300-Hour Requirements


  • Attend all scheduled class times and workshops.

  • Complete all required readings and homework.

  • Daily Pranayama and Meditation, plus practice asana at home at least once a week.

  • Attend 20 classes at North Shore Yoga; 5 of which must be Mysore, 1 Gentle, 1 Beginning, 1 Prenatal, and 1 Yin Class.

  • Complete an individual research project to be presented to the group.

  • Since Yoga Alliance requires 100 hours of teaching time, if you do not currently teach a regular class you will be given the opportunity to teach a regularly scheduled class at North Shore Yoga.

  • Bear in mind full commitment and attendance is required.

  • Advanced trainees will be allowed to miss 12 hours of instruction; anything beyond that time will involve additional work to receive the 500 hour certification.

Required Reading

  • Transcendence by Dr. Norman Rosenthal

  • Real Happiness, The Power of Meditation by Sharon Salzberg

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Satchidananda or BKS Iyengar

  • The Inner Tradition of Yoga by Michael Stone

  • The Bhagavad Gita, translated by Eknath Easwaren or Stephen Mitchell

  • The Upanishads, translated by Eknath Easwaren

  • Dialogue with Death by Eknath Easwaren

  • The Handbook of Ayurveda, Vol. 1 by Vasant Lad

  • Science of Breath: A practical Guide by Swami Rama

  • The Key Poses of Yoga by Dr. Ray Long or Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff

  • Teaching Yoga by Mark Stephens

Class Times:

Not currently scheduled

Additional Days/Workshops:

Not currently scheduled