This course series instructs students in the art and science of Yoga, and teaches them the skills needed to become a Yoga Instructor. Yoga Instructors and Yoga Practitioners coach or instruct individuals or groups in beginner or intermediate yoga postures. They demonstrate the basic fundamentals of classical yoga practices and Asana techniques, observe participants, and explain corrective measures needed for participants to improve their skills and avoid injuries.
This comprehensive 200-hour course series provides students with the knowledge and tools needed to teach beginner and intermediate Yoga classes. Training includes: classical Yoga practices and theories; hands-on experience in Asana technique; anatomical awareness; philosophy; teaching methodology; breathing; postural sequencing; observation; verbal instructions; physical support; meditation; and Yoga as a business.
CCBC Credential: Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).
External Credential: Students will receive a Yoga Teacher Certificate.
Students will be eligible to apply for the RYT200 registration with Yoga Alliance; www.yogaalliance.org
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Potential positions include: Adaptive Yoga Instructor; Chair Yoga Instructor; Private Yoga Instructor; RYT200 Yoga Instructor; RYT300 Yoga Instructor; RYT800 Yoga Instructor; Yoga Instructor; Yoga Practitioner; and Yoga Therapist
9 weeks; courses are held on Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., and Sundays, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Current CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid certifications.
Provisional Entry – Verification of required certifications.
Program Course Sequence
1. Yoga Teacher Training – Part 1: FIT 035
- Instructional tools and materials fee of $75 is due at the first session and includes: Foundations of Understanding Manual; instructional handouts; and other supplies.
2. Yoga Teacher Training – Part 2: FIT 036
- Tuition/Fees: $2800 (Tuition-$200/Fees-$2600)
- Textbook/Materials: $75
Financial Aid and Payment Options
Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development