Does any of this sound familiar to you?

  • “I have some curvy students come to my classes (or I want them to), but I’m always a little bit nervous about how best to support them without offending them.”
  • I want to make my classes welcoming for curvy bodies, but I don’t want to leave anyone else out by making the class too hard or too simple.”
  • “I want to make sure I make my classes accessible for people of all shapes and sizes, but the only curves I learned about in YTT were spinal curves.”

If you’ve thought anything along those lines, Curvy Yoga Certification is just the thing! I created it to add more tools to your teaching toolbox so you can be responsive in the moment to the students in front of you — without that deer-in-the-headlights look that happens when you’re not sure what to do next.

Learning at the Speed of Your Life

Curvy Yoga Certification is an online course that combines the best of at-your-own-pace and group learning to create a robust experience for many learning styles. No travel expenses required!


Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Curvy pose instruction: The how-tos (and the how not-tos) to make this work for students of all shapes and sizes
  • The 2 key teaching questions to ask yourself to make poses work for any body
  • How to set up the teaching room for maximum accessibility
  • How to get students to actually try the poses and modifications you offer — and feel good about it
  • Navigating your own body journey and story while teaching a body-affirming class
  • Language that supports students — and isn’t awkward to deliver
  • What yoga philosophy can teach us — and our students — about body acceptance
  • Sequencing: Because the curvy support can’t stop at just individual poses
  • Multiple ways to make Sun Salutations work for lots of different bodies
  • What to do about people who aren’t able to come onto hands and knees — and how to keep them included rather than asking them to sit out
  • The one thing you can add into your classes to increase challenge without going faster or adding more complex poses
  • The Curvy Yoga approach to weight, health, and body positivity — and how to share that with students, both on and off the mat
  • My favorite sequencing approach for helping students connect with and learn from their body
  • How to balance the student’s individual experience with safety
  • Body-affirming theming and how it can enhance your classs
  • Marketing: How to get the word out, where and how to connect with curvy students, and lessons learned from our teachers all over the world
  • NEW September 2019: Five Done-for-You Bonuses to enhance your yoga business and help you get the ground running: (1) a video training on integrating Curvy Yoga into any class you teach, (2) fill-in-the-blank marketing templates, (3) grab-and-go marketing graphics, (4) our Top Ten Curvy Yoga Sequences Playbook (with sequences for a variety of styles of yoga), and (5) a Private Student Case Study with a swipe file on how to set up your own


Teach Curvy Yoga for Life (and one flat fee)

Upon graduation, you will be able to teach a class called Curvy Yoga and use the Curvy Yoga logo in your marketing materials for life. No annual renewal fee required!

Here's what else you can do upon graduation:

  • Gain access to a teachers’ guide to my book, Curvy Yoga: Love Yourself & Your Body a Little More Each Day, to use to create your own series, workshop, or book club
  • Be invited to join our Curvy Yoga Certified Teachers Facebook group so you can connect with our worldwide community
  • Be able to teach a class, workshop, series, or private session using the Curvy Yoga name
  • Get listed on our class locator on CurvyYoga.com, one of the most visited pages on our website! We hear about students finding teachers for group classes and private sessions through this all the time!
  • Get future Curvy Yoga Certification material updates — for free! For life!


Support for Your Teaching

As part of the course, you’ll also receive a free one-year membership to Curvy Yoga Studio ($250 value), our online yoga studio with over 250 practice videos from 5- to 60-minutes in length from a variety of our teachers (as well as oodles more guided meditations, guidebooks, and more). This is the perfect way to get a feel for Curvy Yoga teaching and experience it many different ways! It will also be a great resource once you complete Certification to keep you inspired as you start teaching Curvy Yoga.


You’ll have three homework assignments throughout the course designed to help you integrate what you’re learning into your teaching. I’ll respond to your homework personally, so that will be a great time for us to connect 1:1! As hard as this might be to believe, many people report the homework as being one of their favorite parts of the class!

When you know how to support your students of all shapes and sizes, both your teaching and your students grow

We can't wait to have you join us!

Hi, I’m Anna


I created Curvy Yoga Certification because I believe deeply in your teaching and your desire to welcome students of all shapes and sizes into your classes with ease, skill, and grace. I can't wait to welcome you into our teaching community!

PLEASE NOTE: This course runs twice per year, typically starting around March and September. You may enroll anytime, but your course will not start until then.


March 2020 Schedule


The course moves at your pace. Materials will be released on the schedule below, but there is no deadline for completion. There is homework after Modules 2, 4 & 6; I respond to it individually whenever I receive it (so if you're not following the schedule below, that's okay!)


  • Module One: March 30th
  • Module Two: April 6th


  • Break Week -- I will share a podcast answering questions from students


  • Module Three: April 20th
  • Module Four: April 27th


  • Break Week -- I will share a podcast answering questions from students


  • Module Five: May 11th
  • Module Six: May 18th



Course Curriculum

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