Yoga teachers design and instruct yoga classes for participants of various ability levels. They ensure through diligent planning, intelligent sequencing, and the inclusion of appropriate progressions and regressions of poses that each class experience is safe, effective and enjoyable for all participants. This program fulfills the requirement for the 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) credential with Yoga Alliance and covers a wide range of topics, from the history and philosophy of yoga, to basic alignment principles and teaching methodologies.

Career/Transfer Options

The Yoga Teacher program prepares its graduates for the following careers:

  • Yoga Teacher
  • Group Fitness Instructor
  • Meditation Teacher

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Yoga Teacher program will be able to:

  • Design intelligently structured and sequenced yoga classes.
  • Demonstrate appropriate teaching methodologies and effective communication skills while leading a varied group of yoga participants.
  • Instruct appropriate progressions and regressions of yoga poses (asanas) to create a safe and effective multi-level class experience.

Catalog Pages

332 (EXSC)

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Degrees & Certificates

AA Degree AA or AS for Transfer AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Certificate of Performance Catalog Pages
        332 (EXSC)

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Program Faculty

Office Phone
Nicolas Gehler J-222E 619-388-7715

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