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PIES Fitness and Black Minds In Meditation present 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

PIES Fitness Yoga Studio's 200-Hour YTT, based on the Hatha lineage, is led by Marsha D. Banks-Harold who has completed over 2000 hours  of training  in yoga and  comprehensive yoga therapy, including yoga for special needs and  special populations. The emphasis of PIES 200-Hour teacher training  is on accessibility and inclusion. Marsha is joined by a skilled support staff, each with a different focus including asana, anatomy, pranayama, meditation, restorative yoga, yin yoga and  more for a greater depth and  breadth of knowledge.  The training will be supported by Daphne Fuller, founder of Black Minds In Meditation, who is a psychotherapist, yoga instructor, Reiki Practitioner and Daring Way Facilitator.

Space is limited. Enroll today!


During your 200 hours of training you will deepen your yoga practice in the following areas:

  • Yoga Asana (Postures) with a focus on alignment, anatomy and modifications for all levels

    • Surya Namskara A

    • Surya Namskara B

    • Standing Postures

    • Balance Postures

    • Revolved Postures

    • Seated Postures

    • Supine Postures

    • Prone Postures

    • Backbends

    • Inversions

  • Pranayama (Breath)

  • Meditation

  • Yoga Sutras (Philosophy/Lifestyle/Ethics)

  • Yoga Teaching Methodology (Sequencing/Cueing/Business Practices)

  • Student Teaching Practicum in Small & Large Groups


2020-2021 DATES


Classes are held  on the following dates and times

  • One Wednesday each month

  • One weekend each month

  1. Friday 5:00pm-8:00pm

  2. Saturday 7:45am-12:45pm and 2:15pm – 7:15pm

  3. Sunday 7:45am-12:45pm



  • September 18-20, 2020

  • October 16-18, 2020

  • January 15-17, 2021

  • January 29-31, 2021

  • February 26-28, 2021

  • March 26-28, 2021

  • April 16-18, 2021

  • April 30-May 2, 2021

  • May 21-23, 2021

  • May 28-30, 2021

All classes are virtual.



The cost  of the 2020 – 2021 training program is $3250. A $450 non-refundable deposit is required by August 15, 2020. The remaining balance, $2800, will be due by September 15, 2020.

For payment plan options, contact us today!

Tuition Includes:

  • Curriculum Manual with over 300 pages of supplemental information on chakras, mu- dras, sequences, anatomy, meditation, pran- ayama, the branches of yoga, and much more

  • Asana Manual with over 100 pages covering the Sanskrit, alignment, modifications and more for each pose

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchindananda

  • Hatha Yoga Illustrated by Martin Kirk, Brooke Boon, and Daniel  DiTuro

  • Human Anatomy Coloring Book by Joe Ziemi- an and Margaret Matt

  • The Mark Stephens Sequencing Deck by Mark Stephens

  • 25 Yoga Classes during Teacher Training Session

Required Reading Not Included  with Your Tuition

  • Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews

  • The Language of Yoga: Complete A to Y Guide to Asana Names, Sanskrit Terms & Chants by Nicolai Bachman

  • Yoga Sequencing: Designing Transformative Yoga  Classes by Mark Stephens

Choose Your Way to Pay. Click the links below.


Early Bird Rate of $3000 


Pay Your Deposit of $450 


Pay Your Balance of $2800

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