200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Hawaii

Maui, Hawaii 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Join Maureen Gildersleeve founder of Mangala Yoga Studios, and her staff in, Maui, Hawaii for a Yoga Alliance approved, 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program. In this life-changing journey of transformation, you will reveal your true potential through the study and application of yoga philosophy. Dive deep into the art of effective yoga instruction and leave with the confidence, skills and knowledge you need to embark on your yoga teaching career.

During our time together we will develop a consistent practice and integrate yoga into our everyday lives. You will learn the secrets behind the unique and dynamic Vinyasa Flow yoga sequencing that has made Mangala Yoga the fastest growing yoga studio on Maui.

Walk away from your training with full yoga sequences and have ample opportunity to fine-tune your communication skills and strengthen your voice. You will leave this program with everything you need to begin teaching well-balanced yoga classes.

There will be a yoga retreat at a private sanctuary on Maui. All accommodations are included in the tuition for the retreat portion of the training. Our retreat is a wonderful way for us to further develop our sense of community, immerse ourselves in our Yoga studies and begin to live the Yogi lifestyle. All of our work will be further supported by the magical, natural paradise that Maui offers.


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What We Will Be Studying

  • Jungle Flow (Vinyasa Flow)
  • The 8-Limb Path
  • Meditation Techniques
  • Pranayama Techniques
  • Anatomy- Muscular and Skeletal System
  • Energetic World: Chakras System, Bhandas and Vayus
  • Alignment Principles and Asana Study
  • Assisting Techniques
  • Vinyasa Krama and Sequencing
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Chanting and Deities
  • Yogic Cleansing Practices
  • Developing your Personal Practice
  • The Business of Yoga
  • and More!!


The Foundations of Yoga

We believe in building upon a strong and balanced foundation! Therefore, the first two weeks of your training will be spent immersed in the basics of yoga – philosophy, history, language, lifestyle and more.

Includes in-depth instruction in the following areas:

  • The basics of Vinyasa
  • Asana Study
  • Meditation Techniques
  • Pranayama Techniques
  • Chanting & Deities
  • Yoga History
  • Patanjali’s 8-Limb Path
  • Yoga Vocabulary
  • Yogic Cleansing Practices



Unlike anything you experienced in high school anatomy class, our teaching style for learning the body is extremely hands-on and functional. We offer tools to help you truly absorb (not just memorize!) the information and develop a more intimate understanding of the body. This knowledge will serve as your foundation for assisting and adjusting.

Includes in-depth instruction in the following areas:

  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscular System
  • Applied Kinesiology


Teaching Methodology

What does it mean to be an effective and inspiring teacher? What qualities do your favorite teachers possess? Learn tangible skills and practices to help you access your inner teacher and let this aspect of yourself shine.

Includes in-depth instruction in the following areas:

  • Qualities of an effective educator
  • Effective communication
  • Vinyasa Krama (Intelligent Sequencing)
  • Incorporating hands-on assists and modifications
  • How to set up a room


Teaching Practicum

The best way to learn something is to DO IT! In this module you will have the opportunity to put your learning to the test. Receive constructive feedback in a friendly and supportive environment as you practice teaching your fellow classmates and teachers. You will leave this module ready to teach with 3 complete sequences, edited and approved by Maureen.

Includes in-depth instruction in the following areas:

  • Team sequencing
  • Practicing adjustments and assists
  • Filmed class with feedback


Maui Retreat

Fall Retreat Dates: October 3rd – 7th

This is an important part of the training, where we take the time out from the busyness of our day-to-day living and dive deeper into our yoga studies. We spend an extended weekend living and breathing all things yoga. During our retreat, we explore the subtle worlds and learn how to incorporate our understanding of energy and the realm of the unseen into the design of our yoga classes. Includes in-depth instruction in the following areas:

  • Chakras
  • Bhandas
  • Vayus
  • Gunas
  • Theming
  • Practice Teaching
  • and more!

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 Homework Assignments

All books are included in your tuition. Upon registration you will receive your reading materials and assignments. You will also teach 5 free classes to the community. As well as other assignments that will be assigned throughout the training.


Scheduled Meeting times:

Sundays 7:00am-2:30pm
Mondays 7:00am-2:30pm
Fridays 7:00am-2:30pm
Saturdays 7:00am-2:30pm

7:00-7:30 Meditation, Pranayama & Chanting

7:30-9:00 Asana Study/Philosophy (alternating)

9:15-10:45 Vinyasa Class

10:45-11:30 Break

11:30-1:00 Teaching methodology /Anatomy (alternating)

1:00-2:15 Practicum

2:15-2:30 Closing



ALL books, training manual, and accommodations/food during the 5 day Maui yoga retreat are included in tuition!

$2950 – EARLY BIRD Paid  in full by August 15th, 2016 (tax not included)

$3300 – Paid in full after August 15th, 2016 (tax not included)

Payment plans are not available with these pricing options.

Note: Please contact us if you are in need of accommodations for the duration of the training and we can provide you with guidance. 


Payment Plans:

To qualify for payment plans, we must receive a non-refundable $500 deposit.  All payments are scheduled debits on either the 1st or the 15th of the month. You must have a major credit card on file. Payments can be made monthly or bi-weekly.

Payments must be complete by the first day of the training.

Payment plan options INCLUDES TAX:  

• $500 deposit + 2 payments ($1468.76 each) = $3437.51
• $500 deposit + 3 payments ($996.53 each) = $3489.60
• $500 deposit + 4 payments ($760.42 each) = $3541.68
• $500 deposit + 5 payments ($629.17 each) =  $3645.85


• The $500 deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.
• 75+ days prior to the start of the training—We will refund the 100% of training payments, minus $500.
• 60-74 days prior to the start date—We will refund 50% of training payments, minus $500.
• Less than 60 days before start date- No refunds.
• Once the training begins: No refunds.

Contact us: frontdesk@mangalamaui.com or call 808-359-2252

Training Dates September 18th – October 23rd, 2016 


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