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Transform your Practice… Transform your Life!

THE SPACE in Visalia is pleased to offer a 200HR Yoga Teacher Training program with Peter Sterios, ERYT-500, founder of LEVITYoga™ and James Bailey, ERYT-500, founder of Sevanti Wellness, with classes at our studio in Visalia, Ca #centralvalleylove. This special program will guide you through a challenging, transformational process, and connect you to a vast body of knowledge passed on through a multi-generational lineage of yoga teachers with deep roots in India. Whether you desire to be a yoga teacher or just want a deeper, more comprehensive experience of all that yoga offers, completing our training is a great opportunity to transform the relationship you have with your practice, and your life!



This very special Residential 200 HR RYT Training begins with Module 1 in Visalia, Ca on Friday, AUG 25th 2017 @ 6:00 pm.  If you are coming from out of town Please contact Kristen McQuaide if you have questions or need assistance on hotels and or housing.  Our schedule allows for time between sessions to explore and thoroughly digest new ideas and share experiences in and out of class with a community of local & out-of-town students. Instruction accommodates students from any style of yoga, with 1-year of experience minimum practicing yoga regularly.



MODULE 1: Yoga History | Principles | Practicum

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  • Learn the origins of Yoga, and its historical development up to the present
  • Attain a thorough understanding of the lineage and principles of LEVITYoga™ and the elements of Gravity & Grace, a fun and intuitive approach to yoga that applies to any level of student or style of yoga
  • Experience a deeper quality of personal practice, incorporating precise physical and subtle body cues, covering 80+ asana, that serve as the primary foundation for teaching yoga creatively
  • Feel and embody the relationship between lightness of heart and our natural power to heal

MODULE 2: Pranayama | Basic Yoga Sutras & Sanskrit

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  • Explore the subtle and physical components of breathing through 7 fundamental practices of pranayama (Ujjayi, Kapalabhati, Bastrika, Sitali, Viloma, Kumbhaka, and Nadi Shodhana)
  • Gain the knowledge of the effects proper breathing has on our nervous and immune systems to insure optimum health – physically and psychologically
  • Learn the basics of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, including the Eight Limbs, with a preliminary introduction to the sacred language of Sanskrit, including the alphabet, basic grammatical rules and most of the common terms found in yoga classes (pose and animal names, body parts, directions/positions, numbers, and other general terms)


MODULE 3: Yoga Styles | Choreography | Cues | Adjustments + Props

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  • Learn to create and teach with safe, effective and intuitive class choreography from LEVITYoga’s 3-part system using unique Opening, Dynamic, and Closing Sequences
  • Build up time practicing and teaching to establish a strong relationship between how you practice and how you teach, gaining the confidence you need as a teacher
  • Discover your own voice to develop unique cues sourced from your own practice and experience, with the ability to teach based on the energy and needs of the class
  • Master the art of adjusting through hands-on practice, with real-time feedback from an experienced teacher and fellow students
  • Experience and assist the use of various yoga props that support the therapeutic benefits of asana and restorative yoga       

MODULE 4: Business Tools | Teacher Ethics | Peer Teaching + Review

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  • Understand the role of teacher and the necessary requirements to be a yoga professional, including the basics of marketing, successful business planning, studio management, and teacher ethics
  • Gain real-time experience practice teaching, with personal sessions filmed as a learning tool on your mobile device, followed by instructor evaluation and peer review


MODULE 5: Yoga Psychology | Physical & Subtle Anatomy | Ayurveda

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  •  Learn effective practices that Yoga Psychology offers to free us from mental and emotional limitations, embrace our truth, be present in every moment, resolve inner and outer conflict, heal relationships, and grow more authentically on the yogic path as practitioners and as teachers
  • Experience a visual and tactile approach to Physical Anatomy that is intuitive and fun, while gaining knowledge of its structural, functional and dynamic components essential to the practice and teaching of yoga
  • Access Subtle (Pranic) Anatomy first hand through combined lecture, meditation, visualization, and self-massage that provides take away tools for growth, wellness, and a radiant life
  • Experience the self-care and lifestyle practices Ayurveda promotes for conscious food preparation and eating, cleansing, and tools for rejuvenation



A Training Manual will be provided. There are eighteen (18) Required Books and other Recommended Books for the training, which students will need to purchase or borrow separately.


TUITION 200 HR TT Register early + SAVE!

Register and pay-in-full by JULY 4TH 2017

DISCOUNT PRICE = $3,000 + CC processing Fee 3% Unless paying by cash or check please contact Kristen McQuaide, Payment plans are also available. To inquire about this please contact Kristen McQuaide,

(requires $500 non-refundable deposit with application, and remaining balance paid by AUG 25, 2017).


Register and pay-in-full after JULY 4TH, 2017

REGULAR PRICE = $3,400 + CC processing Fee 3% unless paying by cash or check please contact Kristen McQuaide Also payment plans are available contact Kristen McQuaide

(requires $500 non-refundable deposit with application, and remaining balance paid by AUG 25, 2017).

  • Price does not include accommodation
  • Payment Plans and a limited number of Scholarships are available. Please inquire at
  • Tuition also includes unlimited yoga classes at the SPACE in Visalia for the duration of training, which starts as soon as you sign up.
  • REGISTER NOW and enjoy access to free classes immediately!


 AUG 25 - SEP 02  MODULE 1 ([ T H E  S P A C E  ] Yoga History | Principles | Practicum

SEP 15-17  MODULE 2 [ T H E  S P A C E  ] Pranayama | Yoga Sutras + Sanskrit Basics

SEP 29-OCT 1  MODULE 3 [ T H E  S P A C E  ]Yoga Styles | Choreography | Cues | Adjustments + Props

OCT 20-22 MODULE 4 (VisaliaBusiness Tools | Teacher Ethics | Peer Teaching + Review

NOV 9-15 MODULE 5 (VisaliaYoga Psychology | Physical + Subtle Anatomy | Ayurveda


  • Cancellation of Registration (before JULY 4TH, 2017) – Students will receive a full refund of the Deposit, less $175 Registration Fee if we receive a written Notice of Cancellation before JULY 4TH, 2017.
  • Withdrawal or Dismissal (after JULY 4TH, 2017 and before the Training begins) – Students will forfeit the complete Deposit, and receive a full refund of their Tuition balance paid if we receive a written Notice of Cancellation after JULY 4TH, 2017 and before the Training begins.
  • Withdrawal or Dismissal (after the Training begins)
  • If you withdraw or are dismissed from the Training once the Program begins, there will be no refunds.
  • Refunds – Payments for refunds will be made within 30 days from receipt of the written Notice of Cancellation, or within 30 days after the effective date of dismissal from the program. If you withdraw or are dismissed from the program with any outstanding balances due after AUG 25, 2017, you are obligated to pay full tuition for the entire program.



Peter Sterios ERYT-500 has been part of the global yoga community for over four decades as a teacher, writer, and entrepreneur based in San Luis Obispo, California. He is the creator of Manduka™, a leading eco-yoga products company based in Los Angeles. In 2009, Yoga Journal selected his first DVD, Gravity & Grace in their “top 15 yoga videos of all time” and his popular LEVITYoga™ Show appears on YogaAnytime™. He is an award winning architect, specializing in green yoga studios and retreat centers; co-founder of karmaNICA™, a charitable organization for impoverished kids in western Nicaragua; and for three years, taught yoga at the White House for Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity initiative (2011-2013). Peter’s influence through his teaching, writing and innovative design has been felt worldwide, and his light-hearted approach with LEVITYoga™ offers unique insight to the evolving art of yoga.


James G. Bailey, LAc, Dipl Om, Dipl Ayu, E-RYT 500 is a third generation healer, CAM physician, Yoga educator, and Yoga teacher trainer who has been living yoga and Ayurveda for 30 years. His training includes 5 years (4000+ hours) of formal clinical studies in Oriental Medicine (Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine) and training in Ayurveda under numerous Ayurvedic doctors in Kerala, South India, where he returns annually to study and lead retreats with Sevanti Adventures. James teaches Yoga, Ayurveda and meditation workshops worldwide. He is a contributing editor and former columnist for Yoga Journal, Light on Ayurveda, LA Yoga magazine and other wellness publications. He served as an active Board member of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM), and is founder of Sevanti Wellness in Pacific Palisades, CA. For more information about James, visit