Program Information & Requirements

What's included in the program?

     
    • Over 180 hours of classroom time: History of Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, Theory and Practice of: asana, pranayama, chanting, meditation, kriyas, lifestyle, relationships, visualization.
    • Daily practice: Start or end your day with an experience of what you have been learning.
    • Practicums: Observe, assist and teach several classes to acquire experience.
    • Mentor sessions: one-on-one sessions with a teacher who will create a personalized practice for you to do at home daily in your own time.
    • Plus, the mentor will offer guidance and support throughout the process.
    • Project: in order to graduate, the student will carry out a project in their specific area of interest and present to the faculty.
    • Community service: experience the beauty of teaching yoga to those who would otherwise not be exposed to it, and expect nothing in return.
    • Knowledge on two of yoga's most important texts: the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and the Bhagavad Gita.
    • Learn various tools of yoga and how to place them together to create a great class.
    • Become a confident teacher through experience.
     

    What are the requirements to enroll?

     
    • An open mind.
    • Willingness to be a student.
    • Enthusiasm.
    • Commitment to learning and to a daily practice (given to you by your mentor).
    • We welcome all interested parties.
    • Yoga teaching experience is not required.
     

    How long will it take me to become a certified yoga instructor?

     
    • Since this program allows you to work at your own pace, you can complete the program in a minimum of 5 months or the length of time that is most comfortable for you, up to 24 months. 
    • You decide how fast you want to work to get your yoga certification since we function on the trimester system, offering all modules 3 times per year.
     

    What do I need to graduate?

     
    • Required modules: Yoga 101 - 110
      • Yoga 101: is the pre-requisite for all other modules.
      • Yoga 110: is the last module you take.
    • 2 Mentor Sessions
    • Observation Practicum: 10 hours
    • Supervised Student Teaching Practicum: 10 hours
    • Completion of All Assignments
    • Completion and presentation of your project