Teacher Training

The Hot Yoga Spot offers the very best in foundational and advanced yoga teacher training programs.

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The Hot Yoga Spot in Albany. Next Program Begins September, 2023

Styles Yoga is a professional and effective 200 hour foundational teacher training program at The Hot Yoga Spot. Each training is intelligently organized and executed in a way that makes it a highly enjoyable life-changing experience.


The Hot Yoga Spot in Albany. Next Module Begins July 2023.

Styles Yoga offers a 300-hour supplementary instructor training program that will take your teachings and personal practice to the next level. There are eight six-day modules, each of which will bring you deeper into anatomy, physiology, meditation, asana practice, advanced sequencing, and yoga philosophy.

You only need to complete four of the eight modules for your certificate but extra modules can be taken for Yoga Alliance CE credits. Enhance your skills instructing private lessons, workshops, advanced asana, and more at our Albany yoga studio.

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The Hot Yoga Spot in Saratoga, NY. Begins January 2024.

If you are ready to make a powerful shift in your life, have thought of becoming a yoga teacher, want to advance your personal practice or join a community of students on a path of transformation, the High Peaks 200 hour Teacher Training is the first step on this journey.

This foundational training will take you beyond the studio class setting into the world of self-study and inquisition. It will provide the fundamental tools for teaching yoga, awaken your voice in all aspects of life and develop connections with mentors who will provide guidance on your journey.

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The Hot Yoga Spot in Saratoga, NY. Begins September 2023.

This RYS 300-hour advanced yoga training is designed to expand upon and deepen one’s understanding of the fundamental concepts of the practice of yoga and teaching. This training will guide trainees to teach principles and techniques of yoga that are more advanced, more detailed, and/or subtler, and enables them to teach with greater skill and confidence.

This training will be offered in self-paced module format. Modules will be offered in both group and independent study formats to fit your schedule. Trainees go at your own pace, with required modules and elective modules offered as you go further into your yogic studies. Hours will be offered in person, remote as needed, and in retreat settings.

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The Hot Yoga Spot in Albany. Begins TBD.

This in-depth course at our Albany yoga studio is perfect for anyone interested in the anatomy of the human body. We will cover many topics with a strong focus on skeletal bones and muscles. We welcome all anatomy enthusiasts to join us. Perfect for yoga instructors/students, massage therapists, or fitness professionals.

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The Hot Yoga Spot in Saratoga. Begins TBD.

The Hot Yoga Spot's 60 hour 26&2 Bikram Teacher Training Immersion is designed to hold space from a trauma-informed perspective to give students the tools to teach using the traditional Bikram Yoga Dialogue. Through Dialogue study, practice teaching and timing, posture clinics, philosophy, anatomy, and physiology lectures, and study of the 13 Key Concepts, demonstrations, corrections, understanding and using the energy in the room, the pregnancy series, and teaching to limited/injured bodies, students will learn how to both teach and practice in a compassionate and supportive way. This training aims to lead teachers and students to be able to guide students in a way that is accessible to people suffering from chronic illness, pain, limited mobility, obesity, trauma, and PTSD, but is also challenging enough for athletes and experienced yoga practitioners.


The Hot Yoga Spot in Albany. Next Training TBD.

Join our talented teacher Jennilee for a 60-hour online hot yoga teacher training in the Hot 26 series created by Bikram Choudhury. In this training, you will learn the original 90-minute Bikram Yoga Class as well as Jennilee's set sequence version of Bikram Beats (75 minutes with music) and the one hour Bikram Express. This training is for 200-hour certified yoga teachers as well as certified fitness instructors. This hot yoga training can also be taken as an immersion for lovers of the 26-posture series.


BIPOC Teacher Training Scholarship

We recognize that structural and institutional racism provides barriers that often make it difficult for Black, indigenous, and people of color to afford a yoga teacher training program. We are dedicated to removing those financial barriers by offering full and partial scholarship opportunities for our Styles Yoga 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program through The Hot Yoga Spot. To qualify, you must identify as one of the groups listed above and require financial assistance.