Our current 300-hour Advanced Teacher Training is wrapping up in the Spring of 2024. Stay tuned for information about our upcoming program, slated to begin in the Fall of 2024.
The Uttara 300-hour Advanced Teacher Training is designed to build upon and deepen your understanding of the fundamental concepts of teaching yoga, as well as expand and refine the skills and knowledge you obtained at the 200-hour level. This comprehensive training will enable you to teach with greater skill and confidence so that you can share your passion more effectively. You will explore advanced techniques and principles of yoga and dive deep into the study of anatomy, Ayurveda, historical texts, mantras, meditation, mudra and more.
You will experience community and camaraderie through weekend class hours and two immersive retreats. Through this training, you will be asked to dig deep and share generously. You will have many opportunities to teach inspired and transformative classes to your fellow students. Broaden your skills to facilitate workshops and retreats; evolve your journey through applied practice and expanded knowledge. Give yourself the gift of becoming a better teacher and a better student when you complete this amazing and demanding journey.
Areas of Study
Students will develop their creativity and intuition in the teaching process as well as furthering their knowledge in the following specified fields:
- Dharma of a Yoga Teacher – Explore your path as a yoga teacher and who you would like your target student to be, hone your vision.
- Teaching Advanced Asana
- Anatomy & Physiology: Vagus Nerve/Brain/Somatics
- Advanced Postures and Hands on Adjustments
- Trauma-Informed Yoga
- Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads Study
- The Functional Approach to Yoga/Yoga for Every Body
- Prenatal, Mindfulness, & Meditation
- Mantra, Movement, Mudra & Meditation
- Chakra Mapping & Beyond
- Creative Sequencing and Changing Up the Way We Teach
Through the invaluable training of the internal practices of yoga, you will have the tools to grow as a yogi and the training to share that amazing journey and inspire others.
Uttara 300-Hour Advanced Teacher Training is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance (YA). At the completion of this program, teachers can register through Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level. In order for participants to register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) you will be required to complete all modules and contact hours with the instructors.
270 of the 300 hours will be “contact hours” and 30 will be “non-contact hours". Contact hours are hours with an instructor and non-contact hours are hours spent doing assignments, reading and preparation for the final practicum teaching project.
- Acceptance into the program requires proof of completion of a 200-Hour Teacher Training Program; this does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
- All Applicants must complete an application and write an essay as to why they feel they are a good candidate for the Uttara Yoga Studio 300-Hour Advanced Teacher Training.
2023 Training Modules
Kimberly has been practicing, studying and teaching yoga for the past 35 years. A Salem, VA native, she lived in Seattle, WA for many years where she owned her own yoga studio. Kimberly teaches many different styles of yoga with her foundational training rooted in the Integral Yoga tradition, and she is a direct student of Sri Swami Satchidananda.
Elizabeth received her 200 Yoga Teacher Training certification through a comprehensive program at the Marianne Wells Yoga School in Cahuita, Costa Rica. She then went on to pursue her 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training certification through Uttara Yoga Studio. She is currently registered through the Yoga Alliance.
Sally found inspiration from her very first yoga class. She began a continuous quest for knowledge by completing over 500 hours of yoga teacher training at Uttara, and a 300 hour Ayurvedic Studies Program with Katie Silcox at Shakti School. Her goal was to deepen her understanding of health and wellness from a more holistic viewpoint.
Beth has been practicing yoga since 2008 and is a graduate of the Uttara 200 & 300hr YTT programs. Her practice and teaching have been transformational in both her work and her life. It has been and continues to be a gift.
Suzanne has been gratefully and joyfully practicing yoga since 2008. She is registered as a 500 RYT through the National Yoga Alliance and has nearly eight years of experience teaching yoga. Suzanne has seen first-hand how the strength, flexibility and peace she has gained on the mat can be directly applied to riding the waves of life with hope and grace.