300 Hour Teacher Training Ross Rayburn

Study with Master Teacher Ross Rayburn and special guests teachers María Cristina Jeminez and Christopher Tompkons. The 300 Hour Teacher Training Program is designed to deepen an experienced practitioner’s and/or teacher’s understanding of yoga asana, the art of teaching yoga, yoga anatomy, and philosophy. You must have completed a 200 Hour Teacher Training Program prior to enrolling in the 300 hour program. Once you have completed Bhava’s 300 Hour Training program, you are eligible to apply for a 500 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher Certification through the Yoga Alliance. Stay tuned for more details about this amazing training opportunity coming to Albuquerque! If you’d like to reserve your spot, please email us or come by the studio.

300 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training Program 2017 with Ross Rayburn and special guests Melissa Spamer, Christopher Tompkons, & Ellen Saltonstall
Training will meet for six 5-day sessions:

Session 1: July 26-30 w/ Ross

Session 2: Sept 20-24 w/ Ross

Session 3: Oct 18-20 w/ Melissa Spamer (Subtle Body Awakening)

Oct 20-22 w/ Christopher Tompkons (Philosophy)

Session 4: Dec 6-10 w/Ross

Session 5: Jan 17-21, 2018 w/ Ross

Session 6: Feb 21-25, 2018 w/ Ellen Saltonstall (Advanced Anatomy)


Registration coming soon – call or email to reserve your spot.


About Ross Rayburn

Ross started practicing yoga in 1997 following a knee injury. First trained in Ashtanga and Iyengar at Yoga Works in 1999, Ross became a certified Anusara Yoga teacher in 2003. In 2004, he opened Yogainsideout in Los Angeles. In 2007, Ross went on the road full-time, teaching workshops and trainings all around the world. In 2015, he launched Tricara Yoga.

Ross has taught in over 100 different cities in 24 countries. He is known for teaching some of the most sophisticated aspects of yoga with passion, humor and clarity. Ross has also become renowned for his knowledge and skill in helping people with physical injuries. He has focused on yoga therapeutics for the last 11 years and has worked with a number of professional athletes and dancers. He has taught internationally over 50 therapeutic trainings to hundreds of teachers and students including physical therapists and medical doctors. Learn more about Ross at his website.


About Christopher Tompkins

MTS, MA, and PhD candidate is a Yoga practitioner and Sanskrit scholar specializing in the tradition of Tantric Shaivism. He has three degrees in Religion and Sanskrit, including Masters Degrees from Harvard and UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the ritualized practices of Hatha Yoga as originally presented in the earliest surviving Tantras – untranslated works that pre-date the later Hatha Yoga manuals by centuries. He founded the Kashmir Shaivism Preservation Project, which seeks to preserve and share the literal legacy of Kashmir Shaivism. To date, he’s acquired over 24,000 pages of manuscripts spanning the vast range of Philosophy, Ritual and Yoga representing the medieval Tantric tradition. Christopher lectures around the world in universities and Yoga centers on the history, philosophy and practices of Indian Yoga. He currently teaches courses at UC Berkely, and he is the co-originator of the Foundation for Yoga and founder of Shaiva Yoga.


About Melissa Spamer

Melissa Spamer, M.A. ERYT 500, L.M.T., C. Ay. began formally practicing Yoga in 1993. She has completed more then six Yoga teacher trainings and has twenty years of teaching experience, leading classes, workshops, retreats and teacher trainings in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Her love of Yoga led her to also become an Ayurvedic practitioner, spending more than two years of clinical training at the Ayurvedic Institute. Her approach to Yoga integrates her in-depth studies with such celebrated teachers as Angela Farmer, Victor Van Kooten, Rama Vernon, Shiva Rea, Kali Ray and training at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram with TKV Desikachar. Her teaching is inspired by the rhythms of the breath, the movements found within the natural world, and fluid, spacious alignment. She is also a licensed counselor and bodyworker in the state of New Mexico and continues to study Yogic and body-centered approaches to healing. She maintains a private Yoga therapy, Ayurveda, and counseling practice in Santa Fe. Learn more about Melissa at her website.


About Ellen Saltonstall

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