300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

300 Hr Yoga Therapy Plus Teacher Training – Yoga Alliance Certified

STARTS - Fall 2016

Class Days: Thursdays – 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every Other Weekend:
Saturdays – 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sundays – 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Prerequisites: 200 hour teacher training certification through Yoga Alliance

This 300 additional hour teacher training program offers a comprehensive education for those interested in becoming a more qualified yoga teacher and educator. By absorbing a deeper understanding of yoga concepts, this program also gives the tools for the individual’s personal practice to deepen.

Included in this program: -Yoga wisdom through various Yoga Texts

-How to improve classroom skills

-Yoga therapy taught through various Yoga Therapy modalities

-Body awareness, education and training

-Therapeutic approaches to structural and emotion conditions

-Ayurveda concepts and their application

-How to correct bad posture and faulty movement patterns that cause discomfort and pain


Yin Yoga: Yin Yoga involves therapy of the connective tissue of the hips, pelvis and lower spine. Gentle stress over long intervals of time is most beneficial to connective tissue, so Yin postures are held for longer periods. Yin Yoga addresses the deeper spiritual dimensions of yoga, with sections on chakras, breathing exercises, and meditation.

Balance the Body Systems – Yoga Therapy: The use of traditional Yoga techniques including postures, breathing techniques, meditation, mantra, mudra, and Mandala will help correct the common imbalances of various organ systems within the body. The body systems that are addressed include musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine and immune systems.

Iyengar Yoga: This time honored practice utilizes yoga postures and breath control to heal various areas in the body that are weakened, injured or constricted by improving body alignment. Props or aids such as bricks, blocks or blankets can be used to further enhance the therapy. This session features a 20-hour segment taught by Jeff Logan   which stresses the art of maintaining the body through the examination of proper alignment and focus.

Yoga Nidra: You can achieve the deepest state of relaxation while maintaining consciousness. Yoga Nidra involves traditional koshas based on ancient yoga techniques. You can heal the emotions of tension and anxiety with the techniques of Yoga Nidra, which have also been useful in treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This 20-hour segment highlights the practices and irest techniques based on the teachings of Richard Miller, as well as traditional Vedanta wisdoms.

Vinyasa Flow: This training will equip you with the confidence, experience and information needed to advance deeper into your teaching experience. You will learn the basic principles of teaching the philosophy and mechanics of yoga. Vinyasa yoga synchronizes movement and breath. The lines of the body interact in the flow, combining the creative art of sequencing, teaching from the heart, timing, themes and music.

Yoga Therapy: Learn how traditional yoga techniques including Postures, breath techniques, meditation, mantra, mudra, and Mandala can be used as a therapeutic tool to address certain physical conditions such as Diabetes, Arthritis, Back pain and more. Body systems covered will include musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine and immune systems.

Yoga Sutras workshop: Review and expand your understanding of the meaning of yoga. Yoga Sutras will be examined individually in order to get a clearer, deeper comprehension of the foundations upon which yoga is based. Learn about eight limb yoga and action yoga to enrich your awareness and knowledge of your experience.

Yoga Posturing workshop: Increase your understanding of yoga postures. Educated teachers will take their previously learned asanas and examine them again both individually and with a flow to refine and optimize your poses.

Forceful Yoga – The Original Yoga: Yoga is an ancient practice with its origins dating back some 5,000 years. Early practitioners found yoga to not only have extraordinary health benefits, but also to offer a means to transcendence. In this course, the ancient practices and philosophies of the three sacred texts on the origin of Hatha Yoga will be explored: Hathayoga-pradipika, Gheranda-samhita and Siva-samhita. This will provide an understanding of the original purpose of yoga.

Yoga and Recovery: This program reveals how trauma is stored in the body and how this trauma can eventually result in addictive or destructive behaviors. You can gain knowledge of the 12 steps to recovery and where yoga can aid in healing. Learn the signs of an addictive personality and how to initially handle a student with this situation. Discover some of the recovery training programs and what they offer.

Kundalini Vidya: Uncover the path of Laya Yoga. Learn the secret teachings of the Subtle body taught on a deeper level. Chakras, Koshas, Vayus and Nadis will be examined and explored in this program.

Ayurveda as Therapy: Revisit Ayurveda and go to the next level to learn about the medicinal aspects of this great tradition. Uncover the concepts and the application of healing through this therapy.

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification Teachers:  

Regina Chaeli RN LMT eRYT: Regina is the coordinator of Yoga Darshana Center and the director of the 200 hr Long Island Yoga Teacher Training Program. She has studied formal yoga for over 30 years. She is a licensed massage therapist and registered nurse. Regina has completed advanced training with Richard Miller in Yoga Nidra, as well as many other yoga modalities. She has a strong understanding of the human body and how it works. Her specialty is guiding the student on the inner journey.

Debra Jensen PTA, eRYT 500: Deb is a Physical Therapist Assistant, Integrative Yoga Therapist and a Certified Health Counselor. She trained with IYT for her 200, 500 & 1000 hour yoga therapist certifications. Debra has been teaching yoga classes for cancer survivors, as well as chair yoga & Level I classes as well as specialized workshops at Southampton Hospital for more than 12 years. Debra also teaches as faculty with IYT’s yoga therapist training program at Kripalu and is the Program Coordinator for Southampton Hospital’s Functional Fitness and Healthy at any Age Programs.

Rosemary Hudson E-RYT: Rosemary began studying yoga at 16 years old. As the middle child of seven, she found peace and focus as well as a low impact way to be fit. She began her yoga teaching career at 19, took a hiatus after a few years and returned to being a leader of the practice 10 years ago. Rosemary is known for her positive, happy outlook and zest for life. She enjoys bringing the healing practice and peace of yoga to people of all ages.

Jeff Logan: Jeff is the owner of Body, Mind & Soul yoga center in Huntington. He is currently on the Board of Iyengar Yoga Association of NY & an Officer of the Long Island Yoga Association where he writes the Asana Column for its quarterly newsletter. He is certified in the Iyengar tradition and is known for his in-depth, yet light hearted approach to teaching asana. Jeff teaches the Iyengar Yoga section of the yoga teacher training program.

Dolores Burns MA RYT: Dolores has been a teacher and student of yoga for over 20 years. She was a student and secretary for Gurani Anjali for 14 years at Yoga Anand Ashram where she did extensive training in yoga and eastern philosophy. Dolores is currently a student of Swami Chandrasekharanand Saraswati and Sivarpita from Patanjali Kundalini Yoga Care. She has a BA in Education. Dolores teaches The Bhagavad Gita sections.

Elaine Fruchtman: Elaine is a certified Yoga instructor eRYT: a Phoenix  Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner and Group facilitator also  teaches yoga to people of all flexibilities. Elaine specializes in stress- management, wellness, and yoga for people with special needs, including yoga for expectant moms. She is razor sharp in her classroom instruction, alignments and adjustments with her students.

Donna Brook RN MA RYT:  Donna Brook is a registered nurse with extensive experience in working with clients in crisis and transition. She is also a Reiki Master, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Clinical Aromatherapy Practitioner, Angel Therapy Practitioner, and holds Therapeutic Lifestyle Certification. Donna is trained and certified in Ayurveda through the International Vedic Institute. She has also studied energy medicine with Alberto Villoldo.

Amy Perri eRYT 500: The transformative quality of yoga and its ability to cultivate self-acceptance, gratitude and compassion led Amy to become a yoga teacher. She completed her 200 hour training at Into This World Yoga Productions in 2007 and completed her 500 hr Long Island Yoga Teacher Training with Rolf Gates in June 2010. Amy teaches adults and children out of her home studio and brings yoga to the developmentally disabled.

Payment: Registration fee is $400 to reserve your spot (non-refundable)

Full cost of the program if paid in full by opening day is $3,200

Payment plan is available: $400 Registration and $600 initial payment due opening day, then payments of $400 for the next 6 months. Total cost of the program is $3,400

Payment plan is available: $400
Registration and $600 initial payment due opening day, then payments of $400 for
the next 6 months.
Total cost of the program is $3,400

Please Call For More Information: 631-987-8541