Yogamaya’s Advanced 300hr Training program brings you on board to the movement and yoga revolution by gathering subject matter experts who share a common philosophy grounded in decades of teaching experience, the latest movement research & conversations, a love for yoga and movement and a desire to level-up the yoga teachers everywhere.
This training is comprehensive and cohesive and will hold a through-line of movement optimism (and why), movement variability (why and how), pose adaptations (because we’re all different), inquiry and exploration. You will learn principles of seeing people and bodies and develop your skills to respond and adapt to what you see and hear from your students & clients. Upon completion, you will be able to register as a 500-hr RYT with Yoga Alliance. FAQS >
LEARN MORE 300HR
This is a comprehensive 300hr Teacher Training designed to level-up your teaching skills in a meaningful way. The program is open to all 200hr Trained Teachers from any background of study who want to grow as a teacher, be in a community with other teachers, and want to geek out a little.
The content is grounded in helping you become excellent, effective, confident, and open-minded teachers for both groups and individuals by developing your ability to see, experience, articulate, and adapt movement and poses for your students and in your own practice. It will also include strategies for teaching with cultural awareness, trauma & nervous system regulation and a social justice module to be done outside the training.
This training is geared towards teachers who are actively teaching. If you were just starting your teaching pre-Covid and got derailed, did an online training during Covid, or feel like you need more training and practice before you can really get out there and teach, we offer a 30hr Yoga BootCamp to sharpen your teaching skills and get back into the flow and rhythm of teaching. Please email Bryn@yogamayanewyork.com for info.
Sat, June 10 – Sun, June 18 (9-day Immersion)
Sat, July 15 – Sun, July 16 (Weekend)
Sat, August 12 – Sun, August 13 (Weekend)
Sat, September 16 – Sun, September 17 (Weekend)
Tues, October 10 – Sun, October 15. (6-day Immersion)
Sat, November 4 – Sun November 5 (Weekend / Graduation)
*There will be at least 2 scheduled Zoom gatherings during the training and assigned group/individual work outside of scheduled session times.
In this training expect to:
– Learn to articulate poetically and clearly and to determine when which strategy will work best
– Learn how to teach different level classes (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 classes)
– Learn strategies for creative sequencing that is smart and feels good
– Learn biomechanics fundamentals that open your mind to deeper and more critical thinking about yoga, bodies, and movement
– Understand the poses in a new light and discover the skills we can learn from them (and how to teach these skills in any class format)
– Learn to see bodies beyond the traditional postural alignment paradigm (and why this might be important)
– Learn to “find the work” in the poses and help others do the same
– Learn and practice how to deliver skillful instruction that:
*provides direction and still gives the student agency over their own body,
*is responsive to what you are seeing in the moment,
*provides insight and inspiration,
*may lead to several “AHA” moments
– Develop confidence in yourself and your teaching
– Develop your personal process to create deliberate and purposeful sequencing
– Engage in powerful peer-to-peer discussion and Q&A with expert instructors who want to help you learn and discuss topics like body positivity, trauma sensitivity, post-Guru yoga culture, and inclusion
– Expand your “Yoga Toolbox” with additional skills such as using a variety of props and special techniques to make poses accessible to different levels and bodies, developing familiarity with reading & making sense of research papers, defining personal boundaries, and applying business skills in teaching privately and in groups.
– Learn to work with people through the lens of Ayurvedic principals
– Uncover deeper meaning in the sacred texts and how that applies to your modern life and how you show up as a teacher in the classroom
– Learn how to bring professionalism to teaching yoga including building your classes, getting teaching jobs, interacting with your colleagues and students, etc.
Tuition: Early Bird by April 15th, 2023
$4450 – Paid in Full
Payment Plan $2300 Deposit + $2300 balance by June 1st
Tuition: After April 15th, 2023
$4750 – Paid in Full
Payment Plan $2300 Deposit + $2650 balance by June 1st
The Training Course includes:
* All scheduled sessions of the training
* A manual for the training
* A 25-class card good for 1yr
* Two 45min 1-on-1 sessions with Bryn
* Opportunity to teach a class and receive feedback
Aimee Meredith Cox is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and African American Studies at Yale University. Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of Anthropology, Black Studies, and Performance Studies.
Cox’s first monograph, Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship (Duke 2015), won the 2017 book award from the Society for the Anthropology of North America, a 2016 Victor Turner Book Prize in Ethnographic Writing, and Honorable Mention from the 2016 Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize.
She is also the editor of the volume, Gender: Space (MacMillan, 2018). Aimee is a dancer and choreographer. She performed and toured internationally with Ailey II and the Dance Theatre of Harlem and has choreographed performances as interventions in public and private space in Newark, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn.
Her most recent work, based on interviews with long time activists in Cincinnati, engaged hundreds of residents in a performance ritual as part of her research for her second book on Black liberation, Living Past Slow Death.
An accomplished yogi who teaches master classes internationally, Aimee has led several yoga retreats and teacher trainings. Her experience in this realm is the basis for an ethnographic exploration of the intersection of race, what she calls, ‘spiritual theater’, and performances of healing and recovery within the context of rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn.
Laurel Beversdorf is the creator of Yoga with Resistance Bands classes and trainings and Body of Knowledge anatomy and biomechanics workshops. A Yoga Tune Up® and Roll Model® trainer, Laurel regularly presents trainings and workshops around the world. Laurel has written for Yoga Journal, Shut Up & Yoga, and the Tune Up Fitness blog.
You can learn more about her online Yoga with Resistance Bands and Body of Knowledge workshops at www.laurelbeversdorf.com
Owner of Yogaveda Health & Healing and creator of earth&water skincare. A full-time Ayurveda Practitioner, Integrative Nutritionist and Yoga Teacher at Yogamaya www.yogavedahealth.com , www.earthandwatersincare.com
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I DID MY 200HR SOMEWHERE ELSE, CAN I STILL DO THIS TRAINING?
Yes, this training is not about tell you one way to teach, it is about giving you the tools to teach how you already teach from a more informed place. We would love to welcome you into Yogamaya.
CAN I TEACH AT YOGAMAYA IF I COMPLETE YOUR 300HR
We hope so. We always love to add more amazing teachers who are dedicated and teach in our style of open-minded, informed and dynamic vinyasa yoga.
DO I NEED TO BE A TEACHER TO TAKE THIS PROGRAM?
Our 300hr is designed for yoga teachers who have completed from a 200hr Training.
HOW DO I COMPLETE MY 300HR WITH YOU?
Simple, you register for this program and attend all of the 8 weekend trainings and the week-long immersion in Mexico.
WHAT IS THE TRAINING SCHEDULE
Saturday & Sunday 12:30-6:30pm. (Feb 22/23 Weekend ends at 7pm)
Oct 12/13, Oct 26/27
Nov 2/3, Nov 16/17
Mexico May 2-9
I HAVE NEVER BEEN TO YOGAMAYA, DO I NEED TO TAKE CLASSES BEFORE APPLYING?
WHAT IF I NEED TO MISS A DAY OF TRAINING?
Attendance is required for all scheduled dates and times in order to receive a certification. There are limited exceptions with prior approval and for last second emergencies. Note that some missed hours might need to be made up with approved teachers and at your own expense in order to receive certification. We handle all requests on an individual basis.
ARE THERE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO THE TIMES LISTED ON THE CALENDAR?
Yes, some relevant reading and group work will also be assigned to support your studies.
IS THERE A PAYMENT PLAN?
Yes, you can pay a deposit now and your balance is due by November 1st. See the MORE INFO to get tuition info.
CAN I PAY FOR MY TUITION IN FULL?
Yes, you may choose to submit the full payment and save $100.
IS THERE AN APPLICATION?
No, we strongly believe that if you are genuinely curious and attracted to this work, you will be a wonderful addition to our 300hr training program.
CAN I ONLY DO ONE PART OF THE TRAINING?
No, this training is comprehensive and each weekends builds on the next.
ARE CLASSES INCLUDED IN MY TUITION?
A 20 class card is included in your training. Additional classes are are your own cost and we will offer a special rate to you. There are always opportunities for seva at the studio for yoga.
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Do You Love Yoga?
This is where is all begins. Yogamaya’s 200hr Program goes beyond teaching you more. It is an Illuminated Journey that will change the way you see yourself and the world forever. The 10-weekends are a deep investigation into 40 yoga postures, an experiential journey into ancient yogic techniques, a study of sacred texts, and substantial practice teaching time.
Whether you want to teach, deepen your practice or both, you will be immersed in a supportive and interactive environment that encourages self-expression and discovery with a crucial link to the ancient teachings.
The heart of yoga is truly about relationship, and you will become an integral part of the studio environment during the training months, and hopefully for many years beyond.
Focus of Study
Asana Alignment, Sequencing, Hands-On Assisting, Anatomy for Yoga Other Yogic Techniques Meditation, Ayurveda, Pranayama, Sanskrit, Restorative Yoga, Chakras, Chanting, and Mantras Spirituality Every aspectof the training is rootes int he teachings and wisdom of the Yoga Sutras and Bhakti Yoga. You link all areas of study together by practice teaching almost every weekend.
Bryn Chrisman, Stacey Brass, Anna Greenberg
Jan 12-14, 26-28
Feb 9-11, 23-25
Mar 9-11, 23-25
Apr 6-8, 20-22
May 5-7, 18-20
Saturday & Sundays 1030am-530pm
Earlybird: Before 12/8
$3175 – Paid in Full
Or $1000 Deposit + $435/mo.
For 5 months (Total $3175)
$3375 – Paid in Full
Or $1000 Deposit + $475/mo.
For 5 months (Total $3375)
Thank you for deciding to apply to our 300hr Training. Below you will find some questions that will help us get to know you.