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Led by World Yoga Champion Joseph Encinia.

Hybrid Program begins March1, 2023 ending with 2 weeks immersion in Huntington Beach, CA March 27-April 7, 2023.



Life is too short to go through the motions and feel uninspired. By practicing yoga and living well, a new world has enlightened your passion and enthusiasm for life. You’re ready to learn, grow, and challenge yourself to go even further. At our studio, we believe finding a purpose and helping others will allow you to discover true happiness.

Now is the time to transform your life and guide others to find their strength through Original Hot Yoga.

This Teacher Training will be a journey to discover your power, refine your yoga practice, and ultimately start you on your path to teaching Original Hot Yoga.

We offer a flexible, hybrid program online and two weeks on-site with posture clinics, lectures, and anatomy lessons.

After successful completion of the program, you will be eligible to earn your teaching certificate with the Original Hot Yoga Association and be prepared to teach in affiliated studios world-wide.



  • Yoga Techniques & Yoga Practice | Learn to guide others through the complete execution of the Hot Yoga Sequence, 26 postures & 2 breathing exercises.

  • Methodology, Posture Lab, & Teaching Skills | Learning topics include understanding and interpreting dialogue, connecting with diverse student populations, commanding language, and receiving feedback.

  • Yoga Anatomy | Anatomy topics cover basic principles of the body as they relate to performing asana.

  • Yoga Lifestyle, Ethics, & Philosophy | Learn the history of yoga and the ethical responsibilities of a yoga teacher including the Ghosh lineage and major yoga schools.

  • Professional Development and Practicum | Discover the important traits of a professional yoga instructor and apply understanding of dialogue and posture delivery in a real-world setting.


Email to apply:

Program Partnership with Original Hot Yoga Huntington Beach and Sun Lotus Center


Meet our team of Instructors

Lead Teachers:

Joseph Encinia, World Yoga Champion, BYCOI, OHYA Level 3, E-RYT-500, Founder Sun Lotus Yoga.

Donna Demsey, BYCOI, OHYA Level 3, E-RYT 500, Studio Director Original Hot Yoga Huntington Beach