Hatha Yoga Teacher Training and Certification, Level I,
In-house Program

Begins Saturday, September 20, 2014

Program Structure

The Hatha Yoga Teacher Training and Certification Program is Offered in Two Phases:

Phase I begins with Orientation on Saturday, September 20, 2014, and runs through December. Classes meet weekly from 8:30am - 2:00 PM on Saturdays.

Phase II begins in January and concludes with graduation in June of 2015. Classes meet biweekly from 8:30am - 2:00 PM on Saturdays. Eight classes will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the year.

The Saturday classes combine in-depth asana instruction with group discussions covering anatomy, philosophy, teaching skills, meditation, pranayama, mantra and more. The classes are supported with guest lectures, MP3s, books, handouts, and study assignments.

Special Weekend Retreat

An off campus 4-day weekend retreat will be held in March of 2015.


Our certification program is taught by a team of highly qualified teachers who are committed to applying the principles of yoga to their own lives. Certified through the Temple’s program, they bring years of study, practice and teaching experience to the training. Each teacher is highly dedicated to your experience of the program, as well as to your development as a practitioner and teacher of Hatha Yoga.

Teacher Certification

Upon completion of the course, students who fulfill the course requirements will be awarded a teacher’s certificate. Students are required to demonstrate mastery of yoga asanas and an understanding of yoga principles and practices. Teaching skills will also be evaluated.

The Temple of Kriya Yoga is a registered school with Yoga Alliance, a national registry for yoga teachers. Upon certification from the Temple, teachers are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level.

* Elective Hours Requirement: Students are required to attend 15 hours of hatha yoga classes at the Temple, 5 hours of hatha yoga classes outside the Temple, and 5 hours of any yoga related classes at or outside the Temple. The yoga related classes can include meditation, philosophy lectures, chanting, etc.

All general hatha yoga classes at the Temple are offered free of charge to enrolled students.

General Information

Hatha Yoga Teacher Training In-house
Course Curriculum
Enrollment and Tuition

Students are saying …

"When I decided to take Hatha Yoga Teacher Training, I knew I wanted to learn more at the Temple. The atmosphere is so serene, thoughtful, and full of wonder. The journey was inspiring, challenging, and full of kind words and kinder smiles. I feel blessed to look back and realize what I gained from studying here."

Charlotte H.
Illinois, USA