26 + 2 Hot Yoga Teacher Training with Jimmy Barkan & Lara Alexiou

Level I Teacher Training

Thank you for your interest in this 200 Hour Hot Yoga Teacher Training, recognized by the Yoga Alliance. The Level I teacher training will be a transformation experience in your own practice as well as in the instruction of others. Jimmy Barkan has been certifying Yoga Teachers since 1986. His extensive experience is what separates & distinguishes The Barkan Method Teacher Training!

The Yoga Alliance recognized Barkan Method Hot Yoga teacher training takes an interactive approach that connects with each individual student and helps them learn how to effectively teach his methods. Through the  level one, 200-hour training, the goal is to help you explore your natural skills and talents as a teacher, not to make you a cookie-cutter type of  instructor. This training is a top-rated course conducted by leading industry expects. Reach out to us today with any questions. We would be glad to speak with you.

Jimmy Barkan is a Master Yoga Teacher certified by Ghosh’s College of India, Calcutta, India in 1981. One of the pioneers of Hot Yoga in the United States, Jimmy trained daily under the guidance of Bikram Choudhury as his most Senior Teacher, an accomplishment very few have since obtained. Since 1986, Jimmy has certified thousands of Bikram and Barkan Method Teachers. Jimmy’s experience in teaching for over 37 years, along with his experience as a performer on stage, helps him direct trainees to become better communicators and yoga teachers. Teachers will have a sense of confidence and accomplishment upon completing his training and Jimmy’s unique background creates an experience you will not find elsewhere.

Lara Alexiou formally trained and certified with Bikram 2003, Jimmy Barkan 2008 & 2013, and Zen Wellness in Yoga and Qigong. Lara completed the 1000 Hour course requirements recognized by the National Qigong Association to become a Zen Wellness Medical Qi Gong Director and in 2017 she was awarded the "Doh Yi Masters Certificate" recognizing her for the completion of 10,000 hours in Qi Gong Training. She brings a unique complimentary blend of knowledge that bridges Ghosh Yoga and philosophy with Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr. Ronald N. Rubin, MD Professor, Medicine, Associate Professor, Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University has been an educator more than 4 decades. Dr. Rubin MD (Lara’s dad) brings years of experience molding young doctors. He is an educator, world recognized lecturer and researcher who still. He draws from experience to demystify and make accessible Yoga’s anatomy and physiology to help you build strong foundations and understanding.

  • Take this very unique opportunity to grow and work with directly masters in the Ghosh Yoga succession.

  • Learn our Philosophies

  • Take a tour of The History of Yoga (pre-clasical to modern)

  • Gain knowledge about Patanjali’s 8 Limned Path and the Chakra System

  • Learn Sanskrit: Discover the linguistic roots of Yoga

  • Learn Voice projection: using the voice to inspire and direct energy

  • Gain the knowledge you need to instruct and lead others safely

  • Gain a comprehensive foundation of yoga anatomy and physiology

  • Improve your personal practice and increase the benefits.

  • Gain more self confidence backed by knowledge.

  • Improve communication skills.

  • Learn how to encourage and correct.

  • Student-Teacher relationship and keeping teacher space: How to connect with all students

  • Join thousands of teachers worldwide to continue the Ghosh lineage.


March 13th -24th, 2019

April 3rd - 24th, 2019

Registration is open everyone. Interested in this TT? Let is know at the desk or send us a Message for more info.

More detailed information to be posted soon.