200HR Hatha & Nidra Yoga Training


200HR ‘Hatha Yoga & Yoga Nidra’ Teacher Training
Upcoming dates TBA

An opportunity to deepen your understanding of yoga, expand your skills
& open to grace – and learn how to share that with the world.


This training will instill incredible self-esteem and self-respect in both teachers and students, as well as transform your ability to feel connected to yourself and others. When a group of people who are willing and ready to ‘keep it real’ come together for the purpose of enriching human experience, this type of work becomes extremely powerful.

Recommended for both self development and professional development.

What will I be certified to teach?

  • Yoga for Beginners
  • Hatha Yoga sequences including restoratives for different ages, body types and levels of experience
  • Breath practices with a foundational understanding of the nervous system
  • Foundational Meditation techniques
  • Yoga Nidra (ancient sleep-based meditation) practices for children and adults
  • Yoga practices designed for women who are pre-menstrual, menstruating, pregnant, post-natal, peri-menopausal, menopausal, post-menopausal, pregnancy loss and other female specific experiences
  • Introduction to Yoga Philosophy
  • Sacred sound and vocal methods

What if I’m not interested in teaching Yoga?

This course is also intended for you! The main emphasis is on nurturing self-care and having fun through the Yoga experience.

Module I: Taking The Seat Of A Teacher

Create a self-practice with intelligence, and discover how doing so produces not just competent but excellent yoga practitioners and teachers.

Experience specialized Yoga Nidras (sleep yoga) for profound relief from insomnia, anxiety, PTSD, body aches and pains, depression, and fatigue.

Learn the fundamental postures of Hatha Yoga, including restoratives, and comprehend its advantages.

Strike a balance between vigorous, sweat-inducing (solar/sun) asana sessions and ensuring that you have ample rest and recovery time with easygoing, contemplative, and cooling (lunar/moon) practices.

Gain a fundamental knowledge of the nervous system while learning the foundations of yoga breathwork.

Learn about the human body through Experiential Anatomy  including spine mobility, nervous system sedation, healthy joint movement, relief for sore hips, shoulders, and backs, care for the connective tissues (fascia), and building bone and muscle support in standing balances, forward bends, back bends, and twists.

Studies show that people are more afraid of speaking in public than of dying. This course offers a caring and supportive approach to helping you explore the beauty and magic in your voice using a range of yoga, sacred sound and somatic explorations. This is one of High Vibe Yoga’s specialties!

Learn to see the “beauty and kindness” in other people.

Develop the basics of trauma-informed yoga.

Discover the strength and wisdom of yoga philosophy.

Module II: Discover The Skills & Magic Of Teaching

Develop your public speaking, body language, and sequencing skills.

Advance your knowledge of the basic and intermediate asanas, as well as their advantages and precautions.

Continue developing your connection to your breath and nervous system through gentle yogic breathwork.

Learn the fundamentals of effective and progressive class sequencing.

Explore the energy body through different somatic and yoga approaches.

Learn about the endocrine system and the hormones that regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, and mood through asana, pranayama, and meditation.

Learn about Yoga Nidra (sleep yoga) and how it works!
– Gain an understanding of the brain science and fundamental methodology
– Causes of mental distress and illness
– The five energetic layers that extend from the skin’s outermost layer to the deep spiritual core
– The experiential state that occurs after deep, dreamless sleep and during which the superconscious becomes overtly active 

Discover the distinction between intuitive and planned  class sequencing.

Dive into yogic mythology and storytelling.

Learn more about yoga philosophy and how to put it into practice in your life.

Module III: Refining The Art Of Teaching

Find your distinct teaching style.

Based on your own experiences, the philosophy of yoga, science, and somatics, develop themes for your yoga classes.

Combine science and ancient yoga wisdom to create Yoga Nidra practices for:
– Energy Centers (Chakras)
– Body Scans

– Improved sleep quality
– Affirmations and Goals
– Stress Reduction – Habit and Addiction Rewiring
– Relieves trauma and PTSD symptoms
– Anxiety and depression
– Insomnia alleviation

Learn how to adapt your lesson plans for various body types, ages, class sizes, and injuries using yoga props, adjustments and modifications. In our asana labs, you will practice both verbal and hands-on corrections.

Learn yoga practices specifically for women who are pre-menstrual, peri-menopausal, pregnant, post-natal, pregnancy loss and other female specific experiences.

Discover how to start teaching and build a sustainable, integral yoga business

Start to see how your thoughts and actions are affected by yoga philosophy.

Feel the benefits of nearly a month of consistent yoga practice on your body, mind, and spirit!

Exceeds daily Yoga Alliance requirements in: Asana, Anatomy, Lifestyle, Philosophy, Ethics, Meditation, Pranayama, Methodology and Practicum.

Read reviews from our High Vibe Yoga graduates HERE.


Emily Kuser – Founder of High Vibe Yoga

Emily Kuser is an innovative educator and the founder of High Vibe Yoga, established in 2010, celebrating 600 graduates in 40 countries. She is committed to presenting spirituality, sexuality, psychology, and philosophy in a new and honest light. Emily is known for ‘shaking things up’ and bringing in world-class international teachers for her courses. She provides Foundational Yoga Trainings, Women’s SelfCare Trainings, as well as a Sex, Death & Wealth Training. She has a natural talent for establishing warm and welcoming learning spaces that are both transformative and fun. Spiritual mentors Sally Kempton, Andrea Boni, Tara Judelle and Kamini Desai have deeply influenced her work. Emily teaches globally and resides in Bali, her home of 15 years.


Rachel Ellery — Embodied Anatomy & Osteopathy

UK-trained Osteopath, New Zealand trained pilates rehab instructor & internationally recognised anatomy teacher Rachel Ellery, specializes in sharing herknowledge of human anatomy and movement principles to yoga students, yoga teachers, bodyworkers from around the world.

Her mantra “educating and moving the world one body at a time” stems from over 27 years of hands on experience and 18 years of teaching functional anatomy, bodywork techniques and movement. Her passion to heal others through touch and movement began while practicing sports therapy in the UK and Caribbean. Rachel naturally progressed into further education at the British School of Osteopathy graduating in 2000. Rachel has also continued training in Cranio-sacral Osteopathy, Garuda mat, dry needling, pediatrics and shown interest in Eastern medicine healing modalities Wuo Tai, Zen Thai Shiatsu, Thai Vedic Yoga and the Thai Massage Circus.

Since then, Rachel has practiced holistic osteopathy in NZ and now based in Bali, the healing capital of Asia, she travels within Bali and to yoga schools across the globe to educate yoga students in the importance of human and functional anatomy encouraging them to develop their alignment, self-awareness, teaching skills and to educate others in the wonders of the body. 

As word spread about her detailed holistic approach she has had the privilege to teach with internationally renowned yoga schools, including: Les Leventhal, Embodied Flow with Tara Judelle, Xhale yoga with Bhud, Kaya Yoga with Kaya Peters, Tanya Kaps Yoga , Cat Kabira, High Vibe Yoga with Emily Kuser, Tina Nance, Denise Payn, Inner Yoga, Back to Roots, Samavesa Yoga with Colette Davis, Yoga School Institute.

She has also been teaching bespoke anatomy workshops, “ Discover the magic that lays beneath the skin” in Bali, UK, Portugal, Laos and Australia. She combines her extensive knowledge of sports therapy, Osteopathy, Pilates, Garuda, yoga and experience into a unique interactive functional anatomy and movement class, that is both engaging and fun.

Bex Tyrer — ERT 500, Yoga Philosophy, Women’s Health & Hatha Yoga

Scotland born and raised, and Oxford educated with a graduate degree, MPhil in Development Studies, Bex Tyrer has been Asia-based for the past thirteen years, where she has lived her passion for Yoga and yoga activism. The most influential factor to shaping her teachings being the intensive exposure to thousands of different practitioners and shared perspectives of yoga. Her commitment to sharing Yoga touching beginners to advanced yoga teacher trainee students from all over the world.

Yoga’s adaptability and diversity has led Bex to dive deeper into a more academic orientated study of both the history and philosophy of yoga. Her study of women in yoga’s history, as well as her years of observations in the studio has also led her to raise important questions as to the ability of contemporary yoga to support women’s health and self-esteem. Bex uses her platform to explore some of the critical issues of contemporary yoga (including issues of inclusivity, gender and the dangers of commodification) whilst working to ensure that postural yoga is supportive of women’s health as well as social and environmental justice.

Bex has had the privilege of being guided by some great teachers including Angela Farmer, Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Denise Payne and Mark Whitwell.

* One additional international teacher will be facilitating Sacred Sound & Art of Touch.


7:45–10am  Morning Practice

10am–10:30am Light Breakfast (Included in the training)

10:30–12:30pm Experiential Anatomy, Yoga Philosophy, Art of Touch, Methodology

12:30-1:45pm Lunch Break 

1:45-3:30pm Yoga Nidra, Lifestyle & Ethics, Technique, Practicum

3:30-3:45pm Short Break

3:45-5pm Evening Practice 

CURRICULUM – yogaalliance.org 

Technique & Yoga Practice – 100 hours   ~ Asanas, pranayama, meditation & mantra—analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques and guided practice of the techniques themselves. 

Teaching Methodology – 25 hours  ~Includes principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting, instruction, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, the student’s process of learning and business aspects of teaching yoga. 

Anatomy & Physiology – 20 hours  ~Includes both human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). Includes both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc).

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers – 30 hours ~Includes the study of yoga philosophies, yoga lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers.

Practicum – 10 hours  ~Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing and giving feedback. Also includes assisting students while someone else is teaching. 

Electives – 15 hours  ~ Reading, self practice, writing, etc. Hours accumulated outside of teacher training hours as ‘non-contact’ hours. 

Total Hours: 200 hours

Exceeds daily Yoga Alliance requirements in: Asana, Anatomy, Lifestyle, Philosophy, Ethics, Meditation, Pranayama, Methodology and Practicum.


6 months of yoga practice is recommended, not required.

Participate in our online assignments. The online assignments go live four weeks before the training begins. You are welcome to begin the tasks anytime, even during the training, and have until the final day of the training to complete them.

Certification requires it!


Yoga, Mind, Body & Spirit by Donna Farhi

Meditation for the love of It: Enjoying Your Own Deepest Experience by Sally Kempton

Radiant Rest: Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation and Awakened Clarity by Tracee Stanley

Life on Land by Emily Conrad

Wisdom of the Body Moving: An Introduction to Body-Mind Centering by Linda Hartley

The Radiance Sutras: 112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight by Lorin Roche




$3,950 USD Standard Rate

*Please send us an email if you sincerely need financial assistance and wish to participate in our YTT.

$500 USD deposit is included in the total rate and is required to reserve your space on the training.

*If the training is canceled or postponed due to Covid, or your country doesn’t allow you to travel due to Covid restrictions, your payment is fully refundable less $300 of the $500 deposit which is fully transferable to any future training with HVY, and you may also transfer this to a friend.  If you fall ill and you are unable to travel, the same as above applies with a Doctor’s note. 


Welcome Gift Bag

Light Breakfast

High Vibe Yoga Manual

Online Assignments with Emily 

A Thriving  Student & Teacher Network

200hr International Yoga Alliance Certification through High Vibe Yoga specializing in: Hatha Yoga & Yoga Nidra, with refinements in meditation, pranayama, asana, and philosophy

*Valid for teaching in internationally.
* The training does not include accommodation. We do offer a list of recommended guesthouses, airbnbs and villas.   



What is the daily schedule like?

7:45–10am  Morning Practice

10am–10:30am Light Breakfast (Included in the training)

10:30–12:30pm Experiential Anatomy, Yoga Philosophy, Art of Touch, Methodology

12:30-1:45pm Lunch Break 

1:45-3:30pm Yoga Nidra, Lifestyle & Ethics, Technique, Practicum

3:30-3:45pm Break

3:45-5pm Evening Practice 


How demanding is the training?

The High Vibe Yoga Teacher Trainings place a high value on self-care because, when practiced and acknowledged, it provides an amazing foundation for remarkable, life-altering experiences. Any class, including all asana classes, is for your wellbeing, so feel free to take rest as needed. For women who may be pre-menstrual, menstrual, peri-menopausal, menopausal, pregnant, and/or post-natal, this purpose will be especially advised.

You are welcome to move at your own pace in both the solar/sun Hatha classes and the lunar/moon Hatha classes.

There will be modifications and props available.

After I submit my application, what can I expect?

We will send you our online application once you have paid your deposit. We will send your enrollment agreement and welcome packet, which includes pre-training task details, directions, and travel information, once we receive your application.

If your application is denied for any reason, we will immediately refund your entire deposit.

The final balance of your tuition is due in full prior to the start date of your training.

What style of Yoga is taught?

High Vibe Yoga is a school that teaches:
Hatha Yoga practices (Sun/Solar & Moon/Lunar) as well as restoratives
Yoga Nidra (sleep meditation) for adults and children
Traditional Tantric Philosophy
Basic yoga breathing
Foundational meditation techniques

How much yoga experience do I need to have to join the training?

We require that you have a minimum of 6 months of a consistent yoga practice before enrolling in our teacher training program. We want to make sure that trainees have a basic foundation in the primary yoga postures before learning how to teach.

What will I be learning?

•  Solar/sun & lunar/moon Hatha Yoga sequencing including restoratives
•  Alignment with modifications, variations and the proper use of props
•  Sequencing how to design dynamic, effective and intelligent sequences for all levels
•  Working with different types of bodies and personalities
•  Meditation – discovering your natural meditation style
•  How to teach basic meditation skills for all levels

•  How to teach Yoga Nidra to kids and adults
•  Safe and effective verbal and hands on adjustments
•  Practice teaching to small and large groups
•  Learn to speak with confidence, radiance and authenticity
•  Embodied Anatomy; bones, muscles, organs, glands
•  Breathwork (Pranayama) – learn the healing power of breath and how to guide others through breathwork 
•  Sanskrit translations of yoga poses, sutras and mantras
•  The History, Psychology and Philosophy of Yoga
• How to apply the philosophy of Yoga to your daily life
• The psychology of group dynamics and group work
•  New research on working with trauma through Yoga
•  Somatic experiences – understanding the ‘felt sense’ in Yoga
•  The business of Yoga and how to be successful as a teacher


What if I don’t want to be a teacher?

No problem! Our 200-hour training is ideal for those who want to dive deeper into the study of yoga, and to improve their own practice. It’s also great for students who simply want to have a transformational experience and to be a part of our thriving international Yoga community (Kula).

What is the cancelation and refund policy?

If the training is canceled or postponed due to Covid, or your country doesn’t allow you to travel due to Covid restrictions, your payment is fully refundable less $300 of the $500 deposit which is fully transferable to any future training with HVY, and you may also transfer this to a friend. If you fall ill and you are unable to travel, the same as above applies with a Doctor’s note.

What are your graduation requirements?

In order to graduate the program you must be paid in full and fulfill the following requirements: 

•  Attendance of in-class teacher training sessions

•  Successful completion of the online assignments

•Completion of final in-class teaching lab

•Completion of final written mind lab

•  No more than 3 days of absence during the training. All missed days must be made up with alternative assignments. 

Do you help organize accommodation?

We do not organize accommodations for our teacher trainings, but Air BnB is a great source for finding short-term housing. 

What is the Yoga Alliance?

Yoga Alliance is an organization that was started in 1999 as a way to create nationally recognized standards for yoga teachers and yoga teacher trainings in the US. More and more yoga studios across the country are requiring their teachers to register with the Yoga Alliance, either at the 200-Hour or 500-Hour level. Yoga Alliance registration, however, is not a legal requirement for teaching yoga. Currently, there are no legal certification requirements to be a yoga teacher. 

Is the High Vibe Yoga certificate recognized around the world?

Yes! The High Vibe Yoga Teacher Training is globally recognized and respected which is why we have over 500 graduates in 30 countries. However, it is always smart to check in your country if there are any specific requirements.

Will I be qualified to teach Yoga after the training?

Yes! With the successful completion of all the requirements of the program, including contact hours, homework, and final teaching lab, you will receive your certification, proof of your training at the 200-Hour Level.  You may also register with the Yoga Alliance (www.yogaalliance.org) at the RYT-200 level (Registered Yoga Teacher 200). 

I have an injury or illness — can I take this course?

We recommend that you check with your physician first and must sign a waiver stating that you are able to take the class. With your doctor’s permission and release, minor physical limitations can also serve as helpful demonstrations to learn to work with students with similar limitations.