Continuing Education – YACEP Courses

Ongoing Training, Support and Education for Current Teachers

30 Hour Deepen your Flow – YACEP courses  

A great way to combine business + pleasure

Are you a Yoga teacher?  Ready to deepen your Conversation with Yoga? Looking for a Yoga Mentor or Coach?


A great teacher is always an ongoing student of life. To continue growing and learning as a teacher and community leader, refining your skills, enhancing your education and building your confidence, continuing education is a priority.


Pure Flow Yoga is a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) provider, and all of our retreats, trainings and online courses [still in development] with founder Francie Fishman, can be counted toward your continuing education requirements.


Certification provides you with more credential to help you stand out and let others in your community know your dedication to Yoga and ongoing learning


Our intimate and deepening YACEP 30 hour courses, which run in tandem with our ongoing retreats, provide you a rich experience with Yoga, and provide you an individualised framework to go deeper into your practice and areas of interest with a qualified and experience mentor.


When you register, you will have the option to select from a range of continuing education modules that you are interested in going deeper with, and from there we will discuss a program customisation that supports you and the program.


When you’re ready to book, please click here to begin your registration.  Once you register, we’ll set up a time to hop on a call to connect with your needs and interests, and design your experience.

Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Requirements

If you are a 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher, (RYT 200) you must complete 45 hours of Continuing Education every three years.

This includes 30 hours of yoga training – at least 10 hours must be contact hours with a qualified provider and no more than 20 hours may be non-contact hours.

Click here to learn more here about requirements for an RYT and why a Continuing Education course could be right for you.

At a Glance: Your 30 Hour YACEP certification includes:


+ Continuing Education

  • 2 x Continuing Education Modules / week
  • 3 x Teaching Mentorship Session – 3 x 60 minutes Personalised Support & Coaching Sessions [over 3 weeks}
  • Homework Assignment & Review {5 Hours Non-Contact: Required for Certification}
  • Certificate of Completion


+ Retreat Program

  • 6 nights accommodation @ Bamboo Huts
  • Daily 2 x 1.5 hour – Yoga asana classes / day (Monday – Friday)
  • Daily  2 x Pranayama, Meditation, Journal/Reflection
  • Self-Care Package:
    • 1 massage
    • 1 Steam Room


+ Freebies

  • Intro to Yoga Manual
  • Learning Resources including 21 day Post- Retreat Integration program
  • Exclusive Access to Facebook Community
  • Reflection & Gratitude Journal

Continuing Education Modules

At Pure Flow Yoga, we LOVE learning, sharing and exploring all things Yoga!

Pure Flow Yoga offers intimate and transformational courses and explorations in Yoga practice, lifestyle & philosophy to support students to deepen their practice and understanding of this sacred n ancient wisdom tradition.

We offer the modules listed below in rotation. When you sign up for your course, you will identify your primary areas of interest so that we can help custom design a course that meets you and your individual interest and needs.

The Practice

  • Asana Alignment – The ABCs of Yoga
  • Asana: Intro to Surya Namaskar, Sun Salutation
  • Asana: Creating, Establishing & Maintaining a Home Practice
  • Introduction to Meditation and Pranayama
  • Partner Yoga & Therapeutics
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Yin Yoga & Sound Healing

Yogic Philosophy & Energy Anatomy

  • The 4 paths of Yoga
  • Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga – the 8 limbed Pathway to Awakening
  • Yamas & Niyamas- Ethics and Disciplines for Freedom
  • Koshas – The 5 bodies of our Being
  • Chakras – Energy Anatomy
  • Gunas – Living in Balance – Sattva, Rajas & Tamas

Yoga in Daily Life

  • Ayurveda – 5 Elements & the Science of Daily Living
  • Mindfulness & Living Consciously
  • Expression
  • Journal Writing
  • Yoga of Sound : Mantra, Myth & Vocal Activation
  • Sound Healing
  • 5 Element Ecstatic Dance
  • Kirtan – Ecstatic devotional singing

Teaching Skills

  • Essential Teaching Skills: Mirroring, Sequencings, & Theming
  • Holding space & the Trauma Informed Approach
  • Specialty topic – Enneagram & the Vertical Approach
  • Yoga + Emotions

Teaching Mentorship & Coaching

Each certification includes 3 x 60 minutes 1:1 Mentorship session to support RYTs with their current teaching practice.

This can take place in person or over Skype / Zoom.

These sessions are custom designed to meet your current personal needs and desires.  Often these sessions are used to help you get clear about your mission and goals as a Yoga teacher, identify the challenges that present to you,  and create plans of action and accountability to help you feel aligned, empowered, clear and confident.

Homework Assignment & Review

Students are required to complete their 5 hours of non-contact hours for certification and have a choice of focus:


Elective 1: Create a Learning Resource

  • Choose any Yoga related specialty topic or area of interest, and create a learning resource. 
  • This can be an e-book, a teaching presentation, a video tutorial, an informative blog post.


Elective 2: Book Report 

Write a book report or Create an informative Blog or Vlog Post.

Choose and read one of the following recommended books, or submit a proposal for another book, and create a 2- 3 page report within 1 month of the course completion.  

Summarise the essence of the book

  • Mention anything that particular struck you
  • Explain how you will use what you’ve learned to inform your teaching
  • Why do you think this book is interesting or important?
  • Would you recommend it to others? Why?


Elective 3: Plan, Teach & Reflect on a Workshop

  • Based on what we’ve covered in your course, choose one topic and create a lesson plan with objectives
  • Teach your class publicly or to a small group of friends.
  • Write a report about the workshop – what went well, what didn’t go well, how would you improve for the next time?

Your Investment

$990 USD / Week