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Prospective students interested in any of the certificate programs or working towards IAYT certification are required to file an application for admission to the Yoga Therapy Program.

LMU Graduate Students. The Center has an articulation agreement with the LMU Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts that permits the admission of students in the M.A. in Yoga Studies program via a different application process. See instructions on transferring.

Prerequisites

Applicants are required to have completed the following:

  1. A 200-hour Yoga teacher training, or its equivalent in seminars, workshops, private or supervised group classes
  2. At least one year of yoga practice
  3. At least one year of yoga teaching*

*We realize not all applicants will have completed this prerequisite by the time of admission.  As such, admitted students will be allowed to complete the teaching requirement during their first year in the program (which is permissible under IAYT guidelines).

Application

Please read this section carefully. After entering your personal information below, attach and submit the documentation outlined below. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Files must be attached electronically as '.pdf' only. No other formats will be accepted.

Applicants are admitted on a rolling basis. The priority deadline is Thursday, October 1, 2020. Applications submitted after this date will be considered based on space availability. Questions should be directed to Ms. Felicia Tomasko, academic advisor, at Felicia.Tomasko@lmu.edu.