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Sterling Hot Yoga Teacher Training

June 18th - July 15th 2017

About the Retreat


-To produce proficient teachers who are professional, positive and customer service oriented.
-To teach not only the instructions of each pose, but to impart the details of physiology, anatomy, alignment, breath, corrections and more.
-To allow trainees ample time to practice teaching, and to receive effective and useful coaching.

The retreat includes:- -Ground transportation from Cancun airport to Casa Om for arrivals booked on September 20th between 1pm & 5pm -Ground transportation to Cancun airport from Casa Om for departures on October 17th between 10am & 2pm. -Welcome dinner on September 20th-Shared Accommodations at Casa Om or comparable rooms nearby -Fresh drinking water, towels and rooms cleaned daily -Fresh linens 2x/week-Healthy, tasty, high protein vegetarian breakfast Monday through Saturday -Vegetarian dinner Monday through Friday-Mats & towels provided for each yoga class -Daily laundry of yoga clothes-28 days of yoga instruction-28 days of yoga teaching instruction -Pre-training homework and reading materials -Anatomy Training Material -Sterling zip drive with training worksheets and other reference material 8:00 – 10:00 Yoga Lab

A Sample Day at the Training

-8:00 – 10:00 Yoga Lab -10:00 – 11:30 Yoga Class Led by Teachers and/or Trainees -11:30 – 2:00 Siesta for Lunching, Resting, Studying, -2:00 – 4:00 Lecture / Classroom Time -4:30 – 6:00 Yoga Class Led by Teachers and/or Trainees -6:00 – 8:00 Dinner -8:00 – 10:00 Group Work

About The Teachers

Lucille Allen E-RYT:
Lucille has been practicing yoga since 1997 and went to Bikram yoga teacher training in 2008, Yin, Iron Hour, Vinyasa, Hot Pilates and Tony Sanchez teacher training in 2013. She is co-owner of Sterling Hot Yoga Works in Mobile, Alabama. She holds a master’s degree in communication studies with an emphasis on instructional communication and leadership. Her unique combination of yoga knowledge, communication expertise, pedagogy and andragogy has allowed her to co-create and execute a strong and effective training program.

Jodi Orr E-RYT:
Jodi has been practicing yoga since 2006 and attended Bikram Yoga Teacher Training in 2008, Yin, Vinyasa, Iron Hour, Hot Pilates and Tony Sanchez teacher training in 2013. She is owner of Sterling Hot Yoga Works in Lexington, Kentucky. represented the state of Kentucky in the 2009-2010 USA Asana Yoga Championship Regionals and Nationals. Jodi received a degree in Environmental Science while playing softball for Oregon State University.  She has coached Softball and Weightlifting professionally for American NCAA Universities and for international clubs. Transitioning from professional sport is how she found the healing aspects of yoga. She has trained yoga teachers, weightlifting, athletes and coaches and has lead seminars in coaching, motivating and managing.  At the Sterling Hot Yoga Works training, Jodi will share her knowledge of coaching, managing and motivating so that you can become the best yoga instructor you can be.

Jamie Testa E-RYT :
Jamie discovered yoga while a student at UC Davis. After her first hot yoga class she knew the practice would be part of her life-long journey. At the time, Jamie was reliant on 3+ visits a week to the chiropractor to stave off debilitating headaches that were lingering from multiple car accidents. After several months of consistent practice the headaches were nearly gone. She wanted to start giving back by teaching and graduated from Bikram’s Teacher Training in Spring 2006. Jamie also attended a comprehensive 500-hour Yoga Alliance yoga teacher-training program, trained to teach Yin yoga and Hot Pilates. Jamie taught for 4 years before opening Akasha yoga studio in Vacaville, CA, in 2010 and in 2012 joined forces with a long-time friend and fellow yogini to open a second Akasha studio in Davis.

Debbie Vojik, RN:
Debbie has been a practicing nurse since 1993. Debbie began practicing yoga consistently in 1999. She was astounded by the physical changes, internal and external, that were occurring and wanted to be able to share this with as many people possible. She attended the 2006 spring Bikram teacher training in addition to Yin, Hot Pilates, Yoga Nidra, Vinyasa and more. Over the past eight years of teaching this transforming practice she has noticed so many changes in those she teaches, as well as herself. Debbie owns Bikram Yoga Mid Atlantic. She has received her Masters of Science in Yoga Therapy from Maryland University of Integrative Health.

Colene Elridge:
Colene, better known as Coach Colene is the coolest person you haven’t met. Let’s change that! She is a Success Coach living in Kentucky, and works with individuals and entrepreneurs to help them “Be More…” However they define the more. She leads her clients with head, heart and a little bit of humor to empower them to reach their goals.

Colene has spent the past few years consulting yoga teachers, staff, owners, and customers, as well as over a decade working in Human Resources, and conflict resolution, she brings a unique perspective to the Sterling Teacher Training. She has seen it all, and is ready to share her best practices in communication, dealing with conflict, and finding purpose with your passion.


Casa Om has 10 beautiful bedrooms, a spacious and well-equipped yoga room, swimming pool, and a kitchen. Bedrooms are double occupancy, and have either a private bathroom or a bathroom shared between two rooms.

The rooms at Casa Om are comfortable and beautifully designed with air conditioning and fans. Drinking water and a small coffee maker are in each room, and most rooms have a small mini-fridge. Yoga mats, towels, and beach towels are provided!

Wifi is included and available throughout the resort.

Enjoy meals up on the rooftop palapa with a stunning 360 degree view of Puerto Morelos, perfect for watching sunrises and sunsets over the Mayan Jungle. Casa Om sleeps 24 and is across the street from the beach.

Some meals are provided by Casa Om’s team of exquisite chefs who locally source their food for an incredible culinary experience. Their food is guaranteed to help you be stronger and healthier on your trip.


At Casa Om we run a full gourmet vegetarian kitchen. We offer extensive Mexican, Thai, New American, and Lebanese food options. Visitors love our fresh juices and superfood smoothies. All dishes are prepared with a healthy yogic lifestyle in mind. We love to make gluten free and vegan meals as well.

We will include breakfast each morning and dinner 4 nights out of the 6 you are with us. The other nights we will venture out into town.

Our head chef, Eduardo, is a former restaurateur; he brings more than 10 years of professional cooking experience to Casa Om. He is passionate about food and his cooking classes are a favorite amongst our visitors. Those passionate about cuisine will find a like-minded soul.


Casa Om will arrange shuttle service to and from Cancun airport to Casa Om for arrivals booked on June 18 between 1pm & 5pm. Also arranged is ground transportation to Cancun airport from Casa Om for departures on July 15 between 10am & 2pm.

Casa Om is a 20-minute car ride from the airport (CUN) to Casa Om. We are located at 9 mza 26 sm 02 avenue javier rojo gomez, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico.


Go Diving or Snorkeling
Puerto Morelos is meters away from one of the largest coral reefs in the world. Take a morning or afternoon to explore the reefs with a guide and see colorful fish, coral, and maybe even a sea turtle!

Visit a Ceynote
Explore an underwater cave in the Mayan jungle! These caves of groundwater are hundreds of feet deep and full of crystal clear water. Take a zip line over them for a once in a lifetime experience!

Have a Spa Treatment:
Relax and refresh yourself with a spa treatment right at Casa Om! Our in-house massage therapist can provide a relaxing massage or Ayurvedic treatment – a great compliment to a yoga retreat for a total body blissful experience!

Explore Playa del Carmen:
Take a shopping trip, have a great meal, or just enjoy people watching on a trip to Playa del Carmen. This is a fun tourist spot where you can shop for anything from cheap souvenirs to boutique items.


Cost of Training: $6,800

Apply Here

For more information, contact us: training@SterlingHotYogaWorks.com

Tel: 859-338-7119