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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training 

Fall 2021

Downtown Las Vegas, NV


September 7 - November 14, 2021

The Downtown Yoga & Wellness Co-op Hatha Yoga Teacher Training is a combination of traditional eastern yoga practice and modern western yoga practice. Our training is well-rounded and appropriate for the dedicated yogi who would like to start teaching yoga as well as the student who would like to delve deeper into the wisdom of yoga and deepen their personal practice.


You’ll come away with:

  • the skills to prepare and teach a class

  • new confidence in your voice

  • life-altering personal growth and transformation


The Downtown Yoga & Wellness Co-op Yoga Teacher Training focuses on intelligent sequencing based in biomechanics and anatomy knowledge supported by hands-on assists and alignment. Straightaway, you will experience teaching poses and portions of a sequence so that during the entirety of the 200-hours, you have the opportunity to build your personal teacher voice and presence before you step out to teach on your own. 


We’re honored to offer this Yoga Alliance Registered Certification in order to provide an opportunity for you to hone in and listen to your body’s needs and explore intuitive listening to benefit both your practice and that of your future students.  


We’re excited to welcome guest teachers who bring a high-level of expertise in their niche to offer our students the ability to explore different avenues and styles in the yoga world. Upon completion of the training you will receive a Downtown Yoga & Wellness Co-op Teacher Training Certification and a Trauma Recovery Yoga 20 Hour Certification registered and recognized by Yoga Alliance.


Program Days:

September 7 - November 14, 2021


Program Times:

Tuesdays 6-8p

Saturdays & Sundays 8a-3:30p 

Curriculum & Program Structure

200 Hour Curriculum includes:

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Application of Anatomy to Yoga

  • Alignment

  • Adjusting, Hands-on Assists, Bodywork

  • Intelligent Sequencing

  • Sanskrit

  • Yoga Philosophy & History

  • Pranayama & Meditation

  • Chakras & Energetics

  • Ayurveda

  • Inspiring and Motivating your Students

  • Business & Ethics

  • Observation & Practice Teaching

Program Structure:

  • Variety of yoga styles

  • Guest presenters

  • Weekend days filled with intensive study, anatomy, alignment, yoga philosophy, practice teaching, and a 90-minute Hatha practice. 

  • Evening studies are rooted in ethics and philosophy

Requirements to Complete 200 Hour Training: 

  • Attend all program hours 

  • Attend classes held at the Downtown Yoga & Wellness Co-op outside of training hours

  • Complete assigned readings and homework


Tuition $3,100

Early Bird $2,850 (ends 7/31/21)

$500 non-refundable deposit due at application

For payment plans, please email

Teaching Guides

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Clair Thomas
500 RYT, 200 E-RYT, YACEP
Adriana Lee
500 RYT, 200 E-RYT, YACEP
Samantha Okumura
BA, 200 Hour YT

Clair Thomas is an authentic yoga instructor with more than 5 years of experience teaching yoga, teaching and giving Reiki, teaching dance fitness, giving Aromatouch, and training on Nutrition Solutions. She has a passion for guiding students to reach for finding pleasure in their yoga practice through proper, safe alignment and breath. Clair enjoys bringing connection to the class, community, and individual yoga practice. She aims to connect yoga back to a place of overall wellbeing and a lifestyle commitment to encourage her students' lifelong relationship with spiritual, physical, and emotional health through a consistent yoga practice.


Clair has taught hot vinyasa yoga, Hibs Yoga, and Reiki restorative in Las Vegas and Honolulu. The experiences she had with each of the different styles led her to brand her own style of yoga - Clairity Yoga - that focuses on proper alignment, use of props to enhance the practice, and a focus on both strength and flexibility. Clair has taught a variety of workshops, has been a mentor teacher for yoga teachers, and is working on curriculum development for an upcoming 200-hour yoga teacher training in Las Vegas. Yoga is not just her practice, it is Clair’s passion and way of life.


  • 300 Hour Advanced YTT Heba Saab Yoga School, Las Vegas, NV

  • 200 Hour Hot Vinyasa YTT Body Heat Hot Pilates Henderson, NV

  • 50 Hour Advanced Yoga Training CEUs Heba Saab Yoga School

  • Reiki Level I & II Attunements

  • Reiki Master Attunement

  • Body Heat Hot Pilates Certified, Henderson, NV

  • ACE Personal Trainer

  • Revo2lution Run Coach


IG: @loveandlight_c

Facebook: @ClairityOutLoud

Adriana Lee is all about self discovery and empowerment through yoga. She teaches her students how to breathe, how to feel, and how to get reacquainted with their bodies. As a teacher, she breaks down big concepts and complicated poses to make them more interesting and more accessible. She is a total anatomy geek and is constantly learning more and more about the body so that she can better serve her students. Students leave the class feeling refreshed, connected to their bodies, and empowered.

Adriana is truly passionate about yoga and radiates love to her students. She says, “I found yoga at an impressionable age & important time in my life. I was too young to understand the depth of what I was doing - thought it was just exercise. But it made an imprint on me. Later, I used yoga to get through a challenging relationship and even more challenging divorce. That’s when I decided to become a teacher. It was my safe haven. I learned to be strong, resilient, and more importantly I learned how to feel my emotions fully rather than numbing out. I wanted to share the gift of what I learned. It was way too good to keep all to myself. “ Her intention is to share what she has learned about the magic of movement & the bliss of being.


  • 300 Hour Advanced YTT Heba Saab Yoga School, Las Vegas, NV

  • 200 Hour YTT Frog Lotus Yoga Suryalila, Spain

  • 50 Hour Advanced Yoga Training CEUs Heba Saab Yoga School

  • 50 Hour Budokon Yoga Teacher Training, Miami, FL

  • Reiki Level 1 & 2 Attunements

  • Stott Pilates 200 Hour

  • Barre Above Instructor

  • RealRyder Indoor Cycling Instructor

IG: @yogawithadriana

Facebook: @YogaWithAdriana

Samantha Okumura has been teaching group and private yoga classes for over 5 years and believes that the yoga practice is a powerful tool for healing physical and emotional trauma. Her classes place emphasis on intelligent sequencing, alignment and the subtle aspects of the practice to help the student build a sustainable and strong self-care practice .

Samantha has led vinyasa, hatha and restorative classes through the Bay Area and Las Vegas area and now offers several Hatha Flow classes at the Downtown Yoga & Wellness Co-op as well as a free Chair yoga to the disability community weekly. 


  • BA Integrative Physiology

  • 200 Hour YTT Dragonfly Yoga + Wellness, Livermore, CA

  • 7,500+ hands on hours as NeuroRecovery Specialist

  • 2,500+ hands on hours of Adaptive Yoga 

  • ACE Personal Trainer 

  • ACE MediCupping

IG: @samoku11

Facebook: @Samantha.Okumura

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