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Admission Guidelines
Fall 2014

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:

  1. Minimum Six (6) months of regular Bikram Yoga practice at an affiliated studio
    Students with home-practice only. Please contact Sharon at sharon@bikramyoga.com

  2. Letter of Recommendation from the studio director of the affiliated studio where you have satisfied (A) requirement (or see below).

  3. Minimum 21 years of age.

  4. Show proficiency in postures.

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.

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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.

1. ONLINE APPLICATION

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.

Students with chronic illness taking medication need to inform us before the training, and not during the training, failure to do so may result in you been asked to leave the training.

Students that have any physical and or medical condition that may impede or limit their postures will be required to show photos of their posture limitations in advance of being accepted to the training for review.

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 sharon@bikramyoga.com

5. PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION

Send us 2 clear copies of your passport or copy of your driver's license.

6. 2x PASSPORT size 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 COVER DURING THE 9 WEEKS OF TRAINING.

9. PAYMENT

The total payment for the course including accommodations is 11,400 dollars (2 students per room).
Tuition and single room is $15,500.
We appreciate payment in full with your application.

Make checks payable to Bikram Choudhury. If paying by credit card, please complete the credit card information on the Teacher Training Agreement authorizing your credit card payment to us. If you would like to send payment through wire transfer please contact Sharon@bikramyoga.com and allow an additional $30 for bank fees (we can only confirm what reaches our account any additional bank fees will be charged to you).

We look forward to seeing you soon in Thailand!!

Please mail all the above together to:


Teacher Training Registration
Bikram's Yoga College of India
11500 W. Olympic Boulevard, Suite 150,
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Tel: 310-8545800
Fax: 310-405 7310

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