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Honesdale PA 300-hour Yoga Teacher 

& Yoga Therapy Foundation Training

Are you considering Yoga Therapy as a career?

Would you like to learn new tools, skills and paradigms, and integrate Therapeutic Yoga Principles into your teaching and personal practice? 

This exceptional 300-hour teacher training is a credential in itself and is the Foundational Level of 

Spanda's IAYT Accredited Professional Yoga Therapist Training

Offered over 3 ten-day modules: July 14 - 23, 2017 & November 3-12, 2017 & April 13-22, 2018.

Rooted in authentic yoga and informed by western medicine, this 300-hour advanced teacher training is a credential in itself, and counts fully toward your professional level yoga therapist certification through the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). This program is personalized to help you develop deep expertise in the populations you wish to serve. Group training is enhanced through a mentored practicum and a personal healing project that provide one-on-one opportunities to explore your interests under expert guidance. 


Extra Early:  $3,525 if application is processed and deposit is received by April 14, 2017.

Early:  $3,900 if application is process and deposit received by May 12, 2017.

Regular:  $4,275

Payment plans are available, click here. Your deposit reserves your spot. 

Designed to deepen and expand your knowledge of and skill in:

  • Yoga’s origins and philosophy

  • How and why yoga heals and supports optimum health

  • Ayurvedic basics, healing as personal evolution, and restoratives for modern living

  • Integration of Ayurvedic, energetic and western anatomy

  • Alignment and movement for efficient body use and health

  • Respectful hands-on guidance, body reading, and movement analysis skills

  • Prevention of common yoga injuries

  • Designing private sessions and group yoga classes for special populations 

  • Specialized teaching strategies and skills

  • Professional issues such as when to refer, liability and insurance and confidentiality


Additional certificates embedded in the 300-hour coursework are:

  • Yoga for Back Care

  • Yoga for Vibrant Aging

  • Therapeutic Yoga Principles and Practices for Group Classes

If you’d like to more fully orient yourself to the point of view of health and healing this program offers, please begin reading Radical Healing: Integrating the World’s Great Therapeutic Traditions to Create a New Transformative Medicine, by Rudolph Ballentine, M.D. (ideally the Second Edition.) We recommend beginning with the introduction, taking your time, and exploring some of his suggestions as you see fit in your life and personal practice.


Himalayan Institute Retreat Center

952 Bethany Turnpike, Honesdale, PA 18431


This course takes place on the beautiful 400-acre campus of the Himalayan Institute, nestled in the rolling hills of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains. Its picturesque views, scenic hiking trails, contemplative atmosphere, and peaceful natural setting support focus and integration of coursework. 


109 guest rooms are available with a range of single, double, deluxe, and apartment-sized accommodations. Three fresh, nutritionally and ayurvedically balanced vegetarian meals are served daily, and the Sacred Grove Café has beverages and snacks with plenty of delicious vegan and gluten-free options, with free wifi.

The PureRejuv Wellness Center offers various types of massage, chiropractic treatments, biofeedback, and one-on-one consultations with its integrative medical staff. A dedicated meditation hall (The Sri Vidya Shrine) is open for meditation practice to program participants at various times throughout the day.

If you prefer to study in our Princeton, NJ 300-hr weekend program click here.

Would you like more information? Give us a call: 609-474-6006 or use the form below

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