hour RYT's registered with the Yoga Alliance:  You do not need to send in a certificate for CEC's with Yoga Alliance.  They just require you to sign in to your Yoga Alliance account and enter your Training Hours.  It is all explained on their website  under Credentialling for Teachers, including a link to an excellent short video explaining contact hours, non-contact hours, and how to enter them.  

I have copied the link to this 6 minute video here for you - click on:  
watch this dynamic video