Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics
for Yoga Teachers
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)