Yoga Peace Kula
Live Your Yoga

300 HR Teacher Training


Higher Ground 300 HR Teacher Training

Led by Jeff Seymour and Matt Becker


If you are ready to define, explore and expand your current practice using contemplative methods, this training is for you.

This training will be held at the new YPK Belmar location, 5 blocks from the beach. There are 2 summertime intensives, where you can dive in the ocean on your lunch break, followed by one weekend a month for the rest of the year.

“Whoever is wakeful, mindful, alert, centered, sensitive, calm and clear, rightly exploring Truth, will, at once, shatter the darkness. So be devoted to wakefulness - and you will realize right here - a self-awakening unsurpassed.” ~ Buddha


• Traditional practices and techniques of hatha yoga
• Self- study and development of a home practice
• Pranayama as a regular practice
• Meditation that leads to the overall encompassing awareness
• Classical yogic texts in a personal contemplative way
• Your authentic voice and depth as a teacher
• Living your dharma
• What it means to be in relationship with oneself, others and community
• Cleansing practices
• Reading and pronouncing Sanskrit
• Practical anatomy taught by a yogi

• Harmonium and Chanting

One on one personal mentorship with lead teachers for each participants

YPK 300 Hr Yoga Teacher Training Dates

Intensive:  July 14-17, 2017

Intensive:  August 11-14, 2017

September 29-Oct.1, 2017

October 27-29, 2017

November 10-12, 2017

December 8-10, 2017

January 12-14, 2018

February 9-11, 2018

March 9-11, 2018

April 13-15, 2018

May 11-13, 2018

June 8-10, 2018

Intensive July 13-16, 2018





Weekend Hours:
Friday 6-9
Saturday 12-6
Sunday 12-6

Intensive Hours:
Friday- Monday 9am- 6pm

Cost: $3900, Payment plans available upon request, contact All students must be paid in full by June 15, 2017, to start the training.. No refunds given after the training has started. Credit cards accepted. $500 to reserve your space. Included in the cost is an unlimited monthly yoga pass to both locations of YPK for the duration of the training.

Requirements to apply: 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training Certificate. After completion of this training you will be eligible to register as a 500 RYT with Yoga Alliance

Info Session: April 28, 6-7pm Howell Location

“Contemplation comes from the Greek word, theoria - meaning a passion and dedication to understanding the nature of reality.” - Shawne Mitchell

One has depth to offer as a yoga teacher, when one has real experience with personal practice.

About the Teachers:

Jeff Seymour is a student of Sri Dharma Mittra. He completed both the 200 and 500 hour certification programs at the Dharma Mittra Yoga Center in New York. Jeff has had the distinct honor of mentoring teacher trainees in Dharma's Life of a Yogi Teacher Training program and has assisted Dharma in workshops away from the New York Center. Jeff teaches classes at various locations along the Jersey Shore. His classes accommodate first timers and advanced students alike.

Matt Becker is devoted to sharing Hatha-Raja Yoga in the traditional style of Sri Dharma Mittra. "A single drop of Self Knowledge requires a tremendous amount of effort on your behalf....but a single drop of Self Knowledge is enough to change your entire world."