Asheville Yoga Center is one of the most popular yoga schools in the Southeast. Our foundational programs are designed to enhance your personal knowledge, deepen your practice and provide you with the confidence and skills necessary to safely experience or teach yoga.

We offer three types of event:

  • Yoga workshops (non-certification events) 
  • 200 Hour RYT  training courses
  • 300 Hour certified training courses (Advanced Study and Therapeutically-Oriented)

Yoga, Meditation, and Neuroscience

Yoga, Meditation, and Neuroscience
Michael Johnson
Asheville Yoga Center
November 30, 2018
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Yoga, Meditation, and Neuroscience
with Michael Johnson and Will Hamilton PhD
November 30 - December 2, 2018
300-hour YA credit
All Levels Welcome

Save $50 if you sign up by October 19, 2018
$250 with Early Bird Special!
($300 after October 19, 2018)

Friday, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Saturday, 9:00am – 12:00pm | 1:30 – 5:30pm
Sunday, 9:00am – 12:00pm

One of the most difficult things we can do in life is to be fully awake and fully present for ourselves and for the people we love and care about. Join us for a weekend of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness practices that will help bring your body, mind, and heart into a state of harmony. This weekend will offer you a firm foundation in the traditional teachings of meditation along with modern insight from the latest research in contemplative neuroscience.

You will learn and practice a variety of specific techniques along with some research on their unique benefits. You don’t have to be a teacher, or even desire to become a teacher to attend this course.

Required Reading (click on book title to purchase):
The Mind Illuminated by Culadasa (John Yates)
The Science of Enlightenment: How Meditation Works by Shinzen Young

Recommended Reading (click on book title to purchase):
How to Train a Wild Elephant by Jan Chozen Bays
Waking, Dreaming Being by Evan Thompson
The Emotional Life of Your Brain by Richard J. Davidson and Sharon Bagley
The Yoga Handbook by Stephanie Keach

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More Info: Meditation and Yoga & 300 Hour Advanced Studies

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

200 Hour (200 RYT)
Yoga Teacher Training

Become a Yoga Teacher — Our 200 Hour program is lead by an expert faculty who inspire future yoga instructors and those simply looking to deepen their practice. Gain skills, knowledge and experience to be great yoga teacher.


300 Hour (500 RYT)
Advanced Teacher Training

Begin Anytime – 11 Required Modules (mostly weekends). Our most popular and flexible program: you have several years to pick and choose your courses to most enhance your own teaching style.


Therapeutically Oriented 
Teacher Training

10+ Weekends over 9 months – This course is geared mostly towards working one-on-one in private yoga sessions that contain strong therapeutic elements, with each weekend building upon the next.

300 Hour Advanced Studies Teacher Training Modules