Yoga Dragon

Use the body to train the mind.

Use the body to train the mind.

Use the body to train the mind.Use the body to train the mind.

Yoga Dragon 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Lead Trainers: Steven Villanueva Skees and Austin Dunn-Ridgill

Dates: 08/01/2020 - 10/28/2020

Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays 11am - 7pm | Every Wednesday 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Off Weekends: August 29 & 30 | September 26 & 27 | October 24 & 25

Our Yoga Dragon YTT is an anatomy based approach to learning how the modern day yogi body works. Starting with the physical body then through the more subtle aspects of the body. Through the study of how the 13 major joints operate efficiently and tend to fail, we will gain applicable knowledge of how to create a safe practice for yourself and your students.

This YTT program is designed and curated for any aspiring yogi to deepen their practice and create a pain free body. If you have no desire to teach, this training IS for you. If you do desire to teach and share what you will learn, this training IS for you.

Promises of the program

  •  You will experience a positive transformation in your relationship to your physical body + asana // movement practice.   
  • You will experience a breakthrough in your ability to lead powerfully. 
  •  You will gain the skills needed to mindfully sequence a 1(+) hour class for yourself and others.  
  • You will understand how to use asana practice as a tool for optimal health + growth. 

This course will operate from a common core curriculum that includes four categories and thirteen competencies. In addition, Steven and Austin will assess the knowledge, skills, and experience of its trainees prior to graduating and certifying them as 200-hour teachers against this core curriculum to ensure comprehension and understanding. 

Categories and Competencies

  1. Yoga Humanities - History, Philosophy, Ethics
  2. Techniques, Training, Practice - Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Subtle Body
  3. Anatomy and Physiology - Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics
  4. Professional Essentials - Teaching Methodology, Professional Development, Practicum

Tuition: $2,500

*$500 non-refundable deposit required to reserve your spot.

*Full tuition due by August 1, 2020

*Payment plans available upon request

For more information, or if you have any questions

feel free to email

About Austin Dunn-Ridgill

About Steven Villanueva Skees

About Steven Villanueva Skees



Austin has been practicing for 5 years. The past 3 years of which have been an everyday practice coupled with teaching and sharing his practice. Austin is known for his ability to isolate muscles that support good posture. As well as his therapeutic approach to yoga asanas. While working and creating with Austin in this training expect to hear a lot of bad jokes and see plenty of goofy smiles. He is committed to giving you the highest quality information and help you develop the skills you need to deepen your understanding of yoga and life as a yogi. 

About Steven Villanueva Skees

About Steven Villanueva Skees

About Steven Villanueva Skees


Steven has been practicing yoga for over 10 years. He began teaching yoga in 2016 and since then has led over 1,300 public and private classes. His passion for yoga has taken him around the world to study with his teachers Mahayogi Gokulacandra Das and Mahayogi Jayananda Das. Steven is known for leading strong, invigorating classes with clear verbal cues that guide his students into a deeper sense of self-awareness. He is excited to share his knowledge of yoga philosophy and anatomy with future healers who want to share their light with the world.