Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics

for Yoga Teachers

30 hours

We will provide the textbook for this module for you.

This module entails weekly readings with forum discussions and video meetings once a week. The usual Pace for this module is 3 weeks but you could also take it your own pace.

Minimum Contact Hours: 20 hours

Minimum Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 0 hours

Special Requirements: A minimum of 2 of the above Contact Hours must be spent on ethics for yoga teachers

Topics in this category could include, but would not be limited to:

  • The study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita)

  • Yoga lifestyle, such as the precept of non-violence (ahimsa), and the concepts of dharma and karma

  • Ethics for yoga teachers, such as those involving teacher — student relationships and community

  • Understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others (seva)