1. How much is the tuition and what does the tuition for teacher training include?
The tuition for the training is $3,800 and we have payment plans available
The tuition for teacher training includes 200+ hours of instruction, classes with head teacher Anayra I. Calderon, and Dr. Jennifer Stoskus for exercise physiology and anatomy.
The course is approved by the Yoga Alliance, which is the premier accreditation standard in yoga teacher trainings. All students successfully completing the course will be able to apply for registration with the Yoga Alliance.
Unlimited yoga classes at Surya Yoga Academy at any of their locations for the duration of the training.
Teacher training manual.
2. Are books included with the price of training?
Books are not included in the price of training and students are responsible for acquiring the reading materials.
3. How large is the group of trainees? What are the typical ages of people who complete the training?
The training group sizes vary by cycles but will not be smaller than five or larger than 30.
People of all ages participate in the trainings.
4. How proficient do you have to be at yoga to participate in the program?
Students should have a consistent yoga practice to participate in the program; however, the level of proficiency of each student will vary. Most people are at different levels when they start, and people that are on a beginner level often do the training to deepen their practice.
5. What if I cannot make a class during the training?
All of the hours for the training are accounted for by the Yoga Alliance in order to receive the 200 hour certification. If you have to miss a class you will have to make arrangements to make the hours up with the corresponding teacher.
6. Do you offer payment plans?
Yes, we offer payment plans. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your options
7. Will there be homework?
There will be weekly homework assignments which consists of reading and journaling on various topics.
8. Will I be qualified to teach yoga once I complete the program?
Students will be able to teach the Yoga in the World signature series. They will also have the knowledge to create their own classes pursuant with the principles learned during the teacher training.
9. Are there any physical requirements I need to have, poses I need to know or be able to do before starting my teacher training?
During teacher training you will be required to take two yoga classes per week with Anayra. On teacher training weekends you will be required to take additional classes. You will also practice teaching and taking your peers’ classes. We will be working on poses during the training and it will be a learning experience for all.
10. Will I get a job after training?
Just like any other training program, a job upon completion is not guaranteed. There is a business of yoga segment built in to the training where we will discuss how to get a job teaching yoga. All trainees will have the opportunity to audition for Surya Yoga Academy upon completion of their training, and we have had a huge success rate with our teachers being hired for yoga teaching positions.
11. Where is the teacher training going to take place?
Trainings will be on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays on alternating weekends (most of the time). Trainings will be held at the Hoboken and Jersey City studio locations.
12. What will be covered in the training program?
Anatomy and physiology, taught by Jennifer Stoskus, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Strategic sequencing and lesson planning
Hands on adjustments
13. Do I have to want to be a yoga teacher to take this training?
No. Many students that complete a yoga teacher training often do so in order to learn more about yoga and to deepen their practice. While you will come out of the program fully competent to teach a yoga class, if that is not your goal you will still learn a lot in the program.
Do you have any other questions that we may not have covered? If so, please e-mail us at email@example.com. We look forward to answering any questions that you may have!