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YTT Level 1

September 12-18 2022

Lokananda Retreat Center, Downingtown PA

“I’m leaving here a confident, competent and compassionate yoga teacher.” – Patricia D.

Discover how much change you can get in Teacher Training, intensives that guarantee you: amazing physical changes, profound personal growth and the support you need for all this to happen. Yoga’s transformation extends through your body, mind, heart and more. These changes that you know so intimately, coupled with the detailed teaching protocols you have learned, make you an inspiring and effective teacher.

You’ve taken Foundations and are ready for more. You want to deepen your yoga and help others get what you’re finding. It’s time to enroll in Component A, for the best enrollment fees and comprehensive training program.  

Become a Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Basics Teacher and eligible to be a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance.  Successfully complete these courses, all included in Component A:

  • YTT Level 1
  • YTT DTS 1
  • YTT Level 2
  •  YTT DTS 2 
  • Teaching Review (by video)



Swami Shrutananda, Swami Prajñananda and Gurudevi Nirmalananda 



Successful completion of Foundations or Foundations Review within 6 months of beginning Level 1.  If you took your Foundations training pre-pandemic, enroll in the Foundations Review immediately preceding this training - click here.

SATYA Members:  Successful completion of this course will reinstate your Current Standing or maintain your Current Standing status for Continuing Education.

Dates & Times

Time: first day 7:00 - 9:30 pm, middle days 6:30 am - 9:30 pm (less meals and recesses), last day 6:30 am - 12:30 pm (less meals and recesses).

YTT Level 1 DTS (Develop Your Teaching Skills):  Your mentoring phone calls begin after the in-person course is completed, encompassing four calls with your Mentor and co-mentees.


Downingtown Yoga & Meditation Center, 116 E. Lancaster Ave, Downingtown PA 

Course Confirmation Date

August 17 2022

We confirm the course on or before this date, when we have enough enrollments to confirm. Early rates are available until this date.

COMPONENT A (Levels 1 & 2) DETAILS - 200 hours of RYT Training

Enrollment Fees: Level 1 is offered as a package with Level 2, which includes course tuition, DTS (mentoring program), materials fees, teaching review, and your housing and meals.  Details for each are listed below.

Tuition for a YTT Level 1 or Level 2

Member’s early tuition:  $2,141.00

Non-member’s early tuition: $2,361.00

Standard tuition: $2,601.00

Materials Fee (350 pages) $110.00; DTS (5 months mentoring) $625.00; Teaching Review $261.00; Housing and Meals (12 nights)  $1,452 .00

Total Enrollment Fees*:

Member’s early total (on or before August 17 2022): $4,589.00

Non-member’s early total (on or before August 17 2022):  $4,809.00 

Standard total: $5,049.00 

Payment Plan

Postponed H&M:  Take advantage of the early tuition or standard rate while postponing your Housing & Meals until just before your arrival.  Pay for your tuition, DTS & materials now, and your Housing & Meals 1 week before your program begins.  Contact the Enrollment Team at 610-806-2119 or Turn on Javascript!.

Course fee on enrollment: Member early $3,137.00;  Non-Member $3,357.00; Standard $3,597.00

2nd payment:  First housing and meals payment due 1 week before you arrive to Level 1 : $726.00

3rd payment:  Second housing and meals payment due 1 week before you arrive to Level 2: $726.00

Monthly Payment Plan: First payment on enrollment $967.00 plus 24 monthly payments of $191.00, on your preauthorized credit card or bank account. Payment Plan total $5,551.00

More Info

Our Enrollment Advisors will be happy to connect with you and answer any questions - Turn on Javascript! or 610.806.2119

When events beyond our control cause unavoidable changes, locations and fees are subject to change without notice.

When events beyond our control cause unavoidable changes, locations and fees are subject to change without notice.

Svaroopa® Yoga

Full Spectrum Yoga

While working with your body, Svaroopa® yoga opens up the full spectrum of your being.  Spiritual insights and profound healings happen without any sweat.  Slower yoga, consciously aligned and leveraged for multi-dimensional openings, means you get it all.