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Hatha/Restorative Yoga Teacher Training [ONLINE]


Hatha/Restorative Yoga Teacher Training [ONLINE]

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Join our 200-Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training [ONLINE] and our 50-Hour Restorative Yoga Teacher Training [ONLINE] together and save. These fully online programs are 250 hours of Home Study Course materials for those aspiring to become a dual certified Professional Yoga Teacher or just enhance their own personal practice.

With this course you get the best of both worlds. You will become certified to teach Hatha Yoga, which is one of the more popular styles of Yoga (commonly called Beginner Yoga), as well as become certified to teach Restorative Yoga, which is excellent for healing and relaxation. With the world needing a place to relax and rejuvenate the mind and body, there is a need for Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga teachers. Whether you want to help students rebuild strength and energy after an injury or illness, be helpful to those who are dealing with chronic pain or stress, or just create a relaxing experience to restore energy, a dual certification in Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga will aid you with your goals.

Yoga Alliance Approved Curriculum!

Styles: Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga

Entirely Self-Paced, Yoga Alliance® Approved Course

Hatha/Restorative Yoga Teacher Training [ONLINE]
is a 250 Hour Online Home Study Course

Yoga Teacher Training Online

This course is divided into 2 parts to ensure that both styles are fully covered throughout this training. This course starts by covering the Hatha Yoga style along with the fundamental and philosophical elements of a Yoga Teacher Training. The next part dives into the Restorative Yoga style and covers props, additional modifications, and class structure for a Restorative Yoga class. A breakdown of the hours are below.

250-Hour Hatha/Restorative
Yoga Teacher Training Breakdown

Hatha Yoga (200hrs)

85 Hours of Techniques, Training, Practice
30 Hours of Anatomy and Physiology
35 Hours of Yoga Humanities
50 Hours of Professional Essentials

Restorative Yoga (50hrs)

25 Hours of Techniques, Training and Practice
5 Hours of Anatomy and Physiology
5 Hours of Yoga Humanities
15 Professional Essentials



Age Requirement

If you are under 18 years of age, you must obtain permission from your parent or legal guardian, in order to take this course.

(Please contact us for the permission form prior to enrolling.)


Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga

Within this course, you will receive all the necessary information to teach Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga, at a Professional Level, as a Certified Hatha/Restorative Yoga Teacher!

Yoga Alliance Approved Curriculum

Your course is approved by Yoga Alliance and utilizes an Online Student Portal so that all your course content is in one easy-to-access place. Within your Student Portal, a Syllabus is provided to guide you through each step of your journey, and timely feedback is provided through automatically graded quizzes.

This state-of-the-art platform allows you to study at your own pace and from any connected device, virtually anywhere you can connect to the internet, at home, or on the go!

Convenient Online Access

You can access your course information, review your coursework, and complete your assignments through our online Student Portal. This course aims to instruct you on the proper practice of teaching Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga.

Develop Creativity

You will learn to facilitate classes knowledgeably and creatively while prioritizing your student’s safety and security. You will understand Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga practices and methodology and how to create Lesson Plans.

Part one of this course is based on the Hatha Yoga Style and covers 100+ postures with 60 postures covered in-depth. It also comes with 20+ hours of videos, over 300 photos, and audio clips. Part two of this course is based on the Restorative Yoga Style and covers 30+ postures in-depth through 10+ hours of videos and over 1,500+ photos.

All together this course covers 100+ postures through 30+ hours of videos, around 2,000 photos,
and audio clips to help make this course interactive and easy to understand.

Yoga Asana Balance Table

Complete Online Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

You will learn about the asanas (yoga postures), adjustments and modifications, and contraindications. Breathing techniques and Pranayama are also covered along with developing an understanding of anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology, and helping students with limited ranges of motion. You will develop and understanding of prop use, proper alignment, how each muscle is used, how slight alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness, safety precautions, and how the spine, breathing, and body position are all fundamentally linked. Sequencing and Lesson Plan creation, for a several of ailments, is also covered.

Additionally, we will cover the non-physical side of Yoga through studying Yogic Philosophy. We review the eight limbs, chakras, bandhas, mudras, relaxation techniques, meditation, Yoga Teacher ethics, etc.

As a bonus, you will discover the secrets of Yoga Business Development. Communication, marketing, and networking are skills every Yoga teacher should have. You will also receive as a bonus, additional information on Sanskrit. We provide the basics on how to pronounce Sanskrit words as well as provide a word bank that you can utilize to increase your Sanskrit vocabulary.

Whether you are just beginning your journey, or have been practicing Yoga for years, this will be an invaluable resource – one that allows you to see each movement in an entirely new light.

Our Curriculum

Hatha Yoga (200hrs)

  • History of Yoga and Hatha Yoga Styles

Understand the ancient roots of Yoga and how the different Yoga styles came to be. Ashtanga/Power Yoga, Vinyasa, Bikram/Hot Yoga, Kundalini, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, and more are discussed.

  • Yogic Philosophy

Discover the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and the Eight Limbs of Yoga, along with The Vedanta and The Bhagavad Gita. Understanding these ancient texts help to deepen your understanding of Yogic Philosophy and the Yogic Lifestyle. We also discuss the chakras and nadis, and how you can incorporate them into your practice. Learn their energetic associations and how you can heal your body through this ancient practice.

  • Yoga Teaching Basics: Teacher Qualities, Ethics, Personal Practice, and Student Learning Styles

Here we discuss teacher qualities, ethics, student learning styles, and more. From discovering your own teaching style and voice, to the proper way to assist students, to how each student learns differently, you will develop a confidence in yourself and your practice that cannot be missed.

  • Yoga Teaching Basics: Classroom Environment, Props, and Safety

There are many ways to set up your space and create a compassionate and understanding atmosphere in your classes. Here we discuss how to create that atmosphere of self-transformation and healing while keeping the safety of your students in mind.

  • The Anatomy of Breathing, Pranayama, and Breathing Techniques

Understanding the ancient technique of Pranayama is essential to your practice. Not only do you learn 5 different techniques, we also discuss in-depth the anatomy of the breath and prana, creating a well-rounded discussion.

  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology

To understand the asanas true benefits, you must first understand your body and how it differs from others. This section breaks down the bodies systems in a fundamental and easy to understand manner. With more than 130 illustrations, you will be able to quickly understand this topic and its practical application in your Yoga classes.

  • Learning the Asanas

It’s important not only to learn the asana names, but how to instruct your students safely and effectively. These lessons cover 100+ postures and then dives into 60 of the most commonly practiced postures to provide more in-depth information. We provide both the English and Sanskrit names (including both audio and visual aids), information on how to make adjustments/modifications (including video aids for assisting and alignment), as well as information on the keys to alignment, counter poses, benefits, contraindications, and more. Additional Yogic techniques like the Mudras and the 6 Bandhas are covered along with additional video lectures to help guide new teachers.

Advanced Teaching Education

To deepen your personal practice, while also enhancing your teaching style, we provide 10+ hours of video content to help you deepen your practice and better understand the postures. These videos cover how to properly practice the postures while also providing classes for you to follow at are 30-60 minutes long.

  • Meditation for Beginners

Meditation is an essential part of your Yoga practice. Learn meditation techniques, its benefits, how to create the proper atmosphere for your students, and how to guide them through a meditation session.

  • Sequencing

The focus of this section is to help you become a great Yoga Instructor. Being able to sequence your own classes with ease is an important part of that. We guide you through this process so that it becomes second nature, as well as provides you with multiple example lesson plans to reference. There are also 6 classes for you to follow along with to help you get in your personal practice while also providing examples of how to sequence a Hatha Yoga class. Examples come from our studio as well as from outside resources for multiple perspectives. This helps you to find inspiration as well as develop your own teaching style.

  • [Bonus] Business and Marketing

From being able to market yourself as a Professional Yoga Teacher, to creating your own website and opening your own studio, this section teaches you the essentials you need to know, no matter what direction you are looking to take.

  • [Bonus] Sanskrit Basics

This bonus material is provided to help students understand the fundamentals of Sanskrit and provide a work bank that they can utilize to add addition depth to the classes that you will facilitate.

Restorative Yoga (50hrs)

  • What is Restorative Yoga?

    Learn the unique attributes of this style and how it differs from other styles of Yoga. A history of the style along with its many benefits are covered in-depth along with a breakdown of the props typically used in this practice.

  • Yogic Philosophy and Teaching Restorative Yoga

This section ties in what was taught in Part 1 to how Yogic Philosophy relates to both styles. We also review communicating with our students, how observing and reading your class is important, and how to assist the different students that you will teach.

  • Pranayama and Relaxation Techniques

The Pranayama techniques that are used during a Restorative Yoga class are an important part of helping your students to relax and rejuvenate. The technique covered, along with video demonstrations, are Apa Japa Breath, Diaphragmatic Breath, Ujjayi Breathing and Ujjayi Pranayama, Nadi Shodana, Sitali Breathing, and Full Yogic Breath. Additional relaxation techniques like Mantra Meditation and Yoga Nidra are also covered.

  • Learning the Asanas

This is an 8-part lesson that thoroughly covers the asanas with a focus on a Restorative Yoga class setting. How to practice the asanas with props and modifications and how to assist and align students is the focus of these lessons. In Part One we thoroughly cover the asana names, how to practice them, muscles affected, variations, modifications, etc. However, a Restorative Yoga practice is about rejuvenation and being able to safely and comfortably relax into an asana. These lessons dive into 30+ of the most commonly practiced Restorative Yoga postures to provide more in-depth information on modifications and prop usage. Video aids for setting up and practicing the asanas as well as assisting and alignment practices are covered, along with a review on the benefits and contraindications for each asana. Lastly, we review meditation practices (along with example sessions via video) and how they fit into a Restorative class.

  • Sequencing

This section builds off of the information covered in Part 1 to guides you in creating Restorative Yoga sequences. Since Restorative Yoga is about rejuvenating the body, sequencing based on ailments and for certain parts of the body is common. We cover 90+ sequences that range from focusing on a certain part of the body (upper back, knees, shoulders, etc.) to particular ailments (colds, bronchitis, sciatica, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, high blood pressure, etc.) to mental health needs (depression, anxiety, stress, etc.). Sequences are provided both in text and through video aids.

Support For This Course

Unlimited e-mail, Zoom, and phone support

No matter which of our courses you purchase, support is never an issue or an additional cost.

Aura Yoga Teacher Training Community

Our Facebook Group, where you can have interactive discussions with our expert teaching staff and student peers throughout and after the course. The support continues even when you complete the Hatha Yoga teacher training online.

Weekly Live Zoom Sessions

This course will cover a new topic in your weekly training with additional Q&A Sessions. Sessions are every Wednesday at 2 PM ET US and every Saturday at 10 AM ET US. Recordings are also available for later review for those who cannot make the weekly live sessions.

Free Exam Grading and eDelivery of Your Certificate:

Aura does not charge any additional fee to grade your final exams.
(Aura Wellness Center’s Yoga Teacher Training Certificates are signed by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, YACEP)

Required Textbooks

Hatha Yoga

Instructing Hatha Yoga: A Guide for Teachers and Students 2nd Edition PDF with Web Resources by: Diane M.  Ambrosini
* Aura Wellness Center students receive a 20% discount on this title when enrolling in this course.
ISBN-13: 9781492580232 (eBook), ISBN-13: 9781450484657 (paperback – physical textbook), or ASIN: B01979QHWO (Kindle)

Yoga Anatomy – Third Edition by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews
* Aura Wellness Center students receive a 20% discount on this title when enrolling in this course.
ISBN-13: 9781492596486 (eBook), ISBN-13: 978-1492596479 (paperback – physical textbook), or ASIN: B0998616FH (Kindle)

The YOGA MIND: 52 Essential Principles of Yoga Philosophy to Deepen your Practice by Rina Jakubowicz
ISBN-13: 978-1623159719 (paperback – physical textbook) or ASIN: B07BS2QC1B (Kindle)

Restorative Yoga

RESTORATIVE YOGA FOR LIFE: A Relaxing Way to De-stress, Re-energize, and Find Balance by: Gail Boorstein Grossman
ISBN-13: 978-1440575204 (paperback – physical textbook) or ASIN: B00TIY31I2 (Kindle)

ISBN-13: 978-1405322355 (paperback – physical textbook) or ASIN: B07WJ8C7L2 (Kindle)

*All Required Textbooks Are Purchased Separately.

FIVE Special Bonuses (Valued at $256.84):

AT NO EXTRA CHARGE, you will receive all five of the following bonuses:

1. To round out your business knowledge, the 47 minute video “Yoga Business Secrets” is included. This information is valuable to a Yoga Teacher whether you decide to become a independent contractor or a studio owner.

2. “Yoga Business Secrets,” by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, is an e-Book packed with information based upon conversations with hundreds of Yoga teachers. Just one constructive idea from this e-book may earn, or save, your Yoga teaching service thousands of dollars. This book will give you hundreds of ideas to put into practice.

3. Our Yoga business starter manual: “How to Grow Your Own Successful Yoga Business.” This comprehensive resource, valued at $147, contains all the vital information you need to start, run, and grow your own profitable Yoga business.

Most Yoga teacher training camps will teach you what you need to know to become a Certified Yoga Instructor, but won’t say a word about how to operate your own business. Our Yoga business starter manual will reveal all the “behind the scenes” secrets that will put your Yoga practice on the fast track to success.

4. Yoga Marketing 101, a video that gives you enough marketing strategies to earn $50,000 to $100,000 per year. It’s unfortunate that many excellent Yoga Teachers and Yoga Masters don’t know how to market their Yoga studios. Instead of a happy and rewarding Yoga lifestyle, they scratch out an existence. You don’t have to!

5. Lastly, you’ll also receive, “Sure Fire Yoga Marketing Secrets” by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, in PDF (e-Book) format. This 60-page e-Book can be used as a work book to help you develop your Yoga teaching practice. Learn how to grow your local enrollment and how to develop niches within your Yoga teacher services.

Restorative Yoga Teacher Certification

Benefits of an Aura Wellness Center Yoga Teacher Certification

  • Aura Wellness Center is an accredited school with 20 years in the Yoga industry.
  • No Enroll Dates.
  • No Application Fees.
  • Stress-Free: Take the course at your own pace and on your schedule.
  • Aura Wellness Center offers the most comprehensive full-distance learning Yoga Teacher Training Courses worldwide.
  • Lifetime Access to your Student Portal and course materials.
  • Internationally Recognized.
  • Join thousands of Yoga Teachers Certified through Aura Wellness Center.
  • With our certification, you will be eligible for personal liability insurance.
  • Teach as a Professional and Certified Yoga Teacher (This is very important when seeking employment or applying for insurance, especially if you open your training center.)
  • Business Success skills to run your yoga business or seek employment in health clubs, Fitness Centers, Senior Centers, Yoga Studios, Private lessons, and much more!
  • Enjoy and enhance a better, healthier lifestyle.
  • Register as an RYT200 with Yoga Alliance.

How Does This All Work?

When you purchase your 250hr Hatha/Restorative Yoga Teacher Training [ONLINE], you will receive a license key to register on our Student Portal at https://my.aurawellnesscenter.com. From there, you will be able to access your syllabus and course curriculum. Your course syllabus provides a breakdown of course objectives and structure as well as information on how to complete assignments, include quizzes, essays related to course topics, lesson plan, final exams, and practical exams.

Your Instructors

Your lead instructors throughout this course will be Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, and Jacquline D. Stokes-Alves (Jackie), E-RYT 500. Should you have any questions, there is an experienced Yoga teacher on staff who is ready to offer assistance. You are never alone if you do not want to be; support is a phone call or email away.

Turn Around

Upon completion of the course and exams, please submit them online. Within a few weeks, your exams will be graded, and you will be notified by email.

The average student completes these courses in only 4 months or less!


Shortly after that, your Certificates, with the official Aura Wellness Center logo, signed by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, YACEP, will be emailed to you. You will also receive a letter of recommendation from Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, YACEP. This can be submitted in an online application for employment, presented during a job interview, or to a present employer.

Fully Prepared to Teach Yoga

In summary, you have a complete 250-hour Hatha/Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Online Program, continuing education materials, access to the Student Portal, and resources that you will refer back to as you continue your Yoga Teaching Career, plus enough business tools to launch a successful Yoga Business.

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Online Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

What You Need To Know And The Skills You’ll Gain

Are you thinking about enrolling in a Restorative Yoga Teacher Training program? This comprehensive guide will walk you through all the basics of online restorative yoga certification and provide a deeper understanding of the skills you will acquire along the way. Find out why restorative yoga is becoming more popular, why it’s essential to have the training, and what kinds of benefits can result from this course.

Introduction to Restorative Yoga

In our culture, we are often running at 100 miles an hour. We are juggling work, family, and social obligations. We rarely take time for ourselves. As a result, we can end up feeling stressed, anxious, and rundown.

Restorative yoga is a practice that can help us to counter the effects of stress in our lives. It is a gentle and supportive form of yoga that includes props to support the body in positions of ease and comfort.

Progressive Steps

Restorative yoga can help to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve sleep quality. If you are interested in becoming a restorative yoga teacher, you should know a few things. First, it is important to have strong personal practice. It would help if you were comfortable using props and familiar with the different restorative yoga poses. Second, you must complete a teacher training program that Yoga Alliance or another similar organization approves.


Once you have completed your training, you can register with Yoga Alliance as an RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher). After you have completed your training and registered as an RYT with Yoga Alliance or another similar organization, you can teach restorative yoga classes anywhere in the world.

Online Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Benefits of Restorative Yoga

When you complete a Restorative Yoga Teacher Training, you will be prepared to teach your students this unique and beneficial style of yoga. Restorative Yoga is a form of yoga that is focused on relaxation and rejuvenation. The poses are often done with props such as blankets and bolsters to support the body so the student can feel comfortable and relaxed. This type of yoga is perfect for those looking to wind down after a long day or week, as it can help reduce stress and promote feelings of calmness and well-being.

Some of the benefits of Restorative Yoga include the following.

1. Reduced stress and anxiety

2. Improved sleep quality

3. Increased sense of wellbeing

4. Decreased muscle tension

5. Lower blood pressure

What You Will Learn in an Online Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Program

There are a number of things you can expect to learn in an online Restorative Yoga teacher training program. Here are some of the skills and knowledge you will gain:

1. An understanding of what Restorative Yoga is and how it can benefit your students

2. The different types of poses used in Restorative Yoga and how to properly execute them

3. How to modify poses for different levels of students

4. How to create a relaxing and restful environment in your class

5. Practical tips for promoting student engagement and retention

6. Strategies for marketing your Restorative Yoga classes

Complementary Restorative Yoga Techniques and Strategies

Restorative yoga techniques can range from very simple to quite complex. Here are some examples of restorative yoga techniques and strategies that you may learn during a teacher training program:

1. Simple Breath Awareness: This technique focuses on your breath and notices the sensations of your inhalations and exhalations. This can help to center and calm the mind.

2. Active Visualization: In this technique, you focus on visualizing positive images or scenes in your mind’s eye. This can help to boost your mood and energy levels.

3. Guided Meditation: A teacher will guide you through a meditation, helping you to focus on a mantra, affirmation, or certain breathing pattern. This can help reduce stress and promote relaxation.

4. Yoga Nidra: This form of guided relaxation involves lying in comfortable positions and listening to a teacher’s voice as they guide you through different stages of relaxation. This can help reduce stress, improve sleep quality, and promote overall well-being.

5. Pranayama: Pranayama is a Sanskrit word for breath control exercises. These exercises can help to improve respiration function, increase oxygenation of the blood, and promote relaxation.

Essential Skills Gained From Completion

If you’re considering a career in yoga, becoming a restorative yoga teacher is a fantastic option. Not only is restorative yoga an extremely popular type of yoga, but it’s also incredibly beneficial for both the body and the mind. And, thanks to the internet, you can now complete a restorative yoga teacher training program online.

So, what exactly will you learn from an online restorative yoga teacher training program? Here are some of the essential skills you’ll gain:

An understanding of the theory behind restorative yoga: To teach restorative yoga effectively, it’s important that you have a firm understanding of the theory behind it. You’ll learn about the history and origins of restorative yoga and its key principles. This will enable you to give your students a deeper understanding of this type of yoga.

The ability to create effective sequences: Once you understand the theory behind restorative yoga, you’ll be able to start building your sequences. You’ll learn how to select appropriate poses and transitions to create enjoyable and beneficial classes for your students.

An understanding of different props and how to use them: Props are often used in restorative yoga to help students achieve the desired level of comfort in each pose. During your training, you’ll learn about different props and how to incorporate them into your classes. You’ll also

How to Choose the Right Online Restorative Yoga Certification Course

If you’re interested in becoming a restorative yoga teacher, there are a few things you should keep in mind when choosing an online certification course. Here are a few tips:

1. Make sure a reputable organization accredits the course. There are many yoga teacher training programs out there, but not all of them are created equal. Do your research to ensure you’re getting a quality education that will lead to certification.

2. Choose a program that offers a comprehensive curriculum. You’ll want to ensure you’re getting all the information and tools you need to be a successful restorative yoga teacher. Look for courses that cover everything from anatomy and physiology to class planning and marketing your business.

3. Find a course that fits your schedule and learning style. With so many online courses, you shouldn’t have trouble finding one that meets your needs. Consider factors like length, format (e.g., video-based or text-based), and price before deciding.

4. Ask around for recommendations. If you know someone who’s already certified in restorative yoga, ask them for their opinion on which courses they thought were most helpful in their own training. Chances are they’ll be able to point you in the right direction.

By following these tips, you should be able to find an online restorative yoga certification course that’s right for you and your goals!

Valuable Teacher Skills

Ultimately, restorative yoga teacher training is a great way to gain the knowledge and skill set necessary to teach this form of yoga. You will develop an understanding of how it can be used for healing and relaxation, as well as how to create safe and effective classes. There is no doubt that this type of training will be advantageous in helping you become an even better yoga instructor than before.

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