Prime of Life Yoga®


The Certificate Program in Prime of Life Yoga is a one-semester specialty program for Yoga teachers and dedicated students focusing on Yoga for midlife and beyond.  This program offers an overall lifestyle approach to Yoga that includes asana that is accommodating, covering everyday bio mechanics, management of common aches and pains and weight reduction with Yoga, gait training, stress reduction and sleeping tips. A balanced presentation of an online course and a four-day intensive.

The course is made up of partial home study of 25 hours combined with a 25-hour four day intensive course. Yoga Alliance has agreed to count this as continuing education credit for their program. Upon completion of the 50 hours of study, participants will receive a certificate in Prime of Life Yoga.

Home study is done online through LMU Blackboard prior to the course, and at the individual’s own pace. At the conclusion of the 25-hour home study, participants meet for a four-day intensive course. The program runs one semester. Participants who complete the Prime of Life Yoga® certificate program will earn a total of 5.0 LMU Extension semester hours and a certificate of completion from Loyola Marymount University. Tuition is $985 for the program. *Schedules and tuition are subject to change.*

In order to register for a POLY credential and use POLY after your name, you must have completed POLY Levels I & II unless you were previously grandfathered in, or you are also a graduate of YTRx Level II and above. **In order to teach a POLY class, you must have an RYT-200 credential from Yoga Alliance or another approved course.**

For detailed information on the program please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions


Prime of Life Yoga® Teacher Training: Level I

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For Yoga teachers and serious students. 4 day intensive of 25 hours and on-line portion of 25 hours. A breath-oriented practice for mid-life and beyond, inspired  by the contemporary teachings of the late Professor Sri T Krishnamacharya and his son TKV Desikachar. 


Prime of Life Yoga® Teacher Training: Level II

Our first POLY Level II training in California, home of Samata Yoga and Prime of Life Yoga®! The course includes a 25-hour home study online portion, plus the 4-day in-person intensive. The online course is available to registered students 2 months before the class.

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