Be Bold
Teacher Training

Be Bold Teacher Training is an opportunity to transform how you relate to the world. Whether you want to deepen your yoga practice, gain tools to lead a powerful life, become a yoga teacher (or a combo of all three!) this training will take you on a journey of self-discovery using meditation, asana and inquiry. 
You will learn skills and tools essential to Be Bold in your life and gain insight into the habits that constrain you. From a clear and powerful place, uncover what you truly want and take the first step by signing up today!

   Be Bold is back


January 25-27
February 1-3
March 8-10
MARCH 15-17

training runs for 4 intensive weekends
Friday-Sunday 8am-8pm

20 Practice Teaching sessions will be offered at various times (a minimum of 10 is required to graduate) and 2 online video conferences will take during the break between the February and March weekends. 

Additional Information: 

  • Techniques ~ 90 hours
  • Teaching Methodology ~ 25 hours
  • Anatomy and Physiology ~ 20 hours
  • Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle ~ 25 hours
  • Practicum ~ 25 hours
  • Homework ~15 hours

Suggested Reading (official list of required text TBD):
Journey into Power by Baron Baptiste
Being Of Power by Baron Baptiste
Key Muscles of Yoga, Volume 2 by Ray Long
Yamas & Niyamas by Deborah Adele

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown


Be Bold is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance training
100% attendance is mandatory and necessary to complete the training and grant certification


    Out of BBTT you will learn:

    • How to effectively practice and teach the basic Baptiste Yoga Methodology and the Journey into Power sequence
    • Traditional yoga philosophy for the modern world
    • Anatomy foundations as they relate to practice and assisting
    • Alignment, modifications, and variations
    • Sequencing, essential language and cueing
    • How to give and receive feedback
    • What holds you back in the areas that matter most to you
    • Practical tools to create your most powerful and authentic life



    The tuition for this program is $3,400. 
    A $300 non refundable deposit is required after submitting the application form and acceptance to hold your space in the program. This deposit amount will be deducted from your final tuition payment.

    Payment Options Include:

    EARLY ENROLLMENT: $2,950 - Application submitted as well as payment in full received by October 1st

    REGULAR ENROLLMENT: $3,400 - Application submitted on or before December 15th 2018, Non-Refundable deposit of $300 due at time of application, payment in FULL must be received no later than January 1st, 2019.

    EXTENDED PAYMENT PLAN OPTION 1: $3,600 - Applicatioan and $300 Non-Refundable deposit due by Nov 1st. Four equal payments of $825 will be auto deducted from a card on file: Dec 1, Jan 1, Feb 1, and March 1.

    EXTENDED PAYMENT PLAN OPTION 2: $3,804 Application and $300 Non-Refundable deposit due by Nov 1. Six equal payments $584 will be auto deducted from a card on file: Dec 1, Jan 1, Feb 1, March 1, April 1, May 1.


    Interested in being a part of BBTT 2019? Please fill out the application below:

    Name *

    our trainings are accredited with the Yoga Alliance. 
    E-RYt 500 Hour Certified and tier 3 Baptiste Teacher Melinda Luksch is the lead facilitator of these programs.  



    I had a million reasons why I shouldn’t do Be Bold Teacher Training. I am so incredibly thankful that I listened to the reasons why I needed to say yes. BBTT gave me the tools I need to be for others, but also to be for myself. I learned so much about myself during this time, and I gained a new perspective that I wasn’t even aware I was lacking. BBTT not only left me feeling empowered to share a strong, physical practice of yoga with others, it also left me inspired to simply be better for others. I cannot thank Melinda enough for leading this experience. She challenged me to dig deeper and be uncomfortable, while at the same time providing support and kindness. Melinda is a powerful role model of what being for others looks like, and we were all so fortunate to have her.
    — Krista
    I went into the WVPY Teacher Training thinking I would learn about poses, anatomy and how to teach yoga. Well, I got that and something much more valuable. The training was transformational for me. It awakened me to my purpose which has given me direction. I feel focused and alive as a result. I highly recommend the training to others.
    — Rick
    Teacher Training with WVPY was hands-down the highlight of my year, and one of the most powerful and transformational events of my life. It is a difficult, demanding experience—both physically and emotionally—but if you are willing to put in the work, you will come away from the training as a new, better person. This training provided me with a vastly expanded view of what yoga means in my life. It profoundly altered my perspective of how I fit in the world and it instilled a level of self-acceptance and self-compassion that I never believed I could possess in my life. I came away from my experience with 23 of the most sincere, supportive, and genuine friends that I have ever had. They are all people who are dear to me like family. I came into the training feeling weighed down with the burdens of life, and the experience taught me to allow lightness and joy into my life. This training also furnished a thorough understanding of the poses and sequence in Journey into Power and provided a foundation to become an effective yoga instructor.
    Yoga Trainings are expensive—there’s no question that it represents a significant investment of money and time—but I consider the cost to be trivial in comparison to the benefits received. Yes, you could use the money instead to fund a trip to a serene, tropical location. Or you could spend that money on Be Bold Teacher Training and bring contentment and serenity home to you. Don’t let cost or time commitment deter you. It is unconditionally, emphatically worth it.
    — Brent Davis