Welcome to our Yoga Teacher Training Program in Naperville, Illinois. If you want to deepen your knowledge and practice of Yoga or if you aspire to become a yoga teacher, join us for this in-depth, intensive and authentic training program. This is one year long yoga program and classes may meet either once a month for the entire weekend or during the week depending on the location. In this program, you will gain proficiency in the practice of basic yoga postures, pranayama and relaxation methods. You will also learn the anatomy of poses, principles of Ayurveda, cleansing techniques or kriyas and meditation. In addition, there will be ample time devoted to philosophy of yoga, chanting and Sanskrit. On site boarding and lodging available for out of town students and guests.
Students will be receiving 170 lecture hours with the main faculty. In addition, there will be 15 hours of projects and reports. Minimum 30 hours of self study are required to prepare for class quizzes, homework and teaching. Total hours of training exceed the minimum Yoga Alliance requirement of 200 hours. This is because we feel committed to training our students thoroughly and completely in various aspects of Yoga.
Yoga Teacher Certification is offered at Yoga Gyan Jyoti twice a year in Spring and Fall. The training in Fall is held on Tuesdays from September to April during daytime hours. The training in Spring is held one weekend per month from March to December. The Spring semester will also offer a 200 Level training in Spanish on weekends.