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Yoga at Home

Elevate Yoga & Meditation School
200-hr Yoga Teacher Training

March 29 - July 21, 2024

Dive into our Yoga Teacher Training curriculum:
Vinyasa Flow, Himalayan Kundalini, and Meditation.
Embrace yoga as a way of life.
Elevate your practice, inspire, become certified.

Embark on our unique teacher training journey, tapping into the transformative power of Yoga for a vibrant life, self-discovery, and personal empowerment. Our curriculum beautifully blends alignment-based vinyasa flow, a strong foundation in Himalayan Kundalini, and Meditation, all within a nurturing environment. Immerse yourself in 200 hours of personalized instruction, guiding your individual transformative experience.

Experience a deep dive into diverse Yoga techniques, from postures and anatomy to relaxation, breath awareness, pranayama, Kriya, Mantra, and intuitive awakening meditations. Explore contemplations that shift limiting tendencies into affirming thoughts, all guided by clear, anatomy-informed alignment principles. Our curriculum extends beyond, integrating Ayurveda, the Upanishads, Patanjali, and the Chakra System as frameworks for the profound Yoga journey.

Prepare for a dynamic practice covering all asana categories—standing, hip openers, forward bends, backward bends, twists, inversions, balancing, supine, seated, and rejuvenating poses. Embrace your unique voice and breath, fostering a connection with the energy body. Our classes are inclusive, with modifications for all levels, inviting everyone to join and explore the transformative path of yoga.



Upon completing our program, graduates emerge ready to lead diverse Yoga classes. From vinyasa and alignment-based sessions to foundational Yoga, meditation, Kundalini, gentle, and restorative classes, our training empowers you with the skills to teach various styles. Step into the world of teaching with the confidence and versatility that defines your unique journey


Explore our training located in the heart of Trinidad on the beautiful California coast, within walking distance to secluded beaches and ancient redwoods. Immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings, providing the perfect setting for your transformative journey

Curriculum at a glance

Certification as a RYT-200 with Yoga Alliance

A solid foundation in Vinyasa Flow ,Himalayan Kundlini & Meditation

Explore breathwork, mantra, and meditation as instruments to tap into your inner wisdom and cultivate a vibrant life

A comprehensive alignment system designed to address common misalignments and ensure the safety of your students

Master the skill of crafting yoga class sequences that reflect your authentic voice and cater to the unique needs of your student community

Adjustments and customizations tailored for diverse bodies, including individuals with injuries

Explore the business side of yoga, discover strategies to build your yoga community, and gain the confidence to effectively promote yourself.

Discover the wisdom and innate tools within you, ready to be awakened

Cultivate self-confidence and unlock your incredible potential within a caring and supportive environment

Immersive walks among ancient redwoods, fostering a deep connection with the natural world

Supportive community, where like-minded individuals come together to grow and connect while exploring this transformative path

*There will be local guest teachers coming in to share their passion and expertise throughtout the training. 

This teacher training program is approved with Yoga Alliance (Y.A.) and graduates are eligible to register with Y.A. as a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 200-hour level (RYT-200)

Meet your Teacher

Monique Riofrio

YACEP, RYT 500, E-RYT 200

As a Certified Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider and a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500-hour level, She is also recognized as an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher at the 200-hour level. Serving as the lead trainer for Elevate Yoga & Meditation School, which she founded in 2024, bringing her wealth of experience and expertise

to the teachings. Her profound passion lies in understanding the intricate connection between the brain and body, and how this union can facilitate cellular healing. Recognizing the transformative potential of tapping into the body's intelligence, she guides individuals on a journey of self-love and healing by sharing her extensive knowledge. Her teachings emphasize the integration of breath and movement in yoga asanas, as well as the impactful practice of Himalayan Kundalini, fostering a holistic approach to well-being


Training Details

Dates : March - June, 2024

Weekend 1: March 29-31
Weekend 2: April 5-7
Weekend 3: April 19-21
Weekend 4: May 3-5
Weekend 5: May 17-19
Weekend 6: May 31 - June 2 
Weekend 7: June 7-9
Weekend 8: July 13-14
Weekend 9: July 20-21


Trinidad Heart Center
426 Trinity Street, Trinidad CA

Tuition $3333 USD

Price includes all in-person and virtual instruction, a 187 page yoga teacher training manual and weekly Meditative Himalayan Kundalini Class taught by Monique from March-June. Required texts NOT INCLUDED


Fridays @6pm-9pm
Saturdays @7am-8pm/9pm
Sunday @7am-8pm

Since these are long days, please pack snacks and drinks. There will be breaks during the day. You know your body better than anyone else, so take care of yourself during the day by taking breaks and refueling and hydrating as necessary. Wear comfortable clothes, and bring a change of clothes if you tend to get sweaty during practice. Always bring your yoga mat, meditation cushion (if you need one), your manual, journal, and any books we may be using. 

Deposit & Payment Plans

A $500 USD deposit will reserve your space and will be applied to the full tuition price listed above. Deposits and tuition payments minus a 10% processing fee, are refundable up to 20 days prior to start date. The 10% processing fee will apply to all refunds and this fee covers credit card charges and administrative processing fees. Your final tuition payment is due no later than one week prior to the program start date. Should you wish to explore alternative arrangements or discuss a personalized payment plan, please don't hesitate to reach out directly. I am more than willing to collaborate and find a solution that suits your needs. No refunds are issued on or after the program start date for any reason.

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