We know that choosing a teacher training program is a big decision. We are proud of the immense time and care that go into planning our vigorous curriculum and we strive to surpass your expectations. You will make friends and be challenged in yoga and life in these most comprehensive, supportive and professional programs in the area.
The Foundational Yoga Teacher Training Program (200HR FYTT) is designed for committed yoga students who want to intensify their personal practice and develop the skills and confidence to teach others. Our comprehensive curriculum consists of in-depth study of anatomy and alignment for beginning through advanced postures, exploration of yoga history and philosophy, and development of teaching methodology for safe and effective instruction. This 10-month program starts in January of each year.
UB's 300-hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training (AYTT) program lets you take your profession to the next level through in-depth yoga studies, very specialized courses, and opportunities to practice refined teaching skills. You may enroll in the 300HR AYTT Program at any time and complete in one to two years. The AYTT 18-hour weekend courses may also be taken individually, eligible for CEUs with Yoga Alliance.
UB's 85-hour Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training is 9-month program starting in September that certifies you to teach yoga to pregnant students. Meeting on Sundays, you'll learn about the stages and phases of labor and birth and how yoga, breathing and meditation can help bring comfort in all types of births, about the 3 trimesters and how to modify for each, which yoga postures and breathing techniques are safe for pregnancy, and much more.
Yoga For Youth
Teaching Yoga for Youth is designed for yoga teachers and yoga teachers in training who have a genuine interest in teaching yoga and mindfulness to youth in schools and community organizations, with a focus on those that mostly work with underserved youth. This course is also perfect for school teachers, counselors, social workers, and others who work with youth and want to share the tools of yoga. Yoga experience and experience working with youth is preferred. This course will prepare teachers to adapt yoga techniques for elementary through high school aged youth and lead classes that are trauma-sensitive, age-appropriate, and engaging.