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Are you ready to take the next step to becoming a yoga teacher or are you currently a yoga teacher that is looking at increasing your yoga teaching skills? If the answer to either of those questions is yes we have some great online yoga teacher training options for you to choose from!

We’ve looked all over the internet and compiled a list of 11 wonderful online teacher trainings that are Yoga Alliance certified and offer a multitude of additional benefits during and after the training to keep you inspired and supported on your journey.

Note our list is in no particular order so make sure you check out all of the different online teacher training schools we provide information and context on. 

1. YogaRenew 

This is a great option if you are looking for an online training that offers a well-rounded yoga foundation at an accessible price. Offering 200-hour, 300-hour, 500-hour, and Yin Yoga teacher training programs with affordable payment plans and a worldwide community to connect and support each other through the entire process.

If you are a beYogi member check the member portal for a discount to YogaRenew courses.

2. Pretzel Kids

If you are looking for a Kids Yoga Teacher Training, Pretzel Kids is a wonderful place to explore! Teaching kids yoga is a rewarding opportunity to teach mindfulness, yoga, fitness, and breathwork to kids ranging from ages 2-14.

Not only will you learn how to teach yoga in an engaging, and fun manner to keep kids interested. You will also have access to lesson plans and the ability to join their Business-in-a-Box membership that offers marketing and social media support, bookings to expand your teaching offerings, and a community of certified teachers to connect with and support each other.

If you are a beYogi member check the member portal for a discount to Pretzel Kids courses.

3. Aura Wellness

Looking for a thorough training with lots of flexibility for your schedule? Aura Wellness offers a variety of online teacher trainings in Hatha, Vinyasa, Chair, and Restorative yoga for 200 and 250-hour certifications. These trainings cover everything you need to successfully teach in a safe and knowledgeable manner and are affordable with payment plan options.

They also offer the flexibility to choose from self-paced courses or hybrid courses that combine easily accessible online curriculum with live trainings through Zoom meetings and one on one sessions set to your schedule.

 4. Online Yoga School

If you are looking for a fully self-paced course at an affordable price look no further! Offering 200-hour and 300-hour Teacher Trainings as well as Yin and Restorative Yoga trainings and Ayurveda and Meditation courses there is a variety to choose from. 

The 200 and 300-hour trainings are self-paced, accessible on any device and come with lifelong membership to a supportive community as well as weekly information to help with planning your classes, continuing your education, and offering inspiration for class themes.

If you are a beYogi member check the member portal for a discount on Online Yoga School trainings & courses.

5. Black Prana Magazine

Formerly Black Yoga Magazine, this is an online 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in a truly open, loving environment. The curriculum starts with self-paced pre-recorded modules, moves into a 5 day live online intensive, and ends with completing homework consisting of reading, writing essays, and submitting teaching videos. If you are looking for a cost effective, open and inclusive environment this is the place for you!

6. Brett Larkin: Uplifted Yoga

Uplifted is another option for Hatha or Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in 200, 300 and 500-hour offerings. With 5 years of experience offering online yoga teacher training programs, Brett Larkin provides a personal and uplifting experience combining a thorough curriculum that consists of video and a 600-page manual along with a supportive community through assigned small groups.

There is also a Kundalini teacher training that Brett co-leads with Guru Singh.

7. ZazYoga

If you are looking for a self-paced training that offers a community vibe, Zazyoga offers just that. The curriculum can be completed in 30 days or 12 months depending on how you wish to spread out the lessons and includes weekly live calls, 2 one on one personal practice sessions with the trainers, 3 one on one mentor calls with the founder of Zazyoga, and a Facebook community that you will remain a part of after completing the training.

If you are a beYogi member check the member portal for a discount on Zazyoga courses.

You may have heard of Alanna Kaivalya through her music, books, or yoga teaching as she is a master at them all. Wanting to share her love of yoga with other passionate yogis, her online trainings are popular & well rounded.

They are another great option for Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Trainings with 200, 300, and 500-hour offerings through videos, a 300-page resource book, and the ability to interact and be assessed by Alanna and her team, creating an incredibly supportive, authentic experience.

Along with providing a mixture of self-paced and community-based training with Alanna and her team, they are also available to answer any questions via email, regularly scheduled webinars, and a private online community so you know you have support throughout this process.

If you are a beYogi member check the member portal for a discount on Kaivalya courses.

9. YogaFit

If you are looking for a long-established teaching training school, we have a great recommendation! YogaFit has been bringing yoga to people worldwide since 1994. Best known for their safe and inclusive approach, they are a Yoga Teacher Training School offering RYT 200 and RYT 300 as well as a IAYT Accredited Healthcare Program and multiple Specialty Tracks all with online options.

Whether you are a fitness professional, aspiring yoga teacher, or want to expand your practice, we think YogaFit’s accessible, inclusive, and versatile trainings are great options to continue your education.

If you are a beYogi member check the member portal for a discount on YogaFit courses & yoga teacher trainings.

Also known as MVP, they offer donation based events, workshops, online yoga teacher training and in-person yoga offerings which are community focused and accessible to everyone. Vinyasa Practice has been registered with Yoga Alliance since 2016 and is currently facilitating both the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training and 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training online. 

One of their most popular continuing education courses is their Yoga Coaching Certification that blends their traditional 300 Hour advanced yoga teacher training with a Mindfulness coaching certification so that you get the best of both worlds.

If you are a beYogi member check the member portal for a discount on MVP courses & trainings. 

11. Sunlight Yoga

Chair Yoga is a wonderful way to broaden your yoga practice and offer the healing benefits of yoga to a wider community, encompassing all ages and abilities. By using a chair as a prop, Chair yoga is not only accessible to seniors, those recovering from injuries, and people with limited mobility but also offers techniques for practicing yoga on office breaks and in-school breaks for kids and teens.

This is a self-paced program with optional weekly Chair Yoga classes and monthly live training and Q&A sessions, which are also recorded so you can watch it at your convenience.  Included with the training is unlimited access to all course content during and after the completion of your training. Trainings and workshops are affordable and are live via Zoom with the support of a manual, so you have the balance of live interaction with a great resource to add to throughout your training. 

If you are a beYogi member check the member portal for a discount on Sunlight Chair courses & trainings. 

Over the past year, so much has changed in the world due to the pandemic and in some ways, there has been a lot of change for the better. Broadening yoga teacher trainings and workshops to an online community is one of those. Not only does it allow more options to choose from and more flexibility to reach your goals; it also offers the opportunity for yoga schools and teachers who would have never known of each other to work and grow together.

Michelle Finerty
Michelle has been writing professionally for over a decade. She started in the business world, focusing on cross-cultural communication and technical writing, and is now infusing the teachings of yoga with modern life, blending two of her and writing. Michelle also teaches yoga. Her classes can be found online by accessing her on-demand library which is updated on a regular basis. Check it out here:
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