Phoenix Rising in Bristol, VT

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500/600/954hr Yoga Therapy Training – Starts June 2017

Join us June 8 – 25, 2017 for an all three Levels intensive – followed by the 2nd part intensive October 14-25, 2017. By launching your training this summer, you will earn your PRYT 600 or MHP 500 by March 2018,  with the option to continue training to earn your IAYT 954 in 2019.

RYT 200/300hr Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training –  July 2017
Join us from July 6-27 for Level 1, Module A and Module B and earn your RYT200 or the core of your RYT300. For the full 300hr you will need 100hrs of additional training. We recommend Anatomy and Physiology and Yoga Philosophy or Level 2 and 3, and some practicum.

Bristol Courses in 2017

See individual course pages for description, hours, schedule, and tuition.

These courses complete a PRYT 600 Certification:

Yoga Therapy Training Level 1 – June 8-11 or July 6-9

Yoga Therapy Training Level 2 – June 13-17

Yoga Therapy Level 3 – June 19-25 Orientation and October 14-20, 2017 Midterm (practicum completion 2/29/18)

Anatomy and Physiology – June 26-30

Applied Yoga Philosophy – October 21-25

These courses complete a YTT 200 Certification or the core of a YTT 300 Certification:

Yoga Therapy Training Level 1 – June 8-11 or July 6-9

Yoga Teacher Training Module A: Dual Process – July 10-16

Yoga Teacher Training Module B: Themes – July 18-27

To complete the IAYT 954 Certification, please see complete list of required courses (available either online, in Bristol or in other locations) on the IAYT Accredited Training page.

Act now! Visit the Registration page to pay course deposits or application fees.


Alex Bauermeister – Levels 1 and 2
Soleil Hepner
Soleil Hepner – Level 3
Sarah Greco
Sarah Kaczor Greco – Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Philosophy
Elissa Cobb
Elissa Cobb – Anatomy & Physiology








Entry to the Phoenix Rising Center in Bristol
Entry to the Phoenix Rising Center in Bristol

Host Studio

Phoenix Rising School of Yoga Therapy
5 Mountain Street, Bristol VT
PO Box 200, Bristol VT 05443
Phone: 802-453-6444, 800-288-9642

The Phoenix Rising Center in Bristol offers students a comfortable lounge and kitchen area, with hot water for tea, refrigerator, microwave and toaster oven. There are two large, accessible restrooms, one with shower. The Program Room is cozy and carpeted, with in-floor radiant heat (a bonus for sure in our Vermont winters). We also have a variety of books for sale, including Turn Stress into Bliss and Phoenix Rising: A Bridge from Body to Soul by Michael Lee.

General Area Info

Bristol is a lively, small village nestled into the foothills of the Green Mountains. There is just one traffic light and just one block of Main Street – though it is jam-packed with unique locally-owned shops and a wide variety of restaurant options. The wilderness is literally right next door; one of the most popular trails in the area starts just down the street from the Center.

The Center maintains a Community Housing List full of welcoming households in town who offer rooms for PRYT students at very reasonable rates. There are also a handful of more traditional options and many others on air bnb.

Bristol CORE, a downtown-centered non-profit, maintains a website with Bristol area information:

Travel Info

Airport: Burlington International Airport, 45 min to Bristol,

Train: Amtrak, Essex Junction, 45 min to Bristol or Amtrak, Rutland, 1 hr to Bristol,

Car: Bristol is in the central portion of Vermont in the Champlain Valley, approximately midway between Burlington and Rutland. On Rtes 17 and 116 (combined as they travel through Bristol), 10 minutes East from Rte 7, 25 minutes West (over the mountain) from Rte 100, and 25 minutes south from Interstate 89. Detailed directions will be sent with course information.

Bus: Greyhound (stops in Middlebury, Burlington),; Megabus (stops in Burlington),

Public Transit: Bus service is quite limited to and within our rural area, particularly on weekends. If you are interested in the possibilities of getting from Burlington, Rutland, Essex or Middlebury (the closest transportation hubs) to Bristol using a local bus service, here are the websites to investigate: Chittenden County Transit Authority (Burlington, Essex), Addison County Transit Resources (Middlebury, Rutland, Bristol),

Taxi: We recommend Jessica’s Transit, 802-349-8833, Reservations are required, so make sure to book them ahead of time. The airport website also lists several Burlington area options: To travel from Bristol back to Burlington, there is the added possibility of Middlebury Transit, 802-388-3838, Toll Free 800-388-1002,

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