Yoga Teacher


The Yoga Teacher 200-hour certificate prepares students to meet the requirements for Yoga Alliance to become a 200-hour registered yoga teacher (RYT) through Yoga Alliance. The program is thorough and comprehensive, including a broad background of yoga’s essential elements.  This program includes history and philosophy, anatomy and physiology, proper sequencing, alignment principles, experience in a variety of yoga styles, and hands on practical experience. Our Yoga Program (200-hour) is completed in one semester. Please review the two documents below: Yoga Program Course Sequence and Step-by-Step Yoga Teacher Program for more information. Please contact one of the Directors if you have any specific questions.

Career/Transfer Options

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

·       Yoga studios

·       Self-employment settings

·       Hospitals

·       Health industry

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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