Thank you for your interest in the Riverstone Yoga Teacher Training Program!  Here are detailed instructions on how to apply.  We recommend that applicants have at six months consistent asana practice.  If you do not meet the criteria, please provide us with an explanation as to what other experience you may have that might qualify you for teacher training. Should you not have a consistent one year practice, you may potentially be permitted to take the training, however an additional  six month to one year continuing education mentorship may be required. We are happy to discuss this option with you. In order for the application process to be finalized you will need to come in for a personal interview with the program director.

How to Apply:

To reserve a place in the training you must send your completed application, along with a $600 non-refundable deposit. Enrollment is limited;  we may accept last minute applications if there is space in the program.  Early bird registration is $3,195. Your application and down payment must be received prior to May 31, 2019. After May 31, 2019, the registration fee is $3,595.

You are applying for a training that is held at a Riverstone Yoga Studio.  Unlimited yoga is included in your tuition for the duration of the training beginning June 1, 2019 and upon acceptance into the program. Enrolled students may also apply for additional discounted unlimited membership for classes prior to June 1, 201h. Please inquire for further details.  

A complete application consists of the following three documents:



Teacher Training Participation Agreement

How to Submit your Application

You can email, drop off, or mail your Teacher Training application to Riverstone Yoga.


Riverstone Yoga Teacher Training

2 Hudson View Way,

Tarrytown, NY 10591

914 332 YOGA (9642)




 Personal Information




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Training Information

Start Date of Training

July 3, 2019

Program Format:


Opening 11 Day-All Day Intensive, Nights & Weekend (See full schedule under our Information Sheet)

Riverstone Yoga Studio



Please note that safety is very important to us and that, at any time your instructor(s) may ask you to leave if you are not at the physical and/or health level to fully and safely participate, or if you are affecting the safety and learning of others.


1. Tell us a little about yourself and why you want to participate in our yoga teacher training.

2. Please let us know if you have any situations that may affect your ability to fully participate in the training.

3 . Describe your dream job, teaching environment or yoga future 2 years from now.

4. What do you hope to achieve at the completion of the program?

5.  Why do you want to take a Riverstone Yoga Teacher Training program?

6. What are your expectations for this training?  


To better serve you, it is important that we have a general picture of your yoga practice and history.  Please be as honest and as clear as possible.  It is fine to answer no.  

How long have you been practicing yoga?

Average number of days per week you practice?

What styles of yoga do you practice the most?

What areas of yoga challenge you the most?

What studios do you currently practice at?

Do you have one primary teacher(s)? please name

Do you have one type of yoga or style that you want to learn about?

Please confirm that you have attached a letter of  recommendation from that teacher.




Do you have a home practice?



Please confirm that you are fit enough for our yoga training and you have your doctor’s permission.



Do you want to become a yoga teacher or deepen your yoga practice.

Deepend Practice

I want to teach

Do you practice meditation?



Do you practice pranayama?



Do you practice inversions?



Do you practice Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation) A & B?



Do you practice chaturanga?



Is this your first yoga teacher training?



Are you currently teaching?



If you are teaching currently please tell us where and how often.


 $600 non-refundable deposit is due with your application.  Full payment is required no later than the start of the program.       

I am paying by check.

Please include the check with your application to the appropriate address on the first page of this application. Please include driver’s license number, state and expiration date on the front of your check.

I am paying by credit card.     Credit Card - please call or visit the studio with your card number:

Name as it appears on the card:


Is your billing information the same as your mailing address?   

Yes                 No

I hereby authorize payment:





I understand that paying for the program and completing the hours alone does not mean I will pass the program, however, if I am paid in full and fulfill all the requirements of the Riverstone Yoga Teacher Training, including in-class hours, homework, and passing both the written and in-class final exams, I will receive a letter of completion, which can be submitted to a prospective employer as evidence that I have completed Riverstone Yoga, a Yoga Alliance Certified  200-hour Teacher Training program.  

Riverstone Yoga reserves the right to ask me to leave the program if my behavior is inappropriate, unethical or violates the Yoga Alliance ethical guidelines. Under such circumstances I understand my tuition will not be refunded.

Riverstone Yoga reserves the right at any time to ask me to leave the training if it appears that my health or physical practice are not at the level to fully participate in the training. Under such circumstances I understand I will be given a prorated credit on my account to be used towards a future training based on the amount of time I have attended in the training. If private instruction is required additional fees may apply.

I understand that if I miss over 15 hours or I am perpetually tardy or leave early, I will be considered non-passing and may be asked to leave the training. I understand I may be given the opportunity to retake the program at a discounted rate, subject to availability. Use of cell phones is strictly prohibited during all training sessions, in class, lectures and posture clinics. Use of cell phone is permitted only during non-classroom time at lunch and dinner breaks. Violation of this policy may result in the student being asked to leave the training.

I understand that if I am unable to complete my assigned task within the assigned times any additional contact hours with instructors will be charged at $185 an hour for any portion of the hour with a one hour minimum. Any additional time required with program administrator or office director pertaining to outstanding paperwork or other administrative work will be charge at $95 an hour for any portion of the hour with a one hour minimum.  All documentation is required to be turn in no later than August 31, 2019 (you have been provided a grace period after program end date in order to complete your course and class assignments, however, should you require any additional time with an instructors or staff member after 2019, will incur late fee charges.

All teacher trainees are permitted to take free classes prior to and during training. All teacher trainer free class will end by August 30,2019, except with special permission in order to fulfil an outstanding assignment.

Once the program begins, tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

I understand that all Riverstone Yoga Teacher Training materials are protected and cannot be reproduced by me without the permission of the author.

I have read and accept the above terms and requirements:

  Yes ________  No_______     Please Initial: