Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
This course includes foundational information necessary for those intending to teach Hatha Yoga. The student who successfully completes this course with the co-requisite one unit lab practicum and KINA 258 Yoga II will fulfill one half, or 100 hours required for the Yoga Alliance RYS 200 Certification. The first of a sequential two-part series, Yoga Teacher Training I: Foundations will focus on establishing a personal practice in combination with an experiential analysis of the foundational Hatha Yoga techniques of Pranayama (breath control), Asana (postures) and Dhyana (meditation). This course will also introduce the student to the history, philosophy of yoga, as well as the ethics, methodologies, and business of teaching yoga. This course is designed for the student pursuing the Yoga Teacher Training Certificate, a career teaching yoga in the fitness industry, or for those interested in furthering their understanding of the effects of yoga for health, fitness, and performance.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921