James Bailey, LAc, Dipl Ayu, E-RYT500

Yoga & Ayurveda Master Teacher, and Guest YTT Teacher

As a master teacher and guest faculty YTT teacher, James Bailey supports some of the most recognized RYS schools and teacher trainers of our generation and has 30 years of experience with generating the needed curriculum material and course lecturing content to create a more skilled and resourceful teacher as well as a more mature teaching environment within the modern yoga studio.

Yoga Teacher Training Modules

Themed Intensive & Eclectic Modules

The Yoga teacher training modules below are designed for RYS schools to be integrated easily into any curriculum. These modules are non-asana programs. They provide all content disciplines required to fulfill Yoga Alliance minimums in the areas of anatomy, subtle anatomy, philosophy, pranayama, meditation, Ayurveda self care, self study, etc. Theses YTT programs come in two types: Themed Intensive Modules and Eclectic Modules. Themed Intensives are 2-day modules composed of related content, allowing a deeper exploration of the topic. Eclectic Modules are a mix of four 3-hr short courses, serving to introduce key Yoga teachings and related disciplines. Choose four Short Courses to create an Eclectic weekend module of mixed content. Schools may also choose a single weekend module (12-hrs, 2 days), dual modules (25 hrs, 4 days), and multi modules up to four modules (up to 50 hrs, 7 days). These programs are available for 200-hr, 300-hr and 500-hr TT programs. Email to enquire.

YTT Themed Intensive Modules

Themed content intensive YTT programs

  • Go deeper into content topics
  • Topics include ayurveda, yoga psychology, philosophy, anatomy, subtle anatomy, meditation + more
  • Teaching time: approximately 12-hrs per module
  • Choose a single weekend module, dual-modules, multi-modules, or 150-hr AWCP
  • Designed for 200, 300, & 500 hr RYS and Continued Education programming
  • Provides all Yoga Alliance required non-asana content

YTT Themed Intensives

YTT Eclectic Modules

Chose 4 Short Courses to Create an Eclectic YTT or CE Module

  • Introduce your students to diverse topics in one weekend
  • Choose any 4 short courses below to create a YTT eclectic module or CE module
  • Topics include ayurveda, yoga psychology, philosophy, anatomy, subtle anatomy, meditation + more
  • Teaching time: approximately 3 hrs per short course, 12 hrs total per module
  • Designed for 200, 300, & 500 hr RYS and Continued Education programing
  • Provides all Yoga Alliance required non-asana content

YTT Short Courses

YTT School Associates

James is on faculty or has made significant contributions to the following Yoga schools:


• Asheville Yoga Center, Asheville, NC
• Atma Center, Cleveland, OH
• Devanadi Yoga, Minneapolis, MN
• Coil Yoga, Fresno, CA
• Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA
• Exhale Yoga
• Kripalu, Stockbridge, MA
• mBODY Yoga, San Luis Obispo, CA
• Moksha Yoga, Chicago, IL
• OneAum, Potomac, MD
• Prana Yoga, Ft Wayne, IN


• Rasa Center for Yoga, Ashland, OR
• Saul David Raye, Atma Yoga
• Sanctuary for Yoga, Nashville, TN
• Semperviva, Vancouver, BC, Canada
• Shiva Rea, Prana Vinyasa Flow
• Wild Lotus Yoga, New Orleans, LA
• YogaOne Studio, Cedarburg, WI
• Yoga Center of Minneapolis, Minn, MN
• Yoga Yoga, Austin, TX
• Zen Yoga, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
. . . and more.