Greetings Adventurous Ones!

YogaRoots On Location Certified Yoga Teacher Training is an antiracism and social justice yoga teacher training offered through the Yoga Alliance's 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) Certification. This year long training is rooted in Raja Yoga's 8-Limbed Path of study and centered by Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. 

This yoga teacher training includes 25% racial and social justice work, 25% physical yoga practice, and 50% Raja Yoga practice.



April 27 - November 18, 2018

Sessions occur one weekend each month.

  • Fridays: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Saturdays 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sundays: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM



  • April 27-29* (RPT)
  • May 18-20
  • June 15-17* (RPT)
  • July 20-22
  • August 17-19
  • September 21-23* (RPT)
  • October 19-21
  • November 16-18* (RPT)



*Repair the World | 6022 Broad Street | Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary | 616 North Highland Avenue | Pittsburgh, PA 15206



LEAD trainer: FELICIA SAVAGE Friedman BS, M.ED.

Certified, Insured and Registered
Urban Zen Integrative Therapist-Trainer
500 hr. RYT-Registered Yoga Instructor
200 hr. E-RYT-Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher
YogaRoots On Location, LLC
200 hr. RYS-Registered Yoga School
M/W/DBE Certified



Postures, Breathing Techniques, Behavioral Restraints, Behavioral Observances, Sensory Withdrawal, Concentration, Meditation and Self-Realization will be practiced throughout the training with an acute awareness of how these practices relate to our own self-awareness, self-care and how we live out the practices of inclusivity and our social justice passions, which will assist us all in working towards being a more humane society.


The People’s Institute For Survival and Beyond’s Undoing Racism Principles are the framework that we will explore these Social Justice topics: Equity, Reproductive Justice, Economic Justice, Food Justice,  Anti-Racism organizing and Healing Justice.


The yoga postures and breathing techniques will be taught using an anatomy and physiology framework, starting from the gross to the subtle anatomy. Students will receive training in the use of movement, essential oils, Reiki, and nutritional support in an effort to practice contemplative care to aid in managing one’s own: Pain, Anxiety, Nausea, Insomnia, Constipation, Exhaustion and Anger, as well as others.

Young Living Essential OilsStrengthsFinder and Numerology Readings and will supplement the curriculum along with the requirement to share your spiritual or religious practice in order to find your own voice and facilitate understanding and compassion among us all.

How much?

$2,500 with a $500 registration deposit.
Monthly installment terms and partial scholarships are available.