Urban Yoga Foundation Teacher Training (UYFTT)

A two day certification program developed to create from a traditional practice a unique style of teaching school aged students yoga.

Teachers who are passionate about molding the future of their students normally form strong student-teacher relationships. The teacher serves as a mentor and brings out the best from the students. A healthy relationship between a teacher and a student can inspire, motivate, and positively influence the growth of the student. 

There are many reasons why people earn a certificate to teach yoga. Some want to give back to their communities, some what to change their lifestyle, and others want a meaningful career. The UYFTT prepares integrative enrichment specialists to teach yoga and mindfulness classes in an in-school setting for children.

UYFTT graduates have the potential to influence a generation of young people to take responsibility for their health. As an integrative enrichment specialists teaching in school programs, you will provide students with mindful tools to increase awareness and focus, improve academic performance and engagement, and learn to self-regulate.  UYFTT serve all ages, abilities, backgrounds and cultures.


  1. Teaching Technique

    • Ways to bridge Yoga in the classroom

    • Literacy of Yoga and Mindfulness

  2. Teaching Methodology

    • Demonstration of poses

    • Modification of poses

    • Learn mindful games

  3. Yoga Specifics

    • Healing Techniques

    • Injury Prevention

  4. Meaning Of Yoga, Holistic Lifestyle and Ethics

    • History

    • Ethical Behaviors

  5. Teaching Apprenticeship

    • Observing other Teachers

    • Feedback from other Teachers


Teacher certification is awarded on the basis of successful completion and comprehension of the two-day training and apprenticeship. Operating within the framework of its core values of diversity, integrity, health, and sustainability.


$1,000 (payment plans available upon request)

All contributions from training help to support the outreach and awareness of yoga and mindfulness throughout the community.