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Teacher Training

YogaWorks Teacher Training
Earn Your 200-Hour Teaching Certificate

A Deep Dive into the Practice and Teaching of Yoga

YogaRoots is proud to partner with the world renowned YogaWorks Teacher Training to offer an exceptional 200-hour program.


Whether your goal is to become a teacher or simply dive deeper into your practice, we are confident that our top-rated Yoga Alliance approved training will be the first step on your journey. 


We are honored to bring this yoga teacher training program and expertise to the Washington/Baltimore area.


FREE 200-hour Teacher Training Information Session

Sunday, July 14, 2024  |  3 PM – 4 PM

In Studio and Online
FREE but registration is required to attend this event.

Would you like to learn more about our upcoming YogaWorks 200-hour teacher training program? Please join us on Sunday July 14 at 3pm for an overview of the training program and an opportunity for Q&A with the teachers.

3:00 – 3:30 pm: Introduction and Overview of the 200-hour Teacher Training Program
3:30 – 4:00 pm: (Optional) Q&A with YogaRoots Trainers

Questions About Teacher Training?

Fall 2024 – Spring 2025 Training

September 6, 2024 – May 4, 2025

Meets Over Nine Weekends

Weekend Dates

September 6 – 8, 2024

October 4 – 6, 2024

November 8 – 10, 2024

December 6 – 8, 2024

January 3 – 5, 2025

February 7 – 9, 2025

March 7 – 9, 2025

April 4 – 6, 2025

May 2 – 4, 2025

Days and Times

Fridays 6:30 – 9:30 PM (In Studio)
Saturdays 9:30am – 12:30 PM (Zoom)
Saturdays 1:30 –  6:30 PM (In Studio)
Sundays 2:00 – 7:00 PM (In Studio)

Space is limited. A $500 non-refundable deposit is due upon registration to reserve your spot. The remaining tuition is due on August 9.

Early Bird: $3,500 — Register prior to July 31 and use CODE: EARLY200TT

Full Price: $3,750 — Register after July 31

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations prior to August 9 will be refunded the full tuition, less the $500 non-refundable deposit.  Cancellations after August 8 are non-refundable.


Meet Your Trainers

Monica Motley

Program Director & Lead Trainer


Monica nourishes her body through movement and soul through love. She continues to practice and share her passion for yoga, fitness, and community.

Monica is a 500-Hour RYT who teaches studio classes, online classes, events, workshops, teacher training, private sessions, and retreats.  Her upbeat, athletic, and flowing yoga style emphasizes technique and alignment while cultivating the connection between breath and movement.

Be prepared to sweat and move freely, while building strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, and relaxation. Monica encourages students to challenge the physical body while calming the mind and spirit — leaving them feeling stronger, more energized, and more balanced.

Nikki Watson

Lead Trainer


Nikki is a teacher that is known for her skill in offering classes that are accessible and engaging for newer and more experienced students.


She teaches a vinyasa-style practice that features clarity of instruction and a thoughtful sequencing structure; grounded in the work of creating presence through mental focus and breath awareness.


Her nurturing demeanor and ability to teach with compassion allow her students to feel empowered as they learn and discover the practice of yoga. Nikki has over 11 years of teaching experience, has completed more than 700 hours of yoga teacher training, and also holds a B.S. in Exercise Physiology.

Assisting Trainers

Kimber Brenneman

Anatomy + Asana


Kimber Brenneman, PhD, RYT-500, has been practicing yoga since 2008 and completed her first yoga teacher training in 2014. This was shortly after earning her doctorate in Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. While she still thinks like a scientist, she has left the lab to dedicate herself to helping others better connect with their bodies. She does this through her yoga and acroyoga teaching and as a Thai Bodywork practitioner.


Kimber became a Certified Thai Bodywork Practitioner in 2015 at the Thai Bodywork School and Coaching the Body Institute in Evanston, IL. She is also a certified acro yoga teacher through Partner Acrobatics. Kimber’s intention is that her students will learn something about themselves in each class and have some fun. She is known for her clear instructions and skilful adjustments.

Esther Kim

Anatomy + Asana


Esther teaches with a passion and emphasis on building strength and flexibility. Her belief is that a strong body can help translate to a strong mind and spirit. With over 700 hours of teacher training certification, Esther loves continuously learning and expanding her understanding of the capabilities of the human body. 


She continues to draw inspiration from her fellow students and her own explorative curiosity in the yoga practice. She believes that there is no limit to your practice because yoga is a lifelong journey. Her classes bring creative sequencing and challenge you to journey to new places in your asana practice.

Savitha Enner



Savitha Enner grew up in India and studied yoga and yogic life style through her ancestors and teachers from a young age. She has integrated these teachings with over 700 hours of teacher training she has taken in the US to help her students adopt the ancient teachings into modern day practices.


Her movement classes are alignment based vinyasa style practices intending to ignite curiosity among her students about their body, energy and mind. She believes that yoga is a practice of self realization and can be cultivated through consistent and dedicated practice. She teaches Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Vedic Chanting and vegetarian cooking classes to immerse Yoga as a foundation for a holistic and purposeful life. 

And Other Amazing Guest Teachers!

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