Teacher Trainings



500 Hour RYT

EVOLVE FROM A YOGA INSTRUCTOR TO A YOGA TEACHER

To be a Yoga Teacher is to become an embodiment of yoga knowledge through which you can inspire and transform students, well beyond the skillset of an instructor of yoga. If you have completed a 200-hour training program, we have continuing education opportunities to take your education and teaching practice to the next level! In our 500-hour training modules, you'll learn to develop your own style, master the techniques of skillful, experienced teaching, and further your own practice of yoga with mindfulness.

ELIGIBILITY

You must be a current 200-hour Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor. If your training was not through Yoga for Life, you must submit a syllabus from the training program that certified you. Additionally, you may be asked to interview to ensure eligibility criteria.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The advanced studies coursework is composed of three modules, each of which is 100-hours in duration. Given the significance and depth of the material, there is approximately a six-month time allowed in between each module to absorb and practice.


PROGRAM TUITION:

Each module is priced at $1200. Registration fee is $500 due within seven days of acceptance in the program.


MODULE 1

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  • Segmentation and categorization of yoga asanas, including reconstruction of complex asanas with anatomical understanding

  • Advanced Vinyasa sequencing principles based on complexity of postures and logical progression

  • Deep Stretching asanas based on human ranges of mobility as described in Universal Yoga

  • Foundations of Universal Yoga and sub-styles of asanas

  • Principles and applications of adjustments based on alignments and energetics

  • Sequencing techniques based on orientation on mat and developing psychic-energetic states in practitioners

  • Pranayamas and breath techniques based on Himalayan Yoga

2020 DATES: Five weekends: to be announced

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TBD

MODULE 2

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  • Single and Double mat Mandala Vinyasa Sequencing

  • Teaching Pranayamas and Bandhas within a yoga class, according to Universal Yoga

  • Single and multisector posture creation and alignment techniques and practicum

  • Advanced Yoga philosophy and decoding cornerstone Yoga texts

  • Cultivation of Tantrayana, Mantrayana, and Yantrayana practices

  • Meditation for teaching and personal practices

2019 DATES: Five weekends: to be announced

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TBD

MODULE 3

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  • Mastering Posture Design – laboratory for creating intelligent postures

  • Integrated Spirituality: Teaching Yogic Truths across all belief systems

  • How to design and teach successful Yoga Workshops

  • Defining your true-self: Modalities of Ayurveda, Archetypes, Astrology to self-identify

  • Serving as Mentor to modern Yoga Communities


TBD DATES: Five weekends: to be announced

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TBD


A YOGA ALLIANCE CERTIFIED EDUCATION CENTER

 
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We offer training programs that continuously surpass all standards set by Yoga Alliance. The curriculum ensures our yoga practitioners and teachers grow to understand an authentic yoga lineage, while learning about anatomy, alignment and complex sequencing theories. Our advanced training programs also offer life skills and health information grounded in the yogic tradition.