Saw Mill Club is proud to offer Ohra Yoga Teacher Training a Yoga Alliance® certified 200/300 hour Vinyasa-based Teacher Training program which relates to all.



Our proven training method is mindful, soulful anatomically informed and intelligently sequenced

Our Philosophy ૐ

Through physical, mindful and educational learning, Ohra gives you the awareness to empower yourself while improving the lives of others.

The supportive environment of Ohra Yoga’s teacher training allows each student the space for personal growth and freedom to explore their own path within a group and the group’s 200 hour structure.

Teacher training is an incredible experience whether you decide to teach or not.  During training you will deepen your practice while embodying the flow of poses, of breath and of mindful living. The training puts all the pieces of yoga together in one place.


Our Curriculum ૐ

Gather all the tools in your toolbox needed to deepen your yoga practice, live your yoga and effectively share the gift of yoga with others

Eastern philosophy

    8 Limbed Path of Yoga

    History of Yoga

    Pranayama (breath techniques)



    Energy Flow (Vayus, Chakras)

    Embodying the Yoga Teacher – Dharma

Western philosophy:



    Hands on Assists

    Injury Prevention

    Class Sequencing

    Working with Special Populations

    Embodying the Yoga Teacher – Ethics

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What sets our program apart from the rest ૐ

   Concentration on establishing a strong foundational practice

   Personalized instruction in a close-knit group setting

   In-depth examination of curriculum topics

   Working with specialized populations

   Practice teaching modules

   Workshops with renown guest teachers

   Post-graduate mentoring


Our Saw Mill Club yoga rooms and facility allows the space and set up for productivity and for zen. In warmer months we are able to take our training outside on our beautiful grounds

Upon completion of the program, you will be qualified to teach yoga classes in yoga studios, gyms or privately in people’s homes, offices, community centers and other locations.

N a m a s t e ૐ

Our Director and Lead Teacher ૐ

Ohra Yoga Training @Saw Mill Club is Led by renowed yogini Michelle Briks, RYT500

Michelle has 10 years of experience teaching yoga and has received extensive training and certifications in Vinyasa and Prana flow styles, Anatomy and Ayurvedic Yoga therapy.

Designing yoga experiences that empower her students through intention and mindful awareness, Michelle integrates flow, breath work, alignment and the chance to connect and fly in each one of her classes.  She inspires her students to find space to grow into the next level of their practice, no matter where their start point may be.


She is passionate about empowering others to increase their strength and grace and get inspired through the practice and teachings of yoga. She is moved by witnessing her students and teacher trainees’ growth and transformation as they connect deeper with their inner light.

 Curriculum Highlights 


   How to cue proper alignment of the yoga postures

   Step-by-step break down of yoga postures, flow, and all of their specific benefits

   How to effectively use props

   Learning the proper technique for hands-on-assists

   Daily guided practice of Asana (posture) and alignment technique.

Mind & Spirit:

   History of yoga

   The 8-limbed path

   Introduction to pranayama and meditations

   Body energy: including chakras, nadis, vayus

   Incorporating all aspects of Ayurveda into your lifestyles and yoga practice


   Applied anatomy, physiology, kinesiology as it relates to yoga

   Routines to help improve athletic performance and prevent injury

   Core strengthening techniques

   Back and spinal care

   Anatomical systems

   Yoga therapeutics


View Michelle’s Calendar

Fall, Spring and Summer training programs are available for your convinience

Spring ૐ 

Starts March 6th, 2017

  • Meets 2-3 days per week 9:30am-4pm
  • 4 month program
  • Perfect for those with a flexible schedule that have commitments on evenings and weekends

Summer Immersion ૐ

Starts July 6th, 2017

  • Meets Monday – Friday
  • Monday – Wednesday 12-8, Thursday 11-7. Friday 9:30-5:30
  • 4.5 week program
  • Perfect for those with free time in the summer who want to immerse themselves in the yoga life

Fall/Winter Program ૐ

Coming October 2017

  • Meets 7 weekends and 12 weeknights
  • 4.5 month program to maximize effectiveness, continuity and experience of the program
  • Perfect for those who work during the weekdays
  • Program meets every other weekend and there are no meetings on holiday weekends

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