Course Structure: 800 Academic Hours
Sitting (90 hours), Pranayama, Vayus and Kriyas (110 hours), Asana: complete study of Intermediate Practice Manual (290 hours).
Includes principles. How to demonstrate a pose, teach thru explanation, observing and correcting students verbally and manually. Learning how to build a class and how to structure a yearly program designed for students of different levels and needs.
qualities of a yoga teacher
As outlined in classical texts and adapted to our times. Outlining the gradual process of becoming a teacher. Discussing the behavior of a teacher in and out of class.
Anatomy & physiology
In case the course itself does not provide these hours, you need to study them independently. This includes 25 hours of basic anatomy and another 25 hours of Pathology.
Yoga Sutras, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Hatha yoga classics, Aurobindo.
Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing/giving feedback. Also includes assisting students while someone else is teaching.