500 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification (RYT500)

Ottawa Ashtanga Yoga 40 hour  Teacher Training

Advanced Yoga Teacher Training (AYTT)

Are you ready to elevate your teaching/practice to a higher level ?

12 weekends

Transform your teaching or practice  by registering for any of our Advanced Yoga Teacher Training modules. Study Hot Yoga, Vinyasa, Dharma Mittra, Sivananada Pattabhi  Jois, Krishnamacharya Ashtanga, Pre Natal and  Classical  Hatha and Hatha Flow Yoga in addition to a selection of modules on philosophy and meditation, advanced asana, anatomy, Ayurveda, or hands on adjustments.

Note: In order to register with  Yoga Alliance (YA) as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) at the 500-Hr level (RYT500), your 200-Hr Level Training must also be recognized by the YA  as a 200-Hr  Registered Yoga School (RYS200).

OYS’s  AYTT is a comprehensive modular system that allows you to continue your Yoga Teacher Training as your time and financial resources allow.

To apply for the AYTT course, a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training certificate that meets Yoga Alliance standards is required. Orleans Yoga Shala welcomes graduates from all Yoga Alliance Registered 200 hour trainings into our 500 hour program.

Successful completion of 300 hours of AYTT module will certify you as a 500 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher as recognized by Yoga Alliance.

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How the  AYTT program works

Students wishing to apply for 500 Hour Yoga Alliance certification must register into OYS’s Advanced Yoga Teacher Training program, and then are free to complete the course at their own pace. The entire AYTT can be completed over a period of one  to two years maximum. Students can choose which qualifying  OYS courses to take to complete their additional RYT300  hours of training. The course consists of a minimum of 270 contact hours. In order to graduate, 10 of the 270 contact hours are required to be Anatomy. This is included in the  Teacher Trainings or can be achieved through specific anatomy courses totalling 10 hours.

Once all yoga teacher training modules have been successfully completed, in addition to all homework assignments and exams, the student will be eligible to receive their 500 hour Yoga Teaching Certificate.

(Please note) for 500 hour certification, Yoga Alliance requires 200 hour certification, plus RYT300 hours of advanced training from OYS’s Teacher Training programs are currently available at Orleans Yoga Shala  in Orleans.ON.


  • Power and Hot Yoga Teacher Training
  • Vinyasa/Hatha Flow Yoga Teacher Training
  • Boomer Yoga /Yoga for Seniors
  • Meditation and Philosophy
  • Ayurveda, Diet ,Doshas
  • Ashtanga Yoga /Adjustments and Hands on Assists
  • Namaste,Flows,Shivarea Shakti Flows,Vinyasa
  • Anatomy 1&II,
  • Business of Yoga
  • Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training
  • Classical Hatha Yoga Teacher Training
  • Teacher Immersion for Professional and Personal Development
  • History and origins of yoga,
  • ,Advanced asana, hands on adjustments.

Our weekend workshops are eligible towards your 500 Hour Certification.
Eligible workshops will be announced on workshops and schedule pages
This program is brought to you by OYS. a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance. (www.yogaalliance.org)
and is a “designated private educational institution” with Canada Revenue Agency.
This means, the tuition paid to our program qualifies as an eligible tuition expense.
For more information, please see www.cra-arc.gc.ca (Tuition, education and textbook amounts)


How do I register?

Submit your  online application

How will I know if I have been accepted into the program?

We will contact you within 3-5 business days of application to confirm your acceptance into the program.

Tax Receipts

Orleans Yoga Shala is an HRSDC Certified Educational Institution and can provide tax receipts for qualifying trainings.

Payment Plan Options

Our intention is to find a plan that works for everyone. Please contact us directly at info@OYS.ca    to discuss how to best set up your individual payment plan option.

You have questions and would like more information?

Give us a call at 613-863-7775. Email info@oys.ca or contact us through our contact form.


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