200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

Upon completion of the course, students who fulfill the course requirements will be awarded a teacher’s certificate. Students are required to demonstrate understanding of yoga asanas, principles and practices. Teaching skills will also be evaluated.

The Temple of Kriya Yoga is a registered school with Yoga Alliance, a national registry for yoga teachers. Upon certification from the Temple, teachers are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level. 

Elective Hours Requirement: Students are required to attend 15 hours of Hatha Yoga classes, and 5 hours of any yoga related classes. The yoga related classes can include meditation, philosophy lectures, chanting, etc. 

Advantages of Temple of Kriya Yoga Hatha Certification

Superior, comprehensive quality at an affordable price

Over 40 years of experience serving as a leader in highly effective training

Program is flexible and adapts to students special needs

Deepen and expand one’s own practice in a supportive learning environment

Highly qualified teachers who embody the principles they teach

Teachers offer additional time and support at no additional cost

Begin or deepen spiritual pursuits

Increase awareness, confidence, and communication skills

Begin a new career path in a rapidly growing field

Build lifelong friendships

Support of the Temple community

Course Curriculum

An overview of the Classical Yoga System

Underlying principles of alignment in asana practice

Related anatomy and kinesiology

Developing a personal practice

Pranayama and breathing practices

Subtle anatomy: Nadis and Chakras

Teaching Methodology

Structuring classes

Sequencing asanas

Communication skills

Observation skills

Student teaching

​How to establish yourself as a yoga teacher

Ethics for yoga teachers

Yama and Niyama: The Yogic Lifestyle

Kriya Yoga Philosophy and meditation methods

Introduction to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras

​Introduction to Mantra and chanting

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