SCHYS Admissions Process & Tuition

Entrance Requirements

All applicants must be 18 years or older, and must be fluent in verbal and written English - insufficient English skills may prohibit successful completion of the program. Students should have access to the internet for online courses and have basic computer skills. We require all of our students to have a strong commitment to personal growth and self-awareness. For particular programs there may be additional pre-requisites, please see the information for the program for which you are interested.

Application and admissions Process

Prospective students may download an application (see below) or email Barb Pishock, Director of Admissions: barb@schys.yoga for a program application. The application process begins approximately six months prior to the start date of a program.

  1. Apply: Application and a non-refundable application fee is required for each program. Applications may be sent via an attachment in an email to Barb Pishock, Director of Admissions barb@schys.yoga Your application fee must be submitted within 2-weeks of submitting your application. This can be paid online (credit card or PayPal) or sent via check to SCHYS 331 N Madison Rd, Orange, VA 22960. Please note: SCHYS does not accept transfer credits from other training programs.

    Applications: Click on the individual training program below to download the application:

    • 200-hr Yoga Training - Pre-Requisite: One year of yoga practice.

    • 300-hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training/Step 1. Pre-Requisite: 200-Hour RYT, SCHYS Bridge Program, one year of yoga practice, and at least 40-hours teaching experience. (Use this Step 1 for RYT300 application if you already have your 300-hour RYT). Those with an existing RYT300 can use discount code RYT300 to receive $150 off their tuition.

    • Yoga Therapy Certificate Program Pre-Requisite: 200-Hour RYT, SCHYS Bridge Program, one year of yoga practice, at least 40-hours teaching yoga experience, and completed at least 75% of Step 1.

    • Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Program - Pre-requisite: 200-hour RYT

    • Specialty Certificate Program (ANY) - For Certificate there is a pre-requisite of C-IAYT and SCHYS Bridge Program. For non-certificate, students may join with a 200-hour RYT by permission, or a 300-hour RYT. The SCHYS Bridge Program will be an asset to understanding the course planning that will take place in the online classes and during the face-to-face modules.

  2. SCHYS Processes: SCHYS administration processes all applications within 30-days after receipt of all required components. Faculty may contact you for an interview, where we can answer any questions you may have.

  3. Acceptance: Accepted students are notified via email and will be sent an acceptance letter as well as SCHYS Enrollment Agreement.

  4. Enroll: To finalize the process, students are required to return the Enrollment Agreement along with the non-refundable Enrollment Fee ($1008). This fee must be paid before taking the first module or course requirement. The Enrollment Agreement asks you to select which Option for your Tuition (see below).


Policies and Procedures

All SCHYS students are required to read and adhere to the policies and procedures outlined in the current SCHYS Student Handbook, which you will receive upon program enrollment. Contact jj@schys.yoga for questions related to the Student Handbook


Tuition

Tuition effective for all programs beginning in 2020. Tuition includes all program requirements with SCHYS (including program modules, online classes, practicum with faculty), SCHYS training manuals, as well as the retreat scheduled for Step 1/Year 1 for your program. Tuition does NOT include travel, room + board (except room & board at the retreat is included), books (other than the training manuals), and other incidentals. Students unable to attend the retreat scheduled for their training program, may attend one of JJ’s other retreats by paying the cost above the scheduled retreat.

Prices and payment options

200-Hour Tuition Payment Options

Your tuition includes all scheduled weekend program modules, training manuals, private sessions with faculty and practicum with faculty.

$1,008 Non-Refundable Deposit to accompany the Enrollment Agreement which is issued upon acceptance to program.

  •  Option A (Early Bird Discount): $3,308 - Early bird discount if paid in full no later than three months before program start date (includes the $1008 Deposit above), if you already paid the $1008, then payment would be $2300.  Total payment is $3308.

  •   Option B (Regular): $3528.  ($1008 Deposit + $2520 = $3528) - Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), plus three (3) payments of $840 each – paid within the first 3 months of the program start date. When counting months of the training, count months even when there is no scheduled program module or meeting.

  •   Option C: $3808: ($1008 Deposit + $2800 = $3808) - Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), plus five (5) payments of $560 each – paid within the first 6 months of the program start date.

  •   Option D: $3928: ($1008 Deposit + $2920 = $3928) - Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), Eight (8) payments of $365 each – paid within the first 8 months of the program start date.

Graduates may apply to the Yoga Alliance (YA) after completing this 200-hour Program to be on their registry for yoga teachers (RYT). The Yoga Alliance will have procedures and fees that are not included in the tuition.

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300-Hour Program Tuition Payment Options for 2020

Your tuition includes all weekend program modules, training manuals, private sessions with faculty, practicum with faculty, and one five-day retreat with SCHYS.

$1,008 Non-Refundable Deposit to accompany the Enrollment Agreement which is issued upon acceptance to program.

  • Option A (Early Bird Discount): $6,008 - Early bird discount if paid in full no later than three months before program start date (includes the $1008 Deposit above), if you already paid the $1008, then payment would be $5000.  Total payment is $6008.

  • Option B (Regular): $6108.  ($1008 Deposit + $5100 = $6108) - Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), plus three (3) payments of $1,700 each – paid within the first 3 months of the program start date. When counting months of the training, count months even when there is no scheduled program module or meeting.

  •  Option C: $6208: ($1008 Deposit + $5200 = $6208) - Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), plus five (5) payments of $1040 each – paid within the first 6 months of the program start date.

  •  Option D: $6352: ($1008 Deposit + $5344 = $6352) - Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), Eight (8) payments of $668 each – paid within the first 8 months of the program start date.

  •  Option E: $6558: ($1008 Deposit + $5550 = $6558) - Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), plus ten (10) payments of $555 each – paid within the first 10 months of the program start date.

For students who already have their RYT300 we offer a $150 discount, please use code: RYT300 when you make your tuition payment. Students who have their RYT300 should use the separate application to the Step 1 for Yoga Therapy Program (and not the 300-hour Training Program).

Graduates may apply to the Yoga Alliance (YA) after completing this 300-hour Program to be on their registry for yoga teachers (RYT). The Yoga Alliance will have procedures and fees that are not included in the tuition.

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Yoga Therapy Program - Step 2, or Step 3 - Tuition Payment Options-2020

Your tuition includes all weekend program modules, training manuals, private sessions with faculty, and practicum with faculty. Each year is 300 hours for a total of 900 hours.

$1,008 Non-Refundable Deposit to accompany the Enrollment Agreement which is issued upon acceptance to program.

  • Option A (Early Bird Discount): Early bird discount if paid in full no later than three months before program start date: pay the $1008 Deposit above, plus $3982.  Total payment is $4990.

  • Option B (Regular): Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), plus three (3) payments of $1357 each – paid within the first 3 months of the program start date. When counting months of the training, count months even when there is no scheduled program module or meeting. ($1008 Deposit + $4071 = $5079)

  •  Option C: Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), plus five (5) payments of $827 each – paid within the first 5 months of the program start date. ($1008 Deposit + $4135 = $5143)

  •  Option D: Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), Eight (8) payments of $528 each – paid within the first 8 months of the program start date. ($1008 Deposit + $4224 = $5232)

  •  Option E: Deposit of $1008 paid at least one month prior to the start (see above), plus ten (10) payments of $428 each – paid within the first 10 months of the program start date. ($1008 Deposit + $4280 = $5288)

Graduates may apply to the International Association for Yoga Therapists (IAYT) for recognition of completion of an accredited yoga therapy program (C-IAYT). The IAYT will have procedures and fees that are not included in the tuition.

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Trauma Healing Yoga Specialty Certificate
300.00

Pre-Requisite: C-IAYT, Completion of Bridge Program

Become a Certified Trauma Healing Yoga Therapist through SCHYS! As lead faculty, JJ Gormley has designed and taught a series of yoga classes for those with trauma in Florida, Wyoming, and Virginia including women with trauma/abuse and military service personnel. Additionally, her research paper and project for her Yoga Therapy Training Program under TKV Desikachar and Kausthub Desikachar (2007-2010) was on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

This is an Approved Professional Development (APD) course with the IAYT and eligible for continuing education credits (30 hours)

Requirements:

  • Two online courses on Trauma Healing. Classes are recorded for those who cannot attend live. Written posts to the Discussion Board are required.

    • Trauma Healing Yoga-1 (THY-1): 8-hour class. Available live Spring 2019 Online Class Session or via recording.

    • Trauma Healing Yoga-2 (THY-2): 8-hour class. Available live Summer 2019 Online Class Session or via recording.

  • Practical Application Module: An opportunity to put into practice what was learned during the online classes. The face-to-face program module is scheduled for March 14-15, 2020. Location: SCHYS 331 N Madison Rd, Orange, VA 22960

  • Students will also complete outside reading and study, write a 5-7 page research paper, pass a practicum evaluation (during the Practicum Module), and complete a written exam (online, open book), and complete at least two hours working with clients who have addictions or substance abuse issues.

If you enroll in this Specialty Certificate Program, you will be automatically enrolled in the online classes required for this program as well as the Practical Application Module—no need to register for them separately.

You will be automatically enrolled in the online classes - no need to register for them separately.

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Prenatal Yoga Teaching Certificate Program
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Become a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (R-PYT) with SCHYS through our Yoga Alliance registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Certificate Program! Learn how to keep prenatal students safe in the classroom and how to teach a class dedicated to prenatal students.

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