300 hour Mindful Yoga Training Program

Grow on your path, studying the ancient discipline and modern interpretations of yoga.

Grow on your path, studying the ancient discipline and modern interpretations of yoga.


This program assumes you have a 200 hour yoga teacher training and basic knowledge of yoga, postures, philosophy and meditation.
Here are highlights of what we will cover in this 300 hour training:

  • Deep Study of Mindfulness and Meditation

  • Common Ailments, Imbalances & Injuries

  • Power of the Breath

  • Deep Study of Subtle Bodies & Energy

  • Positive Psychology & Happiness Philosophy

  • Eastern Philosophy Applications to Strengthen Your Faith & Life Philosophy

  • Philosophy to Transformation Practices

  • Gentle Therapeutic Yoga Techniques

  • Sequencing & Adjustment Styles

  • Brain & Body Anatomy as it Relates to Stress

  • Listening, Communication & Teaching Methods

  • Restorative Yoga Training

  • Trauma-Sensitive Practices

  • Adaptive Yoga & Body Positive Practices

  • Business of Yoga & Ethics

Program Requirements

  • attend all training sessions, (or make arrangements to make-up missed hours)

  • be open and willing to consider and try practices offered; participate in discussions

  • complete all homework assignments

  • complete 4 hours of teaching new content/perspective with journal reflection.

  • minimum of 4 hours of attending additional workshops of your choice

  • schedule 4 - 30 minute calls with Joni to discuss progress/goals (spaced as you see fit, across the program)

  • attend 3 (2 hour) Mindfulness/Meditation Teacher Training sessions (or dial-in/request post-video access to 10 - 35 minute Webinars/Videos)

  • assist 6 hours of advanced teaching (assisting a YTT or Continuing Education class)

  • prepare and lead a 2 hour themed workshop

  • develop and journal about your own home yoga/meditation practice

  • read books on required reading list

  • complete take home assignments & quizzes

Required Readings (must purchase on your own)

  • The Bhagavad Gita (many translations, I like Eknath Easwaran)

  • Nourishing the Teacher by Danny Arguetty

  • Anatomy & Asana, Preventing Yoga Injuries by Susi Hately

  • Yoga for Transformation by Gary Kraftsow

  • 30 essential Yoga Poses for Students & Their Teachers by Judith Lasater

  • Sayings of Swami Kripalu: Inspiring Quotes from a Contemporary Yoga Master by Richard Faulds

  • Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion by Pema Chodron

  • Relax and Renew by Judith Lasater

Optional (highly recommended) Reading list:

  • Yoga Toolbox for Teachers and Students by Joseph and Lilian Le Page

  • Kripalu Yoga by Richard Faulds

  • Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchindananda

  • The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

  • The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

Pricing includes the cost of the retreat in June and a manual (doesn’t include price of books):

  • $3,450 early bird price (ends December 1, 2018)

  • $3,600 full price paid in full on first day of training

  • payment plan: $312.50 per month for 12 months (monthly auto charge)

  • $100 non-refundable deposit to hold your space (applicable toward cost of training)

This program is registered with Yoga Alliance.
Healthy Body Peaceful Soul is a 300 hour Registered Yoga School.

Where and When is this training offered?


Training will be held at:

Yoga Edge
941 Merchant Street
Ambridge, PA 15003

Minutes off of I-79, and Route 65, Yoga Edge is a cozy studio in Beaver County, but easily accessible for anyone in Butler or Allegheny Counties as well. This 300 hour training schedule will be posted soon. Classes to begin in late fall, 2018 and carry through 2019. Fill out the Training Application here. 

Join me for a meet and greet on Saturday, August 25, at 10am for more information, and light refreshments!

300 hour Training Dates: Training Days are usually on a Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am to 5pm, unless otherwise noted below.

January 26-27
February 23-24
March 9-10
April 27-28
May 18-19
Retreat Weekend June 28, 29, 30 (Friday 6pm to Sunday at noon, Olmstead Manor in Ludlow, PA)
July 13-14
August 8, 9, 10, 11 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 9:30am to 5pm)
September 21-22
October 12-13
November 2-3
December 14
January 9, 10, 11, 12, 2020 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 9:30am to 5pm)
February 1-2, 2020
March 7-8, 2020