Yoga Legacy offers the following specialty modules that focus on areas of specific interest beyond our core yoga training. Students in our RYT200 training program must choose 2 specialty modules for 42 hours of training. Students in our RYT500 training program and people who already have a RYT200 certification can take any of the specialty or elective modules, as appropriate.
Specialty Elective Modules (RYT200 or RYT500)
Choose two of these modules as part of our Yoga Legacy RY200 training program. The modules can also apply to the Yoga Legacy RYT500 program requirements, as useful additions to your RYT200 Certification, or as continuing education credits (CECs) to satisfy Yoga Alliance requirements. These modules are 21 hours each, taught over a 3-day weekend: Friday evening, all day Saturday and all day Sunday.
Teaching detox yoga in a warm/heated room, including poses beneficial for detoxing the body and mind. PREREQUISITE: Currently in YL RYT200 Program having completed 4 Core Modules or current 85 Hour YL Yoga Foundations or RYT200 certification.
Teaching hot yoga, including different types of classes that can be offered safely in a heated room.
PREREQUISITE: Currently in YL RYT200 Program having completed 4 Core Modules or current 85 Hour YL Yoga Foundations or RYT200 certification, and Detox Yoga.
Senior Yoga (including Chair Yoga)
Teaching yoga to seniors, seated in a chair or using a chair for support.
PREREQUISITE: Current RYT200 certification or registration in Yoga Legacy RYT200 program.
The correct use of props in a regular yoga class to aid people with special needs, such as beginners, people recovering from injuries, prenatal, senior, or plus-sized students.
PREREQUISITE: Currently in YL RYT200 Program having completed 4 Core Modules or current 85 Hour YL Yoga Foundations or RYT200 certification.
Specialty Elective Modules (beyond RYT200)
You can take these modules as part of our Yoga Legacy RYT500 training program, as additions to your RYT200 certification, or as continuing education credits (CECs) to satisfy Yoga Alliance requirements.
Children’s Yoga Basics
In this 21-hour training weekend, learn to teach Yoga to Children along with Family Yoga including both parents and children with a child centered Yoga class. Family Yoga increases the bond between children and their parent/caregiver in a non-competitive environment.
PREREQUISITE: 85 Hour Yoga Foundations, RYT200 or similar Yoga training
Training Location and Dates
Prenatal Yoga Basics
This workshop is designed to provide the basic training to safely include a prenatal student in a general yoga class or to lead prenatal students in a mixed trimester prenatal yoga class. This workshop is the prerequisite for the full Prenatal Teacher Training.
PREREQUISITE: RYT200 certification.
The Full Prenatal Yoga Training includes teaching yoga to prenatal students in all trimesters, including mixed and standard group classes as well as teaching to postpartum students. The training will cover all trimesters of pregnancy as they relate to yoga. This training will prepare the graduate to teach Prenatal Yoga and be familiar with each trimester and the needs of the prenatal student. Prenatal Yoga follows the 21 Hour Prenatal Yoga Basics training and includes an additional 6 days at 9 hours each.
PREREQUISITE: RYT200 certification and Prenatal Yoga Basics.
Standup Paddle Board (SUP) Fitness & Yoga
Yoga asanas practiced while balancing on paddleboards, typically on a lake, river, creek, or calm ocean cove. Training will include an ACA Level 1 SUP Skills Assessment. This module has 24 hours of training taught over 3 days.
PREREQUISITE: Trainee must have an RYT200 certification, Fitness certification or currently be registered in Yoga Legacy RYT200 Training Program. Learn more about SUP.
Teaching yoga in the water. This is a 8-hour module taught in one day.
PREREQUISITE: Module 1 along with another teaching certification (Group Fitness, Water, Personal Trainer, etc.) or current 85 Hour YL Yoga Foundations or RYT200 certification.