300-Hour Teacher Training

ART OF YOGA 300-hour Teacher Training: Therapeutic Essentials
Virtual 300-hr Yoga Teacher Training hosted by Studio 34 Yoga

Nya Patrinos, MFA UCSD, ERYT-500, C-IAYT – Lead Instructor

300-hour Yoga Teacher Training (Yoga Alliance Credentialed)

April 10th, 2021 – November 14th, 2021: selected weekends
8:00am – 3:30pm (Eastern Time) live instruction Saturdays and Sundays, + 10 hours of independent learning activities

For more information on the Yoga Teacher Training Program, contact Nya at: nya.patrinos@yahoo.com

To register, contact Adrienne at: adrienne@studio34yoga.com 

Or, click here to register via MindBody.

Register for a upcoming Q&A session and complimentary mini-session with Nya here!

The Art of Yoga: Therapeutic Essential’s 300-hour yoga teacher training is certified by Yoga Alliance and focuses on classical yoga, therapeutic practices, personal development, social justice, equity, and excellence in teaching. Our eight-limbed approach to Yoga provides teacher trainees with the expertise to teach and practice Yoga as a vehicle for total wellness. We emphasize classes that integrate the complete experience of Yoga including philosophy, physical practice, breath work, meditation, self-realization, and the alleviation of human suffering.

Our teacher trainees learn to teach Yoga classes that are trauma-informed, inspirational, accessible, exceptional and creative. Collaborative and compassionate communication, knowing which asanas to instruct based on therapeutic goals, how to assemble a transformative sequence/class, and the benefits and contraindications of each asana are skills that can be
learned.  Whether you want to teach or not, the Art of Yoga 300-hour Teacher Training will empower you to practice and/or teach yoga with great confidence and a profound depth of understanding.

This training has permission from Yoga Alliance to be entirely on Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • 200-hour Teacher Certificate
  • Device (computer of tablet) that supports Zoom

Monthly Time Commitment (April through November)

  • Two weekends, 8:00AM – 3:30PM EST on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Additional 10 hours per month for independent-learning activities

Training Dates (2021)
April 10-11
April 17-18
May 8-9
May 22-23
June 12-13
June 26-27
July 10-11
July 24-25
August 14-15
August 28-29
Sept 11-12
Sept 25-26
Oct 9 -10
Oct 23-24
Nov 13-14

Saturday and Sundays, 8:00am – 3:30pm (Eastern Time) for live instruction + 10 hours for independent-learning activities

Reading Assignments

    • American Veda
    • The Autobiography of a Yogi
    • Selections for The Vedas
    • The Bhagavata Purana
    • The Ramayana
    • The Mahabharata
    • The Hatha Yoga Pradipika
    • The Upanishads

Topics Covered

    • Chakra Intensive
    • Posture and Postural Assessments
    • Yoga for Elbows, Wrists, Hands, Feet and Ankles
    • Yoga for the Knees and their Neighbors
    • Yoga for Healthy Hips
    • Yoga for a Strong Healthy Core
    • Yoga for Back Care
    • Yogic Strategies for Scoliosis Management
    • Yoga for Neck and Shoulders
    • Face Yoga
    • Emotional Anatomy and the 9 Rasas
    • Yogic Strategies for Resilience and Stress Management
    • Yogic Strategies for Anxiety, Depression and Mood Management
    • Yogic Strategies for Headache and Migraine Prevention and Alleviation
    • Trauma Informed Yoga
    • Accessible Yoga
    • Yoga for Social Justice and Community Healing
    • Decolonizing Yoga and Dismantling Racism
    • Life Purpose Bootcamp
    • Ayurveda and the 5 Elements
    • Solar Yoga and Sun Salutations
    • Lunar Hatha and the Moon Goddesses
    • Yoga and Shamanism
    • Yoga for Creativity
    • Yogic Strategies for Cancer and Auto-Immune Diseases – Prevention and Rehabilitation
    • Yogic Strategies for Heart Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation
    • Yogic Strategies for Alzheimer’s Prevention and Brain Longevity
    • Transformative Yin
    • Restorative Yoga
    • Prana and Pranayama
    • Mantras for Transformation and Self-Care
    • Mandalas, Yantras and Sacred Geometry
    • Meditation and Meditative Asanas
    • Mudra Intensive
    • ​Yoga Nidra and Guided Imagery
    • Archetypal Yoga
    • Yoga Philosophy
    • Yoga Anatomy

Investment (COVID Compassionate Pricing):

$1700 – Pay in Full Pricing (Complete Payment by March 15, 2021)



$2000 – Early Bird Pricing
Deposit of $500 paid by March 15, 2021
6 (six) installments* of $250



$2600 – Full Pricing
Deposit of $500 paid March 16, 2021 or after
6 (six) installments* of $350



*Installments are on automatic withdraw via PayPal end of month (April – September) using the following schedule:
1 – April 30, 2021
2 – May 31, 2021
3- June 30, 2021
4- July 31, 2021
5- August 31, 2021
6- September 30, 2021

*If funds will be unavailable before a scheduled withdrawal, contact Adrienne at adrienne@studio34yoga.com to make alternate payment arrangements.

For more information on the Yoga Teacher Training Program, contact Nya at nya.patrinos@yahoo.com

To register, contact Adrienne at adrienne@studio34yoga.com

Refund Policy
Refunds will be granted until April 2, 2021 and must be requested in writing by emailing Adrienne at adrienne@studio34yoga.com. A $250 fee will be applied to refunds requested after April 2, 2021.


Art Fusion Yoga – Teacher Training Faculty



Nya Patrinos, MFA, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, YACEP, is a Certified Yoga Therapist passionate about yoga and meditation as tools for healing, transformation, equity, and social justice. Nya’s training is a combination of East and West, she has diplomas in Yoga Therapy from the Ghosh Yoga College in Kolkata, India, and Kripalu’s School of Integrative Yoga Therapy in Massachusetts, USA. She is the founder of People of Color Yoga for All Bodies, and co-founder of Yoga Jubilee an organization whose mission is to amplify BIPOC/POC Voices in Yoga. Nya has written about Yoga for Healing Race-Based Traumatic Stress in the international publication Yoga Therapy Today, as well as presented on Yoga for Social Justice and Community Healing at the 2018 International Association Yoga Therapy Conference. Nya has written the chapter on “Cultivating Resilience and Safety in Yoga Therapy Practice” for the upcoming book Yoga Therapy Foundations, Tools, and Practice: A Comprehensive Textbook published by Singing Dragon.



Alpa Raval is an experienced Yoga Teacher with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Ms. Raval has a Master’s degree in Yoga Healing Arts and Meditation, holds advanced level training from Kripalu Yoga Therapy Program. As a healing arts specialist at the Integrative Medicine Department at UF Cancer Center at Orlando Health, Alpa volunteers at United Against Poverty Center in Orlando and teaches emotional intelligence through yoga and mindful meditation as part of their Success Training Employment Program (STEP).



Cruise is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University with an MA in Yoga Studies. She is also a certified personal trainer and has been in the health and fitness industry for over 10 years. Versed in all forms of conditioning for the mind, body and spirit. Cruise is the first person of African descent to receive an Master’s degree in Yoga Studies in the USA. Currently, Zee is a PhD candidate at the California Institute of Integral Studies and majoring in Transformative Studies. When she is not teaching, she is enhancing her own practice physically, spiritually and mentally and sharing her sense of laughter with all who cross her path.



Jaleel is a massage therapist educator that instructs workshops and trainings, including stress-management and self-care. In 2016, Jaleel founded iMassage4LA and upholds the company motto “ We Choose Wellness”. Jaleel’s training includes therapeutic massage, sports massage, deep-tissue massage, reflexology massage, Thai massage, cupping and assisted stretch. Prior to massage therapy, Jaleel worked for 22 years in the mental health field as a Senior Case Coordinator with at-risk youth experiencing probation, foster care, and housing-insecurity – mentoring hundreds of youth throughout Los Angles, Inglewood, Compton, and surrounding areas since the early 1990s.



Pat Payne is a multifaceted creative being, self-avowed troublemaker and reluctant shaman. Payne has been a student of tarot, sacred geometry, crystal healing, reiki and meditation for over 40 years. In addition to her passion for the healing arts she is an accomplished painter and bespoke jewelry designer who holds a BFA in Industrial Design and an MFA in Fine Arts.



Bill Koff is a certified professional Yoga Therapist C-IAYT with over 30 years of meditation, pranayama and asana practice.  His past teaching experience includes Kripalu, Vanderbilt YMCA, Rye YMCA, Wainwright House, Scarsdale Yoga Studios, Berkshire Kripalu Community (BKC) and private sessions and he has been a teaching assistant for Kripalu and IYT teacher training programs at the 200, 300 and 1000hr levels. Bill retired as VP and Chief Technology Officer of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) after a 40-year career as a consultant and executive in the Computer Consulting and Services Industry. His responsibilities included heading up the Global Research, Methodology and Executive Education organizations.
His degrees include a BA (Philosophy) from Boston University and an MS (Computer Science) from Polytechnic Institute (NYU).



Entering a beginners’ yoga class at Santa Monica College to heal her scoliosis, Katelyn journeyed through yoga to improve the relationship with her body as her spinal curvature changed. She completed a 200-hour teacher training program at YogaWorks – followed by a 300-hour training with Pure Flow Yoga in 2016. In 2017, she completed a yoga for scoliosis training with Elise Miller Browning.



Frankye Riley, MS, LAc., MAOM, RYT-500, C.Ay, is a Jyotiish Astrologer, Yoga Therapist, Practitioner of  Ayurvedic Medicine (C.Ay),  Master of Acupuncture & Oriental  Medicine (MAOM), and holds an MS in Pain Management from Tufts University School of Medicine. Frankye has over seven years of clinical and teaching experience using evidence-based therapies, experiential techniques, and subtle-body methods to holistically manage pain and suffering.



Spela Palcic is a muti-lingual Yoga Instructor based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She is the owner of HOT YOGA and is certified in Face Yoga, Hot Yoga and Yin Yoga.