Course Summary
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24 weeks (580 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Physical Education or Exercise Science


The course objective is to offer master-level training for those looking to build a career as yoga professionals. Our trainees benefit from the best of modern learning technology combined with old school apprenticeship. Graduates walk away with the skills, confidence and experience needed to become not just teachers, but community and business leaders as well. Whether your goal is to teach part time locally, travel and lead workshops internationally, or to open your own studios, The Yoga Teachers College will support your career every step of the way.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify anatomical terms, pose names, and the five foundation sequences
  • Demonstrate an understanding of yoga terminology and poses through teaching classes
  • Analyze class sequences, modifications and adjustments, and structures
  • Evaluate themselves, peers, and professional teachers and provide feedback
  • Prepare and teach a custom sequence/custom class
  • Present a mini-lecture of applied anatomy

General Course Topics:

  • Teaching skills and methodology
  • Adjust, assist, and modify
  • History of modern yoga
  • YogaBody philosophy and ethos
  • Modern yoga nutrition
  • Breathing and the nervous system
  • Business
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials