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Kripalu School of Yoga

Yoga Teacher Training 200-Hour Certification

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Program Overview

Awaken the teacher within.

With more than 30 years of experience in training yoga teachers, Kripalu knows that the most authentic teaching comes from deep personal experience. At Kripalu, you are guided by our expert faculty and guest teachers, study our 25 foundational asanas (postures) and five core pranayama (yogic-breathing) techniques, explore yoga philosophy, learn anatomy, practice teaching , and so much more.

What will you learn?

Empower your students and provide tools for personal growth.

As a Kripalu graduate you will head into the world confident and ready to lead grounded, safe, and inspired gentle and moderate Kripalu Yoga classes. You also learn how to offer modifications, posture options, clarification of contraindications, and how to create a complete series of classes with progressive levels of difficulty.

Philosophy. As a 200-Hour Kripalu Yoga teacher, you gain a deeper personal relationship to yoga philosophy, with an emphasis on integrating Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and the teachings of Swami Kripalu.

Principles of anatomy and physiology. Focus on safety, joint movement, range of motion, and a functional understanding of skeletomuscular systems and structures.

Pranayama. Enable students to experience body-mind integration and purification through yogic breathing. Learn and practice creative ways of incorporating various pranayama techniques into your posture sequences.

Relaxation and meditation. Gain skills for centering yourself and your students. Create a safe space for fostering inward focus, guiding meditation, and cultivating deep relaxation (Savasana).

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