This is an entry level specialization certification to help personal trainers, group exercise instructors and other fitness professionals incorporate and instruct students in Yoga.
Prerequisites: Must be 18 years or older with a valid photo ID and valid CPR card.
Purpose:The purpose of the Yoga Instructor (CYI) credential is to prepare students to safely and effectively teach yoga in a class format or one-on-one training as well as demonstrate that candidates have met established criteria for yoga instructors established by the NCCPT.
For more information go to the candidate handbook.
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 Teacher Training classes 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 Certified Yoga Instructor Career Course is online so you can study and practice at your own pace, from the comfort of your Yoga mat.
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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.