The NAFC Yoga 200 TM (200 Hours) Program is one of the only fully accredited Yoga Certifications available. NAFC is an Accredited certification AND continuing education provider. The Yoga 200TM certification program is developed using International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) rigorous standards for education content development, examination alignment, and quality. In addition to
IACET accreditation, the Examination process follows Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation (CLEAR) recommendations, is constructed by examination experts, and reviewed by a psychometrician. NAFC is committed to providing substantive accredited education content and a professional exam process. We provide proven fitness and health education to professionals in the industry, ensuring their credibility and value to clients, members, and even medical professionals. The Yoga 200™ certification course is part of this commitment.
|Total qualification time:||280||Guided learning hours:||80|
A Yoga Instructor is a certified yoga teacher who conducts classes with groups of people which involves meditation and yoga poses. A Yoga Instructor guides students to “connect to breath” while conducting a series of physical and mental exercises . you will discover the countless benefits of yoga, and how to create an easy-flowing class for students of all levels. As a certified yoga instructor, you will learn how to teach in one-on-one environments, a yoga studio, or develop the needed skills to take your practice virtual as an online yoga instructor.
The yoga teacher should be able to:
- Conduct and lead yoga classes.
- Visually assess students to determine their level of practice.
- Assist students to achieve precise alignment. Demonstrate practice and techniques.
- Possess the ability to move energy through the body.
- Transform energy during the warm-up, build-up and cool-down stages.
- Motivate students with words of encouragement.
- Connect with students during the yoga classes through fun, intelligent sequencing.
- Offer training recommendations to improve the practice of yoga.
- Engage in administrative duties.
10.Understand the history and various practices, postures, and philosophies of yoga 11. Recognize the body’s structure and how to safely guide students into yoga poses based on their individual anatomy and physiology
- Design yoga class sequences for students of all levels
- Develop the techniques and tools to become a successful certified teacher of yoga
- Fitness Instructor / Group Fitness instructor / Aqua fitness instructor / Personal trainer /Active aging trainer / Pilates Teacher / Youth fitness instructor
After you have completed this course you will be able to:
- Discuss the history of yoga, its transition into modern society, and 25 benefits of a yoga practice.
- Identify basic human anatomy and associated principles and terminology including cells, organ systems, bones, joints, and muscles.
- Identify positional and movement principles and terminology related to basic structural kinesiology.
- Describe planes of motion, axis of rotation, and levers as related to human movement.
- Describe joint by joint anatomy/movement/terminology for 9 primary areas in the body.
- Discuss the role physical activity and yoga play in health and well-being.
- Explain how to make yoga accessible including the use of props and tools and the NAFC principles.
- List 9 components and 4 yoga foundational concepts to use for preparing to instruct yoga.
- Explain and demonstrate 10 foundational poses, 7 externally rotated poses, 9 neutrally rotated poses, 4 arm balances, 7 forward folds, 4 standing twists, 8 inversions, 8 backbends, and 19 floor poses that can be used to instruct yoga.
10.Identify the benefits for 8 categories of poses and the 11 steps in pose transitions.
11.Identify the steps for yoga sequencing principles including the use of the OWEN TIBS™ acronym.
12.Explain and demonstrate 5 yoga Sun Salutation sequences.
13.Discuss yoga practice considerations for 3 special populations.
14.Identify recommendations for 5 best practices in yoga.
15.Describe how to properly manage a yoga class.
16.Identify 5 variables for personal professionalism as a yoga facilitator.
17.Recognize 14 factors that contribute to creating a successful yoga class.
18.Identify 5 common sources of injuries and basic treatment for injuries.
19.Recognize 7 legal considerations for yoga instructors.
20.Discuss concepts for starting and managing a yoga business.
21.Participate in 6 Master Classes provided in this course.
This qualification provides progression on to:
- Personal Training /Pilates Teacher /Active aging trainer
- Exercise for health specialist
- Pre diabetes specialist
- Weight management specialist
- Pre post natal specialist
What You Get
- PDF Manuals Available to Print
- Video Instruction for 65+ Poses
- Video Instruction for 5 Sun Salutations/6 Video Master Classes
- Review Quizzes
- Educational Support
- FAE/NAFC Certificate
- Completion of an Observation/Participation Log Sheet
- 30 minute consultation with a Yoga Master Trainer
- 45 min Practical Demonstration
- 100 question Certification Theory Exam
Total qualification time
Total hours : 280 hours
Self study/Internship: 200 hours
Guided learning : 80 hours
Payment Plans for this course are also available at checkout