We will guide and tell you everything you need to know about becoming a Bikram Yoga Teacher. We will start with the eligibility criteria and then tell you how to complete and submit your application and forward all the necessary documents and papers.
Pre-Requisites : You must satisfy (A), (B), (C) and (D) to be admitted to Teacher Training:
If due to extraordinary or unique circumstances, you are unable to satisfy the above prerequisites or your studio owner refuses to give you a letter of recommendation, you may submit a written description of your situation for consideration to Sharon, at Teacher Training Registration Sharon@BikramYoga.com
All of our affiliated studios are listed on our website. Please click here to see if the studio is affiliated. Be aware that misrepresentation regarding the extent of your Bikram Yoga practice may constitutes grounds for dismissal from the Teacher Training or non-certification as a Bikram Yoga teacher.
PLEASE SEND IN THE FOLLOWING TO APPLY:
Forms are in Acrobat PDF. You can download it free Here
PLEASE PRINT AND MAIL ALL PAPERWORK TO THE ADDRESS.
Fill out this online application in detail. Print the application. Send the printed application in with the other items requested.
2. MEDICAL CONSENT AND WAIVER (download)
Obtain the signature of a licensed physician on the attached Medical Consent and Waiver Form certifying that you are physically capable of enduring the rigors of the entire Teacher Training session. Please make sure your doctor's name and contact information is legible.
3. TEACHER TRAINING AGREEMENT (download)
Please read your teacher training agreement. You must abide by its terms and conditions. Initial each page and complete PAGE 12 in full, after reading and then sign in the space provided. Make a copy for your records. Please return the entire agreement with your application.
4. LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION (download)
Must be signed by your affiliated BYCOI studio director (who is a Bikram Certified Teacher) that you've practiced with for at least 6 months. The letter must accompany the complete teacher training application.
If you are unable to get a letter of recommendation from one of our studios or your studio owner refuses to give you a letter of recommendation you may submit a written description of your situation for consideration to Sharon at firstname.lastname@example.org
5. PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION
Send us 2 clear copies of your passport or copy of your driver's license.
6. 2x PASSPORT SIZED PHOTOS (please no copies)
7. 3x POSTURE PHOTO'S
Please submit 3 photo's of the following postures with your application 1. Standing head to knee, 2. Backward bending 3. Triangle.(one of each posture)
8. PROOF OF MEDICAL/HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE DURING THE 9 WEEKS OF TRAINING.
The total payment for the course including accommodations is 12,500 dollars (2 students per room).
We look forward to seeing you soon in Atlantic City!
Please mail all the above together to:
Teacher Training Registration