Graduate Studies

A special Course designed for and open only to

graduates of HoYS AYTT

Lovingly referred to as The Jedi Training or AAYTT

Offered every other year. 2018 and then again in 2020.

A 220 Hour Course. If you completed your YTT and AYTT at HoYS, this will give you 800 Hours of Yoga Teacher Training.


Topics of study are Balance, Purification, Puja, Ritual, Healthy Boundary Skills, Traditional Harmonium, Sanskrit, Time, Light, Space, Matter, Jyotish, Vedic Mythology, Srimad Bhagavatam, Ramayana, Puranas, Patanjali Chapters 3 & 4, Ayurveda, Free Will, Ishvara, The Bhakti Path, & an All Night Kirtan.


Fridays: 5:45 – 9:00

Saturdays: 9:00 – 12:30, 1:30 – 7:00

Sundays: 9:00 – 5:30



April 27 – 29

May 18 – 20

June 22 – 24

July 13 – 15

August 24 – 26

September 21 – 23

October 19 – 21

November 16 – 18

December 14 – 16




If you are interested in joining us, have successfully completed 500 hours of Yoga Teacher Training, and did not graduate from AYTT at HoYS there is a rigorous admissions process. You will need to complete at least 5 hours of private session time with Allison at the special rate of $50 an hour, and demonstrate a deep knowledge of the vocabulary and concepts in Patanjali Sutras, Vedanta, Bhagavad Gita, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, & Traditional Bhakti Yoga. You will also need to be able to write and pronounce the Sanskrit alphabet and have at least an introductory understanding of how to play the harmonium.

Cost is $2400 – $3500. Nine Month payment plans are available. For AYTT graduates, registration is complete on offering a deposit of $200. You must have completed your payment for AYTT before committing to this course. Registration deadline is March 27, 2018. Minimum 5 students needed for the course to happen. Deposits will be returned in full if the course is rescheduled for 2019.


Reading List (subject to change):

The Greatness of Saturn – Dr. Robert Svoboda

Ayurveda: The Science of Self Healing – Dr. Vasant Lad

The Spiritual Heritage of India – Swami Prabhavananda

Patanjali Yoga Sutras – Edwin Bryant

Ramayana – William Buck

Bhakti Yoga: Tales and Teachings from the Bhagavata Purana – Edwin Bryant