Course Requirements

In order to receive a certificate of completion of the training these requirements must be met:


General Requirements

▪ If absent, you need to make up the studies on your own time

▪ All homework and assignments need to be turned in

▪ You must assist and observe 10 classes with the instructor that you are choosing to study with as your mentor

▪ To graduate, you must teach a final class

Weekly Requirements

▪ Students must take at least 3 classes per week at Daya

▪ Students must serve 3 hours of Karma Yoga per week

Final Exam Requirements

Each student must teach a full length class.

A written outline of the class must be included.

Class must consist of:

▪ Daya check-in

▪ Dharma talk

▪ Meditation

▪ Sun Salutation

▪ Vinyasa Sequence

▪ Sequence created by yourself/Kripalu style/whatever you major in

Course Outline

Table of Contents:

1 Family Tree (Yoga Styles and History of Yoga)

2 Pranayam

3 Asana ( Intro to Surya A, B)

4 Yoga Anatomy/ Anatomy of Asana

5 The Art of Assisting (Adjustments)

6 Injuries

7 Chanting

8 Choose your Direction (Yin, Power…)

9 Teaching/sequence/no sequence



    Books which will prepare you for the transformation:

    • Yoga Anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff

    • Light on Yoga, BKS Iyengar

    • Autobiography of a Yogi, Paramahansa Yogananda
    • Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Muktibodhananda Saraswati
    • Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System, Anodea Judith (Goodreads Author)
    • Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self, Anodea Judith (Good reads Author)
    • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (any version)
    • Bhagavad Gita (any version)