Yoga Teacher Training in Columbus

Approved by American Council on ExerciseYoga With Laurel is proud to announce that it has been approved to offer our 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training as Continuing Education Credits to ACE Certified Instructors.
Continue your education with YWL and continue to help others stay healthy and strong.
Course Number: cep85607 | Continuing Education Credits: 20.0

Are You Ready to Stretch Yourself?

“Yoga is about stretching yourself beyond your comfort zone—beyond the fears and the doubts that keep you small. If you want to harness your courage, access your potential, and experience your greatness, there’s no better place to start than in this teacher training.” Laurel Hodory, Director of Yoga Teacher Training

  • Go deep in these concentrated programs
  • Learn the “Why” behind alignment, sequencing, assisting and more
  • Set your students with Authentic Voice Centering™
  • Build and set your students up for success with Intelligent Sequencing™
  • Apply effective hands-on assists with Guru Yoga Assists™
  • Study with experienced faculty

RYS 200 Yoga AllianceArguably the most inspiring yoga teacher training experience, this program graduates some of the most sought after teachers with certified teachers in virtually every studio in Columbus plus some in cities like Chicago, D.C., Pittsburgh, NYC and more!

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Nikki-Bundy“I just did a handstand with Laurel’s help. I feel so strong and powerful. I haven’t felt this powerful in years!”
Nicole Bundy, MD

“After teaching a few years, this program was an incredible way for me to advance my teaching skills and grow professionally. Do it!”
Mari Tarantino, Yoga Teacher

Bonnie Finneran“As a student that went through a metamorphosis physically and personally, I can say Laurel’s ability to see the tightness in my body and my life changed me profoundly! Her support does not stop after training or off the mat. Laurel offers a community (Kula) that supports, instructs, and lends a shoulder or ear!”
Bonnie Finneran

“Laurel draws out each teacher’s gifts. She is an incredible teacher who encourages, balances, and drives one to find her inner voice.” Lori Cochran, School Teacher

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2016 Dates & Meeting Times

Meets select Fridays 4-7pm and Sat/Sun 8am-6pm. Lunch break 12:30-2pm.

Program 1
Starts February 7, 2016
Program 2
Starts August 5, 2016
New! Immersion Program
Starts July 1, 2016
Special Introductory Offer!
Module 1
Feb 5-7 & 19-21
Mar 4-6 & 19-20
Module 2
Apr 1-3 & 15-17
May 5-7 & 21-22
Module 1
Aug 5-7 & 20-21
Sep 9-11 & 24-25
Module 2
Oct 7-9 & 21-23
Nov 5-6 & 19-20
July 1 – 23
Meets Monday through Saturday
9am – 6pm
Off Sundays & July 4th

Setup your free discovery session with the director to learn about our payment plans


The Yoga Training Center
2994 Mckinley Avenue
Columbus, OH 43204

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Laurel Hodory, Director & Lead Faculty, E-RYT 500
, is a senior yoga teacher, a teacher’s teacher who has been studying and teaching yoga since 1992. She has trained and certified hundreds of yoga teachers […] See full bios

Mary Ellen Coleman, Assistant Director & Lead Faculty, E-RYT 500, Certified Health Coach
Mary Ellen believes that yoga holds the key to sustainable wellness in body mind and spirit. Through a balance of yoga wisdom and health coaching, Mary Ellen helps others find a balanced lifestyle, inner strength and contentment. […] See full bios

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