What are the Prerequisites for the YTT?
At least one year of regular practice is recommended. But if you've never taught before, don't worry! This course is designed to be your first experience in how to become a yoga teacher.
A good helping of dedication, motivation and self directed studentship of yoga and the path of teaching
It is preferable to be injury free
Willingness to participate fully in group process, able to give and receive feedback skillfully
Will I be able to teach right after I graduate from this program?
Yes. All the course materials taught in this course prepare students with all the foundational knowledge and skills needed to become yoga teachers. Some students take it to deepen their own personal practice, kick-start a life transformational experience, while others do it to immediately start a teaching career. Others who do not want to proceed into teaching immediately would immerse into further trainings. More than half the students from our graduate programs begin teaching friends, family, moving into part-time teaching in studios and then full-time teaching.
Is this program accredited or recognized?
Yes! The school I've founded, Tribe Academy is a registered school with Yoga Alliance. Our teacher training programs and teachers are internationally accredited, have exclusive recognition and qualify for the 200-hr Yoga Alliance Certification.Yoga Alliance is an international governing board for yoga teachers and training programs in the U.S and globally. Graduates of our program are automatically eligible to register as a RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance. Becoming a RYT means having a higher profile and gaining international recognition as a yoga teacher, attributes that many hiring studios look for.
Will you help with my Yoga Alliance application?
Upon successful graduation from our teacher training programs, we will send the students a link to where they can apply for the Yoga Alliance certification. Our programs and our school is Yoga Alliance accredited, meaning that students graduating from our programs will “automatically” be approved when they apply to Yoga Alliance. From there, students will take their own steps in applying for Yoga Alliance – whether you are applying for 200-hour certification, 500-hour or so forth.
If I miss one day, will I be able to make up for it?
Students undergoing this program must be fully committed and understand that 100% full attendance is required. They must also be willing to forgo most other personal or professional commitments for the duration of the program – only with 100% attendance and completion of the course will students receive a certificate and no make-up work will be given. Should there be any problems with this, students must speak with the faculty prior to the course and only under very special circumstances will it be considered.
Will I receive a certificate after the program?
Upon successful completion, 100% attendance, and following the code of conduct – students will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tribe Academy for this teacher training program.
What is the daily schedule?
7:00am –9:00am Morning Intensives (Asana, Pranayama, Meditation)
10:00am – 6:00pm Study (including lunch & breaks)