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For over forty years, Integral Yoga® has been serving the Yoga community with our world-renowned Yoga Teacher Training programs. These programs are led by the best instructors from our lineage, giving you the foundation you need to teach and practice Yoga with...

The Integral Yoga Teacher

The focus of an Integral Yoga Hatha class isn’t on obtaining a buff body, but in some ways it can be a harder workout. Integral Yoga teachers aren’t interested in their students working up a sweat, but instead create an environment in which students can disengage from...

Swami Satchidananda’s Advice to Yoga Teachers

Students who come to learn from you are teaching you to become a good teacher. When you teach but don’t live a yogic lifestyle, you will feel guilty about it and that is how you learn. You will feel, “I’m telling them what to do but I’m not doing it myself. I have to...

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Teaching Yoga: Moving Toward Enlightenment

In this interview, we talk to two of the leading teacher trainers—the founders of the Jivamukti Yoga Method—Sharon Gannon and David Life. They discuss the role of the Yoga teacher and the special qualities needed to be a modern day Yoga teacher. Integral Yoga Magazine...

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The Yoga of Teaching

Beginning in the 1960s, there was a tremendous wave of enlightened masters who came to the West to impart the teachings of Yoga. Their coming was heralded by singular great souls who taught in the early 1900s, like Paramahansa Yogananda and Swami Vivekananda. Most of...

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The Future of Teaching Yoga

Integral Yoga Magazine (IYM): You’ve been training Yoga teachers for fifty years now. What type of evolution have you seen over the years? Rama Jyoti Vernon (RJV): Many years ago, Nancy Ford-Kohne, Nischala Devi, and I met with Swami Satchidananda (Gurudev) to talk to...

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Teaching an Integral Yoga Class

When Sri Swami Satchidananda designed the Integral Yoga Hatha class, he formulated a clear methodology for his system. The Integral Yoga Hatha method was designed to draw the practitioner into a physical and mental stillness that leads to an experience of one’s true...

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Yoga Alliance: Yoga’s Professional Organization

Yoga Alliance® was founded in 1999 and it is now the biggest international nonprofit association in the Yoga community, serving a diverse community. Integral Yoga is honored to be a founding member of Yoga Alliance—the largest registry of Yoga teachers and schools in...

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How I Became A Full Time Yoga Teacher

When I made the jump to full time Yoga teacher I was in India standing on the balcony of a concrete building overlooking the Ganges River. I hadn’t slept for nights but I had watched several magnificent sunrises from the roof of this same building. At that time I...

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