Integral Health Fellowship (IHF)

IHF Yoga Teacher Training

RYS 200 Yoga Alliance

The Integral Health Fellowship (IHF) Program is an intensive 2-year program that awards need-based scholarships to participants with low-income, to become Certified Yoga Teachers through Niroga's 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training. Fellows pay forward their scholarship by committing to teach 100-hours of yoga to underserved communities within one year of the completing the yoga teacher training.

Learn Yoga: Learn the authentic practice of yoga in a supportive and diverse community

Live Yoga: Deepen your practice and live in greater alignment with what you truly value

GIVE Yoga: Support social transformation by bringing trauma-informed yoga back to your community

People of color are highly encouraged to apply.

The IHF program is made possible through partial funding from Alameda County Public Health Department and Yoga Dana Foundation.


Dynamic Mindfulness in school

"The classes and Saturday trainings support my practice of incorporating yoga and philosophy into my daily life. It has been very rewarding."
- IHF Participant, 2015


  • A sincere desire to learn, grow, serve, and integrate yoga into one's life on and off the mat.
  • Must have a family/household gross income between 0 and 300% of the 2015 Federal 2015 Federal Poverty Guidelines, please click here for more information.
  • At least 1-year of consistent yoga practice experience in a class setting and/or at home.
  • Must be at least 18-years old, and have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Attendance of two designated teacher training classes in 2016, taught at Niroga Yoga Studio in Berkeley. At least one class with BK or Rosalind is recommended.
    • Monday - 10:30-11:45am; 7:30-8:45pm
    • Tuesday - 6:00-7:15pm
    • Wednesday - 10:30am-12:00pm; 7:30-8:45pm
    • Thursday - 6:00-7:15pm
    • Friday - 10:30-11:45am


Dynamic Mindfulness in school

"The balance between anatomy, physiology, philosophy, and asana has been wonderful. I'm so grateful for the opportunity to reflect this way about yoga, my teaching and my entire life."
- IHF Participant, 2014


  • Attendance of IHF Program Orientation and Service Orientation
    • Dates coming soon
  • Attendance of 2 weekly yoga classes at the Niroga Yoga Studio
  • Attendance of twice monthly Saturday sessions at the Niroga Training Center.
  • Successful completion of Niroga's 200-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher Training Program. This includes class attendance, weekend sessions and weekly homework.
  • 100 hours of yoga community service in Alameda County within 1-year of completing Niroga's 200-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher Training Program.
    • Yoga Teacher Certification will only be provided after the completion of the 100-hour service commitment.
  • Regular access to E-mail, and reasonable proficiency with computers, for assignment submissions and program communication.

Tuition and Application

Applications are now open. Application Deadline is June 27, 2016.

If you interested in applying for an IHF scholarship to our Yoga Teacher Training program, please follow this application process.

Scholarships for Niroga's Yoga Teacher Training Program are based on level of need. Find out the amount of scholarship for which you qualify.


IHF Applications for the 2016-2017 cohort are due June 27, 2016.

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