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200 Hours Prem Yoga Teacher Training (YTT)

Start your yoga journey with the 200 hours Prem Yoga Teacher Training! Become an international certified Yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance approved. Beginner Yoga students are also welcome to join this training!

Learn everything you need to know about Asanas (Postures) with their preparatory poses, variations, establishing foundation, contra indications, benefits, mis-alignments and corrections along with the use of props, your own routine to practice or to teach a beginner level yoga class, to strengthen your spiritual practice, to improve health, to get more knowledge about body, mind and principle.

Curriculum

Principle of Yoga Patanjali Yoga Sutras
The Paths and the Lineage of Yoga Philosophy & History of Yoga
Anatomy and Physiology Teaching Methodology
Breathing Techniques (Pranayamas) Postures (Asanas)
Meditation Ayurveda and Lifestyle
Spiritual discourse & retreat Satsang with Swamiji
Chanting  Communication Skills

Graduate benefits 

Graduates of the 200 hrs RYT become international certified yoga instructors and quality to teach beginner levels of Prem Yoga. You will also be able to teach at some yoga studios. Some yoga studios only accept 500hour teachers or experienced teachers. Therefore, it is a great time for you to start teaching your friends, family or take on any teaching opportunity to build your experience after 200 hrs teacher training. 

Prem Yoga academy will provide graduates with opportunities to volunteer and teach at local satsang centers that will allow them to build up on your teaching hours and also stay connected with your community by becoming experienced teachers. 
 
Students will receive an electronic training manual, access to JKYog Spiritual Retreat and Family Camp Activities/Programs, and continuous support on CE credit education.

Training requirements

  • Trainees must have a strong interest in Yog, be open minded, and be willing to study hard.
  • The course requires full involvement, dedication, commitment, and adherence to yoga disciplines throughout the whole process. 
  • It is MANDATORY to attend ALL sessions in order to learn and complete the entire syllabus.  Full attendance is required to receive the certificate. If the trainee needs a leave of absence due to any unforeseen emergencies, the trainee must inform and get the approval of the lead teacher. Absentees more than 3 days will not meet the completion.
  • Trainees are expected to follow the program schedule strictly.
  • NO Alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs at the training premises.
  • Trainees must keep their valuable items at home, any lost or stolen items during the training will be on its own account.

When registration opens up, you can sign up online! In the meantime, we invite you to sign up to be notified when registration opens. The sign up for notification is located on the top of this webpage. 

Once you have signed up and completed payment, we will follow up within 2 to 3 business day of receiving your payment with your training welcome materials. Your payment is due in full by a week before the start of the program unless a payment plan has been previously arranged.

Prem Yoga is a process of teaching Yoga in classical form without losing the essence of Yoga in its full potential and purity. You will actually learn how to adjust your practice and teach according to the individual needs for their ultimate wellbeing. You will find the balance of both understanding theoretically and practically for precise instruction, detailed alignment, breath, fluid movement, philosophy and teaching techniques. The Asanas practice can be paced moderately to vigorously depending on the level of the individuals.

Yes! Flexibility is just one aspect of yoga. You will learn how to take care of yourself and share your knowledge with others to improve on your flexibility, strength, endurance, awareness and mind body connection. Our teachers will patiently guide you through step by step process.

We recommend that you check with your physician first and must sign a waiver stating that you are able to take the class. With your doctor’s permission and release, minor physical limitations can also serve as helpful demonstrations to learn to work with students with similar limitations. It is necessary to let your lead teacher know about all of your physical condition.

Yes, Prem Yoga Teacher Training Academy is a Yoga Alliance Registered School.

Yoga alliance is an association representing the yoga community, with over 7000 Registered Yoga Schools (RYS) and more than 100,000 Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT) as of April 2020. The organization fosters and supports the high quality, safe, accessible, and equitable teaching of yoga. The Prem Yoga Teacher Trainings are approved at the Yoga Alliance 200-Hour. 

No problem! Our 200-hour training is ideal for those who want to improve their own practice and enhance their health, self-discipline, Self-inquiry, yoga philosophy, spiritual knowledge. It’s also great for students/devotees who simply want to have a transformational experience and refine the Sadhana (spiritual practices) and receive spiritual guidance and support from Swamiji & JKYog volunteers.

If you cancel within 5 days before the start of the program or do not attend the program, the entire deposit and program tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable. Once the program begins the program tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

In order to graduate the program you must be paid in full and fulfill the following requirements:

  • Attendance & participation in all the sessions
  • Successful completion of homework, quizzes, in-class and take-home final exams (please don’t worry, you will be prepared!)
  • Participation in a final in-class practice teaching practicum
  • Completion of class taking requirement

 

You must be at least 16 years old to take the teacher training. If you are between 16 and 18 years old it is required that we receive approval from the trainer and written consent from your legal guardian 30 days before the start of the training.

 

Teacher Training Manual is included, but you will need to purchase additional required books through our website online. As a trainee, you will receive a 15% off your required reading list.

200-Hour Required Reading:

  • Yoga for the Body, Mind and Soul: By Swami Mukundananda
  • Essence of Hinduism: By Swami Mukundananda
  • Yoga Sutra of Patanjali_ commentary DVD sets by Swami Mukundananda

 

Yes! With the successful completion of all the requirements of the program, including contact hours, homework, exam, and follow up sessions, you will receive certification of Completion evidencing your training at the 200-Hour Level. You may start teaching the Prem Yoga Level 1 as it is taught to you. You may also register with the Yoga Alliance (www.yogaalliance.org) at the RYT-200 level (Registered Yoga Teacher 200). Graduates of the 200-Hour program usually begin teaching in small studios, gyms, with private clientele (friends and family), etc. Many new teachers decide to continue their Teacher Training education and participate in our 300-Hour Teacher Training as a way to further solidify their skills, knowledge, and style as a yoga instructor. The Prem Yoga Academy offers a curriculum that builds a teacher’s complete education.