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Gentle & Restorative
Yoga Teacher Training

Learn to embody the softer side of yoga and

skillfully share it with others

20-hour Gentle & Restorative
Yoga Training

May 31 - June 2, 2024

Friday 6-9 pm CT

Saturday 11am - 5pm CT

Sunday 11am - 5pm CT

Remaining 5 workshop hours are conducted virtually

Bloom Yoga Studio

Chicago, IL

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About the training

This dynamic and experiential training will teach you to create safe, engaging, and satisfying gentle and restorative yoga poses, principles, and sequences (for yourself and your students!). With a balance of discussion, experiential work, and practice teaching your fellow trainees, you'll come away from this weekend feeling rejuvenated, inspired, and empowered to share what you've learned.

In this training, you'll learn:​

  • why the in-between gentle approach is so important for today's student

  • how to incorporate stronger work in a balanced way

  • the secret to creating a soft practice that isn't one-dimensional

  • the best restorative poses to teach for group classes

  • accessible ways to incorporate breath work and meditation


Break free from your routine and learn a new approach to practice that your students (and your own body) will love! This training will provide you with a new specialty that will make you more versatile as a teacher, while also enhancing and refining your teaching of other styles. And perhaps most importantly, you will come away feeling inspired to apply a gentler approach in your own practice and life - because it's essential to walk the walk as a teacher!

Virtual Hours

Five of the total workshop hours will be conducted virtually via recorded content and mentorship sessions.

Handbook with Photos

Students​ will receive an information-packed 100+ page PDF handbook that includes color photos of poses as well as tips for practicing the techniques shared in the training.

Continuing Ed Hours

This workshop is open to yoga teachers, yoga teachers-in-training, and dedicated practitioners. This workshop is also eligible for Continuing Education (CE) credits in accordance with Yoga Alliance standards. See for more information. All hours are contact hours.

Attendance Policies

A certificate of completion is available for this 20-hour Gentle & Restorative Yoga Teacher Training. To be eligible for the certificate, participants must attend all training hours and complete all homework assignments.

Tuition for 20 hr Gentle Yoga Teacher Training

$450, or $400 if paid in full by early payment deadline

Bloom Teacher Training grad price - $375

Extensive 100+ page PDF handbook with pose photos included with tuition

Register here


“Loved every minute of this training! Kerry is so inspirational as an instructor. She's welcoming, knowledgeable and encouraging. This course is a must for those who already teach/practice Gentle and Restorative as well as for those who are new to the field. Highly recommend."

Donna Hall, 2023

Kerry provided an excellent balance between content and practice for Restorative and Gentle Yoga.

I was able to take this course virtually and Kerry was as attentive to me on the screen as she was with the students in the classroom. I highly recommend this training."​

Kari Foote, 2022 Trainee

I’d been searching for Gentle & Restorative Training for quite some time, and I’m so glad I decided to complete a       20 hour CE at Bloom with Kerry. It was a perfect balance of discussion and practice; I’d highly recommend participating!

Jasmin Graham, 2023

I am so grateful to Kerry for sharing her wisdom and in-depth knowledge of gentle and restorative yoga with me during this training. I feel so much better equipped to achieve my goal of teaching Restorative Yoga classes as a result of attending this training."

2023 Trainee

I am also Program Director and a Lead Trainer for Bloom Yoga Studio's 200 hour and 85 hour Prenatal Yoga trainings. Learn more about these fantastic programs at the link below.

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