RYT-300 Subject Areas

Foundations – 25 Hours

  • Introduction to Working one-on-one with Yoga Clients
  • Define Yoga Wellness and Describe Benefits
  • Scope of Practice
  • Finding and Retaining clients
  • Physiology of Pain and Illness; Pain Cause and Effect
  • Mind/Body Explorations
  • Energetic Anatomy for Wellness
  • Applied Chakras
  • Homework will include: Reading Pain Free by Pete Egoscue and A Handbook of Chakra Healing by Kalashatra Govinda

Yoga Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology Part 1 – 10 Hours

  • Asana Analysis
  • Physiology of Stretching

Yoga Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology Part 2 – 48 Hours

  • Anatomy for Clients
  • Structure and Function: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Trail Guides: Trail Guide to the Body 5th (or 6th) Edition, Trail Guide to the Body, Student Workbook 5th (or 6th) Edition, and Trail Guide to Movement (purchase at Books of Discovery)

Assessments – 70 Hours

  • Subtle Energy Assessments
  • Physical Assessments – Range of Motion, Strength, Posture
  • Assessments Practicum
  • Homework will include: Reading  Handbook of Chakra Healing by Kalashatra Govinda

Yoga Wellness: Plan, Design, Execute – 41 Hours

  • Contraindications for Specific Conditions
  • Developing Complete Yoga Wellness Plans
  • Yogic Techniques for Common Conditions
  • Homework will include: Assignments from Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall and reading Pain Free by Pete Egoscue
  • Foam roller required for this module

Specialty Topics – 76 Hours

What You'll Learn: Detailed by Yoga Alliance Category

Teaching Methodology

  • Definition, Benefits and Clients of Yoga Wellness Programs
  • Finding and Retaining Yoga Clients for one-on-one Wellness Programs
  • Methods of Yoga Client Training

Yoga Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology

  • Range of Motion and Strength Assessments
  • Postural Assessments
  • Physiology of Pain and Illness
  • Subtle Anatomy (Energy) Assessments
  • Physical Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology
  • Pain Cause and Effect
  • Anatomical Mind/Body Explorations
  • Asana Analysis (Anatomy and Kinesiology)

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics

  • Scope of Practice and Legalities
  • Applied Chakras
  • Yogic Lifestyle Changes for Common Conditions
  • Self-Care
  • Philosophy of Restorative Yoga

Techniques, Training and Practice

  • Yoga for Hips, Shoulders, and Core
  • Contraindications for Specific Conditions
  • Mind/Body Explorations
  • Yoga for Healthy Back
  • Yoga Wellness Plan Evolution
  • Yogic Techniques for Common Conditions
  • Yin Yoga
  • Restorative Yoga Techniques and Practices


  • Assessing Clients (Physical and Non-Physical)
  • Planning and Developing Yoga Wellness Plans for Specific Conditions
  • Teaching Energetic and Physical Anatomy
  • Teaching Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation, Restorative Yoga and other Yogic Tools


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