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Standards and options for teachers and trainers, pre-certification study program, matriculation opportunities and YTC Authorized Trainers.

Broad Scope Vocab Quiz

Free and private self-assessment quiz on Yoga Teaching Vocabulary.

Roots of Yoga Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on Yoga History (including Origins & Sources of Yoga and Branches of Yoga) and Sanskrit Foundations.

Yoga Philosophy Foundations Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on the foundational Yoga Philosophy subjects shown here.

Anatomy & Biomechanics Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on general anatomy considerations, musculoskeletal system (including connective tissue & fascia, location terminology, muscle movement, joint mobility and muscle pairs), spine & back anatomy and posture (including spinal regions, back muscles, spinal functions, spinal movements, healthy posture and postural issues) and core anatomy (including form & function and TA & engaging deeper abs).

Physiology Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on the nervous system & stress (including vagus nerve, stress & relaxation response, and how yoga impacts the nervous system), respiratory anatomy (including accessory muscles & more), the physiology of flexibility & stretching (including stretch-related reflexes and stretching techniques), and other systems & processes (including how yoga supports physiology and how trauma affects physiology).

Student Safety Foundations Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on the foundational Student Safety subjects shown here.

Ethics & Equity Foundations Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on the foundational Ethics & Equity subjects shown here.

Teaching Methodology Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on teaching methodology foundations (including space & logistics), teaching presence (including body lanuguage, sonic components of voice and wise word choice), alignment & adjustments (including alignment principles, choosing alignment cues, adjustment guidelines, and mindful asana transitions) and sequencing foundations (including sequencing guidelines, choosing and arranging poses, segmenting your class and sequencing & pacing to balance energy).

Adaptation Foundations Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on the foundational Adaptation subjects shown here.

Personal & Professional Concerns Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on presonal practice & self-care (including embracing personal wounds & suffering, inspiration to teach and burnout) and the business of teaching (including marketing and insurance).

Breath & Pranayama Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on subtle body foundations (including energy & subtle body anatomy, koshas, chakras and pranayama philosophy), breathing foundations (including healthy & restricted breathing, natural effortless breathing, basic breath training, yogic breathing and pranayama teaching foundations), and pranayama techniques (including ujjayi, nadi shodhana, kapalabhati & bhastrika).

Asana Foundations Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on the Asana Foundations subjects shown here.

Pose Categories Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on the Pose Categories shown here.

Mantra & Meditation Foundations Quizzes

Free and private self-assessment quizzes on the Mantra & Meditation Foundations subjects shown here.

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