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Independent Studies

Electives, Independent Studies and CEUs

Expand your reach as a teacher or simply enrich your life. The Soul Institute offers specialized trainings throughout the year. These trainings comprise the required and elective courses available to our 500 hour and Yoga Therapy students. They are open to anyone, including certified yoga teachers not currently enrolled in our training programs. Each training is approved by Yoga Alliance for Continuing Education Credits. Credits vary by course.

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Holistic Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga

Online Course

Holistic Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga provides you with an understanding of structural anatomy and holistic physiology as it relates to yoga. The course is segmented by areas of the body. In each session you will explore common injuries, illnesses, and therapeutic practices associated with the topic.

80 hours • A la Carte: $1399
1 Class: $100

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Yin Yoga Foundations

August 15-17, 2018

Twists/Dogs: Spinal Twists and Shoulder Opener

25 Hours with Joe Barnet.

25 Hours – $500 Early Bird, $600 Thereafter

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Yin Yoga Next Level

August 18-20, 2018

Target Practice: Advanced Posture Analysis & Assisted Yin

25 Hours with Joe Barnett.

25 Hours – $500 Early Bird, $600 Thereafter

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Phoenix Rising Essentials Part I and II

September 8-9 & 10-11, 2018

Learn to use yoga therapy as a catalyst for empowering life change. For Yoga Therapists (and yoga therapists in training), Yoga Teachers, and Mental Health Professionals, who want to empower students and clients to create more powerful, meaningful, and fulfilling lives.

16 hours per part : $295 early bird/$350 thereafter OR both parts $585 early bird/$650 thereafter

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Prenatal Training

September 14-16 & 18, 2018

Whether you plan to teach prenatal classes or not, this training will prepare you to support pregnant women on and off the mat. Pregnancy is a naturally yogic state. The profound union between mother and baby naturally shifts a woman’s attention inward. Learn how to generate beneficial energy and to care for the pregnant body.

25 hours • A la Carte: $450

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iRest® Immersion

September 21-23, 2018

Come join us for this iRest® Yoga Nidra Immersion event where you will learn the principles and practice of iRest® Yoga Nidra meditation and experience the variety of ways iRest® can be used on and off the mat.

15 Hours – $295 until Aug 17th, $350 thereafter

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Reiki Intensive

September 28-30, 2018

Early registration ends August 17, 2018!

Reiki is a journey into self-healing and healing others through universal energy and close connection. Through lecture, meditation, interactive practice, and attunement you will learn how to heal with Reiki.

3 Modules @ 6 Hours Each
Early Bird: All 3 – $525 or $190 per Module

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Yoga of the Heart®

September 28 - October 7, 2018

Join Nischala Joy Devi on her popular 10-day training to explore the physical, emotional, and spiritual components of cancer and heart disease. In this training you will learn how yoga can be an effective therapeutic application.

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Healing with Chakras

November 1-4, 2018

This course will explore the nature of each chakra, its characteristics, temperaments, and their relationships with each other. For each center you will consider the associated modern maladies and examine the question, “Are they preventable or inevitable?”

25 hours • A la Carte: $450

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Crystal Bowl Practitioner

December 1, 2018

Every cell of every thing, living or ‘non-living’, vibrates. The vibrations of various sounds can penetrate any substance and help raise the vibration of every part of our beingsfrom physical cells to consciousness. Learn how to play the powerful crystal bowls for a healing session, yoga class or for meditation. No prior experience necessary, crystal bowls are provided.

A la Carte: $60

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Soul of Body

December 3-12, 2018

This 10-day intensive is an interdisciplinary collection of teachings from masters in the fields of medicine, yoga, biology, and spirituality. You will further understand how mental, emotional, spiritual and physical states interact to create balance or imbalance in the body and learn how to restore balance through practice.

75 hours • A la Carte: $1350

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Breathing for Life: Principles, Practice and Foundations of Prāṇāyāma

January 19-20, 2019

This course covers the theory, structure, and in-depth practice of prāṇāyāma for health, healing, and awakening to our underlying Essential Nature.

15 Hours – $375 A la Carte

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Accessible Yoga Training

February 6-8, 2019

Accessible Yoga Training focuses on how to make the Yoga teachings available to everyone, regardless of their level of physical ability.

30 hours • Early bird $595; $650 thereafter

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Foundations of Ayurveda

February 9-12, 2019 + 18 Webinar Hours

Ayurveda means the “science of life”; it is the study of life, balance and health as a spiritual practice. In this course you will learn to fine tune your awareness of your own innate constitution to establish harmony and balance and gain basic skills to apply this understanding to the lives of your clients and students.

50 hours • A la Carte: $950

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Soul of Life

March 25-April 3, 2019

This 10-day intensive is the other of our duo of interdisciplinary courses. All stages of life walk into your yoga class. Most students fit classes in where they can, often ignoring level or ability suggestions. Be prepared to safely address any students’ needs, at any age or stage of life, with accurate training.

75 hours • A la Carte: $1350

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Secret Power of Yoga

June 1-2, 2019

2 day immersion with Nischala Joy Devi. Yoga Sutra study to open the heart.

15 hours • A la Carte: $270

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Yoga of Recovery

July 26-August 1, 2019

Yoga of Recovery is the first comprehensive course to combine Ayurveda and Yoga with traditional recovery tools to offer a more holistic mind, body, spirit approach to coping with addiction and self-destructive behaviors.

50 hours • A la Carte: $900

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Healing Relationships

Sept 27 - Oct 1, 2019

This course will teach you to perform a professional intake, how to use this information in a therapeutic context, and use it to develop your treatment plan. By work in dyads and on case studies you will understand the function of the therapist and how to effectively deliver benefit. This course is crucial to working as a healer.

30 hours • A la Carte: $540

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Life Force Yoga for Mood Management

November 2-5, 2019

LifeForce Yoga practices are evidence based and are supported by current psycho-neurobiology research. This training will teach you yogic practices used in healthcare settings for managing various psycho-emotional imbalances including depression, panic attacks, trauma and OCD.

30 Hours – A La Carte: $600

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iRest Level 1

Dates TBA 2019

Early bird ends February 5th!

Developed over 30 years by Richard Miller PhD, iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation supports psychological, physical and spiritual health, healing and awakening.

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Foundations of Meditation Silent Retreat

Dates TBA 2019

Yoga and meditation have been scientifically proven to foster health, resiliency, well-being and healing for physical, psycho-emotional, and spiritual challenges. The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali affirms that the path of Self-Realization needs to include a complete path of emotional, cognitive and meditative practices if one is to truly experience spiritual transformation.

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Kundalini Intensive

Dates TBA 2019

This workshop presents the mantras, kriyas, and meditations of Kundalini technology. You will experience first hand how the power of Kundalini practices activates the body’s innate healing energy.

30 hours • A la Carte: $450

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The Soul is Here To Help You Realize Your Goals


Choose from the largest selection of courses


Choose from the largest selection of courses of any yoga institute in the country.

Tuition Assistance

We offer payment plans for our courses

Tuition Assistance

We offer payment plans for our courses, discounts for early registration, and discounts for payment-in-full. Contact Program Advisor Dawn Castillo for more information.


Ease of access to the center & amenities


Whether you are coming in from out of town or traveling to Soul of Yoga locally, you can’t beat the ease of access to the center and close-by amenities.
This place holds what the name indicates: ‘Soul of Yoga’! As an explorer of life, I have travelled a lot through the world and have seen a lot of yoga studios. This one has a special feeling. Here, there is the possibility to truly connect to the Soul, to the true self. Because of this I chose the Soul to complete my advanced teacher trainings. These trainings have supported my transformational process and connected me to my heart! This place is for those who really are interested in learning all facets of Yoga, not just the physical practice. Thank you Soul of Yoga for these unique experiences!
Stephen R. San Diego, CA

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Financial Aid Services

The Soul Institute is committed to investing in motivated yogis by helping students accommodate the financial commitment of education. We offer a number of discounts to financially reward qualifying students. We are MyCAA approved and offer assistance with navigating the MyCAA scholarship process for military spouses. Lastly we offer customized payment plans. Explore the information below and reach out with any questions while you are moving through the application process.

Financial Aid

The Soul Institute offers payment plans. A 25% non-refundable deposit is required. The balance, plus an 8% service fee, will be placed on your account. Monthly auto-payments will be drawn using a Visa or MasterCard. 200 hour training payment plans not to exceed 6 months.

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Military Financing Available

MyCAA Funding gives eligible military spouses the opportunity to train for portable jobs in growing career fields, including becoming a Yoga Teacher. Soul of Yoga Institute is MYCAA approved. Click below for more information about MyCAA or email

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