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Become a Certified YOGA INSTRUCTOR!

ISSA's Certified Yoga Instructor course combines the best of in-demand yoga applications with scientifically proven practices to help your clients achieve new fitness and wellness levels.





12 month plan

20 Credits

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How It Works

  1. Enroll now and get instant access

  2. Study at your own pace - 1 HR/Day finishes in 10 weeks

  3. Use your dedicated Success Coach for study help

  4. Take chapter quizzes to see your progress

  5. Pass the open-book, untimed Final Exam from anywhere!

What You'll Learn From This Course

The ISSA Certified Yoga Instructor 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.

  1. The History, Philosophy, and Foundation of Yoga

  2. Yoga Poses For All Levels

  3. Yoga Applications For Structural And Functional Movement

  4. Teaching Pranayama And Breathing Techniques

  5. Class Program Design and Preparation For All Training Environments

  6. Inclusive Communication, Cueing, and Instruction

What Our Students Say About Us
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What You'll Get With This Course

  1. Online Course Textbook

    The main course text includes everything you need to earn an ISSA Yoga Instructor 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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  1. ISSA Certified Yoga Instructor Textbook (online)

  2. Guided, Self-Paced Study

  3. Library of Video Lectures to Help You Learn

  4. Unlimited Educational Support

  5. Online, Open-book Final Exam With One Free Retake

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

  7. NCCPT exam accredited by the NCCA*

    *Proctoring fee not included

Why Become a Certified Yoga Instructor?

There’s no concrete industry standard to measure the quality and skill of a yoga instructor - no matter how many hours they’ve completed. And many times, hour completion rarely equates to instructor quality. Now with ISSA’s Certified Yoga Instructor course, we’re taking out the gamble and ensuring students and employers can be confident about the knowledge, ability, AND credibility of an instructor. And as a certified yoga instructor, rest assured you’ll be the best of the best.

After becoming certified as an ISSA Certified Yoga Instructor you’ll be on the path to helping people improve their lives with positive thought, meditation, and physical activity in one of the fitness and wellness industry's fastest-growing concentrations.

Who Are ISSA Certified Yoga Instructors?

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
  1. 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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