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Instructor Certification

At Jewel in the Lotus we are excited to bring Instructor Certification Programs to our community!!


The physical aspect of Yoga is a strong piece of Yoga, however, it is not considered to be the only part of this Yoga. A Jewel in the Lotus Yoga understands individuals have unique needs that should be addressed in order to reach the state of Yoga. Hatha Yoga (Physical Yoga), Jnana Yoga (Study of Texts and oneself), Karma Yoga (Selfless service) and Bhakti Yoga (Devotional Yoga) are all cultivated. The student of A Jewel in the Lotus Yoga is encouraged and taught to incorporate all aspects of Yoga into One's Practice and Life.


This is the foundation Yoga Training in order to become a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher.


The Hatha Yoga taught is a Vinyasa Yoga based on the lineage of T Krishnamacharya. This lineage and this Yoga incorporates Vinyasa Yoga based on the Ashtanga Vinyasa System, Alignment based Yoga (Iyengar Yoga), Restorative Yoga and Yoga Therapy (Viniyoga). Jnana Yoga, the study of various Texts and Philosophies is encouraged. Karma Yoga, selfless service, is Practiced within One's circle of Life and One's community to ultimately realize the connection between the individual self and the world. Bhakti Yoga, or Devotional Yoga is also cultivated through commitment to the Practice of Yoga Asana, meditation, mantra and chanting.


This Training will include:


  • In depth teaching of Yoga Asana with their numerous benefits to the physical body and energetic system.
  • Yoga Philosophy with an emphasis on the Yoga Sutra’s of Patanjali and the Bhagavad Gita.
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesieology taught to be easily and intelligently applied to an individuals Yoga Practice and Teaching.
  • The teachings of the The Chakra System taught so the student can understand how this energy system relates to Anatomy, Physiology, Asana, Meditation and overall well being.
  • Various types of Pranayama’s, Banda's , Mudra’a and Kriya’s will be introduced.
  • Nutrition will be introduced in this TT in a way that aligns with the Science and Philosophies of Yoga as well as the individuals needs.
  • Various forms of Meditation and Relaxation techniques will be taught so that the student will be able to be apply them into everyday living, Practice and Teaching.
  • By the completion and Graduation of this training the student of A Jewel in the Lotus Yoga will know how to “thread” Asana, Anatomy and Physiology, Banda's, Pranayama, Philosophy, Meditation and relaxation to confidently and clearly teach Yoga!!




*One year of previous Yoga Practice/experience.


*Regular attendance at Yoga Classes with Angela and AJITL teachers as well as various teachers approved by Angela.


*Reading and assignments must be completed.


*No more than 12 hours of contact hours can be missed. If more then 12 hours are missed then the student wishing to be certified will be required to make up hours in a private setting or during make-up days, and will be responsible for any additional costs associated with make-up days.


** A Total of 180 contact hours is required for a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher Certification to comply with the regulations of Yoga Alliance and Our school.


** A total of 20 non-contact hours is required.


*** There will be a certain amount of hours needed to graduate broken up between Techniques Training/Practice, Teaching Methodology, Anatomy and Physiology, Yoga Philosophy/Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers and Practicum.



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A Jewel In The Lotus™ Yoga
Babylon, NY

(631) 316-9871

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