For RYT’s and E-RYT’s:

  • Advanced Training
  • Discounted Courses
  • Continuing Education Credit

Yoga Alliance RYT’s and E-RYT’s, and members of the Ananda Yoga Teachers Association, receive a 10% discount on these programs (Ayurvedic Healing and Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India is excluded from discount). See individual programs for details.

Advanced Yoga Teacher Training (Level 2)

Gyandev teaching

Offered in Modular Format
Deeper training in teaching and practicing Ananda’s classical, spiritual style of Hatha Yoga, based in the renowned tradition of Paramhansa Yogananda. RYT’s/E-RYT’s from any style can enter Ananda’s Level 2 track and Registered Yoga Teachers with Yoga Alliance at 500 hours. More...

Yoga Therapy Training (Level 1)

Counseling

Offered in Modular Format
Available to all RYT’s, this training will prepare you to apply Yoga techniques, practices, and lifestyle interventions to persons with a variety of ailments. We plan to register this program with Yoga Alliance at 500 hours. More...

Yoga Therapy Training (Level 2)

Radiant Health Pyramid

Offered in Modular Format
Building on the Level 1 Yoga Therapy Training, this introduces a deeper spiritual element (including spiritual counseling) as well as advanced practitioner methodology and training to address additional ailments. More...

Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training

Gyandev teaching

Four-week training: March 27–April 24, 2011 • July 17–August 14, 2011 • Oct 23–Nov 20, 2011
(This training can be split into two-week segments.)
Learn to teach Ananda’s classical, spiritual style of Hatha Yoga, based in the renowned tradition of Paramhansa Yogananda. Graduates are eligible to become Registered Yoga Teachers with Yoga Alliance. More...


Yoga Alliance RYT‘s and E-RYT‘s: These courses offers hours of continuing education credit. Ask your instructor for documentation.

The yoga therapy components of our courses are based on our accreditation with IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists), not derived from our status as an RYS with Yoga Alliance Registry.

Course for Continuing Education Contact Hours,
Length of Course
Advanced Pranayama 45 hours, 7 days
Experience the Higher Teachings of Yoga 35 hours, 6 days
Ananda Yoga® Teacher Training Assistantship 60 hours, 13 days
Ayurvedic Healing and Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India 13 hours, 7 days or
24 hours, 12 days
Kriya Yoga Preparation 20 hours, 4 days
Meditation Teacher Training 1 49 hours, 9 days
Meditation Teacher Training 1 – online version 49 non-contact hours
Meditation Teacher Training 2 30 hours, 6 days
The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita 35 hours, 6 days
The Essence of the Yoga Sutras 35 hours, 6 days
Principles of Yoga Therapy Details coming soon
Musculoskeletal Yoga Therapy Details coming soon
Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy Details coming soon
Specialty Areas I & II Details coming soon
Radiant Health Teacher Training Details coming soon


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