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This is the perfect yoga teacher training program for fitness pros. You will learn exactly how to teach classes on-on-one, in a small group, a large group, and even live online video classes!


Sport Yoga is a comprehensive online yoga teacher training program for yoga enthusiasts, personal trainers, current yoga instructors, and wellness professionals. Learn how you can quickly and easily add yoga to your fitness business and expand your career now.

  • Easier for beginners to perform
  • Faster for instructors to learn
  • Based on Hatha yoga, covers traditional sports stretching
  • Pilates® mat exercises and martial arts warm-ups

Your opportunity to become a yoga instructor has never been better than RIGHT NOW!

Our easy-to-follow system gives you everything you need to become a qualified yoga instructor!

Your benefits of enrolling in the NESTA Sport Yoga Teacher Training Course:

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  • You will save time. You won’t have to wait for expensive workshops that MAY NOT be offered near your home
  • You will save money (no travel expenses, no time off work)
  • You will become successful in the fitness industry while helping people feel better and improve their health

The Sport Yoga Digital Manual (easily printed) covers the following topics:

An Introduction to Sport Yoga Teacher Training
What is Sport Yoga?
Course Objectives
Requirements to Complete Instructor training program
An Overview of teaching Sport Yoga
Your Role as a Sport yoga instructor
Safety Concerns, Responsibilities to the client
Commonly asked Questions and Answers
Principles of Sport Yoga
Yoga Breathing Basics
Meditation and Relaxation
Lines of energy
Proper Body Alignment
Warm-up and Heat building Pose Flow
Sport Yoga Basics
Pose Breakdown: Description, Health Benefits
Sport Yoga Stretching
Integrating Sport Yoga to Sports Specific Training

You get EVERYTHING you need to begin your career as a yoga instructor!

Because of our special way of presenting the material, it is a simple process. The videos and manual move slowly and steadily through each pose, movement and breathing pattern. You are able to pause the video and take notes, or practice the movements at any time. The learning method is simple and straight forward.

I am so grateful for the NESTA certification programs. I completed the Sport Yoga program and started my own business two weeks later. The program is extremely well designed. It effectively combines written text along with a series of videos, which enable the student to thoroughly grasp each concept. I truly appreciated the accessibility to Dr. John Spencer Ellis and his staff. They are available to answer all questions, and encourage you to achieve your goals. There is absolutely no other certification program like it.

After completing the program, I felt 100% confident in my ability to pass along my knowledge to my students. As I mentioned earlier, I now have my own business in South Orange County, and I absolutely love what I do. Helping people attain their fitness goals and making a living doing it is a dream come true. I would encourage any fitness enthusiast to complete this program! Thanks so much NESTA!

Deana R

Here’s an example of your potential income teaching Sport Yoga

Six of your neighbors want to take your Sport Yoga™ class. You hold a small class in a community recreation room or park, someone’s basement, or a converted garage. Each person pays $15 per class. You make $90 per class. It’s that simple! So, basically, you will teach less than 4 classes and become profitable!

You can also conduct workshops, clinics and workplace yoga programs. You can make videos and start an online yoga community. Your possibilities are endless.

Turn your passion into profit while enhancing the lives of your clients.

Sport Yoga Instructor Course Details

Continuing Education Units: NESTA 1.5 CEUs, ISSA 20 CEUs, Spencer Institute 1.5 CEUs, ITCA 1.5 CEUs, MMACA 1.5 CEUs

Recertification Requirements: None. Certificate does not expire

Prerequisites: Moderate flexibility, comprehension of English, basic fitness experience

You will learn:

1. Your role as a mentor, guide, and example.
2. Proper communication, body and verbal language as a yoga instructor
3. The importance of being clear, consistent, and concise in describing each pose and movement.
4. You will have the knowledge to safely and effectively lead an individual and/or group in a Sport Yoga class with confidence and grace.

Learning Format: Online format of materials including video PowerPoint lectures, comprehensive digital manual, and non-proctored online exam. Internet access is required. Immediate online access is provided upon order completion.

The only technology you will need is an Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash video player.
Both of these are installed on 98% of all computers.
If needed, they are FREE: Get Adobe Reader or Get Adobe Flash player

Online training materials are Microsoft Windows and Mac compatible.

Exam Requirements: Passing a 100 multiple choice, true/false questions, non-proctored online exam with 70% or higher. Three attempts at the exam are given. Results are known immediately.

Retest Fee: $95 retest fee applies if the passing requirement is not met at the end of the third exam attempt.

Completion Time: Approximately 30 -40 hours of study (complete within one year of purchase)

Earn the title of “Sport Yoga Instructor”

What are my career options? How will I make a living with this credential?

The great thing about becoming a NESTA Sport Yoga Instructor is that you have endless career and business opportunities. Some primary careers include: Working with clients at a gym, health club, fitness center, spa or resort. You can train and coach your clients indoors or outside. You can also operate your own facility. You can train and coach clients one-on-one in their home, your home, or your office. Many experts with this credential train in groups to help more people and earn more money per hour. In addition, you can seek out alternative (and frequently very lucrative career opportunities) as a blogger, writer, podcast host, author, online content provider, online video host or publisher of digital education products. You can also offer your services online to individuals, small groups or large groups. You can use fun online communication/collaboration platforms such Skype, Google Hangout or iChat for your training/coaching services. You can become an expert for authority websites such as WebMD, eHow and Livestrong.  You can become a frequent expert guest on podcasts, radio shows, TV talk shows, news programs or in industry publications. The list of opportunities is truly endless.  Nothing is hold you back. So, go make a difference today!

How will I get clients?

This is actually much easier than you may be thinking right now. Here are some examples: Facebook is an excellent resource. An account is free and building a fan page takes less than 5 minutes. You can advertising to very specific groups of people who want and need your services. Of course, you can also use Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and your other favorite social media platforms.  It’s 100% FREE. Create and post a press release about your business launch. It’s simple and free to syndicate your press releases across the web. Creating a blog for your business is very fast and essential free. We have resources for your online marketing needs here. You can make training/coaching videos and post them to Youtube. When you offer this valuable free help, people get to know you and learn to like you. In return, they want to know more and they are directed back to your Facebook fan page or blog for details.  Of course, you can post your videos to all video sites for an even great reach. Adding your business to Yelp is also a great idea.  It gets ranked high on Google which makes your job even easier. Make sure you also add your business profile to Google Local.  That’s another free and easy way to get clients. As for off-line client-getting strategies, you can do any of the following: attend local charity events, speak at community events, do a lunch-and-learn at a local business, volunteer for a local charity, distribute door hangers, post flyers, add a graphic/banner to your car, and the list goes on and on.  Once you get started, you’ll see how easy it is to do.  Now that you know what you need to do, you just need to implement and the clients will come in on a regular basis.

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