Become a Certified Teacher

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 PATHWAY TO MASTERY

Baptiste Power Yoga is recognized for having some of the best yoga teaching professionals in the world, with hundreds of trained teachers worldwide, all who are dedicated to causing deep community everywhere and with everyone.

They are a dynamic global tribe of individuals who are up to something bigger than themselves and committed to transforming the lives of people everywhere—from the local level of community to people with diverse cultures, customs, languages and life circumstances.

Baptiste Power Yoga Instructor Credential

In completing Level One: Journey into Power Training or the Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher Course, you have the opportunity to pass the post course exam and receive a Baptiste Power Yoga Credential. This credential gives you the designation of Baptiste Power Yoga Instructor. This designation is for anyone who wants to further develop and empower themselves through the Journey Into Power practice as well as those who are inspired to teach Baptiste Power Yoga and hold a formal credential.

These credentials puts you on track towards becoming a Tier 1: Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Leader.

Complete Level One: Journey Into Power Training

or

Complete Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher Course.

Upon completion of either of the two above requirements, you will receive a link to take your course online methodology exam.

Once you pass with a score of 80% or better, you have now obtained your teaching credential and are part of the Certified Teacher Development Program.

As part of the Certified Teacher Development Program, you will be charged an annual dues payment of $200 (USD). There is an application fee of $50 to process your exam and register you into the pathway.

  • Level One Graduates will have accrued 100 Total CEU hours with Baptiste Yoga
  • Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher Course graduates will have accrued 15 hours with Baptiste Yoga
    • These hours are applied towards your Tier 1 accrual.

TIERS OF CERTIFICATION WITH BAPTISTE POWER YOGA

Our Certified Leaders are training and developed in the distinctions of the Baptiste Power Yoga Methodology, and have hands-on experience in expressing them effectively. They remain active in the Baptiste Power Yoga community and ongoingly develop themselves to bring to life the essential practices of Baptiste Power Yoga in a way that is engaging, empowering, and generates real results for all people.

When you have completed all of the necessary requirements (listed below) you are eligible to apply and become a Tier 1: Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Leader and join our global community of certified teachers. With this certification you represent an esteemed body of leaders that share Baptiste Power Yoga in the world and can declare publicly that you are a Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher in your classes, marketing and promotions.

Educational Requirements to apply:

Complete Level One: Journey into Power Training

Complete Level Two: Sannyasin's Journey Training within 4 years of each other

You are eligible to apply for your RYT-200 hour designation with the Yoga Alliance after completing Level One and Level Two.

Complete Baptiste Assisting Course

Complete 30 elective program hours with Baptiste Yoga (see below for a list of approved elective program hours)

Complete 55 documented hours of classroom teaching of Baptiste Power Yoga to the public.

Pass the Tier 1 Methodology Exam with a score of 80% or better.

Complete a CPR course and submit proof of completion via your application for certification.

As part of the Certified Teacher Development Program, you will be charged an annual dues payment of $200 (USD). There is an application fee of $50 to process your exam and register you into Tier 1.

You will have accrued 300 total CEU hours with Baptiste Power Yoga

Click here to view Baptiste Power Yoga elective hours for certification.

Our Certified Educators are committed to sharing Baptiste Power Yoga to bring about a fundamental shift in what’s possible for all human beings. They have developed skillfulness in creating the environment for those fundamental shifts occur and are dedicated to causing deep community everywhere and with everyone.

When you have completed all of the necessary requirements (listed below) you are eligible to apply and become a Tier 2: Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Educator.

Educational Requirements to apply:

Hold Tier 1 Status

Accrue a total of 500 documented hours of classroom teaching, leading workshops and/or facilitating teacher training experiences

Accrue a total of 250 approved elective program hours with Baptiste Power Yoga

Pass the Tier 2 Methodology Exam with a score of 80% or better.

Have a current CPR certificate.

As part of the Certified Teacher Development Program you will continue to be charged an annual dues payment of $200 (USD). There is an application fee of $50 to process your exam and upgrade your Tier Status.

You will have accrued 750 additional hours of CEU’s with Baptiste Power Yoga

You are eligible to apply for your RYT-500 hour designation with the Yoga Alliance

Click here to view Baptiste Power Yoga elective hours for certification.

Our Certified Influencers have developed themselves into natural leaders and an effective educators of the principles and practices of the Baptiste Power Yoga Methodology. They are trained to powerfully and naturally alter what happens in the classroom environment as a natural expression of who they are. They are part of a group of leaders and teachers with unprecedented power and ability, they leave a life-affirming footprint in the world.

When you have completed all of the necessary requirements (listed below) you are eligible to apply and become a Tier 3: Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Influencer.

Educational Requirements to apply:

Accrued a total of 1000 documented hours of teaching, leading workshops and/or facilitating teacher training experiences

Complete FIT To Lead program

Have a current CPR certificate.

Pass the Tier 3 Methodology Exam with a score of 80% or better.

As part of the Certified Teacher Development Program you will continue to be charged an annual dues payment of $200 (USD). There is a $50 fee to process your exam and upgrade your Tier status.

You will have accrued an additional 1500 hours of CEU’s with Baptiste Power Yoga.

Click here to view Baptiste Power Yoga elective hours for certification.

MAINTAINING & UP-LEVELING YOUR CERTIFICATION

In order to maintain your current certification:

You are required to attend 50 hours of Baptiste Institute approved programs in person or online every 3 years.

You are required to pay annual dues of $200.

Step 1. Maintain your current Certification

Step 2. Complete the Educational Requirements for the Tier of Certification you are up-leveling to.

AND

Complete required Classroom Teaching Experience Hours for the Tier you are up-leveling to.

Step 3. Apply for the next Tier of Certification!

*You will need to go through the application and exam process for each Level Certificate and Tier of Certification

CERTIFICATION DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM APPLICATION STEPS:

Step 1. Submit initial application form.

Provide proof of completing required programs Teaching hours and commit to Terms & Conditions of Certification

Step 2. Pay your yearly dues of $200 and a $50 application fee.

*Please allow 7-10 business days to receive the STEP 3 details via email.

Step 3. Complete and pass (80%) the exam specific to your level.

Step 4. Receive your Certificate upon passing the exam.

200hr Baptiste Yoga Teaching Certificate Course: Expand Your Power

This program qualifies as 200 elective hours and can be applied towards your Baptiste Power Yoga Tier 1 Certification. If you have completed this course since 2015, your hours are eligible for application.

Yoga Alliance Equivalency

Level One: Journey into Power Training

and either of the two courses:

Level Two: Sannyasin's Journey

or

FIT TO LEAD

Certified Teacher Development Program

ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE HOURS CAN INCLUDE:

BAPTISTE PROGRAM TYPE OF PARTICIPATION HOURS
200hr Baptiste Yoga Teaching Certificate Course: Expand Your Power attend 200
40 Days to Personal Revolution Facilitation Training attend 50
40 Days to Personal Revolution Program* lead 25
Advanced Art of Assisting attend 15
Affiliate Empowerment Summit attend 30
Apprentice a weeklong program** attend 120
Art of Assisting attend 15
Art of True North Alignment attend 15
Assist a short program** attend 20
Assist a weeklong program** attend 120
Baptiste Assisting Course attend 15
Baptiste Power Yoga Global Summit attend 35
Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher Course attend 15
Being of Power attend 7
Global Certified Teacher Summit attend 25
FIT to Lead retake 250
Kids Yoga Teacher Training (weeklong) attend 95
Kids Yoga Teacher Training (day) attend 7
Level One: Journey Into Power retake from 2013 or after 100
Level Two: The Sannyasin's Journey retake from 2013 or after 100
Level Three: Beyond Borders attend 100
Personal Revolution Bootcamp attend 75
Power of Play Bootcamp (digital course) complete 30
Baptiste Foundation Unbreakable program attend or lead 20
Baptiste Foundation Unstoppable program attend or lead 8
*These elective hours count only towards required classroom teaching experience hours for Tier 2 and above.
**All assisting hours for any of the above Baptiste Yoga programs count towards elective hours. Assisting hours do not count as having completed the program.