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The Course

Ready to take your yoga experience to the next level?
Join our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training.

Free Info Session

Tuesday, January 8th 2019

Transform your practice with one-on-one attention from expert yoga teacher trainers in their specific fields. Develop self awareness and yoga teaching skills that translate beyond the mat to everyday life. Receive in depth training on the various topics listed below. Gain lifelong community with warm- hearted, like minded seekers on their yoga path.

Note: Apprentice, mentorship, and teaching opportunities are available to Thrive training graduates.

200–Hour Teacher Training Application


  • Asana: Learn the physical and energetic qualities of postures and how to apply them in teaching students of all different physical abilities and experiences. Learn to teach to the “whole” student. Deepen your practice by deepening your understanding of the structure of the asana as it “lands” in your body.
  • Pranayama: Experience and practice pranayama techniques. Learn how to weave pranayama through an asana class. Love to breathe.
  • Meditation: Introduction to several styles of meditation. Learn how a meditation practice is key to being more conscious.
  • Pratayahara: Practice techniques to manage a highly stimulating world.

Teaching Methodology

Train in tested methods of teaching yoga. Gain new skill sets on how to sequence hatha and vinyasa yoga, pranayama and meditation. By the end of training, you will be prepared to teach several styles of yoga. Most trainees resonate with one or two styles. Your mentor will guide you to the best matched career path or yoga journey.

Teaching Specialities:

  • Vinyasa Yoga
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Prenatal Yoga
  • Hot Yoga
  • Beginners Yoga

Practice Teaching

Thrive Yoga’s training is specially designed for you to graduate as well rounded yoga teacher. Gain experience teaching poses and sequences that are interesting and effective.

Practice Teaching course study includes:

  • Class Observations
  • Demonstration and Mirroring
  • Practice Teaching to Peers and Novices
  • Teaching Prep Poses
  • Teaching to Beginners
  • Cueing & Assisting
  • Mentor feedback and written assessments

Anatomy & Physiology


You will train in the anatomy and physiology of the human body and movement. Learn to recognize biomechanics, structure and fluid movement in yourself and your students.

Philosophy & Specialty Lectures

  • The History of Yoga and Lineages – Learn the history of yoga and the philosophy behind the styles practiced in the world.
  • Yoga Sutra Study – Explore yoga philosophy as studied by the ancients while delving into modern interpretation and application of sutra study in life today.
  • The Science and Mystery of Yoga – Learn where fact and science meet philosophy and experience. Explore tools that will help you to integrate yoga into your life.
  • The Brain on Yoga – Learn the latest research on consciousness, and techniques to train the brain for the life you desire.
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Energetic Body – How is the human body energy? Chakras and vibrational body.
  • Chakra Yoga
  • Chanting and fun and unique Yoga Techniques rarely taught.

Thrive 200-Hour Teacher Trainings

Weekend & Summer Blast Format 2019

Weekend Format

Mar – Dec 2019

Saturdays & Sundays | 11:00am – 5:30pm

Mar 30-31| Apr 27-28| May 11| Jun 15 | Jun 22-23| Jul 13-14| Jul 27-28| Aug 17-18| Sept 7-8 | Oct 5-6| Oct 19-20| Nov 2-3| Nov 16-17| Dec 7-8


Summer BLAST 2019 

July 8 – Aug 9

Monday – Friday | 8:30am-5:30pm

Trainees with schedule conflicts will be able to make-up missed lectures in one of the future Thrive 200-hour trainings at no cost or by attending another program with an equivalent curriculum. Other make-ups can be scheduled for a fee.


Weekend Format

March 2019-December 2019

Early Bird Pricing


$350 nonrefundable deposit with application PLUS $2250 due January 31, 2019

Regular Pricing


$350 nonrefundable deposit with application PLUS $2550 due March 16, 2019

Summer BLAST Format

July 2019- August 2019

Early Bird Pricing


$350 nonrefundable deposit with application PLUS $2250 due May 31, 2019

Regular Pricing


$350 nonrefundable deposit with application PLUS $2550 due July 1, 2019

Payment Plan Option

$350 nonrefundable deposit PLUS Three (3) payments of $875 due: Mar 15, May 15, and July 15, 2019

An application must be submitted with the deposit. We will charge your deposit after acceptance into the training.

Work-trade positions are available. Inquire via email to


"I teach yoga in a poetic way! The Training at Thrive has helped me in many aspects of my journey in this world. It was an out of the box experience for me as a new immigrant." - Amir
"Changed my life!" - JF
"I miss being able to ask a thousand questions...I miss the constant stretching of my brain!" - Christina
"The Teacher Training is a bunch of people hugging you for who you are." - Zeynap

Why apply for the Teacher Training at Thrive?

We walk our talk. This training is great for you if you are looking to deepen your practice or become a confident and knowledgeable yoga teacher. Thrive Teachers are from Thrive Trainings. Take our classes and experience yoga with our teachers.

We are committed to your growth. The Thrive Yoga Trainers encourage trainees to see their potential as a yogi and as a calm and vital human being. You will deepen your practice and transform your life.

Our training is proven. Thrive training programs were first introduced 10 years ago and have graduated nearly 350 unique teachers and inquisitive yoga students.

Experience. Our faculty is a TEAM of expert yoga instructors and lecturers with broad experience in their fields. Our Trainers are RYT-500 Accredited Yoga Trainers. Yoga Authors, and leaders in their fields.

Modern yogic wisdom. We evolve and improve the training based on new research and innovations in yoga and in the field of wellness.

Leadership & legacy. Susan Mondi Bowen is Thrive’s Training Director and Studio Owner. Thrive Yoga has been thriving for more than 14 years. Susan has been practicing yoga and leading a healthy lifestyle for more than 30 years

200–Hour Teacher Training Application