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Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training 300 hr Bridge Program

Turn your 200 hour RYT into a 500 hour with our unique 300 hour Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training Bridge Program. The overall intention of the advanced 300 hour program is to develop your skills and understanding in teaching a therapeutic mind-body focused yoga class.  You will learn the unique Phoenix Rising process of instructing postures while facilitating embodied self-inquiry and teaching with themes.  You will learn tools that effectively guide an experience of embodiment and learning from the inside out for your students, and skillfully lead an advanced level Phoenix Rising Therapeutic Yoga Class or series of theme based classes.  You will be equipped to work in therapeutic settings requiring the delivery of therapeutic yoga experiences for the purpose of supporting health and healing through embodied awareness and personal empowerment.

Topics covered in the 300 hour training include:

  • The power of embodied awareness and presence
  • Integrating the Phoenix Rising process into daily life application through yoga experiences
  • Crafting classes, workshops and experiences from intention, embodied presences, and thematic language
  • Accessing the subtle body’s innate wisdom with asana, pranayama and meditation
  • How to guide a theme based yoga class for a specific population

Required Curriculum (212 hrs)

Suggested Electives (88 hrs)

OR choose from other Elective Courses to meet 300 hr Total
Choose from our entire selection of courses to create a customized set of electives that will meet your professional goals, within the required hours and categories. 270 hours of the total must be taken as Residential courses. Your choices include, but are not limited to, the courses in the yoga therapist program.  So, essentially you can earn credit toward two certificates with some of the same courses. An experienced and understanding staff member is available to help you design your study.  Call or email us!

See additional information and course suggestions below in the FAQ section.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What programs do I take to get this certification?

    Required Curriculum (212 hrs)

    Suggested Electives (88 hrs)

    OR choose from other Elective Courses to meet 300 hr Total
    Choose from our entire selection of courses to create a customized set of electives that will meet your professional goals, within the required hours and categories. 270 hours of the total must be taken as Residential courses. Your choices include, but are not limited to, the courses in the yoga therapist program.  So, essentially you can earn credit toward two certificates with some of the same courses. An experienced and understanding staff member is available to help you design your study.  Call or email us!

  • How much time does this take?

    It’s up to you!  All the courses are offered at least once in one calendar year.  You also have the option of taking each module with no more than 1 year between them. If you spread it out this way, then you could finish certification over a 4 year time span.

  • What can I do with my certification?

    Once you successfully complete all modules and required course hours, you are recognized as a Phoenix Rising Yoga Teacher.  You may use your 300 hr Certificate (on top of a 200 hr Certificate from any RYS) to apply to Yoga Alliance for your 500 RYT status.  You will have the skills to teach Phoenix Rising Yoga Classes in our unique therapeutic style.

  • What kind of financial investment am I making?

    We offer two different ways to approach your investment.  You may either register for the whole certification package at once or you may pay for the individual modules one at a time.  Here are the tuition breakdowns for the Required & Suggested Curriculum for the 300 hr Bridge Program:

    Enroll in the 300 hr Bridge Program with non-refundable but transferrable deposits and receive a Package Plan Tuition Discount, ongoing engaged connection through webinars, conference calls and invitation to our YTT Facebook group. ($4,008 total)

    • $75 Application Fee
    • $2,718 Required Courses: Level 1, Module A, and Module B
    • $1,215 Suggested Courses: Anatomy & Physiology and Yoga Philosophy

    Individual Course Tuition – no upfront commitment or engagement. Earn the credits at your own pace. ($4,445 total)

    • $75 Application Fee
    • Yoga Therapy Training Level 1 – $650
    • Module A: Dual Process – $875
    • Module B: Themes – $1,495
    • Anatomy & Physiology – $675
    • Yoga Philosophy – $675

    Elective Courses to complete the Bridge vary in price from $625 to $2,995. Your individualized curriculum will have an individualized price tag. Please contact the office to discuss your options.

  • What do I need to do to get started?

    For individual courses, simply register for each course online.

    To enroll in the 300 hr Bridge Program and receive Package Plan pricing: Pay the application fee by checking off “Application Fee – Yoga Teacher Certificate Program (200, 300, 500) +$75.00” on the Registration page or by calling the office. We will then send you the Program Application to be filled in and returned to registrar@pryt.com.

    You may choose to pay the Application Fee and register for your first course at the same time or multiple courses at once.