Teacher Training

Dedicated to a tradition of excellence in teaching for more than 40 years, the Himalayan Institute offers yoga teachers comprehensive and systematic training in classical yoga.

YTT Class of 2015

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 requirements for national registration at both the 200- and 500-hour levels.

The next 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training will be offered at HI Buffalo beginning September 2016. We will begin accepting applications in January.

  • Cost: $2999, includes all required books and CDs, the Himalayan Institute teacher training manual, and membership to the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo for one year.
  • The class will meet one weekend per month (Friday 6:30-8:30pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-5pm) for 9 months — September 2015-May 2016.
  • In addition, the class will also meet Tuesday evenings during these 9 months from 7-9pm.
  • Dates for 2015 Program:
    Weekends: Sept 25-27, Oct 16-18, Nov 13-15, Dec 4-6, Jan 15-17, Feb 19-21, Mar 18-20, April 15-17, and May 13-15.
    Tuesdays: Sept 22–Dec 1, 2015 and Jan 19–May 10, 2016