Advanced Art of Assisting

Baptiste Advanced Art of Assisting

502 Power Yoga is excited to be hosting Certified Baptiste Instructor, Luca Richards, and the Baptiste Institute for Advanced Art of Assisting, an intensive weekend of powerful learning. A deep understanding of the Baptiste Yoga Source Principles give access to discover what is new, extraordinary, within the ordinary spaces of your practice. From that, expand your contribution to and transform the lives of others. Be a person who creates miracles!


Using Baptiste Methodology, you will discover how to intuitively, playfully and innovatively adapt assists for anyone, anywhere.


  • You will leave with a deeper understanding of the body in movement. Therefore, you will more effectively, intuitively and safely assist any level of practitioner in any pose.
  • Using the Baptiste Yoga Source Principles: physicalness, empowerment, possibility you will be able to discover new ways to access power in a pose or movement.
  • Confidence to use your body intuitively and props as tools for your students to adapt any sequence or pose to meet your student’s needs and goals.
  • You will gain access to an extraordinary outlet of being of service through your developed skill of adaptability. As a result being in creation of deeper connection to yourself, others and your community


  • People seeking personal or professional development
  • Seasoned Practitioners
  • Yoga teachers
  • You do not need to have completed Art of Assisting to participate in Advanced Art of Assisting.


This training requires you to commit yourself 100%. This includes: being on time to all sessions, being coachable in the moment and being open to try on what is offered.


Daily you can expect a minimum of one yoga practice, assisting, group discussions and partner work.

The schedule will be full and we recommend if you would like to sightsee, arrive prior to the start of the program or stay a few days after the program ends.


$395 USD*
*Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.


502 Power Yoga Jeffersonville
200 Missouri Ave, Suite C


Day 1, Saturday, October 28  |  9am – 6pm
Day 2, Sunday, October 29  |  9am – 5pm


Luca Richards, Certified Baptiste Instructor 

Luca is trained in a number of fitness modalities including certifications in both classical and contemporary Pilates as both an instructor and teacher trainer. Luca enjoys and shares a yoga practice that is both physically challenging and inspiring with a message that is tangible and grounded. He invites all his students to step out of their comfort zones and into powerful new possibilities. He uses creativity and humor to bring a powerful lightness to both the body and spirit.

Luca teaches classes, workshops and conferences throughout the USA and internationally, including Yoga Journal Live, ECA Thrive Fitness Conference, One World Peace Day in Miami, The Holistic Holiday at Sea Cruise and at the White House in Washington DC with Michelle Obamas Lets Move Campaign. Luca uses his love of yoga to offer service to the local and global community including his work with Africa Yoga Project in Nairobi, Kenya and Standout Yoga an organization he founded which supports at risk youth. Luca has been published in academic research on the efficacy of yoga in collaboration with Green Monkey and the University of Miami and with Florida International University.

Register Now (through Baptiste Institute)