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Y2 Yoga is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School (RYS) located in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Benefits of Our Program

LEARN FROM JOHNNA SMITH:

  • Johnna is 1 of just 60 people in the USA a level 2 Authorized Ashtanga teacher.
  • Learn the roots of power yoga by studying the Ashtanga yoga system, an invaluable tool for deepening your personal practice as well as your understanding of yoga should you wish to teach.

LEARN FROM TANNER BAZEMORE:

  • Founder of Y2 Yoga and creator of its’ signature style.
  • Tanner grew Y2 Yoga into what is considered one of the largest studios in the country.

WHAT ELSE:

  • We offer two 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) Advanced Yoga Studies yearly, Winter and Summer.
  • We have completed 20 trainings and over 500 yogis have graduated from our 200-hour power yoga teacher training program.

This program was one of the best experiences of my life. Tanner is a gifted teacher with a wealth of knowledge in anatomy and sequencing. He is fierce and passionate – one of the most authentic people I’ve ever known. Johnna has the biggest, most beautiful spirit. She’ll wring you out, lift you up and embrace you just as you are.”

Janaki Gooty

SUMMER TT

SUMMER
2024

 

SUMMER 200 Hour Teacher Training Begins

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FORMAT & ATTENDANCE

  • Our Summer 200 Hour Advanced Yoga Studies is focused on Power yoga and Ashtanga yoga.
  • It is completed over the course of 5 weekend immersions.
  • Course weekends take place Thursdays 6pm – 9pm and 8am – 6pm on Fridays through Sundays (with 15 min breaks and a lunch break given).

In order to graduate, attendance is required for the entirety of each weekend. Absences planned in advanced will be excused but must make up assignments must be completed prior to graduation. 20 hours of observation and/or classroom assist time is required.

Thursdays 6pm – 9pm
Friday 8pm – 6pm
Saturdays 8am – 6pm
Sundays 8am – 6pm

Daily lunch break

Students can enjoy unlimited yoga while in the program.

SUMMER SCHEDULE

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200 HOUR DATES (SUMMER)

Jun 6-9
Jun 20-23
Jul 4-7
Jul 18-21
Aug 1-4

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Winter
2025

 

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FORMAT & ATTENDANCE

  • Our Winter 200 Hour Advanced Yoga Studies is focused on Power yoga and Ashtanga yoga.
  • It is completed over the course of 8 weekend immersions.
  • Course weekends take place Friday 6pm – 9pm and 8am – 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays (with a lunch break given).

In order to graduate, attendance is required for the entirety of each weekend. Absences planned in advanced will be excused but must make up assignments must be completed prior to graduation. 20 hours of observation and/or classroom assist time is required.

 Friday 6pm – 9pm
Saturdays 8am – 6pm
Sundays 8am – 6pm

Daily lunch break

Students can enjoy unlimited yoga while in the program.

WINTER WEEKEND SCHEDULE

F&Q
200 HOUR DATES (WINTER 2025)

Dates coming soon!

CURRICULUM

 

YOU LEARN

  • Yoga Asana
  • Ashtanga Method
  • Y2 Power Yoga Method
  • Pranayama
  • Meditation Techniques & Mindfulness
  • Ayurveda: The Sister Science of Yoga
  • Pancha Maya Koshas
  • Gunas
  • Sanskrit Studies
  • The Energetics of Asana
  • Yoga Ethics
  • Yoga For All Bodies

DIG DEEP

  • History of Yoga
  • Philosophy: Vedanta, Yoga, Samkhya, Tantra
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • The Business of Yoga
  • Empowerment: Find Your Voice and Presence
  • Empowerment: Hold The Space For Others
  • Anatomy For Yoga Teachers
  • The Art of Assisting

BEyond PRACTICE

  • Posture Clinic: Common Misconceptions and Truths About Alignment
  • Practicum: Assist and Observe During Class
  • The Art of Cuing
  • How to sequence a yoga class
  • Voice, Cadence, & Tempo
  • Music: Create The Energy Flow Of Your Class
  • The Gift of Feedback
  • And So Much More!!

MEET YOUR TEACHERS

 

TANNER BAZEMORE

Tanner is the owner of Y2 Yoga and the creator of the signature style of power yoga that is taught at Y2. A 15-year veteran of the fitness industry, Tanner became a certified personal trainer in 2002 and completed yoga teacher training with Grace Morales in 2008. Tanner has also completed Thai Massage Practitioner Training with Saul David Raye.

Tanner’s knowledge of anatomy, sequencing and assisting is unmatched. Tanner also has a knack for adding comedic relief to teacher training at just the right time.

JOHNNA SMITH

From Charlotte, North Carolina, Johnna (500-ERYT) is a Level 1 Certified ParaYoga® Instructor through founder, YogaRupa Rod Stryker. She is also a Certified Baptiste Teacher®. Her studies and passion has, ongoing for the last 10 years, taken her to India to practice with the late, legendary Guru Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois, and his grandson R. Sharath, of Mysore.

Johnna teaches locally and internationally, connecting people to the powerful and sweet teachings of Tantra, Ashtanga and Power Yoga. “Our divine birthright is Joy.” She roots this ancient message within her workshops, master classes and co-lead advanced yoga studies. Her mission is to awaken the world to the yogic teachings, to awaken each dormant heart, and inspire everyone.