300-Hour Yoga Teacher Certification (RYT300)

Current early registration discount: $3000 if paid in full before October 30th!

A great opportunity to deepen your knowledge and experience of yoga and explore more specialized and advanced areas of application. For individuals who have successfully completed a basic 200-hour Yoga Alliance-registered training and want to take the next step. Main presentations and classes are taught by Raji Thron, with assistance from Yoga Synthesis Staff Teachers and graduates.

Yoga Alliance Registered
Yoga Alliance is the regulating organization for Yoga teachers and programs, which sets standards for teacher training programs worldwide. The Yoga Synthesis Teacher Training is approved and registered with Yoga Alliance and meets the minimum Yoga Alliance requirements for 200 and 300 advanced hour training. Upon completion of all requirements, trainees receive a certificate which can be submitted to Yoga Alliance for registration.

What Participants Will Learn

Physiology of Movement, Biomechanics of Alignment, Anatomy and Body Reading, Language for Refined Cueing, Introduction to Yoga Therapeutics, Teaching Methodology, Meditation, Prop Usage, Yoga Philosophy, Sanskrit, Ayurveda, Pranayama, Breath in Asana, Esoteric Anatomy & Energy Work, Meridian in yoga, Advancing in Asana, Yoga Assists and Adjustments.

Location, Timing, and Dates

The next Advanced Yoga Synthesis Teacher Training will begin February 2020 and will run for 8 weekends at Yoga Synthesis, 151 E Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446. Weekend course time includes Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am to 7pm.

2020 Training Dates
1st Section February 29, March 1
2nd Section March 21,22
3rd Section April 11,12
4th Section May 9,10
5th Section June 6,7
6th Section September 12,13
7th Section October 17,18
8th Section November 7,8

Other Contact Hours

Additional hours include: 15 Class Observations of Raji’s regularly scheduled classes, 5 of Raji’s Master classes, 3 guided meditations, 5 assists in gentle/restorative, 5 assists with Raji and final project meetings (2 private meetings with Raji).

Non-Contact Hours

Outside of training hours include: reading, homework, outside of training teaching (teach 1 class a week) and final project (research, prepare written and practical presentation).

Reading List

  • Yoga Synthesis Basic Teachers’ Training Manual (required for those new to Yoga Synthesis)

  • Yoga Synthesis™ Advanced Teachers’ Training Booklets (given to trainees during the training)

  • Anusara Yoga by Doug Keller

  • The Upanishads (any source)

  • Bhagavad-Gita by Stephen Mitchell

  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Mukunda Stiles (or other source)

  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Muktibhodhananda

  • The Meditator's Handbook by David Fontana

  • The Kundalini Yoga Experience

  • Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers (or Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark)

  • The Yoga of Breath Richard Rosen

  • Yoga for Wellness by Gary Kraftsow (therapeutics section)

  • The Woman’s Yoga Book: Asana & Pranayama for All Phases of the Menstrual Cycle by Bobbie Clennell

  • Structural Yoga Therapy by Mukunda Stiles

  • Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing by Vasant Lad

  • Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall

  • Anatomy and Asana by Suzi Hately

Special Offers to Enrolled Trainees

  • Discounted class packages*

    • $9 drop-in class rate

    • $75 monthly unlimited class package (package is automatically renewed each month)

    • $500 for AYSTT unlimited class package (valid from 3/15/19 to 6/9/19 and 9/13/19 to 11/3/19)

  • 20% off Yoga Synthesis workshops*

  • 20% off retail products* (from the Yoga Synthesis shop)

  • 20 FREE classes with Raji for AYSTT students (classes should be taken during the course of the training)

*All discounts apply only to trainees and only for the duration of the training.

Tuition and Registration

Full tuition is $3,500. (The current early registration discount: $3000 if paid in full before October 30th!) A $500 deposit is required to secure applicant’s place in the training. Payment in full prior to the beginning of the training is necessary to keep the early registration discount. Payment plans are available, based on the full price of the training with no more than 4 payments to be paid in full by the end of the training.

An application may be obtained at the Yoga Synthesis studio (201-818-9642) or click here for an online application. Completed applications can be sent to: Yoga Synthesis, 151 E Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446. Once the application is received, the applicant will be contacted to schedule a personal interview with the instructor.

Refund Policy

Withdrawal refund prior to start date, $400. Thereafter, refunds are determined on an individual basis, depending upon time spent in the training, cost of training materials, etc. In the event of withdrawal from the training at any time, all training materials, Manuals and Manual Supplements must be returned to Yoga Synthesis.