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Chakra Flow University

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 200HR Yoga Teacher Training


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 that are so unique to the Whitewater Center. This training allows you to connect with nature as you connect to yourself and the true holistic teachings of Yoga.

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.

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Victoria Martinez a yoga teacher from chakra flow university

Victoria Martinez

YTT Director


If you are ready to set your soul and practice on fire, this Summer/Fall 2024 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.


Victoria E Martinez (YTT Director)
Luis Bayon
Marcy Braverman Goldstein
Lizzie Falkner
Julie Rausch
Shanna Small
Brian Strahine


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

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, if this is your desire. If you are looking to deepen your own practice you will leave with a deep connection to your personal practice that will guide your heart and soul on the journey of life! You will also be required to observe 10 classes and take 10 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.

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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.


8 Weekend Dates at the Whitewater Center:

  • Aug 3-4

  • Aug 17-18

  • Aug 31- Sept 1

  • Sept 7-8

  • Sept 21-22

  • Oct 5-6

  • Oct 12-13

  • Oct 26-27

Tuesdays: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Zoom

  • ​Aug 6, 20, 27

  • Sept 3, 17

  • Oct 1, 15, 22

Zoom sessions will also be available recorded

***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 – $2,999
Option 1: Full payments can be made over the phone 704-391-3900 or in person at the Whitewater Center Outfitters Store.

Option 2: Payment plans are available. 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 remainder will be broken up into convenient installments, full tuition must be paid in order to receive certification.

For any questions about the program or guidance if its a good fit for you, please email

Interested in this training?

Sign up here for the interest list and we will keep you posted on the Info Sessions to come.

704 391-3900

If you are ready to register for this program please fill out this questionnaire and we will get in touch with you within 24hrs.

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