Ananda Yoga Teacher Training & Continuing Education
Yoga Teacher • Yoga Therapist • Meditation Teacher

The following teacher certification programs are offered at The Expanding Light, Ananda’s retreat center in Northern California. Some of the component courses in these trainings are available as continuing education for yoga and meditation teachers.

Registered Yoga Teachers may enter the 500-hour teacher training or the Level 1 yoga therapy training after a brief Bridge to Ananda Yoga course.

Yoga Teacher Training — 2 Levels

Ananda’s 200-hour and 500-hour trainings are registered with Yoga Alliance. More...

Yoga Therapy Training — 2 Levels

Ananda’s Level 1 Yoga Therapy training in registered with Yoga Alliance at 500 hours. More...

Meditation Teacher Training — 2 Levels

Yoga Teacher Support Center

Articles to educate, inform, and inspire all yoga teachers. More...

Facebook Like Follow pinterest email bookmark View more choices


Receive monthly news and inspiration.

Ananda is a worldwide movement to help you realize the joy of your own higher Self. It is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and was founded by his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda in 1968.
Learn More...

Joy is within you


14618 Tyler Foote Rd
Nevada City, California 95959
Toll free 800-346-5350
Outside US 530-478-7518

Contact Us

Donate to our non-profit


Receive uplifting emails with inspirational content and news about our retreat programs, travels, and trainings.

Sign up for free

The Expanding Lighr Retreat facebook YouTube
The Expanding Lighr Retreat facebook YouTube