Chakra Flow University

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 200HR YTT

Accelerate your learning and expand your knowledge with Chakra Flow University's 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at the U.S. National Whitewater Center!


Dive deep into the poses, philosophies, and practices behind yoga, whether your goal is to become a certified yoga teacher or a well-versed yogi as you take the next step in your yoga journey. This program is a unique 200-hour RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) training that couples the traditional curriculum with elective activities like SUP Yoga, hands-on experience, and a combination of classroom settings and natural environments at the Whitewater Center.

This 200-hour training program is registered by Yoga Alliance and meets or exceeds Yoga Alliance standards. It will prepare participants to instruct classes typically offered to the general adult population. The full program must be completed in order to receive your 200-hour Yoga Teacher Certification. Students who complete this training will be eligible to register as RYT 200 with Yoga Alliance.


If you are ready to set your soul and practice on fire, this Spring's 200hr YTT at the U.S. National Whitewater Center is right for you. We will guide you through this journey of discovery and transformation using the yogic philosophies and the Chakra system as our foundation for self exploration.

Powerful yogic practices & the study of the yogic texts are the foundation of our studies together. Your dedication to this exploration of yourself and the yogic lifestyle will give you the tools to live a a life of awareness and freedom in mind, body and spirit.

In this program, you will begin practice teaching within the first few days. Our teachers will guide you and you will receive valuable feedback that will help you continue to grow as a student and teacher. We believe that diving in right away will give you the tools needed to begin teaching upon graduation. You will also be required to observe and take classes outside of our weekends together. This curriculum will culminate with an optional teacher audition should you want to teach at The Whitewater Center as well as other locations around the Charlotte metro area.

The FULL program must be completed in order to receive your 200 hr Yoga Teacher Certification.


Includes but is not limited to:

  • Art of Vinyasa Flow Sequencing

  • Practice Teaching

  • Asana Alignment & Anatomy

  • Pranayama & Meditation

  • Yoga Philosophy

  • Stories of the Gods & Goddesses

  • Mantras

  • Ayurveda

  • The Chakra System

  • Sanskrit

  • Yoga History

  • Race, Bias & Gender

  • Social Justice

  • Restorative Yoga

  • Intro to SUP Yoga

  • Teaching to Prenatal/Postnatal

  • Accessible Yoga to Limited Mobility Groups


Victoria E Martinez  (YTT Director)

Lizzie Falkner

Marcy Braverman Goldstein

Rebby Kern

Alicia Matinchek

Maxine Messina

Julie Rauschenplat

Shanna Small

Brian Strahine

Hailee Yurjevich

In addition to the above, several other guest teachers will be invited during the program to share their expertise with the class to bring together the very best teachers in their respective fields and specializations the Carolinas have to offer.



  • Thursdays: 6:30pm-9:00pm

    • Location: Zoom

    • Dates: May 12, 26, June 9, 23, 30  Jul 7, 14, 21, Aug 1

  • Saturdays: 9:00am – 6:00pm

    • Location: Whitewater Center

    • Dates: See below

  • Sundays: 9:00am – 6:00pm

    • Location: Whitewater Center

    • Dates: See below


Weekend Dates: 

  • #1 - May 7-8

  • #2- May 21-22

  • #3- Jun 4-5

  • #4- Jun 18 

  • #5- Jun 25-26

  • #6- Jul 9-10 

  • #7- Jul 23-24 

  • #8- Aug 6-7 

***Attendance at every class is required for certification. Any missed hours due to emergency need to be made up. Attendees will also be required to observe and take classes outside of classroom time.  Class size will be limited due to current regulations.***


Yoga Teacher Training Tuition Pricing – $2,800

Option 1: Full payments can be made by clicking the application link below, over the phone (704-391-3900) or in person.

Option 2: Payment plans are available for special circumstances. Please call 704-391-3900 if you require a payment plan. If you choose to pay via payment plan, a $500 deposit will be due upon registration. The full tuition must be paid in order to receive certification.

Participants are responsible for their own food and lodging.

For any questions about the program or guidance if its a good fit for you, please email diosayogaschool@gmail.com


Victoria Martinez

YTT Director