Live more passionately and practice more powerfully and teach others how to transform their bodies and their lives.

leaning-to-teachAre you looking to deepen your yoga practice or learn more about Pilates but aren’t sure if you want to be an instructor? These weekend programs give students the tools to evolve their practice and deepen their understanding of yoga and pilates. It is the perfect opportunity for those considering a 200 hr YTT but aren’t ready to commit to such a large endeavor.

But it is also the place to start if you are a group fitness instructor or personal trainer wanting to add Yoga or Pilates to your classes or with your clients. For the fitness Pro a Yoga and Pilates Certification continues to be an important part of your resume. As a growing fitness field, Yoga serves an amazing number of clients at a wide variety of ages and fitness levels, and it requires more knowledge and education.

Cheryl currently offers 3 courses.

  • Yoga Teacher training Level 1
  • Restorative Yoga Level 1
  • Pilates Level 1

And Coming Soon!

  • Yoga TT Level 2
  • Restorative YTT Level 2
  • Pilates Fitness Level 2

Each course includes a Manual and offers continuing education credits for anyone currently registered with Yoga Alliance. Please check with your Fitness certification provider to see if ceu’s will apply.

Pilates Certification

Learn the basics of teaching Pilates and Gym style Pilates for Mat classes. In this training you will learn about Pilates, its history and to learn the basics of the most common mat exercises, including modifications.

You will also learn basic teaching principles that all group fitness teachers need to know. You will also learn how to add apparatus like weights, stability ball, bands & rings to your Pilates classes.

Yoga Certification – Level 1

Are you a personal trainer or group fitness instructor needing to learn more about Yoga and how to incorporate Yoga into your classes and how to share Yoga with your clients?

Are you a Yoga student?

Do you want to jumpstart your practice, take your practice to another level, or are you interested in teaching yoga?

Cheryl Murman Yoga & Wellness has created a comprehensive Yoga Course to help you learn how to confidently lead and teach a multi-level traditional yoga class in a Gym setting and geared towards meeting the needs of your students and clients.

Restorative Yoga Certification

Cheryl Murman’s Restorative Yoga Certification program provides participants with a clear understanding of the roles of the nervous system and subtle energy body and how they relate to relaxation and Restorative Yoga. You will learn skills to help you create deeply transformative classes using blankets, blocks, bolsters and other Yoga props. In this hands-on training you will explore the importance of knowing how to assist and adjust your students both carefully and efficiently. Upon completion, participants will be able to create, guide, and practice a customized Restorative Yoga practice for themselves and others. This program is designed for new and experienced yoga teachers as well as body workers, fitness instructors, health coaches and personal trainers but is open to anyone wanting to deepen their home practice of Restorative yoga.

  • How to teach over 20 different poses and many variations of those poses, how to set them up & their benefits
  • Learn the benefits of restorative yoga beyond just stress reduction
  • The difference between Restorative Yoga & Yin Yoga (they are not the same)
  • Basic Pranayama (breathing) techniques to deepen the realxation response
  • The difference between Restorative Yoga & Yin Yoga (they are not the same)
  • Alignment strategies
  • Class formats for basic restorative, Low back issues & stress reduction
  • Hands on assisting
  • Learn about props, standard yoga props but also how to improvise when yoga props are not available
  • And so much more – You will have the opportunity to teach & practice. This will be a hands on workshop

Studio Resources

If you are a studio, looking to offer certification courses contact Cheryl here to schedule.