Kriya Yoga Teacher Training Level 1 – 200 Hours
Course Syllabus: mix and match to get your hours!
Level 1 focuses on the fundamentals of Kriya Yoga. The key to practicing Kriya Yoga is found in understanding “why” you are employing these strategies.
Kriya Yoga Theory 1 Classes are mandatory for certification qualification and can be taken as many times as desired to accumulate hours:
Class 1 Yama / Category: Philosophy, Lifestyle, Ethics (PLE) / Objective: Learn the abstentions / Hours 1.5
Class 2 Niyama /Category: Philosophy, Lifestyle, Ethics / Objective: Learn the observances / Hours 1.5
Class 3 Asana /Category: Teaching Methology (TM)/ Objective: Learn the physical postures / Hours 1.5
Class 4 Pranayama /Category: Anatomy & Physiology (AP) / Objective: Learn Prana control / Hours 1.5
Class 5 Pratyhara /Category: Anatomy & Physiology / Objective: Learn sense withdrawal / Hours 1.5
Class 6 Dharana /Category: Anatomy & Physiology / Objective: Learn concentration / Hours 1.5
Class 7 Dhyana /Category: Philosophy, Lifestyle, Ethics / Objective: Learn meditation / Hours 1.5
Class 8 Samadhi /Category: Philosophy, Lifestyle, Ethics / Objective: Learn illumination / Hours 1.5
*must complete each class once.
Kriya Yoga Asana Classes and Pranayama Classes each class is good for one contact hour.
Asana Classes / Category: Techniques, Training and Practices (TTP) and Teaching Methodology (TM) / Objective: Teach a Kriya Yoga Asana Class / Hours: 1
Pranayama Classes / Category: All Categories / Objective: Learn the application of controlling Prana / Hours: 1
*must acquire 80 hours of instruction.
Kriya Yoga Theory 2 each class is good for one and a half contact hours.
Category: all categories (depending on the subject of the session) / Objective: to learn Apotheosis / Hours: 1.5
Kriya Yoga Mantra and Meditation is good for one contact hour.
Category: Techniques, Training and Practice (TTP) / Objective: application of Union with the Divine / Hours: 1
Supervised Student Teaching – conduct a class with supervision good for the duration of the class.
Category: Practicum / Objective: teach with guidance and support / Hours: duration of the class
*must acquire 50 hours of instruction
IPD Kriya Yoga Ashram Requirments by category:
TTP – 80 hours
TM – 16.5 hours
AP – 24.5 hours
YPLE – 29 hours
Practicum – 50 hours
minimum Contact hours 200 and minimum contact hours with lead trainer 137 hours.
Requirements by category for Yoga Alliance:
TTP – 75 hours
TM – 15 hours
AP – 10 hours
YPLE – 20 hours
Practicum – 5 hours
minimum Contact hours 180 and minimum contact hours with lead trainer 65 hours.