A 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification with Yoga Alliance

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Learn to Teach Yoga
  • Asana and Alignment
    extensive study and breakdown of yoga postures
  • Sequencing and Choreography
    creating and building your own classes
  • Yoga Philosophy and History
    yoga’s deeper meaning and how to apply it to your practice
  • Physical and Subtle Body Anatomy
    in depth study of anatomy as it applies to the yoga practice
  • Meditation and Pranayama
    understanding the deeper practices of meditation and breathwork
  • The Art and Business of Teaching
    practical tools to support your students and build a business
"Experiencing mangoh's teacher training was not only intense and rewarding,
but I made lifelong friends, learned yoga inside and out, and felt it was
life-changing. I recommend this course to anyone who is passionate about
yoga. A wonderful gift to give to oneself."
Lauren McCulloch, 2013 Graduate

The Program

The mang'Oh Teacher Training program will support you in deeply honing your personal practice as well as give you all the knowledge and tools you need to be a successful yoga instructor. The mang’Oh teacher training program is uniquely designed to give you the phtysical and emotional space to intensively refine and strengthen your practice, as well as build the skills to become a yoga teacher if you choose to do so. At mang’Oh, teacher training is not just a vocational program, but a chance to build a toolkit of self-discovery, allowing you to live your life with a spirit of abundance, both physically and spiritually.

The Teacher Training program includes:

  • Unlimited Yoga classes at mang’Oh for the program’s duration
  • Four weekends in studio, studying with our dynamic, knowledgable teachers
  • One week of accommodations, classes, and meals on retreat in the beautiful Hudson Valley
  • Creative projects and presentations, reading and journaling assignments, and partnered study sessions
  • One-on-one mentorship program with our skilled teaching staff
  • Comprehensive 200-hour mang’Oh Teaching Manual, mala beads, and other training materials

Reading List

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Satchidananda translation)
  • The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice (Desikachar)
  • Light on Yoga: Yoga Dipika (Iyengar)
  • A Path with Heart (Kornfeld)
  • The Power of Now (Tolle)
  • The Key Muscles Of Hatha Yoga, Scientific Keys Volume 1 (Ray Long)


  • Erica Whalen, Lead instructor
  • Chintamani Kansas, Instructor and Mentor
  • Lisa McBride, Instructor and Mentor
  • Danielle Gregan, Instructor and Mentor
  • Seth Lieberman, Sanskrit and Chanting instructor
  • Masako Miyakawa, Restorative and Yin Yoga instructor
  • Kriota Willberg, Anatomy instructor


The training includes a 7-day intensive retreat at Lifebridge Sanctuary, a green retreat center nestled in the Hudson Valley, with expansive views of the Catskills. Away from the hustle of the city, we will use the time to hone technical skills as well as reflect on the spiritual and emotional aspects of the training journey. By sharing this time with peers and teachers, you will be able to build a community for your yoga practice, which will serve you for a lifetime.

The teacher training program at mangoh was a wonderful gift of enlightenment. I had longed for a deeper richer understanding of my practice and received so much more.
Greg Frew, 2012 Graduate

Schedule & Tuition

March 7 – April 6

Opening Ceremony and Orientation

Sunday, February 16, 1:00 – 3:00pm

4 Weekends

March 7 – 9, March 14 – 16, March 21 – 23 and April 4-6

Friday 5:00 – 9:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 12:30 – 7:30pm

7-day intensive retreat in the Hudson Valley

March 26 – April 1

Following the program, you will have until May 4 to complete any remaining homework, observation hours, and final exams for certification.

Early Bird Plan (apply by January 19)

$3950 (includes retreat fees and materials)

Standard Plan (apply by February 14)

$4150 (includes retreat fees and materials)

Installment Plan (apply by February 14)

Individualized payment plans and scholarships are available upon request. Please inquire with Erica to create your plan (

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