200-Hour Midweek Teacher Training with Raji Thron


Begins February 7, 2018! 

FULL TUITION until 1/31/18

Is it time to take the next step? Do you love yoga and want to help others experience the life-changing benefits yoga can bring them? Equip yourself with the knowledge, abilities and community needed to truly have an inspiring, healing impact on those around you.

Join a training program with a great track record of graduating hundreds of accomplished teachers. We have been training & certifying teachers for over 10 years. This training will prepare you well to ease into the world of teaching yoga classes and private yoga clients.

• Learn to teach & embody various approaches to yoga.
• Study anatomy & biomechanics in a way that makes it truly come alive.
• Explore and experience how to feel and move prana and teach deeply-transformative subtle-body techniques.
• You’ll have FUN & connect with a wonderful, lighthearted community.

Yoga Alliance Registration – The Yoga Synthesis™ Teacher Training is approved and registered with Yoga Alliance and meets the minimum Yoga Alliance requirement of 200 hours. Upon completion of all requirements, trainees receive a Certificate which can be submitted to Yoga Alliance for registration.

What Participants Will Learn -
•Yoga practices of various traditions: postural, breathing, meditation and relaxation
•Basic Yoga Philosophy, Psychology, Ayurveda and yogic health practices
•Teaching methodology, ethics, technique and style
•Anatomy and physiology related to yoga practices
•The practice and teaching of fundamental yoga postures, alignment, variations and modifications and sequencing
•The practice and teaching of fundamental breathing techniques, breath sequencing and meditation
•Essential Sanskrit terms and mantras commonly associated with yogic practices and yoga philosophy

Dates, Timing & Location – Training begins February 7, 2018 and meets most Wednesdays (February 7th to June 20th and September 5th to November 21st) at Yoga Synthesis, Chestnut Ridge. Attendance at all sessions is required.

Course Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Prerequisites - Candidates for admission are required to have a minimum of 2 years currently consistent Yoga practice, and a basic understanding of yogic principles. To insure the integrity of the learning experience, all candidates must receive prior approval of the instructor.

Requirements - In order to receive a Certification, participants are required to:

•Attend each training session in its entirety (except in the event of illness or severe emergency situations).
•Complete all required reading assignments.
•Submit written homework, including essays based on required reading.
•Commit to a self-guided home practice to work on the training material a minimum of 2 times month.
•Organize and teach 2 classes each month to a small informal group of friends or family.
•Attend 3 Yoga Synthesis™ public classes and 1 class in each yoga style being studied (9 classes).
•Complete 4 class assists with Yoga Synthesis™ Staff Teachers or other qualified teachers.
•Submit fully completed Journals using provided forms, documenting self-guided home practice, practice teaching, class attendance and class assisting.
•Pass all written and practical tests.
•Missed training presentations may be made up through private instruction arranged with the instructor, at a minimum fee of $150 for every 2 hours of private instruction.

Required Yoga Props - To insure that everyone has the correct props, the following items should be obtained by each participant: Yoga mat, 9-foot quick release Yoga strap, 2 - 4" Yoga blocks and 2 Mexican cotton blankets, 60”x 80”. Books and props may be purchased through the Yoga Synthesis studio (call for information).

Required Books - Prior to Section 1, each participant must complete all pre-training reading requirements.
•Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, by Mukunda Stiles (pre-training reading requirement)
•Anusara Yoga, by Doug Keller (pre-training reading requirement)
•The Shambhala Guide to Yoga, by Georg Feuerstein (pre-training reading requirement)
•Yoga For Your Type, by Dr. David Frawley & Sandra Summerfield Kozak, M.S.
•Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness, by Erich Schiffmann
•Ashtanga Yoga, “The Practice Manual”, by David Swenson
•Yoga, The Iyengar Way, by Silva, Mira & Shyam Mehta
•Yoga for Wellness, by Gary Kraftsow
•Anatomy and Asana by Suzi Hately

Tuition – Full Tuition is $3,600. A completed application, along with a deposit check payable to Raji Thron in the amount of $1,000 is required for registration in Yoga Synthesis™ Basic Teacher Training. Payment in full prior to commencement of training is preferred. Payment plans are available based on the full tuition of $3,600. Payment plans are arranged with no more than 5 payments. All payments are due no later than 1 month prior to the training’s graduation date. Cost of books and props is not included.

Special Offers -
Discounted Class Packages*
$9 drop-in class rate
$75 monthly unlimited class package
20% off Yoga Synthesis workshops*
20% off retail products* (from the Yoga Synthesis boutique)

*Discounts valid for 2017 One Day-A-Week Basic Certification Teacher Training students.
*All discounts apply for the duration of the training

Application – An application may be obtained at the Yoga Synthesis studio (201-818-9642) or Online.

Registration & Payment – A completed application must be accompanied by a deposit check payable to Raji Thron in the amount of $1,000, sent to Yoga Synthesis™, 225 North Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, NJ 07446. Please submit your application by mail to the above address.

Refund Policy - Withdrawal refund prior to start date, $800. Thereafter, refunds are determined on an individual basis, depending upon time spent in the training, cost of training materials, etc. The Yoga Synthesis™ Teachers’ Training Manual and Manual Supplement are the property of Yoga Synthesis™, and must be returned to Yoga Synthesis™ upon withdrawal from program.