Starts June 26 - 28, 2020, 10 weekends in 13 months


The journey in the 200 hr. Yoga Teacher Training begins with a focus on you and your personal practice as a means for understanding and living yoga. From that foundation, you will learn and practice the most important skills for teaching so that you can facilitate yoga for individuals and groups.

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Our Mission: Prepare students to deepen their own personal practice and study of yoga and to teach general wellness yoga to diverse individuals and groups of students in a variety of settings.

Weekend Modules: Friday night at 5:30 p.m. through Sunday afternoon, 4:30 pm, 10 weekends over 12 months. Paced for those who have full-time jobs and/or family commitments. Next program start date is June 26 2020.

Weekend Schedule, 2020-21: 
1: June 26-28, 2020
2: July 17-19, 2020
3: Aug 14-16, 2020
4: Sept 11-13, 2020
5: Oct 2-4, 2020
6: Nov 13-15, 2020
7: Feb 12-14, 2021
8: April 23 – 25, 2021
9: May 21-23, 2021
10: June 25-27, 2021

Credentials Earned: Students who complete the course are eligible to apply for RYT-200 with Yoga Alliance, the national credentialing organization for yoga teachers.

Pre-Requisites: A sincere desire to learn more about yoga. Immersing in personal practice or taking Viniyoga classes, workshops or retreats is very helpful but not required.

Faculty: The lead teacher and school director, Mary Hilliker, has studied with her teacher, Gary Kraftsow, for the last 20 years. Mary has been training yoga teachers in the Midwest since 2009. She has assembled a group of talented teachers trained in the Viniyoga lineage to assist in the training. See below for more on faculty.

To Apply: Complete the application form below and submit to by April 1, 2020.  If past deadline, contact Mary to see if there are any additional openings in the program.

$100 application fee, non-refundable. Pay Application Fee.

PDF: 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training Application-Policies-Student Agreement

WORD DOC: 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training Application-Policies-Student Agreement

Two Options for Tuition:

$3400 early-bird tuition by April 26, 2020. Pay Early-Bird Tuition.

Pay As You Go $310/month for 12 months, starts April 26, 2020. Start Payment Plan.

Training Catalog | Information Packet

Contact Mary Hilliker at for a copy of the training catalog and curriculum.

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Free Information Consultation

Contact Mary at or call/text 715.218.7120 to request an individual appointment scheduled at your convenience to discuss the program.

Students who complete this program are welcome to continue with our 300 -hour advanced teacher training.

Mary Hilliker

Mary’s intention is to meet you where you are and to help you move and change from that starting point. Her workshops and retreats highlight yoga tools and practices that help you gain self-sufficiency and independence in your home practice.

“Whether you want to condition your body, reduce pain, de-stress, sleep better, reduce anxiety, adopt a healthier lifestyle habit or strive to reach your full potential, I’m ready to help you apply the yoga tools that you are relevant for your life.”

Mary has been a yoga practitioner for 25 years and a teacher for 17 years. She holds certifications as a 200 hr. level Hatha yoga teacher, 500 hr. Viniyoga teacher, and Viniyoga Therapist.  She is a Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists and is Curriculum Coordinator and Faculty with the American Viniyoga Institute’s Yoga Therapist Training.  Locally, Mary coordinates and is the lead teacher for the 200 hr. River Flow Yoga Teacher Training.

Her 30 year career as a registered dietitian/nutritionist and health educator in public health, nutrition, and chronic disease prevention, inform her yoga teaching and individualized Yoga Therapy.



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