50 Hour Shiva Yoga Practitioner Training Intensive

Deepen your yoga practice over 3 weekends with Garth Hewitt

This Practitioner Training Intensive is ideal for anyone who wants to deepen their practice of yoga. The Shiva Yoga system emphasizes traditional yoga and the path of Self-realization and teaches students how to pursue this goal using a modern yoga practice.

This practitioner training Intensive will help you better understand the fundamental tools you will need in order to deepen your practice. The Shiva Yoga system draws inspiration from DharmaYoga, Vinyasa Krama, Vinyasa Flow, Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga and Iyengar Yoga.


The Shiva Yoga 50 Hour Practitioner Training Intensive introduces students to:

* Sequencing in a Yoga Class
* Receiving Adjustments
* Cleansing Techniques
* Introduction to Bandha, Mudra and Chakras
* Anatomy of Breathing
* Pranayama Techniques
* Meditation Techniques
* Self Practice
* Personal Sadhana Practice

* Yoga Etiquette
* Yoga Lineage
* A History of Yoga
* Yoga As a Practice
* Yoga As a System of Philosophy
* Essential Anatomy
* Applied Anatomy
* Asana Breakdown
* Practice Guidelines

The goal of this program is to:

  • Introduce students to the Shiva Yoga system
  • Help students to deepen their existing practice
  • Give students a basic understanding of the philosophy that informs the practice
  • Provide knowledge, tools and support to students who are looking to deepen their practice

Students will complete 50hrs in class, spread over 3 weekends.



August 11th.................. 7:00 - 10:00 pm
August 12-13............... 1:00 - 9:00 pm
August 19-20..............1:00 - 9:00 pm
August 26-27..............1:00 - 9:00 pm


Saturday May 20th......2:00 - 4:00 pm.....Sign Up
Saturday July 29th.......2:00 - 4:00 pm.....Sign Up



$850 Before June 1*
$950 Before July 1*
$1,050 After July 1

$300 Non-refundable deposit holds your spot.

*Must be paid in full by discount deadline to get this price.
Total must be paid by August 11th or a $200 late payment fee will apply.


Garth is a 500hr E-RYT, Teacher Trainer, Yoga Therapist, Certified Yogaworks Teacher, Certified DharmaYoga Teacher and has led Classes, Workshops, Retreats and Teacher Trainings in Los Angeles and around the world. Garth taught for several years at the original Yogaworks in Santa Monica and at Exhale – the Center for Sacred Movement in Venice. He led the first Pure Yoga Teacher Training, in Los Angeles, at Equinox, with Ashley Turner. He has been featured in and contributes regularly to: Yoga Journal, Men’s Health Magazine, Mantra Magazine, Yoganonymous and LA Yoga.
Garth completed teacher training at Yogaworks in Santa Monica with Annie Carpenter & James Brown, mentoring with Annie Carpenter, advanced teacher training at the Dharma Yoga Center in New York, with Sri Dharma Mittra and additional advanced teacher training at Loyola Marymount University, with Srivatsa Ramaswami. He has spent time in Mysore, India, studying Ashtanga Yoga, with the Sri K. Patthabi Jois family, practicing with Saraswati Jois. He also completed the Yoga Therapy Rx program, at Loyola Marymount University, with Dr. Larry Payne and completed Yoga Tune Up® teacher training, with Jill Miller. Garth teaches from the Shiva® Yoga system. His signature Shiva® Vinyasa and Shiva® Power classes focus on; setting intentions, practicing gratitude, concentration, surrender, balance, non-attachment and quieting the mind. He also teaches Shiva® Meditation, as well as Pranayama and Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation classes, and sees students privately for Yoga Therapy sessions.

More about Garth at www.garthhewittyoga.com


Essay Questions:

You must complete the essay questions below and email them to mail@garthhewittyoga.com prior to the first day of the first module of training. 

1. What is Yoga?  In your own words please tell us what the word yoga means to you. (Min. 200 words)
2. How has practicing yoga affected you and your relationship to the world? (Min. 200 words)
3. What was your first yoga class or experience?   (Min. 200 words)
4. Please tell us a little more about your current practice.  How long have you been practicing?  How many times a week do you practice or come to class?  Who are your teachers and who has influenced you in your practice?  (Min. 200 words)
5. Please describe your life history and your profession. (Min. 200 words)
6. What do you hope to get out of this Shiva Yoga Practitioner Training Intensive and why have you chosen this program? (Min. 200 words)
7. What do you want to change in your life? (Min. 200 words)