300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
The 300 Hour Advanced Anusara Teacher Training at Yoga Kula is a one of a kind program designed to offer you a creative and in-depth advanced teacher training curriculum based on your particular teaching focus. Broken into various tracks, you can piece together a specialized curriculum that fits your unique skills, passions and interests.
Our 300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training program is open to those teachers who have completed their 200 HR RYT® teacher training at a Yoga Alliance Registered School and who wish to deepen and expand their skills, knowledge, and capacities. Teachers will have 3 years to complete their 300 hours curriculum, after which they will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance at the highest level, RYT-500.
This program is available to those students who have completed a 200 Yoga Alliance Certified Training Program. Graduates of the program will receive a 500hr Yoga certificate.
- Applying principles of alignment to each pose
- Assists and adjustments
- Observation skills
- Sequencing for the physical and subtle bodies
- Sequencing for a wide variety of students
- Psychology of teacher and student
- History of Yoga
- Shiva Sutras
- Bhagavad Gita
MEDITATION AND PRANAYAMA
- Teaching meditation
- Teaching pranayama
- Subtle Body Anatomy
ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, BIOMECHANICS
- Deepening study of yoga anatomy
- Nervous system
- Endocrine system
- Establishing functional joint ranges
- Injury treatment and prevention
- Refining your mission
- Establish core values
- Refining your copy: bio, blurbs, websites
- Advertising and social media
Saturdays & Sundays
12pm – 7pm
Our in-depth teacher training modules + electives can be curated to fit your unique skills and passion. Mentors and advisors will support you for individualized study.
Begin when you are ready.
Payment plans available. $500 deposit required. You will pay Yoga Kula for the core curriculum before attending the training for the 300 hr training and then separately pay for each individual workshop you attend as your elective credit.
Trainings are non-refundable once the program begins. YogaKula and its teachers reserve the right to cancel workshops. If YogaKula cancels a Training, a full credit or refund will be issued.
F A C U L T Y
Our renowned faculty consists of certified advanced yoga teachers. Each one brings their own passion and love for yoga to the classroom, as well as, extensive training in anatomy, yoga philosophy, breathing techniques and asana. Their collective insights will open your mind, expand your awareness and provide you with the knowledge and encouragement to be the best teacher that you can be.
Saraswati Clere, E-RYT 500
San Francisco Bay Area filmmaker Saraswati Clere is the founder of Yogakula Productions and owns Yogakula Wellness Center in Berkeley, which attracts thousands of students each year. For the past 20 years Saraswati has trained in the Iyengar and Anusara Yoga method. She has been teaching yoga for 10 years and currently offers teacher training programs. Saraswati has produced a line of educational CDs and DVDs in collaboration with some of the world’s most prominent yoga teachers and scholars. She is the director of the Kula Coworking Hub and offers monthly workshops designed to empower and support entrepreneurs to be successful in business and in life.
In 2011, Saraswati produced Yogawoman, an award-winning documentary narrated by Annette Bening, that features 50 of the world’s leading experts – doctors, researchers, renowned yoga instructors – all empowered, compassionate, inspiring- all women. Since its release yoga woman has screened in 12 countries and has won five film awards.
Chrissy Graham, E-RYT 500
Lighthearted, fun, and passionate, Chrissy radiates positivity. She teaches her classes using her wide-range of life experiences and the extensive knowledge she gained in her 21 years of yoga study. She is well versed in various systems of yoga and was a Certified Anusara Yoga teacher for 15 years. As a Certified E-RYT 500 Yoga Instructor, Chrissy enthusiastically teaches public classes, workshops, Immersions, restorative yoga, kids' yoga, private lessons, and Teacher Trainings throughout the Bay area and abroad.
Chrissy's varied classes focus on alignment based movement with an emphasis on weight baring poses and dynamic movement so students are able to develop a greater sense of their bodies' bio-mechanics, to practice safely, and to strengthen while stretching. Having traveled to Holland, Hawaii and across the continental United States to teach yoga and to study Hinduism, Buddhism, and Bon-po, she blends philosophy, therapeutics, and a complete knowledge of nutrition and dietary wellness to create complete and lively classes.
Chrissy's appreciation of nature and enthusiasm for life, emanate from her soul in everything she does. Since yoga is her first love, these qualities fill her classroom and inspire her students.
Suzanne Zuber, RYT 500
Suzanne, European-American yogini and international yoga instructor, has been fortunate to study in-depth asana, anatomy, therapeutics, and the various Yogic traditions and philosophies with world-renowned Hatha and Vinyasa teachers. With Noah Mazé, she earned her 300-hour Yogamazé teaching certificate during a year-long course of study in Berlin, focusing on Iyengar-based alignment Hatha and Vinyasa yoga. She is a graduate of the 200-hour Anusara-based yoga teacher training with Siri Peterson, Chrissy and Kenny Graham, and has further studied with Abby Tucker, Jim Bernaert, and Sianna Sherman. She has taught at various studios in Stockholm, Munich, and the Bay Area, and currently runs a yoga-program for students and teachers at the German International School of Silicon Valley (Berkeley campus).
Yoga classes with Suzanne are upbeat and humorous, challenging and reflective. She likes to interweave ancient myths (with a grain of salt), tapping into timeless universal truths as we explore asanas, pranayama, and meditation on the mat. Suzanne is happiest when her students come out of her class feeling balanced and energized, strong to the core, and well-aligned in body, mind, and spirit.
Siri Peterson, E-RYT 500
Siri is a proud wife and mama, certified Anusara® yoga instructor, E-RYT 500, and a practitioner of yoga for over 25 years. A New York Times recognized dancer and choreographer, Siri’s classes explore the unique relationship between yoga, artistic self-expression and mindful movement. Having healed her own physical injuries through yoga, she loves helping students access their innate healing capacities through optimal alignment. She offers public and private yoga lessons, meditation instruction, coaching, retreats, and yoga teacher trainings in Oakland, Berkeley, and the greater Bay Area. In 2016 she was named one of 100 Trailblazers in Yoga and Ayurveda by Spirituality and Health magazine.