Celebrating a legacy of 30 years as the foremost provider of online fitness and wellness certifications, ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association) proudly reveals the inception of an innovative branch: ISSA Yoga & Wellness Academy. Coinciding with this momentous launch is the introduction of Yoga 200, an online yoga teacher training program accredited by Yoga Alliance, spanning 200 hours of comprehensive instruction.
“Here at ISSA, our objective is to provide aspiring yoga instructors with an exceptional, all-encompassing, cost-effective, and adaptable choice that comes with the prestigious endorsement of Yoga Alliance,” stated Andrew Wyant, CEO of ISSA. He continued, “With the establishment of the ISSA Yoga & Wellness Academy, we have developed a 200-hour online course led by esteemed yoga experts, aimed at helping individuals achieve their dream of becoming certified yoga teachers.”
Introducing Yoga 200, the premier 200-hour online yoga teacher training program, recognized and approved by Yoga Alliance. This course has been meticulously designed to accommodate flexible scheduling, allowing participants to amass an in-depth understanding of yoga at their own pace, ultimately equipping them with the confidence to lead yoga sessions upon completion.
Erika Weiss, General Manager of ISSA Yoga & Wellness Academy, highlighted, “As more people integrate yoga into their primary or supplementary fitness routines, and even consider it as a side occupation, we wanted to offer an educational course that stands above the rest.” She further explained, “Our program empowers participants to enrich their yoga practice, share their passion for yoga with others, and create a meaningful impact on their own terms.”
Enrolling in the Yoga 200 course provides individuals with a solid groundwork for embarking on a professional journey in yoga. The curriculum fosters a profound connection with oneself, arming participants with the essential tools to craft transformative yoga experiences for their future students.
Structured into ten comprehensive modules, Yoga 200 covers a wide range of topics, including Teaching & Cueing Principles for Hatha and Vinyasa-style classes, Sequencing, Anatomy & Physiology, Meditation & Pranayama, Yoga History & Philosophy, Ethics, Professional Development, and Yoga Asanas. Furthermore, graduates are furnished with a Signature 37-pose foundational Yoga Class, enabling them to commence teaching immediately.
Yoga 200 also facilitates direct engagement with prominent yoga instructors, including Alex Artymiak, E-RYT-200, Angel DeSantis, RYT-500, E-RYT-500, Buddy Macuha, E-RYT-500, Andrew Sealy, RYT-200, and Vasu Dudakia, Ayurvedic Practitioner, through live weekly Virtual Study Studio sessions. These sessions offer in-depth guidance and feedback and are available for on-demand access.
About the International Sports Sciences Association:
For over three decades, the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) has been a worldwide leader in online fitness and wellness certifications. ISSA is dedicated to delivering comprehensive, research-grounded, cognitive, and practical education. With its foundation in Certified Personal Training certifications, ISSA offers over 50 fitness and wellness certifications and specializations, including the Yoga Alliance-accredited Yoga 200-Hour Teacher Training Course, Certified Personal Training in Spanish, Health Coaching, Nutrition, and more. Across 176 countries, ISSA has educated nearly 500,000 trainers, working towards their vision of connecting 100 million individuals to the benefits of a healthy lifestyle by 2030.