Yoga Teacher Training

with Ingela Abbott

Senior Iyengar Yoga Instructor

“Confidence, clarity, and compassion are essential qualities of a teacher.” BKS Iyengar

Learn to:

  • Communicate with clarity and encouragement.
  • Teach the graceful art of alignment and dynamic balance.
  • Sharpen your observation skills of different bodies and needs.
  • Manually and safely adjust students.
  • Use props to help everybody experience success in asanas.
  • Modify the yoga postures for common back, neck, knee and shoulder injuries.
  • Integrate mindful breathing to enhance awareness and relaxation in the yoga asanas.
  • And learn the art of sequencing from pose to pose and week to week to help your students
    positively transform in body and spirit.
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Our Teacher Training is for you who:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years of yoga experience with a strong and dedicated home practice.
  • Have a love of yoga and want to share it with our communities, schools, gyms and corporate world.
  • Wish to prepare for the prestigious Iyengar Yoga Certification.
  • Are willing to spend a minimum of 5 hours/week on home assignments on yoga philosophy, etc.
  • OR are already a yoga teacher and wish to refine your teaching skills to our general public.

The Iyengar Yoga Certification

is the most challenging in the world to pass today, equal to about 1000 hours of training for the introductory level and is a proof of excellence in the art of teaching yoga.

In addition to our teacher training you are encouraged to participate in a 1-2 year apprenticeship program, which is an excellent way  to learn to teach yoga to the wide variety of people, bodies and abilities, and to prepare for the Iyengar Yoga Certification.

“A good teacher helps you explore the maximum.” – BKS Iyengar


Jan 25 & 26,    Feb 22 & 23,    Mar 28 & 29,    Apr 25 & 26

Saturdays 11:00 – 5:00 PM,    Sundays 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM 


          Deposit $100


Full Amount $699   


Pay Balance $599   

Payment Plans Available ( $200 x 3 )
Prepaid Checks or Credit for Feb 1, Mar 1, April 1.
Refunds possible (less deposit) until Jan 15.

Ingela Abbott

Learn The Art of Teaching Yoga from one of the most highly trained, certified and experienced Iyengar Yoga Instructors in the Pacific Northwest.

Ingela Abbott is the Director of Yoga Northwest, voted Best Yoga in Bellingham, 2019, 13 years in a row. She has studied Iyengar Yoga for 50 years and taught for 40 years, Ingela has numerous times been to India to study from the source with late Yoga master BKS Iyengar and his family.

For 25 years Ingela has been one of the National Iyengar Yoga Assessors and has certified hundreds of teachers from around the country and Mexico.

Ingela is passionate about Iyengar Yoga and loves to help you teach yoga in the most clear, safe effective and down-to-earth way with a caring and encouraging spirit.