Start your teaching journey, or go deeper in your personal practice.
Take the first step in your journey as a yoga teacher, refresh your skills or simply explore mind-body empowerment with our Yoga Alliance-registered teacher training program. Our program is designed for Yoga Teachers in Training (YTT’s) who seek any of the following:
- A professional, well-rounded training program for personal growth and self discovery
- Spiritual-mind-body empowerment through deep exploration and study of the Vinyasa Yoga tradition
- Certification, skills, and knowledge in the yogic sciences and arts, so you can teach students practices to support a balanced life and healthy living
- To refresh knowledge and skills, enriching a certification you have already obtained in any Yoga tradition
- A program that can be integrated into a busy schedule, accommodating other life responsibilities and/or jobs
Enrich your practice and start your teaching journey with our comprehensive, hands-on curriculum.
Our training programs are offered in three modules, which may be taken in any order to support personal development or as part of our Yoga Alliance-certified 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training program. The program covers:
100 Hours: Yoga Practice and Techniques Training
Practice with experienced teachers and explore analytical teaching; learning how to successfully execute guided practice of techniques including asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques.
65 Hours: Yoga Philosophy, Psychology, and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
Includes 25 hours on the Philosophy of Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika and the Upanishads; 25 hours on Psychology and Energetics of the mental, emotional, and subtle energetic bodies; 10 hours on supporting a peaceful and ethical yogic lifestyle for Yoga Teachers and their students; and five hours on breathing techniques and the role of the breath.
25 Hours: Anatomy and Physiology
Understand body mechanics, motion, and safety guidelines within the joints and musculature of the physical body.
15 Hours: Practicum
Includes five hours of practice in teaching students, and 10 hours of assisting students, receiving feedback, observing others teaching, and hearing and giving feedback to others teaching.
5 Hours: Business, Management and Marketing of Yoga
Review strategies for responsible business management and marketing yourself as a yoga teacher, along with the basics of legalities, liabilities, insurance and taxes.
5 Hours: Karma Yoga in the Service of Others
Connect to a cause close to your heart to engage your passion for yoga and service towards others.
Your tuition fee of $3,500 includes unlimited yoga classes at Basil Yoga Center during the duration of your enrolled module, helping you accrue the non-contact hours required to graduate from the program. An additional materials and books fee of $250 covers your training manual and all reading materials used in the program – 15 books in all. Modules may also be paid for separately, with discounted early bird pricing available.
Unlock the power of yoga. To reserve your space in our next teacher training program, simply apply to the program and make a $300 deposit. You can start enjoying your unlimited yoga right away! Look for your books to follow in about one week.
View our workshops schedule to see when our next yoga teacher training program begins, and make plans join our next free info session. You can also contact us to learn more.