Transform Your Practice

Inner Fire Yoga's Teacher Training Program was born from a passion for yoga and a desire to mold credible leaders that will shape the yoga community. To date, more than 100 new yoga teachers have successfully graduated from the RYT-200 program and are spreading their passion as yoga teachers.

Inner Fire Yoga’s 200 RYT Teacher Training Program is a flexible modular program.

To earn a Yoga Alliance 200 RYT certification, participants combine the Foundations Module with the Power Flow Module. Modules can be combined in any order within 2 years. The Summer Intensive is comprised of the Foundations and the Power Flow Modules in a three week full-time session.

RYS 200

Learn From Our Team of Specialized Yoga Instructors


Participating instructors in Inner Fire Yoga's Teacher Training Program are
(note: scheduled instructors subject to change):

Marit Sathrum - Owner/Director | 200 E-RYT | Masters in Business Administration | Certified Bikram Yoga Instructor

Joan Bliefernicht - Director of Teacher Training | 500 E-RYT


David Lincecum - Ayurveda | 200 RYT | Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner | Owner of Puja Wellness | Masters in Fine Arts


Sandy Homburg - Assists & Adjustments | 500 E-RYT


Michael Pare - Yin Yoga | 200 RYT | Masters in Arts Administration


Katherine Vieau - Hot Yoga | 500 E-RYT


Dar Vander Hoop - Yin Yoga & Essential Oils | E-RYT 200 | Bachelors in Dance Movement Therapy | Certified Bikram Instructor | Owner of YogaLove LLC


Peggy Howard Moore - Subtle Body & Meditation | 500 E-RYT | Masters in Social Work | Owner of Eb & Flow Yoga Studio, Chicago



Karen Rigsby - Hot Yoga | 200 RYT 



Dr. Ruddy - Hot Yoga | Certified Bikram Instructor | Practicing Naturopathic Doctor


  1. Hit the apply button below and apply online!
  2. We will contact you to confirm your application and go over any questions/concerns you may have.
  3. Finally, we will contact you to complete your admission.

Foundations Module Offered in the Fall & Summer Intensive

Immerse yourself in a comprehensive yoga curriculum including yoga philosophy, the history of yoga, asana (poses), pranayama (breathing), assists, modifications, meditation, ayurveda, chakras, sequencing, and more. Accelerate your personal yoga practice in a passionate higher-learning environment. Follow an inspired path towards a deeper understanding of yoga theory and personal growth. Our team of specialized instructors will empower you to gain the confidence and leadership skills to effectively share your passion by becoming a skilled and effective yoga teacher.

Completion of the Foundations Module will earn a 110-hour certificate from Inner Fire Yoga and can be applied towards a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher certification with the Yoga Alliance.

Power Yoga Module Offered in the Winter & Summer Intensive

Gain the strength and knowledge to guide and empower others to new heights of fitness in body and mind. Deepen your practice and develop your voice as a teacher to become your authentic self. Learn the theory of sequencing; sun salutations; alignment principles, modifications, meditation, hands­on assists and adjustments and more! Join us for four weekend-long intensives in a passionate learning environment just eight miles west of Madison, WI.

Completion of the Power Yoga Module will earn a 110-hour certificate from Inner Fire Yoga and can be applied towards a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher certification with the Yoga Alliance.

Hot Yoga Training Offered in the Spring

Learn to teach the traditional Hot Yoga practice from an experienced team of top-trained hot yoga instructors. Deepen your practice through a greater understanding of anatomy and asana technique. Practice teaching and develop your voice as a leader and healer. Learn dialogue, alignment principles, breathwork, modifications, hands­on assists and more in a passionate learning enviornment. Join us for four weekends of endurance and intensity as we dive into the practice of Hot Yoga.

Summer Intensive Teacher Training (200 RYT) Offered in the summer

Strengthen your personal practice with a deeper understanding of yoga by learning from a passionate team of specialized experts, including teachers trained in anatomy and ayurveda. Gain the skills and confidence to find your voice as a qualified Power Yoga instructor. Come, join other dedicated yogis, transform yourself and your yoga practice at our beautiful and accommodating location that provides a serene, retreat-like, distraction-free environment in Madison, just 10 miles west of our flagship studio.

Completion of the Summer Intensive will earn a 200-hour certificate from Inner Fire Yoga and students will qualify for a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher certification with the Yoga Alliance.



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