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Yoga Teacher Training: Foundations of Yoga in Healthcare

This 200-hour yoga teacher training program is designed for yoga lovers who would like to deepen their personal practice and/or acquire the skills to lead others in a safe and meaningful yoga practice.


The curriculum includes the four educational categories as established by Yoga Alliance:

Anatomy and Physiology

  • Elements of anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
  • Elements of physiology to explore the effects of yoga on body and mind 
  • Elements of kinesiology as relevant to yoga movement and postures

Yoga Humanities

  • History of yoga
  • Principles of philosophy
  • Yoga ethics on and off the mat

Technique, Training and Practice

  • Analysis and technique of the principal hatha yoga mudras, asanas and flows
  • Analysis and technique of key up-regulating and down-regulating pranayama, with or without the use of bandhas
  • Analysis and technique of open-attention and narrow-focus types of meditation

Professional Essentials

  • Teaching methodology includes scope of practice, cuing, sequencing, class management, use of props and physical support.
  • Professional Development includes aspects related to the business of yoga, continuing education, certification and more.
  • Mentoring & supervised practicum.

This program is built around the needs of working adults. The curriculum is taught over 8 months to allow time in between classes for students to practice, review material.

Class meets both in-person on select weekends and online on select weekday evenings. The curriculum is delivered in synchronous format (a mix of in-person and online classes) by a naturopathic doctor, yoga therapists, and E-RYT500 instructors.


Upon successful completion of course requirements, students will receive a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate of Completion and will be ready to begin teaching yoga.

Students with a 200-hour yoga teacher training certificate and a minimum of teaching experience are eligible to begin the first step of the Yoga Therapy training by applying to the 300-hour Academic program.


$2,599. Discount and payment plan available. Tuition includes a training manual. Textbooks are not included in tuition and must be provided by the student.

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