200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Accelerate your learning and expand your knowledge with the Yoga Teacher Training program at the Whitewater Center, in conjunction with Chakra Flow University. Dive deep into the poses, philosophies, and practices behind yoga, whether your goal is to become a certified yoga teacher or a well-versed yogi as you take the next step in your yoga journey. This program is a unique 200-hour RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) training that couples the traditional curriculum with elective activities like SUP Yoga, hands-on experience, and a combination of classroom settings and natural environments at the Whitewater Center.

This 200-hour training program is registered by Yoga Alliance and meets or exceeds Yoga Alliance standards. It will prepare participants to instruct classes typically offered to the general adult population. The full program must be completed in order to receive your 200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification. Students who complete this training will be eligible to register as RYT 200 with Yoga Alliance.

The course provides 200-hour YTT training, one Whitewater Center annual parking pass, a comprehensive training workbook, and access to yoga blocks, bolsters, and straps.

The course content includes training in the below areas:

  • Art of Vinyasa Flow Sequencing
  • Practice Teaching
  • Asana Alignment & Anatomy
  • Pranayama & Meditation
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Mythology
  • Ayurveda (The sister science of Yoga)
  • The Chakra System
  • Sanskrit & Yoga History
  • Hands-on Assists
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Intro to SUP Yoga
  • Intro to ACRO Yoga
  • Teaching to Prental/Post Natal/Limited Mobility groups


The YTT Instruction Team includes Victoria E Martinez  (YTT Director), Tamara & Andy TotmanMarcy Braverman GoldsteinTai Dorn, Jaclyn Groff, and Jason Kierce.

In addition to the above, several other guest teachers will be invited during the program to share their expertise with the class to bring together the very best teachers in their respective fields and specializations the Carolinas have to offer.

About Victoria Martinez

Victoria Martinez is owner and founder of Chakra Flow University. She gained her 500-hour YTT from world renowned yoga center Laughing Lotus NYC directed by Dana Trixie Flynn. Victoria has also received certifications and qualifications from Laughing Lotus NYC in Restorative Yoga, Super Sequencing, Hands on Assists, Chakras Intensive, Energy & the Subtle Body Intensive, Inversion Intensive, and her Ayurveda 100-hour in addition to being a certified personal trainer from National Academy of Sports Medicine. Victoria teaches at Bijou 5 Yoga, Carolina Yoga, OKRA, and Vinyasa Arts, as well as, every Thursday evening at 6:30pm during Whitewater Yoga. Victoria’s mission and passion lay in the ability to share these ancient practices and sciences with her students and to empower them to gain optimal health and well-being.

Course Schedule


  • Fridays: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sundays: 9:00am – 6:00pm


  • March 6 – 8
  • March 20 – 22
  • April 3 – 5
  • April 17 – 19
  • May 1 – 3
  • May 15 – 17
  • May 29 – 31
  • June 12 – 14

Attendance at every class is required for certification. There are no make up dates. Attendees will also be required to observe, take and assist classes outside of classroom weekends.

Application and Tuition

Yoga Teacher Training Tuition Pricing – $2,800

Option 1: Full payments can be made by clicking the application link below, over the phone (704.391.3900) or in person.

Option 2: Payment plans are available for special circumstances. Please email yoga@usnwc.org if you require a payment plan. If you choose to pay via payment plan, a $500 deposit will be due by March 6, $1150 on May 1, and $1150 on June 12. The full tuition must be paid in order to receive certification.

Participants are responsible for their own food and lodging.

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway | Charlotte, NC 28214 | 704.391.3900 | info@usnwc.org