Deepen your practice of Yoga by immersing yourself in the study of yoga. Whether you are a student of yoga, an instructor in need of professional development, or simply looking to quench your own curiosity, the Center for Religion and Spirituality has something for you.

Workshops and Events

Professional conferences, workshops, evening lectures and other special events at the Center are open to the public. Please find a listing of upcoming events on our Calendar of Events.

Certificate and Professional Programs

Each certificate and professional program is uniquely tailored to enable participants to update their skills and knowledge, advance their careers, or assist with a desired change in profession. For some programs, tuition assistance is available for those who qualify.

Teacher Trainings

Our Yoga Alliance® registered teacher trainings offer prospective and current teachers the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the concepts the Yoga tradition, teaching business, and methodologies.

Vinyasa Krama Yoga Summer Institute

This two-week summer institute is open to all students and teachers of Yoga interested in learning more about Yoga in the tradition of Sri T. Krishnamacharya, considered the father of modern Yoga and one of the most influential teachers of the 20th Century. The Institute is directed by Srivatasa Ramaswami, Krishnamacharya’s longest-standing student outside his own family. Learn more >>

Graduate Degree Program

The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Yoga Studies provides deep study of the Yoga tradition from multiple perspectives. The program produces knowledgeable leaders in the field of Yoga. Post-graduation, our students have gone on to further study in related doctoral programs, have begun teaching Yoga in undergraduate institutions, opened centers and studios, found leadership work in Yoga media companies, and work to train other teachers in Yoga. Learn more >>