Join us for a two-day SEL (social, emotional learning) based, trauma-informed yoga training at Mint Yoga Studio in Fort Thomas, KY. Includes hands-on training, group work, application of knowledge into practice, a book, and a certificate. Time: June 8, 10 AM-4 PM. and June 9, 10 AM- 4 PM.

Continuing education authorization upon request.

Guest speaker Rachel Herbst, PhD. Dr. Herbts is a Pediatric Psychologist, Clinical, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology and Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics- learn more about Dr. Herbst and her work here.

Free parking in lot behind studio. This event is open to the public.

Mint Yoga Studio

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Discover* Train* Teach* Inspire

Let your Yoga Teacher Training Journey Begin!

Our Next Training Will Begin February 2025

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In this comprehensive, nine-month training, you will strengthen your own yoga practice, discover your voice as a teacher and develop the skills to teach yoga to others.

*An interest in teaching yoga is not necessary; you determine your path!

🗓️ 2024 Dates:

February 23-24
March 22-24
April 19-21
May 17-19
June 21-23
July 19-21
August 16-18
September 20-22
October 18-20
Join us for one transformative weekend per month, Friday through Sunday.
(If you need to miss a date, don’t worry. You can make up the time, information, and hours separately).


Mint Yoga Studio’s 200-Hour + Yoga Teacher Training includes the following and more:

  • Gaining the skills, methodology, and technique to guide a yoga class with confidence
  • Learning and practicing the foundation, form, and function of asana (yoga poses)
  • Studying the foundations of pranayama (breath work) and an introduction to pranayama practices
  • Exploring a functional approach to studying yoga anatomy and its application in classes
  • Understanding subtle body anatomy
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Guidance on how to apply trauma-informed principles in restorative yoga
  • Practicing and learning meditation concepts
  • Exploring yoga history & yoga philosophy
    • with discussions and study on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and other important yoga texts

Additionally, you will:

  • Learn basic Sanskrit terms and their English translations
  • Study principles of yoga anatomy and physiology
  • Practice Teaching, along with learning teaching methodology & techniques
  • Explore the Art of Class Sequencing and learn how to create various types of yoga class
  • Gain Essential teaching professional  skills including the principles of ethical teaching, learning to observe a code of ethics for yoga professionals
  • Learn the business of yoga, develop your brand, marketing strategies, and more Inst
  • Deepen your personal practice
  • Strengthen your body while learning to practice yoga 
  • Experience diverse styles of yoga from the Hatha Yoga tradition

For more information, please contact

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (FAQs)

Q: Do I have to practice yoga for any particular length of time prior to doing the program?

A: No! All levels of yoga experience are welcome! The Mint Yoga Studio Teacher Training is for anyone with a curiosity and interest to explore yoga, and deepen their own practice(s) in an inclusive, encouraging yoga learning community.

Q: Are there any requirements for admission to participating in Mint Yoga Studio’s 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training program?

A: No, there are no requirements for admission and participation in our program, but an interest in yoga, a desire to learn and discover, to engage in a community of learners, and to be “present” in the training are essential qualities for participants.

Q: Does one have to be interested in teaching to take this program?

A: No, many participate in the program for their own personal growth and deepening their spiritual practice or to embellish their line of work or whatever endeavor they are involved in. Some have the intention to teach and some do not.

Q: What is the Tuition?

A: The tuition for the Mint Yoga Studio Teacher Training is $3800, email with any questions.

Q: Are payment options available?

A: Yes! Please email with any questions.

Q: Are there any special tuition discounts?

A: Current Mint Yoga Studio members who participate in the training will receive a 10% discount on the training. If a teacher-trainee has a current, auto-pay Mint Yoga Studio monthly membership (excluding Teacher Training Tuition), his/her/their monthly membership fee will pause and resume three months after the conclusion of the training program. Please email to see if you qualify for this pricing option.

Q: While I am in training, do I get to take classes at Mint Yoga Studio at a discounted rate?

A: Yes! In fact, during the nine-month training program and three months after its conclusion, Teacher Trainees will receive free unlimited yoga classes at Mint Yoga Studio.

Q: What does Tuition Include?

A: The Mint Yoga Studio 200-hour Teacher Training Program includes: ALL Required Textbooks and supplemental learning materials; Over 200 hours of exceptional high-quality instruction and guidance from experienced and advanced yoga teacher professionals; Mint Yoga Studio branded products; and free unlimited mint yoga classes for a total of 12 months. 

Q: Where do I purchase the books required for the course?

A: You don’t! Mint Yoga Studio will provide you with ALL required textbooks and course materials.

Q: Who are the teachers?

A: The lead teacher trainers are Nikki Owens and Michael Burgasser. Additionally, the training staff includes Jenny Rice, Kurt Matthys, and an amazing variety of experienced, guest teachers who will teach trainees specialty topics throughout the course.

Q: What are the program’s Certified Yoga Teacher certification requirements?

A: Teacher Trainees interested in earning their certification to teach yoga must complete a Practicum final, submit and complete all required assignments, and meet the program’s attendance and participation requirements.  These requirements include completing a)15 hours of class observations (observing yoga classes taught by teacher CYT or RYT instructors) and b)submitting signed observation form(s), c) attending 15 hours of yoga diverse classes (at Mint Yoga Studio or elsewhere), d) submitting a 500-1000-word Teaching Mission Statement explaining teacher trainee’s yoga own yoga teaching philosophy (details will be provided); e) paying tuition on full; f) agree to abide by an ethical code supporting the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of students; and lastly g) taking a comprehensive Final Exam. NO WORRIES! You will be fully prepared, supported, and ready to take this exam AND successfully pass!

Q: How much time do I have to complete the certification requirements?

A: Students have one year (twelve months) after the conclusion of the program to complete the program graduation requirements and receive their teaching certificate. Extensions may be given at the discretion of the program.

Q: What do I receive upon completion of this program?

A: You receive a 200-hour certificate from Mint Yoga Studio, which certifies you as a “200-hour Certified Yoga Teacher”, or 200-CYT.

Q: Am I able to participate in the training program without completing all the requirements for teacher certification?

A: Yes, you may participate in the program without completing the requirements for actual teacher certification. We understand that not everyone aspires to teach yoga after completing a training program. However, we recommend trainees complete the certification requirements whether or not they intend to teach. You can decide which pathway to explore: as a yoga teacher in training or as a student of yoga wishing to learn more without a desire to teach.

Q: I was planning to do a yoga teacher training in an exotic location, like a beach, a rainforest, or somewhere enchanting… Will we be traveling anywhere?

A:  No, not currently. Our training is in-studio, in a distraction-free, SAFE, social-distance maintained environment that is conducive to your training- experience,  focus, practice, and learning.  While Mint may explore offering yoga retreats in beautiful, warm locations, our comprehensive and interactive teacher training is best experienced in our home studio where you will have everything you need to experience the training you want!

 Q:  I don’t know if I have time, so I will wait until the time is just right.

A:  There is and there may never be a perfect time to participate in a yoga teacher training program.  yoga teacher training is something that you give to yourself, do for yourself, and make time for yourself to experience. Most of us live busy lives.  We are care providers and love ones with commitments to family, children, pets, work, school, and other important things in our lives.  This nine-month weekend training is designed to fit into your life and not the other way around.  Scheduling a training of any kind is not easy, but if you are ready to explore an authentic, interactive, comprehensive c yoga teacher training program, you can make it happen now!  Wait no longer!

Q: What if I must miss days due to pre-scheduled obligations, events, vacations, or emergencies, can I still participate in the training?

A:  Yes, you can!   Attendance is important and while we expect everyone to be dedicated to the training program, we also understand that teacher trainees have busy lives and important commitments outside of the training program.  Should extenuating circumstances impact attendance, and you must miss a training class or session, you can always work with the lead trainer to make up any missed hours. Teacher trainees are responsible for rescheduling training missed hours and making up any course material they may have missed.

*Select workshops will be held during non-teacher training weekends               

Tuition Investment:

The tuition for our comprehensive yoga teacher training program tuition is $3,800. 

Tuition includes all hours associated with the teacher training, unlimited classes available on the Mint Yoga Studio weekly class schedule, all required textbooks and supplemental learning materials, training binder, Mint Yoga Studio branded products, writing journal for journaling and recording select assignments, all teacher-training related workshop registration fees, group photo, and a 200-Hour Mint Yoga Studio Teacher Training Certificate.

Email: for questions and available payment options.