500 Hour RYT certification with Theresa Murphy

Metrowest Yoga is thrilled to be offering a 500 teacher training in the Winter of 2015 with Theresa Murphy. Theresa has been practicing and studying for over 20 years. She teaches nationally and travels to assist Rolf Gates and Tias Little all around the country. For more information visit her site at www.TheresaMurphy.net

RYS 500 Hr

Elements of our 500-Hour Training Program:


Yoga History & Philosophy

  • Hatha Yoga’s specific lineages thru history
  • In-depth Hatha Yoga Pradipika study
  • Study of Upanishads, Vedanta texts and ancient metaphor
  • Exploration of the Four-Foundations of Mindfulness of the Buddha Dharma

Anatomy and Physiology

  • Physics of movement
  • Anatomy of asana
  • Metaphysical anatomy of vayus, chakras and koshas
  • Working skillfully with the nervous system
  • Affecting the endocrine and lymphatic systems
  • The Anatomy of breath, breathing practices and bandhas
  • The study of yoga with the ancient sciences of Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Meditation techniques

Teaching Techniques/Practice

  • Therapeutic yoga, yoga as therapy and how to work with private clients
  • Advanced yoga asanas, alignment & modifications
  • Hands-On Assisting
  • How to teach restorative yoga
  • Effective sequencing for beginners
  • Effective sequencing for intermediate and advanced students
  • How to teach “All-Levels” classes
  • How to teach meditation

Elements of an Empowering teacher

  • Designing class series, practicum, and workshops
  • Self-study practices for transforming personal habits


200 hour RYT (program hours total 300 to bridge the 200)

4 Day weekend hours

Thursdays & Friday’s 12-5pm
Saturday’s and Sunday’s 9am-5pm


Feb. 19-22
Apr. 23-26
May 28-31
Jun 25-28
Aug. 27-30
Sep 17-20
Oct. 22-25
Dec. 10-13



Course Fee: $3700* – Check out EARLY REGISTRATION + FULL PAY discounts below.

OPTION I: $3350: Pay in full $3350 ($350 discount)

OPTION II: $3500: Early Registration Discount Rate. ($200 discount) Pay the $500 deposit only by Dec. 31st 2014, with a payment plan of $300/month for 10 consecutive months

OPTION III: $3700: Pay the $500 deposit, with a payment plan of 10 consecutive monthly installments of $300 + 1 final payment of $200

Full deposit payment of $500 is needed to secure your placement. This payment is non-refundable.

This fee does not include the additional required reading list materials.

NOTE:  program hours total 300 to bridge the 200

500 Teacher Training Application

10% discount offered on class passes except monthly, monthly autopay and yearly passes.

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