YTT for School Teachers

Are you a school teacher ages K-12? If so, take your 200-hour yoga teacher training at Edge Yoga School for only $999!

We have set an intention to bring yoga to schools and what better way than by offering affordable yoga teacher training to teachers?

We know how hard you work and want to show our appreciation by extending our flexible training schedule to you. Each week, simply register for your  training session, just as you would any studio class. No time finals week? No problem! We will be here for you the following week!

Our training is available most weeks:

Monday’s 6-9pm

Tuesday’s 11:30-3:30pm

Thursday’s 6-9pm

Saturday’s 11:30-3:30pm

Submit your application today to begin this journey! This is a Yoga Alliance approved course and upon completion, you may register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT-200

Questions? Email Rae@Edge.Yoga.




Sanibel Island, Here I Come!

Sanibel Island, Summer 2018
Tuition $99
7/12/18 – 7/15/18

Join us for this yoga teacher training retreat on Sanibel Island! Earn up to 20 hours of your 200-hour yoga teacher training, a Yoga Alliance approved course! Earn your RYT-200 while you bask in the beautiful Sanibel sun! Go for a meditative walk while collecting the shells of Sanibel!

Finish your RYT-200 in any of our locations:
Cape Coral, FL
Mt. Vernon, IA
DeKalb, IL
Naperville, IL

Trainers: Niko Ana Burkhardt, Patti Jumper and Kassy Lozano

Venue: West Wind Inn, Sanibel Island
July 12-15, 2018

Trainers: Niko Ana Burkhardt, Patti Jumper and Kassy Lozano

Venue: West Wind Inn, Sanibel Island
Dates: July 12-15, 2018

Thursday, July 12th
Programming 5-8pm
5-6 Meditation Practice with Kassy L.
6-7 Asana Practice with Kassy L.
6-8 Moon Salutations Breakdown with Kassy L.
3 hours
*Bioluminescent Tour departs at 4:30 pm and is sold out.

Friday, July 13th
Programming 10-8
10-11 Gentle Yoga
11-12 Refining Your Gentle Yoga Practice
12-1 Lunch
1-2 Meditation Practice with Niko
2-2:30 Break
2:30-4:30 Eight Limbs of Yoga Lecture with Patti
4:30-5:30 Dinner
6:00-9:00 Kirtan at Temple
8 hours
*Departing from Sanibel at 5:45 for Kirtan.

Saturday, July 14th 
Programming 10-8
10-11 Vinyasa Flow
11-12 Refining your Vinyasa Flow Practice
12-1 Lunch
1-2 Meditation Practice with Niko
2-2:30 Break
2:30-5 What it means to live yoga.
5-6:30 Dinner
6:30-8 Sun Salutations Breakdown with Kassy
7 hours

Sunday, July 15th
Programming 10-3
10-11 Hatha Yoga
11-12 Refining your Hatha Yoga Practice
12-3 The History of Yoga Lecture with Patti
5 hours

Suggested lodging at West Wind Inn, does not include lodging nor airfare. 

*Space is limited and we do sell out. No refunds may be given, although may be gifted once with written approved by Edge Yoga School. Can’t make the whole trip? Come when you can!

Register Now!

Questions? Email us! Rae@Edge.Yoga.

In the works…
Starved Rock, IL 2018
Costa Rica, IL 2019
Goa, India 2019
Hawaii, 2020

Our YTT Dream Team

I’d like to give a warm welcome to the newest member of our YTT Team, Jan Deschaine. She will be leading YTT on Monday nights. Go learn from Jan…because she is amazing!!

The Edge Yoga Team:

Michelle – Tuesday’s & Saturday’s

Patti – Thursday’s

Jan – Monday’s

Jenna – DeKalb

Kristyn – International

Patti will also be leading the Sanibel Island Retreat in July! ??‍♀️?

Jan and Patti will be presenting in Costa Rica. ??

Kristyn will be leading Starved Rock and weekend intensives over the Summer.

GO Edge Dream Team!!


2018 Studio Program Updates!

Big. Things. Happening! So far, March has brought a number of new programs! I’m SO excited to work with the following folks on this year’s studio projects!! Needless to say, I ate ALOT of sushi. ? Something about sushi brings out creativity!

Patti Murphy Jumper has been promoted to our Thursday night Yoga Teacher Trainer for our 200-hour program! Edge Yoga School is so excited to have her as part of the team! ??‍♀️???

Kristyn Molinaro The 300-hour YTT is coming! Learn from her! ??‍♀️ She is leading our Starved Rock Retreat July 22nd and weekend intensives June and July!

Kassy Lozano will be offering Hot Yoga this Fall and you won’t want to miss it! ?

Kristie Brendel and I are headed to Thailand for destination retreats, YTT and to bathe baby elephants! ? Social work friends, be sure to check out her YTT starting soon!

Niko Ana Burkhardt and I are headed to Sanibel Island ? for our Yoga and Spiritual Retreat this Summer! Join us!

Jenna Bacchi of Temple Yoga is launching her 200-hour YTT weekend intensive in DeKalb. One spot left if you still want to join us this weekend!

Tiffany Murphy is offering Reiki and Chakra energy workshops at our studio.??‍♀️ Learn from her tonight 7:30-9.

I also want to take a moment to express my endless gratitude to each and every soul that has ever entered this studio. Every student, intern, teacher and guest has made it a little more magical ?‍♀️ and I’m so very appreciative for each and every one of them. As a school, folks will come and then go as they find their own path, but I always hold a space for them to call Edge Yoga School their home. ? ??

Yoga Alliance Requires Continuing Education

Don’t forget you need continuing education hours to keep your certification with Yoga Alliance current.

Keeping your education current is one of the best ways to ensure that you are at the forefront of the industry. Science changes, and with it, medicine and fitness. Join us this Summer for one of our weekend intensives at Edge Yoga School in Naperville.

Tuition $99/weekend
Schedule of events:
June 15-17, 2018
June 22-24, 2018
July 6-8, 2018 
July 13-15, 2018
July 27-July 29, 2018
10-8 Daily

Yoga Alliance Standards requires continuing education every three years:

1. 45 hours teaching yoga, and
2. 30 hours of yoga-related training that is directly related to one of our Educational Categories, of which:
* At least ten training hours must be Contact Hours.
* No more than 20 training hours may be Non-Contact Hours.

Not teaching? Haven’t found a gig? Let me know! I’m happy to run community classes at Edge Yoga School to keep your skills sharp and offer the community free yoga! Email Rae@Edge.Yoga

Want more info? Fill out the quick form on the right and we will get back to you usually the same day.

Our Programs

We offer an array of programs!

Edge Yoga School® is accredited by Yoga Alliance and The American Council on Exercise. We offer an array of programs to include:

Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Alliance Approved Courses
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training, RYT 200
300-hour Yoga Teacher Training, RYT 300
Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, PRYT

Destination Trainings
200-hour YTT, Spring Hill, FL
200-hour YTT, Jensen Beach, FL
200-hour YTT, Lake Geneva, IL
200-hour YTT, Dekalb, IL
ACE PT, DeKalb, IL

Specialty Trainings
Yoga for 12 Step Recovery
Hot Yoga Teacher Training

Train to Lead a YTT, Yoga Teacher Training
Training Intensive Certifications

ACE Courses, American Council on Exercise
ACE Health Coach Prep Course, ACEGF
ACE Personal Training Prep Course, ACEPT
ACE Group Fitness Continuing Education, CECs
Pilates Mat I & II, ACE CECs
Yoga I, ACE CECs

Studio and Online Courses
Yoga I – ACE
Barre Yoga
Pilates Mat I & II

Course Creation
Do you have a course that you would like to become a training? We will assist you in designing your own course, manual, video, and training. We even host trainings! Email Rae@Edge.Yoga for more information!

So, whether you are looking to hone your craft and become a teacher, or enhance your personal practice, we welcome you!

We look forward to walking alongside you on your journey.