Certified Yoga Instructor - Vinyasa Flow

About the Certification

Opportunities to teach the ancient and transformative benefits of Yoga are everywhere, and now with the NEW Certified Yoga Instructor Course presents the foundation for teaching Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes and obtaining your yoga certification online so you can study and learn at your own pace. The videos and manual cover the history and theory of Yoga, body structure and anatomy, yoga poses and sequencing, breath work, tools for teaching yoga effectively, instructing special populations and the business of the Yoga profession.

The online yoga instructor certification course allows you to study and practice at your own pace, from the comfort of your Yoga mat.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 0.8 units.

Prerequisites: Must be 18 years or older with a valid photo ID and valid CPR card. 200 hours of practical education is recommended before taking the exam.

What Can You Expect To Learn?

  • Learn the deep and rich history of Yoga, practiced 5,000 years ago.
  • Learn the benefits that flow beyond increased flexibility.
  • Learn proper pranayama (breathing) and asanas (poses).
  • Learn key Sanskrit terms and teaching tips.
  • Learn special considerations for pre- and post-natal class participants.

The online Certified Yoga Instructor Course includes:

  • Instructional videos on how to perform and teach the poses.
  • Instructional video of a sample yoga class.
  • Yoga Certified Instructor Manual* (PDF file)
  • One Final Exam attempt.

Exam Information

  • This exam is given via a live proctor through www.passmyexam.net. Proctor fee paid at time of scheduling.
  • You will have 6 months to take your exam, after which a late fee will apply.
  • A government photo ID and a valid CPR card are required.
  • You will be given 120 minutes to take the 72 question exam.
  • You must score a 75% or higher to pass and obtain the yoga instructor certification
  • Retake exams must be purchased separately.

CEUs Accepted by:

Organization CEUs

Course Supplements

Instructional Manual


Study Guide


Sample Test


About the Author

Helen began her journey in the fitness world as a personal trainer and is certified with ACSM, NCCPT, and ACE. She has been fortunate to complete yoga teacher trainings with Sri T.K.V. Desikachar, Bryan Kest, John Friend, and Eric Schiffman, and teaches yoga classes and retreats worldwide. Very often, she is able to use her Sports Psychology degree when working with her clients and students. She is the author of "A Communications Manual for Western Yoga Teachers". When not on the yoga mat, you can find Helen on a tennis court. She is a certified Wellness Advocate for doTERRA Essential Oils, and loves teaching how to use essential oils as natural medicine to safely and effectively feel better.

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