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Nirmana Yoga Loft is a Registered School of Yoga with the Canadian Yoga Alliance and is accredited to certify new teachers at the 200-hour training level. This program is created in accordance with the Canadian Yoga Alliance guidelines for teacher training.

A YTT program is a great way to deepen your knowledge & understanding of the practice of yoga an take a more in depth look into the mystic origins of this practice. Although all graduates will be taught how to teach physical yoga classes, the physical practice of yoga is but a small fraction of the totality of this ancient & sacred discipline. Learn the many branches of yoga and experience different styles of practice in this 6 month intensive training.



JANUARY 2023 - JUNE 2023

If you have been looking for a program that supports the more sacred aspects of yoga, Nirmana YTT Transformation is exactly that. This training is designed for those who want to take their practice to the next level, learn the heart & soul of the ancient practice of yoga, and even become certified to teach as accredited by the Canadian Yoga Alliance. Our Registered School of Yoga offers you the teachings that you simply don't get in a drop-in class and facilitates a way for your to move deeper into the self-inquiry practices integral to the science of yoga.



Where mind, body, and spirit become One.

Accredited by The Canadian Yoga Alliance


100 hours - Yoga Training & Techniques

40 hours - Yoga History & Philosophy

25 hours - Physiology & Anatomy

20 hours - Teaching Methodology

10 hours - Practicum Presentation

5 hours - Lifestyle, Ethics, Business

140 of these hours are in-person contact hours, 40 hours of in studio practice, and the remaining, 20 hours include additional reading, homework assignments, and personal practice to support a deeper integration of your knowledge and understanding of the material and how it applies directly to your life.

2023 Enrollment


THERE ARE 2 OPTIONS FOR OUR 2023 YTT: Weekend Intensive or Weekday Immersion

Weekend Intensives run every other weekend for 6 months - Weekday Immersion runs every Tuesday for 6 months and both programs include additional homework, self-study, reading and assignments with a final written exam and teaching practicum to complete your certification.

Weekday Immersion Training takes place every Tuesday 9-3 pm from Jan - June 2023

Weekend Intensive Training takes place bi-weekly: Saturday & Sunday 9-5 pm from Jan - June 2023

Welcome Ceremony

Weekday Immersion: 11:00 - 2:00 pm Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Weekend Intensive: 6:00 - 9:00 pm Friday, January 13, 2023

Weekend Intensive Training Dates:

Weekend 1: January 13 - 15

Weekend 2: January 28 - 29

Weekend 3: February 11 - 12

Weekend 4: February 25 - 26

Weekend 5: March 11 - 12

Weekend 6: March 25 - 26

Weekend 7: April 15 - 16

Weekend 8: April 29 - 30

Weekend 9: May 13 - 14

Weekend 10: May 27 - 28

Weekend 11: June 10 - 11

Final Written Exam & Closing Ceremony:

Weekday Immersion: 10:00 - 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Weekend Intensive: 11:00 - 3:00 pm Saturday, June 24, 2023

A total of 2 full training dates can be missed & rescheduled at no additional charge. If more than 2 full days of training will be missed, there may a small rescheduling fee. Trainees will receive a 6-month unlimited monthly membership and be required to complete 40 hours of practice in studio outside of the training dates listed. These can be any style of class and taken on your own time as your schedule permits and must be completed within a 12-month time frame in order to receive your certification.

Pricing & Payments


$3333 + hst 

$500 deposit required to secure your space.

Training tuition includes:

6-month Unlimited Membership (valued at $540 + hst)

Comprehensive Training Manuals (valued at $500 + hst)

Tuition can be paid in full at your discretion, or monthly installments can be arranged. This course is non-refundable, although a space can be reserved for you at our next training in the event that you are unable to complete the course due to unforeseen circumstances. 


Training Materials


It is ideal for every student to have their own set of props for their home yoga practice which includes a good quality yoga mat, bolster, strap, and eye pillow - however, all props will be available for students to use at the studio. Do invest in a good quality yoga mat to support your practice.

All YTT students will be required to purchase additional books to support the training:

- The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Translation & Commentary by Sri Swami Satchitananda

- Hatha Yoga Pradipika: Swami Muktibodhananda

- The Bhagavad Gita: Eknath Easwaran

- The Science of Yoga - Ann Swanson

- The Key Muscles of Yoga - Ray Long

Preparing for Training


If you are already enrolled and looking for some great material to read to prepare you to embark on this journey, here are a few great books to prepare you for the journey that is Yoga Teacher Training:

- The Autobiography of a Yogi: Paramahansa Yogananda

- A Brief History of Yoga: Ramesh Bjonnes

- The Truth of Yoga: Daniel Simpson

- Peace Love Yoga: Andrea R. Jain

- Inner Engineering - A Yogi's Guide to Joy: Sadhguru

- The Science of Yoga - The Risks & Rewards: William J. Broad

Who should apply?


It would stand to reason that a strong interest in the practices of yoga would guide someone in the direction of wanting to deepen their understanding. There are no physical prerequisites for this training, although it is ideal if you have some experience in any form of yoga from yin & restorative to hatha & ashtanga flow. We will cover a broad range of poses and examine the teaching styles for a few different styles of yoga, including more gentle and restorative practices. 

We take an inclusive approach to yoga, meeting people where they are in various ranges of motion & mobility. We offer cues & modifications, supportive props, suggestions to cultivate body awareness, and verbal guidance to help you navigate the postures safely. 

Laughing Yoga


Enrolling in a 200-hour YTT requires dedication, sacrifice, and practice. It is a journey we embark upon while fulfilling the other commitments & responsibilities we have in life and so it is not a decision to be made on a whim. These practices will not only challenge you physically at times, but they require a level of honesty & introspection to dive deep within yourself. This is a journey of the Self, to the Self, through the Self ~ a deeply transformative process. The group comes together in sacred community to hold space for one another as we learn to understand and apply these practices & philosophies to our daily lives. It is an honor for us to share these teachings, we look forward to meeting you!

Please click the link below to drop us an email to introduce yourself. We want to know a little bit about you and to learn why you are interested in applying for The Nirmana Yoga 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Transformation program. 



“Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists”

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