Teacher Trainer Admin: Yoga Alliance Required Competency Areas / Trainee Assessment Materials / Quizzes

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YA Competency Requirements: Introduction

Yoga Alliance (YA) breaks down the 200-hour teacher training common curriculum into 4 categories and 13 required competency areas:

Techniques, Training & Practice (75 hrs)
  1. Asana
  2. Pranayama & Subtle Body
  3. Meditation
Anatomy & Physiology (30 hrs)
  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Biomechanics
Yoga Humanities (30 hrs, 20 may be online)
  1. History
  2. Philosophy
  3. Ethics
Professional Essentials (65 hrs, 15 may be elective)
  1. Teaching Methodology
  2. Professional Development
  3. Practicum
  4. Elective Hours

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