Professional Training


Click to contact AVI Student Advisor Dona Robinson ( or call 317-938-0123 for more information on any of our Professional Training Programs. Dona is an experienced Viniyoga Teacher and Viniyoga Therapist who can guide you in your yoga career path.

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Pre-training & Required Materials

200-hour Viniyoga Wellness Instructor

A pre-training study packet will be e-mailed once you are registered.

Students can expect to pay approximately $75-100 for the required materials. If you print the manual materials, you can expect to incur $60 – 80 in printing/copying and manual expenses.

  1. Books by Gary Kraftsow (available as print or e-books): Yoga for Wellness and Yoga for Transformation
  2. Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, 2012 edition
  3. Journal for keeping personal practice notes
  4. A translation of the Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali
    We suggest that you pick out a translation to which you are drawn by going to a bookstore or reviewing the translations on the Amazon website ( Suggested translations:


  1. Chanting Live with Gary Kraftsow CD or audio download ($18.00)
  2. Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali Chapter One, A Commentary by Gary Kraftsow, CD or audio download ($79.00)
  3. Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali Chapter Two, A Commentary by Gary Kraftsow, CD or audio download ($85.00)

These resources are available through the AVI website online store. Additional resource suggestions will be provided at the 1st weekend of training.

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