hot Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Training Program

Yoga Tribe’s 10-week Yoga Alliance affiliated Hot Teacher Training Program is a fun yet transforming experience that will change your life. If you have a strong devotion to your personal yoga practice and seek to obtain a deeper understanding of yoga or a thirst to teach ~ then we would love to be a part of your journey. Teaching yoga gives you a strong sense of purpose because you’re in the position to transform lives and share your passion for yoga. The course will provide a FOUNDATION to prepare you how to teach through practical experience. Time is spent teaching you how to teach others. You will be learning to teach yoga on the very first day!

Led by Jason Wilkerson, certified Bikram Method hatha yoga instructor in 1996 and has taught over 20,000 hours of yoga. Jason is the owner and senior Hot Yoga instructor at Yoga Tribe certified at the highest level as an E-RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance. Jason has graduated over 100 Hot Yoga instructors.  Jason completed 700 hours of teacher training including 500 hours of training with the Bikram Method in 1996 and 200 hours of Vinyasa Teacher Training in 2016.   Jason and training staff carefully observes every teacher trainer in posture clinics and will guide and prepare each individual into becoming a professional instructor. The strength of this program comes from the intense focus given to practice teaching as well as the variety of experienced and gifted yoga Hot Yoga teachers who share their knowledge and gifts.

Assisted by Lindsey Hill, certified Hot Yoga instructor in 2008 and Yoga Tribe manager since 2008. Lindsey has taught over 5000 hours of yoga and has been a cornerstone to Yoga Tribe community. Lindsey has assisted multiply Hot Yoga teacher trainings and offers a wealth of experience, care and insight.  

The Hot Yoga Teacher Training Program includes a firm grasp of asana or poses of yoga including the following curriculum:

  • Dialogue including sanskrit, voice command and confidence
  • Alignment principles, modifications, contraindications, and adjustments
  • Anatomy of the human body as pertaining to yoga and it’s dynamics in form and structural alignment of the correct way to safely enter and exit poses
  • The business of teaching and how to market yourself
  • The History and Ancient Traditions will be learned, where yoga came from, as well as ancient lineages and teachers of various forms of yoga

The Hot Yoga Teacher Training Program will impart the professional skills to teach yoga with passion, inspiration and confidence.

Yoga Tribe maintains student to teacher ratios at a minimum of 8 students per teacher and a maximum of 20 students total to provide the highest standards of learning with the most experienced Hot Yoga Lead instructor in Orange County, Jason Wilkerson. 


$3,000 when you pay in full by December 20, 2019

$3,400 when you pay in full by January 31, 2020

$3,600 after January 31, 2020

Payment Plan Schedule

February 14, 2020 - $600

February 28, 2020 - $600

March 13, 2020 - $600

March 27, 2020 - $600

April 10, 2020 - $600

April 24, 2020 - $600

Space will be limited. Tuition fee includes unlimited yoga classes for the duration of the training, a course manual, and all instruction.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds or credits after February 14, 2020 including if student voluntarily leaves or decides not to attend the Hot Yoga Teacher Training Program.


Friday, February 28 – Saturday, may 9, 2020

ORIENTATION: Friday, February 28 @ 7pm - 10pm

GRADUATION CEREMONY – Saturday, May 9 @ 5pm – 6pm

Meets every Saturday, Sunday and Monday during the following 10 weekends:

February 28 - March 2, 2020

March 6-8, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30

April 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27

May 2-4, May 9-10

•    Mondays: 7pm – 10pm
•    Saturdays and Sundays: 10am – 5pm

During our time together, you will participate in the following elements of training:

•    Posture Clinics: Techniques, Training and Practice
•    Lectures: Anatomy & Physiology, Yoga Philosophy and Ethics
•    Practicum: Teaching Methodology and Practice Teaching
•    Class Taking Requirements: A minimum of 35 Hot Yoga classes required during training.
•    Outside Classes Required: 3 outside classes required. These are classes from another studio and can be from another discipline of yoga.
•    Class Observation: 2 Hot Yoga class observations
•    Karma Yoga: Participation in a local outreach program Wednesday, April 8th 7:00pm – 10:00pm
•    Self Study: Journaling, reading and written assignments

Saturday and Sunday Required Class: 10am – 11am Hot Yoga classes (this class is included in the total number of class taking requirements)

Test Out – Practical:  Saturday, May 2nd @ 12pm

A more comprehensive schedule will be given on the night of orientation.


Thank you for your interest in the Hot Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Training Program recognized by the Yoga Alliance. You must meet all of the application requirements and fully participate in each and every aspect of the training. All participants are required to be on time, attend every class and event with an open mind and open heart.

CLICK HERE to download the Hot Yoga Teacher Training Program Application
CLICK HERE to download the Hot Yoga Teacher Training Program Participation Agreement

Required Reading:

Bikram Beginning Yoga Book (Second Addition) by Bikram Choudhury  

Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Sri Swami Satchidananda