Requirements - 200 Hour YTT

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicants must have a Grade 12 High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1 year of serious yoga study and practice. Student applicants need not be "advanced" students but should have a dedication to practice and have a sincere interest in deepening their own practice and/or becoming yoga teachers.

Free yoga classes to those registered!

For those registered in our 200 hour YTT training please enjoy free yoga classes at TAYS for a nine-month time period. Participants can come up to 2 x's each week. Free classes must be used between the first date of the program and will expire by the final date of the program. 


Students will graduate from the 200-hour program as Certified Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teachers and will receive a certificate confirming such. Mike and Maxine and Therapeutic Approach Yoga Studio are registered through Yoga Alliance and are recognized as offering the minimum standards required in educating and teaching yoga students to become yoga teachers. This is an internationally recognized registry.

Alumni from our 200 YTT training programs have some fantastic benefits. In addition to being a "Certified Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teacher" from Therapeutic Approach Yoga Studio ( a highly regarded and established international Yoga school). Our alumni also have the following benefits:

1. Ongoing discount off of our regular priced classes - 10% off

2. 1/2 price tuition when attending future TAYS YTT 200 hour programs. 

We support and encourage you to continue your studies with us. Our teachers are constantly learning and changing and want to continue to share with you. If you would like to be re-inspired or continue your development as a yoga teacher we support this growth.

Graduates of our program might also consider continuing their yoga journey into our YTT 500 level advanced training.

Admission Schedule

A minimum and maximum number of registrants will be accepted. Suitable applicants will be accepted into the program on a first come, first served basis.


Download our Application Form (bottom of page) to apply to our 200 hour YTT training.

Please include your deposit of $500 (cheque made out to TAYS) when submitting your application in order to be considered in the program. Once you are accepted into 200 hour YTT program, this deposit will be cashed. Please send your completed application form and your deposit to:

Therapeutic Approach Yoga Studio, Attn: Maxine Jeffrey

102-6156 Quinpool Road

Halifax, Nova Scotia,   B3L 1A3

Tuition Fees (Halifax programs) - YTT 200 hour program - Weekends program.

For Yoga Barn program details click here.

1. $2950.00 + tax (Early Bird Price) -  If paid in full by 1 month before start date of program
     Deposit, 1 months prior, $500 cheque only to hold your space. $2892.50 due one month prior to start date. (e-transfer, credit card, cheque or cash)

2. $3400.00+ tax (Regular Rate) -  (If paid in full by day one of the program)
     Deposit $500 cheque only. Balance due - First day of program $3410 (e-transfer, credit card, cheque or cash)

3. $3480 + tax (for Payment Plan option applicable only to "Weekends" training*)
     *Payment plan option: Deposit $500 cheque only. Plus 8 payments of $437.75 each by credit card or post dated cheques only. On the first day please provide the credit card form** below signed or all postdated cheques)

The tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Any way we can help?

For those coming from out of town or are not familiar with the Halifax area, we have directions from the airport, local places to stay and general tourism information. Please call 1-866-429-3303 or email and we would be pleased to answer any questions or help in any way that we can.