300 Hour Advanced Training

Yoga on Purpose

Ignite Yoga 300 hr Advanced Training is a year long journey to uncover, discover, and recover all that you truly are. This program approaches learning from a work-in to work-out perspective. When you courageously approach your personal experience of life, you gain insight to live from understanding and truth. This insight allows you to open-heartedly explore the various realms of yoga and personal development so that you can choose the path of teaching that inspires you.

The intention of this training is for you to create and explore your path. Through this training you will gain personal growth and strength, deeper knowledge of the practical tools of yoga, and be able to teach and meet any student(s) with confidence and self-worth. Everything you learn here, you will learn for your life.

The realm of yoga is vast. This training is broken down to focus on three key principles:

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The Self

Self-exploration and discovery to live life on purpose and better relate to the human experience. This includes study and application of yoga philosophy, meditation, nutrition, communication, and various energy and therapeutic modalities.

Begin with you

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The Student

Focus on understanding who your student is and what you need to better relate and provide quality sessions to all practitioners. This includes working with various populations and settings such as trauma, children, limited mobility, private sessions, and large groups. 

Empower Your Students

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The Practice

Hone the art and skill of being a powerful and influential yoga instructor. This includes learning various sequencing and stylistic approaches, anatomical understanding and how it varies, and firing up your teaching through voice and communication.

Guide with your why

The Structure

This program is a year long journey. All participants will begin and end the journey together. Your participation is required on set weekends, at bi-weekly online meetings, and an immersion in July 2018. The remaining hours of study will be done at your convenience at various workshops and series courses offered throughout the year.

All hours must be completed by January 13th, 2019.

Required Weekends

Times will vary

February 23, 24, 25
March 16, 17, 18
April 20, 21, 22
June 22, 23, 24
July 12, 13, 14, 15
September 14, 15, 16
January 2019 11, 12, 13

bi-weekly online meetings

Wednesdays 8:30 - 10:30p

March 14, 28
April 11, 25
May 9, 23
Jun 6, 20
August 8, 22
September 5, 19
October 3, 17
November 7

create your program

Choose your additional hours

May 4, 5, 6
June 8, 9, 10
August 17, 18, 19
October 12, 13, 14
November 9, 10, 11

Additional opportunities TBA


Completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training program (at Ignite Yoga or equivalent program)
Have taught consistently over a 6-month period (one class a week or more)
Questions regarding your readiness? Call or email, we're happy to connect.

The Investment

Many believe yoga instructors are the most zen people out there. The truth is quite the contrary. You are on this journey because you're passionate about giving, serving, and contributing to other's growth until there's nothing left for yourself. A deep need for inspiration, growth, and learning often arises. You deserve this kind of nurturing just as you nurture your students. In fact, it sets a powerful example for them to continue on their journey. We only promise the best in our programming, so let us do the nurturing.  It'll be one unforgettable ride, see below to apply!

What's Included

  • Unlimited practice at Ignite Yoga for the year
  • All Ignite workshops and series to complete hours
  • One on one mentoring with lead facilitators
  • Feedback and accountability to become rockin'
  • All curriculum books
  • More, but they're a surprise!

Pricing and Fees

All applications due by February 16th, 2018
There is a non-refundable $75 registration fee due at time of application

Paid in Full $5,297 Due Feb 23rd
Paid in Two Installments $2,749 Due Feb 23rd and July 23rd
Paid in 12 Installments $475 Due Feb 23rd and first of month

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meet your facilitators


kim carter - LEAD facilitator, 500 e-ryt

Kim has been teaching yoga since 2004, and was co-founder of Practice Yoga, the first Dayton area yoga studio to offer traditional Ashtanga and hot vinyasa yoga classes. She has learned, studied, and practiced Ashtanga and Hatha yoga with Martha Marcom, Tim Miller, David Swenson, Doug Keller, Rodney Yee, and many more. Her ultimate philosophy is "any amount," which she uses as a metric to gauge the usefulness of various asana for the individual. Currently, she is turning her inquiry to biomechanics outside the traditional yoga realm. Kim believes that the true worth of a teacher is her ability to inspire others to realize their potential.


justina sanford - lead trainer, 500 E-ryt

Justina began practicing and studying, what felt like, every style of yoga available, when she finally landed in Power Vinyasa.  Power vinyasa challenged her mind, forcing a deeper look at life and how she was living.  Once she began to see how her life was changing through practice and exploration, she knew she could never go back. Awakened by the experience, she's been studying personal development and empowerment and bringing it to the yoga practice ever since.


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matt giordano - Guest facilitator

Giordano is primarily based in Connecticut and Manhattan, where he teaches at local studios and shows off his daring side riding motorcycles along the open road. Well-known for his ability to guide students deeply into postures with his refined attention to detail and precise action cues, Giordano is an adept guide for all-levels students. His study of biomechanics and integrative mind-body techniques informs his teaching, as he draws upon wisdom from traditions of yoga, martial arts, acrobatics, AcroYoga and Thai Yoga Massage. In the end, Matt inspires a humble confidence, allowing students to find ease while expanding the edge of their comfort zones.

More guest facilitators coming soon!

Ignite Yoga- Dayton, Ohio