2019-2020 Spring Edition 
    Sep 28, 2023  
2019-2020 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Yoga Teacher Training Occupational Skills Award

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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. Upon successful completion of the Yoga Teacher Training Occupational Skills Award, students will be eligible to apply for their Yoga Alliance 200-hour instructor certification and will be prepared for employment as trained yoga teachers in public and private settings. Yoga Alliance is the largest and most influential governing body in the yoga field, thus providing our Yoga Teacher Training students with a prestigious certification. A minimum grade of “C” in all courses is required to receive this award, and 10 additional hours of practice teaching hours and feedback forms are mandated for those students applying for the Yoga Alliance credential.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate core principles of Hatha Yoga.
  • Demonstrate skills for instructing yoga, including verbal cues, sequences, variations, adjustments, and modifications.
  • Illustrate stress management techniques with yoga poses.
  • Describe the philosophy of yoga through history, and the development of asanas.
  • Interpret major lineages of yoga and related practices and apply to contemporary teaching.

Required Courses:

Total Units for the Award: 11-12

Restricted Electives:

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