Whistler Yoga Teacher Training and Holistic Practitioner Trainings

Join us in the heart of Whistler Village for the experience of a lifetime!

Yoga Teacher Training and continuing education are calling you! What are you waiting for?


Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Program Dates for 2019: May 4th – May 11th

The 38-Hour Restorative Yoga Teacher Training program is truly for everyone. With a class cap of 15 you’ll receive plenty of personal attention ensuring that you walk away with refined skills as a restorative teacher. This program is registered with Yoga Alliance: with the full completion of the program you will receive certification.

In this program you will learn:

  • deep experiential knowledge to speak and teach from a place of authenticity
  • a firm understanding of why the practice of restorative is essential
  • how to hold space for students to create deep relaxation and healing
  • pranayama and meditations that compliment a restorative practice
  • how to use props intelligently to create a truly supportive practice
  • the skilled use of gentle hands-on adjustments
  • a keen discernment of ethical principles (yoga and westernized approaches)
  • a comprehension of the anatomical and physiological elements of each shape
  • energetic and spiritual philosophy to complement the shapes and practice itself

Who is this program for?

  • those who are already teachers who would like to expand their offerings
  • students who would like to teach restorative specifically
  • anyone who would like to deepen their personal practice
  • caregivers and health practitioners that are looking to learn a deeply therapeutic style of yoga
Restorative YTT Schedule

Saturday, May 4th

12pm – 4pm


Sunday, May 5th

12pm – 4pm


Monday, May 6th

10:30am – 11:45am

1:30pm – 5:00pm


Tuesday, May 7th

1:30pm – 5:00pm

7:00pm – 8:15pm (participation in public restorative yoga class)


Wednesday, May 8th

1:30pm – 5:00pm


Thursday, May 9th

10:30am – 11:45am 

1:30pm – 5pm


Friday, May 10th

1:30pm – 4pm 

6:00pm – 8pm


Saturday, May 11th

12pm – 4pm

Book Requirement

Please purchase “Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times” author: Judith Hanson Lasater


**this title is available locally at Armchair Books** for convenience you can have it ordered to the store which is less than a block from the studio.

Total investment for the program: $1,299 (payment plan available)

Want to know more about your teacher? Meet Emily Kane – E-RYT 500, BKin


Ready to dive in?

Submit an application form



Reiki Level  1 and 2

Program dates for 2019

—- Level 1: Thursday, October 25th & Friday October 26th

—- Level 2: Thursday, May 16th & Friday, May 17th



Day 1 1:30pm – 5pm

Day 2 1:30pm – 4:00pm & 6:00pm – 8:00pm


About Reiki Level 1

Be empowered to use the healing energy of Reiki on yourself while developing your skills as a practioner. In Reiki Level 1 expect to explore energy meaningfully using techniques from the Usui Tradition. The methods used can be effective to uplift your own life with Reiki and give you the tools to practice on others.
In Reiki Level 1, each student will:
– be attuned to empower themselves with healing Reiki energy
– cover the history of Reiki and the Usui tradition
– discuss ethical considerations in practicing/treating with Reiki
– practice self-care with Reiki energy
– learn how to treat others using Reiki energy
– practice on other students using the techniques learned
– receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course


About Reiki Level 2

Become a clear vessel to uplift your life while developing your skills as a practitioner. During Reiki Level 2 expect to explore meaningful energy techniques from the Usui Tradition. Practicing these skills can be useful for creating positive change in your own life using Reiki while giving you the skills to practice in a professional setting on others.
In Reiki Level 2, each student will:
– receive an attunement to connect more deeply with universal energy
– attunement will also prepare them to give Reiki healings from a distance for loved ones, situations, and clients
– the symbol provided will also be useful in healing past events or coping with future concerns
– discuss ethical considerations in practicing/treating with Reiki with an emphasis on professional settings
– deepen their knowledge and skills of how to treat others using Reiki energy
– practice on other students using the techniques learned
– upon successful completion of the course, you will receive your Reiki Level 2 certification
$250+tax for either course (Level 1 or Level 2)
$480 for both courses
**includes manuals and materials**
Ready to dive in?
Register for ONLY Reiki Level 2 here
Want to know more about your teacher?
Emily Kane is a Reiki Master Teacher, E-RYT 500, and International Yoga Teacher Trainer. She is a fierce adventurer, nature lover, and explorer. Emily loves sharing knowledge on how yoga connects to the practice of Reiki. She believes the mind/body/spirit connection is an essential part of understanding and exploring energy. In this course, centering and self-care techniques will also include meditation, mantra, and other yogic principles.

200 Hour Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

Program Dates for 2019: September 6th – October 13th

Immerse yourself in the study and practice of yoga during this 6 week training in the Canadian coastal mountains ~ discover your true potential surrounded by the beauty of the forests and mountains. Our class cap of 15 students lead by two very experienced, skilled, and supportive teachers will ensure a high quality experience with an emphasis on personal and professional development as a yoga teacher.

  • Curriculum

    As a registered yoga school our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training program offers a curriculum based on the guidelines issued by Yoga Alliance, the leading organization representing the global yoga community. 

    Our curriculum has an intense focus in technique training, which is essential for new teachers. In addition, our program offers variety in many areas to ensure authentic Yoga programming. Our small class sizes ensure all students receive detailed critique and feedback in order to gain the skills to become a knowledgeable and effective teacher.


    • Teaching Methodology, Sequencing
    • 50 Asana (Postures)
    • Anatomy & Physiology (in relation to Yoga Asana)
    • Meditation
    • Pranayama
    • Ayurveda
    • Introductory Workshops to: Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga
    • Yoga Philosophy
    • Bhaghavad Gita ~ Chapters 1 and 2
    • Lifestyle and Ethics of Yoga Teachers
    • Pre~Natal Adjustments
    • Kirtan
    • Mandalas
    • Chakras
    • Kriyas
    • Bandhas
    • Drishti
    • Assisting and Adjusting
    • Mudras
    • Styles of Yoga
    • History of Yoga
    • Practicum Teaching
    • Discussion Sessions
    • Business of Yoga Workshop
Daily Program Schedule

Friday, September 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, 4th, & October 11th

1:30pm – 4pm

6pm – 8pm

Saturday, September 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, October 5th & 12th

12pm – 4pm

Sunday, September 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, October 6th & 13th

12pm – 4pm 

Monday, September 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, & October 7th

10:30am – 11:45am

1:30pm – 4:45pm

Tuesday, September 10th, 17th, 24th, October 1st & 8th

10:30am – 11:45am

1:30pm – 4:45pm

Wednesday, September 11th, 18th, 25th, October 2nd & 9th

10:30am – 11:45am

1:30pm – 4:45pm

Thursday, September 12th, 19th, 26th, October 3rd & 10th

10:30am – 11:45am

1:30pm – 4:45pm



***Any sick days must be made up with additional homework and assignments. Any more than 6 missed hours may be subject to additional training time. Tutoring from teacher trainers for those missed hours is $50 per hour (over Skype, phone, or in-person)***

Additional homework or assignments may be given throughout the program. These take-home assignments should be no more than 1 hour of commitment per day (often much less)

Books To Purchase For The Program

1.) Yamas & Niyamas by Deborah Adele

2.) Teaching Yoga by Donna Farhi

3.) The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hahn

4.) An anatomy book (we are still carefully selecting so please be patient! We will let you know soon)


All titles are available to order and pick-up from Armchair Books (a local bookstore in Whistler a block away from the studio). We suggest ordering them in advance and having them available for pick-up in-store.


Other Purchases:

  • please bring a Neti Pot and Neti Pot salt (regular salt will not work) both are available on Amazon and at most drugstores

Total investment for the program: $3,200 (manual included and payment plan available)

Want to know more about your teachers? 

Meet Emily Kane – E-RYT 500, BKin

——Connect with Emily online at @emilykaneyoga (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)

Meet Andrea Nacey – E-RYT 200

——Connect with Andrea online at @yinsentials (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)


Ready to dive in?

Submit an application form

We also offer other Destination, Intensive Immersion, Yoga Teacher Training Programs around the globe.

Unique benefits of our Yoga Teacher Training Whistler programs include: student groups capped from 13 students per program and, each training is taught by 2 full-time Teachers.  These benefits ensure an experience that emphasizes quality and connection. This creates an environment for you to thrive as a teacher!

Our Whistler Yoga Teacher Training programs are accredited through Yoga Alliance, under our designation as a Registered Yoga School.  Programs are offered at our Whistler Studio (4433 Sundial Place | Whistler Village) and annually at the Sea to Sky Retreat Centre.  These programs are ideal for locals and those who wish to commute into the Village.  The Retreat program is also ideal for students coming from around the world, as it is an intensive immersion.  

When a student has successfully completed the program they will certfied as a Yoga Teacher, qualify for liability insurance, and be ready to teach in their Community. 

Our Yoga Teacher Training Program encompasses all the elements for Certification as a Yoga Teacher in both Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga, and is recognized around the world.

Lead Teacher Trainer and Whistler Studio Owner, Emily Kane welcomes you and invites you to find your purpose.  What is her favourite quote?  

Put your heart, mind and soul into even the smallest of acts. This is the secret to success― Swami Sivananda

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