First Steps to Become a Certified Yoga Teacher
- 2 hours on-demand video
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- Learn the meaning of yoga, astanga, yoga ethics, and the paths of yoga to initiate your path as a yoga teacher.
- Prior yoga knowledge is great but not required.
- Access to the books: Heart of Yoga by Desikachar and Teaching Yoga by Stevens is great but optional.
Ojas Yoga's Online Teacher Training is dedicated to holistic healing and wellness practice. Our classes are created to empower people. Courses offered teach students to increase vitality and strength. Our approach to wellness is to treat the cause of disease as well as through preventative care. Our therapeutic training classes are suitable for all students including yoga teachers, general yoga practitioners, alternative healers, western medicine practitioners, and the general public.
Through the Ojas Training program we enable our teachers to understand a multi-lineage curriculum focused on injury prevention, spiritual evolution and yoga in a true and pure form. We encourage students to teach and practice at a physical level beneficial to her or his individual health. We aim to create unique teachers who honor themselves.
- Anyone who is considering deepening their yoga practice or becoming a yoga teacher.
Astanga is the 8 limbed path of yoga which includes "the poses" and 7 other aspects to yoga practice. Understanding the limbs empowers students to understand yoga in its totality.
The yamas and the niyamas are the ethical guide to being on the path of yoga. This path will lay a "how to blueprint" for successful practice and teaching.
Yoga "asana" practice is only 1 of the available paths of yoga. Learn about the other paths of yoga including knowledge yoga (jnana yoga), devotional yoga (bhakti yoga), action yoga (karma yoga) and meditation yoga (raja yoga).