A Tradition of Excellence

Dedicated to a tradition of excellence in teaching for over 45 years, the Himalayan Institute offers yoga teachers comprehensive and systematic training in classical yoga. We teach yogic techniques for body, breath, mind, and spirit in 200-hour and 500-hour certification programs. Our programs include meditation, asana instruction, training in pranayama and relaxation techniques, therapeutic yoga, and yoga philosophy and psychology. The Himalayan Institute is a registered school with Yoga Alliance, meeting the requirement for national registration at both the 200 and 500-hour levels.

Teacher Training Programs


200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

A life-changing three-week immersion introduces you to the complete scope of yoga theory and practice based on traditional texts, the oral tradition, and modern knowledge of the body and mind.
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500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Take the next step in your professional journey and personal practice. Teachers of all traditions will enjoy personalized refinements of teaching skills, and advanced study of yoga philosophy, psychology, and therapeutics.
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Professional Certifications


Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist Certification

Expand your practice and your professional credentials. This NAMA-recognized four-part program qualifies you to offer basic ayurvedic consultations, craft a dosha-balanced yoga practice, and develop a lifestyle plan for yourself and students.
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Ayurvedic Health Counselor Certification

Ayurveda Yoga Specialists are eligible for this professional eight-part program. Topics include ayurvedic anatomy, digestion and nutrition, pathology, herbology, clinical applications, and case studies.
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