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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

This yoga certification is where the journey starts for yoga teacher training.

Yoga Alliance along with the yoga community created the standard for the yoga certification course.

All schools are different in their approach and style but the basic curriculum requirements are the same.

Here's a quick breakdown of the certification standards.

200 Hour Yoga Certification

The 200 Hour Yoga Instructor certification offers an intensive experience to expand your knowledge and practice.

All 200 hour yoga courses include the following parts for the yoga certification.

1. Yogic techniques, Training & Practice

Typical areas of practice & teaching skills will be-

Asanas - Posture practice

Pranayamas - Breath & Energy

Meditation - Inner Journey

Mantras & Chanting - Internal or External

Kriyas - Internal often with breath

2. Teaching Methodology

Communication - one to one & group dynamics

Demonstration, Assisting & Correcting

How Students Learn

Teaching Styles & Qualities

The Business of Yoga

3. Anatomy & Physiology

The physical anatomy & bodily systems, applying this knowledge to yoga.

Energy body works, the study of the chakras and nadis (energy channels).

4. Yoga Philosophy & Ethics

Study of traditional texts revealing yoga philosophies.

The yoga lifestyle, the concepts of dharma and karma.

Service (Seva).

5. Practicum

Practice teaching as the lead instructor without feedback.

Observing others doing the same and sharing feedback afterwards.

What are the best 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Courses?

There are so many different options these days.

Search out the one that speaks to your heart with a teaching philosophy you are attracted to.

Top Destinations for Yoga Teacher Training Courses

What more interesting land to start your journey than India.

There are many great yoga schools and spiritual places to complete your certification.

Attend a course in the tropical rainforest bordering the coast.

Costa Rica is a mecca for international schools hosting yoga teacher trainings.

This land with its connection to spirit offers something special. The island is varied & beautiful with beaches, paddie fields, mountains and volcanoes.

With yoga schools to be found across all the country there are many courses to choose from. A great choice are the islands in the south where yoga schools on the beaches offer courses in shalas with breathtaking views & vibes.

Commonly asked Questions
How much experience is required before attending?

Most of the yoga community agree that about a year is the right time although there is no correct answer here.

200 hour Yoga Courses generally ask for 6 months minimum, sometimes a year.

When it comes to your first 200 hour intensive training, a course that focuses on the style that you are most comfortable with makes sense.

Use your time to try out different yoga styles and teachers so you know what you are looking for in your 200 hour yoga course.

How does the yoga certification process work?

Yoga Alliance has set a standard 200 hour course that needs to be met by registered yoga schools.

Your attendance on the course and involvement in the practical assessments completes your 200 hour yoga certification.