The Path to Yoga Justice and Equity

200 Hour Self-Paced Online Yoga Teacher Training

Making the Physical Practice Adaptable for Everyone

With a keen interest in alignment based yoga for diverse body types, Dianne is a world leader in making the physical practice accessible for everyone. Imagine having the skills to teach to EVERYONE in the room including older populations and those with injuries or other physical limitations

Her knowledge and experience are highlighted in her books Yoga for Everyone and Yoga Where you Are.

This is the ideal training for BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities and anyone who has been marginalized due to systemic oppression. In addition to the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga we will take a deep dive into making the world a more just and equitable place.

White allies are encouraged to do the deep work of assessing how they benefit from white supremacy and the actions needed to fight the systems of oppression that affect so many.

Centering marginalized voices: These trainings will have guest speakers from diverse communities to provide well rounded culturally sensitive learning environment.

Dianne’s accessible yoga curriculum is for you if:

for those brand-new to teaching equitable yoga

Our 200 Hour training helps you teach yoga to a broad range of students with differing abilities, body types, conditions, and perspectives. 

You’ll learn body mechanics, anatomy and physiology, class design, and equitable cueing. All 8 limbs of yoga will be studied. Plus, you’ll get a foundation in social justice as it pertains to your yoga and teaching practice.  

No pre-requisites, other than a strong desire to deepen your own practice, learn and grow

How our 100% online RYTT programs work

You’ll need:

Learning from Dianne Bondy is like:

A cool and refreshing breeze of understanding. There’s no truth Dianne won’t say to help you discover and deliver the mechanics of equitable yoga–yoga that leaves NO ONE behind. 

She’ll help you overcome your hesitation and simply WORK confidently with all bodies. Dianne understands through her personal journey that the practice is available to everyone when we know how to adapt it to the bodies in front of us.

Dianne is a ubiquitous contributor to the top Yoga publications, wrote the best-selling book, Yoga Is For Everyone, and co-authored Yoga Where You Are.

Dianne came by her inclusive philosophy through her own experience of being EVERY size, having brown skin, and seeing firsthand how demoralizing “colonized” yoga felt to her as a child growing up with a mom teaching in the industry. 

Ms. Bondy owned a yoga studio for over a decade and understands the many hurdles and triumphs you face as an inclusive yoga instructor and activist. 

She’ll help you walk the 8-limbed yoga path with courage, strength, visibility, and passion so that YOU can share the many benefits of yoga with EVERYONE you touc

More about Dianne Bondy

Dianne Bondy is a social justice activist, author, accessible yoga teacher, and leader of the Yoga For All movement. 

Her approach to yoga empowers anyone to practice—regardless of their shape, size, ethnicity, or level of ability. Dianne is revolutionizing yoga by educating yoga instructors around the world on how to make their classes welcoming for all kinds of practitioners.

Change Agent in Modern Yoga

Dianne’s commitment to increasing diversity in yoga has been recognized in her work with Pennington’s, Gaiam, and the Yoga & Body Image Coalition, as well as in speaking engagements at Princeton, Duke, University of Buffalo and UC Berkeley on Yoga, Race, and Diversity. Her writing is published in Yoga and Body Image Volume 1, Yoga Renegades, and Yes Yoga Has Curves. You can also find Dianne online at and

Master Yoga Teacher

Dianne is the author of the international best selling book, Yoga for Everyone (DK Publishing, Penguin Random House), co-author of Yoga Where Yoga Are, and a frequent contributor to Yoga International, DoYou, Yoga Girl, and Omstars. She has been featured in publications such as The Guardian, Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Mashable, and People.

Meet Our Faculty

Dirish Shaktidas

Dirish Shaktidas

Dirish is a London-based yoga teacher immersed in the world of holistic healing. Internationally trained by world-renowned teachers, he has been practicing yoga dance, and meditation for over 10 years. 

Dirish grew up in a  Hindu household with sacred mantras, which inform his movement, sound, and mindful meditation.

Dirish combines Shakti Dance, Yin Yoga, and Eastern Philosophy to create an inspiring, dynamic and elevating setting. Dirish will be leading our chakra learning in the 200 and 300 Hour RYTT.

Gwen Jeun in treepose

Gwen Jeun

Gwen graduated from Dianne’s first YTT class in 2011, and is now an ERYT-200HR.  

She realized what she learned was too good to keep to herself!  She has continued to assist Dianne in her live and online teacher trainings.  

Gwen has completed workshops in Yin Yoga with Bernie Clark, Restorative Yoga with Cyndi Lee, and Hatha yoga with Doug Keller.  

Gwen is an advocate for mental health and wellness in the veterinary profession.

Son Nguyen

Dr. Son Nguyen

As a practicing chiropractor and acupuncturist since 2003, Dr. Nguyen has incorporated her Chiropractic and Acupuncture training into her treatment of patients. 

With a wealth of movement certifications (Stottt Pilates Rehabilitative Training, 200hr and 300 hr RYTT, 200 Hour Meditation, and CranioSacral Therapy, Ariel Yoga TT), Dr. Son is wildly passionate about educating herself and others in functional and healing movement practices. 

Dr. Son will be leading the anatomy-physiology modules in the 200 and 300 HR RYTT.

Sarit Rogers

Sarit is a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner, NeuroAffective Touch Practitioner, trauma-informed yoga teacher, accomplished photographer, group facilitator, and writer. 

She provides multi-layered support for individuals and groups as they investigate and develop accessible tools for self-regulation, self-care, and healthy boundaries. 

Sarit strives to bring accessible SE® and trauma-informed yoga services to marginalized communities and use the deep and vast ethical, wisdom and mindful practices of yoga to support SE™.

We are thrilled to have Sarit lead sessions on somatic healing and Building Resilience Through Trauma-Informed and Accessible Yoga Practices in our 300-hour RYTT. 

Shannon Kaneshige

Shannon Kaneshige (she/they) is a fat, white, non-binary yoga instructor, sociologist and parent. They are passionate about helping folx reconnect with their bodies and learn how to take up space on and off the mat. 

Shannon is devoted to accessibility in yoga, whether that is providing variations for all bodies, creating brave spaces where folx can feel comfortable, or providing access to yoga regardless of financial resources. They are excited to be a part of FullBeing because it embodies what the yoga community should be: accessible, inclusive, and authentic.

Shawn Moore

Shawn J. Moore

Over the years, Shawn has integrated meditation and mindfulness as a tool for his own creative resilience, personal power, and healing. He shares these nurturing tools with his community in a host of ways. 

He is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200), sound practitioner, meditation teacher, Yoga Nidra Teacher, reiki practitioner, and Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, with trainings in Mindful Communication and Brand Identity. 

In addition to holding community space through classes, he provides training in leadership and strengths-based development, plus workshops in mindfulness and meditation. 

We are privileged to have Shawn present his Healing with Sound session in our 300-Hour RYTT.

Jacquie Barbee

Jacquie “Sunny” Barbee


Sunny is an E-RYT 200 hr yoga teacher living in the Panhandle of Florida.  She finished  YTT in 2016 after turning to an asana practice to help with her chronic illness and depression. 

While in YTT she realized there was a need for more teachers that didn’t fit the stereotypical “yoga body” image and that she could make a difference in helping people see that yoga is for every body. 

Sunny teaches others how to customize their practice to fit their own body, whether that body is larger, aging, or living with illness or injury, much like she does with her own practice.  

She is also certified in Accessible Yoga; Yoga for All Bodies; Mind Body Solutions; and Yin Yoga and currently working on her 300 hr with a focus on Yoga, Justice, and Equality with Dianne Bondy .

Joviane Williams

Jovianne Williams

Joviane is a British Mauritian yoga practitioner and educator and a passionate advocate for humanity. Based just outside of the UK’s second city of Birmingham (London adjacent) she is the founder of Esprit Yoga studio.

She is a 500 hour Yoga Master that teaches Hatha, Nidra, Pre & Postnatal and Yin Inclusive Accessible Yoga for All 

When she is not teaching yoga you will find her running Yoga Teacher Training workshops on Accessibility, Intersectionality and Privilege. Her philosophy is to ensure that yoga remains connected to its roots and is accessible to all. She holds a nurturing and healing space that allows people to reconnect to their spirit and to thrive both on and off the mat.

She has over a decade’s experience working within FTSE 100 companies, BSc & Masters Degree from Manchester Business School, she has 4 children, and (almost)40 years of experience of living and breathing yoga in a brown body…x

Anderw Hann

Andrew Hann

Collaborative artist Andrew Hann has demonstrated his versatility by appearing on stage as a vocalist, harpsichordist, and pianist. 

He holds Masters of Music degrees in both Early Music Voice and Harpsichord Performance (2015) at Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University. He previously attended Shenandoah Conservatory, where he attained a BM in Voice Performance. 

Favorite roles include Arnalta in L’incoronazione di Poppea, Orphée in La descente d’Orphée aux enfers, Pane in La Calisto, and Jimmy Smith in the premiere of Frances Pollock’s social justice opera Stinny. 

Andrew will be presenting on voice and yoga in our 300-Hour RYTT.

Deepali sitting in lotus while wearing traditional Indian Clothing

Deepali Patel

Deepali is a certified 500-hour yoga teacher and 95-hour children’s yoga teacher. Her life’s work has been to help, teach, and guide her students of all ages to find center and balance between mind and body—throughout their daily lives. 

Deepali embodies the belief that the benefits of a complete yoga practice through āsana, prāṇāyāma, dhyāna, and yoga philosophy can be enjoyed by ALL, and teaches classes inclusive of all ages, bodies, levels, and backgrounds. 

She spent over 2 years living, studying, and teaching at the highly esteemed Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy in Pennsylvania. 

Deepali teaches yoga philosophy workshops online and as a guest teacher in yoga teacher training programs.  She also teaches yoga online in schools across the USA through middle and high school electives, classroom chair-based yoga, P.E. classes, counseling classes, and after-school clubs. 

300-hr RYTT Course modules

200-Hour RYTT Course Modules

When all of your homework is handed in and assignments completed succesfully. Dianne will create and email you your certificate and assist you in getting your YTT with the Yoga Alliance.

Any sessions conducted live will be recorded and made available in the student portal.

Yes. A limited number of scholarships are available. After you fill out the application, we will send you confirmation that you’ve been accepted.

200 HR:
Our 200 HR RYTT is now available all-year round in a self-paced, online format. All of the material will be presented during this time. The course is designed to be completed over six (6) months at your pace. You will have an additional six months to complete all of requirements.

200 HR:

The pricing is US $3,800 and allows us to provide the scholarship program. Payments can be broken up over a number of months.

for those brand-new to teaching equitable yoga

Our 200 Hour training helps you teach yoga to a broad range of students with differing abilities, body types, conditions, and perspectives. 

You’ll learn body mechanics, anatomy and physiology, class design, and inclusive, equitable cueing. Plus, you’ll get a foundation in social justice as it pertains to your yoga and teaching practice.