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Teacher's Certification in Yoga

Credits Required: 16 (2016-2017 Academic Year)

Teacher’s Certification in Yoga is a program based upon the standard 200-hour training in yoga for yoga teaching certification. This program has six formal courses: Yoga I, Yoga II, Yoga III, Yoga IV, and Nutrition. 

The student will be trained in the teaching of physical asanas, the philosophical and historical aspects, terminology and knowledge of yoga language (Sanskrit), world diversity and literature, and nutrition.

The elements of yoga include the philosophy including that of Patanjali, various styles of yoga, including Sir Patthabi Jois and ashtanga, and teacher techniques. The training involves physical, philosophical, and pedagogical participation and education. Courses are typically offered so that students can complete the program in 16 months.

 

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Curriculum

FIRST YEAR

First Semester - 3 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
HPER 130Yoga I 3.00

Second Semester - 3 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
HPER 140Yoga II 3.00

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester - 3 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
HPER 230Yoga III 3.00

Fourth Semester - 6 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
HPER 240Yoga IV 3.00
HPER 220Nutrition 3.00