Requirements for Advanced Teacher Certification:
Completed 200 hour certification course
Complete a 6 months meditation journal (24 non-contact hours)
Complete a 1 month diet journal (8 non-contact hours)
Documentation of having taught hatha a minimum of 100 hours
Complete 132 contact hours of seminars, workshops or retreats through the Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center: (suggestions)
Yoga Anatomy Pranayama
Yoga Philosophy Yoga Ethics
Attend yoga intensives or classes where you
critique or are critiqued by the teacher.
Demonstrate or correct postures at the 200
Hour Certification Program.
Give a presentation at the Teachers Association
meeting or on your own on a yoga related subject.
Complete 120 contact hours of Hatha and/or meditation classes with a primary teacher training instructor. Meditation class level 1 (6 weeks) and 2 (6 weeks) are required.
Complete 32 non-contact hours as follows:
Thursday evening Satsangs 1 hour each
Full Moon/Global Meditation at HYMC 1 hour each
Monthly Sunday morning study group 1.5 hours each
Quarterly HYMT meetings (4) 3 hours each
Attend the Annual HYMTA Retreat 16 hours
Volunteer work at HYMC hours worked = hours tallied
Pass board evaluation
The cost of this course is $500 plus the cost of all classes, workshops and lectures. This fee pays for:
A mentor to work with you as you complete your program.
You have up to three years to complete this course of study. This program will qualify you for Yoga Alliance’s RYT 300 registration.
For an application, please contact HYMC at 847-221-5250.
Our MISSION is to help individuals realize their full potential, lead a healthy and balanced life with mindfulness through teaching of yoga, meditation, and philosophy as taught by Himalayan masters.
Our VISION is to alleviate human suffering.