Crossroads 300 (500) Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Directed by Crystal Sullivan PT, ERYT500, C-IAYT and Shelley Nyren OTR/L, ERYT500, C-IAYT.S01-YA-SCHOOL-RYS-300

The aim of CrossRoads 300 (500) Hour Yoga Teacher Training is to provide a nurturing environment for 200 hour RYT’s to deepen their understanding, personal practice and/or ability to teach yoga. In addition to the exploration of yoga’s deeper practices, CrossRoads 300 YTT enrollees will delve into a therapeutically oriented segment that will enable enrollees to apply the tools of yoga and Ayurveda to create individual yoga practices for themselves, each other and community volunteers who seek restoration of balance (body, mind and/or spirit). The program is open to graduates from any 200 hour Yoga Alliance registered training.

CrossRoads 300/500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is for RYT200’s from any Yoga Alliance registered school. YogaAllianceUpon completion, graduates achieve RYT500 status.

2018-2019 Monday Program.

MONDAY PROGRAM OPTION 1: Begins September 10th and meets 8-3pm weekly for 36 weeks. In addition, each enrollee is required to co-facilitate/mentor 18 hours with 200YTT program enrollees.


Crossroads 200 Hour YTT Grads/SoulSpace Staff:
$3,200 when paid in full or $3,500 (with payment plan)

200 RYT’s:
$3,500 when paid in full or $3,900 (with payment plan)

(All fees subject to 6.35% CT Sales Tax)

A returned application and $500 non-refundable deposit will secure your spot. The deposit of $500 is included in the tuition amount and will be deducted accordingly. Without exception, there will be no refunds or credits available once matriculation begins. Please understand our cancellation policy is firm.

MONDAY PROGRAM OPTION 2: Four 9-week modules. Successful completion of all 4 modules in addition to 18 hours mentoring/co-facilitating 200YTT enrollees will result in RYT500 status. Complete in your own timing.

OPTION 2 TUITION: Each module $875 (CR200 grads), $975 all others. Tuition must be paid in full on Day 1 of each module.Without exception, there will be no refunds or credits available once matriculation begins. Please understand our cancellation policy is firm.


1. Ayurveda, Beyond the Basics September 10-November 5th

2. Physical Anatomy & Yoga’s Therapeutic Applications November 12th-January 21, 2019 (no class 12/24, 12/31)

3. Subtle Anatomy 1/28-3/25, 2019

4. Advanced Practices 4/1-6/3, 2019

MODULE 1 WILL RESUME  SUMMER 2019 AND THE PROGRAM WILL REVOLVE ACCORDINGLY. Taken on their own and not for purposes of 500HR certification, each module will qualify as 63 hours of Yoga Alliance CEU’s.


CR TT 300 Application and Waiver 

CrossRoads 300 HR YTT Curriculum
Techniques, Training, Practice & Teaching Methodology
Alignment, Adjustment/Manual/Energetic Assist
Advanced Sequencing/Theory and Practice
Arm Balance Postures
Yoga Nidra
Mantra Theory and Practice
Ayurvedic Pranayama
Various Meditation Practices
Restoring Balance/ Individual Yoga Practice Development thru Pranayama, Asana, Mantra, Mudra, Meditation
Special considerations for: Osteoporosis, UE/LE/Spinal pathology, PTSD/Trauma Recovery & Addiction Recovery
An Introduction to Kundalini Philosophy/Kriya/Meditation
Prenatal Yoga

Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy of osteoporosis/menopause, pregnancy,
UE/LE/Low Back/SI dysfunction, PTSD, Addiction
Advanced anatomy of the nervous and endocrine systems
Energetic Anatomy

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle, Ethics
Practical Application of
Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Hindu and Buddhist Tenets
Healthy Student/Teacher Boundaries
Ayurvedic Principles: Beyond the Basics
Sadhana Development, Instruction and Maintenance Strategies
Hindu Gods/Goddesses
Yoga and Aromatherapy
Exploring forgiveness, fear and obstacles to growth.
The challenges of teaching yoga

Deliver, attend and constructively critique student-led workshops.
CrossRoads Yoga Clinic
(includes intake, sadhana design/instruction and follow-up with
community members).

Required Readings (Subject to change)
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, your preferred version
Bhagavad Gita, your preferred version
Buddha’s Brain, by Rick Hanson and Richard Mendius
Healing Mantras by Thomas Ashley-Farrand
Prana and Pranayama, Swami Niranjananda Saraswati
Yoga Body, Judith Hanson Lasater

*All CrossRoads enrollees AND GRADS receive FREE and unlimited yoga at SoulSpace Yoga & Wellness.

*CrossRoads 200YTT meets Wednesdays and the third weekend of every month. There is no over-lap in programs.