Advanced Studies Yoga Teacher Training

For 500 RYT Advanced Studies Certification

Graduate in 2021 from Your 300-Hour Program

FREE Graduation and Completion Fee

We know you’ve been working hard to complete your advanced yoga education at AYC! That’s why all 300RYT students who graduate by December 31, 2021 will have their graduation and completion fees waived!
With virtual trainings available through the end of the year, you can complete your 300RYT from the comfort of your home. Check out the calendar to see which trainings fit your schedule. We have made it convenient for you to finish up your studies before the New Year!
Questions? Feel free to reach out to Programs at to learn more.
Offer valid until 10/31/21.

Asheville Yoga Center offers some of the best Yoga Alliance certified instructors and certified healthcare professionals in the nation. You will deepen your knowledge of yoga as you explore therapeutic yoga traditions, modalities, and yoga practices. To be eligible for this 300-Hour Certification you will need to have already obtained a 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certification (from the Asheville Yoga Center or elsewhere).

In this highly flexible program, you will enroll in the courses that are of most interest to you, allowing you to design a unique-to-you curriculum.  Our credit-based program requires 300 total hours of which 270 hours must be completed as contact hours. An additional 30 hours will be assigned to you as required reading and course assignments.

Graduation Requirements

You must complete 300 total hours of study to graduate. We allow students up 5 years to complete the training requirements. Your program hours will be a mix of contact hours and non-contact hours. Yoga alliance defines contact hours as hours that take place in the physical or virtual presence of a faculty member. Yoga alliance defines non-contact hours as hours that may take place without a faculty member present. Your non-contact hours are acquired by completing the required reading assigned for each individual training you participate in.

Hour Requirements

270 hours of your 300 need to be contact hours

  • 135 of those hours need to be with a lead trainer
  • 135 remaining can be with any trainer

The 30 remaining hours need to be non-contact hours:

  • Half-weekend course = 1 hour
  • Weekend = 2 hours
  • 3-Day = 3 hours
  • 4-Day = 4 hours
  • 5-Day = 5 hours

In order to graduate our program, you must complete our enrollment form and pay the $150 enrollment fee, complete the required hours outlined above, then apply for completion and pay the $50 graduation fee.

Course Offering Schedule & Credit Hours

Most courses will follow the below schedule, however each course will have specifics posted with the course details on MBO.

Half-Weekend Training
Saturday & Sunday, 8:00am – 12:00pm
Contact Hours: 8
Non-contact Hours: 1

Weekend Training
Friday, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am – 12:00pm | 1:00 – 5:00pm
Sunday, 8:00am – 12:00pm | 1:00 – 5:00pm
Contact Hours: 18
Non-Contact Hours: 2

3-Day Training
Friday – Sunday, 8:00am – 12:00pm | 1:00 – 5:00pm
Contact Hours: 24
Non-Contact Hours: 3

4-Day Training
Monday-Thursday – 8:00am – 12:00pm l 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Contact Hours: 32
Non-Contact Hours: 4

5-Day Training
Monday-Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm | 1:00-5:00pm
Contact Hours: 40
Non-Contact Hours: 5

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