Alumni Newsletter
  Hello Alumni,  
We hope you are having fun this summer season and filing your hearts with the joy of celebration!

Our spring events in Los Angeles, New York & Orange County were very successful and we wanted to thank you once again for your participation and interest in connecting with us and your fellow Alumni. It is beautiful to witness what is being created by our community every day. We are planning more events in the fall, so continue to check in with our YogaWorks Teacher Training Facebook page for upcoming events and pictures.

Are there any topics that you would love to read in this newsletter each quarter? We would love to hear from you. Email us at:

We look forward to being a valuable resource to you and supporting you on your teaching path.

With Gratitude,

YogaWorks Teacher Training Department
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Be sure to check your inbox for an Eventbrite invitation that will be coming your way for the upcoming Alumni event:

"Finding your Niche"
Friday, November 8, 2013
YogaWorks Main Street

Join us for a fun filled evening with meditation, "defining your niche" group activities, and a Q&A session with a panel of successful YogaWorks teachers that have found their niche and their success through it.

You already know the YogaWorks methodology, now you can practice and refine your skills anytime, anywhere at

Get started with a free 14-day trial today!
Applicable to new members only.    



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YogaWorks Posture Labs

Have you seen our newest educational video campaign with YOGANONYMOUS?

We have been offering free posture lab videos from our teacher trainers that break down poses using the YogaWorks Methodology. Share them virally with friends, family, and clients to demonstrate what it is you do and help them deepen their practice! You can also find these free posture lab videos on our Facebook page or you can search "YogaWorks Teacher Training Tip of the Week" on


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YogaWorks Partners

We are teaming up with our friends at Athleta who are just as committed as we are to bringing health and wellness into our communities.

YogaWorks and Athleta cordially invites you to VIP Shopping Alumni Event held simultaneously at three Athleta store locations* (see below) on Thursday, August 22nd. Email invitations will be sent for these exclusive events.

You can also visit an Athleta store near you and sign up as fitness professional to receive 30% off of all full-priced merchandise in the store.

The Grove - Los Angeles, CA
Fashion Island - Newport Beach, CA
Third Street Promenade - Santa Monica, CA

At Athleta, we design the ultimate performance apparel and gear for every active woman, from the weekend warrior to the committed yogini to the fiercely driven competitive athlete. And as women athletes, we road-test, court-test and water-test everything ourselves to be sure each item we offer features the perfect balance: performance and style.
Referral Rewards Contest

It's natural to share what you love so as a thank you for helping us grow, we would like to offer even more ways to earn rewards for your referrals.

We are having a fun and exciting contest and offering some really wonderful prizes.  Like and refer your friends to our Facebook page  throughout the month of August and win:

A FREE MONTH OF MYOGAWORKS ONLINE*  Each week we will give away one free month of online classes.


The Grand Prize winner, person with the most referrals over the life of the contest, will receive a free month of yoga at a YogaWorks studio of their choice.


Runner Up, person with the second most referrals over the life of the contest, will receive a $100 gift certificate to shop at Athleta.

*As a winner you will receive an email with a promotional code to sign up for myyogaworks. You will be prompted to enter your credit card to sign up for an account.  Your promo code is good for one month free, so nothing will be charged to your credit card unless you choose to stay on as a customer after the promotion. 

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Alumni Ambassador
The Alumni Ambassador program was initiated this year in the LA region with a new ambassador picked quarterly. However, we hope to expand this program to other regions soon.

Clio Manuelian has been awarded the YogaWorks Ambassadorship by the YogaWorks Teacher Training team for:
  • making a difference in people's lives through teaching yoga 
  • being an enthusiastic graduate of the 500 hour YogaWorks Teacher Training program
  • excelling in community outreach representing the values and methodology of her YogaWorks training
Our ambassador helps us with community outreach through social media, street promotions and events. Learn more about our ambassador here.

Does Clio remind you of someone you would like to nominate? We would love to hear how they fit the above profile and how we can reach them.
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Alumni Article Corner
In addition to spreading the joy of yoga in the studio, many of our YogaWorks alumni and teachers are writing about their yoga experiences and getting their work published online. We're proud and honored to showcase a few of our alumni and teachers' articles:
YogaWorks Teacher Training: Reflections and Lessons Learned
by Mandy Burstein
(recent graduate at our partner studio, Prana Yoga, in La Jolla, CA)
If You Think the Path to Least Resistance is the Way - Think Again!
by Mastin Kipp
(founder, CEO of The Daily Love; Joan Hyman's student)
True Teachers and Leaders Always Remain Students!
by Mastin Kipp
(founder, CEO of The Daily Love; Joan Hyman's student)
My Secret To Defying Age: The Yoga + Ayurvedic Lifestyle!
by Joan Hyman
(distinguished YogaWorks Senior Teacher)
Yoga Teacher Training
by Joan Hyman
(distinguished YogaWorks Senior Teacher)
Why I Signed Up for Yoga Teacher Training
by Candance Celmer
If I Never Teach a Yoga Class, I'll Still Be Glad I Did Teacher Training
by Rebecca Seed
Oh My Yoga Story
by Sophie Lizeray (200 hour graduate, Paris, France with Amy Lafond)
Unleashing the Inner Guru - The Power of Teacher Trainings
by Nicole Doherty
We would love to share and feature your work in our next newsletter and on our
YogaWorks Teacher Training Facebook page.
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Continuing Education
Make your mark as a teacher & deepen your personal practice with the following amazing workshops. All workshops below meet the Yoga Alliance Continuing Education standards.
New York
Prenatal Teacher Training:
Deepen Your Knowledge

Carrie Parker
August 10-11 | Union Square
Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Ball Training
with Dinneen Viggiano
September 14 | Soho

Prenatal Teacher Training: The Subtle Body
Carrie Parker
September 21-22 | Union Square

Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Training
with Mary-Beth Charno & Kirtan Smith
September 28 - December 8 I Soho
Los Angeles
Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Training
with Casey Coda & Michelle McKay
August 24 - November 10 | South Bay
Training Preview: August 3 - 1:30-2:30pm
BarWorks Teacher Training
with Jocelyn Kay Levy
September 7-8 | Westlake Village
Pilates Teacher Training
with Erica Downing & Tawny Solorzano
Sept 7 - Dec 15 | Westlake Village
Yoga Tune Up® Training
with Jill Miller
September 12-19 | Tarzana
Pilates Mat Teacher Training
with Yani Brancato
September 14-22 | Valencia
Prenatal Teacher Training
with Patti Quintero
September 28-29 | South Bay
Northern California
Advanced Posture Series
with Nikki Estrada
September 10 - October 8 | Larkspur
BarWorks Teacher Training
with Jocelyn Kay Levy
September 14-15 | Walnut Creek
Yin Yoga Immersion & Teacher Training
with Christy Brown
September 14 - November 24 | Mill Valley
Pilates Teacher Training
with Rebekka Schulze
October 18 - February 2 | Walnut Creek
Orange County
Kids Teacher Training
with Jocelyn Kay Levy
August 3-4 | Costa Mesa
Pelvic Floor
with Leslie Howard
August 18 | Costa Mesa
Yoga Tune Up® Weekend
with Trina Altman
September 7 | Newport Beach
complete workshop schedule