TWO YEAR

TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM

The Two Year Yoga Teacher Training program offers a comprehensive study of the sacred subject of yoga. It provides the groundwork to become a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, CIYT, as well as offering an "in-depth" study for sincere students. This teacher training program is designed for participants to experience a steady transformation. After completion of the Two Year Training Program, Iyengar Yoga Source also offers a Continuing Education Program.

CURRICULUM OF YOGA

TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM

Affirming a Foundation

of Yoga in Your Life

A yoga practice provides the source from which the teaching streams. Daily practice sessions are assigned to guide the trainee in proficiency in the practice of asana and pranayama.

Study Approach for Teaching

Asana and Pranayama

In-depth study to establish knowledge of asana and pranayama, and to integrate the teachings of the method.

Art of Sequencing

Dynamics of vinyasa and building sequences for practice and teaching.

Teaching Practicum

Dynamics of vinyasa and building sequences for practice and teaching.

Modifications, Corrections, and Adjustments

Props are an act of compassion to transform practice. Learn the correct use of props, how to carry through with corrections, make adjustments, and apply modifications of asana.

Mentorship/Apprenticeship

Personal guidance meeting each individual’s needs is provided to keep one steady on the path.

Anatomy and Physiology

Eastern and Western concepts of the major body systems as well as how they pertain to yoga.

Philosophy

The living philosophy of yoga is to be experienced. A firm foundation in the understanding of the School of Philosophy of Yoga is offered.

Well Being

Living the life of a yoga practitioner and teacher. Ethics, Ayurvedic and Yogic principles for health and well being.

TEACHER TRAINING INFORMATION

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

LOCATION

FEE

REGISTRATION/APPLICATION

Three or more years of continuous study of Iyengar Yoga with a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, CIYT.

Dedication to studying the Iyengar Yoga Method.

Commitment to a home practice.

Membership in an Iyengar Yoga Association.

Seven weekends and one week-long session at the Center. For those living out-of-state, live streaming, interactive classes will be available for some sessions with permission.

Iyengar Yoga Source is a state-of-the art yoga facility, fully equipped with props as designed by B.K.S. Iyengar. Just a couple of miles from the Pacific Ocean, it offers a serene meditative environment facilitating yoga teacher training.

Submit completed application by September 1st of each year. Acceptance into the yoga teacher training program is based on an interview and practice audition as well as application review. Start date is in the Fall. 

$2500/year, due by the first meeting in October. Installments allowed upon agreement. Scholarship upon availability and approval. $50 application processing fee must accompany yoga teacher training application.