Oceanside Yoga Centre’s 200 Hour Teacher Training Program in Qualicum Beach Starts September 20, 2019

8 Modules over 8 weekends. Total cost will be $2500+GST which can be paid in full at the beginning of the program or $275+GST per weekend, which would be paid 3 weeks prior to the start of each weekend.

Each module will include asana, philosophy, anatomy, meditation, mantra and pranayama.
The modules are open to anyone who wishes to deepen their understanding of the practice of yoga and in a wholistic approach. Those who complete all eight modules and meet the following requirements will receive a 200 Hour Oceanside Yoga Teacher Training Certificate:

  • A book report on any book that has influenced your yogic path
  • A minimum of 49 yoga classes at Oceanside yoga with 25 of those classes with the lead trainers of the program
  • Completion of a take home exam after each weekend workshop

Example of a module:
Asana: Preparing the body for practice, The magic of the sun salutations, movements of the spine and a sequence of postures that addresses all of the ways the spine can move.
Philosophy: Overview of the timelines of the history of yoga and the important texts
Meditation: breath as our ally, led meditation and discussion of what is meditation
Anatomy: skeletal system and the main joints of the body
Mantra: Bija Mantras – the seed mantras
Pranayama: Nadi Shodana – alternate nostril breathing



Theresa Whitely opened Oceanside Yoga Centre in Qualicum Beach in May 2005. The classes Theresa teaches are inspired by many styles of yoga and movement paradigms. She has been teaching yoga and movement for over 20 years and has taught yoga at several major studios including working and training at Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre in Toronto in 2014-2016.  Theresa has also studied counselling, conflict resolution and contemplative end of life care.

Ken Lister began experimenting with yoga when he was 6 years old, watching Kareen’s Yoga with Kareen Zebroff, on television. He has been teaching yoga since 2011 and is co-owner and manager of Oceanside Yoga Centre. Ken’s practice is influenced by his study of Yoga Philosophy, which he first encountered in 1977. He has also studied Restorative Yoga and Experiential Anatomy with Judith Hanson Lasater.


Friday/Saturday/Sunday September 20, 21 & 22
Saturday/Sunday October 19 & 20
Saturday/Sunday November 2 & 3
Saturday/Sunday November 23 & 24
Saturday/Sunday December 14 & 15
Saturday/Sunday January 4 & 5
Saturday/Sunday January 25 & 26
Saturday/Sunday/Monday  February 15, 16 & 17

To apply to this program please email Theresa for the application at – [email protected]


Full program – $2500 + tax  

A $500 (+GST) non-refundable deposit will be required upon acceptance of your application. When you pay your deposit you will receive an unlimited membership pass to Oceanside Yoga Centre, for the duration of the program. You can enjoy your practice prior to starting the program once you pay your deposit. Get as much as three months free yoga classes before the training begins by signing up now!

The remaining balance can be paid:

Early Bird Discount:  (receive $200 discount if paying in full before August 21, 2019) = one payment of $1800 (+GST)


in instalments — four payments: $500 (+GST) on August 21, 2019, September 21, November 21 & Jan 21, 2020.