Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Lifestyle Immersion

Embark on the Transformational Journey of a Lifetime!

The Yoga Lifestyle Immersion is a brand new offering in response to the overwhelming requests for our transformational training without the teacher certification.

This Immersion delivers all of the foundational principles taught in our accredited 200 hour yoga teacher training including deep transformative practices, with plenty of yoga, pranayama, yoga therapy, yoga philosophy, meditation, and personal development. 

The program serves as the base for our certification program in which participants may wish to complete at any point in the future to become a yoga teacher.

This immersion is open to all, beginners to experienced practitioners who are courageous enough to go on a ‘Hero’s Journey.’

"The depth of this program is profound and masterful; each day is artfully organized so as to support and stimulate transformation.  I came into the training looking to deepen my practice and came out with so much more. "  Laura Martini, Kelowna

This 2 weekend 60 hour immersion is an opportunity to take your yoga practice to a deeper level of understanding and integration. Ideal for those who are interested in the transformative and self-discovery techniques that are at the heart of our signature Yoga Teacher Training.

The Yoga Lifestyle Immersion develops practical skills for deepening your personal practice and cultivating a deeper sensitivity to the energetics of yoga. Jeff and Sonya's dynamic approach to incorporating an ancient tradition into a modern lifestyle is designed in such a way that students are naturally guided to access the true teacher and healer within.

"This program went beyond what I was expecting. It included history, anatomy, chakras, postures, breathing, and many other tools that really support a healthy lifestyle on and off the yoga mat. This truly is life-changing. Sonya and Jeff are such amazing teachers!" Stacey, Morinville AB

In this immersion you will learn:

  • State of the art alignment principles focusing on stability & joint safety, strength & flexibility that are accessible to every body

  • Breath and relaxation tools that facilitate complete physical, mental and emotional relief from everyday stress

  • How to cultivate inward focus and meditative consciousness with Mindful Rest Yoga Nidra

  • Traditional philosophy and contemporary wisdom from classic texts

  • Energetic Anatomy which will inform your ability to cultivate positive energy on and off the yoga mat

  • Deeply transformative experiential practices which enable you to access and release long held physical and emotional tensions and habit patterns, 

  • How to cultivate an authentic personal practice which will enable you to move into higher states of consciousness and harmony in life 


    This immersion takes place over 2 extended weekends, with home study assignments on and off the mat in the month between.

    • Friday May 17 2019: 4:00pm - 9:30pm

    • Saturday May 18 : 7:30am - 9:30pm

    • Sunday May 19: 7:30am - 6:00pm

    • Friday June 14 2019: 7:30am - 9:30pm

    • Saturday June 15: 7:30am - 9:30pm

    • Sunday June 16: 7:30am - 6:00pm


    Cost of Immersion: Early Bird price until February 28: $1095 +gst (paid in full)

    After March 1: $1295 + gst

    Deposit: $300

    Immersion includes class instruction, a comprehensive study manual, email study groups, hands-on individual instruction, small group mentoring, guided Mindful Rest Yoga Nidra meditations, group discussions and more...

    Are you a graduate of our 200 or 300 Hour YTT and would like to audit this course?

    Audit price: $895 + gst

Contact us for questions and to register today! 250-258-0081

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Get Inspired and Inspire Others

Take Your Passion for Yoga a Step Deeper with 200 hour, and 300 hour Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher Trainings.

Jeff and Sonya Thomlinson (as former founders of Tandava Yoga and Trinity Yoga Centers in Kelowna and Vernon BC) have been training teachers in Kelowna and Vancouver BC since 2004 and facilitating trainings since 1999. Combining over 43 years experience with yoga, meditation and lifestyle coaching, our training will take you to the heart of your practice and inspire others on their journey.

"This was an absolutely amazing experience. Sonya and Jeff's passion comes through in what they teach and how they interact with their students. Lots of laughs, tears, and learning have been experienced here!  I feel confident in saying I chose the right YTT."

200 Hour

The 200hr Intensive is more than an entry level teacher training program. This is a classic yoga teacher training in which students gain in-depth instruction in asana, pranayama, anatomy & physiology, strong alignment principles, & traditional philosophy, providing a solid foundation to teach yoga as well as deepen your own personal practice.

Utilizing state of the art techniques in stress reduction and mindfulness, as well as current research and data in brain and behavioral science, as well as the wisdom of the yoga tradition, this program ultimately creates the power to lead and help others from personal exploration and development.

As an integrated practice on and off the mat, this program becomes a catalyst for physical healing, psychological growth, and spiritual awakening. More info...


300 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

The 300hr Professional Level Training program is a module based training that begins by strengthening the foundation you developed in your basic certification. Whether you received your 200-hour certification with us or another Yoga Alliance compliant school, our Professional program is designed to take your existing knowledge and skills to the next level. Whether you want to work with advanced students, teach with more confidence or specialize your skills for working with specific populations, this program is the first step in realizing your potential as a teacher. Certification at this level is designated as 500 Hours. Modules include Mindful Rest Yoga Nidra Certification for Groups, Private Clients, Specialized Populations and Kids, Advanced Asana, Advanced Assisting Techniques, Advanced Meditation, Teaching the Deeper Practices, Leading Powerful Experiential Workshops, as well as The General Assessment for working with Private Clients. More info...

Training Details

  • Study with professional teachers with over 43 combined years of experience.

  • Our school is internationally registered with Yoga Alliance.

  • Over 475 students trained.

  • All course fees include tuition, books and supplies. Tax receipts are issued.

  • Payment plans are offered on all trainings as well as discounts for paying in full

Are You Ready to Transform Your Life? Contact Us Today!

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Application Process

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