Beyond 26+2 next step yoga course

Beyond 26+2 is a 7-day or 14-day immersion program for qualified hot yoga and Bikram yoga teachers.

On this continuing education course you will expand your knowledge of traditional hot yoga, advance your ability to teach the Primary Series, gain a deeper understanding of topics that are missed in other trainings, and have the ability to register with Yoga Alliance.

Take the next step on your yoga path to deepen your practice and grow as a yoga teacher.

(Limited to 12 participants – apply today)

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7-day beyond 26+2 course

  • Classes with Feedback from a highly qualified teaching team
  • Lectures covering Subtle body, Gita, Sutras, Chakras and the 8 Limb path
  • Anatomy: Explore the anatomical processes effected by yoga, discover the importance of fascia
  • Posture clinics: Understand the posture and better alignment
  • Develop your meditation practice
  • Help you register with Yoga Alliance

14-day beyond 26+2 course

  • Classes with Feedback from a highly qualified teaching team
  • Lectures finishing Subtle body, Gita, Sutras, Chakras and the 8 Limb path.
  • Anatomy: Go deeper into how yoga changes the body.
  • Posture clinics: More intimate understanding of the postures, alignment and stillness
  • Deepen your meditation practice
  • Energetics of the body: From deep inside bones and muscle, ligaments and tendons to beyond the surface of the skin.
  • Use of the voice, intonation and cadence
  • Business of yoga
  • Help you register with Yoga Alliance

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course elements


Yogic anatomy and physiology that will take your knowledge of the impact of a yoga practice beyond the basic benefits. Explore the anatomical processes effected by yoga, discover the importance of fascia and go deeper into how yoga changes the body.


Work in a small group to analyze and improve your own posture mechanics. Receive individual feedback on your own practice, and improve your ability to correct and advise your yoga students. Now is the time to work closely with our experienced teacher training team on every detail of the postures.


Take the time to examine how you can mentor teachers within your studio and your community. Through a combination of discussion and workshop exercises we will make the role of supporting your fellow yogis smoother, more enjoyable and more productive.

teaching essentials

Revisit and expand on the skills that are needed for holistic success as a yoga teacher. On this day you will work alongside the new teacher training students and exchange your knowledge with their fresh perspectives on being a yoga teacher.


Go beyond 26+2 with an Advance series hot class, and the opportunity to experience either a yin or flow workshop from one of our most senior teachers. Here is your chance to widen your yoga perspectives and engage in dialogue about the many yoga paths.

yoga philosophy

Examine the philosophy and lineage of Paramhansa Yogananda and Bishnu Ghosh. We will take you on a journey that considers the foundations of yoga, the role of subtle energy and the importance of unity in the modern yoga world.


During the Beyond 26+2 Next Step course you will develop your meditation practice. Through a mixture of instruction and stillness you will learn more about the value of meditation, the skills needed to successfully lead meditation, and how to quiet the mind to develop deeper levels of awareness,. You will leave the course more connected with nature and the world that you live in.

the business of yoga

We will share our combined experiences learned from being students, teachers and studio owners. This element will answer best practice business questions such as the role of social media promotion, working as employees or independent contractors and what steps you can take to ensure that you can always make yoga your living.

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course dates

Santa Barbara, CA:

>> Feb 1 – 14, 2016

Santa Barbara, CA:

>> Apr 25 – May 8, 2016


>> Jul 11 – 24, 2016

Santa Barbara, CA:

>> Oct 17 – 30, 2016

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The cost of the 7-day Beyond 26+2 course is $950 if studied in America and 950€ in Europe; and the 14-day Beyond 26+2 course is priced at $1,500 if studied in America or 1,500€ in Europe. This amount guarantees you a spot at the location of your choosing, pays for the expert instruction from the senior evolation yoga teaching team, and you become a part of the evolation collective for life.

The cost is non-refundable but if there is any need to change your plans, it can simply be used for a different training location or date.

During either the 7-day or 14-day Beyond 26+2 training you will need to find housing and food. If you would like help or recommendations, you can reach Mark at mark@evolationyoga.com.

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