at The Bellingham Yoga Collective

A RYS300 Track to Become RYT500





The Bellingham Yoga Collective's Advanced Studies Program is offered to yoga instructors seeking to deepen their skills and offerings. Students who enroll in this program need to have graduated from a 200 Hour Teacher Training (RYT200). Upon successful completion of 300 hours in our Advanced Studies Program, you are able to register as a registered yoga teacher at the 500 hour level (RYT-500) through Yoga Alliance.



  • All continuing ed workshops, retreats, immersions and trainings at The Bellingham Yoga Collective with senior faculty and guest faculty count towards the 300 hour log

  • There is no time limit to complete the hours

  • Students enroll in the programming that interests them

  • Upon successful completion of 300 training hours, students can register with Yoga Alliance at the RYT-500 Hour level.


  • Sequencing + Adjustments Immersion- 20 Hours

  • Advanced Skills Teacher Tune Up - 25 Hours

  • Advance Your Asana Workshops- 3-20 Hours

  • Advanced Anatomy and Alignment Training - 20 hours

  • Yin Yoga Immersion - 50 Hours

  • Inversion Immersion - 20 Hours

  • Local and International Retreat Experiences (Yoga/Meditation/Lifestyle Immersion) - 20-60 Hours

  • Yoga Philosophy Immersion - 20-40 hours

  • Mentorship - 15-40 Hours

  • Independent Study - 20-80 Hours 

  • Bhakti Yoga Trainings

  • and more...

INVESTMENTEach course varies in price depending on location, amount of hours and teacher trainer. 

ENROLLMENT -  Complete this application HERE and we will be in touch!


Yin Yoga Immersion

with Leah Adams (50 CE Hours)




Friday 12pm-7:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 11am - 6:30pm

Understand the foundational concepts of yin, the origin of yin yoga, teaching methodology, and the physical & energetic anatomy of the poses for the lower and upper body. Learn how to anchor mindfulness meditation into the yin practice. Focus on yin and yang philosophy to uncover how traditional Chinese medicine meridian energetics can be drawn upon to enhance and balance energy.

Bali Yoga & Meditation Immersion

with Claire Stetina (50 CE Hours)

January 16th-23rd, 2021

This yoga retreat spans 8 days, 7 nights and two locations. You will arrive in Ubud, the wellness hub of Asia to stay at an Ayurvedic wellness center and spa for 4 days to explore the unique culture and traditions of Bali. Next you will transfer as a group to the rural Northern Balinese coast for 4 days to dive into practice while relaxing on the beach and exploring the jungle. All Inclusive Experience.

Teacher Mentorship

with any BYC senior instructor

CE hours are variable depending upon committment


This is a custom tailored 1:1 mentorship with one of BYC's senior instructors. A mentorship might look like receiving private lessons on cueing, assisting, sequencing or other valuable teaching skills, working on business plans, resume feedback, tips on auditions and getting hired as a yoga instructor, assisting in mentors busier classes when appropriate, language development, and much more.

Independent Study

more information coming soon

CE hours are variable

Teacher Tune Up:

Sequence & Touch

with Claire Stetina and Guest Teachers

(30 CE hours)

Coming March 2021

More info will be available soon.

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