Top 10 Yoga Teacher Training Programs in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado is home to several reputed yoga centers. This makes the task of finding the perfect yoga teacher training program quite overwhelming. But worry not, we have you covered! Below is a list of the top 10 Yoga Alliance approved schools that we highly recommend.

1. Kindness Yoga

Kindness Yoga follows a more experiential approach than lecture-based. They conduct discussions and fun, creative drills to boost your confidence.

During their 200–hour teacher training course, you learn about yoga history, philosophy, anatomy, sequencing, adjustments, breath awareness and meditation. You also study the art of leadership, effective business planning, and how to create your own class themes.

The typical batch size ranges from 12 to 24 students maximum. They offer their training courses in multiple formats of 4 weeks, 10 weeks and 6 months.



Yoga Style: Vinyasa Yoga

Price: $2600 – $3000, depending on the type of payment.

Duration: 4–week/10–week/6– month

2. Samadhi Yoga

At Samadhi Yoga, students start teaching from the first week of the training to gain as much experience as possible. The course is held three times a year. The summer session is of 4 weeks, but the fall-winter and winter-spring sessions are of 14 weeks each.

Unlike other schools, here you’ll learn about Ayurveda, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Kundalini, Yoga Nidra, and Bhakti Yoga. Also, you’ll study different yoga postures, pranayama, meditation, and ethics. The timings for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday classes are 6 – 9 pm, but for Saturdays and Sundays, it is 8 am – 6 pm.



Yoga Style: Classical Yoga

Price: $2995

Duration: 4–week/14–week

3. Karma Yoga Center

The immersive yoga teacher training programs at the Karma Yoga Center dives into the spiritual and practical aspects of yoga. The lessons help you to discover your true potential and explore your body, mind and soul.

The 200–hour teacher programs are held twice a year. The spring course lasts for two months. There are five 4–day lessons (Thursday, Friday 4 – 8 pm and Saturday, Sunday 8 am – 5 pm). The 4–month long fall training includes a 3–day yoga retreat, two 7–day classes, and 4–weekend classes. The 7–day (Friday – Thursday) sessions are from 10 am – 5 pm. For the weekend classes, timings are Friday 6 – 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 5 pm.



Yoga Style: Vinyasa Yoga

Price: $2600 – $2800, depending on the time of payment.

Duration: Five 4–day segments over two months/4–weekend and two 7–day classes for four months

4. Iyengar Yoga Center

The 200–hour teacher training program at the Iyengar Yoga Center in Denver teaches traditional Hatha Yoga, following the footsteps of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar. During the course, you’ll learn how to adjust and modify yoga postures to treat stress and physical ailments. You’ll also study yoga philosophy and pranayama.

In order to qualify for this training, you must have three years of Iyengar Yoga experience. Along with that, you should also assist in a weekly Iyengar Yoga class, if available in your area. The classes are conducted on Fridays 5:30 – 8 pm, Saturdays 8 am – 5 pm and Sundays 8:30 am – 3 pm.



Yoga Style: Hatha Yoga as taught by B.K.S. Iyengar

Price: $1395 – $1600, depending on the time of payment.

Duration: Six weekends for four months

5. ONE Yoga

ONE yoga offers a mix of Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga classes. They fuse ancient wisdom with modern-day applications to make yoga relatable and accessible. Teacher training courses are organized twice a year, with only 14 students in each batch. The timings are Tuesdays 6 – 9 pm, Thursdays 6:45 – 9:45 pm, and Saturdays 8 am – 5 pm.

The teachers here ensure that you have your foundations right so that in future you can confidently develop your personal teaching methods. In addition to learning yoga styles, the training program also teaches spirituality, philosophy, self–care, meditation, and posture alignment.



Yoga Style: Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga

Price: $2950 – $3450, depending on the time of payment.

Duration: Three months

6. Yoga High

Located in Downtown Denver, Yoga High’s 200–hour teacher training offers a unique way of experiencing yoga and yoga practice. It is eight months long and includes yoga retreats. Classes are conducted every other week, with the studio ones on Saturdays from 9 – 5 pm and virtual (online) classes on Wednesdays from 6 – 9 pm.

During the training, you gain a deeper understanding of human anatomy, basic biomechanics, sequencing, and adjustment theory. You also learn about the evolution of yoga. In addition to that, the instructors help you to develop your own meditation practice by providing sessions on different meditation styles.

Individual mentorship is arranged for each participant where time is utilized for learning different styles of postures, meditation, coaching, and refining of teaching techniques. The classes also cover everything from insurance to social media that you need to know to get started as a yoga teacher. It is mandatory for each Yoga High student to teach a 15–hour long class before graduation.



Yoga Style: Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Yin, Restorative

Price: $2800

Duration: Eight months

7. Feel Better Yoga

Feel Better Yoga employs an active learning approach. The experience instills a deep awareness, opens the mental faculties, heals the body and leaves you feeling confident. The timings for the classes are Fridays 6 – 9 pm, Saturdays 11:30 am – 7 pm, and Sundays 9:45 am – 4:15 pm.

This teacher training is divided into three modules. In the first section, the focus is on yoga history and its evolution, yoga philosophy, and finally, human anatomy and physiology. The second module is more practice-based, where you study different yoga postures, their modifications, and adjustments.

The last module is all about sequencing, pranayama, and understanding yoga ethics. You also learn some essential business practices to conduct your yoga classes successfully. Along with these modules, you must also complete 15 hours of home assignments and 25 hours of workshops to qualify for the certificate.



Yoga Style: Ashtanga and Restorative Yoga

Price: $2500 – $2700, depending on the type of payment

Duration: Every other Friday to Sunday for one month

8. Ohana Yoga + Barre

This Yoga Alliance registered 200–hour teacher training course offers a mix of dynamic, physically challenging Ashtanga classes, and the slower, relaxing Restorative yoga classes. They only enroll 20 students so that you derive the maximum benefits out of each session.

The first few weeks of the training deal with the fundamental aspects of yoga such as yoga history, chakras, meditation techniques, primary postures, and appropriate pregnancy modifications. In the second part of the training, you learn about Ayurveda, Thai Yoga Massage, Bhakti Yoga, and the practice of Yoga Nidra.

And finally, during the last part of the training, there is a module on ethics, the business of yoga, theming a class, and self–care. Training days are Saturday 9 – 4 pm, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6 – 9:30 pm.



Yoga Style: Ashtanga and Restorative Yoga

Price: $2299 – $2699, depending on the time of payment

Duration: 10 weeks

9. Kosha Yoga

Kosha Yoga’s teacher training program provides a life-changing opportunity for personal learning and growth. Through the course, you discover your own yoga style and develop the confidence to share your experience with the world.

The curriculum has three parts. The first section deals with the history of yoga, chanting, and meditation. In the second part, the focus is on anatomy, different yoga postures, adjustments, breathing techniques, pranayama, and yoga philosophy. Finally, the third section dives into prenatal modifications, time management, and how to set up your own yoga business. You also learn how to communicate with your future students effectively.

Kosha Yoga teaches in small batches of less than 12 students. Their 200–hour training program lasts for eight months to give you sufficient time to fully absorb and integrate the new skills in your life as well as yoga practice. The class timings are Wednesdays 6 – 9 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 1 – 7 pm.



Yoga Style: Hatha Yoga

Price: $2995

Duration: Eight months

10. Denver Yoga Underground

Established in 2003, Denver Yoga Underground is a safe haven for those who seek a diverse and welcoming environment for in-depth yoga training. They are not a studio, but rather, focus on Pay What You Can workshops, retreats, and their signature yoga teacher training.

They also partner with socially-minded organizations (such as Yoga for the People) who provide yoga classes to communities in need. These joint projects serve to educate yoga teachers citywide, and channel resources to these organizations and the marginalized populations they serve.

Denver Yoga Underground is best suited for students who:

  1. Are ready to give asana its rightful place, and take a deep dive into meditation, pranayama, and traditional philosophy
  2. Appreciate the spiritual aspects of the yoga tradition (without being dogmatic)
  3. Embrace a socially conscious ethic that includes; trauma awareness, and outreach to disenfranchised populations
  4. Prefer a smaller, lowkey, diverse and welcoming “underground” environment
  5. Want to become dedicated agents of good in the world through their conduct and ability to teach

Denver Yoga Underground is uniquely tailored for outlier yogis who’d rather practice outside the mainstream fold, mature spiritually, and become more integrated teachers and human beings.



Yoga Style: Hatha Yoga

Price: $2645 plus Early Bird Discounts

Duration: 15 weeks

Want More Options…

If you’re looking for affordable, high–quality teacher certification courses taught by Indian yoga masters, then check our Yoga Alliance registered 500–hour teacher training programs.

We conduct these in Bali, Indonesia, and two other locations in India – “The Yoga Village” Dharamshala and “The Yoga Capital of the World” Rishikesh. Our unique courses will give you an insight into the world of the yogic tradition and take you on a journey of personal transformation.

Sounds interesting? Then what are you waiting for? Book your spot right now.

Meera Watts
Meera Watts is a yoga teacher, entrepreneur, and mom. Her writing on yoga and holistic health has appeared in Elephant Journal, Yoganonymous, OMtimes, and others. She’s also the founder and owner of Siddhi Yoga International, a yoga teacher training school based in Singapore. Siddhi Yoga runs intensive, residential trainings in India (Rishikesh, Goa, and Dharamshala), Indonesia (Bali), and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur).

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