2020 Teacher Trainings

Welcome Home! 'Ohana Rising Yoga School's Teacher Trainings offer an immersive experience dedicated to embracing the teacher within. This is Yoga in the spirit of Aloha as we move into a more heart centered and healthy world.

200 Hour, 300 Hour & Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training.

Winter 2020, we are offering our Foundational 200 hour program led by Lisa Brodrick & 300 Hour Advanced Training co-lead by Lisa & Christian Valeriani of Evenflow Yoga. The 300 Hour program is for teachers already certified at the 200 Hour Level. Upon completion of these programs, you will be eligible for certification at the level of training with Ohana Rising Yoga School as an accredited Yoga Alliance School.

In Fall 2020, we will be hosting Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training. This certification is through IKTYA and led by Kartar Khalsa, lead trainer and teacher of Kundalini Yoga for over 50 years and Simran Kaur, founder of Yoga for Every-body, yogawithsimran.com. We will be accepting applications for this training in January of 2020. All 2020 dates are listed below.

The Ohana Teacher Training program offers a nature-based approach to teaching yoga that emphasizes sensitization to nature and natural cycles, self study, economic sustainability, spirituality, and yoga as an agent of personal and societal change.  The Ohana Yoga curriculum includes the disciplined study of the physical asanas, alignment, pranayama, sacred anatomy, meditation, storytelling, planetary cycles/astrology, music/chanting, 
and focused community service.  This is yoga in the aloha spirit s we move into a heart centered, and healthy world.
YTT Program Format
Integrating knowledge, developing your authentic voice, overcoming fears, and fine-tuning your teaching skills takes time. Our six month program provides a personalized experience attentive and supportive faculty.

Sessions will take place two weekends per month. The 200 Hour program includes a four-day retreat to the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia where we will immerse ourselves in holisitic living and complete our yoga training in the heart of nature. Cost of this is included in your 200 hour YTT investment.

Program Requirements
To receive certification from Ohana Rising Yoga School and to be eligible for 200 / 300(for your 500) Hour registration with Yoga Alliance, students must:

- Attend all required classes and events. In case of emergency, class absence is on a case basis.
- Complete a community service "Seva" project.
- Submit a practice log & observation log (given at first day)
- Teach a feedback class to a primary faculty member
- Completion of a final practicum.

Our goal is to offer a comprehensive course of study into the 8 limbs & the four main paths of yoga: Karma, Bhakti, Jnana & Raja. We will look into yoga for the modern world and social & environmental connection and responsibility as teachers in the Aquarian age. This training will place an emphasis on personal growth, development and will provide you with a thorough understanding of yoga asana, philosophy, meditation, & pranayama. This is yoga as a technology & science for living.

Message us today with any questions. lisa@ohanarisingyoga.com

"It is very good to see thousands of new teachers, so that with our thoughts, we can gradually change the world... send peace to the world. That's the best contribution to world peace. First the students should find their peace, and then they share with the other students."
- Sri Dharma Mittra

Program Dates

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

January - June 2020

  • 200 Hour Program Dates

    200 Hour Program Dates

    January 17(evening only), 18, 19 & 25, 26

    February 8, 9 & 22, 23

    March 14, 15 & 28, 29

    April 4, 5 & 25,26

    May 2,3 & 16, 17

    June 6,7

    Retreat: June 25-28.


    Friday 6-9pm (First Weekend of Training Only)

    Saturday's 1pm-6:30 pm

    Sunday's 1pm- 6- 6:30 pm

    The last 2 weekends before the retreat, we will have morning sadhana 6:30- 7:45 am on Saturday & Sunday Morning. Then class will begin at regular time.

  • 500 Hour Program Dates

    500 Hour Program Dates

    January 31- February 2nd (evening only on 1.31)

    Feb 15th & 16th

    Feb 29th & March 1st

    March 21st & 22nd

    April 4th & 5th

    April 18th & 19th

    May 9th & 10th

    May 23rd & 24th

    June 6th & 7th

    June 20th & 21st


    Saturday and Sunday

    7:00am-7:45am: Satsang

    8am or 9:30am: Practice

    12pm-6pm : Lecture / Training



    AUGUST 27-30,2020

    SEPTEMBER 11-13

    OCTOBER 10-12


    DECEMBER 4-6

    JANUARY 8-10

    FEBRUARY 5-7


The Program

Tuition & Application Process



Your investment of $3750 includes all regular classes in the Ohana during training & the final 4 day retreat.

FOR OUR 300 HOUR PROGRAM: Your investment of $4500 includes all regular classes at Ohana Rising Yoga School and Evenflow Yoga.


The first FIVE students to register and pay in full will receive a $250 discount.

Tuition & Payment Plans

Several payment plan options are available. Please inquire with us directly so we can help you personally. Once deposit is made, we are able to divide payements into 2, 4, or 6 scheduled monthly payments.


Please copy, paste & submit your answers to the following questions and email to lisa@ohanarisingyoga.com

Once you send application, you will be sent payment link for deposit and payment plan. Once deposit is received, you will receive your required reading list and further course infomation.





1) What is your relationship with yoga?
2) What does The Journey of the Teacher mean to you?
3) What is inspiring you to do this training? Do you have a specific goal in mind?
4) List Yoga history, experience, styles practiced and any previous training.
5) Influential teachers, teachings, books you have encountered:

6) Please enter your level of interest for the following topics (L=low, M=med, H=high): Philosophy, Meditation, Pranayama, Teaching principles, Diet and nutrition, Career, Asana.

7) Please list or comment on any other areas of special interest. This is a good place to list any possible interest areas for the Seva (Community Service) requirement.

8) Please share any special skills, hobbies, sports, occupation.

9) Are there any health concerns we should be aware of in order to help support you in this training?

All payments are non-refundable but are transferable to any Ohana Rising Yoga School Programming.

We look forward to sharing in this journey with you! Mahalo!