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300 Hour Teacher Training

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The Laughing River School of Yoga 300 hour Teacher Training program is open to anyone who has already completed a 200 hour certification and wishes to refine their teaching skills, deepen their yogic studies, and build connections with others on the path of yoga. The 300 hour program combines workshops, classes, and intensives at the studio with mentorship, private sessions, and independent study.


Part One of the program includes the four-month Teacher Enhancement Program, workshops, classes, and intensives at the studio. Part Two includes a 3 month mentorship, working one-on-one with a mentor to co-create a program that meets your individual interests and supports you in finding your voice as a teacher. 

"The Laughing River Yoga Teacher Training

Program is the best thing I ever did for myself."

-Lisa G.

"I wish I could do it all over again."

-Liz W.

hours breakdown

  • Teacher Enhancement Program – 70 hours

  • Workshops and Intensives – 100 hours

  • Classes – 75 hours

  • Mentorship – 55 hours

The length of the program varies depending on how quickly you satisfy the requirements. Although the program is at your own pace, we recommend working with a 3 year timeline in order to maintain accountability, engagement, and organization. Certification is granted once you complete the 300 hours requirement.


payment and financial aid

The program is pay as you go. VSAC offers advancement grants towards 300hr-approved workshops, intensives, and other programming.


workshop requirements

  • Complete two of three summer weeklong intensives: Yin Yoga and the Subtle Body, Get Hip: Liberate the Pelvis, and Embodied Asana

  • Assisting Workshop

  • Anatomy/Physiology focus (10 hour min.)

  • Subtle Body focus (10 hour min.)

  • Philosophy/Lifestyle/Ethics focus (10 hour min.)

Please note - not all workshops are a part of the 300hr curriculum; please read workshop descriptions to see which count towards the 300hr program. 

upcoming 300hr workshops

Feb. 3 Yoga Anatomy: Knees

Feb. 4 Exploring the Yogasūtras of Patañjali

Mar. 15 Teacher Enhancement Program

Apr. 14 Intro to Sanskrit

Coming Up in 2024:

Yin Yoga and the Subtle Body Weeklong Intensive - June 2024
Vinyasa Krama Weekend Immersion - June 2024
Get Hip: Liberate the Pelvis Weeklong Intensive - July 2024

Embodied Asana Weeklong Intensive - July 2024
Vayus, Chakras, and Bandhas Weekend Immersion - September 2024

Restorative Yoga Training - October 2024 

and more offerings coming soon!

getting started


Begin taking classes and workshops at the studio, and sign up for the upcoming Teacher Enhancement Program beginning in March 2024.


Once you have completed Part One we will get together and start mapping out Part Two, including finding you the right mentor. 


Mindbody will keep track of all your hours so we can check your progress at any point. 


Want to learn more and determine how and why this program could be right for you? Email Teacher Training Director Christina Fornaciari to begin the conversation.

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