LOAY Teacher Training

The Dharma Yoga Life of a Yogi Teacher Training Programs are ideal for both seasoned teachers and dedicated practitioners. Our goal is to disseminate classical yoga in the lineage of living Yoga Master Sri Dharma Mittra, and to impart its essence by means of Divinely-realized techniques.The essential tools for teaching Dharma Yoga will be shared by Sri Dharma Mittra and his long-time senior teachers. These teacher training immersions are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to change your life and give you the tools to teach.

Upcoming  LOAY 200-hour Teacher Training dates:

January 31 – February 9, 2020
July 3 – 12, 2020

Upcoming LOAY 500-hour Teacher Training dates (two modules):

August 9 – 16, 2020 & October 18 – 25, 2020

Upcoming LOAY 700/1000-hour Teacher Training dates:

April 26 – May 3, 2020

Upcoming LOAY 800/1000-hour Teacher Training dates:


200-hour Life of a Yogi Teacher Training

This program is an exploration of yoga with emphasis placed on mastering both physically and through teaching the Dharma I and Dharma Gentle series. Also covered at the 200-hour level are: physical anatomy, psychic anatomy, Pranayama, Deep Relaxation and philosophy discourses.
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500-hour Life of a Yogi Teacher Training

This program is an opportunity for certified 200-hour teachers of both Dharma Yoga and other lineages to take an in-depth look at the entire sacred science of yoga through the lens of Sri Dharma Mittra’s almost half century of practice and teaching. The emphasis is on taking one’s personal practice to the next level and on mastering all aspects of the Dharma II and Dharma III series.
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700/1000-hour Life of a Yogi Teacher Training

The 700-hour Advanced Teacher Training (DY LOAY TT) program is a high level teacher training offered by the DYC. All applicants for this program must have completed the 500-hour DY LOAY TT program and achieved certification, in addition to meeting the program’s entrance requirements listed in the entries above for the 200- and 500-hour DY LOAY TT programs. For those who have completed the 800-hour DY LOAY TT program and achieved certification, a 1000-hour certificate will be issued upon completion. Preference will be given to those who have also completed the 200-hour DY LOAY program.
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800/1000-hour Life of a Yogi Teacher Training

The 800-hour program is an advanced and intense immersion focusing on Psychic Development, Dharma IV and Yoga Nidra and requires an advanced and committed regular practice of all applicants seeking admission. According to Sri Dharma Mittra, applicants must have been practicing yoga regularly for at least one year, must be reverent, strictly vegetarian, disciplined, obedient, moderate in sleep and diet, already possess some degree of self-control and already possess some desire for liberation.
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“By keeping the Ethical Rules, gradually we’ll reach all beings everywhere. Then there will be Divine Love everywhere.” -Sri Dharma Mittra