Blue Heron Wellness Yoga Teacher Training



You Love Yoga. Imagine Taking Your Practice Deeper…

Blue Heron Wellness 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Starts October 2016

Whether you are seeking a new vocation as a yoga teacher, looking to enrich your personal yoga practice or wanting to cultivate new relationships surrounded by diverse and like-minded people, Blue Heron Wellness is here to mentor you. Our yoga teacher training program promotes and preserves the ancient wisdom and traditions of yoga while honoring and cultivating the individual journey of the modern yoga teacher. The program encourages students to build their practice and authentically connect mind, body and spirit.

The Blue Heron Wellness Yoga Teacher Training is:

* Yoga Alliance Registered 200 Hour program.
* Reputable and comprehensive, in the DC Metro area since 2009.
* Life-friendly schedule of 10 full weekends spread out over 9 months: 

The learning environment includes lecture, on the mat practice, hands on experience, group discussions and interactive activities. Yoga asana (postures), pranayama (breath) and meditation will be explored. This training is led by Machelle Lee who brings 18 years experience with yoga and 24 years of therapeutic movement. Although several yoga modalities will be explored, Machelle offers specific emphasis in anatomy, vinyasa flow yoga and an in-depth study of Yin Yoga. This yoga teacher certification program also includes one weekend-long yoga immersion retreat in the tranquil hills of West Virginia where participants can practice, learn, play, and rest while deepening life-long friendships.

The training will cover:

History of Yoga  Anatomy
Asana and Sequencing                Pranayama (breath work)
Meditation 5 Element Meridian Theory
Ayurveda Chakras
Business of Yoga And more!
Enjoy the Weekend Long Yoga Retreat Included
Friday, April 21 - Sunday, April 23

Yoga Teacher Training programs can be demanding and ours is no different but a weekend long retreat helps you gain a fresh, renewed perspective.  On this retreat in the beautiful West Virginia country side, gain deeper insight into those areas of study that may be most challenging to you and, very importantly, create deep and lasting bonds with your classmates and teachers.

Sign up for more info!

Our 2016 - '17 Schedule Begins October 2016

Our program has “life-friendly” scheduling with weekend sessions once per month plus a weekend offsite retreat.

Weekend sessions meet Friday 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Saturday 12:30 - 7:00 PM, and Sunday 12:30 - 7:00 PM

October 14 - 16 March 10 - 12
November 4 - 6 March 31 - April 2
December 9 - 11 Retreat weekend: April 21 - 23
January 13 - 15 May 5 - 7
February 3 - 5 June 23 - 25

Apply Now! Bring your application to an information sessions or email it to 

Teacher Training Application PDF

Affordable Tuition

Tuition for the Blue Heron Yoga Teacher training program is $3,300. Blue Heron Wellness passholders can sign up for $2,999. (Passholders must have had a yoga pass at Blue Heron for at least 6 months.)

Early bird special: Sign up and pay before September 15th and the rate is $3,099!

Deposit: There is a $300 deposit which goes towards tuition. Tuition is due in full before the program starts unless you sign up for the payment plan. The $300 deposit is refundable minus a $50 processing fee until the first day of the program. After the program starts, refunds will be considered only in the case of medical emergency or similar inability to continue in the program. 


Monthly Payment Plan

If paying up front is not possible we have an auto-pay program so you can pay the $3,300 over the length of the training - additional fee applies.  
Payment plan:
$150 set up fee
$300 deposit
8 monthly payments of $375 on credit or debit card