What is the content of the training?
Yoga Alliance is the credentialing board for yoga certification. This governing body has established 4 core competencies and divided the 200 hour training requirements into the 4 competencies as follows:
Anatomy,Physiology,Biomechanics (includes physical anatomy, chakras and koshas-energetic anatomy) 30 hours
Philosophy/Ethics/History (includes lineage, 8 limbs of yoga, Yamas and Niyamas, Ethical touch) 30 hours
Techniques/Teaching/Practice (includes asana, meditation, pranayama) 75 hours
Professional Essentials (includes practicum, teaching methodology, career strategies and classroom dynamic teaching skills) 65 hours