Discover Your Yoga

Wherever you stand in your path, our heartfelt trainings are crafted to empower you in your journey

Find Your Teacher Training Path

Through the guidance of our expert faculty, our 50 Hour Foundational Program, 200 RYT and 300/500 RYT certified programs help future yoga instructors and those simply looking to deepen their practice by growing their confidence and expanding their knowledge of yoga. We are passionate about guiding you along your journey, and are here to meet you where you are at in your practice.

First 50 Yoga Foundations

Discover Level

Explore your love of yoga and build your personal practice with 50 Hour Yoga Foundations. This program is built for students who are interested in investing in their yoga practice, and would like to learn more about asana, breathing techniques, and yoga philosophy. You’ll learn a new asana sequence that will grow and expand as you continue on your journey with Asheville Yoga Center.

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200 Hr Training Teacher

Dive Level

Embark on a transformative journey into the world of yoga with our 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training. Ignite your passion for yoga and cultivate your own practice. Designed for dedicated students eager to deepen their connection to yoga, this immersive experience delves into asana, pranayama, and the profound philosophy of yoga. Uncover a fresh asana sequence that evolves alongside you, nurturing your growth as you walk the path of discovery with Asheville Yoga Center.

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300 Hr Training Teacher

Advanced Level

Experience a profound yoga education through AYC’s 300-hour program, merging 120 hours of core curriculum exploring asana, pranayama, meditation, anatomy, philosophy, and more. Delve into specialized modules with renowned instructors to discover various yoga paths. Our goal is to nurture your growth as a teacher, fostering self-reliance and heartfelt instruction. We’re dedicated to helping you become a genuine conduit of these teachings, guiding others while staying true to your own path.

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Why Choose AYC?​

Sustainable Yoga Campus

Our solar-powered, environmentally sustainable campus is one of the few in the country designed specifically for yoga. Enjoy a beautiful campus with edible, aromatic plants and native trees located in the beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. This is an ideal destination for yoga teacher training as we are located in a wellness haven here in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Shared Campus with The Ayurvedic Institute

We are proud to have shared faculty and campus with The Ayurvedic Institute, the premier Ayurvedic school in the west, led by Dr. Vasant Lad.

Unique & Expert Curriculum

Our curriculum is built by a faculty with a mixture of different backgrounds, lineages, and training styles. We have a core faculty of teacher trainers who guide you throughout the training program, as well as special guest instructors that share different perspectives on their particular niche.

Respected & specialized guest teachers

Our program connects instructors from all over the Asheville yoga community, so you’ll enjoy learning from different local & visiting instructors who bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and perspectives.

Hybrid Training

All of our programs are available both in-person and online. This format gives you the flexibility to work around what fits best for your schedule and learning style.

1-on-1 training with instructors

You’ll get to experience 1 to 1 instruction with experienced teachers who can provide personalized feedback to you to help empower your teaching skills.

Digital Library

Our digital library features 12+ hour long videos  from our teaching staff including faculty from The Ayurvedic Institute & Dr. Vasant Lad. These videos will present in depth information on different topics related to the training. 

Exclusive Sequence Charts

Inspired by Ayurveda, you will be introduced to 3 unique AYC sequences (based on the elements of earth, water, and fire) that meet different body needs and types. You will experience these sequences through different teachers with different yoga lineages and perspectives. 

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