Connection. Tradition. Mastery. TM

Yoga Teacher Training Program in Fairfield County, CT

Enter to Immerse. Emerge to Serve.

Our 200-hour Yoga Alliance® Registered teacher trainings are offered online or in person. This training offers a sophisticated education on philosophy, movement, anatomy, and all 8 limbs of yoga to enrich your life both on and off your mat.

Online – Anytime Enroll

Fall – In Person Enroll


Learn to mindfully practice and guide Vinyasa, Open Level, Yin Flow, Yin, and Meditation practices with integrity and equity for all.

Upon registration, receive unlimited classes and your unique login for course materials. Upon completion of all materials, receive your Graduation Certificate, the opportunity to interview for a teaching position here at Sama and to register with Yoga Alliance®!

Join Sama’s Teacher Training Program to Become A 200-Hour Yoga Alliance® Certified Yoga Teacher and Immerse in Your Own Well-Being.

We can’t wait to work with you!

Serving New Canaan, Darien, Wilton, Ridgefield, Norwalk, Stamford, Greenwich, Westchester County and Beyond.

What you need: A love of learning.

What you don’t need: To be able to touch your toes or balance on your hands!

What we ask of you: Observe, receive and breathe.

What you gain: A renewed sense of self, purpose, connection and action that will benefit you, your relationships and your life, forever.

What you receive: A certificate of completion and opportunity to register with the nationally recognized yoga teacher’s organization, the Yoga Alliance®.

Sama Yoga Academy offers the highest standards, registered with the Yoga Alliance®. We are here to help you nurture your practice, help you gain confidence, and empower you with the tools needed to have a more intimate relationship with your yoga practice, both in the classroom and in your life. Led by our own Angie Mandl and Rebekah Jacobs, our program invites you to create a lifelong connection to yourself, your practice, and others in the program, and prepares you to share traditional yoga as a Sama-trained 200-hour Yoga Alliance® Certified teacher. If you have been practicing for about a year, you are ready!

“Incredible teachers, philosophy and community. Visionaries Rebekah and Angie offer a space unlike anywhere else. When you experience Sama, you experience masterful instruction deepening your practice and connecting to what matters most. You will leave restored and empowered. This is yoga for our time. It is what’s needed, for all that you are and all that you do.” – Amy B., Sama Yoga Teacher Training Graduating Class 2020, Private International Baccalaureate School Teacher, India Emerging Artist Fellowship Recipient


“We co-created Sama Yoga Academy + Teacher Training to offer the traditional, philosophical wisdom of yoga alongside modern, anatomical knowledge to make yoga inclusive, accessible and empowering for every body, age and ability.”

– Rebekah Jacobs E-RYT®, YACEP® & Angie Mandl, E-RYT®, YACEP®

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