Give Back Yoga Progams
Our research-based and clinically proven partner programs give teachers a strong framework for bringing yoga to underserved communities. Find a yoga therapy training in your area, and learn how you can foster positive body image, help at-risk youth and adults build a better life, support veterans’ recovery from PTSD and more.
The Hard & The Soft Yoga Teacher Trainings
Take your practice out into the world.
Join a global community of proactive leaders and explore the 8-limbed path of classical yoga with The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute, a Yoga Alliance-registered school that has trained yoga teachers since 1980. Its unique, comprehensive 200-hour and 300-hour trainings will both prepare you to practice and share the powerful therapeutic tools of asana, meditation, conscious breathing and mindfulness – and pave the way for a career in yoga service, helping you to participate in healing the world and our planet.
Beryl Bender Birch, Program Director
Explore the three principals that shape these trainings: yoga therapy, yoga service and personal practice.