Advanced Yoga Studies

Want to learn how to create a non-harming practice? Curious about anatomy and movement?

Are there asana  that you’ve learned that don’t feel right in your body?  Have you injured yourself in your practice?  Are you curious about how the body works and want to learn more about practical anatomy?  Our advanced studies program is for you.

Leaning options for maximum flexibility!
Units can be taken individually and in any order for those not seeking Yoga Alliance registry.  You can take an entire Unit or just one weekend.  All classes are engaging and interactive.  Learn more about the wonderful tools that yoga has to offer for a balanced, healthy life.

For registered teachers:  Yoga Alliance continuing education hours (CEU’s) are available for both options.

Course Calendar

Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Saturday, 11:15 am – 6:45 pm
Sunday, 9:45 am – 4:15 pm

Unit 1:  Anatomy of a Healthy Practice
September 14 – 16, October 5 – 7, November 9 – 11, 2018

Unit Two:  Asana, Alignment and Adjustments
January 4 – 6, 18 – 20, February 8 – 10, 2019

Unit Three:  Communication, Sequencing, and the Energetic Body
February 22 – 24, March 8 – 10, 22 – 24, 2019

Unit Four: Expanding Your Teaching Practice, Delving Deeper
April 5 – 7, 12 – 14, 26 – 28, 2019

Practicum:  Will be offered on various evenings during each unit. Dates to be announced. Students are required to attend 15 hours of practicum to obtain RYT 300 registration

Additional Class Hours:
 25 hours of take home assignments
9 hours of Student Teaching
30 Additional Yoga Class Hours or Workshops: These Classes and Workshops must be taken with instructors at Rishis Community Yoga or approved Certified Yoga Instructors in other venues.

• $3500 ($500 deposit with application). Final payment of $3000 due September 1, 2018 (credit cards not accepted)
• $3600 if paid after September 1, 2018
• $3700 Installment Plan; $925 with application; Installment payments of $925

Cancellation Policy: Deposits are refundable up to August 24th, 4 weeks prior to the beginning of training. If written cancellation is received after that date, deposit is non-refundable unless another participant can fill the spot.

Tuition Includes
• 12 weekend Intensives, practicums
• Eligibility to become a 500 hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT500) through Yoga Alliance when paired with an existing RYT200 level certificate
• Tuition does not include required texts. These must be purchased separately.

Karen Quinn, ERYT500, Certified Yoga Therapist, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner is the lead instructor for this training. She brings 18 years and over 10,000 hours of teaching experience to create trainings rich in anatomy, alignment and ahimsa. Her emphasis is on sharing the many tools of yoga therapy that allows students to discover the wonder and ease of this ancient practice. In addition, we have assembled an incredible group of instructors with years of hands on experience to share their knowledge and expertise so that you can share with others the many gifts of yoga.

For more information or to apply:  Karen Quinn-

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