• 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Whether you want to pursue a career in yoga or want to delve deeper into the practice of yoga as a student and practitioner, Okra’s 200 hour yoga teacher training program will support your needs. Our curriculum does not focus on one style of yoga. We focus on giving you experience in many different modalities and styles so that you may find your own voice and teach what authentically speaks to you and represents your path. Okra’s program will not only prepare you to teach yoga, but will also work with you to help foster becoming a lifelong student of yoga.

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  • Deposit
    Deposit due upon application acceptance.
  • Early Bird Special
    Pay full tuition by July 15th. Deposit included.
  • Paid in Full
    Pay in full by start date of August 7th. Deposit included.
  • Payment Plan
    Once deposit is paid, equal monthly payments will be split through December. For example: pay deposit of $500 in July, remaining balance will be 5 payments of $490 per month, Aug – Dec totaling $2950.

Dates & Times

2020 Fall Session

  • 08/07-08/09
  • 08/28-08/30
  • 09/18-09/21
  • 10/09-10/11
  • 10/30-11/01
  • 11/12-11/15
  • 12/11-12/13

Courses will take places on Friday through Sunday at the following hours:

Fridays – 5:30PM-9:00PM

Saturdays – 8:00AM-6:00PM

Sundays – 8:00AM-6:00PM

Our Program

In the OYTT program you will start teaching the first week. We center the program on practicums where you will practice your teaching and receive personal feedback from your teachers and fellow trainees. You will also be required to observe a total of 10 classes on your own time. Students will go beyond the studies of the postures into the realms of yoga history, philosophy, pranayamas, meditation and chanting. Physical anatomy as related to asana will be studied along with more subtle energetic bodies. Students will also contemplate and learn about yoga ethics, lifestyles, and the business of being a yogi. Several guest teachers will be invited during the program to share their own expertise with the class.

Okra Yoga School is a Registered 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training School by Yoga Alliance. This school provides a 200-hour training program that meets or exceeds Yoga Alliance Standards. It should adequately prepare trainees to teach a general adult population. Students who complete trainings with these schools are eligible to register as RYT 200s.

For more information please contact brooke@okracharlotte.com

Trainer Brooke Carlson

Brooke initially came to her mat as a form of physical therapy after a minor car accident. At the end of her first practice she felt a deep sense of coming home to herself. It was not long before transformation and healing began, not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually as well. As she continued to practice she began feeling much more deeply connected to everything else around her.


Yoga Teacher Training Application

Are you ready to embark on this journey of self: releasing old mental and physical patterns that hold you back, discover the full spectrum of what yoga has to offer, and learn how to share the practices with others? If so, join us and dive in – you will be offered an extraordinary amount of practical and inspiring information that will serve well beyond the life of the program. Above all the training will be fun, dynamic, and enlightening!

Applicants will be notified via email of acceptance into the yoga teacher training program within 7 days of submission. Once your application is approved, you will be charged a $500 nonrefundable deposit which goes towards your full tuition to reserve your space.

Note: Space is very limited.

In order to maintain the integrity of the studies and ensure that every student receives an abundance of personal attention, the program is capped at 14.