500 Hour Certification

  • Requirements:
    • Two 108-hour residential trainings (typically 10-11 days). Upcoming trainings:
    • Additional trainings totaling 270 hours (can be another 108-hour immersions and/or a mix shorter trainings) *These can include virtual trainings through September 2020.
    • Book reports (2-3 paragraphs of reflection on what aspects of the book moved you/shaped your practice/or that you’d like to remember.
      • Heart of Yoga by TKV Desikachar
      • Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar
      • The Bhagavad Gita translation by Eknath Eswaren
      • Awake in this World by Michael Stone
      • Awakening Shakti by Sally Kempton
      • A Life Worth Breathing by Max Strom
      • Music and Mantras by Girish
      • The Path of the Yoga Sutras by Nicolai Bachman
      • Polishing the Mirror by Ram Dass
      • Yoga for a World out of Balance by Michael Stone
      • + one book of your choice
    • 30 hours of teaching/assisting experience
    • Mentor meetings
      • Approximately once/month for up to 18 months*
      • Meet the mentors
      • Mentors are there to support you in establishing and sustaining a personal practice. They are available for discussions around how to integrate practice into your life. If you find yourself needing additional support, we suggest finding a coach or counselor. Mentors also have a basic understanding of program requirements, but may refer to you to Connie ([email protected]) to verify your personalized curriculum.
    • Sankalpa/personal reflective exercise
    • Service Project
    • 90-day personal practice
    • Final reflection
  • Takes 14-36 months to complete, depending upon your chosen trainings
  • Enrollment fee: $508 (includes $308 as an offering to your mentor)
    • After you enroll, you will receive discounts on most of Janet’s trainings

500 Hour Teacher Training Application

500 Hour Application

This program is designed for those who do not have a prior yoga teacher certification and want to do a full 500-hour training program with Janet. We recommend you copy the questions in this form into a word processing program, if you think it will take you more than one session to complete this form. Unfortunately, there is no option to save your answers and return to them later. Once you click submit, you'll be redirected to a payment form for the $308 training administration fee.
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