300-Hour Advanced Teacher Training with Raji Thron

Early Registration Special Offer:  $100 OFF full tuition (offer available until 02/05/17)

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.

The Yoga Synthesis™ Advanced Teacher Training is registered with Yoga Alliance. Upon completion of all requirements, trainees receive a Certificate which may be submitted to Yoga Alliance for their registration.

Topics Covered include - Physiology of movement, Biomechanics of Alignment, Anatomy and Body Reading, Language for refined cueing, Yoga Therapeutics, Teaching Themes, Meditation, Prop Usage, Yoga Philosophy, Sanskrit, Ayurveda, Pranayama, Breath in Asana, Esoteric Anatomy & Energy Work, Meridian Therapy, Advancing in Asana, Adjustments.

Location, Timing & Dates – The current Advanced Yoga Synthesis™ Teacher Training began February 17, 2017 and will run for 7 weekends at Yoga Synthesis™, 225 North Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, NJ 07446. Weekend course time includes Friday nights from 7:00-10:00 pm; Saturdays from 11:30 am to 7:00 pm; and Sundays from 11:30 am to 7 pm.

2017 Training Dates Include:
1st Section: Friday-Sunday, February 17, 18 and 19
2nd Section: Friday-Sunday, March 3, 4 and 5
3rd Section: Friday-Sunday, April 21, 22 and 23
Retreat: Friday-Sunday, May 19, 20 and 21
4th Section: Friday-Sunday, June 2, 3 and 4
5th Section: Friday-Sunday, September 8, 9 and 10
6th Section: Friday-Sunday, October 13, 14 and 15
7th Section: Friday-Sunday, November 3, 4 and 5

Other Contact Hours -
Observe 20 of Raji’s regularly scheduled Classes (30 hours)
Attend 5 of Raji’s Teacher’s Classes (10 hours)
3 Guided Meditations (3 hours)
5 Assists gentle/restorative (10 hours)
5 Assists with Raji (10 hours)
Final Project (contact- 2 private meetings with Raji = 4 hours)

Non-contact Hours -
Reading, Homework, Outside Teaching- Teach 1 class a week, 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)
The Upanishads (any source)
Bhagavad-Gita, by Stephen Mitchell
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, by Mukunda Stiles
Hatha Yoga Pradipika, by Swami Muktibhodhananda
The Meditator's Handbook, by David Fontana
The Kundalini Yoga Experience
Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers
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
The Language Of Yoga: Complete A to Y Guide to Asana Names, Sanskrit Terms & Chants, by Nicolai Bachman
Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing, by Vasant Lad

Tuition - Tuition is $3,600. A $1,000 deposit is required to secure Applicant’s place in the training. Receipt of the deposit one month prior to the start date secures a discounted tuition of $3,500. Payment in full prior to the beginning of the training is preferred. Payment plans are available based on the full tuition of $3,600. All payment plans incur an administrative fee of $50 per payment. Payment plans are arranged with no more than 4 payments. All payments are due no later than the end of the training. Cost of books and props is not included.

Application & Registration Process - An application may be obtained at the Yoga Synthesis studio (201-818-9642) or online. Completed Advanced Teacher Training Applications can be sent to Yoga Synthesis™, 225 North Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, NJ 07446. Once the application is received, the applicant will be contacted to schedule a personal interview with the instructor.

Yoga Synthesis Basic 200-Hour Teacher Training Overview - This intensive is a pre-requisite for those taking the Yoga Synthesis ™ Advanced Teacher Training that did not graduate from Yoga Synthesis. For YSATT students, the cost is included in their tuition.

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. In the event of withdrawal from the training at any time, all training materials, Manuals and Manual Supplements must be returned to Yoga Synthesis™.

Trainee Discounts – All discounts are for Advanced YS Teacher Trainees and apply for the duration of the training.
$9 Drop-in class rate.
$75 Monthly auto-renew package (unlimited regularly scheduled classes for 1 month. Package is automatically renewed each month)
$500 AYSTT unlimited class package (valid from 2/17/17-11/5/17)
20 FREE Classes with Raji for AYSTT Students (classes should be taken during the course of the training)