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Yoga Teacher Training

Earn credit and your certification too

The ESSF program is partnered with Yoga Alliance to offer an accredited 200 Hour Yoga Certification. Students can earn college credits while completing their yoga certification. 

Certification includes guided focus on the history of yoga, philosophies, and the metaphysical energies associated with yoga practice. These principles will include, but are not limited to the lineage of yoga, the Eight Limbs, chakras, koshas, doshas, bandhas, pranayamas, etc., the study of anatomy, adjustments, asanas, the readings of Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras, Upanishads, guided meditations, kriyas, bhaktis, and more. 

The course includes practical, hands on application of principles taught with critique and discussion included. 

During the last section of the certification, various workshops are taught to highlight different approaches to yoga disciplines.

Information on what to expect from the U of U YTT Program can be found here.

For questions, please contact Rebecca at or Jendar at

More information can be found here.

We have also partnered with Continuing Education and Community Engagement to offer a Yoga Teacher Training Certificate. This certificate offers a badge that can be displayed on social media and LinkedIn to boost your profile and offer detailed explanation to potential employers about your certification. For more information regarding the certificate, please visit their website found here.

Contact Us

ESSF Program Manager
Amber Hills-Martin
HPR N Room 249
ESSF Graduate Assistant
Off-Campus Course Contact
Megan Miller
HPR N Room 246

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