Chopra Center University Process

Chopra Center University Process

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Primordial Sound Meditation

To qualify for the Primordial Sound Meditation certification program, the following steps must be completed:

  1. Enroll: Complete, sign, and submit the application forms. A one-page essay on why you would like to become certified must accompany the application.
  2. Daily practice (two times a day) of Primordial Sound Meditation learned in your community or at a Chopra Center event.
  3. Enroll in, attend, and complete the Seduction of Spirit or Seduction of Silence meditation retreat as a participant.
  4. Enroll in, attend, and complete the Journey into Healing workshop as a participant.
  5. Complete the Primordial Sound Meditation home study process. Estimated time of concentrated study is approximately 75 hours. The Home Study kit will be shipped to you following completion of one of the prerequisites and after the enrollment process is completed.
  6. Complete a telephone interview with Chopra Center staff.
  7. Pass the at-home, online, open book pre-tests. These pre-tests must be completed and passed 30 days before the start of the scheduled Primordial Sound Meditation certification program.
  8. Pass the oral pre-test. This test must be completed and passed 15 days before the start of the scheduled Primordial Sound Meditation certification program.
  9. Participate in required Teachers Path conferences by phone or web in preparation for the Primordial Sound Meditation certification program.
  10. Participants have 18 months after acceptance to complete the course Primordial Sound Meditation certification program.
  11. In order to maintain your certification, you are required to attend one of the following events every two years: Seduction of Spirit, Seduction of Silence, Journey into Healing, Silent Awakenings, and Perfect Health program. Discounts are available.

Click here to download the application package.

Click here to download the program syllabus and a sample schedule.

Perfect Health

To qualify for the Perfect Health certification program, the following steps must be completed:

  1. Enroll - Complete, sign, and submit the application forms.
  2. Daily practice (two times a day) of Primordial Sound Meditation technique learned in your community or at a Chopra Center event.
  3. Daily practice of yoga and Ayurvedic principles.
  4. Enroll in, attend, and complete the Seduction of Spirit or Seduction of Silence meditation retreat as a participant.
  5. Enroll in, attend, and complete the Journey into Healing workshop as a participant
  6. Enroll in, attend, and complete the six-day Perfect Health signature mind-body wellness program at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing at La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, California, as a participant.
  7. Complete the Perfect Health home study process. Estimated time of concentrated study is approximately 85 hours. The Home Study kit will be shipped to you following completion of one of the prerequisites and after the enrollment process is completed.
  8. Complete a telephone interview with Chopra Center staff.
  9. Pass the at-home, online, open-book pre-tests. These tests must be completed and passed 30 days before the start of the scheduled Perfect Health certification program.
  10. Participate in required Teachers Path conferences by phone or web in preparation for the Perfect Health certification program.
  11. Participants have 18 months after acceptance to the program to complete the Perfect Health certification program.
  12. In order to maintain your certification, you are required to attend one of the following events every two years: Seduction of Spirit, Seduction of Silence, Journey into Healing, Silent Awakenings, and Perfect Health program. Discounts are available.

Click here to download the application package.

Click here to download the program syllabus and a sample schedule.

Yoga

To qualify for the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga teacher training certification, the following steps must be completed:

  1. Enroll: Complete, sign, and submit the application forms. A one-page essay on why you would like to become certified must accompany the application.
  2. Daily practice (two times a day) of Primordial Sound Meditation learned in your community or at a Chopra Center event.
  3. Daily practice of yoga.
  4. Enroll in, attend, and complete the Seduction of Spirit or Seduction of Silence meditation retreat, as a participant. The Seduction of Spirit or Seduction of Silence meditation retreat must be completed before attending Part A of the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga teacher training.
  5. Enroll in, attend, and complete the Journey into Healing workshop as a participant. The Journey into Healing workshop may be completed up to 18 months after Part B of scheduled training.
  6. Complete the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga home study process. The Home Study Kit will be shipped to you after the enrollment process is completed.
  7. Complete a telephone interview with the Chopra Center staff.
  8. Pass the at-home, online, open-book pre-tests. These tests must be completed and passed 30 days before the start of the scheduled Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga teacher training.
  9. Complete a local CPR program and supply a copy of the certificate to Chopra Center University.
  10. Participate in required Teachers Path conferences by phone or web in preparation for the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga teacher training.
  11. Participants have 18 months after acceptance to the course to complete the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga teacher training.
  12. In order to maintain your certification, you are required to attend one of the following events every two years: Seduction of Spirit, Seduction of Silence, Journey into Healing, Silent Awakenings, and Perfect Health program. Discounts are available.

Click here to download the application package.

Click here to download the program syllabus and a sample schedule.