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Online Yoga Teacher Training

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Explore the many aspects of musculoskeletal anatomy and the intricacies of the human body. Through practicing anatomically-informed yoga, you'll uncover all the elements necessary to be able to confidently teach yoga through an anatomical lens.

Meet the instructors

Leah
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Highlights

  • 20-hour yoga anatomy teacher training course
  • Eligible to register for 20 hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education credits
  • Expert pre-recorded videos for self-paced study through private links
  • Detailed and robust digital PDF training manual
  • Access to all course recordings to learn at your own pace
  • Receive a certificate of completion upon successful graduation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

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5 days with instruction
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Program

Gain confidence

Extensive study of anatomy and biomechanics, the physical practice of asana, and intelligent sequencing techniques will prepare you to teach anatomically-informed yoga with confidence and poise.

Go deeper

Whether you’re looking to deepen your personal anatomical knowledge or better serve your students, this course will provide you with everything you need to take your yoga and anatomy understanding to the next level.

Why study with Nomad Yoga?

  • The teachers are highly experienced, professional, and knowledgeable with extensive work within the yoga industry and all hold the highest level of certification.
  • Nomad Yoga extensively studies evidence-based anatomy so you’ll graduate feeling confident and able to teach yoga safely and effectively.
  • Nomad Yoga is Yoga Alliance® certified, so you’ll earn 20 hours of continuing education credits for this training to add to your Yoga Alliance® profile.

Course syllabus

Throughout the duration of the course, you will extensively study:

  • Anatomy and Biomechanics

You'll deeply explore the fascinating human body. Learning extensively about the skeletal and muscular systems, you’ll look at how your physical anatomy applies to the yoga practice and how to modify and adapt your teachings to keep students safe and aware. Through experiential and interactive learning, you’ll have fun as you assess and understand the limitations of the body, as well as all of its many amazing capabilities.

  • Asana (postures)

Through experiential practice and study, you’ll explore refinement and precision within your personal practice, as well as how to share that detailed approach with your students to safely and effectively teach anatomically-informed asana. You'll also delve into the many musculoskeletal workings of key asanas.

  • The skeletal system

Dive into the fascinating anatomy of the human skeletal system and how it applies to the yoga asana practice so that you can modify and adapt your teachings to keep your students safe and aware. Through experiential and interactive learning, have fun as you assess and understand the limitations of the body as well as all of its many amazing capabilities.

  • The muscular system

Dive into the fascinating anatomy of the human muscular system and how it applies to the yoga asana practice so that you can modify and adapt your teachings to keep your students safe and aware. Through experiential and interactive learning, have fun as you assess and understand the limitations of the body as well as all of its many amazing capabilities.

  • The upper extremity

Extensively explore the bones and muscles of the upper extremity and how this applies to the yoga asana practice. You'll learn how to activate and engage specific muscle groups as well as how to stretch and release them.

  • The lower extremity

Extensively explore the bones and muscles of the lower extremity and how this applies to the yoga asana practice. You'll learn how to activate and engage specific muscle groups as well as how to stretch and release them.

  • The trunk

Extensively explore the bones and muscles of the trunk and how this applies to the yoga asana practice. You'll learn how to activate and engage specific muscle groups as well as how to stretch and release them.

  • Stretching

You'll briefly explore the concept of stretching from an anatomical lens and how this applies to the physical yoga asana practice.

How the training works

Every day, you will have pre-recorded videos to follow along with to guide you in your studies. You can follow these pre-recorded lectures, discussions, and practices in your own time and at your own pace to fully absorb the material in the time frame best suited for your schedule.

All pre-recorded videos will be made available through private links. You can access these videos from any device on the internet. You will also be provided with a detailed and robust digital PDF training manual to follow throughout the course. You will have access to the recorded practices and lectures to return to anytime that you feel you need a refresher throughout the training.

Timing of sessions or daily schedule

This program is 100% self-paced, and the training schedule includes:

  • Skeletal system lectures
  • Muscular system lectures
  • Anatomy and Biomechanics lectures
  • Human variability lectures
  • Asana practices

Curriculum/Course information

Course information

The entire course will be taught virtually via pre-recorded practice and lecture videos. The entire course is self-paced so you can move as quickly or as slowly as you'd like. All classes are recorded and available for you to view at any time. You can access the classes from any digital device.

Completion requirements

Full completion of all course work is mandatory in order to successfully graduate from the course. You are required to watch all videos in order to graduate. After you have completed the full course, you will be required to pass a test in order to receive your certification.

Pre-application requirements

The only prerequisites are a genuine interest in yoga anatomy, coming with an open mind, and being prepared to learn. You do not need to be a certified yoga teacher to join this course. You are more than welcome to join simply if you are interested in learning yoga anatomy. Please note, however, that this training will not qualify you to teach yoga in general, the course only offers you 20 hours of yoga anatomy education.

Certifications

The course/hours count as Continuing Education hours for Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®) only.

Instructors

Leah Sugerman

Retreat location

This teacher training course is held online.

What's included

  • Complete 20-hour yoga anatomy teacher training course
  • Eligibility for 20 hours of continuing education credits with Yoga Alliance
  • Detailed yoga anatomy teacher training PDF manual
  • Access to all course recordings to learn at your own pace
  • Certificate of completion upon successful graduation

What's not included

  • Meals
  • Accommodation

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

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This online teacher training is available all year round and you can choose to complete it in 5 days. There's no maximum time to complete the training.

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