Requirements for Graduation


Students must attend, fully participate in, and successfully complete the 200-hour certification course presented by Garden of Zen Yoga Studio, LLC, as more fully described in the course description materials available in the Garden of Zen Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum. 


Complete required reading and all assigned written homework. Document 20 Non-Contact Hours to include the 10 required hours of teaching Karma Classes in the community. Keep a meditation journal/log. 


1. Eight Limbs Quiz

2. Sanskrit Quiz

3. Anatomy Quiz

Must pass each with 75% or higher.

Students may retake the quiz one time, and resubmit written assignments one time.

Workshop Presentation

Create and teach a 20 minute presentation. Topics will be student choice and related to yoga or yogic lifestyle. Guidance will be available from the Director/Lead Trainer.


Sequencing and teaching a full one hour class with feedback from teacher. Practicum classes will be held near the end of the training.

Full Payment

Payment of application fee, deposit, tuition and any other make-up hours and fees that are needed to meet completion requirements.

After Graduation

*Note: Our application for RYS Certification has been submitted and is pending with Yoga Alliance.

Upon satisfactory completion of the GOZYTT program students will receive a certificate of completion. Students will then be able to register with Yoga Alliance® to become an 

RYT-200 Yoga Instructor!!!

Register with Yoga Alliance