Yoga Source’s 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training & Lifestyle Mentorship Program is for participants looking to teach yoga and/or looking to explore new ways of improving lifestyle choices and decreasing stress through education. 

This program is designed as a truly empowering and transformational program.

This is a certified Yoga Alliance International Program.  

This program is offered as a 6 month Comprehensive Program (January – June).


200 Hour - Yoga Teacher Training & Lifestyle Mentorship Program

This is a truly empowering and transformational program. Each student will be guided step by step in all areas of yoga practicum. Additionally the program will teach you to explore, improve and decrease stress.  The lessons are as follows:

  • Taking the seat of the teacher with confidence, with authenticity and kindness
  • Finding your own unique voice
  • Effective verbal instructions for all the basic asanas
  • Progressive and purposeful class sequencing
  • Skilful observation
  • Physical adjustments
  • Demonstration techniques
  • Restorative / Breath Yoga
  • Leadership and building community
  • Classical and modern yoga philosophy
  • Importance of breath and Prana Practices
  • Chakras – the subtle energies of the body
  • Healthful Nutrition Education

This program layout is sensitive to the group that attends and how the group develops. 

Our graduates are the most authentic, educated, compassionate individuals.  Our reputation exceed us as most studios in the area are owned &/or operated by our leading graduates!

200 Hour - Dates and Hours

200-Hour THE Yoga Teacher Training Program & Lifestyle Mentorship Program: Total of  160 hours in-class +  40 hours Om Work

Jan 11th – 13th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jan 25th – 27th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Feb 8th – 10th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Feb 22nd – 24th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           March 22nd – 24th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        April 26th – 28th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            May 24th – 26th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             June 21st – 23rd


Fridays; 4-9pm (with a 30 minute break)
Saturday; 10:45am-6:45pm (with 2-3 short breaks and a 1 hour lunch)
Sunday; 11:45-7:45pm (with 2-3 short breaks and a 1 hour lunch)

200 Hour - Tuition Information

200 hour THE Yoga Teacher Training & Lifestyle Mentorship Program
Early Registration (must be paid in full by December 1st, 2018)

$3000+taxes ($3390) 

Registration (after December 1st, 2018)
$3350+taxes ($3785.50)
• $500+ taxes ($565) non-refundable deposit to hold spot must be paid by December 1st, 2018

• Balance must be paid in full by Saturday December 28th, 2018 or a payment plan may be discussed and provided

Tuition fees include a complimentary in-studio membership to Yoga Source during program session – valid January 11th to June 23rd, no augmentation permitted.

200 Hour - Certification Requirements

Certification is based on the performance and demonstration of your teaching ability, attitude, and satisfactory completion of all assignments and exams. To become certified in this course, you must demonstrate a basic understanding and integration of the asanas, philosophy, and other teaching methodologies.

To obtain certification you must sign and submit the code of ethics (see below) at the start of the program.
You must also sign and submit the Yoga Source YTT student contract (will be handed out on first day of class).

 Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to perform basic asanas with integration, precision, and heart. You need to be able to demonstrate the basic benchmarks of bio-mechanical integration in your own body.
  • Successfully complete all homework and required readings.
  • Sign and submit the code of ethics agreement.
  • Pay all fees and outstanding balances.
  • Complete 65 in-studio classes outside of program hours.  Must obtain signatures of certified instructors.  These classes can be completed in-studio at Yoga Source, or completed on yogastreamlive.com – yogis choice.  However, steaming classes are an additional investment and not included in complimentary yoga membership included in program tuition fees.
  • In additional to the 65 in-studio classes each participant must assist hands on in 10 in-studio classes taught at Yoga Source. 
  • Must have full attendance, participation, and a yogic attitude.

Yoga Alliance
This course is registered with Yoga Alliance International at the 200-hour level program. Once you become certified, you may register with Yoga Alliance International as a 200-hour level RYT.  

At-Home Study/Om Work

Assignments are given between segments to facilitate integration of the teachings. The homework constitutes an important aspect of the overall training and provides a structure of support for the learning process at home. The assignments include daily practice of asana, Pranayama, and meditation, reading requirements, written exercises.

Refunds to persons accepted into the program are as follows:

– If you cancel 30 days prior to the start of training, a refund will be given in full minus a $150 administration fee.
– If you cancel less than 14 days prior to the start of training, the balance will be refunded minus the $500+HST deposit.
– Once the program begins, tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

For more information and to inquire about Payment Plans please contact Sarah Hubley, #905-830-9700, or info@yogasource.ca

200 Hour - Lead Teachers & Guest Instructors

Lead Teachers:

  • Theresa Gagnon, E-RYT 500, Owner and Operator of Yoga Source & Therapy Studio – Asana
  • Laurie Newton, E-RYT 500 – Philosophy
  • Robin Montgomery, RYT 200, DOMP – Anatomy
  • Jo-Ann McRogers, Psychotherapist, Founder of The Heart Collective – Chakras
  • Mary Lawlis, RYT 200 – Breath

Guest Instructors:

  • Ram Vakkalanka, Yoga Philosopher, Kirtan Leader, Sanskrit Expert, and Sitar Artist – Philosophy & Introduction to Sankrit
  • Patti Wietzes, RYT 200 – Restorative Yoga
  • Christine Moran, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Homeopath – Nutrition
  • Wendy Martin, RYT 500 – Hands On Adjustments
  • Brandon Green, Muscle Systems & Internal Performance Consultant, RTS Instructor, MATm, RTSm, MAT Jumpstart, Founder of Strata International Performance Centre – 

200 Hour - Code of Ethics

Click here to download Yoga Source & Therapy Studio – Code of Ethics for Yoga Lifestyle Mentorship Program .  This form must be signed and handed in prior to the commencement of the 200 Hour program. 

Click here to download Yoga Source & Therapy Studio – Completion Contract for Yoga Lifestyle Mentorship Program.  This form must be signed and handed in prior to the commencement of the 200 Hour program. 

This course was introduced in 2008 and is registered with the Yoga Alliance International at the 200-hour level. Now in 2018, our program has grown and includes a variety of new ways to transform and empower participants to make clear lifestyle choices.  Yoga Source introduces “The Yoga Source 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training & Lifestyle Mentorship Program”!

Not sure if you want to commit to the 200 hour program? 

Yoga Source also offers 20 hour, and 100 hour programs.  Click or call us, #905-830-9700.