Our yoga teacher training program is meant for anyone who wants to become a yoga instructor as well as for practitioners who aspire to advance and improve their yoga practice. During the 200 hours of this yoga instructor course, you’ll have the opportunity to gain knowledge in body alignment, anatomy and yoga philosophy, as well as learning how to teach a fun, safe and effective yoga class. Additionally, your training will teach you skills in leadership, listening and facilitation that will serve you well in yoga, as well as other aspects of your life.
Yoga Teacher Training
Teacher Training Program
200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Course
Training with an accredited school like Yoga Squad ensures you receive a well-rounded education that meets the hours criteria in 6 key categories as defined by Yoga Alliance. Most studios in the United States require teachers to hold a minimum of 200-hour certificate in order to teach. The 200 hours required for certification are broken down into 6 categories as follows:
Asana, Pranayama & Meditation
Postures and breathing techniques with a clear focus on alignment, body benefits, contraindications, and special population adaptations.
Practical and subtle aspects of teaching, including class sequencing, hands on assists, use of voice and body language, and reading the room.
Yoga Philosophy, Ethics & Lifestyle
An exploration of history of yoga, pre-Vedic age to the classical era, and the evolution of the tantra and its applications to daily life.
Anatomy & Physiology
A comprehensive overview of the physical body, bones, muscles, bodily systems and organs, and the subtleties of the energetic body.
Leading peers in practice (mock class), the art of giving and receiving feedback, and assisting and observing others teach.
The Business of Yoga
Review industry trends and develop an understanding of studio operations, scheduling classes, marketing and managing private clients.