JAN - APR 2019


THREE JEWELS is excited to announce its second Yoga Teacher Training! This training will provide deep instruction on all 8 limbs of yoga, a basis of meditation, rooted in Buddhist philosophy and how that all ties together with enlightenment.



  • Deepen and strengthen your personal practice

  • Complete intensive study of asana and class sequencing

  • Build a firm background in ashtanga, iyengar and anusara methodology

  • Learn meditation methods and teaching tools

  • Assimilate physical and subtle body anatomy with alignment principles

  • Receive instruction on core texts of Mahayana Buddhism

  • Understand neurophysiological applications of yoga and meditation

  • Learn trauma-sensitive models of bodywork

  • Utilize service and outreach as opportunities for spiritual growth

  • Read and understand classical yogic and Buddhist texts

  • Train in Three Jewels approach to yoga and service



Teachers will be credentialed for participation in special projects through Three Jewels including in-house teaching, community initiatives and international service. Beyond Three Jewels classes, our meditation teachers currently teach at corporate workplaces, shelters, schools and more. We do not guarantee employment upon graduating, but you will be more than ready to begin teaching and building your personal brand regardless.



Practice requirements, community involvement and home study will link the weekends together, giving students the opportunity to apply lessons to real life throughout the training. Students will be required to complete written homework and required reading of ancient and modern texts through the training. It is expected that students will maintain a regular yoga practice and a daily meditation journal.

  • Complete application by Jan 15, 2019

  • Take at least 3 classes at THREE JEWELS prior to applying

  • Interview with Allison Joy after applying

  • Have a consistent personal yoga practice

  • Complete full attendance in the training (there are no make up classes, but everything will be recorded)

  • Complete all readings, homeworks, final exam and presentation




Friday - Sunday: JAN 25 to APR 28, 2019

Weekend Schedule

Fridays | 6 - 9PM

Saturdays & Sundays | 9AM - 5:30PM





Allison Joy Phillips is the Director of Yoga at Three Jewels. She completed a 200-hr YTT with Sarva Yoga Academy, and a 108-hr Meditation Teacher Training at Three Jewels NYC. She has completed additional coursework studying ancient texts, yoga therapy, postural alignment, spinal health, Thai Yoga Massage, Yoga Nidra meditation and aromatherapy. She teaches corporate meditation and yoga in the financial services industry. 






Hector Marcel is the President of the Three Jewels. He has served as Senior Teacher for the Asian Classics Institute teaching buddhist philosophy for the past 6 years. At Three Jewels, Hector teaches a series of sutra courses that cover the breadth of a 25 year monastic education for monks and nuns completing a "Geshe" degree, and travels internationally to transmit these teachings. Hector is also social entrepreneur, public speaker and organizational change management specialist. After 15 years of experience leading successful cultural transformations in the public and private sectors in Australia, Hector now consults in New York City to a variety of international clients, integrating eastern philosophy into corporate culture. Hector is the  Senior VP of Learning and Change for John Foley Inc., delivering workshops and keynotes on High Performance designed to achieve excellence in teams and inspire individuals. He is also the founder and Director of the  108 Lives Project: a micro non-profit that cares for under-privileged communities in Nepal. 





$3000 (paid in full by JAN 25)

Early Bird: $2650 (paid in full by DEC 1)

Application Deposit: $250

 A deposit of $250 is required which will be applied towards your tuition if accepted into the program. The deposit will be returned if you are not accepted. If you are accepted and do not attend, the deposit is non-refundableTuition is also non-refundable.