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Learn the Fundamentals of Yoga

Deepen your knowledge of yoga and incorporate this ancient healing practice into your client’s routines.

Please note, this course is not recognized by Yoga Alliance, and you will not be eligible to register as a Yoga Alliance Registered teacher (RYT-200) upon completion.

If you are interested in becoming a Yoga Alliance Registered teacher (RYT-200), please check out our Yoga Alliance-recognized 200-hour teacher training course, Yoga 200 here.

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What You'll Learn From This Course

The Yoga Fundamentals course blends science, practical application, and yoga theory. You’ll learn the nuances of each pose and how it looks different to each student, and get templates to build customized classes guaranteed to keep participants returning.
As an ISSA Certified Yoga Instructor, you’ll be a recognized expert in the practice of yoga and offer unquestionable professional instruction.

  • The History, Philosophy, and Foundation of Yoga

  • Yoga Poses For All Levels

  • Yoga Applications For Structural And Functional Movement

  • Teaching Pranayama And Breathing Techniques

  • Class Program Design and Preparation For All Training Environments

  • Inclusive Communication, Cueing, and Instruction

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What You'll Get With This Course

Online Course Textbook

The main course text includes everything you’ll need to earn an ISSA Yoga Certification. The course material is continually updated with new information so you can be sure you're receiving the most up-to-date information available.

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  • ISSA Yoga Fundamentals Textbook (online)

  • Guided, Self-Paced Study

  • Library of Video Lectures to Help You Learn

  • Unlimited Educational Support

  • Online, Open-book Final Exam With One Free Retake

  • Nationally Accredited By The NBFA (National Board of Fitness Examiners)

  • NCCPT exam accredited by the NCCA*

    *Proctoring fee not included

Why Learn Yoga Fundamentals?

Are you a fitness professional looking to expand what you can offer to your clients? Learning the fundamentals of yoga gives you all the tools and information you’ll need to incorporate yoga postures, stretching, and balance into every client’s routine.

You, your employer, and your clients can be confident in your knowledge, ability and credibility. Rest assured, you’ll be the best of the best! Share all of the amazing benefits of yoga, like improved awareness, stress management, strength, balance, and physical recovery, as a certified professional.

ISSA Certified Yoga Instructors want to provide students with the highest-quality yoga experience in the industry. Knowing the major role an instructor plays in class flow, function, and student experience, ISSA Certified Yoga Instructors will have all the skills and tools at their disposal to lead superior sessions that will keep clients coming back. You’ll be recognized for your ability and seen as a leader in your field.

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ISSA's Certification Accreditation Information

We offer the most NCCA accredited exams in fitness! Our NCCPT exams are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

Our NCCPT exams provide you with every opportunity to get your foot in the door of anywhere you want to work. With these accredited exams, you'll open more doors, and stand out as the trainer who has the best of both worlds.

To purchase the accredited exam separately, click here.

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Read More About How to Incorporate Yoga Into Your Client’s Routines:

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