300 hour teacher training
advance your teaching, enhance your practice
& strengthen your voice
Kaia Yoga’s 300-hour Teacher Training program is the next step in your yoga teaching career. A program dedicating to developing new skills, enhancing your voice and advancing your knowledge of the science of yoga. The 300-hour program continues the evolutionary journey of our 200-hour teacher training program, a place for your to continue your journey and learn more about hands on adjustments, meditation, sequencing and teaching.
Our program is structured with an open enrollment approach. This means you may begin at any time and take up to 2 years to complete your training. 300 hours of advanced yoga teacher training with a mix of Core Modules ( to strengthen the foundations such as hands on adjustments, sequencing, anatomy and meditation) and Advanced Elective Studies such as kids yoga, restorative yoga, yin yoga and much more and you can customize and tailor your training to your individual needs or key focus.
200-hour Teacher Training certificate from Kaia Yoga or other Yoga Alliance-Approved 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training. 200 hr graduates from another program will benefit from our bridge hours before each core module.
The foundation of the program is comprised of 7 Core Modules. All students enrolled in the 300-hour program must complete all 7 Core Modules regardless of elective track you are pursuing. The Core Modules make up 120 of the required hours in the program and are taught by Gina Norman founder of Kaia Yoga and our staff Kaia Yoga Teacher Trainers.
-The additional 180 contact hours are completed through Kaia Yogas Advanced Elective Studies, classes and homework. Based on your teaching style, areas of interest, specialties, and/or past experiences, you select which electives will best inspire and evolve your teaching.
The Core Modules & Electives may be completed in any order. The 7 Core Modules are generally scheduled 2x each year. Some Elective Modules are annual events while some may be scheduled more/less frequently.
7 Core Modules
Hands on adjustments
anatomy and therapeutics
Practice teaching finding your style, pace and over all voice
More than poses: breathing, energy and more
Meditation and Philosophy
additional program requirements:
80 Class: 60 Kaia Yoga Vinyasa classes at least 20 Kaia Yoga Vinyasa Basics
· 20 Restorative/Yin
There will be homework assigned and due after each core module as well as additional papers and requirements after you have completed all electives.
Giving back to the community for 10 hours. Put what you learned in action w your choice of community class/project. Kaia Yoga will help support and promote any way we can to help spread the love of yoga:)
Kaia Yoga Teacher Training Core Faculty
Kaia Yoga Teacher Training Core Faculty
Senior Teaching Staff: Heather Cotter, Lisa Giordano, Lexy Tomaino, Claudia Zeller, Sharon Goodman & Barbara Joseph
Guest elective teachers include :
Sarah and Allan Finger, Rodney and Colleen Yee, Megan Moss Freeman,
Brett Bevel, David Nichtern, Jillian Pransky, Matt Giordano and more!
core module pricing:
Early bird: $275 per module (paid 2 weeks in advance per module start date)
Regular: $325 per module
Package of 7 core modules: $1,500
Individual pricing will apply per elective and will depend on your choice of electives.
Most electives range between $425-$595
A package of 5 electives can be purchased for a discounted price of $2,100
(Pay for 300 hour training in full and recieive $300 off!)
In addition to these prices you will need to purchase a membership to the studio at $149 a month or paid up front for 6 month or a year. You must have a membership or use a class card at the studio while you are in the 300 hour program as practicing at the studio is a requirement for training.
Enhance your training with one on one guidance from our mentoring staff
Purchase one session for $150
Or a package of 10 sessions for $1350 a saving of $150
REFUND POLICY: No refunds are given once you are accepted into the training. In some cases we will issue a credit for another training with doctors notes or special circumstances.