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Swami Sitaramananda is the main philosophy teacher and spiritual acharya for the TTC.

Students receive the three powders for opening to higher knowledge.

Students practice yoga asanas in the Brahma Vidya Hall.
TTC students take class on the outdoor yoga platform on sunny days.

TTC students on graduation day, happily displaying their certificates.

Teacher Training Courses

Curriculum | Teachers | Testimonials | ATTC | Upcoming Dates

This 4-week course, which offers a profound personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of yoga to others. The spiritual essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practice and inspirational lessons. Among the many benefits that students report are greater spiritual awareness, a sense of connection with the divine, a new-found sense of self-discipline, enhanced self-esteem, improved power of concentration and increased strength and flexibility.

A teaching certificate from the International SYVC is awarded upon successful completion of this immersion course. The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center (SYVC) has trained over 32,000 yoga teachers to date since 1969. The curriculum includes asanas, pranayama, meditation, Vedanta philosophy, anatomy/physiology, Bhagavad Gita, mantra and kriyas. Please inquire for a brochure and application form.

Select a date for your training course:

Yoga Teachers Training Course (TTC)
Saturday, December 6, 2014–Saturday, January 3, 2015
Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Omkarananda, Swami Dharmananda
This will be only the 2nd time the Yoga Farm offers TTC in December. The first time was in 2012 and it was a great success. The ashram has the new yoga hall which was built in 2008 which allows the training to happen in this month. Expect quite a bit of rain over the...

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Yoga Teachers Training Course (TTC)
Sunday, May 3–Saturday, May 30, 2015
Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Pranavananda
May TTC is perfect weather at the...

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Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Certification (ATTC)
Tuesday, June 2–Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Pranavananda, Ananta Chaitanya
ATTC is another opportunity to practice under guidance of senior teachers in a supportive atmosphere. ATTC gives you a boost of energy and clarity. The program is similar to TTC and should not be perceived as only for...

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Passing on the Flame: Teachers Reunion
Monday, July 6–Saturday, July 11, 2015
Swami Sitaramananda

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West Coast Teachers Meeting
Friday, October 9–Sunday, October 11, 2015

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Yoga Teachers Training Course (TTC)
Saturday, October 17–Saturday, November 14, 2015
Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Omkarananda, Swami Dharmananda
October TTC is a great time of year to be at the ashram. The weather is still hot in the beginning of the course but by the end the weather cools down quite a...

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