Yoga Teacher Academy is a 200-hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher training that will equip you with the skills and techniques that you need to confidently teach general population public yoga classes.
You do not need a certain amount of time before you can enroll in this yoga teacher training. Past graduates refer to this as listening to the voice inside when it’s time to deepen your practice and follow your passion. Graduates come from all different walks of life, even self-taught yogis who heard the voice inside to help others through the power of yoga. You will also need proficiency in English, as all instruction and the final exam is given in English.
There are required reading books, so in addition to the price of the program, prepare around 70 USD for books that can be purchased as eBooks on Amazon.
There are many ways to connect with your faculty during the program:
Here are the requirements for earning your certification:
When you have completed your first 7 milestones, you will complete the milestone called, "practicum." The practicum is an opportunity for the academy to personally connect with you on your journey, see how your skills are developing, review your work, and provide you with guidance to support your teaching path.
The assessments will include:
Successful completion of this level will earn you a 200-hour yoga teacher certification.
All times are PDT (UTC -7) during summer and PST (UTC -8) for session/s after November 1st. There will be weekly meetings via Zoom (about an hour) at 11 a.m. PST, students receive the weekly schedule beforehand with the Themes of the classes. There will also be special live stream practices taught by faculty for teacher trainees (offered about twice per month).
Yoga Teacher Academy is a robust, 200-hour yoga teacher training certification program composed of 8 milestones. Upon successful completion of the milestones, you will earn a 200-hour yoga teaching certification, which is the industry standard for teaching.
This program is designed to be progressive and integrative. Each module builds upon the one before; therefore, skipping around the course is not recommended.
This program is a bit like putting together a puzzle. You start with the outline of the edges and fill in the details as you go along. So at some points, it might feel like you don’t have a full picture, but with trust, patience, and diligence, by the end, you will have a fully integrated understanding of the scope, process, and power of this practice.
Ultimately, the program is self-paced, flexible, and performance-driven. In other words, as long as you can complete your assessments successfully, you may learn the material as quickly or as slowly as you wish.