Techniques, Training, and Practice &

Anatomy and Physiology

120 total hours [divided into 2 parts]

2A: Techniques Training & Practice

Minimum Contact Hours: 75 hours

Minimum Contact Hours w/ Lead Trainer(s): 50 hours

Topics in this category could include, but would not be limited to: asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation and other traditional yoga techniques.

 

These hours must be a mix between:

 

1) analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques, and

2) guided practice of the techniques themselves. Both areas must receive substantial emphasis.

2B: Anatomy & Physiology

 

 Minimum Contact Hours: 10 hours

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

Special Requirements: A minimum of five of the above hours must be spent applying anatomy and physiology principles to yoga.

Topics in this category could include, but would not be limited to: human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and may also include energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). Includes both the study of anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).