Yoga DharmaNation 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training

Apply Today!

The Yoga Dharmanation 200-Hour Teacher Training invites you to apply to the program if this training, the format, and the content resonate with you.  All applications are submitted in confidence and will only be reviewed by the program director, Kenny Landis, E-RYT 500, and any support faculty that may be part of your training.

Yoga DharmaNation 200-Hr Application

 The applications are not to establish an individual’s merit for the program, but rather to gain a better understanding of your background, expectations of the program, as well as our ability to meet those expectations.


Whether your goal is to teach yoga one day or to take your knowledge to the next level for personal enrichment, the Yoga DharmaNation 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training is your opportunity to dive deeper into the multi-faceted aspects of yoga on and off your mat.

This 6-month program is designed to give you time and space to cultivate a more intimate understanding of your own practice, immerse yourself in the abundant philosophy/mythology of yoga history, and gain the skills necessary to facilitate an informed yoga class – if that’s where your path leads! 

“Many Paths. One Dharma. Reveal Yours!”

Dharma is a Sanskrit word that has its roots in both Indian and Bhuddist origins which speak of the aspect of our one truth, our divine duty, or the eternal and inherent nature of reality. Many of us have spent our lives Dharma “adjacent” and seem to be yearning for something a little deeper or something we just can’t seem to put our finger on.

This training program will encourage you to take an examined look at how your yoga practice has the capacity to transform not only your physical body, but to also transform your way of being in the world through the framework of a vinyasa yoga emphasis.

You will be encouraged to trust your intuitive nature, to hone your critical thinking, and to spark a curiosity that draws you deeper into your yoga practice.

In a world of instant-downloads, same day deliveries, and fast-fashion; Yoga DharmaNation believes that some things just need to take their time to develop & manifest. The 6-month curriculum has been designed in a step-by-step approach that builds from session to session granting you time to receive the teachings, reflect on the information, formulate an opinion, ask questions and implement what resonates most into your life/practice.

The Yoga DharmaNation 200-Hour Teacher Training will focus on:

  • Developing a regular yoga practice for your own inspiration & well-being
  • Developing the skills to teach a powerfully balanced yoga class
  • How to analyze fundamental & intermediate yoga postures
  • Understanding how the body works in the context of a yoga asana practice
  • How to develop an inclusive approach to teaching yoga at all levels
  • How to use props to enhance the asana & meditation experience
  • Methodology for sequencing classes with purpose
  • Introduction to meditation and pranayama practices
  • Build Confidence through practice teaching in a safe environment
  • Exploration of the philosophy & mythology that informs yoga today

Logistical & Skill-based Topics will also include:

  • Taking the Seat of the Teacher
  • Observational Skills
  • Verbal and Manual Assists
  • Postural Demonstration Skills
  • Modifications for Injury & Limited Mobility
  • Ethics of the Student/Teacher Dynamic
  • The Business of Yoga
  • The Subtle Body: Chakras & Koshas
  • Yoga Medicine® 20hr Anatomy Teacher Training*

* The Yoga Medicine® 20hr Anatomy Teacher Training will be part of your training and needs to be completed PRIOR to our first weekend together. This part of the course will provide you the necessary foundation to hit the ground running and maximize our time together!

Kenny has thousands of hours under his belt in both educational study & practice, but believes that his way is not the only way to teach yoga. This program truly aims to provide you with the foundation & tools to develop your own unique approach to teaching yoga!

This training is for you if this sounds like something you’d say:

“I want to become a yoga teacher!”

Fantastic ~ You’re in the right place and can’t wait to meet you! I’m honored you have decided to consider training with Yoga DharmaNation on your path to becoming a teacher!

“I want to deepen my knowledge base, but probably not teach!”

Splendid ~ You’re in the right place and can’t wait to meet you! The course is designed to deepen your understanding of yoga for all that wish to fully immerse themselves in the training, but certification is 100% optional with zero pressure!

“I already teach, but am a major yoga geek!”

 Magical ~ You’re in the right place and can’t wait to meet you! I’m right there with you and have waaaaaay too many training hours to count as well! Good news is this program will fulfill your 2021 & 2022 Continuing Education (CEU) hours with Yoga Alliance!

Kenny is a 500 E-RYT teacher certified to offer Yoga Alliance educational credits. He is working on having the course re-credentialed under the new enhanced training standards that have gone into effect. He 100% supports the new credentials standards and is excited for the evolution of the Yoga Alliance standards

Keep in mind that this training will have plenty of physical asana practices, but will most likely not be geared towards someone looking for a strictly physical approach to learning yoga. All sessions will include aspects of asana, pranayama, meditation, anatomy, philosophy, lectures, and dynamic group discussions.

The Format:

  • One 3-Day immersive weekend in studio each month
  • One 2-Hour monthly virtual lecture and group check-in each month

Weekend Schedules:

  • Friday
    • 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM – Training Time
    • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Dinner Break
    • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Training Time
  • Saturday & Sunday
    • 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM – Training Time
    • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Lunch Break
    • 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Training Time
    • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Dinner Break
    • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM – Training Time

Monthly Virtual Lectures:

  • Tuesday – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Once a Month

Training Dates:

September 17th – 19th (In Studio) + September 28th (Online)

October 15th – 17th (In Studio) + October 26th (Online)

November 12th – 14th (In Studio) + November 23rd (Online)

December 10th -12th (In Studio) + December 21st (Online)

January 14th – 15th (In Studio) + January 25th (Online)

February 11th – 13th – 15th (In Studio) Graduation Weekend!

Tuition Investment:
Yoga DharmaNation offers this program on a 3-tiered tuition scale. We ask you to consider what you can contribute and if you are in a position to pay at the higher end of the scale to support the school, studio, and those who may not be positioned to pay at the highest end of the scale.

Base Costs for the Training: $2800 Early Tuition / $3000 Tuition after June 1st

Sustainability Rate Tuition

This tuition covers the cost of the training, materials, and all that goes into the planning & facilitation for your training program.

Support for the community as well as yourself: $3000 Early Tuition / $3200 – Tuition after June 1st

Supporter Rate Tuition

This tuition is for those with the means to contribute at a higher amount to support the faculty and studio in continuing to have accessible programs while still investing in your own enrichment 

Discounted/Scholarship Tuition: $2500 Available until June 1st

Scholarship Rate Tuition

This tuition is for those who have always wanted to become a yoga teacher but the cost of tuition has always been a financial barrier. Please consider this tuition if you would typically be in need of a scholarship or financial aid in order to have access to this type of training.


Your tuition investment includes:

  • 6 months of scheduled training sessions
  • A fully developed training manual
  • Continued access to the Yoga Medicine® 20hr Anatomy Teacher Training online
  • Completion certification for those that complete their hours/assessments
  • Friendships & memories to last you a lifetime!


  • 1-2 years minimum of yoga/asana practice.
  • A genuine interest in learning more about yoga.
  • A clear understanding of your capacity to attend all scheduled sessions.
  • A conscious awareness of how your presence enhances everyone’s experience.
  • A desire to take your yoga to the next level with other like-minded awesome humans!


Apply Today!

The Yoga Dharmanation 200-Hour Teacher Training invites you to apply to the program if this training, the format, and the content resonate with you.  All applications are submitted in confidence and will only be reviewed by the program director, Kenny Landis, E-RYT 500, and any support faculty that may be part of your training.

Yoga DharmaNation 200-Hr Application

 The applications are not to establish an individual’s merit for the program, but rather to gain a better understanding of your background, expectations of the program, as well as our ability to meet those expectations.


Meet Your Teacher & Facilitator!

Kenny Landis, E-RYT 500 – YACEP

Kenny’s journey into yoga has been a series of happen chances starting from his first yoga class in a group fitness class at his gym many years ago – it was not his favorite experience! His journey has always paralleled between his success in the traditional corporate environment and his passion for studying yoga and the interplay they both have in our modern culture of the “more is more” mentality. Throughout his time as both a student and teacher of yoga, Kenny has had the great opportunity to study with many of yoga’s contemporary wisdom keepers and yoga luminaries.

In 2014, he co-founded YogaLab NorthWest, the leading yoga training & workshop-based production company attracting international teachers from around the globe to the Seattle & Portland area.

In 2016, Kenny became the Director of Logistics & Communication as well as served as a teacher training faculty member for an international alignment based yoga teacher training school, where he brought his business acumen and experience in Training & Development to support the expansion of global and domestic programs for the next 4 years.

Kenny holds a high regard for the lineages of yoga, the nuances of modern interpretation of the discipline and the importance of having fun while learning the depths of the yoga practices. This attention to detail afforded Kenny the opportunity to serve on the Quality Control team for Gaia Online, the largest online collection of online yoga streaming programming.

He brings his keen eye into every class he teaches threading insights not only from posture to posture, but from class to class.  You can expect to see physical challenges and philosophical themes carried across multiple weeks in order to provide the space for you to be a student of the practices and explore not only your physical possibilities but ultimately your mental landscape while on the yoga mat.

Kenny views yoga as a practice of introspection and personal growth built on the foundation, we lay for ourselves daily. He is enthralled with the endless journey that combines the calming of your mind, tuning into every fiber of your body, and the pure athleticism of dynamic asana and their ability to transform our lives!

He invites you to join him on this journey to reveal your path – to explore your dharma – in a non-dogmatic approach to studying the many traditions and many practices of yoga!


Where will this training be held?

The upcoming 2021-2022 Yoga DharmaNation 200-Hour Teacher Training will be hosted by Get Hot Yoga at the amazingly gorgeous NEW Bonney Lake studio!

What if I can’t do a lot of the postures other people can do?

That’s all good with us! This program is designed to deepen your yoga knowledge base not to show off your physical strength & flexibility! The postures are only one aspect of a yoga practice and Kenny is well studied with a compassionate approach to modifications/props!

Will there be pre-work or homework?
You will need to complete the Yoga Medicine® 20hr Anatomy Teacher Training prior to our first weekend together. This course will be made available to you once your tuition has been paid in full. There will be a required/recommended reading list provided to all participants accepted into the program to supplement your studies.

How do I get access to the Yoga Medicine® 20hr Anatomy Teacher Training program?
Kenny will handle all registrations ahead of time and provide participants access the month prior to training. You will want to ensure you set aside 4-6 hours each week leading up to the training to complete the online course which includes lectures, experiential practices, and assessments.

The Yoga Medicine® 20hr Anatomy Teacher Training program is normally $349-$449 so please don’t google the course and pay the registration separately! We will be unable to refund you the cost of the course if you register independently

Why do I have to apply to the training?

Applications are not to establish an individual’s merit for the program, but rather to gain a better understanding of your background, expectations of the program, as well as our ability to meet those expectations. If you know Kenny, you know that he wants to ensure you get the most out of your investment!

How will I know if I am accepted to the training program?

You will receive a confirmation email directly from Kenny with confirmation of your access to the program or inquiry for more information as needed. Please add yogadharmanation@gmail to your contacts list to avoid your follow up from getting filtered to the junk/spam/promotions folder!

What if I’m accepted to the program and wait to register?
If you have thought out your ability to be fully present in the program and plan to attend the training, we highly encourage you to register as soon as reasonable. Due to the limited number of spaces available, we can only hold spaces for those who have paid their tuition on a first come first served basis.

How do I pay the tuition?

You can place a $500 non-refundable administrative deposit to reserve your space or make your payment in full which includes the $500 non-refundable administrative deposit.

What if I can’t afford ‘Tier 3 Supporter Tuition’ and feel awkward not paying the highest tuition?

  1. NOT. FEEL AWKWARD – Seriously! Take a moment, sit with the pricing options and go with the one that truly aligns with your financial situation. We trust that you are making the decision based on what you can contribute and we hold the space for that decision. Nobody on the faculty nor studio staff will be pressuring you to contribute more than you can afford!

How do I pay my tuition?

Kenny will copy the Get Hot Yoga Studio Manager, Heather Doyle, on all acceptance letters. Once you receive your acceptance letter you can email heather@gethotyogamv.com to set up your tuition payment. Just let her know if you’d like to sign up for the Tier 1 – Community Rate, Tier 2 – Sustainability Rate, or Tier 3 – Supporter Rate.

Can I set up a payment plan?

Yes. Payment plans can be made available by request. Once you receive your acceptance letter you can email heather@gethotyogamv.com to set up a payment plan through the studio.

When is full tuition due?
Once accepted, you will need to ensure you have paid your full tuition by June 1st to receive the early tuition pricing or by July 15th to ensure you have enough time to complete the Yoga Medicine® 20hr Anatomy Teacher Training pre-training work.

What if I can’t commit to the dates or change my mind?
We ask you to strongly consider if you will be able to commit to the entire program before placing any deposits or making any financial commitments to the program.

You are eligible for a full refund within 3 days of paying your tuition in full, less the $500 non-refundable deposit.

If you have set up a payment plan, you will be eligible for a full refund within 3 days of making your first payment, less the $500 non-refundable deposit.

Participants are eligible for a 50% refund of any money paid beyond their $500 non-refundable deposit  if they need to withdraw from the course BEFORE June 1st with written communication to yogadharmanation@gmail.comheather@gethotyogamv.com

Withdrawal from the program after June 1st will not be eligible for a tuition refund.

What if I have more questions about the program and want to talk to someone about it?


What teachers who have studied with Kenny have to say!

“I met Kenny at a training in 2017. Since then, he has been a steady friend and a mentor. I immediately felt welcomed and accommodated by him when I entered the space. Especially as a POC, I often feel uneasy when I enter a new space, but Kenny was friendly and curious about who I was as a person and a teacher, which made me feel comfortable.

He is a relatable and patient mentor and a teacher. Whenever I was contemplating on my career, he always proposed questions that were introspective and provoking. His guidance helped me to dig deeper into my desires and path as a full-time yoga teacher.

Kenny definitely makes the world a better place by guiding teachers to be the best versions of themselves through introspections and reflections.  I appreciate our continued friendship.”

– Asami – RYT-500 & Teacher Trainer
Founder & Director of the Diversity Inclusive Non-Profit “Our Colorful Yoga”

“Kenny is, quite simply, the best teacher trainer I have ever had the fortune to learn from.  In my many years of practicing yoga and continuing to learn as a yoga teacher, I’ve come across those who excel individually in teaching asana, mindfulness, or philosophy, but none as completely integrated so exquisitely in one “package” like Kenny Landis. Although he is a wealth of knowledge and an excellent leader, he wears his learning humbly, and walks the path as a student, first.  His teachings always ask to examine oneself, and how to contextualize experience through a yogic lens.  Whatever he presents, there is expertly woven in thought, care, and depth. What I appreciate perhaps the most, is that he is a dynamic yogi – always learning for himself, can adapt to contemporary times and isn’t stuck in old ways for the sake of tradition. All of this, and he has the biggest heart in the world – no matter how many people he has touched in his life, Kenny can find a way to make sure you feel seen and valued. I’ve travelled across the country to train with Kenny, and I’d travel across the globe, too.”

– Soo – E-RYT 500, YACEP
Yoga Teacher & Teacher Trainer

There are plenty of good yoga teachers in this world, but few embody the skill, emotional intelligence, ability, and profound knowledge that Kenny shares in his teaching. He seamlessly creates a healthy container for every student that steps into his studio to feel seen and witnessed in their journey. He sees the good and the skill that each student possesses, and he is able to guide them, empower them, to explore what he sees – future yoga teachers. He makes the whole process as easy as possible, and you oftentimes wonder if he even sleeps because his attention to detail is impeccable. He’s funny, creative, smart, and just being around Kenny makes the yoga experience a joy. Yes, there are plenty of good yoga teachers in this world, but why not learn from one of the best? Look no further, Kenny is an amazing teacher.”

– Nikki
Transpersonal Therapist & Meditation Teacher

“Kenny Landis is a teacher’s teacher.  Kenny is authentic, pragmatic, patient and skilled in coaching students to be the best version of themselves.  Ultimately Yoga is meant to pull and stretch our bodies, hearts, minds and spirit so that we may experience a union between ourselves and others as well as the universal. The road to  yogic union is made of anatomy, philosophy, breathwork, articulate instructions, hands on adjustments and Love & Compassion which helps us to see more clearly.

Kenny is able to process all aspects of the road to union and then present them in a way that allows his students to embody the teachings. I have spent more than 200 hours with Kenny as a teacher’s teacher and embrace every moment. 

I am so excited for all the students lucky enough to study with Kenny.”

– Jodi – E-RYT 200
MS, ACSM-Exercise Physiologist, LMT

Kenny was instrumental in the workings of the kula when I met him. Throughout two consecutive years we were in the same 500hr training. He was the business backbone/right hand man and I was a student, new to the kula. Immediately I belonged, a large part of that was Kenny’s inclusiveness. We spent a lot of time and travel together.

His yoga practice and knowledge of all things yoga are exceptional and come wholly naturally to him. Whether it’s  the business  of yoga or asana, Kenny demonstrates a deep understanding and practice of both that makes it a rich experience for all around him. He’s an enthusiast in his beautiful, talented being. He is ever-ready, ever-dependable. He is a leader and the best team player. He is a friend and confident. I carry the things he’s taught me off the mat.”


Designer & Yoga Teacher