Become an Affiliate in the Teacher Training

World Conscious Yoga Family Yoga Teacher Training Affiliate Program

The World Conscious Yoga Family (WCYF) Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) Affiliate Program provides the opportunity, experience and support to become WCYF Akhanda YTT Faculty in India and/or to operate your own affiliated WCYF Akhanda YTT program, using the Akhanda Yoga Teacher Training Syllabus and Manuals.

Yogrishi Vishvketu with Eesha Etsuko Ito

Who can apply?

In order to be considered for the program, you must be a graduate of an Akhanda 200 hour and/or 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) course(s).  Successful candidates will be motivated and enthusiastic self-starters with strong leadership skills, who will extend themselves during the apprenticeship to assist in any way deemed appropriate by the teaching staff and help to facilitate the smooth running of the YTT.

What are the steps involved?

  1. Apply by contacting
  2. Successfully complete apprenticeship process in India
  3. Once endorsed by WCYF, agree to the terms and conditions of the Akhanda Yoga Teacher Training Affiliate Contract.


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Apprenticeship in India:

What is the opportunity?

  • Experience of administrating, running and teaching the WCYF Yoga Teacher Training program
  • Qualified to teach (by invitation) in Akhanda YTT programs as the opportunities arise
  • Direct mentorship from Yogrishi Vishvketu and experienced faculty
  • Experience of living and participating in Ashram activities
  • Growth through experience deepening your own yoga practice, teaching skills
  • Ongoing support and feedback

Your Commitment:

  • Travel and ashram costs during the YTT in which you are apprenticing
  • Your time and full participation in the program
  • Review and agree to the terms and conditions outlined in the Akhanda Yoga Apprenticeship Contract

As an apprentice, what is expected of me?

The Akhanda Yoga Apprenticeship Contract details the specific responsibilities. To give you an idea, during the Apprenticeship, you will:

  • MEET WITH teachers prior, during and after the course to understand needs of participants, goals in the sessions, how to assist, issues as they arise
  • OBSERVE sessions, students, teachers, provide feedback, practicums
  • ASSIST with any set up, take down and activities during sessions, scheduling and organizing that needs be done, and administration as it comes up
  • CREATE and LEAD parts of sessions, as appropriate, and coordinated with lead teacher

Become an Akhanda Yoga Affiliate:

What is the opportunity?

  • Gain skills both as teacher and administrator through the apprenticeship
  • Become WCYF faculty, qualified to teach in the Akhanda YTT programs
  • Use of reputable and internationally accredited (YA Standards) YTT Syllabus
  • Tools and templates to support successful administration and running of course
  • Listing and links on Akhanda Yoga website as an Akhanda Yoga affiliate school
  • Access to Mentorship from senior WCYF faculty
  • Use of copyrighted WCYF Teacher Training Manuals and teaching materials
  • Updates and materials as published
  • With groups of 16+, possibility of requesting Yogrishi Vishvketu to teach a portion of the YTT (at extra expense)

What is my commitment?

  • Royalty fee (see contract) per course run
  • Fee for listing as affiliate membership (paid to Yoga Alliance)
  • Yogrishi Vishvketu travel, accommodation and fee if invited to teach in your course
  • Offer exclusively the Akhanda Yoga Teacher Training Program

What steps do I take to become an Affiliate?

  • Complete the Apprenticeship process
  • Refer to to understand fully the requirements for YTT 200 hour course and how the WCYF syllabus meets those requirements
  • Review and agree to the terms and conditions outlined in the Akhanda Yoga Teacher Training Affiliate Contract

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