Integral Yoga® Programs

Integral Yoga Programs holistic and meditative approach brings benefit to all people and to our world,
supporting an easeful body, a peaceful mind, and a useful life.

Yoga Classes

Integral Yoga centers and teachers offer classic traditional Yoga practices, as developed by Swami Satchidananda, for all ages, bodies, and abilities. In addition, many also offer Yoga classes for special health conditions and populations—such as expert classes in Prenatal, Postnatal, Flow, Restorative, and Gentle Yoga serving expectant and new moms, toddlers, teenagers, the physically disabled, the elderly, veterans, incarcerated people and more.

Integral Yoga Centers and Institutes can be found on six continents:

Residential Integral Yoga Programs

In addition to classes, workshops, and retreats offered, there are also longer-term Integral Yoga residential programs available at some centers. Programs such as Living Yoga Training, Ashram Yogi, and various internships are offered at Satchidananda Ashram and several of our Integral Yoga Institutes, which offer an urban ashram experience.

Integral Yoga Teacher Training

One of the most respected schools of Yoga teacher training in the world, Integral Yoga International maintains four Registered Yoga Schools (RYS®) with Yoga Alliance®. Integral Yoga Teacher Training has been offered for more than 40 years, and there are over 5,000 Integral Yoga teachers worldwide. Yoga training programs are offered at Integral Yoga centers around the globe. Integral Yoga is also regarded as a pioneer in the Yoga therapy field, with numerous programs and trainings that address special populations and common health challenges.

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Integral Yoga Teacher Training Programs

Teacher Training List

Adaptive/Gentle Yoga
This training focuses on adapting the Integral Yoga practices to meet the needs of any individual—regardless of students’ physical, mental, or emotional conditions. Teaching techniques learned in this training will give more options for accommodating people with limited mobility, students in private classes, and various levels in group classes.

Children’s Hatha
Residential certification program covering how to lead a group of children in all the basic practices of Integral Yoga and meditation, with dynamic discussions, lectures, and practice.

Hatha
Certification programs that train individuals to teach beginner, intermediate, and advanced Integral Yoga classes, refined and expanded over the past four decades.

Meditation
Certification program qualifies teachers to teach a variety of meditation and breathing practices to anyone seeking the benefits of a quieter mind.

Pranayama

Pranayama (yogic breathing) is now widely adopted as an effective stress reliever and aid to meditation. Trainees learn to guide students through practices that purify the body, as well as calm and regulate the mind.

Prenatal, Labor/Delivery, Postnatal Yoga
Three training programs to enable teachers to gain extensive experience with asanas and the other Yoga practices as tools well-suited during pregnancy through childbirth.

Raja Yoga
A comprehensive training program taught by the most senior and respected Integral Yoga trainers on how to illuminate the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

Restorative
Training in Restorative Yoga poses that can be offered as an alternative to regular asanas when students are low in energy, or during times of stress, illness, healing, or crisis.

Stress Management
A unique and specialized program that gives Yoga teachers a strong foundation in understanding the nature of stress (psychological and physiological).

Adaptive/Gentle Yoga
This training focuses on adapting the Integral Yoga practices to meet the needs of any individual—regardless of students’ physical, mental, or emotional conditions. Teaching techniques learned in this training will give more options for accommodating people with limited mobility, students in private classes, and various levels in group classes.

Children’s Hatha Yoga
Residential certification program covering how to lead a group of children in all the basic practices of Integral Yoga and meditation, with dynamic discussions, lectures, and practice.

Hatha Yoga
Certification programs that train individuals to teach beginner, intermediate, and advanced Integral Yoga classes, refined and expanded over the past four decades.

Meditation
Certification program qualifies teachers to teach a variety of meditation and breathing practices to anyone seeking the benefits of a quieter mind.

Pranayama

Pranayama (yogic breathing) is now widely adopted as an effective stress reliever and aid to meditation. Trainees learn to guide students through practices that purify the body, as well as calm and regulate the mind.

Prenatal, Labor/Delivery, Postnatal Yoga
Three training programs to enable teachers to gain extensive experience with asanas and the other Yoga practices as tools well-suited during pregnancy through childbirth.

Raja Yoga
A comprehensive training program taught by the most senior and respected Integral Yoga trainers on how to illuminate the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

Restorative Yoga
Training in Restorative Yoga poses that can be offered as an alternative to regular asanas when students are low in energy, or during times of stress, illness, healing, or crisis.

Stress Management
A unique and specialized program that gives Yoga teachers a strong foundation in understanding the nature of stress (psychological and physiological).

Continuing Education for Teachers & Health Professionals

Professionals, Yoga teachers, Yoga therapists, and healthcare professionals use Integral Yoga’s renowned Teacher Training and Continuing Education (CE) programs both to advance professionally and to meet ongoing CE requirements.

Continuing education programs cover topics such as assisting students effectively, advanced anatomy and physiology, and the business side of Yoga. Well-suited for busy schedules, weekend CE programs can help keep teaching skills well-honed and Yoga studios thriving.

Retreats & Workshops

Integral Yoga Signature Retreats have been conducted since 1970. They present an opportunity to relax and strengthen the body and mind through a deep immersion in silence, the many practices of Yoga, and expert presentations. Workshops led by talented individuals on a wide variety of Yoga-based subjects are offered year-round.

Sample Programs:

  • Silent Retreats
  • Meditation Workshops
  • Hatha Yoga Immersion
  • Personal Retreats
  • Yoga Philosophy & Psychology
  • Yoga for Weight Loss
Integral Yoga Bow Pose

Yoga at Work®

Yoga At Work®
An opportunity to improve employee productivity and morale through Integral Yoga’s popular Yoga at Work program. This convenient service delivers an Integral Yoga instructor to any campus. Each program is tailored to the individual business environment.

Youth Programs

There have always been comprehensive Integral Yoga programs for children to help promote the health and peace that are the birthright of every child. From the first U.S. state accredited elementary school to include a Yoga curriculum (Connecticut, 1977), to teacher training programs, and to Yoga summer camps, Integral Yoga has been a leader in Yoga education for children for over 30 years.

Youth Classes

Integral Yoga Classes are fun, filled with singing and chanting, asana appropriate to each age group, and the introduction of anatomy, breath work, deep relaxation, and meditation. Most Integral Yoga centers and teachers offer classes for children.

Camp Yogaville

An annual week-long summer camp for children ages 8-12 at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville. Hatha Yoga, kirtan, learn yogic ideals, outdoor activities, crafts, and more.

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Integral Yoga for Children - Farm

Yoga At School™
Yoga helps students improve their health and concentration, find alternatives to violence, and develop a lifelong interest in wellness. This service delivers a customized Integral Yoga programs, including classes for students, teachers, staff, and parents.