300 Hour YTT Certification


We are excited to announce our Advanced Yoga Studies program designed to deepen your practice and empower you to teach impactful and inspired classes. Whether you have completed your 200-Hour training with us or another school, we are ready to help you advance your yoga education, grow your own practice, and ultimately learn to share your love of yoga on and off the mat!

How our training works

Our 300-hour training allows you to choose your own path with continual guidance from lead teacher and owner of Yoga Masala, Kyra Strasberg, E-RYT® 500, and a seasoned mentor assigned to assist your development over the course of the training. Trainings are taught in 15-50 hour thematic modules so that you can choose the advanced studies modules that most inspire you and best suit your professional and personal interests. Some foundational modules are required, as listed below, and trainees have two years to complete their program. The training’s structure in modules allows flexibility for your schedule and a more accessible option for your budget. You will also have regular meetings with a cohort of fellow trainees, led by Kyra.


  • Foundational training modules, as listed below, totaling 185 hours

  • Additional training modules labeled as 300-Hour RYT AYS modules, totaling 85 number of hours

  • 6 meetings with your cohort, led by lead teacher and owner of Yoga Masala Kyra Strasberg, E-RYT® 500

  • Yoga-related service project developed with fellow trainees this will be your final project

  • Minimum of 6 meetings with an assigned mentor

  • 100 hours of teaching/assisting practice

There are 5 books that are required reading with papers, presentation and group discussion.

  • The Heart of Yoga; T.K.V. Desikachar,

  • Living Your Yoga; Judith Hanson Lasater,

  • Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness; Erich Schiffmann

  • Two more TBD

The modules include:

Foundational Modules

  • The Art of Hands on Assists (50hrs)*

  • Restorative Yoga: The Practice of Radical Self Care (40hrs)*

  • Classical Alignment: Introduction to Iyengar (30hrs)*

  • Awakening the Spirit Within: An Introduction to Kundalini Yoga (40hrs)*

  • Science of Pranayama  (25hrs)*

Elective Modules

  • The Care + Healing of the Yoga Teacher (15hrs)

  • Advanced Chakra  Study (15hrs)

  • Ashtanga (25hrs)

  • Business of Yoga (15hrs)

  • Yoga Philosophy (25hrs)

  • Taking Refuge w/Judith Hanson Lasater (17hrs)

  • Theming and Meditation w/Rolf Gates(15hrs)

  • Advanced Sequencing (25hrs)

  • Prenatal + Postpartum (25hrs)

  • Anatomy (25hrs)

  • Advanced Anatomy (25hrs)

  • Deep Dive Inside: Exploring the Fascia that Connects You (25hrs)

  • Yoga Nidra (20hrs)

*required courses

Plus more to come! Our ever-evolving program will continue to add modules with highly-skilled teachers, including ones taught by internationally known and celebrated teacher trainers from around the world. Our aim is to tend to the teachings that have been passed down to us. The quality of your training will shape your students’ learning.

A note from Kyra: As this is an advanced 300-hour certification, all of the sessions and assignments are to that purpose and are therefore required in order to successfully complete this program. What I am asking of you is that you do your very best. Over and above that, I ask that you apply yourself to this process in the way you want your students to apply themselves in your classroom. Please contact me directly if you wish to discuss any questions you have regarding your readiness for this program.

For more information, contact info@hotyogamasala.com.