Niyama Yoga & Yama Therapeutics


Your lead trainers

Diane Finlayson


E-RYT 1000 Integrative Yoga Therapy, Department Chair of Yoga Therapy & Ayurveda, Maryland University of Integrative Health, Masters Degree from Johns Hopkins University “Ayurveda in America.” Member in good standing: CIAYT, NAMA, AAPNA, AHHA, ASH.

Nicole Zornitzer


E-RYT 1000 Intergrative Yoga Therapy, Founder of Niyama Yoga & Wellness Studio, Certified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant(C.A.L.C.), Member in good standing: AAPHA, Reiki Energy Healer, CPYT Radiant Child Program, Certified Aerial Yoga Instructor.

Amy Matthews & Leslie Kaminoff 


World Renowned Yoga Educators, Best Selling Authors of Yoga Anatomy with Combined 50 Years Experience Training Yoga Instructors, Creators of Yoga Fundamentals.

Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training Program

Niyama Yoga along with Yama Therapeutics offers one of the most comprehensive Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training Programs on the East Coast. Our training programs have been in existence for over 2 decades and have graduated the most qualified professionals in the field of yoga. Our mission is to equip all future Yoga Instructors with the tools necessary to engage stress management principles both on the mat and off of the mat. Our attention to the traditions of Hatha Yoga, the Yamas and the Niyamas and the core values and intention of yoga is apparent in our programming.


About the Trainers of Niyama's Therapeutic Yoga Teaching Training Program


As one of the first certified Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT) and Department Chair of Yoga Therapy & Ayurveda at Maryland University of Integrative Health, Diane Finlayson is the founder of our program along with the program leader, Nicole Zornitzer, Founder Niyama Yoga & Wellness Shalas. Nicole is an E-RYT 1000, Integrative Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT) and received both her 200 and 300 RYT under Yama Therapeutics with Diane. Nicole is also a graduate of Maryland University of Integrative Health, receiving her certification in Ayurvedic as a Certified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant (CALC).

Niyama Yoga Shala offers an outstanding anatomy program; partnering with Amy Matthews and Leslie Kaminoff, world renowned yoga educators and best-selling authors of Yoga Anatomy. Matthews and Kaminoff lead the anatomy portion of the training. You will receive over 40 hours of anatomy training, in accordance with the Yoga Alliance with them both as well as Niyama Yoga.

All of our therapeutic yoga teacher training instructors are top of their fields in yoga therapy, anatomy, yoga philosophy and Ayurveda with a combined knowledge base ranging 50 years. This training program began in 2000 and for the last 20 years we have prepared future yoga instructors for a meaningful and prosperous journey into the world of wellness.


Our Mentoring Process


Each trainee receives a mentor that is a graduate of Niyama Yoga & Yama Therapeutics lineage or an instructor at Niyama Yoga Studio. This mentor will guide you through the program and assist in your education and possible needs during the program. Additionally, this mentor along with Nicole and her team will guide graduates beyond their education and mentor them through the career and job search upon graduation.


Overview of our RYT 200 and RYT 300 Programs


Our programs (RYT 200 & RYT 300) are both 9 Month Programs and are taught 1 weekend per month over the course of the training. Between each in person training that runs Friday evening through Sunday evening you will be required to complete homework that ranges from reading, to book reports, to internships, to in depth study of yoga philosophy and history. This program is accessible to the working individual, as most of our graduates were working full time during the duration of the program.

Niyama Yoga & Wellness Studio believes that it is vital for the proper time and education be spent to prepare any future Yoga Instructor to graduate and become a successful professional in this field. We have created a community of Yoga Instructors who consider Niyama Yoga Shala their home base for resources and knowledge throughout their career. The Niyama Tribe expands with each graduating class and we pride ourselves in our lineage, traditions and respect for traditional yoga.

Interested in joining us? We are here to help answer any questions via phone, email or in person!

Upcoming Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training Programs

September 2021


200 Hour RYT Training Program Begins

*Details / Dates to be issued March 2021

October 2021


300 Hour RYT Training Program Begins

*Details / Dates to be issued March 2021

2021 Investment


  • Registration deposit (non-refundable)

  • RYT 200 Tuition $3500 (minus deposit)

  • RYT 300 Tuition $4300 (minus deposit)

* Monthly payment plans available
* All tuition must be paid in full by month 7

This is the most in depth & useful
anatomy training available to teacher training programs today.This full online & in-person experience is available only through studios like Niyama Yoga & Wellness.

Get in touch with us...

Addresses: 1250 Sussex Turnpike

Randolph, NJ 07869

270 Sparta Avenue, Upper Lake Mohawk,

Sparta, NJ 07871

Business Hours: 6am-9pm
7 Days a Week


Phone: 973-500-2939 

Follow us

  • Niyama Yoga Shala Pinterest
  • Facebook
  • Instagram

​© 2021 Niyama Yoga & Wellness Studio

Designed by Trilogy Creatives

terms of service | privacy policy