Be Well Integrative Health Services’ advanced 300hr Yoga Training program brings you to a higher level of teaching and a deeper level of practice. The content of this training is developed and designed by a team of experts who share a common philosophy grounded in years of teaching experience, the latest movement research and dialogs, and a love for one of our world’s most ancient practices.
You will learn principles of observing people and bodies and refine your skills of responding and adapting to what you see and hear from your students. This training is the first weekend of every month (with some exceptions, see calendar below), Saturday and Sunday, 12-6pm both days, from October 2023 – March of 2025. Upon completion you will be able to register as a 500-hr RYT with the Yoga Alliance.
Cindy earned a Master of Science in Yoga Therapy in 2022 from Maryland University of Integrative Health and is certified as a Yoga Therapist by IAYT. Cindy started her teaching journey with a 200 hour YTT with Kelly Santucci at Younique Yoga in Cedar Grove. After being awarded the Saul Swanger Fellowship (Morris Educational Foundation), Cindy completed the 95 hour Children’s Certificate with Childlight Yoga in Dover, New Hampshire. Cindy has also completed additional training in: Restorative Yoga, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Adaptive Yoga, MBSR, Dharma Yoga Wheel and has a 95 hour certificate from Holy Yoga Global.
A Licensed Social Worker, Cindy has many years of experience helping children and adults with challenges such as anxiety, depression, neurodivergence and developmental disabilities. Her background and training in clinical therapy inform her teaching style. Cindy adapts her teaching to who is present in the room and invites her students to discover strength and space in their body and cultivate inner awareness of their individual practice. She enjoys the challenge of teaching a variety of classes to all levels from beginner to intermediate/advanced, and the creative process of developing new sequences and fun flows. At BeWell and for Holy Yoga Global, Cindy has provided coaching and feedback to many new instructors in training. Cindy believes that in a busy, hurt and hurried world, yoga’s integration of body mind and spirit has the potential to transform individuals and their communities.
MS, MSW, LSW, C-IAYT, RYT-500, RCYT
Tisha completed her 200-hr yoga teacher training at YogaWorks in 2017 with Alicia Cheung and Oliver Reinsch and continued to study with them for an additional100-hr Yin Yoga and Myofascial Release Therapy Training. Shortly after, she became a Yoga Tune Up® Instructor (2017) trained by Laurel Beversdorf and Elizabeth Wipff. In 2019, she completed her advanced 300-hr yoga teacher training with Omni Kitts-Ferrara and Donna Scro at Yoga Mechanics and became a Detour Method® Instructor. In addition to her yoga training, Tisha became certified in FRC®, FRA® and Kinstretch® with Functional Range Systems® and completed her certification as a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. After the birth of her daughter, she trained with Deb Flashenberg at the Prenatal Yoga Center in NYC and became an 85-hour prenatal yoga teacher (2022). Tisha has been a teacher trainer for Be Well’s 200-hr and 300-her yoga teacher training programs for the last three years, and will co-lead the 200-hr training with Marisa in 2023. In addition, Tisha has been assisting the 200-hr and 300-hr yoga teacher training programs at Yoga Mechanics for the last three years with Omni Kitts-Ferrara.
Tisha is currently studying with Tiffany Cruikshank of Yoga Medicine® to weave Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into her classes and sessions with private clients. Her teaching is strongly based around anatomy and function, and she has a neuro-centric approach to health and performance. As she continues to learn, her yoga and movement practice continues to evolve as well as her teaching.
RYT-500, RPYT, YACEP, Yoga Tune Up® Instructor, NASM CPT, FRC®ms, FRA®s
Marisa is the owner of Be Well Integrative Health Services, and a registered yoga teacher for 5 years. She completed her first 200-hr yoga teacher training at Purple Om Yoga in Denville in 2018 under Jen Kalawur, and then another 200-hr (2019), as well as the 300-hr (2020) advanced yoga teacher training under Amanda Sherman at Be Well.
Marisa completed the 25-hr Dharma Yoga Wheel certification (2019), as well as the Prenatal Yoga Center’s 85-hour prenatal yoga teacher training (2022). Marisa was the assistant lead trainer for Be Well’s 200-hr yoga teacher training program in 2022, and will co-leading the training with Tisha in 2023.
Marisa has bachelor of science degree in Nutrition and Food Science with a concentration in Dietetics from Montclair State University; a Master of science degree in Applied Nutrition at Northeastern University, and is a current nutrition doctoral candidate at University of North Florida.
MS RDN RYT-500
Modules will cover:
- Cueing and Sequencing
- Lifestyle and Philosophy
- Anatomy and the Central Nervous System
- Polyvagal Theory and the Gunas
- Contraindications and Modifications
- Building Resilience Through Yogic Practices
- The Subtle Body
- Trauma-Informed Teaching, Safe touch, Assists and Adjustments
- Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Yin Yoga
- Introduction to Mobility Training and Self-Myofascial Release (SMR)
- Ayurveda (Doshas); Prana and the Vayus
- The Business of Yoga
- Creating and Developing Workshops
10/7-8; 11/4-5; 12/2-3
1/6-7, 2/3-4, 3/2-3, 4/6-7, 5/4-5, 6/1-2, 7/13-14, 9/7-8, 10/19-20, 11/16-17
1/4-5, 2/1-2, 3/1-2
Graduation day is 3/2.
*For Be Well Alum (those that have successfully graduated from any one of Be Well’s Yoga Teacher Trainings in the past): $4000. If you pay in full before the start of the training an additional $250 will be deducted from the tuition.
Customizable payment plans are available. Tuition must be paid in full by June of 2024. For all requests regarding tuition and payment plans, please contact Marisa@bewellihs.com.