300 Hour Teacher Training

Ashtanga Yoga Worldwide 300 hr Teacher Training

Our Next Teacher Training: Module 1 begins Oct 22,2022

in Oakland Park, Florida

Join our Open House to learn more about the program. There will be time for questions at the end of presentation about the course.

This 300 hr training will guide you in deepening your practice and teaching skills. It is geared towards experienced practitioners and yoga professionals and has an eye towards standards that support the forward growth of yoga as a profession. The training focuses on a student centered approach to Ashtanga Yoga.

You will learn:

Ashtanga Yoga Techniques and Practice

Pranayama

Chanting

Somatic Movement

APAF Practice and Teaching Methodology

Equity, Consent, and Power Dynamics for Yoga Teachers

Yogic Models of Wellness as an Assessment tool

Ayurveda

Yoga subtle Anatomy

Foundational Yoga Cikitsa

Understanding asana through Anatomy, Physiology, and Biomechanics

The Practitioners Guide to the History of Yoga Philosophy

Holistic Lifestyle

This training will also have a significant focus on yoga philosophy. We will present a historical and cultural survey of the development of yogic thought and practice through various ages. By showing a clear evolution of yoga, we intend to ground teachers in tradition while empowering them to innovate and support the future growth of yoga. The approach of this training is grounded in the traditional system of ashtanga yoga, while bringing forth a new paradigm in teaching that centers on the student experience.

The Ashtanga Yoga Worldwide 300 hr Teacher Training is:

Yoga Alliance 200hr RYT’s can use this course to upgrade your credential to become a 500hr RYT. If you do not have a Yoga Alliance credential and you are interested in getting one, enquire about the Ashtanga Yoga Worldwide 500hr RYS.


The Ashtanga Yoga Worldwide 300hr Teacher Training has both in person modules and online courses. Module 1 is foundational and all trainees must begin with this module. Trainees have 2 years to complete the remaining course content.

2022 -2023 in person module dates:

Mod. 1 –   Oct 22 – Oct 28, 2022

Mod 2 – Oct 29 – Nov 4, 2022

Mod 3 – Jun 10 – 16, 2023

Mod 4 – Jun 17 – 23, 2023

Teachers as leaders (2 hrs.), Teachers as space holders (2 hrs.) – Dates TBD

Somatic Movement (6 hrs.) – Sun Dec. 4th and Dec 11th. Online

Holding space: unpacking “safer space” Assumptions and Agreements(2hrs.); The Prinicples of Kingian Non-Violence (4hrs) – Dates TBD online

Physiological Systems (10hrs.) – Dates TBD online

Practitioners Guide to the History of Yoga Philosophy – (15 hrs) – Tuesdays Nov 29 – Jan 17 from 6:30-8pm online

Study the Yoga Sutras – (15 hrs) – Tuesdays Feb 14 – Apr 11 from 6:30-8pm online

1 payment of $3500 or 24 monthly payments of $155.

You will have up to 2 years to finish all of the coursework. All classes are offered every year.

After you submit your application, you will be contacted to set up a phone interview. When you are accepted into the program a $500 dollar deposit will hold your spot. The full amount is due in order to begin your course work.

The application process will favor those who plan to become yoga professionals and there will be writing assignements and competency assessments throughout the training process.


Faculty:

Trainees will be provided support from teachers who are knowledgeable and recognized for their expertise. All trainees can expect support from staff in meeting the course requirements. We will also provide forums for peer to peer support.

Greg Nardi, 500 E-RYT, your lead trainer spent 23 years specializing in the Ashtanga yoga system and spent more than 15 years studying annually in Mysore, India. He was formerly an authorized level 2 teacher at the KPJAYI, but resigned his authorization to work on developing the practitioner centered approach to teaching asthanga yoga that you will learn in this course.

Helen McCabe, Somatic Movement Specialist

Ann Mintner, Anatomy and Physiology specialist

Anisha Durve, Ayurveda specialist

Wambui Njuguna, BIPOC Wellness Advocate

Nzingah Oniwosan, Nutrition and Lifestyle Specialist

Elaine Gallagher, E-RYT 500, YACEP, Teaching Methodology and Leadership specialist

Amy Baldacci, E-RYT 500, Trainee mentor and support