Enhanced Yoga Instructor

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Program Information

  • Location: Mequon Campus
  • Pathway: Healthcare
  • Program Code: 30-546-1
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: Technical Diploma
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Enhanced Yoga Instructor Diploma


The Enhanced Yoga Instructor (EYI) is a wellness professional who has advanced knowledge to allow for interprofessional relationships within the medical community. The program goal is to educate EYIs beyond the role of teaching public classes – to elevate them to trusted wellness practitioners/partners within the healthcare community; with enhanced skills in working with special populations, injury prevention and mindfulness for a holistic approach to wellness for individuals and communities. 

There has been an increase in the number of Americans practicing yoga for wellness and more physicians are suggesting patients do yoga for health benefits. 

Graduates are able to register with the Yoga Alliance at the RYT500 designation.



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2024-25 Curriculum

Course Course Name Credits
EYI-101 History and Foundation of Yoga 1
EYI-110 Functional Movement 3
EYI-120 Asana, Sequencing and Structure 2
EYI-130 Mindfulness and Meditation 2
EYI-140 Business Ethics in Yoga  1
EYI-220 Anatomical Variations   3
EYI-230 Teaching Methodology  2
EYI-210 Energetics and Subtle Body 2
EYI-240 Adaptive Yoga   1



Workplace Communication

(or) ENG-195 Written Communication ‡




‡ Prerequisites required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

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Important Dates

This program is an open entry program - students can enroll in open entry programs when enrollment begins each semester.

  • No prerequisite courses
  • Fall start: Registration for classes begins in April
  • Spring start: Registration for classes begins in November

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Events Calendar

Program Outcomes

  • Create and lead classes for individuals or groups that promote holistic health through movement and mindfulness
  • Apply foundational knowledge to adapt to the specific needs of their students, working with disease processes, injuries, or special needs
  • Communicate and partner with other healthcare professionals as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide cohesive patient care
  • Provide services within their scope of practice, informing and referring students to appropriate resources and services when needs are outside of their scope
  • Assume ethical and professional responsibility to assure the safety and well-being of their students/clients

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program will have skills and knowledge beyond teaching in a gym/studio setting, so they can become part of an interdisciplinary team related to an individual’s wellness.

Graduates are able to register with the Yoga Alliance at the RYT500 designation.

Possible Careers

Yoga Teacher
Yoga Therapist
Yoga Health Practitioner
Interdisciplinary Wellness Team Member

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma or GED



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Last updated: 03/22/2024