200 hours Blueprint 26.2 Bikram Yoga Teacher Training
Hot Yoga Bologna is very excited to present the
200 Hours Blueprint Bikram Yoga Teacher Training Program
Organised and led by Riji Suh, from New York City,
hosted by Hot Yoga Bologna
Dates and times
Dates: April 24, 2023 through June 11th, 2023.
The training structure is two 2-Week-In-Person modules, separated by one 3 Week- Virtual module.
Full attendance to all in-person and virtual modules is mandatory to fulfill training requirements.
LIVE session dates:
Session 1: Tuesday, April 24, 2023 through Sunday, May 7, 2023
Session 2: Tuesday, May 30, 2023 through Sunday, June 11, 2023
Expect a full day commitment (exact times TBA). There is NO training on Mondays.
Monday, May 8, 2023 through Monday, May 29, 2023
Virtual Training includes group lecture sessions on Friday and Saturday afternoons/evenings (European time), precise times TBD according to the lecturer.
All trainees are expected to maintain a minimum of 5 practice sessions per virtual/solo week and attend all virtual group sessions and partner/group practice.
Riji has practiced Bikram yoga for 18 years and taught internationally for 16.
She is an E-RYT (Experienced Yoga Teacher) 500-hour Lead Teacher accredited by Yoga Alliance.
This training is for dedicated yoga students with a minimum of two years practice of Bikram Yoga.
What you will learn
What is required from you
-Two years of cumulative Bikram yoga practice
-Complete the application (click below)
In your application, please specify:
how long you have practiced, where you have practiced, and your current teachers
A virtual interview via phone or Zoom may be requested by Riji.
All applicants will be asked to submit 7 short clips that demonstrate their knowledge of the following poses:
Half Moon full set (1x), Standing Head to Knee (1x side), Standing Bow (1x side), Cobra (1x), Camel (1x), Rabbit (1x), Stretching (1x)
*we are looking for your understanding of the pose (breath and form), not depth of your asana, or “perfection”.
Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self
Attendance – All trainees are expected to attend each session of the training. These include asana practice, lectures, peer connection, and professional development seminars.
Live sessions: 1 hour of weekly partner + group asana practice
Virtual sessions: 2 hours of weekly partner + group teaching practice
Virtual/solo sessions: at least 5x per week of Traditional Hot Yoga asana classes.
Accountability check to ensure progress in the Training curriculum.
Study – All trainees are expected to fulfill requirements for curricular reading, media, and written assignments.
Ethics – All trainees must demonstrate a conscious commitment to equal respect and service for self, practice, study, fellow trainees, TT faculty, and respective studio staff. Respect for community members of all cultural, racial, and LGBTQ+ identities is paramount. All trainees are expected to consistently practice holding a positive, peer-affirming space that allows for healing and discovery.
Competency – By the end of the training, all trainees must demonstrate proficiency to teach a complete 26.2 class to teachers and fellow teacher-trainees with the 26.2 Blueprint.
Upon graduation, local trainees will be asked to teach one benefit class at the respective training studio. Trainees from out of town will be asked to teach one benefit class at your home studio or wellness space.
A note on punctuality and attendance:
If a trainee is late to 3 sessions, they will pay a $33 USD fee to Blueprint TT.
Attendance is required for all training sessions. If a trainee misses a session, they are required to make up the session under the guidance of Training staff, at a fee of $125 USD per hour, paid to the Blueprint Teacher Training.
The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga
TOTAL TUITION for 26.2 BLUEPRINT TEACHER TRAINING, Spring 2023 in Bologna, Italy with RIJI SUH:
HOLIDAY Tuition: $5300 USD paid by January 17th, 2023
Early Bird Tuition: $5600 US paid by March 11th, 2023
Standard Tuition: $6300 USD, starts March 12th paid by May 2nd, 2023
Payment plan (made in 5 installments): $6600 USD.
**Teacher Training tuition does NOT include trainee housing, meals, transportation, and expenses during the IN-PERSON and VIRTUAL periods of training, STUDIO rentals during in-person or virtual/solo sessions; STUDIO Membership/practice package during virtual/solo sessions.**
***All trainees are welcome and encouraged to bring their own practice mat daily, as well as a water thermos (filtered water is available in-studio) and electrolytes for replenishment (these are also available for separate purchase through STUDIO).***
DUE UPON ACCEPTANCE INTO THE 26.2 BLUEPRINT TEACHER TRAINING:
Non-refundable deposit: $500 USD
First installment: $2600 US
Four auto-payments: $1000 USD, fulfilled by July 1st, 2023
**Note: All payments will be scheduled as auto-pay. Sae Suh Scholarship recipients may be on an auto-installment plan without interest, on dates confirmed with Blueprint TT.**
RIJI SUH, E-RYT 500
Training and Certifications:
Institute of Integrative Nutrition CIP Advanced Coaching Practicum Certification, New York, NY (October 2021)
Institute of Integrative Nutrition Hormone Health Specialization Certification, NewYork, NY (October 2021)
Institute of Integrative Nutrition Health Coach State Certification, New York, NY (March 2021)
Jared McCann Vinyasa Teacher Training, New York, NY (August 2019)
Dharma Yoga Teacher Training, New York, NY (June 2010)
(26.2 Hot Yoga) Bikram Teacher Training, CA (November 2006)
Yoga for Kids Teacher Training (Jodi Komitor), New York, NY (2005)
B.A. Native American Studies, minor: Spanish, Colgate University