Graduate Studies

A special Course designed for and open only to

graduates of HoYS AYTT

*No course offered in 2019*

Lovingly referred to as The Jedi Training or AAYTT

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


Fridays: 5:45 – 9:00

Saturdays: 9:00 – 7:00

Sundays: 9:00 – 5:30

*May, November & December have modified hours


April 27 – 29: What is a Myth, Why Storytelling is Important, Purifying the Maha Bhutas, Balancing the Doshas, Creating and Maintaining Healthy Containment and Boundaries, & Positive Thinking

May 18 – 20: Traditional Harmonium & the Healing Power of Rhythm and Melody

June 22 – 24: Srimad Bhagavata Purana & Bhakti Yoga

July 13 – 15: Patanjali Chapters 3 & 4

August 24 – 26: Vedic Mythology & Jyotish

September 21 – 23:Ramayana & Sitayana

October 19 – 21: Devi Mythology: Navaratri & The Goddess

November 16 – 18: The Vinyasa of Ritual: Healthy Sequencing of a Home Puja and/or Fire Ceremony practice: This weekend will take place at Allison’s tiny home in Alamance County

December 14 – 16: All Night Kirtan & Graduation




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 Monthly 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. 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 – Robert Svoboda

Ramayana – Valmiki and/or Rama Charita Manasa – Tulsi Das

Patanjali Yoga Sutras – Edwin Bryant

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


Financial Agreement for Graduate Studies Program