Level 1 In-Person Teacher Training

Our next Raja Yoga Academy Teacher Training is scheduled for 2021

An Experience Like No Other

RYA’s flagship program offers you much more than just a hot yoga teacher training. Our graduates describe this experience as life changing. We invite you to discover why.

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Some of What You Will Discover in Our Level 1 Curriculum


  • Biomechanics of the Therapeutic 26&2
  • Pranayama and conscious breathing
  • Consistency, precision, and intensity
  • Mindfulness: the practice of presence
  • Advancing your practice
  • All yoga is good yoga: exploring established systems
  • Feedback for personal and professional growth


  • Traditional 26&2 class structure
  • Understanding the components of conscious connection
  • Diagnosis and therapy in a healing modality: teaching to heal
  • The legacy of our lineage
  • The art of teaching: mechanics, philosophy, and application
  • Ethical leadership
  • Respecting the teacher-student relationship
  • Transpersonal teaching to evolve intuition


  • Asana-specific anatomy and physiology
  • Vocal training and public speaking
  • Yoga history and philosophy
  • Modifications for injury, imbalance, and disease
  • Demystifying yoga: chakra, bandha, karma, kriya, tapas, yama, niyama, etc.
  • Yoga astanga- eight limbs
  • Pregnancy modifications
  • The business of yoga
  • First aid / cpr / aed *


  • Raja yoga: meditation, mind training, and pattern recognition
  • The teaching conversation as a framework for effective leadership
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Precision of intent and transitional cohesion
  • Understand and apply verbal operative command
  • Ancient practice, modern world
  • Situational and energetic awareness
  • Increasing your value in yoga today
  • Developing authenticity

Sample Schedule

Monday | Wednesday | Friday

9:00am yoga class and pranayama/meditation

11:00am relax / recharge / study

12:30pm teaching lab / anatomy

4:30pm relax / recharge

5:00pm yoga class

6:30pm relax / recharge

8:00-11:00pm asana clinic / lecture

Tuesday | Thursday

9:00am yoga class

11:00am relax / recharge / study

12:30pm asana clinic / lecture / meditation

5:00pm relax / recharge

6:30-11.00pm teaching lab / workshop


9:00am yoga class

11:00am relax / recharge / study

12:30pm-4.30pm asana clinic / teaching lab / workshop

Raja Yoga Academy


Hot Yoga Teacher Training

In-Person Dates TBA FOR 2021








Share Your Love, and Change the World

In the Old-World Immersion module, only a select few lucky yogis could escape from life and make the time to come and study with us.

NOW, because of an unprecedented global shift to virtual learning, EVERYONE with the desire and the drive to commit to this epic life-changing experience, can!

Together, we can find connection through the chaos, and choose faith over fear.

Take your passion for your practice and turn it into gold - in being of service to others.

The Time to Transform is Now.

We’ve got you!!

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Though honest and respectful communication, we hope to inspire ethical, compassionate, and confident leaders.

Raja Yoga Academy is supported by a vast international community of established yoga schools and exceptional yoga instructors. We are officially recognized as a Registered Yoga School by Yoga Alliance and the Original Hot Yoga Association.

Beyond brand, method, and location, your RYA certification will open doors for you anywhere in the world, without limitation. Your RYA education will enable you to step inside the door and teach.

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