NYS 200 hour curriculum
Techniques, Training, and Practice
Anatomy and Physiology
Functional anatomy and physiology of yoga- you will learn the musculoskeletal actions involved in major yoga postures and how they interact with and impact one another.
Contraindications and modifications for common injuries and conditions.
Energetic anatomy: Chakras, nadis, koshas, bandhas (locks) and mudras (seals).
Safety and Alignment Principals
The Art of Hands-on Assisting
The Art of Sequencing, Lesson Planning, and using themes to educate and retain students
Teaching Private Lessons
Qualities of a teacher, finding your authentic voice, connecting to your students,
managing classroom energy
Vision and Goal setting, short and long-term
Living yoga off the mat, cultivating a solid home practice
Ethics of a yoga teacher, including the Yamas and Niyamas
Peer review and practice teaching
Mentorship with a certified instructor
Business of teaching yoga
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Philosophy of Yoga:
Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, and modern texts
Nutrition and Ayurveda Basics