Become a Certified Yoga Instructor
Dive into a life-changing course of study to deepen your understanding of the yoga tradition and your own personal yoga practice, while learning how to teach. Drawing from ancient yoga theory and modern knowledge of the body and mind, this yoga teacher training program is from an unbroken tradition and covers the complete scope of yoga practice. Our comprehensive curriculum offers a systematic approach that will provide a supportive structure as you develop your skills as a yoga teacher. The exceptional and dedicated teaching team comes from diverse backgrounds and offers many years of combined experience in the practice and teaching of yoga.
Topics covered include:
- Principles of structural and energetic alignment
- Anatomy and physiology for yoga teachers
- Yoga theories of the subtle body (chakras, koshas, nadis)
- Structuring and sequencing classes
- Practice teaching in small and large groups
- Systematic breath training
- Relaxation and meditation techniques and teaching
- Understanding and applying yoga psychology and philosophy
Located at our spiritually vibrant campus in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, where participants not only practice yoga in the classroom, but also live it moment to moment through the vegetarian diet, structured routine, and community. This 200-hour yoga teacher certification program is a unique, completely immersive experience, that will give you the tools and support to develop and deepen your own personal practice, and from which you will emerge a capable, confident, and effective yoga teacher.
This program is offered once a year in Honesdale as a three week intensive. Additional requirements for certification are a 30-day meditation journal, and a teaching self-evaluation of 12 hours taught, to be completed after the training intensive. Students have up to two years to complete these additional assignments.