Yoga Teacher Training & Advanced Studies Program

Our world-renowned Yoga Teacher Training & Advanced Studies Program draws students from all over the world to the beauty of the Santa Barbara Yoga Center, as well as the beauty of Santa Barbara itself. These programs are designed to deepen one’s understanding and practice of yoga, and may also be taken by those who are not necessarily intending to become yoga instructors. What is required is a basic understanding and experience of the practice, and a commitment to further explore the principles of yoga. These programs are offered in intensive modules over a weekend or a week. Our goal is to offer a series of short trainings that can be completed in a short period of time or on a schedule that works for you.
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200-Hour Program

Our Yoga Teacher Training program is Yoga Alliance certified. Each Module is offered approximately once a year. We encourage you to complete the 200-hour Program in no more than 2 years. Full 200-hour training priced at $2,480 if you pay for all modules in advance!
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  • Requirements
  • Integral Yoga Basics-108 hours
  • Yoga Philosophy-15 hours
  • Anatomy & Physiology- 20 hours
  • Pranayama and Meditation- 15 hours
  • Practicum I- 20 hours

Currently Scheduled Modules


500-hour Program

Complete your entire 500 hour training with us also! We offer many specializing modules throughout the year, and the topics rotate from year to year. You can complete your 300 hours in as little as 2 years, we encourage you to complete it within 3 years.

  • Examples of Advanced Courses Offered
  • Yoga for Arthritis
  • Advanced Philosophy
  • Accessible Yoga
  • Yoga for the Special Child
  • Healing with the Chakras
  • Sattva Prenatal Training
  • Yin Yoga and Meditation
  • Therapeutic Yoga 

Currently Scheduled Modules

300-hour Bridge Program

This program offers 500-hour certification for teachers who have already completed a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training program from a Yoga Alliance registered school. Participants select 300 hours of training from our graduate level Modules.

All our courses are non-residential. There are many hotels in walking distance, or a short drive away.

We also have students of the center with rooms to rent. For more information please contact Padma

Click Here to download the registration form for the Santa Barbara Yoga Center Teacher Training & Special Studies Program

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Upcoming Modules