200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training & Living a Yogic Lifestyle

with Christy Lynn Hicks (Marsden)

Yoga & Meditation Teacher, E-RYT 500

Positive Psychology Coach

Spiritual Guide

-Dates for 2021 training coming soon-

This teacher training  is designed for those who wish to teach as well as those who would like to deepen their understanding of yoga and how to live a more authentic life.   The training is in a non-dogmatic style utilizing the basic fundamental teachings of Yoga Philosophy and Positive Psychology . With over 25 years of experience, Christy is passionate about honoring the ancient and experiential tradition of Yoga while making the teachings accessible to a modern audience through the research based practices of Positive Psychology.

This training will prepare you to teach Yoga to beginners right away if that is your desire.  It will also take you on a personal journey to deepen your own practice with tools to integrate what you learn into your everyday life. It is open to anyone and everyone with at least 6 months of practice and a genuine desire to learn.


The training includes:
~Yoga Philosophy
~Asana Practice
~Breaking Down Level 1 poses and How to Teach Them

~Basic Anatomy & Physiology 
~Practice Teaching and Feedback
~Pranayama & Chanting
~Creating a Home Practice
~Energetic Anatomy, including the Chakra System and Pancha Maya Koshas
~Class Sequencing & Theming
~Informative Touch
~Intro to Ayurveda
~Business of Yoga

~Restorative Yoga & the Nervous System


Questions? Email hello@christylynnhicks.com

300 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training for Yoga Teachers and/or
Transformation Training for Personal Growth & Development 

with Christy Lynn Hicks (Marsden)

Yoga & Meditation Teacher, E-RYT 500

Positive Psychology Coach

Holistic Transformation & Spiritual Guide

Transform your life & help others do the same!

Dates for 2021 Training Coming Soon!

A 12 month, holistic transformation training combining Eastern and Western teachings to prepare teachers or other professionals with the tools necessary to transform their own life and help their students or clients do the same.  Although asana will be explored, this course is not focused on the most advanced yoga poses nor teaching group asana.  Asana is but one small piece of the entire yogic puzzle and will be presented as it relates to each topic as well as individualized teaching. Any physical abilities, including limitations and injuries are welcome in this course.

Who is the course for?

-200 hour registered yoga teachers (RYT-200) wishing to add 300 hours of advanced training for a 500 hour designation (RYT-500) with Yoga Alliance 
-Those who have done modular weekends with Christy in the past and are looking to complete their 300 hour
-200 hour Yoga teachers wishing to deepen their knowledge in a particular topic 
-Professionals wishing to add Yoga, Meditation, Positive Psychology and other transformative teachings to their current work.

*Christy, founder and owner of Yoga Blend in Burbank, CA since 2005,  has been teaching & coaching others for almost 25 years.  

Her deepest joy lies in helping others to discover their authentic voice, live a more joyful life and share their passion successfully with the world on the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual levels. She is committed to holding a safe space for people to transform their lives while guiding them to help others do the same.

-Tentative Monthly Schedule (exact monthly dates coming soon!)

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

8am--5pm Pacific/10am-7pm Central/11am-8pm Eastern

Tentative Curriculum for the 12 month Transformation Training:

Module 1 Yoga & Meditation Theory, Philosophy & Psychology (Chapter 1 of the Yoga Sutras)

Module 2 (prerequisite Module 1) Creating a Vision with Tools for Manifestation (Practicum)

Module 3 Yoga & Meditation Theory, Philosophy & Psychology (Chapter 2 of the Yoga Sutras)

Module 4 (prerequisite Module 3) The Why, What, How and for Who of Asana (Practicum)

Module 5 Yoga & Meditation Theory, Philosophy & Psychology (Chapter 3 of the Yoga Sutras)

Module 6 (prerequisite Module 5) Meditation, Pranayama, Mantra & Mudra (Practicum)

Module 7 Yoga & Meditation Theory, Philosophy & Psychology (Chapter 4 of the Yoga Sutras)

Module 8 (prerequisite Module 7) The Art & Power of Storytelling 

Module 9 Energetic Anatomy & The Chakra System

Module 10 Ayurveda & Lifestyle Practices 

Module 11 Positive Psychology & Holistic Coaching

Module 12 (prerequisite - at least 2 of the above modules) Integration of your knowledge into your current work or field.  Final project presentations.

Topics to be covered include:
-Creating a vision with tools to support bringing your vision to life
-All 4 Chapters of Yoga Sutras of Patanjali to deepen understanding of the Theory, Philosophy and Psychology regarding the nature of the mind and creating sustainable change
-Individualized Home Practice for participants in the course
-Physical, Philosophical & Physiological Reasons for Doing Asana
-Creating Holistic Practices for the Unique Needs of your Students and/or Clients
-Modifications & Variations of Practices 
-Intelligent Sequencing for Specific Needs

-Empowering your Students and/or Clients
-A Comprehensive Understanding of Yogic Meditation & Ways to Practice
-Multiple Pranayama (Breath Work) Techniques & Their Appropriate Application
-Mantras For Specific Goals as well as Custom Mantra Creation
-Over 25 Mudras to Incorporate into Your Practice & Teaching
-An In-Depth Exploration of Energetic Anatomy

-Understanding Energetic Anatomy in Order to Support Your Students in Creating Lasting Change
-Chakra Based Practices w/ Poses, Mantra, Mudra, Meditation, Pranayama & Reflection
-Using the Kosha System as a Way to Create a Practice that Permeates All Layers of One's Life
-Ayurveda as the Science of Longevity
-Lifestyle Practices that Support Optimal Health
-Eating Intelligently For Your Body
-Ayurvedic Herbs and Practical Application
-The Art of Storytelling & the Retelling of Stories for Empowerment & Positive Impact
-Creating Powerful Workshops & Retreats
-Ethics, Creating Boundaries & Responsibility
-A Broad Understanding of Positive Psychology & Life Coaching
-Evidence Based Tools for Increasing Happiness
-Holistic Lifestyle Coaching as a Way to Support Positive Transformation

COST: $310 per module/month 
Yoga Blend Teacher Training Graduates - $275 per module/month 

Questions? Email hello@christylynnhicks.com