Teacher Training: 200 & 300 hour

Skanda Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training Program

Summer: July 7th to Oct 6th 2015

Fall: Oct 17 -Jan 31st 2016


The Skanda Yoga Teacher Training program is a 200-hour course certified by Yoga Alliance.  The upcoming training will meet on weekends 3-6pm July 7th to Oct 6th 2015, and on weekdays Monday and Wednesdays Oct 17th – Jan 31st 2016. The course is designed for those who wish to pursue teaching, or refine their teaching skills, but is also open to students that simply want to learn more about yoga.  Those who complete the course will be eligible for Skanda Yoga E-RYT 200 certification and Yoga Alliance registration.

If you are interested in applying* to the Skanda Yoga Teacher Training Program, please contact us at: info@skandayoga.com


  • strengthen asana practice
  • deepen meditation practice
  • learn about mythology and philosophy
  • learn therapeutics and anatomy
  • learn how to assist students
  • enhance personal freedom and self-empowerment


  • Attendance to all classes on  designated Saturdays and Sundays 3:00-6:00.
  • Attendance to 3 additional classes during each week.
  • Daily journaling and meditation practice.
  • Observing 8 classes
  • Assisting in 8 classes
  • Teaching 8 classes
  • A strong desire to work hard.

Book Requirements:

  • Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
  • Moola Bandha: The Master Key by Swami Buddhananda
  • Hatha Yoga Pradapika by Swami Muktibodhananda
  • The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga: Scientific Keys Volume I by Ray Long MD.
  • 13-Moon Natural Time Calendar by Jose Arguelles

(any translation of the following)

  • The Yoga Sutras
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • The Upanishads
  • The Rig Veda

Schedule (Fall 2014):

Teacher training dates are on Saturdays and Sundays 3- 6:00 PM:

  Intro to Skanda Yoga and History of Hatha Yoga
Action an Alignment in Asana
Setting Spiritual Themes.  The Power, Action, and Essence of teaching.
Scientific Stretching Techniques (anatomy of stretching)
Iridology and Nutrition
Assisting students in basic poses
Assisting students in Advanced poses
Teaching Methodology (structuring a class)
Verbal Skills for teaching instructions
Review assisting and practice teaching
 Anatomy of Chakras (diagnosing with pendulum)
Mudra, Bandha, and Pranayama
Yoga Philosophy and Mythology
Classical Yoga Philosophy
Vedanta &Tantra philosophy
Anatomy and Therapeutics (inner body)
Anatomy and Therapeutics (upper body)
Anatomy and Therapeutics (lower body)
Bhagavad Gita
Advanced Skanda “Practice”
Practice Teaching & Review
Practice Teaching & Review
Sanskrit quiz & Therapeutics review
Teaching and assisting
Teaching Test
Adjusting and Assisting exam
Final written exam
Asana & Sanskrit exam

Cost: $3,800.00 (Payment plans available)

*Enrollment is by application.

*$200 discount early registration Sept. 1st