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University Transfer Program
60 – 70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The Yoga Certificate program includes instruction in the technique, pedagogy, history, culture and theory involved in Yoga studies and practice. Students will gain observation and student teaching hours by taking the Yoga Pedagogy Lab course.

This certificate program is intended to fulfill the requirements of the Yoga Alliance 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training. Yoga Alliance is the nationally recognized organization that regulates yoga teaching standards, and students who complete their training at CSM may register online with Yoga Alliance.

The Yoga Teacher Training Certificate enables instructors to teach Level I and Level II Hatha Yoga to groups and individuals.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses: 10 units Units
KINE 200 Yoga History and Culture 3 units
KINE 201 Yoga Pedagogy Lecture 3 units
KINE 202 Yoga Asana Studies 3 units
FITN 334.1 Yoga I 1 unit
FITN 334.2 Yoga II 1 unit
FITN 334.3 Yoga III 1 unit
FITN 334.4 Yoga IV 1 unit
Additional recommended course: Units
KINE 119 First Aid/Adult & Pediatric CPR 3 units
Total Required Units: 10