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Meet Your Teachers:

Olivia encourages her Yoga students to arrive exactly as they are. Her classes are both empowering and intentional. Her blend of focused breath work and fluid movements result in nourishing sequences for practitioners of all levels. With a student-centered approach, Olivia creates a safe space for practitioners to explore a deeper connection within. One of her favorite ways to connect with her students and dive deeper into the practice of yoga is through leading trainings & workshops.

In 2015 at the peak of her rewarding yet hectic photo journalism career working in New York City, Olivia drawn to Yoga. She decided to embark upon becoming a Yoga teacher after seeking the need for a more mindful, intuitive, slower paced lifestyle. Yoga gave her an outlet for transforming the day to day stress she experienced. Olivia quickly realized how much she wanted to share the joy the practice of Yoga gave her. She strives to pay it forward in her teachings.

Olivia Montiel offers a dynamic range of healing modalities. She is an experienced Yoga teacher, Licensed Massage Therapist, & Certified Cupping therapist. Olivia studied at the Kripalu School of Yoga under the guidance of Larissa Hall Carlson, Michelle Dalbec, Sudhir Jonathan Foust ,Coby Kozslowski, and Shiva Rea. She also studied with Balarama Chandra Das & Dr. John Doulliard at Kripalu’s School of Ayurveda. Olivia received her first certification from Shiva Shanti Yoga School, training with Shivadasi a Jivamukti master teacher, and Ma Ba a Sanskrit scholar.

Yoga has taken her overseas leading yoga retreats in France to guiding trainings & workshops across the east coast.

Erika is an extremely passionate fun-loving teacher and you’ll understand the moment you meet her. Her smile welcomes you into the room and it is soon accompanied by her warm personality. She is a multifaceted teacher with vast wealth of knowledge when it comes to practicing yoga. The foundation of her teaching is threefold: stilling the mind (chitta vritti), connecting breath with movement, and cultivating love, gratitude, and self-awareness.

Erika attended her first yoga class in 2014 and instantly fell in love with the practice. Battling depression & addiction for many years yoga introduced Erika to a means for a happier and healthier life. Erika knew that she wanted to give the practice of yoga to others so in 2017 she traveled to Bali and received her 200-hour yoga certification. Erika began teaching immediately upon returning and fully committed to teaching Yoga decided to continue her studies. In 2018 she completed a one-one 300 hour advanced teacher training and started her journey to become a Yoga therapeutic specialist with Yoga Medicine® in 2019. 

Erika graduated as a Yoga Medicine Therapeutic Specialist in April 2022 after over 2 years of advanced studies. Yoga Medicine® is not a style of yoga but rather a training system that educates the teacher to view the body on a much deeper level to understand the function and dysfunction of the human body, based on the understanding of anatomy, kinesiology, pathology and the traditional practice of yoga, all in order to work more effectively within a yoga setting. Erika is grateful to be able to bring these evidence based practices to better assist her students, her fellow teachers, and the community. 

She has collected certifications over the years including: Mental Health informed, Meditation, Y12SR (Yoga 12 Step Recovery), Prenatal Yoga , Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Myofascial Release, Trauma Informed, Advanced Anatomy and the list goes on.

Training Schedule:

Friday 1-6pm

Saturday 9am-4:30pm

Sunday 9am-4:30pm

Training Dates:

May 5th-7th

June 2nd-4th

July 7th-9th

August 4th-6th

September 1st-3rd

September 29th-October 1st

October 13th-15th

Nov 10th-12th

Dec 1st-3rd

Jan 5th-7th

Feb 2nd-4th

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FAQs

What is the structure of this training?

This trainings is structured into 10 different modules. We will meet one weekend a month with an exception to one module where we will meet twice within one month.

What are the modules within this training?

There will be 10 modules broken down into the following topics:

Ayurveda, Advanced Pranayama & Sound Healing, Chair Yoga & Yoga for Athletes, Advanced Anatomy & MFR, Functional Sequencing & Mindful Assisting, Advanced Yin & TCM, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Mantra Meditation & Yoga Nidra, Living the Sutras, and Advanced Philosophy.

Will mentorship be included in this training?

Yes! Not only do we offer the ability to reach out for questions at any time during & after this course, we will be offering two 2 hour private session with Olivia and/or Erika for one-on-one mentorship.

*Additional time may be purchased at a discounted rate.

How much does this training cost?

Regular price $5,200

Early bird discount $4,800

$1,000 non-refundable deposit required that is applied to intuition cost, remainder cost due on training start date.

*a bonus 10% off to Find Your Bliss 200hr YTT graduates

When does the early bird discount end?

4/1/2023

Will there be homework?

Yes there will be homework assignments which are included in the 300 hours lotted for this training.

Will there is be a manual?

Yes! Olivia has worked hard to create a specialized manual filled with an abundance of detail that you will reach for time & time again over the years.

Is there a payment plan available?

Yes, there is a payment plan available through PayPal. PayPal offers up to 24 month payment plans with 0% interest.

*Early bird rate not available for payment plan

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