300-hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

Seattle Yoga Arts is proud to offer two options for earning
your 500-hour Yoga Teaching Certification through Yoga Alliance.

Both trainings offer the depth of instruction and expertise SYA has been offering to yoga teachers for over 20 years. You will learn from senior teachers and experts in their field of study, both from among the SYA staff and invited instructors from the Seattle area and beyond. You do not need to be a graduate of the SYA 200-hour training to participate in either program. We welcome 200-hour certified teachers from all traditions of yoga!

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Modular Program

Comprehensive and convenient, start when you want, take up to 4 years to complete.

  • Start anytime!

  • Take up to 4 years to complete your training

  • Work at your own pace - you decide when you want to study

  • Create your own path - choose the topics that interest you

  • Have a say in your training - let us know what you'd like to learn and we will create a module around it

  • All modules and practicum take place on-site at Seattle Yoga Arts.

Lead Faculty: Denise BenitezEllen BoyleClaudette Evans, Elizabeth Rainey, Greta Hill

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Year-Long Program

Commit to a year of deep and immersive study.

  • Start in January 2020!

  • Complete your training in one year

  • Consistent schedule - meets one weekend per month

  • Defined curriculum - A diverse and rich program of studies thoughtfully designed for transformation in your teaching

  • Be a part of a community - Be nourished and supported by a consistent kula of like-minded teachers and yogis

  • 5-day intensive/retreat at Northwest Cascade Institute included in your tuition!

Lead Faculty: Ellen Boyle

* Please note, this training will be held off-site at Root Yoga in Columbia City.


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Attend one of our upcoming Info Sessions for our 300-hour Advanced Teacher Training programs:

  • Sunday, November 10, 12:30-2:00p

  • Sunday, December 15, 1:00-2:00pm

RSVP for info sessions by emailing us at info@seattleyogaarts.com


Why study with us?

Seattle Yoga Arts is renowned as a studio of depth and excellence in teaching and our core faculty are among the most respected teachers in the Northwest. Since we began our Teacher Training program in 1998, we have trained some of the most beloved teachers in Seattle and beyond. We have had the time and experience to refine our program and we continually refresh our training with current and vital concepts that enhance your potency as a yogi and as a teacher.

Our core faculty members were trained in Anusara yoga and understand that method deeply. We also honor and source the best from the fields of physical therapy, kinesiology, therapeutics, etc. We have a commitment to including the stream of Tantric teaching in our philosophy, while also continually revisiting the root texts of the yoga tradition.

We believe that being a yoga teacher is an honor, a privilege and a never-ending path of growth and service. We have seen over and over that yoga changes lives and know that being part of that evolution is sacred.


“A vocation is: The place where your deep gladness and the hunger of the world meet.”  
~Frederick Buechner