Search

YTT Collective with Kim Saunders, Founder of Lift Yoga

4.94

Based on 89 reviews

What is a School Review?


NPS Score 9.6/10


Connect with Us

1065b Powers Place

Alpharetta, GA, USA

Types of Yoga Taught

Flow Yoga

Alignment-Oriented Yoga

Fitness Yoga

Spiritually-Oriented Yoga

Gentle Yoga

Specialty Yoga

Trainings Formats

Part-time
spread out over time

Modules
several, shorter immersions

Non-residential
trainees commute to the program

About YTT Collective with Kim Saunders, Founder of Lift Yoga

This unique YTT program was created by Kim Saunders, ERYT500, Yoga Therapist, Psychotherapist, a 20-year educator, and Founder of Lift Yoga.   Our YTT Collective allows students the widest variety of advanced education with seasoned faculty by partnering with...

This unique YTT program was created by Kim Saunders, ERYT500, Yoga Therapist, Psychotherapist, a 20-year educator, and Founder of Lift Yoga.   Our YTT Collective allows students the widest variety of advanced education with seasoned faculty by partnering with a number of studios in North Atlanta.

With over 150 graduates, YTT Collective with Kim Saunders is the premier YTT program in the North Atlanta market. (From 2014-2017, Kim hosted at Lift Yoga and co-led YTT with her mentor Sue Hopkins, Founder of Etowah Valley Yoga, and reviews from those years are shown on that school's profile.) 

While Kim is the Founder of Lift Yoga, she has sold the studio.  All reviews you see are for Kim as the Lead Trainer for her individually accredited program from 2014 to 2021.

Our teacher trainers are given a well-rounded education in philosophy, anatomy, alignment, sequencing, assists, asanas, pranayama, chakras, meditation, and so much more.  The "so much more" is THE differentiator for this program. The "heart and art of yoga" taught here takes this program from the minimum Yoga-Alliance-required standards, which you can find everywhere, to the life-changing, transformational experiece that you will find nowhere else.

You will be taught a variety of styles so when you graduate, you can teach many formats.  Over the years, many students also attend who are not drawn to teach, but who, nonetheless, have a strong desire to deepen their personal practice and knowledge of yoga.  All are welcome!

With Kim's combination of Psychotherapy and Yoga Therapy, this training truly is an integration of mind and body.  Students will gain a full perspective on the 8 limbs of yoga and how yoga is far greater than simply a physical practice.  Upon graduation, students who wish to teach will skillfully be able to teach Vinyasa style, Power Yoga, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga and more.  If you are interested in personal growth and empowerment, this YTT Collective program is for you.  Join us in The Collective!

www.YTTCollective.com

First Registered January 2017

Online Trainings

Approved through 2022-2023 RYS Online Teaching Application:
  • YTT with Founder Kim Saunders

Upcoming Training Dates

All Training Dates (0)

Recent Blog Posts

The Art of Focusing

Aenean sagittis iaculis metus, vitae bibendum magna fermentum nec. Ut varius eros in condimentum faucibus. Nulla tincidunt convallis massa vel pellentesque. Morbi lectus nulla, pulvinar vitae orci non, adipiscing sollicitudin lorem. Sed in pellentesque diam. Aliquam vitae enim commodo, tempus nulla nec, dignissim diam. Donec mollis tincidunt sollicitudin. Duis mattis hendrerit blandit. Sed blandit vehicula scelerisque. Proin cursus sapien est, sed aliquam purus molestie ac. Nullam sit amet.

Read more...

A Lesson on the Fifth Chakra

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vestibulum volutpat at quam eget imperdiet. Donec molestie, velit ut lobortis ultricies, risus libero eleifend neque, ac euismod ipsum diam vitae erat. Nullam congue metus ac est lobortis, non porttitor turpis dictum. Proin eros libero, faucibus sit amet ultricies in, sodales sit amet nunc. Morbi pulvinar, libero id iaculis ultrices, sapien enim ornare dui, ullamcorper facilisis lectus odio at arcu. Vivamus facilisis id turpis eu vehicula. Donec gravida.

Read more...
View All Blog Posts
First Registered January 2017

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 89

By Kaji RYT® 200

Jun 30, 2022

Kim is one of the most amazing people I’ve ever met in my life. Her graciousness and genuinity is infectious and I could only hope to be half as great as she is one day. Thank you for everything Kim. Full Review

By Jay Wooley RYT® 200

Jun 10, 2022

Kim Saunders is a highly beloved and respected member of the yoga community in this area. She wisely uses a diverse cadre of teachers to train on the different topics, resulting in exposure to a wider range of teaching styles. Unfortunately, issues with the previous studio host of this RYS had a negative impact on the training overall. However, the recent change from a single host studio to a diverse studio collective has removed that negative impact and made the training even better. Overall, I had a solid experience and graduated from this YTT as a good teacher with all the tools needed to continue my journey toward being a great teacher. 4.5 stars for the past iteration with the old host studio, 5+ stars for the multi-studio collective. Full Review

All Reviews (89)

Teaching Staff

Kim Saunders, M.Ed., LPC, ERYT500, IAYT

E-RYT® 500, RPYT®, YACEP®

fall 2018 KSS YTT NO LIFT wall behind
Kim's Graduates - fall 2018 KSS YTT NO LIFT wall behind [15]
dec 2019 group
Kim's Graduates - dec 2019 group [20]
YTT_Spring2021-1
Kim's Graduates - YTT_Spring2021-1 [17]
YTT spring 2021 3
Kim's Graduates - YTT spring 2021 3 [18]

Yoga Alliance is a nonprofit 501(c)(6). Yoga Alliance Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3). This website refers to the two organizations as "Yoga Alliance." Copyright 2022 Yoga Alliance. Yoga Alliance, the Yoga Alliance logo, RYS, RYT, and YACEP are registered marks with the USPTO and other jurisdictions.

Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

Copyright 2022 by Yoga Alliance