2022 Trainings
Maui: May 22 – June 6, 2022
Telluride: July 10 – July 25, 2022

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    Introduction - Yoga Teacher Training in Hawaii


    Join Mangala Yoga for a Yoga Alliance approved, 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Hawaii. In this life-changing journey of transformation, you will reveal your true potential through the study and application of yoga philosophy. Dive deep into the art of effective yoga instruction and leave with the confidence, skills and knowledge you need to embark on your yoga teaching career.

    During our time together we will develop a consistent practice and integrate yoga into our everyday lives. You will learn the secrets behind the unique and dynamic Vinyasa Flow yoga sequencing that has made Mangala Yoga the fastest growing yoga studio on the magical island of Maui.

    Walk away from your yoga teacher training with full yoga sequences and have ample opportunity to fine-tune your communication skills and strengthen your voice. You will leave this program with everything you need to begin teaching well-balanced yoga classes.


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    Daily Schedule

    200hr Yoga Teacher Training in Maui, Hawaii 

    40hrs ONLINE:
    completed by May 22, 2022.
    – 20hrs Yoga Philosophy
    – 20hrs Anatomy


    7:00 – 7:30 Meditation, Pranayama & Chanting

    7:30 – 9:00 Asana Study

    9:15 – 10:30 Vinyasa Class

    10:30 – 11:30 Break

    11:30 – 1:30 Teaching methodology

    1:30 – 3:30 Practicum

    3:30 – 4:45 Philosophy

    4:30 – 5:00 Closing


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    Tuition / Payment dates / Refund policy


    $2300 – Early bird, paid in full by March 23, 2022! (tax not included)
    $2500 –
    Pay in full  (tax not included)
    Tuition includes training manual + 30 days on anatomy app. (Books, food and lodging not included)


    Payment Plans:

    To qualify for payment plans, we must receive a non-refundable $500 deposit. All payments are scheduled debits on either the 1st or the 15th of the month. You must have a major credit card on file. Payments can be made monthly or bi-weekly.

    Payments must be complete by the first day of the training.

    Payment plan options

    • $500 deposit + 1 payments ($2000) = $2500 plus tax
    • $500 deposit + 2 payments ($1050 each) = $2600 plus tax


    • The $500 deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.
    • 75+ days prior to the start of the training—We will refund the 100% of training payments, minus $500.
    • 60-74 days prior to the start date—We will refund 50% of training payments, minus $500.
    • Less than 60 days before start date—No refunds.
    • Once the training begins: No refunds.

    Contact us: frontdesk@mangalamaui.com or call 808-868-0668

    Training Dates: May 22 – June 6, 2022
    Training size limited. Reserve your spot today! (minimum 4 students)


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    What We’ll Be Studying

    • Jungle Flow (Vinyasa Flow)
    • The 8-Limb Path
    • Meditation Techniques
    • Pranayama Techniques
    • Anatomy- Muscular and Skeletal System
    • Energetic World: Chakras System, Bhandas and Vayus
    • Alignment Principles and Asana Study
    • Assisting Techniques
    • Vinyasa Krama and Sequencing
    • Teaching Methodology
    • Effective Communication Skills
    • Chanting and Deities
    • Yogic Cleansing Practices
    • Developing your Personal Practice
    • The Business of Yoga

    and More!!

    Who is Mangala Yoga’s 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Hawaii Designed For?

    We designed our teacher training for the yoga enthusiast who is feeling the initial calling to teach. Our training is perfect if you:

    • Want to make your passion for yoga your profession?
    • Feel stuck in jobs that are unfulfilling?
    • Are searching for more meaning in your profession?
    • Are craving to get out from behind the computer screen?
    • Want a really hands-on, intimate teacher training experience?
    • Are ready to take your personal yoga practice to new heights?
    • Feel called to share the gift of yoga with others?

    You do not need any previous teaching experience participate. We do recommend you have practiced yoga asana for at least a year.

    We encourage any of you to join us for this incredible yoga teacher training in Hawaii, whether you are looking to just deepen your practice, eager to teach or both! We will develop new levels of depth and understanding in our personal practices.

    Graduate of Mangala Yoga’s Teacher Training program, Naima Audant shares:

    “Whether you want to teach or not, the right outcome will come through this training. You will go deep within and deepen your personal practice which I think is the most important gift of the training.”

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    Meet Your Teachers



    Maureen is the founder and owner of Mangala Yoga. When not at the studio, she is busy raising her five kids, Malia, Aidan, Vienna, Tristan and Maggie (this last one is her Golden Retriever “child”)  and spending time with her fiancé Lou. She travels back and forth to Mangala Yoga in Hawaii and Colorado several times a year.

    In 1997, she attended her first Iyengar yoga class in a somewhat questionable library in Gaithersburg, MD. Although this was far beyond the ideal space, she tapped into a feeling that reminded her of home. Ever since then, it’s been a love affair that she has tended to.

    Maureen has had the opportunity to practice and study several different styles such as Anusara, Iyengar, Power Vinyasa, Vinyasa Flow, Yin and Restorative Yoga. Her main style is Vinyasa which she calls Jungle Flow, practiced in a non-heated room, and Lava Flow which is practiced in an infrared heated yoga studio. Maureen’s background in massage, anatomy, and kinesiology has helped her develop Mangala Yoga’s teacher-training programs, workshops, and intensives.

    Maureen received her 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Vinyasa with the lovely Janet Stone in San Francisco, CA. Janet had Christopher Wallis, aka “Hareesh”, share his beautiful teachings of Tantric Philosophy with their training. This ignited a desire to learn more about tantric philosophy, so she continued her study with Hareesh in the Bay Area over the next few years.

    Many students have shared that Maureen’s teaching style often involves a great sense of humor, and offers well-balanced intelligent sequences that are practiced to upbeat music. As a teacher trainer, Maureen incorporates all subject matters in a seamless and inspirational way leaving students eager to learn more.



    Anita has managed Mangala Yoga since 2011 and is a pillar of support for its locations in Maui and Telluride. In 2009, she and Maureen met in Northern California at Maureen’s previous Yoga studio. They kept in touch throughout the years. When Mangala Yoga was ready to open she took the leap and moved to Maui, where she met her husband Jeremy. She lives on the backside of the island with her adorable dogs, Panda and Leilani and their sassy chickens.

    Anita grew up in Minneapolis, MN. She found yoga in 2009, during a big life transition. She continued to deepen her practice and expand her knowledge of yoga, breath, mindfulness and the art of letting go as she moved up and down the west coast. She has completed 200hr trainings at the Mount Madonna Center and Mangala Yoga, and a 300hr training in 2014 at Mangala Yoga with Maureen. To her yoga is not just physical movement, but a way of life. It is something to fully embody with our mind, body and spirit in each moment. She continues to draw inspiration from Maureen, Janet Stone, Jason Crandall and more.

    Anita has been an active part in the development of the yoga teacher training programs at Mangala Yoga throughout the years. She is one of the main teacher trainers and loves to contribute her teachings in the 200 hour yoga teacher trainings in Hawaii and Colorado. Her weekly classes are infused with intelligent sequencing, inspiring music and her joyous smile.


    Annmarie is a San Diego, CA native and a 500 hour Vinyasa Teacher. Her first 200 hour training was in 2008 with Jano Galindo, Kristyan Stjerne, & Marck Jansen of The Chula Vista Yoga Center where she received her certification in 2009. She discovered Mangala Yoga in Maui, Hawai’i in 2013. She received her second 200 hour certification in 2014 with Maureen Gildersleeve – Founder of Mangala Yoga Studios, followed by her 300 hour certification in 2015. She’s helped facilitate Mangala Yoga’s teacher training programs and retreats in Hawai’i and Colorado ever since.

    Annmarie has also facilitated many immersion trainings such as a 200hr Program with Alicia Cheung (Yoga Works) in Bali, Indonesia, a 50hr Retreat Training with Heather Lilleston (Yoga For Bad People) in Costa Rica, and continues to lead trainings and retreats globally. She has attended countless classes with teachers such as Vinnie Marino, Tim Miller, Dharma Mittra, Jessica Fertig… the list goes on. In 2019 she received a Health Coaching Certification through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

    Annmarie’s classes are a mix of old school & new school with a strong musical flow that’s welcoming to all levels. She’s passionate about alignment, intelligent sequencing, assisting, all the while weaving in yogic philosophy that is applicable to her class themes and our everyday life. She understands that teaching yoga is a privilege and a way to pay respect to the teachers and lineage before her. You can catch a feel of her vibe through her website at: amyogawellness.com.

    “My hope is that I can weave together all the different teachings that I’ve gathered (& continue to practice) and make it accessible, fun, and useful for our current culture, community, and the world around us.”

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    What Makes Our Training Unique

    When asked why they chose our training over alternative options, most former students emphasize the non-competitive and warm environment. Other key differentiators include the organization and intelligence behind the curriculum and the uniquely practical emphasis on teaching:

    “One of the best things about this training versus others is that we didn’t just talk about pranayama, we didn’t just talk about meditation, we came early in the morning and we did them. It was something you could really embody in during our weeks together.” – Annmarie Torrez, Yoga Instructor

    Maureen is the ideal instructor for your introduction to yoga teacher training. She has conducted success teacher trainings since 2010,  and has graduated over 70 students, 60% of which have gone on to become full-time yoga instructors.

    “Maureen’s history of practice is so intelligently put together. She has different schools of thought and tools that she has gained throughout her practice and years and she puts them all together in such a way that is practical and easy to apply. I had a lot of breakthroughs in Maureen’s training!”

    Jennifer Hunt, who took the teacher training in fall of 2014 says:

    “The teacher training program was amazing! It was well organized and it was quite apparent that Maureen loves doing what she does. She loves to teach and share what she knows with her students…I am not a big school person so for me it was so nice to be in a class that flowed and was done with so much love.”

    We only offer our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Hawaii once a year because we commit to focusing very intimately on each and every one our students!

    We aren’t interested in simply handing out certifications, we strive to produce intelligent, capable and confident TEACHERS!

    But I am Terrified Of Speaking In Front of Groups!

    If you want to teach yoga but feel a little intimidated about the idea of being in front of a group, this is the perfect opportunity to transcend your fears!

    Sally Aldrin, Spring 2013 graduate, shares she was incredibly nervous to take the training and terrified of speaking in front of groups:

    “I can talk in front of my friends but when I am up in front of a group of people, it is really, really scary! For the longest time, even at work, I remember having sweaty palms and sometimes even blacking out in the middle of my presentations. But Maureen got me to the point where I could do it! It was scary the first 4 classes that I had to teach as part of the training, but after the first one each one got better and better. Now I can get up in front of 50-60 people and have no problem speaking. My fear of speaking in front of groups is completely gone.

    So please don’t be shy! We promise we will work with you on effective and confident communication; which will empower you as a yoga teacher and in all areas of your life.

    Click links below for more information about the upcoming 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Hawaii. You can also email us at frontdesk@mangalamaui.com or stop by the Maui Yoga studio if you have additional questions.

    Looking forward to deepening this awesome journey with you!


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    Common Questions

    Does the yoga teacher training in Hawaii program include accommodations and meals?

    Not at this time.

    Do you have suggestions on places to rent during the training?

    Our past participants have found accommodations through:


    When doing a search for housing look in the following towns (which are close to Mangala Yoga): Paia, Haiku, Kula, Makawao, Haliimaile, Huelo. Another great place to check is on the Maui Bulletin Board group on Facebook.

    Also, we may have current Mangala Yoga students with an extra room for you to stay in. Feel free to contact us at frontdesk@mangalamaui.com.

    How often are we practicing yoga asana?

    Each meeting, there is a 90-120 min group practice daily. On the day there are more than 120mins they are usually split up throughout the day into 2-3 classes.

    Do I need to have a certain amount of yoga experience to participate in the training?

    It’s best for all participants to be familiar with vinyasa yoga and have at least a year or more of training in some type of physical movement.

    This is a vinyasa yoga training and we do exert a bit of energy. If you are healing from a major injury, pregnant in your third trimester or haven’t been very physical in the last year this may not be the best training for you.

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