Application Process

It is recommended that you talk with our Assistant Director, Brian Serven, by phone or in person. You can reach him by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 603-969-8968. In your email, please leave your phone number and convenient days and times to call you. If you choose to call, please leave a message with convenient days and times to return your call. 

Next steps:

  • Pay tuition to reserve space in the teacher training program.
  • Purchase Classical Yoga Lifestyle and Pure Heart of Yoga, by Dr. Robert Butera, Director of YogaLife Institute, Pennsylvania, and founder of this Classical Yoga Teacher Training program. (Books can be purchased at the Studio)
  • Receive writing assignments and begin first essay.

General requirements for the 200 hour program:

  • Attend monthly seminar (once per month, usually the first Saturday of each month, 12:30-4:30PM at the YogaLife Institute NH, 6 Chestnut St., Suite A, Exeter, NH).
  • Attend monthly Yoga class prior to monthly seminar, 10:30-12:00PM at the YogaLife Institute NH.
  • Write monthly essays (5 pages double-spaced/each), written so that a beginner can understand the ideas expressed.
  • Attend weekly Classical Yoga classes (at least two/month with a YogaLife Institute senior instructor.
  • Develop daily personal Yoga sadhana (practice).
  • Monthly mentorship meeting.
  • Attend equivalent of 4 hours/month of workshops within the YogaLife Institute training curriculum.
  • Exceptions can be made according to personal needs.

Fees and policies:

The 200-hour certification includes monthly seminars, monthly mentorship meeting, mostly two hour YogaLife Institute workshops, and monthly Saturday Yoga class prior to seminar. The cost of the training is comparable to other teacher training programs in our area.

Pay separately for personal weekly Yoga classes, books, and additional/optional retreats and workshops.


Teacher Trainers Attend These Classes Free

Mon Jan 16 @ 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Yoga I - Gentle Flow
Tue Jan 17 @ 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Yoga II
Tue Jan 17 @ 4:30PM - 05:30PM
Yoga with Julie Rost
Tue Jan 17 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Yoga I
Wed Jan 18 @ 8:00AM - 09:00AM
Yoga I

Teacher Trainers Attend These Workshops Free

Fri Jan 20 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Exploring Asana



With our open drop-in policy, you have the opportunity to explore Yoga with the guidance of any of our instructors. Certified and registered through Yoga Alliance, all of our instructors are dedicated to living a Yoga lifestyle. Students of all ages and abilities are welcome.



The YogaLife Institute offers a wide variety of experiential and educational workshops and class series. All workshops and series are open to the public unless specifically stated in the description. Take your practice deeper and register today.



Our teachers serve to provide a "reminder" of what we already know in our hearts and souls to be true. The following writings reflect these reminders that we need practice and more practice, and a community that supports us in our path towards enlightenment.



The advanced training programs through the YogaLife Institute emphasizes the "living of Yoga" and thereby brings personal transformation to those who are ready and willing. We believe that those individuals who live their Yoga make the best Yoga instructors.

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6 Chestnut Street

Suite A

Exeter, NH 03833