Yoga Teacher Training

Program Description

Become a steward of yoga by learning all aspects of this wonderful and relevant tradition. As a Registered Yoga School with the Yoga Alliance, our comprehensive curriculum includes anatomy and physiology, yoga humanities, professional yoga essentials and physical and subtle yoga practices and techniques. Our hands-on program will cultivate a unique, well-rounded perspective and nurture your development as a qualified and transformative yoga teacher. 

Advantages

  • The program is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance, the largest non-profit association representing the yoga community.
  • The program is compliant with Yoga Alliance’s updated standards. 
  • The program is financial aid eligible.
  • You can advance your knowledge and skills while gaining relevant experience as a work study student within the program.
  • The program is designed to be convenient; you can begin any semester and take courses at your own desired pace.
  • The teaching practicum is woven throughout the entire program and you will experience teaching in one-to-one, small group and large group settings.
  • You will develop skills to create equitable and inclusive spaces for your students. 
  • You will intimately come to know that yoga is more than a physical practice. 
  • Upon graduation, there are a variety of teaching opportunities available on campus. 

Program Details

Occupational Outlook

The dynamic field of yoga teaching is projected to increase by 13% from 2018-2028, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. A national study completed by Yoga Alliance in 2016 determined:

  • The number of yoga practitioners increased 55% from 2012 to 2016.
  • 34% of Americans say they are likely to try yoga over the next 12 months.
  • 59% of yoga practitioners do yoga at least once per week.
  • More men, children and people over 50 are practicing yoga. 
  • Yoga practitioners spend $16.8 billion annually on classes, gear and equipment. 

Potential Job Titles

  • Yoga instructor
  • Certified yoga instructor
  • Yoga teacher
  • Certified yoga teacher
  • Community education yoga instructor
  •  Group fitness instructor (yoga)

Where You Could Work

  • Health clubs
  • Fitness facilities
  • Yoga studios
  • Schools
  • Corporate wellness centers
  • Community education
  • Senior living facilities
  • Clinics, hospitals or treatment centers