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Join Thrive Yoga’s Fall 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Follow your passion and learn all of yoga in the Thrive 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. The Thrive Yoga School established in 2009, has graduated more than 600 students and our curriculum continues to evolve with students’ interests while offering the knowledge and experiences of the sages.

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Why Thrive?

  • Great Reputation– Since 2009, Thrive Yoga Trainings have graduated inspired and confident yoga and wellness professionals who teach all over the world.  Our 5-star reviews speak for our intelligent, rich, and always-fresh training in a fun and supportive community.
  • Epic Legacy– You have experienced yoga’s benefits, and now you are ready to go deeper with teacher trainers who can lead you there. From over 30 years of yoga study, practice, and personal transformation, Susan Mondi Bowen and the Thrive Training Team have developed a yoga training that weaves together timeless practices with playful yoga methods that have you become more of yourself and a successful teacher.
  • Mentorship– Are you seeking mentorship from experienced yoga teachers that live to inspire you? You will receive mentorship in yoga practices as well as support in teaching yoga in real class settings. We mentor you as a student, teacher, and professional and through a strong alumni teacher network, introduce you to teaching opportunities
  • Flexibility & Easy Learning-With a combination of live in-person training and video-on-demand modules, you will have more freedom in your schedule yet be in a community that learns to teach yoga in a live-studio setting. Our graduates rave over the depth of practices and lectures available to learn all of yoga.
  • It’s About You.  Over the years,  the Thrive Trainings have evolved into a program that is student-driven. Thrive trainers are so proficient in teaching yoga that we can talk about anything yoga on-the fly.  

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Summer 2024
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

In-Studio Dates:
July 15 – July 26
Mondays through Fridays, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday July 20th Anatomy Session 11:30am – 2:00pm
Plus in-depth Video On-Demand content on Teacher Training topics
Need to make up make-up missed lectures?
Curriculum and practices catch-ups in-studio with trainers (up to 10 hrs)

Professional Training Overview


  • Asana: Learn the physical and energetic qualities of postures and how to apply them in teaching students of all different physical abilities and experiences. Expand your practice by deepening your understanding of the structure of the asana as it “lands” in your body via lecture, practice and a 500+ page Thrive Yoga Manual (a lifetime reference manual). Learn hundreds of new ways to practice yoga and paths to get into just about any posture.
  • Pranayama: Experience and practice pranayama techniques. The secret sauce to bliss. Learn how to weave pranayama through an asana class and how you can affect your energetic body through conscious breathing techniques.  Learn to master the pranic field.
  • Meditation:Bye-bye stress!  Experience Introduction to several styles of meditation. Learn how a meditation practice is the key to joy. Leave loving to meditate.


Train in tested methods of teaching yoga. Learn the important components of becoming a successful yoga and wellness professional.

Teaching Specialities:

  • Vinyasa Yoga
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Alignment Yoga
  • Yin Yoga (introduction)
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Beginners Yoga
  • Chakra Yoga
  • Prenatal Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Pranayama
  • Yoga Nidra

Practice Teaching

Practice Teaching Course Study Includes:

  • Teaching, Sequencing and Voice
  • Cueing and Demonstration
  • Practice teaching with mentor feedback 
  • Keeping a class fresh
  • Teaching to Beginners
  • Introduction to Hands On Adjustments
  • Mentor feedback and written assessments

Anatomy & Physiology

Anatomy & Physiology

  • Train in the anatomy and physiology of the human body and movement
  • Recognize biomechanics, structure and fluid movement in yourself and your students
  • Teach individualized students based upon their anatomical structure and range of motion
  • Anatomy-based sequencing


  • The History of Yoga and Lineages
  • Sanskrit
  • Yoga Sutra Studies
  • The Brain on Yoga – Learn the latest research on consciousness and the brain 
  • Chakra Yoga, The Koshas, Prana, and Reading Energy
  • Mind Blowing Meditation

Want More Information?

Free Info Session | May 16th, 7:00 - 8:00pm

Meet your trainers, review the curriculum, meet your fellow trainees and new graduates. Experience a sample of a training day!!

Can’t make the info session? Contact us to schedule a virtual individualized teacher training interview where you’ll learn more about the program and get answers to any questions you might have.


    Summer 2024 Fees

    Early Bird Pricing by

    May 16, 2024


    All Fees Non-Refundable.

    Regular Pricing by

    July 1, 2024


    All Fees Non-Refundable.

    Payment Plan Option

    $350 non-refundable deposit PLUS Four (4) non-refundable payments of $712.50

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

    Work-study positions are available.

    Summer Blast Refresh

    200Hour Teacher Training Review and Skill Development for Certified Yoga Teachers

    Are you a certified yoga teacher?  Do you feel like now is the time to be back in community with fellow yogis and refresh yourself in the knowledge that you learned in your teacher training?

    Join the Thrive Yoga Summer Blast, a hybrid training that offers you live in-studio 10-days of training in asana, pranayama, meditation, sequencing, practice teaching, and all the most popular topics in Thrive Yoga Teacher Training. Continue Education credits available upon request.

    Registration deadline is July 1st.

    Summer Refresh 2023 Fees

    Five Day Immersion

    Monday – Friday
    July 15 – July 19
    9:30 am – 5:30 pm


    All Fees Non-Refundable.

    Ten Day Immersion

    Monday – Friday
    July 16 – July 26
    9:30 am – 5:30 pm


    All Fees Non-Refundable.

    MCPS Scholarship

    We are awarding $500 off our Early Bird Rate to the first 5 MCPS teachers (or staff members) who apply and pay in full by May 31, 2024. Please notate that you are an MCPS teacher or staff member on your application.

    200–Hour Teacher Training Application