Program Description

Yoga Teacher Training is designed to deepen students’ understanding of yoga by investigating the biomechanics of yoga postures, learning to use anatomical cueing for proper alignment in poses, examining effective teaching techniques for a variety of settings, and exploring the history and philosophy of yoga. This program is designed for entry level career paths in Yoga. 

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Identify core principles of Hatha Yoga.
  2. Examine skills for instructing yoga, including verbal cues, sequences, variations, adjustments, and modifications.
  3. Illustrate stress management techniques with yoga poses.
  4. Describe the philosophy of yoga through history, and the development of asanas.
  5. Design and execute a 60 minute Yoga class.

This program is designed to be completed in months.

This program will cost if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with of debt.

License requirements:

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This program has not passed standards established by the U.S. Department of Education. The Department based these standards on the amounts students borrow for enrollment in this program and their reported earnings. If in the future the program does not pass the standards, students who are then enrolled may not be able to use federal student grants or loans to pay for the program, and may have to find other ways, such as private loans, to pay for the program.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Required units: 18

Required Courses:

  • KINT 005 - First Aid - Responding to Emergencies (3)
  • KINT 180 - Introduction to Teaching Yoga (3)
  • KINT 181 - Philosophy of Yoga (3)
  • KINT 182 - Anatomical Principles of Kinesiology and Fitness (3)
  • NUTR 025 - Nutrition For Sport, Exercise, and Health (3)

Required Electives:

  • KINA 040A - Beginning Yoga (1)
  • KINA 040B - Intermediate Yoga (1)
  • KINA 040C - Advances Yoga (1)
      or KINT 101 - Physical Fitness Assessments (1)

Catalog Year
This information reflects the information from the 2020-2021 catalog. If you have questions about a previous version, please review our Catalog Archives and/or speak with a Counselor.

Earn an Associate of Science Degree With Your Certificate of Achievement

An AS Degree prepares you with the unique skills needed to enter a specialized career field. Earned in conjunction with a Certificate of Achievement, it will open up further opportunities for career advancement.

To earn your AS degree, you will need to complete the general education requirements for an AS degree in addition to the above listed Certificate of Achievement Requirements.

Download AS Degree Requirements