YTT Apprenticeship Program

For YTT 200 Graduates

YTT 200 and 300 Apprentice Program

Mount Madonna Center’s Yoga Teacher Training 200 hour level Apprentice Program provides structure for your development within our Yoga Teacher Training programs to create a progressive sequence of learning opportunities. It also provides an opportunity for growth in your personal development as a teacher and a student. You can either apprentice or assist.

Program Prerequisites

Apprentice Prerequisites

  • YTT200 or YTT300 at Mount Madonna Center
  • 50 hours of yoga teaching experience within the last 12 months
  • Having a regular sadhana practice which includes the 4 purifications and meditation
  • Mentoring abilities

Note: Apprentices do not teach morning asana classes; they apprentice both sadhana and asana classes.

Assistant Prerequisites

  • Having apprenticed at MMC YTT for two previous YTT sessions
  • MMC teaching experience (classes, retreats, workshops, or programs)
  • 100 hours yoga teaching experience within the last 12 months
  • A regular sadhana practice
  • Mentoring abilities
  • Organizational skills
  • Being a responsible team worker
  • Yoga Committee approved

Note: Assistants may teach morning asana classes.

Teacher Prerequisites

  • Having been an Assistant at MMC for a minimum of two YTT sessions
  • Completed YTT300 from a Yoga Alliance approved school
  • Willingness to take full responsibility for class(es) taught, including preparation, in-­‐class aides, homework, etc. as curriculum requires.
  • Yoga Committee approved

Senior Teacher Prerequisites

  • 5+ years as Teacher

To Apply

Please fill out our online Apprenticeship application form.

Apply Here