Transformational Yoga: Your Next Step In Yoga Teacher Training
300 Hour Teacher Training with Richard Lanza & Shawn Cornelison
Fridays 6-9pm, Saturdays 9-5pm, Sundays 9-5pm (Nine Selected Weekends)
Dates To Be Posted
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​​​This program is designed to improve teaching skills and create positive and transformative changes in your life.  The first step to growth and change is awareness. This self-discovery program will offer deep and personal exploration into your own body and take you on a journey into self-actualization and self-empowerment. In this journey of personal awareness your skill and authenticity as a yoga instructor will reveal itself.

Cost:  $3500

Payment Plan:  Four Payments of $850

Deposit: $500

Yoga Alliance Accredited

Program includes:

       Nine weekend trainings

  • One monthly private meeting with Shawn Cornelison which may include:  Yoga Therapy, Breath Work, or Mentoring (meetings may be done in person or via skype depending upon the month)

  • Internet access to all HypnoMeditations and Guided Meditation recordings by Richard Lanza

  • Access to Teacher Training Videos by Shawn Cornelison

  • Students will be required to complete monthly assignments, which include weekly postings of the History of Yoga, Yamas & Niyamas, development of a consistent home yoga and meditation practice, commitment to lifestyle choices that lead to greater freedom and happiness


Program Schedule

Week 1 

Healing Nature of Breath & Committing to Personal Intentions


Week 2

Hips:  Physical, Emotional & Energetic Exploration.  How mobility of hips affect one’s life.


Week 3

Shoulders:  Physical, Emotional & Energetic Exploration - How mobility of shoulders affect one’s life.


Week 4

Spine: Physical, Emotional & Energetic Exploration - How mobility of the spine affect one’s life.


Week 5

Teaching Skills, Yoga Nidra, Guided Meditations


Week 6

Group Process:  Presence, Mindfulness, and Intuitive Development


Week 8

Intuitive Mastery, energy healing skills, and moving through fear


Week 9

How to teach a transformational workshop

Next Steps


Shawn has been teaching yoga for over 20 years both in the United States and internationally.  In addition to being an ERY-500 he is a Certified Yoga Therapist through IAYT.  He is also certified in Yin Yoga, Meridian Yoga, Yoga for Anxiety & Depression.  His studies have also included an 800 Hour Advanced Teacher Training in Yogic Philosophy.


Shawn travels internationally teaching diverse styles of yoga, as well as offering a 200 & 300 hour teacher training.  His home location in the USA is Boston & Las Cruces, New Mexico.  In Boston he is a staff instructor in the Open Doors 200 Hour Teacher Training Program and is a co-creator of the Open Doors 300 Hour Teacher Training Program, and in addition offers teacher certification in Yin Yoga and Yoga for Anxeity & Depression.  


As a yoga instructor Shawn teaches classes that are focused on breath and functional movement of the body. His classes are geared toward students who want to explore the inner spaces of the body and mind and are both physically challenging and at the same time very accessible. He uses his knowledge of meridians, yin yoga, therapeutic yoga, and fascination with yoga's rich history to create classes which are informative and allow students to move in ways that support their unique structure.


Richard Lanza, ERYT-500, has been exploring the different branches of yoga and forms of holistic health for over 48 years with special focus on energy healing, accessing and developing intuition, and spiritual philosophy.  His background includes training in Yoga, Eastern Philosophy, Hypnosis, Acupuncture, Massage, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Energy Healing, Essene Therapy and Therapeutic Touch. In the United States he is the originator and owner of OPEN DOORS HOLISTIC AND METAPHYSICAL CENTER, OPEN DOORS YOGA STUDIOS, Instructor of the OPEN DOORS YOGA TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS (200 & 300 Hour), Co-Director of the OPEN DOORS School of Energy Healing, Creator and Instructor of the Intuitive Mastery Program, producer of Guided Meditation CD series and creator of TranceFormation Workshops. He also has received training and certification from Tolly Burkan as a FireWalk Facilitator.


Richard has taught yoga, meditation, and psychic development workshops nationally and internationally. His passion is vinyasa yoga, creative & playful sequencing, and creating classes that allows one to experience a deeper connection to self. Richard’s purpose is to provide the space to allow individuals the opportunity to transform their lives, to empower themselves, and explore one’s own unique potential.   For more information visit and

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