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Teacher Training


September 6-December 20 2023

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Welcome to Buddha Jams Yoga 200 hour
Yoga Teacher Training
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We are so excited to introduce our upcoming training which will take place In-Studio and Virtually! A portion of the YTT is made up of lectures which we now bring you to the comfort of your own home. Yoga practice requirements and asana labs will be held at Buddha Jams Yoga. 

A deeper dive is within our welcome packet here




Buddha Jams is a proud studio host for the Always-At-Aum 200hr YTT. 


The DOPEST teacher training training out there guaranteed to kick your asana from where you are now to the deepest and funkiest spaces. Students walk out of the trainings ready to teach like a pro, and find themselves in a space closer to their own selves and the universe than they have ever been. These teachings are an integral part of what makes Buddha Jams what it is as our founder Jason grew into a teacher in this same space. Our training offers you a space to grow on your mat as the benefits naturally flows off into all you do. Our mission is to provide quality instruction to deepen the desire, knowledge, and skill of students who wish to share their practice and Yoga journey w6th others, as facilitators of personal growth, inner peace, and mind/body health.


Training Schedule: 

Monday and Thursday from 9/6/23 through 12/20/23

Monday meets online and Wednesday in person from 5:30p-9:30p



Buddha Jams Yoga

192 Glen St

Glen Cove NY 11542

Studio Owner: Jason Samel (516) 329-2707 ~

Training Information: Robin Appel Maida (631) 235-5307 ~


Training will include instruction on the following topics: 

• Teaching Methodology 

• Yoga Philosophy 

• Sanskrit 

• Chanting and Mantras 

• Anatomy and Physiology 

• Human Energy and Chakra System 

• Pranayama and Meditation 

• Asana Lab for 109 Yoga Poses 

• Ayurveda 

• Injury Management and Sequencing Around Injuries 

• Prenatal Yoga 

• Restorative Yoga 

• Contact Yoga 

• Trauma Training 

• Business Management 

A deeper dive is within our welcome packet here


Training Investment: $3,000 

Payment Options: 

• Early Bird Special: Save $400!! Pay $2,600 in full by August 14th. 

• Special: Save $200!! Pay $2,800 in full by start of training. 

• Payment Plan: Pay $500 when registering and $500 each the 5-months of the training. All fees include a 335-page curriculum and (30) additional yoga classes. 

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The Always-At-Aum Yoga School is a nationally recognized Yoga Alliance certified school that is hosted at yoga studios across the country.  They offer a 200hr, 300hr, Hot Yoga, Kids Yoga, Stand-Up Paddle-board Yoga, and Reiki trainings multiple times a year. With weekend, weekday or evening training schedules available, they offer trainings to fit into everyone’s life. Whether deepening your practice, continuing your yoga education, or becoming a new teacher, here is where you'll find your Aum.



In 1999, Robin Appel Maida founded the Always-At-Aum Yoga School, an international organization dedicated to empowering students to make healthier decisions by becoming yoga educated. Registered with the Yoga Alliance, Robin has taught at acclaimed institutions such as Kripalu and Omega. For more then 10-years she was a trainer for top-notch kids training programs to include Yoga Ed.™, Newark Yoga Movement and trained the Coordinators for Dr. Oz’s non-profit Health Corps. She holds certifications to teach vinyasa, hot, kids, aqua, SUP yoga and Pilates.  She is also a Reiki Master/Trainer and Family Constellation Facilitator.

Regina M. McGowan, RYT-500,  began her journey into yoga through a love for asana practice and a desire to bring balance to her life.  Her passion and strength, both on the mat and in her life, has bestowed upon her the spiritual name Samarasa, which in Sanskrit means “having equal bliss.”  Regina strives to build confidence in each of her students individually, while inspiring them to develop a physical, mental and spiritual balance that they can bring to their lives as well.  Finding her roots in the Vinyasa style of yoga, Regina received her 500-hr teaching certification from the Always-At-At-Aum Yoga School in 2012 and is currently one of their senior trainers. Regina is also an Attorney licensed to practice in New York and California, a Reiki Practitioner, Horse Trainer and practices Equine Acupressure.  

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