Hot Yoga Teacher Training in Lake Placid, New York

250 Hour Hot Yoga Certification Training with Evolation Yoga


250-Hour Hot Yoga Teacher Training Program

Four week, hot (26+2) yoga immersion teacher training program in Upstate New York with 250 hours of full training led by experienced, senior level yoga instructors who will help to assist and support you through each part of the program.  All experience levels are welcome to train with Evolation Yoga, from beginner to intermediate and advanced level yoga practitioners. 

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*Flexible options for completion are available with teacher training in Lake Placid

We know and fully understand how hard it can be for some to attend a full four weeks of yoga teacher training at once so we have made this teacher education program available to be taken in separate parts to provide for a more convenient, flexible way for you to complete the training over a longer period of time. Don't let your busy work, school and/or family schedule hold you back from your yoga teacher training goals! Contact us to discuss options for you to complete your training with us.

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Hot Yoga Lake Placid NY Studio for the Hot Yoga Teacher Training

A newly opened gem in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, Hot Yoga Lake Placid provides a perfect amount of space for training as a teacher. The studios offers classes daily, Monday through Sunday and is fully equipped with mats, towels, blocks, straps and even blankets along with separate Men's and Women's) changing rooms, bathrooms and showers plus plenty of free, on-site parking available. We are excited to be collaborating with and hosting our hot yoga teacher training at Hot Yoga Lake Placid New York and we know you will love the space just as much as we do.

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Transportation To and From Lake Placid for the Hot Yoga Teacher Training

This hot yoga teacher training takes place in Lake Placid, New York. There are local NY taxi, Lyft and Uber service available for your convenience. Transportation is not provided to or from the training location but just let us know if you have any questions and we will help to answer and address them for you as needed.

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Instructors for the Hot Yoga Teacher Training in Lake Placid


Toddy Willis

Toddy Willis is a charismatic and methodical educator, lover of life, yoga instructor and a Kinesiologist. His compelling life experiences and Australian accent certainly holds you in awe whilst he guides you through and into newfound depth of your practice and self. His way of teaching has previously been describe as somewhat like a “Grandfather”. Not so much as on the old and out route of life but more like the intensity of his caring and sharing mannerism and the wisdom he brings forth.


Mark Drost

Mark, along with his wife Zefea, is the co-founder of evolation yoga. He has been studying yoga, the philosophy of yoga, and meditation for his entire adult life. He has been practicing Bikram Yoga for over 20 years and started teaching in 2001. He has taught in hundreds of studios around the world and mentored several hundred teachers. He has founded or co-founded many studios. His inspiration for his yoga journey is to create union in the lineage of Paramhansa Yogananda. Mark brings his 35 years of experience in this tradition to his teaching.

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Lake Placid Hot Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum

Evolation Yoga's teacher training curriculum includes the history and philosophy of yoga along with meditation and breathing and specific posture mechanics that are designed to educate you and empower you with an in depth understanding of yoga and the fundamentals of teaching. Our curriculum is taught by knowledgeable teachers who are passionate about sharing their love for yoga as they guides trainees to becoming certified teachers.

Teacher Training Curriculum

Yoga History and Philosophy

  • History, philosophy and evolution of yoga

  • Practical (and tangible) yoga philosophy

  • Eight Limb Path of Yoga

  • Bhagavad-Gita

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

  • Teachings and lineage of Paramhansa Yogananda and Bikram Choudhury

The Art of Teaching

  • Teaching clinics

  • How to address a group of students

  • How to use your own body as a teaching tool

  • How to use your voice, volume, tempo, and pacing

  • How to correct postures

  • Choosing the right words

  • Energy, passion, confidence, humor

  • Using your own presence and Self-awareness as a transformative teaching tool

The Business of Yoga

  • Teacher guidelines & etiquette

  • Appropriate conduct inside and outside the yoga room

  • How to apply for a teaching position

  • Teacher expectations

  • Student interaction

  • Role playing

  • Feedback


  • What meditation is and why it’s practiced

  • Meditation techniques

  • Silencing the mind for deeper levels of awareness

  • Establishing a connection with nature and the world you live in

  • Connecting with the true Self

Asanas (Postures)

  • Daily classes

  • Posture mechanics

  • Knowledge of asanas

  • Foundational yogic anatomy & physiology

  • Subtle Anatomy & Chakric System

  • Alignment & how to avoid injuries

  • Modifications & adjustments

  • Medical benefits

  • How to read bodies

  • Balance between body, mind and breath

  • Sequencing

Pranayama (Breathing)

  • The use of breath as a transformative tool for Self-awareness

  • Breath control

  • Different breathing techniques

  • Exploration of benefits

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Yoga Alliance Accredited Yoga Teacher Certifications

Evolation Yoga is a registered school through Yoga Alliance, proudly educating yoga trainees to become certified yoga teachers. Upon completion of our 250 hour Hot Yoga Immersion Training, you will be awarded with a RYT 200-Hour registration certificate from Yoga Alliance and will be fully certified to teach hot yoga classes.


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Evolation Yoga Hot (26+2) Yoga Teacher Training Experience

Come train with Evolation Yoga in Lake Placid, New York for a memorable experience as you practice and progress forward with fellow yogis sharing similar love and joy for hot yoga and the many healing benefits of the series.


"I just finished my Teachers training in Santa Barbara and I could not have had a better experience. The teachers are world class and the atmosphere in the studio warm. I got so much more out of the experience then I could have ever hoped for. Grateful."

Frida Bergh - Santa Barbara, CA Graduate


Tuition Costs and Payment Options

250-Hour Hot Yoga Teacher Training in Lake Placid Tuition Fee

  • $4,400 USD

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Payment Options

Tuition fee payments can be made via credit card, check or bank transfer payments.  To reserve and guarantee your space, a down payment of $2,000 USD is required for this training program.

Early Bird Discount

Our Early Bird Discount rate is $3,900 USD for this training.  Save $500 USD on this training with our Early Bird Discount when you pay $3,900 USD in full before September 1, 2018.

Payment Plans and Third Party Financing

We offer flexible payment plan options as well as third party financing for our teacher training programs. Contact us to discuss the payment options that will be best for you.


Take A Walk On The Upstate Side of New York

Visited by NY locals and avid Winter outdoor sports enthusiasts as a perfect vacation spot in New York's Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid is a small village town in the North Elba area of Upstate New York that's perhaps most popularly known for housing the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics.  When you're not training, practicing or studying, you are welcome to enjoy Mother Nature at her finest on a stroll around Mirror Lake or nearby mountain trails.

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What's Included In This Training

  • Evolation Yoga designed training course materials and essentials

  • Training book reading lists

  • Hands-on support and assistance all throughout the training

  • Live teaching practice time for all trainees

  • 250 hours of hot yoga teacher training education

  • Yoga Alliance® RYT Certification

  • Lifetime of support for all Evolation Yoga alumni

  • Free training repeats for all Evolation Yoga alumni

Cancellation Policy

Deposits for trainings are non-refundable ($2000 for 250 hours training). All money paid to Evolation Yoga for trainings is transferable for a credit to another Evolation Yoga training in the event that trainee is unable to attend the original training they booked. Please contact us directly for more details about our cancellation policy.

Extracurricular Activities (optional)

During your free time while you attend your yoga teacher training, we encourage you to study, practice and reflect upon your experience as much as possible but you are of course welcome to partake in extracurricular activities should you wish to do so. Simply let us know and we can and will help to provide you with tips, suggestions, recommendations and resources for local activities near to your training location.