Where Truth and Tradition Meet Modern Theory

Samyama is a Yoga Alliance registered teacher training provider. Our two and three-hundred hour trainings open the door to your becoming the teacher you were meant to be. Samyama’s Dharma Path trainings fuse a deep love for the sacred beginnings of yoga with modern ideas and outlook. Taught by some of the most innovative, passionate and compassionate teachers in the Bay Area, students are immersed in the methodology, philosophy and traditional foundations that support the 21st century Western yoga journey.

Our next 200-hour Dharma path Teacher Training will begin on Sunday, September 8th, 2019. Lead by Program Director John Berg with support from Louis Jackson, Hillary Easom, Mimm Patterson, Beth Hinnen and others, our 15-week Dharma Path program promises to nurture your teaching skills, deepen your personal practice and open your heart and mind. This 200-hour training is an immersive program. Most classes will meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00-9:00 PM plus Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Included in our Dharma Path program is Veterans Yoga Project Mindful Resilience Training. On that weekend we will meet on Friday from 5:30-9:00 PM, Saturday from 11:00-7:00 PM and Sunday from 11:00-5:00 PM.  A full schedule will be provided upon acceptance into the program. Please note that times may, on occasion, be subject to change.

Successful applicants will be able to attend regular scheduled classes at Samyama free of charge for the duration of the program. As Dharma Path trainees you will receive a 20% discount on yoga mats, yoga bags, yoga props and all clothes not already discounted. 

Application Process 

1. Applications to our Dharma Path 200-hour Teacher Training beginning Sunday, September 8th are now available here. 

2. Once we receive your application you will be contacted via email and invited to interview with either Director John Berg or the program administrator, Mimm Patterson. This interview is an opportunity for us to get to know one another and, if you are not already a guest at Samyama, an opportunity to tour our studio.

3. Registration in the Veterans Yoga Project Mindful Resilience training is separate from your Dharma Path registration. Once accepted into the Dharma Path program it’s important that you sign-up for the Veterans Yoga Project Mindful Resilience Training via VYP’s website. Early bird tuition of $375.00 is available until July 25th. After that tuition increases to $425.00. Scholarships are available through Veterans Yoga Project.

4. Dharma Path 200-Hour Teacher Training Early Bird tuition is $3100.00 until July 25th. After July 25th tuition is $3400.00. Students can also opt for our payment plan. If you choose the payment plan you will pay a total of $3450.00 in three installments of $1150.00 due on or before September 1st, November 1st and December 1st.