Forge the Path for Your Future.
Yoga teacher training that covers more than just the physical postures of yoga. Understand and teach the vast benefits yoga has to offer, all from a trauma-informed lens.
You Were Drawn to Yoga for a Reason
Maybe it was a moment of clarity during Savasana, or the feeling of strength after conquering a tough pose. Maybe yoga has made you calmer, more aware, or maybe it’s taken you so far as to help you re-inhabit your body after a traumatic experience.
Either way, you know there’s something about this practice that keeps you coming back. Click “Apply today” to begin your journey as a certified, trauma-informed yoga teacher.
- Location: 3729 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
- Fully Online (synchronous, live online learning via Zoom)
All attendance options will have 25+ hours of asynchronous online coursework to complete. All sessions are recorded and available to watch at a later time.
- In-Person Tuition: $2995 (Early Bird Price, price raises to $3295 after 7/1/2024)
- Fully Online Tuition: $2295 (Early Bird Price, price raises to $2595 after 9/1/2024)
- $500 Deposit is required upon registration (non-refundable, to be put toward tuition)
- 1 BIPOC scholarship available for in-person format (full scholarship for tuition, cost required for materials)
- A limited number of partial scholarships are available for public service workers (therapists, socials workers, nurses, teachers, etc) and BIPOC individuals.
- Fill out the scholarship application here. Please note, if applying for the scholarship, you will also be required to fill out the regular YTT application here.
- Thursdays from 5:30-8:30pm MST
- Select Sundays from 8am-5pm MST
All students are expected to attend the training live, whether via zoom or in-person, depending on which format they sign up for. In-person students can attend on Zoom at any time.
Missing live training sessions is permitted as long as the dates are discussed with the lead trainers. Every training session will be recorded and available to watch at a later time.
Select Sundays 8am-5pm MT:
- Starting September 8th. Full schedule for the 2024-2025 Training will be posted soon.
Every Thursday evening 5:30-8:30pm MT
- From September 12th to February 20th
- No classes on Thanksgiving and the last two weeks of the year.
Asana means posture in Sanskrit. We will study the mechanics of yoga asanas, as well as, their benefits, variations, and alignment.
Prana means ‘life force’ or ‘vital energy’ in Sanskrit. We achieve “life force extension” or “increasing of one’s vital energy” through breathwork practices. You will learn different types of breathwork practices along with their specific benefits and contraindications.
Meditation + Mindfulness
We will practice, explore, and study many different styles of mindfulness and meditation, all with trauma-informed awareness.
Chanting + Mantra
The very foundations of our Universe, of matter and thought, appear to lie in sound vibration. We will learn chanting practices and use mantras in meditation.
Yoga nidra is an evidence-based, self-inquiry practice consisting of guided meditation, a body scan, visualizations, breathing techniques, and internal awareness. You’ll practice yoga nidra several times and learn how to guide a simple yoga nidra experience.
Chakra is Sanskrit for ‘wheel of light’ and are known as energy centers. We will study the chakras to understand how yoga influences the body on a subtle level.
Yoga Philosophy + Psychology
The process for learning for each yogic concept includes lecture/discussion, themed yoga class, meditation, journaling, experiential activities, and active listening in community.
Zenver’s Vinyasa methodology is based on regulating the nervous system and opening the myofascial lines of the body in a sequential order, designed to leave the practitioner feeling balanced, integrated, and whole.
Anatomy + Physiology
Through online coursework and live Q & A’s with Dr. Anthony Davis, you will fill the foundational anatomy requirements of what you need to know to effectively practice and teach in a way which is pain-free and integrated.
History + Social Dynamics
You’ll learn about yoga’s unique history and how it came to be a beloved practice for millions around the globe.
Lifestyle + Business
Learning business skills is essential to becoming a successful yoga teacher. We’ll discuss ways to diversify your income and make yoga teaching work for you.
A majority of the population has experienced trauma, it is our responsibility to do what we can to create a safe and empowering environment in our classes. We’ll study Polyvagal Theory to understand trauma and its effects on mind and body.
Meet Our Teachers
Ali Bullano E-RYT 500, MSW, LCSW
Ali is the owner/founder of Zenver Yoga, the lead teacher of the training and has over 11 years of experience teaching yoga. Ali is a somatic psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker and brings her experience in those fields to help you become a well-rounded, trauma-informed teacher. Ali believes in the importance of our own self-awareness, acknowledging that the work in understanding one’s relationship to privilege regarding ethnicity, color, and other intersectional identities is a lifelong study.
Katy Bauschke E-RYT 200
Katy has been teaching yoga for a decade. Katy studied yoga on an ashram in Rishikesh, Himachal Pradesh, India. There, she learned of the profound wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras from gurus, monks and sages. Katy’s classes are meditative, breath-focused, and are often accompanied by singing bowls, yogic philosophy, and Sanskrit chanting.
Dr. Anthony Davis
Dr. Anthony Davis is the anatomy and physiology teacher for our yoga teacher training. Anthony has a Doctorate of Chiropractic, Master’s in Exercise Science, over 700hrs of training as a yoga teacher, and is a YTT instructor, personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist, and certified medical exercise specialist. He believes in science, evidence-based practice, and a no-bullshit approach to health & wellness.
Shruti Niravane RYT 200
Shruti was fortunate to grow up in a culture where yoga was a part of many people’s lives. Growing up in the U.K., her mother ensured she was connected to her heritage and the traditions of India. In 2021, while taking a break from working in the scientific research industry, she took the plunge and completed her 200 hour teacher training with Zenver Yoga.
L.A. Miskovic RYT 200
L.A.was introduced to yoga in 2011 after tearing her ACL in college soccer. Yoga then became a way for her to cope while dealing with anxiety, depression, and grief. LA is certified in hatha yoga and yin yoga as well as crystal sound bowl therapy, reiki, Thai massage, and restorative yoga. LA’s objective is for students to feel supported and safe to explore the interplay of emotions and their physical bodies.
Yogi J Miles
J Miles is a Yogi, martial artist, body worker, retired breakdancer, community activist, and the son of a Baptist minister. Hailing from Richmond, VA, he is the founder of Maha Vira Yoga and leads classes around the country, as well as, his own 200 hour YTT. In Zenver’s training, J Miles leads The Intersection of Mindfulness and Social Justice Workshop, helping you make your offering equitable and accessible.