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18 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Hawaii

  • Hawaiian Sanctuary, 13-3194 Pahoa Kalapana Highway, Pahoa, Hawaii


Renewing Hawaii Yoga Teacher Training

Are you considering a certification course yet prefer to take a break from your everyday life and fully immerse yourself in the yogic lifestyle? This “EduVacation” will be filled with all things yoga, yet fully supported by the spirit of Aloha. The venue, the Hawaiian Sanctuary, offers a gorgeous tropical backdrop for all your activities which will surely make your training days be filled with experiential yoga anatomy, yogic philosophy, posture breakdowns, and practice teaching.


  • Daily morning yoga classes
  • Different yoga lectures every day
  • Anatomy, philosophy, posture breakdowns, and teaching practice
  • Ozon Jacuzzi and group tours to interesting places
  • 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification
  • 17 nights accommodation
  • 2 daily vegetarian meals
  • Airport transfers

Good to know

  • All ages are welcome as participants.

  • 16 days with instruction
  • English
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Hawaiian Sanctuary is a paradise that offers a gorgeous tropical backdrop for all the training activities of Cloud Nine Yoga. You can stay in the lodge rooms, in an eco-pod, or in a jungalow that will totally make your yoga training more amazing.

Ecocomfort rooms

All of the eco-comfort rooms are comfy rooms amidst the beautiful farm and sanctuary. Every room has an in-room Wi-Fi. Furthermore, shared luxury bath and holistic spa are just steps away with a choice of indoor or outdoor hot water showers, UV sauna, and ozonated hot tub.

Gardenia room

This room includes a Tempurpedic queen mattress, spacious closet, sink, ceiling fan, nightstand, desk, and a sliding glass screened door.

Plumeria room

This room includes a Tempurpedic queen mattress, spacious closet, sink, two nightstands, ceiling fan, desk, and a sliding glass screened door.

Lilikoi room

This room includes a Tempurpedic queen mattress, armoire, nightstand, and ceiling fan.

Pono room

This room includes a Tempurpedic queen mattress, space to hang clothes, nightstand, ceiling fan, desk, and a sliding glass screened door.

Ecopods and glamping (glamour+camping)

The three eco-pods are nestled in a permaculture clearing surrounded by pristine jungle, awash with the sound of tropical birds by day and tree frogs by night. The yoga studio, indoor bathrooms, and outdoor showers are just a step away from the Dolphin and Pineapple pods. Shared luxury bath and holistic spa are also nearby, with UV sauna and ozonated hot tub.

Turtle pod

This room includes a bunked Tempurpedic queen mattress and full-size futon that can sleep two to four people (couple with and an adult or couple with two kids), a shelving unit, drawers for storage, lamp, and outside covered table with chairs. Indoor bathrooms and outdoor showers are just a step away.

Dolphin pod

This room includes a bunked Tempurpedic queen mattress and full-size futon that can sleep two to four people, a shelving unit, drawers for storage, lamp, and outside covered table with chairs.

  • Pineapple pod

This room includes bunked beds with a Tempurpedic queen mattress on top and Tempurpedic full-size mattress on bottom that can sleep two to four people, drawers for storage, and a lamp.


Camping is also allowed in the beautiful property of Hawaiian Sanctuary. Just be sure that your tent is highly waterproof as they do not have any covered camp spots.

Ready yourself for a tropical transformation in the spirit of aloha! The ancestors traditionally see the eruption of the volcano as a ritual of cleansing. Join Cloud Nine Yoga in the spirit of Pele, near one of the seven wonders of the world - an active volcano. Ignite your internal fire through spiritual and physical cleansing.

Training days are filled with firsthand yoga classes as Cloud Nine integrates them with various holistic healing modalities. Learn Ayurveda, anatomy for yoga teachers, posture modifications, non-violent communication, body energetics, sequencing, aromatherapy, yogic philosophy, and so much more.

Practice flow yoga, Yin yoga, Restorative yoga, and Cloud Nine Yoga’s signature style, which is definitely an eclectic, fun, flow-based practice available to all levels and ages of yoga practitioners. Enjoy daily yoga, peer practice teaching, and epic tropical outings with this yoga training.

Daily schedule

  • 07:30 Morning yoga practice
  • 09:30 Blastoff breakfast and short break
  • 11:00 Lotus lecture
  • 13:00 Light lunch or snack
  • 14:00 Anatomy, asana intensive, and practice teaching
  • 18:00 Divine dinner

This retreat package includes trips to warm ponds and farmer’s markets, dolphin swim, whale watching, hikes to waterfalls and old lava flow areas, local beaches, and island concerts.

  • Erika Faith Calig

    Erika Faith Calig is the founder and director of Cloud Nine Yoga and is nationally recognized by The Yoga Alliance at the highest level since 2002. She is currently residing at Southern California where she trains yoga teachers and students in Riverside, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Orange counties. Her teaching techniques include using healing touch, partner work, mindful adjustments, aromatherapy, and universal spiritual concepts to empower each person to open themselves. Her calling is to assist all willing beings who cross her path to come home to one’s uniquely natural place in the world.

  • Terra Ann Pracht

    Terra Ann Pracht is a certified colon hydrotherapist through Intentional Health, Inc., and a Director of Events and Financing for the upcoming rejuvenation center, Hawaiian Sanctuary. She is currently teaching Yin, Restorative, and Tantrik-Zen Hatha style yoga classes. She produces next level health retreats, creates community internships on a permaculture farm, guides cleansing programs, facilitates yoga workshops, and trains people to become yoga teachers.

  • Trinity Capili

    Trinity Capili is devoted in sharing the idea that the human spirit is truly limitless. Her first master teacher is Erika Faith Calig. Upon learning about the wisdom tradition and philosophies of yoga, the call to share was a clear as a bell to her.

This yoga teacher training will take place in a 44-acre permaculture farm in Pahoa, Hawaii known as Hawaiian Sanctuary. This place will enhance your journey with local flavors, farm-to-table vegetarian meals, a full fitness gym, a holistic spa with infrared sauna, plus magnificent flora and fauna, which includes many birds, frogs, trees, tropical fruits, and fragrant flowers for a plethora of fresh, clean air.

The healing waters of the island are truly a special aspect of which you can experience with the group. Hawaiian Sanctuary is a magical place of blessings where indeed, you will also be blessed.

  • Gym
  • Health club
  • Hiking
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Mountain walking / trekking
  • Reiki
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching
  • Beach
  • Lake nearby
  • Lounge
  • Meditation garden
  • Restaurant nearby
  • Yoga studio
  • Local market
  • Toiletries
  • Tour assistance

The price of this training includes two daily vegetarian meals. Expect that you will be served with healthy, hearty tropical cuisines during the yoga teacher training. Hawaiian Sanctuary's exclusive chef will make sure that fresh, organic, Hawaiian-style cuisines will be greatly prepared in order to nourish your overall body throughout the training.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snacks

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Organic
  • Vegetarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
(If you have special dietary requirements its a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
  • Learn the art of the Hawaiian hula dance
  • Study lessons with a Hawaiian Kumu
  • Hike on amazing routes
  • Explore the facilities of Hawaiian Sanctuary

Massage, Reiki, hypnotherapy, EFT by certified therapists, and colon hydrotherapy with Terra Ann are available at 90 USD per session.

  • 2 healthy yet yummy meals
  • 17 nights’ accommodation
  • 200-hour in-depth studies basic yoga teacher certification tuition
  • Airport transfers
  • Group tours
  • Morning yoga practices
  • Tropical cuisines
  • Use of ozone Jacuzzi
  • Airfare
  • Additional excursions
  • Course materials like books
  • Extra meals
  • Massage
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for service staffs

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Hilo International Airport (ITO). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Cloud Nine Yoga will pick you up from the airport.

  • Review by Shannon

    "Thank you for being a mentor, spiritual guide, and teacher. My journey over these weeks has changed me in innumerable ways. I’ve let go of fears and things that stood in the way of my true self-expression. Much of my transformation is thanks to your generosity, love, and guidance. I truly believe the universe knew I needed you. I’m excited for all that came to be in your light."

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  • Review by Faith

    "I am the happiest I have ever been in my whole life due to this training. I want to say it was thanks to you, but you’ve taught me that the power is within me! It was there all along, and you helped provide a most sacred space for me to truly honor the essence of my being. I am going to take the gift of knowledge and all the wonderful, magical, super Jedi powers with me everywhere I go. Thank you for allowing me to be the best me."

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  • Review by Cheryl

    "Erika, your knowledge and wisdom fills my heart and soul. I am so honored to begin my yoga journey with Cloud Nine Yoga! Thank you for your loving acceptance, for loving me exactly where I am in this journey. There is no doubt you have so many hearts to hold - all the love you share with everyone. I feel blessed to have learned with you and am looking forward to continue on my path with you and Cloud Nine Yoga."

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  • Review by Alisa

    "The exhilaration of creating a life-long relationship with myself to heal my body and free my soul was so worth my efforts in this training. I am so grateful to you, Erika, for creating the space for my personal transformation and the opportunity to truly live."

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  • Review by Abigail

    "I met you just a couple of months ago but feel as though I have searched for you my whole life. Erika, you beam radiance so bright it bleeds to those around you. You have established such a beautiful organization which teaches true love and inner peace. I am honored to be in your presence and soak up all the wisdom you have to share. Thank you for all you’ve done for me and so many others. In a perfect world, everyone would have access to a Cloud Nine Yoga training!"

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  • Review by Lisa Grobbel

    "Thank you so much for showing me the gift of yoga. It has truly affected me and changed my life for the better. I am so amazed at how this class and teaching has made me look at myself and the world. Yoga has opened my eyes, and it feels like I am finally alive in this body. You have taught me so many lessons that will carry on with me through the journey of life. Lessons that have completely changed me as a person, that have made me want to change inside to be a better person. You are such a truly amazing, gifted, and caring teacher. You have a lot to share with the world, and I am so grateful and thankful that I got to experience your compassion, love, enthusiasm, and joy for yoga and life. Thank you!"

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  • Review by Kathy

    "Hi! I just wanted to thank you for the reiki practitioner training class. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience! I wanted to tell you that since your class, my friends have been much more important to me, and I feel much more happiness. I feel more beautiful and sexy (like I have awakened - for that part of me had been asleep). I feel more alive, and everything seems brighter to me."

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  • Review by Bruna Miranda

    "My life has completely changed since I started the teacher training with Erika. It’s been an amazing spiritual journey. I’m very grateful for this opportunity and for all that I’ve been learning. I’m loving every moment of this experience, and it is having an amazing positive impact in my life. It feels as if I’ve been lost this whole time, and I finally found my path. I wish to become a great teacher and teach people the tools that can change their lives in a positive way, just as my mentor is teaching me. Thank you Erika! You rock!"

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  • Review by Sandra DeJonk

    "I had an awesome time in your yoga class. I learned about myself and became more aware of myself. It was truly a great experience for me. Your class helped me so much to get through my semester. I am glad I had you as my first yoga teacher because you inspired me a lot with your energy and caring personality."

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Cloud Nine Yoga has developed in-depth yoga study course, basic, and advanced yoga teacher training and the master yoga program curriculum since 1999.

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Arrival: Wednesday January 4, 2017
Departure: Saturday January 21, 2017

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