Application and Certification
This training is designed for those who wish to teach yoga to the public or simply want to deepen their own yoga and meditation practice. This program is open to anyone with a sincere desire to learn about the yogic tradition. An active yoga practice before beginning is encouraged, but beginners with some experience are also welcome. Participants from all yoga traditions are welcome.
Ananda Seva will award a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Certificate to participants who complete all requirements of the six sessions and the home study program between sessions. This certification is approved with Yoga Alliance and upon completion students will be eligible to become Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT).
Payment & Cancellation Policy
A $500 deposit is required to hold your place in the Yoga Teacher Training. This deposit may be paid by check, credit card, money order, or cash. The remaining balance is due at the start of training.
Deposits are refundable up to 60 days prior to the start of training, minus a $100 administrative fee. Once the training begins payments are non-refundable.
For local students with financial difficulties, we do offer work-trade. The student would be responsible for helping out with grocery shopping, cleaning, set-up, etc. In exchange the student will receive a tuition discount of $12 per hour for the time worked. Please contact us for more details or to apply for a work-trade position.
Full Program Tuition is $2,150 and includes:
- A 200 hours Yoga Teacher Certification, with completion of the program
- An extensive Yoga Teacher Training Manual
- Guided home study between sessions.
- Enrollment in the Ananda Seva Yoga Teachers Yahoo Group for contact and support from classmates, other graduates and administration.
Meals and Accommodations Costs are in addition to program tuition. The cost are as follows for YTT Santa Rosa:
- Commuter (from nearby location) = $850
- Tenting = $1,030
- Shared room (2 - 4 people) = $1,350
- Private room = $1,840
h2>Registration Santa Rosa
To register for the Yoga Teacher Trainings in Santa Rosa, e-mail or call our Santa Rosa Training Manager, Gayatri at 707-239-3650 or
and request a registration form.
You may also download the registration form here.
Once you have filled it out mail it, along with a check or money order for $500, to: ATTN: Yoga Teacher Training, Ananda Seva Mission, PO Box 2862, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-0862. Alternatively, you may register over the phone and pay your deposit with a credit card by calling Gayatri at 707-239-3650.
*Please note: Accommodation Fees in Santa Rosa include two vegetarian meals daily simple accommodations and shared bathroom facilities.
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