This program certifies 800 hours of training andĀ is a minimum 12 months - begins September 2024.

The mentorship is to build a deeper understanding of Shantiseva, Ashtanga, Assisting,Ā spirituality within the practice of yoga. Bhakti, Vedic prayers, yoga therapeutics, meditation andĀ your daily Sadhana.



Weekly Online Teaching + Q&A

Weekly 2 hour live onlineĀ classes including teachings and Q&A.

Access To Live Yoga Classes

Granted 3-month access to all live yoga classes (ashtanga, restorative, Shantiseva, Jivamukti spiritual warrior).

Loka Yoga Log Manual

A Book to track your weekly practices (minimum 4 practices of 1h30min per week.

Ashtanga Yoga Assists Training Manual

Complete book with descriptions and images on assistance in Ashtanga practice.

Yoga Posture Guide

Full image guide of all ashtanga postures.

Loka Yoga Chant Book

An in-depth 40-page book that explores mantra, sutras, sanskrit and more.


Download the 800 Hour Mentorship Shantiseva Program Guide to read more about what is offered over the year and the commitment expected from your behalf.  


IMPORTANT Pre-Qualification Notes

Thank you for your interest in our 800 Hour Yoga loka life Professional Training.  You will receive notice of acceptance or denial of admittance into this program within 15-days of submitting this application.  Upon approval you will be registered for the 800 Hour loka yoga Professional Training.  If you are accepted into the program tina will reach out to you 

Distance Learning 800 hour Pre-requisites:

  1. Have access to a computer.
  2. Have access to Zoom.
  3. Have an electronic device to view course materials, and an email account.
  4. Have the ability to record and email the recordings to your mentor.

The Loka Yoga Life  800-hour Ultimate Teacher Training  program is the highest level of training.


In-Class Privates,  When giving and receiving ICPs, remember that you are developing your knowledge and skills of working with the subtle body (energy flows, breath, nadis, etc.) as well as the physical body, and all assists should be focused on both the subtle and physical bodies. Your mentor should provide instruction and guidance on this to help you deepen your embodiment of this knowledge with each ICP you give or receive.

This Yoga teacher training course will bring upon a deep profound understanding of Yogic discipline, the diet, cleansing rituals and teachings of yoga and how you can become a competent Yoga teacher and have a life practice. 

Shantiseva: Restorative Yoga for hip, knee and spinal work (Shantiseva Practical 10)

Yoga and Ayurveda Therapeutics, Energy healing for trauma and chronic illness and stress using plant and fungi medicine, CBD oil, Devils club, Turkey tails and lion's mane.

Indigenous ceremony Sweat lodge vision quest with Elders for self discovery for physical mental emotional spirituality.

During a maximum of 12 months after registration you need to fulfill the following:

  1. You need to document at least 63 hours of meditation. Please keep a record of your daily “Daily Meditation”. It is strongly suggested to meditate for at least 15 minutes every day using the Mantra “Shri Krishna Sharanam Mama”.
  2. You need to document at least 18 hours of partaking  Satsang. These could be official Satsangs with Tina, or Kirtan concerts, Mantra chanting events or similar events.
  3. Last month after finishing your book reports, you need to take and pass 3 test classes. One led ashtanga primary class, one therapeutic  class and one Shantiseva Earth  Class. 


Length: one paragraph, no longer than 500 words.
Font: Arial or Times New Roman, 10 point, single-spaced, not bolded.
Title: Print the title of the book immediately above your paragraph commentary for that book.
Language: Please write all commentaries in English
Form: Put ALL commentaries one after the other on one single page. If your texts extend 1 page, use max. 2 pages.
Name: Include your name on the top of the page, or if using two pages then on the top of each page.

Please retain a copy for your own records.

Spiritual Commentaries should be completed at least 2 days before the training begins. Residential students should email commentaries to NECTAR. 

Book one: Yoga Sutras:  Swami Satchidananda

Book Two: Textbook of Yoga Psychology (Patanjali's Yoga Sutra) Brahmananda Sarasvati

Book Three: Sacred Instructions. Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change by: Sherri Mitchell, Larry Dossey

Book Four: Radiance Sutras by Lorin Roche


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Please note - there is an initial payment of $1500 to secure your spot - followed by 12 monthly payments of $400.