Yoga Teacher Training (200-hour) Certificate

Division: Kinesiology

PROGRAM CODE: 1C41003

The Yoga Teacher Training (200-hour) Certificate prepares students for and satisfies requirements of Yoga Alliance (RYS 200) accredited program. The program is structured in four layers: physical, subtle, psychological, and philosophical. This layered approach to the study of Yoga, from gross to subtle, is designed first, for students to experience the study of Yoga, as a system of practice; and second, from a place of experience, provide teaching tools based on the methodological study of Yoga. This methodological study of Yoga is based on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. The methodological study is designed to prepare students for employment as Yoga Teachers in the health and wellness industry. To earn this certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. This certificate requires a total of 16 units.

Required Courses (12 units):
KIN 290 C Philosophy and Consciousness of Yoga3
KIN 291 CYoga and the Physical Body3
KIN 292 CYoga and the Subtle Body3
KIN 293 C Yoga Teaching Methodology and Ethics3
Elective Courses - Select from the following (4 units):4
Yoga-Intermediate0.5-1
Vinyasa Yoga0.5-1
Yoga (formerly PE 102 C)0.5-1
Restorative and Gentle Yoga0.5-1
Hatha Yoga0.5-1
Integrative Mental Health and Mindfulness3
Whole Systems Integrative Health3
Total Units16