On Campus Program

Teaching Yoga to Athletes


More and more athletes are crediting yoga with taking their performance to the next level—which means there’s an increasing demand for yoga teachers who specialize in this field.

Join author and expert yoga teacher Sage Rountree as she teaches you the many ways to modify your yoga classes for athletes of various sports and levels of experienceSage has multifaceted experience as a coach, athlete, and teacher working with endurance-sports athletes and collegiate teams. In this intensive training, you will learn about

  • The needs, abilities, and limitations that athletes bring to yoga practice
  • How to develop sequences appropriate for a variety of needs in the training cycle
  • A survey of exercise physiology relevant to yoga 
  • The pedagogy and business of working with athletes
  • The parallels between yoga and sports training.

Return home with the confidence and skills you need to share yoga’s benefits with athletes.

Note This program is suitable for yoga teachers, coaches, PE teachers, and personal trainers. 

Recommended reading Sage Rountree, The Athlete’s Guide to Yoga and Everyday Yoga

Included in Your Stay


Daily Yoga Classes

3 All-Natural Meals Access to the Kripalu Grounds

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Suitable For
Program Theme
All Yoga


Sage Rountree, PhD, E-RYT 500, author of several books on yoga, trains teachers from all disciplines at the 200- and 500-hour levels

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