In the constantly expanding world of modern yoga, one certain way to distinguish yourself as a teacher is to never stop learning. Step into our Professional 300 Hour Teacher Training to refine your voice and build your confidence both as a teacher and student of yoga.

You’ve established a solid foundation in your knowledge of yoga, teaching, and practice – now, you are ready for the next level of exploration, depth, and expansion. Our program will guide you to know more than simply the material, we create a container for your growth in wisdom, integrity, and skill while imparting the secrets of great and empowering teaching. Designed for yoga teachers and serious practitioners, this ground-breaking program invites you to steep yourself in study with America’s finest teachers as you watch your teaching evolve and your career flourish. The journey towards extraordinary teaching depth and skillfulness by supporting our teachers to mature and grow in wisdom, integrity, and education.

 

Now Accepting Applications

Fill out the application, save as a PDF and return via email to teachertraining@downunderyoga.com 

KEY DATES

Our training will take place at our Brookline studios on Fridays from 7:30pm–9:30pm and Saturdays & Sundays from 1:30–7:30pm on the following weekends:

Jan 26–28 • Feb 23–25 • Mar 30–Apr 1 • Apr 27–29
May 11–13 • Jun 29–Jul 1 • Jul 27–29 • Aug 24–26
Sep 28–30 • Oct 26–28 • Nov 9–11 • Dec 7–9

 

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Advanced Asana Theory

Fully embrace the principles of advanced asana through the biomechanics of alignment, physiology of movement, applied anatomy, postural analysis, and empowered adjustments.

Communication & Voice

Great teaching comes from experience. Witness the evolution of your teaching as you cultivate your voice, dive into self-study, incorporate somatics, and explore your own teaching style.

Refined Teaching

Understand how to craft specialty classes and workshops through applying effective asana, structured sequencing, and honest dharma while touching on all 8-limbs of yoga.

Applied Therapeutics

Apply effective tactics for using yoga therapeutically. Gain skills to assess, adapt, and support individual injuries and specialized populations of students (injuries, trauma, prenatal, kids, etc.).

Mechanics of Breath

Awaken a new level of transformation to your practice and teaching with advanced study of pranayama and breathing mechanics as it relates to the subtle body.

Philosophy & Tradition

Examine the history of yoga, explore the Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Vinyasa lineages, and bridge the gap between the timeless wisdom of the ancients and modern day yoga.

Karma Yoga Practicum

Experience the evolution of your teaching as you are placed in real teaching environments in the wider community, allowing you to perfect your craft experientially and witness its impact.

Business of Yoga

Prepare yourself for a career full of balance and longevity as you explore the nuances of sustainable teaching and the business-side of teaching yoga.

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BEYOND TEACHER TRAINING

After this training, you will be ready to safely teach at the intermediate level of yoga with confidence, empathy, awareness, practical knowledge, and distinction. You will also be ready to focus your teaching and move into our Mentorships program, where you will begin a year-long study with one of our Senior Teachers as you forge your personal trajectory in yoga and honor the yoga tradition of deep student-teacher relationship.

 

Eligibility & Investment

Completion of a 200 Hour Teacher Training program or equivalent experience is a prerequisite. After completing this training, RYT 200 teachers who meet Yoga Alliance requirements will be eligible to upgrade to RYT 500. Deliberately designed to be affordable to yoga teachers, the training costs $3,600 (inclusive of all materials and trainings) plus a minimum of 30 classes over the course of the year with Down Under faculty. Teacher Training students have access to Down Under’s student rates for the duration of the training. A completed application and $500 deposit are required to secure space in the training. The remaining balance of $3,100 is due November 1, 2017. After November 1st or with payment plan the balance increases to $3,300. Deposits and fees are non-refundable. Late payment of payment plans attract additional fees.

The 300 Hour Professional Teacher Training historically sells out well in advance.
To avoid being wait-listed, please register early.

Reserve your space by paying your deposit today!

Tuition payment arrangements are made after students are accepted to the program. If you have questions about paying your balance in full or starting the payment plan, please email education@downunderyoga.com