1700 Shattuck Ave, 2nd Floor

Berkeley, CA 94709

(510) 486-0264

300 hr Teacher Training

The  300HR Advanced Anusara Teacher Training at Yoga Kula is a one of a kind program designed to offer you a creative and in-depth advanced teacher training curriculum based on your particular teaching focus. Broken into various tracks, you can piece together a specialized curriculum that fits your unique skills, passions and interests.

Our 300 HR Advanced Teacher Training program is open to those teachers who have completed their 200 HR RYT® teacher training at a Yoga Alliance Registered School and who wish to deepen and expand their skills, knowledge, and capacities. Teachers will have 3 years to complete their 300 hours curriculum, after which they will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance at the highest level, RYT-500.

This program is available to those students who have completed a 200 Yoga Alliance Certified Training Program. Graduates of the program will receive a 500hr Yoga certificate.



  • techniques
  • trainings
  • practice
  • applying principles of alignment to each pose


  • teaching meditation
  • teaching pranayama
  • subtle body anatomy


  • assists and adjustments
  • observation skills
  • sequencing for the physical and subtle bodies
  • sequencing for a wide variety of students
  • the psychology of teacher and student


  • deepening study of yoga anatomy
  • nervous system
  • endocrine system
  • establishing functional joint ranges
  • injury treatment and prevention


  • Yoga history
  • Pratyabhijnahrydayam
  • Shiva Sutras
  • Bhagavad Gita


  • refining your mission
  • establish core values
  • refining your copy: bio, blurbs, websites
  • advertising and social media

Weekly Yoga Study Program:  Thursdays, 6pm-8pm – begins March 2

Assisting in Day-Long Yoga Retreats: March 19, June 11, October 1.




You will pay Yoga Kula for the core curriculum before attending the training for the 300 hr training and then separately pay for each individual workshop you attend as your elective credit

Core Curriculum Dates

NEW 2017 Dates!

Module 1: Yoga Immersion – 100 hr

7/22 – 7/23

8/19- 8/20

9/16 – 9/17

10/21 – 10-22

11/4 – 11/5

11/18 11/19

Module 2: Yoga Teacher Training 100 hr

12/9 – 12/10


1/20 – 1/21

2/17 – 2/18

3/17 – 3/18

4/21 – 4/22

Core Curriculum price

Paid in full by May 30th:          $3000

Paid in Full After May 30th:     $3200

Payment plan:                                  $3300

Contact for more information

*Please Note that all Immersions and Teacher Trainings are Non-Refundable*


Saraswati Clere: San Francisco Bay Area filmmaker Saraswati Clere is the founder of Yogakula Productions and owns Yogakula Wellness Center in Berkeley, which attracts thousands of students each year. For the past 20 years Saraswati has trained in the Iyengar and Anusara Yoga method. She has been teaching yoga for 10 years and currently offers teacher training programs. Saraswati has produced a line of educational CDs and DVDs in collaboration with some of the world’s most prominent yoga teachers and scholars. She is the director of the Kula Coworking Hub and offers monthly workshops designed to empower and support entrepreneurs to be successful in business and in life.

In 2011 Saraswati produced Yogawoman, an award-winning documentary narrated by Annette Bening, that features 50 of the world’s leading experts – doctors, researchers, renowned yoga instructors – all empowered, compassionate, inspiring- all women. Since its release yoga woman has screened in 12 countries and has won five film awards.

siri11x150Siri Peterson is a proud wife and mama, certified Anusara® yoga instructor, E-RYT 500, and a practitioner of yoga for over 25 years. A New York Times recognized dancer and choreographer, Siri’s classes explore the unique relationship between yoga, artistic self-expression and mindful movement. Having healed her own physical injuries through yoga, she loves helping students access their innate healing capacities through optimal alignment. She offers public and private yoga lessons, meditation instruction, coaching, retreats, and yoga teacher trainings in Oakland, Berkeley, and the greater Bay Area. In 2016 she was named one of 100 Trailblazers in Yoga and Ayurveda by Spirituality and Health magazine.

ChrissyGraham.150px1Chrissy Graham has been a student of yoga for 17 years, and is a Certified E-RYT 500 Yoga Instructor. She presently teaches public classes, workshops, Immersions, and Teacher Trainings through out the Bay area, and abroad. Chrissy brings a lighthearted dynamic energy to her classes that blend philosophy, therapeutics, and insightful wisdom from her own life experiences. She finds inspiration from being in natural settings of all kinds, from the mountains to the ocean. Chrissy is also an avid student of nutrition and dietary wellness, she worked for 6 years at Second Nature a health food store, where she mentored under Cheri Jiosne, and Andre Cholmondeley. Chrissy has also ventured into many different forms of meditation and spiritual practices from lineages such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Bon-po.

4395b96d-8a95-4ef8-8890-9ee4196689cfAparna Dandekar is a board certified family physician trained in three medical sciences–Western (Allopathic) Medicine, Osteopathy, and Ayurveda.

The philosophy that she adheres to is simple: nature knows best. Her inherent faith in nature’s self-regulating wisdom is further strengthened by her Osteopathic and Ayurvedic training.

jill__11x150Jill Satterfield is a wellness program developer and international embodied mindfulness and meditation teacher. Jill’s integration of mindfulness and embodiment practices include yoga, yoga therapy and contemplative psychology. She has been in the field of integrative healthcare for over 30 years.

Jill is the founder of Vajra Yoga + Meditation, a synthesis of meditation and mindfulness of the body practices from the Buddhist tradition.  Named “one of the 4 leading yoga and Buddhist teachers in the country” by Shambhala Sun Magazine, the VY+M teacher trainings, programs and workshops incorporate mindfulness meditation, somatic psychotherapy and embodiment practices as they are best applied to meet a variety of individual and group needs.


Training Policy

Trainings are non-refundable once the program begins.  YogaKula and its teachers reserve the right to cancel workshops. If YogaKula cancels a Training, a full credit or refund will be issued.


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