Certification: Certified Yoga Instructor

400 E. Gutierrez Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

ISSA Certified Yoga Instructors want to provide students with the highest-quality yoga experience in the industry. Knowing the major role an instructor plays in class flow, function, and student experience, ISSA Certified Yoga Instructors will have all the skills and tools at their disposal to lead superior sessions that will keep clients coming back. You'll be recognized for your ability and seen as a leader in your field.

In ISSA's Yoga Instructor Course, You'll Learn:

The History, Philosophy, and Foundation of Yoga
Yoga Poses For All Levels
Yoga Applications For Structural And Functional Movement
Teaching Pranayama And Breathing Techniques
Class Program Design and Preparation For All Training Environments
Inclusive Communication, Cueing, and Instruction

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 2 Year(s)
Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?
Renew through Re-Examination?
Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?
Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?

Online Exam


The certification corresponds to a specialty within a recognized occupation. For example, Oncology Nurse and Pediatric Nurse are specialties within the nursing field, so Certified Oncology Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse would be classified as specialty certifications.