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TEACHER TRAINING FAQ

Is Yoga Teacher Training appropriate for me if I don’t want to teach?

Absolutely. Many of our students enroll solely to deepen and enrich their own practice and to learn all they can about yoga. Your motivation for entering the Yoga Teacher Training program is your own: to grow, to get fit, to restore your health, to have fun, to make friends, to teach. It’s up to you.

Are there other costs besides tuition?

No. Your tuition includes all instruction, a complete training manual, textbooks, and the required yoga classes during the program.

Tuition for the Napa Valley Yoga Center 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training program is $3,250 (with early bird pricing of $2,950). We realize that Yoga Teacher Training is is significant investment for you. Payment plans are available to accommodate many financial situations.

How proficient in yoga do I have to be to do the Yoga Teacher Training program?

We recommend a minimum of 6 months of yoga practice.

Is there a limit to the Yoga Teacher Training program class size?

We limit enrollment to 16 students. This allows students to get to know each other well and to receive personalized attention from faculty.

I’m older/ younger/ disabled/ pregnant/ not that strong/ not that flexible/ etc. Can I do the Yoga Teacher Training program?

Yes. We firmly believe that yoga is for every body. Whatever your stage or position in life, if you have the desire and commitment, you can complete our Yoga Teacher Training program successfully.

One of yoga’s defining characteristics is its adaptability and suitability for all physical abilities. We know that everyone has the ability to grow through yoga and to share this growth with others. We provide the committed student with the support he or she needs to be successful. If you have any question about whether our program is appropriate for you, we invite you to contact us to discuss it with us personally.

Are there tests?

There are periodic assessments throughout the program to review skills and knowledge, and to assure that appropriate progress is being made. We provide support to ensure committed students achieve proficiency.

How do I prepare for the Yoga Teacher Training program?

Go to as many yoga classes as you can and begin to create a personal practice of your own at home. Please have a basic understanding of Sun Salutations. We encourage students to read books featured on our Teacher Training Program reading list. These books are not required but are recommended.

What if I have to miss a training day?

We expect students to be on time for training sessions, and students are encouraged to have 100% attendance. However, we understand that students have commitments outside the classroom. It is the responsibility of the student to pick up any missed materials by coordinating with a fellow student and with faculty. To complete the training, students must meet the expectations and requirements of the program, and there is no reimbursement of tuition for missed training days. If you have questions about absences, please contact us to discuss it with us personally.

Is there a payment plan available?

We realize that a Teacher Training is is significant investment for you. Payment plans are available to accommodate many financial situations. Please contact us to discuss payment plans.

When is the next Yoga Teacher Training program?

Learn more about our upcoming Yoga Teacher Training program! We’re excited about your interest and enthusiasm, and we invite you to contact us for information. If you’re ready to commit to Yoga Teacher Training, we welcome you to apply to our program now.