200 Hrs Skanda Yoga Teacher Training











200-hour Teacher Training Program (Sept 3rd– Dec  18th 2022)

With Anand & Sadhana

$4,500 in studio

$3,300 on line













200-hour Program (Sept 3rd– Dec 18th 2022)

$4,500 in studio

$3,300 on line

This program is designed for students that want to go deep into the study of yoga and want to begin to learn the art of teaching. It is a 4-month program that meets on weekends 3-6:30pm. Graduates will be open for RYT credential with Yoga Alliance. The course includes unlimited classes at Skanda Yoga Studio during the training.

If you are interested in applying* to the Skanda Yoga Teacher Training Program, please contact us at: skandayogastudio@gmail.com




  • Strengthen asana practice.
  • Deepen meditation practice.
  • Learn about mythology and philosophy.
  • Learn therapeutics and anatomy.
  • Learn how to assist students.
  • Enhance personal freedom and self-empowerment.
  • And more!

Teacher Training Topics Covered:


  • Intro to Skanda Yoga and History of Hatha Yoga
  • Action an Alignment in Asana
  • Setting Spiritual Themes.  The Power, Action, and Essence of teaching.
  • Scientific Stretching Techniques (anatomy of stretching)
  • Assisting students in basic poses
  • Assisting students in Advanced poses
  • Verbal Skills for teaching instructions
  • Review assisting and practice teaching
  • Anatomy of Chakras (diagnosing with pendulum)
  • Mudra, Bandha, and Pranayama
  • Yoga Philosophy and Mythology
  • Classical Yoga Philosophy
  • Vedanta & Tantra philosophy
  • Anatomy and Therapeutics (inner body)
  • Anatomy and Therapeutics (upper body)
  • Anatomy and Therapeutics (lower body)
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • Advanced Skanda “Practice”
  • Practice Teaching & Review
  • Sanskrit quiz & Therapeutics review
  • Teaching and assisting
  • Teaching Test
  • Adjusting and Assisting exam
  • Asana & Sanskrit exam
  • Final written exam

Book Requirements:


  • The practice of Skanda Yoga by K.F. von Roenn III.
  • Moola Bandha: The Master Key by Swami Buddhananda.
  • Hatha Yoga Pradapika by Swami Muktibodhananda.
  • The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga: Scientific Keys Volume I by Ray Long MD.
  • 13-Moon Natural Time Calendar by Jose Arguelles.
  • The Yoga Sutras (any translation).
  • Bhagavad Gita.
  • The Upanishads.



  • Attendance to all classes on  designated Saturdays and Sundays 3:00-6:00.
  • Attendance to 3 additional classes during each week.
  • Daily journaling and meditation practice.
  • Observing 8 classes.
  • Assisting in 8 classes.
  • Teaching 8 classes.
  • A strong desire to work hard.

AND TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS: skandayogastudio@gmail.com



Dates and required Texts:

Sept 3rd: Intro. to Skanda Yoga Philosophy and Practice

Sept 4th: Sun Salutations with Skanda techniques

Sept 10th: Comparing and Contrasting Alignment Techniques

Sept 11th: Inversions: technique, modifications, and training.

Sept 17th: Advanced Scientific Stretching Techniques (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, pneumomuscular flexibility training, and shutdown threshold isometrics)

Sept 18th: Adjusting Students in Basic Poses

Sept 24th: Supporting and assisting students in challenging poses

Sept 25th: Maya Calendar: theme setting and weaving

Oct 1st: Introduction to teaching using verbal cues

Oct 2nd: Mythology and Introduction to yoga philosophy

Oct 8th: Practice Teaching

Oct 9th: review adjustments

Oct 8th: Chakra system and energy body

Oct 9th: restorative yoga

Oct 15th: Yoga Sutras

Oct 16th: Bhagavad Gita

October 22nd: Anatomy

October 23rd: Anatomy

October 29th: Anatomy

October 30th: Anatomy

Nov 5th: Pranayama and Meditation

Nov 6th: Practice teaching and adjustment review

Nov 12th: Non-dual yoga philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism and Shaktism

Nov 13th: Moola Bandha the Master Key and hatha Yoga Pradipika

Nov 19th: Mudras and guided meditations

Nov 20th: Puja (ritual worship) and Sanskrit chanting

Nov 26th: Review course

Nov 27th: Practice Teaching and adjustments

Dec 3rd: Practice Teaching and adjustments

Dec 4th: Final review

Dec 10th: Teaching Test

Dec 11th: Teaching Test

Dec 17th: Blindfold asana test

Dec 18th: Final Written Exam


Required texts:

-The Practice of Skanda Yoga

-Classes of enchantment

-The Hatha yoga Pradipika

-The Moola Bandha: The Master Key

-Scientific Keys Vol 1.

-The Bhagavad Gita

-The Yoga Sutras

-The Upanishads

-The 13-Moon Galactic Time Calendar