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Yoga With Weights
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Yoga with Weights Online Course: Starts September 18, 2020 (Register space is limited to 15 participants)

Unlike many online courses and workshops, Sherri Baptiste’s Yoga with Weights™ fully engages each student in theory, practice and reflection in a realistic timeline that leads to certification. Here, not only will you find a professional online training, but you will also have access to Sherri directly. Sherri Baptiste honors each of her students with very personal one-to-one feedback regularly. She becomes intimately involved in your personal and professional development as a yogi and yoga instructor. If you are unfamiliar with online training, you will also have access to Julie Sawyer, who not only is certified through Yoga Alliance as E-RYT 200 and YACEP, but who also is an expert at online instruction and student engagement. This course is an investment in your development as an instructor and is priced very competitively. All of the course materials are downloadable so that you can always refer back to them after your certification. Yoga with Weights™ will support your own well-being while offering you a niche in the fitness, health professionals and yoga instruction world.

Are you looking for a better way to achieve overall fitness and personal well-being—physically, mentally, and spiritually?

Yoga With Weights: Baptiste Method

Take this course for:

• Personal Practice Certificate of Completion

    or Optional

• Teachers Track Yoga with Weights Instructor Level I Certification

The modern, western version of weighted yoga was started by Sherri Baptiste, the daughter of power yoga and physical culture pioneer Walt Baptiste. Yoga with weights is an excellent way to increase muscle mass and bone density while still retaining the mental and relaxation benefits of traditional yoga.

Join Sherri Baptiste, author of Yoga With Weights for Dummies, for this 12 module online learning program. During the 12 modules you’ll learn how to build core stability and improve balance as you exercise, tone, and shape your body. Maximize your workout potential and bring home an inspiring practice that restores energy and keeps you looking and feeling your best.

Online Learning Course - Yoga with Weights: Baptiste Method

Registration now open for Online Program: Program Start Date September 18, 2020!
Contact for more info: Baptiste Power of Yoga 888-804-9642 or Email

The 12 module course is an opportunity for all levels of ability, householders, everyday people, men, women, athletes, yoga teachers, yoga students, fitness students and instructors (both experienced and new to yoga and or working with weights) some of the many ways to enrich and refine their current personal practice and/or physical fitness regimen with the Yoga With Weights™ exercise program, regardless of their location.

Amazon Scribd Amazon Yoga With Weights™ System teaches:

  • anatomy of movements
  • integration of breath and movements
  • holistic attention to attitudes, diet, and self care
    both on and off the mat
  • therapeutic adaptations with diverse populations,
    including pregnant women and older people
    with structural limitations
  • adaptations to support a wide variety of athletic endeavors
  • sequencing of practice and class sessions
  • Course Purpose: The purpose of this on-line learning course is to offer an
    opportunity for all all levels of ability, householders, everyday people, men,
    women, athletes, yoga teachers, yoga students, fitness students and instructors
    (both experienced and new to yoga and or working with weights) some of the many
    ways to enrich their current personal practice and/or physical fitness regimen with
    the Yoga With Weights™ program, regardless of their location. Students in the course will have access to Sherri Baptiste’s expertise,
    while exploring the postures and sequences on their own. Students will learn ways to achieve overall physical fitness and personal well-being
    by combining specific alignment principles, breath work, and strength training utilizing small weights.

For more info on the learning course please contact: Baptiste Power of Yoga

Students in this course will learn several workouts
that will demonstrate how to:

  • develop postural alignment
  • refine and lengthen muscles
  • build core stability, bone density, and balance
  • release tension in muscles
  • strengthen concentration through use of breathing, pacing, alignment,
    and meditation techniques
  • sequence poses for a highly-effective personal practice
  • stay motivated and committed to holistic self-care

    Through the slow, controlled practice of Yoga With Weights, you:

  • Stimulate metabolism through active breath, increased weight bearing, and movements
  • Increase strength, flexibility, and stamina
  • Exercise, tone, and shape your body
  • Maximize your workout potential for quicker results
  • Throughout the 12 module on-line learning course you learn warm-up exercises,
    seated exercises, standing exercises, and floor exercises. You’ll learn
    yoga with weights as an inspiring practice that will be supportive to restore
    your energy, help you relax, and keep you looking and feeling your best.
  • No experience with yoga or weights is necessary and people of all fitness
    levels are welcome to apply for the on-line 12 module learning course.
  • Equipment needed in this system includes a yoga mat, handheld weights
    (1–3 pounds per hand for women and 5–8 pounds per hand for men)
    and ankle weights (2–3 pounds for women and 3–5 pounds for men).
  • Manual Required for On Line Training: Yoga with Weights for Dummies
    by Sherri Baptiste (Hardcover or Digital format)

Faster Impact - Quick Results
Benefits From Yoga with Weights:
On its own, yoga is a great strength and flexibility workout; add weights and it becomes an express ticket to sleek, defined muscles and increased stamina. While the weights require added exertion, they also act as guides, engaging the correct muscle groups and forcing your limbs to work together to balance. Practicing yoga with weights instills an awareness of how your body is meant to move.

  • Supports Healthy Bone Density
  • Encourages Lean Muscle Mass
  • Stimulates Metabolism
  • Engages Muscles in New Ways
  • Improves Range of Motion
  • Improve Sports Performance
  • Experience Improved Strength
  • Enhance Balance and Coordination
  • Assists in Injury Prevention
  • Help Prevent Obesity
  • Tone and Define the Body
  • Improve Energy Levels
  • Develop Better Breathing Habits
  • Practice Becomes a Moving Meditation
  • Strength, Flexibility, Stamina
  • Maximized Workout Potential
  • Exercises will Tone, and Shape the Body
  • Improve Mental Focus
  • Longevity

This online course is an independent tutorial with guidance and pacing from an instructor. Students will progress through the modules and homework at their own pace. This program will teach participants about Yoga with Weights™ and how to confidently practice a safe and challenging multi-level Yoga with Weights™ class of your own.

This first level is for all levels of ability. This program is for the novice and/or the fitness, yoga or health professional who wants to add Yoga with Weights™ to their own personal practice or program of yoga, health and fitness. 12-modules fully online course students, will receive a Level 1 Certificate of Completion.

Through conscious care provided to each participant, students will be skillfully mentored through the 12 module online training. Each module provides a detailed format to follow, with weekly homework, and video clips to support the learning process. The students will receive
individual guidance as needed.

FACULTY: Online Learning Yoga with Weights: Baptiste Method

Sherri Baptiste is an inspirational yoga teacher at the forefront of training in America. She offers approachable training, that shows real people the depth and benefits of mind•body•breath practices and how best to incorporate the best of yoga, fitness and wellness into their busy lives. She is the daughter of America's yoga pioneers and master teachers Magana and Walt Baptiste. Founder of Baptiste Power of Yoga, she offers classes, workshops, retreats and teacher training. Her retreats and teacher training programs provide an empowering, peaceful oasis in a hurried world, a place where students can find within themselves the tools and knowledge to support and maintain a happier, healthier and more spiritual lifestyle. The Baptiste Family is recognized for their insight into the rich spiritual heritage and great wisdom teachings of India, while also integrating the very best of Western fitness practices. Teaching the concept of a sound mind in a sound body Baptiste Yoga is taught as a Lifestyle holding aloft the authentic yogic ideal of harmonious Self-development, emphasizing the need for integrating the physical, mental and the deep spiritual dimension into every day living while realizing your deepest potential in Life. She is the Author of Yoga with Weights for Dummies also Yoga All in One for Dummies (2015 Wiley Publishers).

Sunflower Wellness Cancer Recovery Programs also provides Sherri Baptiste’s Yoga with Weights Classes, as part of their weekly class schedule to promote healing and well-being while helping their clients gain control through their recovery process.

JULIE SAWYER: Teaching online classes for colleges and universities since 2006

  • Trained by the National School Reform Faculty in Professional Learning Communities
  • Specialist in best online teaching and learning practice
  • Certified in educational leadership and administration
  • Offer professional development for teachers
  • Two master’s degrees, M.A. and M.Ed.
  • Yoga Alliance 500 hour RYT

KATE VOGT: Baptiste Yoga Teacher Training Program Educator since 2005

  • Yoga Association Council member
  • University Educator Yoga Studies and Philosophy
  • Yoga Alliance 500 hour RYT
  • Two degrees, MBA, BA
  • Author: Mala of the Heart
  • Individualized Tutor: yoga, therapeutic yoga, yoga with weights

ENROLLMENT PROCESS: Please complete fully, and attach all required documentation.
Registration must be received, with full payment by September 12, 2020.
Program Semester begins September 18, 2020: While BPY (Baptiste Power of Yoga) staff will send an email confirmation of receipt,
incomplete or late applications after the start of the program will not be considered for review.

ALSO: With ten students or more, Sherri Baptiste will travel to your studio (within the US) to provide a one day master Yoga with Weights class workshop.
Date will be decided during your training process.

REGISTRATION FORM and most commonly asked questions about the program:
Download this file and mail in completed form - Registration Form

COURSE FEE: Online Learning Yoga with Weights: Baptiste Method 12 Module Course Payment
Early Bird Full Payment: $1,495 Full Payment (cashiers check or money order). ($1,595 regular price)
*Pay Pal Option available - registrant/payer will incur additional PayPal fees added to prices above of 3%

Early bird registration ends at midnight on September 10, 2020!

Earlybird Payment:
$1,538 ($1,495 + $43 PayPal fees)

Regular Payment:
$1,641 ($1,595 + $46 PayPal fees)

**Affiliate Program Available

SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: If after ‘module one’ of the online learning program, you decide this program is not for you, a tuition refund will be given (minus a $195 office fee). A request for refund must be sent in writing to Baptiste Power of Yoga. NO REFUNDS AFTER MODULE ONE. *Please note that if you have paid by PayPal your refund will be minus the $195 office fee, plus any and all fees incurred and paid to PayPal. Both Office Fee and fees paid to PayPal will be subtracted from your tuition refund.

Info and Registration Visit: Baptiste Power of Yoga - Yoga with Weights: Baptiste Method - Email: or Call: 888-804-9642

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: Our programs are educational experiences and are not to be mistaken for long-term therapy or cure. Some people may find some programs to be too psychologically or physically challenging. We recommend that you consult a physician or trusted counselor if you have any doubt.

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Join Sherri Baptiste, Julie Sawyer, and Kate Vogt for this well-paced, informative Online Yoga with Weights Program.