Registration 500 Hour


Participants must have a 200 hour YTT certificate from TAYS
or a 200 hour YTT certificate from a Yoga Alliance approved non-TAYS school


At the bottom of this page you can download the application for our 500 hour YTT professional program.

Please write a one-page letter highlighting your

    1. teaching experience
    2. what you hope to learn from the 500 hour program.

Tuition Fees:

All program fees must be paid-in-full prior to receiving certification, (all fees are plus tax).
- Individual pays tuition per course. Fees are listed for each course separately on description page.

Application fee/Certificate fee: $100 (+ tax) - This is a separate, one-time fee for our YTT 500 hour participants. This fee should be paid prior to taking any of the 4 main YTT 500 hour courses: Grounding, Opening, Core or Integration.

Participants pay for each weekend or week-long program separately. Prices are listed on our YTT 500 page under each workshop date. Prices range from $220-$235 per weekend depending on hours and topic. Prices are subject to change.

See list of weekend courses here.


Common Questions:

Q. I am going to miss one of the YTT 500 hour programs this time around when will it be offered next?

The advanced assists and all the other YTT 500 hour courses (except Grounding, Opening, Core and Integration) are offered yearly. Grounding, Opening, Core and Integration are offered each 2 years.

Q. Is there a minimum or maximum amount of time for the training to take place?

TAYS’  YTT 500 hour training takes a minimum of 2 years to complete. You can take as long as you need to complete the program. It is recommended however to complete within a 4 year period of time.

Q. I did my YTT 200 hour Certification at another Yoga Alliance Approved School...can I still apply for your training?

Yes you absolutely can. Different Yoga Teacher Training schools have different strengths in their programing and delivery. By the time you complete TAYS YTT 500 Hour level training, everyone will be on par and will be offering quality, professional level yoga classes. We invite all recipients of a Yoga Alliance Appoved 200 Hour YTT into our YTT 500 hour training.

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