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If you have a passion for yoga, check out our new programs including the Yoga Studies Certificate that focuses on the history, theory, philosophy, and practice of yoga and how it can benefit your everyday life as well as Yoga Teacher Training that prepares you to become a yoga instructor.
The Yoga Studies Certificate focuses on the history, theory, philosophy, and practice of yoga and how it can benefit your everyday life. The principles gained from the certificate will give you an understanding of the benefits yoga can have when integrated into other professional settings, such as exercise science, physical or occupational therapy, social work, mental health counseling, psychology, education, and more. This interdisciplinary certificate consists of coursework from the College of Education, Criminal Justice, Human Services, the College of Medicine, and the College of Arts & Sciences. Students will complete 8 credits of core coursework, 4 credits of applied Yoga Studies coursework, and 6 credits of electives for a total of 18 credit hours.
Click here to visit the admissions site for more details on admissions and enrollment requirements.
Click here to view the available courses for the Yoga Studies Certificate.
To become a Certified Yoga Teacher (CYT) through the University of Cincinnati, you must complete all requirements for the Yoga Studies Certificate (see below), including HFL 2071 and HFL 2072 as your electives.
Apply for the Yoga Studies Certificate
Note that any courses you took within the certificate curriculum prior to applying for the certificate will count toward completion.
Complete all requirements for the Yoga Studies Certificate, including HFL 2071: Yoga Teacher Training I and HFL 2072: Yoga Teacher Training II
Once all above requirements have been satisfied, you will fill out the Certificate Completion form to be awarded and sent your official certification.
For more information regarding the Yoga Studies Certificate or the CYT option, please contact email@example.com or visit the Certificate website.
This is the first course in a two-course series that prepares students to become Yoga instructors. In this course, you learn the foundations of becoming a yoga teacher, including yoga posture alignment, assists, props, and modifications as well as posture sequencing and anatomy as it relates to yoga. You learn and practice teach various postures, breathing techniques, and meditation. This course serves as a pre-requisite for Yoga Teacher Training II, which will be offered Fall 2023. Both Yoga Teacher Training I and Yoga Teacher Training II must be taken to complete the Yoga Teacher Training at UC. Click here for the Yoga Teacher Training Course Application.
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