Integral Yoga® 300-Hour Program

Would you like to obtain your RYT 500 with flexible options and expert guidance?

The Integral Yoga Academy offers several opportunities for advancing your professional development beyond your 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (TT).

Integral Yoga 300-hour Program Leading to RYT 500

The Integral Yoga (IY) Academy offers a special program that allows you to decide how, when, and where to train. This unique 300-hour Mentored Teacher Training Program offers options tailored to your interests and needs so that you can get your RYT 500 as easeful as possible.

This program provides:


Personal Mentor

Guidance from an experienced mentor who will assist you in selecting and scheduling your continued course of study and help you to fulfill your teaching goals with confidence and efficiency

Custom Training Path

Individual, customized options for completing the additional 300 hours of teacher training required to register with Yoga Alliance at the 500-hour level


Credit for a future program, Teacher Training, or guest stay at Yogaville, equal to 15% of the tuition costs of the trainings that you took after registering for the 300-hour program

Meet the team

Gita Zember

Gita Zember

300-hr Mentor, IYTA Director

Gita Zember has been teaching Yoga for over 15 years working with a wide variety of populations including many with special needs and those who never thought they could do Yoga. She currently serves at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville as the director of Integral Yoga Teachers Association.

Satya Greenstone
Satya Greenstone

300-hour Mentor

Satya Greenstone has been a student of Sri Swami Satchidananda for over forty years. She has been a primary teacher for the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Program at Satchidananda Ashram. While serving as Teacher Training Coordinator, she helped to develop and teach the first Gentle Yoga Teacher Training Program.

Leticia Padmasri

Leticia Padmasri

300-hour Mentor

Letícia Padmasri is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant, a certified Advanced Integral Hatha Yoga teacher, and a certified Raja Yoga teacher. In addition to being one of Yogaville’s primary teacher trainers, she also offers workshops and seminars in the US and Brazil.

Lilavati Eberle

Lilavati Eberle

300-hour Mentor

Lilavati Eberle is former Integral Yoga teacher trainer and now serves her little ones as a full time mom. Lilavati has been practicing Integral Yoga for over 12 years.

Raama Das

Raama Das

300-hour Mentor

Raama Das is a former director of the Integral Yoga Teachers Association and has been instructing Integral Yoga since 2009. He is a lead trainer for the Integral Yoga 200-hour TT at Yogaville and co-presents both the 200 and 500-hour Yoga Alliance programs at Heal Me Institute in Fredericksburg.
Lalita Vigander

Lalita Vigander

300-hour Mentor

Lalita Dagny Vigander has been practicing Integral Yoga since 1998 and teaching since 2005. Lalita is now certified in Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Hatha Yoga, as well as in Stress Management, Raja Yoga, Meditation, Restorative Yoga, Yoga of Recovery, Children’s Yoga, and Yoga for People with Cancer.

Approved trainings leading to Yoga Alliance RYT 500 designation

Required Programs—any one of the following trainings is required:

  • Intermediate Teacher Training
  • Raja Yoga Teacher Training
  • Meditation Teacher Training


Optional IY programs that can be included:

  • Raja Yoga Teacher Training
  • Meditation  Teacher Training
  • Advanced Teacher Training
  • Stress Management Teacher Training
  • Restorative Teacher Training (Satya Greenstone)
  • Adaptive Yoga (Satya Greenstone)
  • Accessible Yoga (Jivana Heyman)
  • Stepping Beyond Basic TT (Raama Das and Lalita Dagny Vigander)
  • Children’s Yoga Teacher Training (Satya Greenstone)
  • Prenatal Teacher Training (IY-based)
  • Postpartum Teacher Training (IY-based)
  • Labor and Delivery (IY-based)
  • Gentle and Chair Yoga (Hamsa Spagnola)

Optional Integral Yoga-Inspired Programs that can be included:

  • Yoga of the Heart (Nischala Devi)
  • Healing Relationships (Nischala Devi)
  • Healing and Chakras (Nischala Devi)
  • Yoga for the Special Child®– Part I (Sivakami Sonia Sumar)
  • Yoga for the Special Child – Part II (Sivakami Sonia Sumar)
  • Yoga for Cancer and Chronic Illness: YCat (Sandra Susheela Gilbert)
  • Yoga of Recovery (Durga Leela)
  • Yoga for Teens Certification Program (Erin Lila Singh)
  • A&P Module (Letícia Padmasri) (Jason Ray Brown)
  • Yoga for Arthritis (Steffany Moonaz)
  • Yoga for Autism (Sharanya Manner and Margabandhu Martarano)
  • Kidding Around Yoga (Haris Harini Lender)
  • Deepening into Therapeutic Yoga (Cheri Clampett and Arturo Peal)
  • Art of Adjustments Teacher Training (P. Ross)
  • Yoga and Ayurveda (Chinnamasta Stiles)
  • Cardiac Yoga (M. Mala Cunningham)
  • Big Yoga (Meera Patricia Kerr)
  • Therapeutic Yoga (Cheri Clampett and Arturo Peal)
Please note: Not all classes are offered every year. Some classes listed are held in New York and San Francisco Integral Yoga Centers.

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