300-Hour Advanced Teacher Training Certification

Birchwood Center’s 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

Birchwood Center’s Advanced Yoga Teacher Training is designed for 200-hour certified instructors to complete their 500-hour Yoga Teacher Certification.

Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga SchoolCentered on personal growth and awakening of Self-awareness through the lineage of Hatha Yoga, we emphasize alignment based asana technique and the vital energy of breath. Through in depth study of yoga philosophy, the pursuit of mindfulness and focus on meditation, we foster the transformative power of the practice and teaching of yoga. Our innovative methodology encourages creative teaching skills and guides teachers to become more versatile, intuitively receptive and courageous, thus more inspired to share the life changing essence of yoga to all potential students, from beginner through advanced levels.

PREREQUISITE: 200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification

300-Hour Curriculum
  • Asana
    • Advanced Asana Techniques
    • Applying Asana Techniques to All Levels
    • Alignment Clinics – For foundational through advanced postures
    • Class Structure & Sequencing – Planning for all levels
    • Case Studies – Teaching one-on-one and special needs
    • Vinyasa – Finding the thread of flow in transitions
  • Pranayama Techniques
    • Pranayama & Shat Kriyas for Health & Healing
    • Pranayama for Meditation & Inner Awareness
    • Pranayama to Sustain & Enrich Asana
    • Pranayama & Movement
  • Mantra Chanting, Mudra & Meditation
  • Practical Yoga Philosophy
    • Vital Concepts
    • Yoga Sutras
    • Bhagavad-Gita
    • Hatha Yoga Pradipika
    • Ayurveda
  • Power of Word
    • Developing Clarity in Communication
  • Anatomy
    • Posture Anatomy
    • Anatomy for Injury and Special Needs
    • Anatomy of the Energy Body
  • Specialization Project
    • Development of an independent project based on a chosen teaching specialization

  • Betsy Ceva, E-RYT 500, Director
  • Lynne Aubrey, RYT 500
  • Charlene Bradin, E-RYT 200
  • Julie Lifton, RYT 200
  • Gina Martin, Anatomy & Physiology
  • Terri Ryan, Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist
  • Allison Egan Datwani, CYT 200
  • PremaShakti, Sanskrit Specialist
  • Nicola Weiner, Anatomy Specialist
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