300-hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

begins january 10th


Are you ready to deepen your understanding of the practices of yoga? Our advanced training will help you deepen your ability to apply the wisdom of the ancient yoga traditions to the multi-faceted challenges of our modern world. In our 300HR Yoga Teacher Training, you will gain insight, from the yogic perspective, of the complexity of being human. Learn specific tools to create a more harmonious & integrated life, & learn to share these practices with your students, family, & community.

  • Refine your personal teaching style by developing class themes and applying them to a 3-Wave Sequencing Model that encourages progression and sustainability.

  • Recognizing common anatomical imbalances in yoga students and applying ancient and new techniques to restore harmony.

  • Deepen your understanding of energy through study of pranayama, chakras, prana vayus, mantra, the power of sound, and meditation.

  • Learn how to apply the wisdom of Ayurveda to establish a daily routine, to understand the balancing qualities of nature, and to use this to create practices for specific seasons and common modern conditions such as anxiety, depression, and insomnia.  

  • Learn to infuse deeper levels of self-care by integrating the concepts of the kosha model of well-being as presented in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and the Taittiriya Upanishad.

  • Explore how to integrate the philosophy of the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita to modern life.

2020 - 2021 TRAINING DATES
**Listed below in parenthesis is a general topic for each weekend of study. The first night of the training you will receive an in-depth syllabus with each weekend’s outline as well as your homework assignments. Each weekend will include yoga practices and alignment sessions so that you will continue to grow your repertoire of yoga postures, as well as continue to grow your ability to work with a wide range of students and common issues such as osteoarthritis, hip replacements, shoulder injures and more. Our training also has a strong emphasis on learning how to integrate the philosophy into the physical practices and how to create themes for your personal practices and classes. This will help you to design inspirational classes and increase your level of confidence to teach workshops, class series, retreats and trainings.

Please email Jen at southriveryoga@gmail.com with any questions.

January 10th - 12th
(Kosha model of well-being & yoga as an energetic practice using brhmana/samana/langhana as the foundation)
February 14th - 16th (Anatomy, common issues in joints & muscles, and how to integrate rolling techniques into a yoga practice)
March 6th - 8th (Bhakti yoga, study of mantras, and how to integrate the tenets of Bhakti yoga into a yoga class setting)
April 24th - 26th (Anatomy of the breath and of the pelvic floor, yoga practices to strengthen & to relax the pelvic floor & an introduction to restorative yoga)
June 12th - 14th (Anatomy of the spine, how to use yoga for spinal issues, how to support some of the most common yoga poses for students with spinal issues and pranayama techniques)
August 14th - 16th (Anatomy of the hips & shoulders, ways to modify poses for students who have hip or shoulders issues, how to use a chair or a wall to support some of the most common yoga poses to accommodate for hip and shoulder issues)
September 11th - 13th (Fundamentals of sound healing and how to integrate sound healing into a yoga class)
October 9th - 11th (Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and how to apply the wisdom of the Yoga Sutras to modern life)
November 13th - 15th (Silent meditation retreat at ToddHall Retreat Center in Columbia, IL)
January 8th - 10th (An in-depth study of the chakras)
February 12th - 14th (Hands-on assists and Ayurvedic philosophy Part 1)
March 12th - 14th (Hands-on assists, Ayurvedic philosophy Part 2 and prana vayus)
April 9th - 11th (Exploration of meridian theory and Yin Yoga)
May 14th - 16th (Study of the Bhagavad Gita and practicums)
June 4th - 6th (Practicums, final review and graduation)

REQUIRED TRAINING BOOKS (Books are not included in the price of the training.)
1.  Light on Life by BKS Iyengar
2.  Functional Anatomy by David Keil
3.  The Yoga of Breath by Richard Rosen
4.  Eastern Body, Western Mind by Anodea Judith
5.  The Bhagavad Gita translated by Barbara Stoler Miller
6.  Healing Mantras by Thomas Ashley Farrand
7.  Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson
8. Yoga Journal Presents Restorative Yoga for Life: A Relaxing Way to De-Stress, Re-Energize, and Find Balance by Gail Boorstein Grossman
9.  The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Swami Satchidananda
10.  Ayurveda Beginner's Guide: Essential Ayurvedic Principles and Practices to Balance and Heal Naturally by Susan Weis-Bohlen
11. Yoga for Emotional Balance by Bo Forbes

1.  All I Need is This Chair Yoga by Wilma Carter
2. Yoga Nidra for Complete Relaxation and Stress Relief by Julie Lusk
3. Mudras for Healing and Transformation by Joseph LePage and Lillian Lepage
4. Prakriti by Dr. Robert Svoboda
5. Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers
6. Secret Power of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi


  1. Submit your application along with a $25 application fee. Click HERE to download the application. Click HERE to pay the $25 application fee.

  2. Once the application and fee are both received, you will be contacted to set up a short interview.

  3. After your interview, you will be emailed a payment plan form. The payment plan form and a non-refundable $250 deposit will secure your spot in our upcoming training. The deposit will be applied to the total cost of the training. Payment plans are also listed below.

  4. Once your payment plan form and deposit have been received, you will receive your first reading and homework assignment to begin preparing for the journey of your Advanced 300-hr Yoga Teacher Training Program.

Click HERE to choose a payment plan for the upcoming 2020-21 Advanced 300-hr Yoga Teacher Training!
(Yoga classes at South River Yoga are included in your tuition from January 10th, 2020 until June 6th, 2021.)
Option 1
$3700 - paid in full ($250 deposit due at the time of registration. $3450 due by January 10th, 2020.)

Option 2
6 payments of $600 + $250 deposit ($250 deposit due at the time of registration. $600 payments due on the following dates - January 10th, March 6th, June 12th, September 11th, November 13th and February 12th.)

Option 3
15 payments of $250 + $250 deposit ($250 deposit due at the time of registration. $250 due on the following dates - January 10th, February 14th, March 6th, April 24th, June 12th, August 14th, September 11th, October 9th, November 13th, January 8th, February 12th, March 12th, April 9th, May 14th and June 4th.)