Dynamic Gentle Yoga™ Teacher Training

Learn to Lead Accessible, Inclusive and Empowering Gentle Yoga

Rudy Peirce Kripalu Yoga Teacher Trainer Creator Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teacher Training
Live Interactive Online Format- No pre-recorded sessions
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Learn the subtleties, science and skills needed to teach the fastest growing segment of yoga practitioners (students, 50 years old and up) as well as the legions of those suffering from depression, anxiety, trauma and those with low flexibility.

This online live stream Certification Training will set you apart as a dedicated specialist with advanced training in the methods that will meet the needs and expectations of students looking for a slow, kind, and clearly-instructed practice. Completion of the Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teacher Training qualifies you for 74 Yoga Alliance Continuing Education hours and entitles you to be part of our growing DGY Teacher’s Circle, hosted live by Rudy bi-monthly online.

The Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teacher Certification (DGYTC) is taught by Rudy Peirce, Master Yoga Teacher Trainer and Legacy Faculty member of The Kripalu School of Yoga, 1,000-hour Certification. Rudy has over three decades of experience leading Gentle Yoga classes and training teachers

The program is a masterpiece! A work of art! Everything was “just right.” The content is the best around. I learned so much. And I feel so good – so relaxed, so cared for, so ready to teach! Thank you! Thank you!


This live online training is comprised of 4 weekend modules over four months, totaling 74 hours:


Dynamic Gentle

Accessible, Inclusive, Empowering

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Stimulate and Integrate Prana

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Meditation in Motion…Flow with Prana

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Confidence, Clarity, and Precision

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*All session are taught live on Zoom.  Sessions will be video recorded for your reference during the training and beyond. 

Schedule for each weekend:






9:00am-12:00pm &


9:00am-12:00pm &

Rudy Peirce lecturing during Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teacher Training
Rudy has been offering this advanced training since 2013.
We are so pleased to bring this training to you live online.

In this Certification Program, you will learn to:

  • Make your class work for just about anybody, regardless of challenges with balance, strength or flexibility
  • Maintain a meditative quality in the class
  • Create a deliciously slow pace while still making the class riveting
  • Design a class with only the postures that are safe and most beneficial in a Gentle Yoga class
  • Respond to the variety of conditions your students may have
  • Teach students how to meet their own body where it is and avoid going too far by exploring subtleties and creating modifications
  • Refine your use of encouraging & empowering language and increase your knowledge of alignment

Support Following Certification

After your program concludes, you have options:

  • Monthly Zoom sessions with Rudy
    • Connect with other Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teachers
    • Ask questions, problem-solve and share ideas
    • For those who want it, the opportunity to practice teaching your peers in a supportive environment, and more
  • Continued access to the Training Resources including links to recordings of all the sessions from your training that you can review in your own time following your training for a full year

Bonus Sessions:

How to Teach on Zoom or Up-Level Your Zoom Skills

Gentle Yogis manager, online MELT® Instructor, and self-taught techie, Joyce, will offer two live 90-minute sessions about how to teach on Zoom and how to up-level your Zoom skills. These workshops include on-screen demos and Q&A.

Zoom Basics:

  • How to open a Zoom account
  • How to schedule classes in your Zoom account
  • What Zoom settings are important for the safety and privacy of your students
  • Which Zoom controls you need to know about to run the class smoothly and securely
  • Recommendation for a simple affordable website and/or registration system

Zoom Beyond the Basics:

  • Options for microphones
  • A great webcam alternative if you have a smartphone
  • Screen-sharing
  • Break-out rooms
  • Discussion on the pros and cons of trying to offer music with your classes
  • Recommendation for a simple affordable website and/or registration system

These bonus sessions will be recorded and access to recordings will be made available if you cannot attend.

Still not sure if this training is right for you?


  • Prerequisite: 200-hour YTT certification from a Yoga Alliance registered Yoga School
  • Payment plan: Contact us to request the option of 4 monthly payments
  • 175-page Dynamic Gentle Yoga Teacher’s Manual is included as a pdf download
  • 74 total YA CEs available (administrative fee $25) 

Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

I enjoyed the whole program. I now truly feel more confident teaching this style of yoga! So healing. Thank you.

Our Dynamic Gentle Yoga teacher training with Rudy Peirce was amazing! I enjoyed and greatly benefited from your teacher training. I am very inspired. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us.