IS THIS PROGRAM ELIGIBLE FOR YOGA ALLIANCE CERTIFICATION?
Students who complete the 200-, 300- or 500-hour programs will receive a teacher training certificate from Janet Stone Yoga that meets Yoga Alliance standards.
200 hour students. Eligible to receive a 200-hour certificate from Janet Stone Yoga.
500 hour students. If you complete all 500 hours from the Stone Yoga School, then you will receive a 500 hour certificate. You can elect to receive a 200-hour certificate en route.
If you completed a 200 hour training from another Yoga Alliance certified school, you will be able to submit both your 200 hour and your 300 hour certificate to Yoga Alliance, should you choose to, for a full 500 hour recognition from them.
WHAT ARE THE PREREQUISITES?
Participation in the 200 hour program is open to all students who have practiced yoga for a year or more.
Participation in the 500 hour program is by application only. Prerequisites include completion of Janet Stone Yoga’s 200-hour Teacher Training OR completion of an equivalent 200-hour teacher training (equivalency determined in discussion with Janet Stone Yoga).
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS TO COMPLETE THE PROGRAM?
200-hour: Attend two 108-hour immersions, and submit all homework assigned for them. Write four book reports (reading list supplied upon registration).
300-hour: Attend one 108-hour immersion and any combination of other trainings & immersions to complete 300 hours, and submit all homework. Complete at least 30-hours of teaching or assisting. In addition, there are assignments to help you explore your intention and build a daily personal practice.
500-hour: Complete all elements of the 200- and 300-hour program. You can receive your 200-hour certificate upon completion of 200 training hours and the 200-hour readings.
WHAT IS THE COST?
200 hour: $208 to enroll, plus the cost of individual trainings (these vary). Note that the residential trainings include all your meals and accommodations in addition to the training.
300/500 hour: The cost varies depending on which modules you choose to enroll in and requires individual registration beyond the initial acceptance in the 300/500 hour Training. There is a base fee of $508 for the 300- or the 500-hour program that covers administration, evaluation, and tracking your completion of the training. This also covers an offering to your mentor. We also offer discounts on most trainings for those enrolled in the 300/500 hour program.
CAN I APPLY HOURS FROM JANET STONE YOGA TRAININGS TOWARDS MY ANNUAL CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS?
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE UNTIL I AM CERTIFIED?
It will take a minimum of 6 months to complete your 200 hour certification and a minimum of 1 additional year to complete your 300 hours. You can choose to spread out your workshop enrollment over the course of up to 3 years.
I AM INTERESTED IN ATTENDING ONE OF JANET’S RETREATS, WORKSHOPS OR CONFERENCE EVENTS NOT LISTED HERE, CAN IT COUNT TOWARD MY TRAINING HOURS?
For the 200-hour program, plan to enroll in two 108-hour immersions. The depth and, well, immersive nature of these is vital to integrating the practice.
If you are in the 300/500 hour program, then absolutely! When you look at Janet’s full calendar of teaching you’ll see she offers many retreats and workshops internationally in addition to festival and conference classes. These all have the potential to be included in your course of study for the 500 hour program. You should plan to attend at least one 108-hour immersion for a 300-hour certificate and two of 108-hour immersions for a 500-hour certificate.
WHAT IS THE MENTOR PROGRAM?
The mentor program is part of the 300- and 500-hour programs. You will be matched with one of Janet’s long-time trainees, all of whom have completed their 500-hour with Janet, and often many, many more hours.
Your mentor is available for up to one meeting per month (in person or via phone/skype) and can help you craft your personal training curriculum, support you as your create space for personal practice, and offer personalized explorations, reading and assignments.
Meet the mentors.
I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS. WHO DO I CONTACT?
Please email [email protected] with all other questions.