A nurturing environment for the unfolding of your inner teacher

Elk Rock Yoga’s Teacher Training offers a catalyst for personal and professional transformation. This training has applications well beyond teaching yoga as it provides a supportive community (satsang) and nurturing environment for the unfolding of your own Sat Guru, or inner teacher. Explore movement as a journey through an eclectic mixture of contemporary and classical yoga techniques emphasizing breath, alignment and body awareness.

Through this immersive journey you’ll discover:

  • Meditation, Pranayama, and poses that transform

  • Gain a deeper understanding of holding sacred space for dynamic groups

  • Empowered sequencing and teaching methodology

  • Illuminating discussions that merge ancient wisdom and modern science.

  • Learn to artfully give voice to your journey as a means to inspire and uplift others.

  • Sacred business practices and creating a Sankalpa for your career!

Whether you wish to teach or deepen your practice, this experience is a wonderful opportunity to accelerate in your personal and professional development. Want to get clear on your deeper dream for the next chapter of life? Let’s do it together!

2019 Fall Program Dates
MARCH 1st - MAY 24th
Tuesdays 5:45 - 9:00 pm Fridays 5:45 - 9:00 pm Saturdays 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Meet your teachers

Contact hours are taught by experienced teachers who meet the registered yoga alliance years of teaching and continued education requirements! Elk Rock Yoga is a registered school with Yoga Alliance.

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Lesley Sario

E-RYT 500
Lesley Sario is the founder and director of Elk Rock Yoga, she has been a holistic educator, massage and yoga therapist for over 16 years! Her professional experience is shaped through extensive education merging ancient wisdom and modern science of Ayurveda, movement as a journey & sacred business practices. She derives great joy from facilitating transformative journeys to accelerate personal and professional development!

Elaine Cohen

Elaine Cohn

E-RYT 500
Meet Elaine! She brings a wealth of experience with over 20 years in the fields of education and yoga, along with a background as a licensed therapist. She has studied and taught mediation, mindfulness and applied eco-psychology to people of all ages, cultures and abilities. She recently completed a Mindful Yoga for Cancer professional training at Duke Integrative Medicine!


Frequently Asked Questions

What style of yoga will I learn to teach?
This training is influenced by many styles of yoga and will help you find your own personal expression of the practice. There is a strong focus on ensuring the highest level of individual attention, support and safety for all bodies, ages, and abilities, including Mindful Yoga, Restorative, Vinyasa and Hatha yoga to name just a few. This fusion of yoga styles will help you develop a diverse approach to creating unique sequences that are safe and effective for your and your students.

I just want to deepen my practice and not necessarily teach, can I take the program?
Whether you wish to teach or deepen your practice, this experience is a wonderful opportunity to accelerate in your personal development. Want to get clear on your deeper dream for the next chapter of life? Let’s do it together! Taking a 200 hour training is a wonderful way to deepen your practice is a supportive community and nurturing environment. Learn to artfully give voice to your journey as a means to inspire and uplift others.

How much yoga experience is required to take this training?
While you do not need to have prior yoga experience, we would recommend having taken yoga classes prior to starting training and spending a few moments to get clear on what it is you wish to gain from this training.

Will I be qualified to teach yoga after this training? Where can I teach after I'm certified?
This training prepares you to take the seat of a teacher, find your unique voice and actual opportunities for you to teach! After completing this training, you will be certified as a registered instructor through Yoga Alliance and will learn sacred business practices, resume building and tools required to have a dynamic, authentic, and long lasting career in a deeply impactful profession.

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Investment

Fees include classroom time, training manual and 3 consecutive months complimentary yoga at Elk Rock Yoga. Tuition is non-refundable but transferable to any future trainings within a 2 year period. Once accepted into the program you will be asked to select a payment plan. The total investment for Spring 2020, 200 HR Yoga Teacher Training is $2600.

Early Bird Registration Discount, Partial scholarships and work-study options are available. Please fill out the application and schedule an interview to discuss your participation and financial situation.