300-hour Teacher Training

300-HOUR
TEACHER TRAINING

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Classes begin Fall 2020!

Curriculum Details

300 hours of advanced study in alignment-based Asana, philosophy, Pranayama, meditation, Ayurveda, Sanskrit and more! At minimum, 270 hours of this training will be in-person, classroom study. The majority of the hours are with your lead trainers—Joanna Dunn and Heather Anastos, both E-RYT-500 level instructors and YACEP providers. Additional staff will be brought in to teach specialty topics. This training meets the Yoga Alliance requirements, when combined with an eligible 200-hr program certificate, to register as a RYT-500. Students who do not have an eligible 200-hr certificate must contact us for permission to register for this program.

This program will follow our schedule-friendly weekend format (see the 200-hr course schedule on our Course Details page), as well as our popular Weekend Retreat (included in registration). More details will be available Fall 2019.

Our detailed curriculum is in process of being developed (through 2019)—contact us for any questions or to be added to our mailing list

This training will include:

  • Techniques, training and practice
  • Teaching methodology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Yoga philosophy, ethics and lifestyle
  • Practicum

Ayurveda

Introduction to basic Ayurvedic concepts such as dosha, gunas and seasonal practices.

Yoga philosophy

Topics in yoga philosophy will include the eight limbs of yoga as described by Patajali, as well as an introduction to the Yoga Sutras, the Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita.

Pranayama

Pranayama or breathwork techniques (such as reclined vs. seated practices), breath awareness, Dirga, belly breathing, Mula Bandha breath, Ujayii, Viloma and Nadi Shodhana, will be discussed. Demonstration and practice will be included.

Asana

Learn about the difference between yoga and Asana and how the practice of the latter has a positive effect on both the mind and body in these in-depth sessions.

Meditation

Meditation isn’t a one-size-fits-all—there are dozens of variations and poses. In these sessions, learn about the various postures and the fundamentals of each.

Sanskrit

Sanskrit, the language of yoga, goes beyond the names of the poses and chants. Learn the practice of yoga on a fundamental level through a series of detailed sessions with our instructors.