Thank you for your interest in Meditation Teacher Training!  Please complete this application and submit to us with your $50 application fee. (Application fee is non-refundable. If you enrolled in the Institute when you took the Art and Science of Raja Yoga course, you may have already paid this fee.)

All information is confidential. Membership, affiliation, or participation at Ananda are not required to take this course.

Meditation practice:  You should have already established a personal practice of meditation for a period of at least one year.  Naturally, the more experience and consistent practice you have had with meditation, the better.

It is not necessary that you have a Hatha yoga (postures) practice.

Prerequisite courseThe Art and Science of Raja Yoga is a prerequisite course to taking Meditation Teacher Training.  If you are taking the Art and Science of Raja Yoga while taking Meditation Teacher Training, special fees apply as you will be taking the Raja course for ‘credit’ as part of the Institute.

So, if you are ready, let us begin!


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Art and Science of Raja Yoga

Where did you take the course?
Did you take it for credit (by paying requisite fees & completing the homework)?

Your Interest in Meditation Teacher Training

Your Current Life Responsibilities

Which best describes your life at this time? Check one:(Required)

This course requires attendance for 6 Saturdays (10:30am-5:30pm, or it taking for Yoga Alliance credit 9am-5:30pm.) You also are required to audit two meditation classes (online or in-person) and will need time for reading, assignments. There will be an in-class final exam.

Your Meditation Practice

If so, where do you expect to teach? Check all that apply:

Your Health

All responses are confidential. This information is used only to better assist you in the program, not to screen participants.

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Please note: Although the practice of yoga and meditation has been shown to have important physical and mental health benefits, such practices are not to be viewed as a substitute for professional medical treatment, supervision, or counsel. We caution students not to discontinue prescribed medication, treatments, or medical supervision during enrollment in courses at the Institute. It is specifically a condition of attendance at the Institute be physically and mentally able to participate, be respectful of all, and actively calm.

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Thank you and with blessings!