The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Yoga Instruction prepares students to become qualified yoga instructors. The program provides students with a foundation in the theory, tradition and practice of yoga, knowledge of anatomy and physiology applied to yoga instruction, instructional methodology in the art and science of teaching yoga asanas, and practice teaching experience.
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required:
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program. Students must enroll in a Physical Activities: Yoga course each semester.
Yoga (1) OR
Yoga (0.5) OR
Permission of Program Director
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Students must complete at least one credit from List 1 and two credits from List 2, OR three credits from List 2.
Yoga - Intermediate (1)
Yoga - Advanced (1)
Kundalini Yoga (1)
Kundalini Yoga (0.5)
Power Yoga (1)
Power Yoga - Intermediate (1)
Power Yoga (0.5)
Introduction to Yoga Therapy (2)
Yoga Therapy - Upper Body Principles (2)
Meditation and Wellness (1)
Practice industry accepted professional and ethical behavior. (PED101YO, PED102YO, PED103YO, PED201YO, PED270, PED271, PED272, PED274)
Utilize effective written and oral communication skills in accordance with the professional conventions within the field of yoga. (PED150, PED155, PED270, PED271, PED272, PED274)
Utilize a range of movement techniques based in body knowledge to assess the skill level of yoga students and demonstrate appropriate movement modifications. (PED101YO, PED102YO, PED103YO, PED201YO, PED270, PED271, PED272, PED274, BIO160)
Analyze yoga philosophy, historical roots, current issues and trends in personal and professional yoga practice. (PED150, PED155, PED274)
Develop and implement individual strategies for yoga instruction grounded in established theories, philosophies and guidelines. (PED150, PED270, PED271, PED272, PED274)
Apply evaluative feedback from self and others to develop and refine teaching approaches and style. (PED101YO, PED102YO, PED103YO, PED201YO, PED270, PED271, PED272, PED274)
At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate information about this degree or certificate. However, the information above represents current requirements for the academic year and may change as the result of the curricular process. This course list does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.