Science, Skills, and Roots
2022 Yoga Teacher Training dates are POSTED beginning in February of 2022 and limited to 6-10 students!!! Some things have shifted. Some things have stayed the same, but it’s still the intimate & rich program you expect from Trillium.
Please see detailed schedule below for all the details. Please fill out the form below to be begin the process to reserve your spot.
Our 300 hour program is designed with an intimate Sangha in mind for personalized attention. Our training will build on your 200 hour knowledge to guide you into stronger understanding of the essential components of yoga. We want you to have the concrete skills to go beyond effectively teaching. We will add layers to your knowledge of the human body, systems and body movements, to better understand and work with asanas. You will learn the skills needed to teach in group settings as well as working one on one with students safely, effectively, and appropriately. Our training deepens the practices of Pranayama, Meditation, and how to unite Ayurveda with Yoga while also cultivating safe space and offering individual support to explore the niche that most fits you to become the authentic You as a Teacher. You will leave our training with more confidence in your own abilities and wisdom and ready to do the Great Work of sharing that wisdom with others.
–Take your teaching practice to the next level.
–Become a 500 hour certified yoga teacher (we are also a 200 hour registered yoga school through Yoga Alliance).
Required on-line component: Ayurveda 101 & Yoga: Steep yourself in Wellness: 10 week on-line training. It is required for the 300 hour program, and a great way to up level personal self care and practices of Ayurveda and Yoga. This course helps you to truly embody this way of living so that you can better walk the walk and learn through experience and experimenting in your own practice. This is the key to being a good teacher: embodiment. This is also a great way to “dip your toes” in, if you’re not sure about 300 hour and beyond. It is a required part of the 300 hour YTT program and a great way to dip your toes into our program.
In Person training components: Weekends all day Saturday and Sunday, once a month. Program includes on line video components (including Ayurveda 101 & Yoga):
Yoga & Ayurveda: Living the Wisdom. This part includes 30 hours of prerequisite training videos: the Ayurveda 101 & Yoga: Steeping yourSelf in Wellness on-line component that is open to students of yoga, Ayurveda, and life. In person training: February – April
True Yoga: Living the Limbs. This part deepens your relationship to Asana (Postures), Pranayama (Breath Work), and Meditations (Pratyahara, Dharana & Dhyana). In person training: September – November.
True You: Living your Authentic Self. This part takes everything you’ve learned to become the most authentic student and teacher of life, wisdom, yoga, and Ayuveda. In person training: February – May
In between sessions will include assignments and independent study projects as part of the requirements.
2021 Dates: January 16-17, February 20-21, March 20-21, April 17-18, May 15-16, June 19-20 (plus a full day retreat day on June 12th from 8-4), September 18-19, October 16-17, November 20-21, and December 11-12.
2022-2023 Dates: February 19-20; March 19-20; April 9-10; September 17-18; October 15-16; November 12-12; 2023: February, March, April, and May dates TBD (will post in fall 2021)
2023 Dates: Dates TBD; please reach out to be on the list for 2023.
Investment for Program:
Early Bird Investment: $3800 (deposit of $500 to hold your spot, must be paid in full by October 1, 2021).
Program Investment: $3900 (deposit of $500 due to hold your spot, must be paid in full by January 1, 2022, unless other arrangements have been made). We have a few small scholarships available each year; please request more information.
–Program must be paid in full before the training begins (January 1st), unless other arrangements have been made (required books and manual are included).
–This will be an intimate program to give you individualized attention; space is limited to 6-10 students.
–$500 deposit is due with application to hold your spot. Please understand that your spot is not held until we approve your phone interview and receive your deposit.
–Our program is intimate and space is very limited. We rely on you to honor your commitment to the program once you have placed your deposit. We reserve the right to keep your deposit in full should you choose not to take the program at any time before or after it begins. A full refund policy is included with your deposit receipt. Full refund policy is provided with acceptance letter.
Please ask us about a payment plan for the program.
Expectations: You are expected to attend all weekends, watch all required on-line videos, join required on-line “meetings”, complete all practicums, exams & projects, turn in all required homework, and be paid in full before you receive your certification. You will receive your certification after completion of all parts of the program for 300 additional hours to your 200 hour program (for a combined total of 500 hours).
Location: Trillium Ayurveda in North Orange, MA.
There are a few local Air B&B accommodations, even a few on nearby lakes. B&B’s nearby include: Rose Cottage B&B (about a ten minute drive) and Clamber Hill (about a 30 minute drive). We also may be able to connect you with local students who might have extra room for you to stay–let us know if you would like to host or be hosted and we will do our best to connect you before the first module.
Please begin by filling out the following information. We will contact you via e-mail to ask any additional questions and to set up a phone interview. Your deposit of $500 is due after your phone interview to hold your spot. Please understand that your spot is not held until we receive your deposit.
WE LOVE WORD OF MOUTH: If you’re a graduate of one of our programs or familiar with our programs, you can help up by spreading the word. We love word of mouth. If you know of someone you think would benefit from taking one of our trainings, please send them our way. Be sure to tell them to let us know that you referred them (please ask them to include your mailing address or you can submit their name and your address to us yourself). When they complete a program, they get the gift of wisdom, and you too will receive a thank you gift.