200Hour Hatha & Vinyasa Teacher Training

Have questions? We've got answers. Call (808)739-9642 for Teacher Training info!

Upcoming Trainings

Spring 2018 Intensive: March 22 - April 18 - STILL A FEW SPOTS LEFT!

Summer 2018 Extended: June 21 -Aug 26

Super Early Bird Deadline April 1, 2018 {Save 30%!


Military and Veterans

Use your GI Bill or MyCAA Military Spouse scholarship for our 200hr Teacher Training program! Email info@yoga-hawaii.com for details. 


Full time students of any college or university get 15% OFF Immersion or 200hr Training. Use code STUDENTDISC when signing up online here. Cannot be combined with Early Bird or any other discount. 

Friend Special

Sign up with a friend (or as many friends as you like) and you each get $290 (10% off) of the full tuition for 200hr Training. Contact us at info@yoga-hawaii.com for this special. Cannot be combined with Early Bird or any other discount. 

Why should you train with us?

  • You want to share the gift of yoga with others or you simply want to deepen your own understanding
  • Learn to create and deliver authentic and well-rounded yoga classes
  • Learn how to customize your teaching to meet your students' needs
  • Our commitment is to authentic, accessible, healing yoga practices
  • Our team of trainers have over 30 years of combined teaching experience!
  • The diverse content including Ayurveda, Mantra, Meditation, Yoga Anatomy, Chakras, History & Philosophy, Teaching Methodology, Hands-on Assisting + more
  • Our modular format allows flexible schedules and level of commitment

Perks of training at Yoga Hawaii:

  • Tuition includes Unlimited Membership at the studio for the duration of training + 20% off your first class pack or first month of membership after training ends
  • Graduates have a track to employment with us, one of Hawaii’s oldest & best studios
  • Discounts on workshops and future trainings for 1 year post graduation.

Modular Training Format

Our training consists of two Modules that can be taken and paid for separately.

Immersion includes 6-days of training that are equivalent  to the Immersion Module 1 and may be taken separately by anyone wishing to deepen their understanding of yoga, where it comes from, why we practice, and how to cultivate a lifelong personal practice, even if they don't’ want to complete teacher training.

Module 2 deepens one’s personal practice and then provide teaching methodology and ample time to practice and prepare you to teach. This module is required for those who wish to complete 200hr teacher training, become certified teachers and have the option to register as a 200hr RYT through the Yoga Alliance.

Spring Intensive Teacher Training*

March 22th - April 18th, 2018

Scholarships for military and veterans and military spouses. Discounts available for students or friends who sign up together!

Intensive Format

Intensive training is designed for non-residents of Hawaii who want to complete their training in the beauty and inspirational atmosphere of Hawaii and need to do so in a condensed time period. Intensive trainings prepare you to return to your community to teach in a 4-5week period. 


6-Day Empowerment Immersion/Module 1: March 22 - 27
Meets Daily 8am-4pm.

Teacher Training Completion/Module 2: March 28 - April 18
Meets Daily 8am-4pm. No Sunday classes. 

*Japanese translation available with minimum number of Japanese participants.

Summer Extended Teacher Training

June 21 - August 26, 2018

Save 10% by Early Bird deadline on May 1, 2018

Extended Format

Each summer we offer modular structure and weekend classes to fit the needs of our local resident participants, plus a format that is extended enough to allow for deeper absorption of knowledge.


6-Day Immersion/Module 1*: June 21-26
Thursday to Tuesday, meets daily from 8am-4pm
Module 2: 
July 6-8, 13 - 15, 20-22, 27-29
Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Meets Fri 5:30-8pm, Sat 8am-5pm & Sun 8am-2pm

August 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26
Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Meets Fri 5:30-8pm, Sat 8am-5pm & Sun 8am-12pm

Typical Training Day Schedule

Daily Schedule: 8:00AM-5:00PM
{Adjust start and end hours according to format you chose}

8:00-9:00AM                         Discussion, Questions, Introduce topics

9:00-11:00AM                        Vinyasa practice

11:00-11:30AM                        Reflections, practice teach

                       Lunch break

12:30-3:00PM                        Hatha practice, Introduce topic

3:00-4:00PM                        Practice teach, guest teacher/presenter

Our Team of Trainers

Well-trained, passionate yoga teachers who want to help you connect to your highest Self! Click for detailed teacher bios.

Maya Siklai, RYT 500, YACEP and Owner of Yoga Hawaii
In total Maya has completed over 1000 hrs of training in Hatha, Vinyasa, Anusara, Prenatal/Postnatal, Restorative, Partner Yoga, Chair Yoga and Children’s yoga. She has been practicing yoga for 15 years and teaching for 9 years.

Tara Lavery, RYT 200 is a yoga teacher and licensed Massage Therapist. Tara has led portions of teacher trainings in Hawaii for the past 2 years and loves to guide trainees to their innate & divine healing potential through Yoga. 

Lauren Seaman, RYT 200, Personal Trainer & Health Coach
Lauren has studied various styles of yoga including Ashtanga, Iyengar, Vinyasa, Restorative, Yin.  She is currently working towards her 500 hour yoga training with Yoga Medicine's Tiffany Cruikshank.

Mickel Yust, 200hr Certified VinyasaYoga Teacher and PTA (Physical Therapist Assistant)
Mickel has been practicing yoga for 9 years and began teaching after completing her 200hr training in 2013. She now works as a Physical Therapist Assistant and teaches weekly Vinyasa yoga classes at Yoga Hawaii.

Jen Mylett, RYT 200
Jen has been practicing yoga for over 16 years. She completed her teacher training here at Yoga Hawaii in 2015 there she has been teaching Vinyasa yoga classes since. 

Lizabeth Kashinsky, RYT 200, certified Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist
Lizabeth has been practicing yoga for 17 years, and teaching for 8 years. She has worked in conservation in Hawaii since 1994 and holds an MA in Ecopsychology which seeks to restore the human disconnect with nature.

Tuition & Registration

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* All prices are before tax. General Excise Tax is calculated at 4.712%.
Installment payment plans are available – please ask for details. ytt@yoga-hawaii.com

Early Bird Deadlines

February 1, 2018 for Spring Intensive program

May 1, 2018 for Summer Extended program

Required Reading*

The Yoga Sutras* – Patanjali, translation and commentary by Swami Satchitananda

Light on Yoga* – B.K.S. Iyengar

The Bhagavad Gita – Any translation is acceptable. We recommend Stephen Mitchell's translation.

The Key Muscles of Yoga – Ray Long

*Only Light on Yoga and The Yoga Sutras are required for Immersion participants. You do not need to read all of the books before the start of training.

Only the Introduction chapter of Light on Yoga must be read by first day of training on June 23.

How to Register

1. Download and fill out the Registration Form to email or hand in.

2. Register and pay on our site here.

GI Bill or MyCAA spouse scholarships

Active duty military and veterans, we are approved by the VA to accept your GI Bill benefits for the full cost of tuition for our 200hr Yoga Teacher Training. Our program is listed on the WEAMS website in the Non College Degree category.

GI Bill

You must register and pay tuition up front, and you will be reimbursed upon completion of the program and receipt of your certificate. The VA requires us to file a certificate of completion for each participant before they will issue funds, and because of our operating costs to hold training, you must pay up front. However, we are more than happy to work with you to set up a payment plan that you can manage in the meantime. Contact Maya at info@yoga-hawaii.com or (808)393-6634 for details. 


Military spouses, you can apply for a full scholarship for our 200hr training program too! See this document to see if you qualify for these benefits. This process can begin as early as 30 days prior to the start of the teacher training program you choose in order to get funds for training in time.  Contact Maya at info@yoga-hawaii.com or (808)393-6634 for details. 

Still have questions?

Contact us at ytt@yoga-hawaii.com or call (808)393-6634 to speak to the program director.