Join Jessica and Jimmy Barkan as they come together in this hot yoga Calcutta lineage base teacher training. Learn alignment, anatomy, modifications, 60, 75 and 90-minute sequences, and how to connect with your individuality and teaching style in the room.

Learn from Jimmy Barkan and his 35+ years of yoga experience. Jimmy Barkan is a Master Yoga Teacher certified by Ghosh’s College of India, Calcutta, India in 1981. One of the pioneers of Hot Yoga in the United States, Jimmy practiced daily under the guidance of Bikram Choudhury as his most Senior Teacher, an accomplishment very few have since obtained. Since 1986, Jimmy has certified over 1500 Bikram and Barkan Method Teachers. Jimmy’s experience in teaching for over 37 years, along with his experience as a performer on stage, helps him direct trainees to become better communicators and yoga teachers. Teachers will have a sense of confidence and accomplishment upon completing his training and Jimmy’s unique background creates an experience you will not find elsewhere.

Learn from Jessica Gardner who established The Voorhees Hot Yoga Center in 2009 and lived in Voorhees, NJ for 10 years. As well as having twins and singleton she has been involved with yoga since she was 19.  She graduated from Bikram’s Teacher training in 2007, is a 500hr Barkan Teacher and a 15,000hr Master Yoga Teacher with the Australian Yoga Alliance. “Movement is medicine. Moving your body systemically with yoga helps heal mind and body making it one of the most efficient healing modalities created” Jessica

Complete two classes daily taught by Jessica and senior staff each weekend and commit to doing something that will help you deepen your connection to yourself and a history that spans generations. Jimmy Barkan will delve into the history of yoga, our lineage connecting from Bishnu Ghosh to Mahavatar Babaji, and Sanskrit terms and definitions. Both Jimmy and Jessica will co-teach posture and teaching clinics.

For More Information View the Barkan Method 26 + 2 Information Packet

Apply For Level I Training Now


Before July 15, 2018 – $3,600

After July 15, 2018 – $3,999

Investment Options:

  1. $3,600 paid in full by July 15, 2018 
  2. Two payments of $1,999. First payment by July 1, 2018. Second payment by September 1, 2018 
  3.  Pay $2,050 by July 1, 2018. Monthly installments of $487.50 on August 1, September 1, October 1, and November 1, 2018.


7 Weekends over 6 Months:

September 14 -16, 2018  |  October 19 – 21, 2018  |  November 16 – 18, 2018  |  December 7 – 9, 2018  |  January 4 – 6, 2019  |  January 25 – 27, 2019  |  February 1 – 3, 2019


Voorhees Hot Yoga Center

9107 Town Center Rd

Voorhees, NJ 08043

Apply For Level I Training Now