Curriculum

components and required hours

Technique: 140 hours: Analytical training, how to teach and practice the techniques and guided practice of the techniques themselves.

  • Asana
  • Pranayama
  • Kriyas
  • Chanting
  • Mantra
  • Samyama (Meditation)

Teaching Methodology: 35 hours. Learning and applying principles and skills.

  • Apprenticeship
  • Learning and applying teaching skills
  • Principles of demonstrating and correcting
  • Teaching styles and sequencing
  • Class observation

Anatomy/Physiology: 28 hours. Study and application in relation to the practice of yoga.

  • Human anatomy
  • Bodily systems and functions
  • Contraindications
  • Energetic anatomy (chakras and nadis)

Yoga Philosophy/Lifestyle/Ethics: 20 hours. Study, discuss, apply, experience and contemplate.

Practicum: 15 hours. Practice teaching, receiving feedback, observation, assisting.

  • Community class
  • Assisting in a community class
  • Review

Elective: 12 hours. Learn more of what you love from the components/workshops offered.

  • Sanskrit
  • Karma Yoga
  • Women’s Health
  • Ayurveda