In-Depth Yoga Study and Basic Teacher Certification

Cloud Nine Yoga is a 200/300 Yoga Alliance Registered School since 2002. We have been training yoga teachers and offering certification courses since 1999.

Our school prides itself in being a permission-based, non-dogmatic Hatha Yoga Educational Organization. We have a long history of training Yoga Teachers who are teaching accessible, meditative Asana classes, seeped in the practices of inquiry and heart centered awareness. Our Trainers work together to promote and inspire growth, healing and transformation for every student. Our playfulness, gentle guidance, and spiritually-focused approach provide a welcome and loving atmosphere for all ages and levels of students. See our SCHOOLS PAGE to find a Cloud Nine Yoga location near you!

R.Y.T 200 Level Program Breakdown:
  • 200 Contact Hours + 40 Non-Contact Hours
  • Asana Intensive Classes: 60 contact hours
  • Weekday Lecture Meetings: 40 contact hours
  • Internship: 20 contact hours
  • In-Class Asana Practice: 40 contact hours
  • Retreat: 40 contact hours
  • Homework, Seva, & Research: 40 non-contact hours

Subjects Covered:
Yoga Anatomy and Physiology, Applied Teaching Methodology and Practice, Sequencing, Yoga History & Philosophy, Yogic Living/Nutrition, Ethical Guidelines, Sanskrit, Asana Benefits & Contraindications, Cuing, Vocal & Hands-on Adjustments, Partner Work, Thai Yoga Massage, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Dieties & Avatars, Understanding the Importance of the Guru, The Schools of Yoga, Chakras & Psychology of Yoga, Mudra & Mantra, Bandhas & Kriyas, Ayurveda, The Business of Yoga: Professional Info for the Yoga Teacher, Yoga for Seniors & Motion Restriction (Chair Yoga), Intro to Pre Natal Yoga, Yoga for Kids, The Seven Moving Principles AND all the Asana Breakdowns for teaching all levels of students (Sun Salutations, Forward Bends, Back Bends, Inversions, Core Strengthening, Balancing & Standing Postures, Hip & Heart Openers).

Cost of training:
The initial enrollment fee of $400 is due with your application at the following link: PAY NOW

Tuition costs are payable directly to your instructors or individual school.

Basic Yoga Teacher Training & Certification base tuition: $3000

16-Day Immersion/Edu-vacation Program:  $4500 – $5500 (depending on accommodation choice)

Additional costs:
Reading materials/supplies

Please note: The retreat costs vary due to a variety of options throughout the year, depending on dates and locations. You choose your own Cloud Nine Yoga adventure.

To find a training in your area, see branch areas to the right, or simply GO TO OUR SCHOOLS LINK. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to facilitating your next level of yoga evolution!