San Francisco Teacher Training Program

The Yoga to the People Yoga Teacher Training is a Yoga Alliance Registered program covering all of the requirements listed by the Yoga Alliance for a 200-hour certification.

About the Yoga Alliance:

Yoga Alliance┬« established a national Yoga Teachers’ Registry to recognize and promote teachers with training that meets minimum training standards. Teachers who meet these standards are eligible to register as Registered Yoga Teachers. For more information about the Yoga Alliance, visit: www.yogaalliance.org.

Training Curriculum:

  • Breaking Down the Asanas (Poses)
  • Adjustments & Alignment
  • Yoga Philosophy & History
  • Anatomy for Yoga
  • Breathing Techniques
  • Teaching a Class / Class Sequencing
  • Overview of Other Kinds of Yoga


Participant Expectations:

  • Take a minimum of 3 YTTP classes per week
  • Be fully present and participate actively in the training
  • Be on time to all training meetings
  • Have no more than 3 absences over the course of the training
  • Practice teaching with other participants in the group
  • Study outside of training for dialogue practice and quizzes
  • Observe a minimum of 5 classes throughout the training
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach a complete class before graduation