Yoga Darshana: The Yoga Way of Seeing
300 Hour Teacher Training

March 2015-June 2016


Yoga Darshana, the yoga way of seeing, is an in-depth, 300 hour teacher training program at Yoga on the Hill. Erin Ehlers will be leading this 15 month program, beginning in March, 2015. This course will cover advanced topics for yoga teachers, will re-inspire your practice and will give you new skills to bring to your students. This program will give focus to the therapeutic aspects of yoga, to refining your efficacy as a teacher and to looking beyond the pose to see the person.

Future Trainings
Erin is tentatively planning a final 200 hour program to begin in fall of 2016, pending sufficient interest. She currently in the beginning stages of planning an 800 hour, two year yoga therapy program, with plans to be certified by the IAYT. That program will likely begin in fall of 2017. Keep in touch with your interest in these upcoming programs.

Who should apply to the Yoga Darshana 300 Hour Teacher Training?
This course is open to yoga teachers from any background who are certified as an RYT 200, or a strong equivalent. This program will earn you an RYT 500 through Yoga Alliance. This course is also open to yoga teachers who may not be certified through the typical methods, but are interested in advanced study. Yoga on the Hill is a Registered Yoga School with the Yoga Alliance at the RYS 300 and RYS 500 level.


This 300 hour program will require 270 contact hours in the classroom. Of these 270 hours, 15 contact hours will be practicum (teaching, assisting, observing and receiving mentoring). The remaining 255 hours will be scheduled as follows:

The second weekend of every month (15 weekends), on Saturday and Sunday, from 10am-6:30pm.
2015: March 14 & 15, April 11 & 12, May 9 & 10, June 13 & 14, July 18 (Saturday only), September 12 & 13, October 10 & 11, November 14 & 15, December 12 & 13
2016: January 9 & 10, February 13 & 14, March 12 & 13, April 9 & 10, May 14 & 15, June 11 & 12

One 4 day session, which will be Thursday through Sunday, October 22-25, 2015, from 10-6:30 each day.

Students can expect 3-5 hours of homework each month (reading, writing, attending local classes).

Tuition Includes
-Training manual, anatomy charts, flashcards and other materials
-270 hours of training with Erin Ehlers and additional specialty teachers TBA (prenatal, Ayurveda)
-30 non-contact hours, this includes classes with other instructors, seva (volunteerism) and homework
-Free, unlimited classes at Yoga on the Hill for the duration of the training

View this pdf for details about the broad spectrum we will cover.

Payment Schedule
1. $100 non-refundable fee submitted with application
$500 deposit due upon acceptance to the program
15 monthly payments of $193.33 due at the beginning of each weekend: total payment is $3500

2. $100 non-refundable fee submitted with application
$500 deposit due upon acceptance to the program
10 monthly payments (Mar-Dec 2015) of $270.00: total payment is $3300

3. $100 non-refundable fee submitted with application
Payment in full prior to start of program: total payment is $3100


Additional Costs
Please plan on $100 for required reading material, and $45 for taking 3 classes in the area.

Yoga on the Hill Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded, based on financial need and commitment to teaching. The reduced price will be $2500. Please email Erin for details.

Application (click here)
Space in this program is limited to ensure personal attention. Our deadline is February 1, 2014. Please submit the application with your $100 non-refundable fee, and one letter of reference from an employer, co-worker or yoga teacher.

The application fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. Any payments made are NON-REFUNDABLE. Your attendance and participation are required, missing more than 4 days of class (or more than 32 hours) will negate your eligibility to graduate. All assigned homework must be completed to be eligible to graduate.
To partake in the training, you will be required to sign a contract regarding payment policies and participation policies.

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