skip to Main Content


Winter 2020

Feb 12th - Apr 29th

Summer 2020


Here at Spirit Yoga, we offer a comprehensive yoga teacher certification course that is one of the most sought after in San Diego. Our 200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training will invite you to engage with your yoga practice in a way that invigorates your body, sharpens your mind, and ignites your spirit.

Our studio’s experienced instructors will show you how to intelligently and skillfully guide students through an all levels yoga asana practice and encourage people to connect with themselves in a more meaningful way. Along with the philosophy of yoga, you will also be given the tools that can enhance all aspects of your own life.

Our three-month winter training session allows for you to pursue your yoga teacher training certification in a flexible way that works with most schedules. Classes and informational sessions are held in the evenings during the week and on the weekends. Our summer intensive course is a condensed course with classes six days a week – it allows for the on-the-go yogi to complete his or her 200-hour certification in half the time of a normal paced course.

Upon completion, you will be able to register with the Yoga Alliance as an RYT 200 and teach and share the yoga practice in an accessible and inspirational way. Start the yoga teacher training journey now.



You can also e-mail Daniela Kent (program lead) at

for more details.

What You Will Learn

  • Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Sutras & Bhagavad Gita)
  • Anatomy of Asana
  • Pranayama
  • Meditation
  • The Subtle Body
  • Adjustments
  • Intelligent Sequencing
  • Ayurveda
  • The Chakras
  • Inversions & Arm Balances
  • Ethics of Teaching Yoga
  • Mudras & Bandhas
  • Props & Modifications
  • Gentle Yoga
  • The Business of Yoga

Additional Benefits

  • Develop a sustainable, lifelong personal yoga practice
  • Explore the depth and diversity of the yoga practice
  • Cultivate an authentic relationship to the yoga practice and find your voice as a yoga teacher
  • Delve into the art of sequencing yoga asana in a profound and skillful way
  • Immerse yourself into the philosophy and ethics of the yogic lifestyle
  • Bond with fellow dedicated yogis and form deep friendships with those who also seek out a life of self-exploration, growth, and positive influence

Winter Training

Dates & Times

Feb 12th – Apr. 29th, 2020

Wednesdays: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Saturdays: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Sundays: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Tuesday, Oct. 15 6 – 7 PM – Stay for a 7 PM class for FREE

Wednesday, Nov. 16 12 – 1:30 PM


Jon Old-Rowe, Lauren Padula, Daniela Kent

Program Price:

Early Bird – Paid by Dec. 1st: $1,995

Standard – Due by Feb. 12th: $2,195

($400 non-refundable deposit required to enroll)

Summer Intensive

Dates & Times

TBD, 2020

Mon – Fri: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturdays: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Sundays: No Class


To Be Announced

To Be Announced


Nazli Takesh, Daniela Kent

Program Price:

Early Bird – TBA

Regular – TBA

($400 non-refundable deposit required to enroll)

Teachers: Winter Series

Jonathon Old-Rowe, 500+ Training Hours

Jon credits yoga for saving his life and keeping him out of prison. After almost 20 years of teaching, he believes that the best yoga teacher can be found inside of each and every student, as long as the student is willing to do the work. Jon has devoted his life to the tradition of the yoga practice, especially in regards to chanting, meditation, and deep introspection.

Yoga Instructor Headshot

Lauren Padula, Doctor of PT, E-RYT-200, YACEP

Lauren is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and an expert in anatomy, especially as it relates to proper alignment within yoga poses. Her knowledge helps trainees to instruct yoga in an intelligent, functional, and therapeutic way. Lauren believes that yoga asana can empower people to connect to themselves and become more embodied.

Daniela Kent, E-RYT 500, CPT, YACEP

Our Lead Teacher at Spirit Yoga, Daniela has 10 years experience teaching and continuosly studies various yogic disciplines including Vinyasa, Power, Yin, Restorative, Shivananda, and Iyengar. Daniela has a deep connection to yoga philosophy and believes a classical heart and service-centered approach to teaching and living yoga is both healing and life-changing.

Nazli Takesh,E-RYT 200/E-RYT 500, Reiki Practitioner

Nazli lives, breathes, and is yoga. Her many years of experience in management in the yoga industry gives her insight into cultivating success as both a yoga teacher and a yoga professional. Nazli offers a wealth of knowledge about how to authentically connect with students, support a strong personal yoga practice, and build a fulfilling career in teaching yoga.

E-mail Daniela Kent (program lead) at

for more details.