RYT500 Training Program (300 Hour Curriculum)

Open format training, attend modules in any order at your own pace.

If you are looking for a training that builds on and expands your 200 Hour Training or learn more about Yoga, our Yoga Therapeutic Essentials is the perfect fit.

Yoga Alliance RYS200 insignia As yoga has grown in popularity, people have begun to realize the full benefits of this ancient practice and its potential as a therapeutic modality. With this in mind, we now offer a RYT500 Training Program called Yoga Therapeutic Essentials that consists of 300 hours of advanced yoga training beyond the 200 hours needed for your RYT200 certification.

Yoga Therapeutic Essentials

Our Yoga Therapeutic Essentials program offers a strong foundation for understanding and applying the therapeutic benefits of yoga. It is appropriate for yoga practitioners, yoga teachers, and health care providers who want to specialize in applying yoga’s therapeutic benefits to improve overall health and wellness. It’s an opportunity to take your passion to the next level, refine your professional skills, and stay on the forefront of yoga knowledge.

The program includes advanced training that builds on basic yoga concepts and goes deeper into yoga theory and applied practice. You must successfully complete 270 contact hours of training and an additional 30 non-contact hours to graduate from the program. All Modules are held at our home studio, Clubworx and may be offered at other locations from time to time. All our Core Modules are 17 hours except as noted below. Our core training modules are:

  • The Art of Assisting, Asana, and Sequencing (AAS)
  • Experiential Anatomy: Upper Body – Torso, Neck, Shoulders, Arms (EAU)
  • Experiential Anatomy: Lower Body – Core, Hips, Legs, Feet (EAL)
  • Meditation Techniques for Health & Wellbeing (MT) – 8.5 Hour Module
  • Mentorship
  • Pranayama’s Deeper Practices  (PDP) – 8.5 Hour Module
  • Restorative Yoga (RY)
  • Yin Yoga (YY)
  • Yoga and Science of Ayurveda (YA)
  • Yoga Approach to Chronic Pain (YAP)
  • Yoga for Trauma and PTSD (YT)
  • Yoga Philosophy, and Study of the Sutras (YP)

8.5 Hour Modules are held from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
17 Hour Modules are held from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday

For detailed module descriptions, location, and schedule click here.

Register and pay

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RYT500 registration and mentorship fee: $350.00

17 Hour Core Module fee: $400 Full Price; 30 Day PrePay: $375

8.5 Hour Core Module Fee: $200 Full Price; 30 Day PrePay: $175


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RYT500 Therapeutics FULL PAYMENT IN ADVANCE $4,500 (SAVE $1,025 off Pay As You Go Option)


Payment Plan – 10 Payments of $490

Find out more

We encourage you to contact us for more details, for other payment methods, or with any questions or concerns. Call our office at 919-526-6239.

Note: Before you can register for RYT500 certification with Yoga Alliance, you will need at least 100 hours of teaching experience in addition to the 300 hours of training.