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The Course

Ready to take your yoga teaching journey to the next level?
Join our 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training.

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Wednesday, June 19th 7:30 - 8:30 pm

The Thrive 300-Hour Training balances old world understanding of yoga with the explosion and expansion of what yoga is today. The training at Thrive blends the technicalities of teaching yoga with training other healing modalities that we have seen move people to freedom, health and happiness.  The Thrive 300-Hour Training also includes Reiki 1&2 Certification. 

Note: Apprentice, mentorship, and teaching opportunities are available to Thrive training graduates.

300–Hour Teacher Training Application


The Teacher Training Program focuses on teaching and assisting skills for Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga; Pranayama and Meditation.  Students can apply for the Thrive 300-hour training after completing a valid 200-hour certification from any style of yoga school.  Thrive Training framework:

  • Training is held (10) Weekends (Sat/Sun 9:00am-5: 00 pm) and (18) Wednesday evenings (6:00-9: 00 pm)
  • Apprenticeship and In-Class Assisting (45 hours) at Thrive Yoga scheduled according to each trainee’s availability
  • Apprenticeship in teaching Privates including student intake and planning a private for special conditions
  • Apprenticeship in planning and teaching Workshops.
  • Project: 60 hours of Independent Study
  • Observations: (3) observations of workshops/classes

Transform your practice with one-on-one attention from expert yoga teacher trainers in their specific fields. Develop self-awareness and yoga teaching skills that translate beyond the mat to everyday life. Receive in-depth training on the various topics listed below. Gain lifelong community with warm-hearted, like-minded seekers on their yoga path.

Teaching Methodology

  • Refresh and deepen your own yoga practice and teaching
  • Learn to teach advanced poses, preparatory poses and sequences
  • Learn to seamlessly weave philosophy and the energetic qualities of practice with asana
  • Techniques to teach to the individual student in a group class
  • Yoga Anatomy and Physiology
  • Learn to integrate the 8 limbs of yoga with asana sequences
  • Learn to teach advanced Pranayama, Meditation, Chanting, Mudra
  • Lab and practice in the art of cueing and weaving pranayama with asana
  • Practice and study in: Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Yin, Aerial Yoga; Tibetan Heart Yoga
  • Learn to create workshops including developing themes, timing and formats, lectures and asana
  • Advanced topics in sequencing
  • Practice techniques for proficiency in private yoga sessions
  • Full course in Hands-on Adjustments for more than 50 yoga poses
  • Reiki Certification Level 1 & 2
  • The New Navigation Course-The Integration of the research and experiential understanding of the Conscious and Subconscious Mind; Human Biology; Quantum Physics to live the life you desire in health, wealth and happiness   

Practice Teaching

  • Formal Apprenticeship at Thrive Yoga
  • Teaching Assessments and Mentorship
  • Practice teaching via demonstration, correction and feedback
  • Practice hands-on adjustments
  • Bring your teaching experiences into the classroom.  Try new sequences, move beyond your comfort zone to become an amazing inspired teacher.
  • Learn how to evaluate individual students and create specialized yoga programs for Private Yoga Sessions (one-on-ones)

Thrive 300-Hour Teacher Trainings

Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 Upcoming Training

Fall 300 Hour Teacher Training

Saturdays and Sundays:

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sept 28-29 | Oct 12-13 | Nov 23-24 | Dec 14-15 | Jan 11-12, 25-26 | Feb 22-23 | Mar 7-8, 28-29 | April 4-5


6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sept 18, 25 | October 2, 16, 23 | Nov 6, 13, 20 | Dec 4, 18 | Jan 8, 15, 29| Feb 12, 19, 26 | Mar 11, 25

Spring 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Dates TBD, Join our email list to be notified when we have the Spring YTT dates

Trainees with schedule conflicts will be able to make-up missed lectures in one of the future Thrive 200-hour trainings at no cost or by attending another program with an equivalent curriculum. Other make-ups can be scheduled for a fee.


Fall 2019 Session Fees

Early bird fee by August 7


$375 nonrefundable deposit with application
PLUS $2825

Regular fee by Sept 11


$375 nonrefundable deposit with application
PLUS $3225

Spring 2020 Session Fees

Early bird fee


$375 nonrefundable deposit with application
PLUS $2825

Regular fee


$375 nonrefundable deposit with application
PLUS $3225

Payment Plan option:

$375 Nonrefundable Deposit PLUS (6) payments of $570 due September 2019- February 2020

Payments due on: September 15, October 15, November 15, December 15, January 15, 2020, February  15, 2020

An application must be submitted with the deposit. We will charge your deposit after acceptance into the training.

Work-trade positions are available. Inquire via email to


"You (Susan Mondi) have a special gift for teaching! You are able to convey the process and rationale for pose positioning with an energetic calmness." - Deb
"Thrive is a wonderful place to learn. There is a genuine effort to make the learning experience both relevant and relatable. Thrive offers many kinds of yoga and welcomes many kinds of teachers. Susan Mondi is both supportive and uplifting. I only wish that I could do it all again." - Mara
"I've learned that the practice doesn't always have to be asana. I think this is what has changed most in my life- learning how much the other 8 limbs of yoga create the whole." - Christine
"The 300-Hour Training is rich and deep. Each time our group met, we learned so much about teaching yoga, our own journey and how to connect to each other." - Ally

Why apply for the Teacher Training at Thrive?

We walk our talk. This training is great for you if you are looking to deepen your practice or become a confident and knowledgeable yoga teacher. Thrive Teachers are from Thrive Trainings. Take our classes and experience yoga with our teachers.

We are committed to your growth. The Thrive Yoga Trainers encourage trainees to see their potential as a yogi and as a calm and vital human being. You will deepen your practice and transform your life.

Our training is proven. Thrive training programs were first introduced 10 years ago and have graduated nearly 350 unique teachers and inquisitive yoga students.

Experience. Our faculty is a TEAM of expert yoga instructors and lecturers with broad experience in their fields. Our Trainers are RYT-500 Accredited Yoga Trainers. Yoga Authors, and leaders in their fields.

Modern yogic wisdom. We evolve and improve the training based on new research and innovations in yoga and in the field of wellness.

Leadership & legacy. Susan Mondi Bowen is Thrive’s Training Director and Studio Owner. Thrive Yoga has been thriving for more than 14 years. Susan has been practicing yoga and leading a healthy lifestyle for more than 30 years