Yoga Courses FAQs

Please explain the complete examination requirements to succefully become a Yoga teacher.

The examination process for the 240-hour Yoga teacher training intensive course consists of three parts. 1. The Written Exam is based upon the study of two teacher’s texts and a 50 question test. The written exam consists of knowledge, which any Yoga instructor should know. You can Email it in a Word document, PDF, or send it by regular mail.

Why do I have to send a video or DVD for my practical exam? Couldn’t I just send a few photos or do an extra essay instead?

The practical exam (Video / DVD) portion or, taken in person, is an integral part of the Yoga certification process. In order to evaluate you, we must be able to see how you would teach a typical Yoga class. We are looking for the following teaching skills:

Questions about 200 to 240 hour Yoga Teacher Correspondence Courses from Aura Wellness Center

The style of Yoga I prefer is Vinyasa, I saw you also had an instructor's training in this style. Now which do you recommend? You have the Camp in a Box, the Recycled sale, the Camp in a Box Basic, and the Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course. How do they differ?

How Should Meditation be Covered During a Yoga Teacher Certification Course?

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What Is the Difference Between a CYT (Certified Yoga Teacher) and RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher)?

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What Yoga Teaching Level Do You Start From and How Do You Progress to the Next Level?

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