build up your credentials and earn a yoga teacher certification with an associate degree from pacific college!!
according to a recent study by yoga journal, 20 million americans practice yoga, and this number is steadily growing. in order to meet that demand, many local yoga studios offer teacher training programs. however, not all programs are created equal.
why study yoga at pacific college?
pacific college’s associate of applied science (yoga teacher) is an accredited program that offers students the opportunity to learn and practice the art of teaching yoga in great depth, while also being eligible to receive financial aid. This comprehensive curriculum provides in depth training in all aspects of the yogic sciences including Yoga Poses (Asana), Breathwork (Pranayama), Ethics (Yamas & Niyamas), Health & Wellness (Ayurveda), and Meditation (Dharana & Dhyana).
the practice and science of yoga fits well within the mission of pacific college of health and science. enrolling in any program at pacific college offers students a unique opportunity to also acquire a powerful understanding of eastern medical theory and the skills of body therapy, blended in all of our curricula.
the program is accredited by the top accrediting and certification bodies in the nation including: western association of schools and colleges senior college and university commission (wscuc), california bureau for private postsecondary education (bppe) and certification from yoga alliance (pending), making the pchs program the most highly accredited program available in the region.
upon graduation, you will be prepared for employment in health clubs, spas, resorts, yoga studios, and private practice as a yoga instructor.