Mission Programs

Mission Programs2018-10-08T06:19:37-04:00
Find wisdom from the heart of the yoga tradition, guidance for authentic yoga practice, and food for your soul in our Mission Programs
Program Calendar
Mission Faculty
Wellness Retreats
Professional Certifications

Yoga Teacher Training

Want to become a certified yoga teacher or ayurvedic specialist? Our comprehensive professional programs provide national certification for yoga teachers and Ayurveda practitioners. In addition to the Yoga Alliance recognized trainings at the 200 and 500-hr level, we offer a unique “how to train yoga teachers” program. The two levels of Ayurveda certification trainings are recognized by NAMA, and include the Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist and Ayurvedic Health Counselor programs.

Join our ever expanding family of certified yoga & ayurveda teachers

Upcoming Programs

Oct
17
October 17–20, 2019
Mantra & the Dynamics of Sacred Sound
with Shiva Tigunait, PhD
3-Night
Nov
7
November 7–10, 2019
Foundations of Meditation
with Sandra Anderson
3-Night
Nov
8
November 8–10, 2019
Ayurveda: The Science of You
with Judy Moulton
Ayurveda
Nov
14
November 14–17, 2019
Yogi Living® Essentials
with Luke Ketterhagen & Ishan Tigunait
Lifestyle
Dec
6
December 6–16, 2019
Living Wisdom of the Yoga Sutra
with Ishan Tigunait & HI Core Faculty
9-Night
Dec
13
December 13–15, 2019
Yoga: The Light in Winter
with Shari Friedrichsen
Yoga Asana

Upcoming Teacher Trainings & Professional Certifications

Sep
18
September 18–October 31, 2019
Ayurvedic Health Counselor Unit—3
with Kathryn Templeton
Ayurveda
Oct
18
October 18–27, 2019
500-hour Yoga Teacher Certification Fall Segment, The Art of Teaching Yoga for Health and Balance:
with Himalayan Institute Senior Faculty
500-hr TT
Nov
6
November 6–December 19, 2019
Ayurvedic Health Counselor Unit—4
with Kathryn Templeton
Ayurveda
Jan
8
January 8–February 20, 2020
Ayurvedic Health Counselor Unit—1
with Kathryn Templeton
Ayurveda
Feb
29
February 29–March 22, 2020
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification Program
with Himalayan Institute Senior Faculty
200-hr TT
Mar
4
March 4–April 9, 2020
Ayurvedic Health Counselor Unit—2
with Kathryn Templeton
Ayurveda

Upcoming Wellness Retreats

Oct
17
October 17–21, 2019
Panchakarma Ayurvedic Retreat
with Drs. Carrie Demers & Theresa Oswald
Health & Healing
Oct
25
October 25–27, 2019
Awakening Agni: Igniting Your Internal Fire to Build Energy, Clarity, and Power
with Carrie Demers, MD
Health & Healing
Nov
1
November 1–3, 2019
Pause & Renew Weekend
with Theresa Oswald, MD
Health & Healing
Nov
6
November 6–8, 2019
Building Resilience
with Bill Ryan, PhD
Health & Healing
Nov
8
November 8–10, 2019
Restoring Ojas Retreat
with Carrie Demers, MD
Health & Healing
Nov
14
November 14–18, 2019
Pure Rejuvenation Retreat
with Drs. Carrie Demers & Theresa Oswald
Health & Healing

Our Teaching Mission

The essence of the Institute’s teaching mission flows from the timeless message of the Himalayan Masters. Their message is one of self realization—to first become aware of the reality within ourselves, and to build a bridge between our inner and outer worlds. This inner journey of self discovery has the capacity to grant us freedom from all fears, propel our transformation and empowerment, and lead us to the pinnacle of self-realization.

Our teaching mission expresses a rich body of experiential wisdom:

  • Classical hatha yoga practice and yoga meditation (raja yoga)
    as embodied in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Source wisdom and sacred texts of the Tradition including the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, and Tantric texts
  • The study and practice of mantra
  • Yoga philosophy and worldview enriched by Sankhya, Vedanta and Tantric philosophies
  • The study and practice of Tantra through rituals, pranayama, hatha yoga, and kundalini yoga
  • Healing traditions inspired by yoga and Ayurveda.

Our Mission Programs are yoga seminars, retreats, and professional certifications that bring you the best of an authentic yoga tradition, addressed to a modern audience. Join us for studies in the true meaning of yoga—including asana, meditation, mantra, tantra, sacred scripture, and the art of joyful living.

Read about our teaching legacy