Asheville Yoga Center
Event Schedule

Asheville Yoga Center is one of the most popular yoga schools in the Southeast. Our foundational programs are designed to enhance your personal knowledge, deepen your practice and provide you with the confidence and skills necessary to safely experience or teach yoga.

We offer three types of event:

  • Yoga workshops (non-certification events) 
  • 200 Hour RYT  training courses
  • 300 Hour certified training courses (Advanced Study and Therapeutically-Oriented)

Hands-On Assists: Yoga Sparshana

Hands-On Assists: Yoga Sparshana
Michael Johnson
Asheville Yoga Center
February 9, 2018
12:00 am - 12:00 am

February 9 - 11, 2018

300-hour YA credit
All Levels Welcome

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$250 with Early Bird Special!
($300 after December 29, 2017)

Friday 6:00 – 9:00pm

Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm | 1:30 – 5:30pm
Sunday 9:00am – 12:00pm

The art and science of Hands-on Assists is called Yoga Sparshana. It is part of yoga history to have competent and effective knowledge of adjusting your students so that energy can be freed up. Please join Michael for this fun and informative weekend workshop to explore the art of Hands-on Assists. Exploring partner assists, alignment assists, as well as feel good assists, we will also play a bit with organic sequencing and theming. This isn’t just for teachers, but for serious students who want to immerse themselves totally with inspiring community and invigorating practices. Leave the weekend with practical resources to strengthen your confidence in alignment and technical skills, as well as being able to trust your intuition in “reading” body energy.

Required Reading: (please read at least one of these books; the others are Recommended)
Yoga's Touch, Hands on Assists by Martia Rachman
Yoga Adjustments by Mark Stephens
Yoga Assists: A Complete Visual and Inspirational Guide by Sharon Gannon and David Life

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More Info: Hands-On Assists & 300 Hour Advanced Studies

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

200 Hour (200 RYT)
Yoga Teacher Training

Become a Yoga Teacher — Our 200 Hour program is lead by an expert faculty who inspire future yoga instructors and those simply looking to deepen their practice. Gain skills, knowledge and experience to be great yoga teacher.


300 Hour (500 RYT)
Advanced Teacher Training

Begin Anytime – 11 Required Modules (mostly weekends). Our most popular and flexible program: you have several years to pick and choose your courses to most enhance your own teaching style.


Therapeutically Oriented 
Teacher Training

10+ Weekends over 9 months – This course is geared mostly towards working one-on-one in private yoga sessions that contain strong therapeutic elements, with each weekend building upon the next.

300 Hour Advanced Studies Teacher Training Modules