Teacher Training

200 Hour Manifest Yoga Teacher Training
at James Island Yoga

Charleston, South Carolina


5 Month Program with Tymi Howard  Bender and Guest Faculty
Program divided into Friday Evening, Saturday & Sunday Weekend Modules
STARTS: January 26th and meets every other weekend (twice per month)

Manifest Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Training Sessions:

Friday 4:30-7:30pm | Saturday 8am-6pm | Sunday 8am-6pm
January 26th-28th, February 9th-11th, March 1st-3rd,
March 8th-10th, March 22nd-24th,
April 12th-14th, April 26th-28th & May 3rd – 5th

What to Expect

Step into your power, discover your purpose, and take your passion for yoga to the next level in the 200 Hour Manifest Yoga Teacher Training program led by Tymi Howard Bender. Tymi presents yoga teacher trainings unlike any others, taking your practice beyond the asana and carrying you deep into the philosophy, history, and spirituality of your yoga journey.

The Manifest Yoga Teacher Training approach will not only enhance your physical practice, but you will also receive a deep understanding of “off the mat” subjects in the ancient sciences of yoga and holistic modalities, such as Ayurveda, Yin Yoga, Myofascial / Trigger Point Release, Thai Assisted Yoga, Acupressure, Nutrition, Dance, Music, Psychotherapy and more, as they apply in today’s modern world.

A student who has completed the Manifest Yoga International program will leave with the knowledge, skills, and depth of understanding necessary to help others on their Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Mediation, and Pranayama journeys. At the end of the training, you will qualify for a 200-hour RYT accreditation by Yoga Alliance.

Our 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training will include (but is not limited to): Techniques, Training, and Practice, include asana, pranayama, meditation, instruction techniques, and guided practice.

Teaching Methodology, including teaching communication skills, group dynamics, time management, teaching boundaries, addressing students’ specific needs, teaching styles, demonstrating asanas, assists, and the business of yoga

Anatomy and Physiology, including the anatomy of breathing, human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.), and may also include energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.), and its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle, and Ethics for Yoga Teachers, including yoga philosophies and traditional texts, such as the Yoga Sutras and Hatha Yoga Pradipika, yoga lifestyle, ethics for yoga teachers, and understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service.
Practice Teaching: Each trainee will have significant teaching as the lead instructor and will receive and give valuable feedback


Non-Refundable Deposit: $300

Tuition Option 1: Pay $300 deposit and then 6 monthly payments of $500 each (total $3,300)
Tuition Option 2: Pay in full $300 non-refundable deposit plus $2,700 (total $3,000)

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING (YTT) FEES: All Registration Fees, Deposits, Session Fees or Pre-paid training fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING ATTENDANCE: The minimum hours required for attendance by Yoga Alliance must be attended in order to graduate.

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION: In order to graduate, all required in-person hours, virtual sessions and non-contact hours must be completed. Also required for graduation, all homework assignments must be submitted, all practice classes instructed and all training fees must be paid.

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING EARLY DISMISSAL: YTT participants that are frequently late or absent without prior communication may be dismissed from the training to preserve the quality of content and focus of the group.

Tymi Howard Bender is an internationally known Yoga Alliance 500 E-RYT yoga teacher. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, creator of Manifest Yoga International Teacher Train

Tymi Howard

Owner / Director

My name is Candace Blair, and I returned home to America in 2017 after working 20 years as a finance executive on trading floors in Zurich & London. It is a great honour and tr

Candace Blair

Guest Teacher

After having been involved in a lifetime of fitness, playing competitive tennis in college and competing in triathlons for 18 years, Scott began practicing yoga seeking more balanc

Scott Temples

Guest Teacher

Polly Savoie Christy 800 Hour Advanced Certified Jivamukti Teacher and Master of Acupuncture. Practicing meditation since visiting a Theravada Buddhist monastery in Kyoto, Japan at

Polly Savoie Christy

Résident Teacher

Kateryna Panasovska is a dedicated yogi with over 500hr of teacher trainings under her belt. She took her first 200hrs in India at the Ayur-Yoga Eco Ashram in 2018 and went on to c

Kateryna Panasovska

Resident Teachers

Erin is passionate about movement, nutrition and sleep to preserve our cognition and mobility/LONGEVITY… More yoga, more breath! Erin is a Certified Functional Medicine Healt

Erin Harrington

Resident Teachers

Tony began his yoga practice with Bikram in Chicago and continued with his 200-hour Yoga Alliance Training at Corepower Yoga. He’s had advanced training in Vinyasa Flow, Yin,

Tony Beard

200 E-RYT

Stacy is a grateful mama, wife and yoga teacher living in Charleston, SC. Teaching yoga since 2009, her classes are purposeful, grounded and creative; with a bit of sweetness and h

Stacy Peth


Danielle Giovannone is a health and fitness enthusiast who has trained in all kinds of sports, martial arts, dance and yoga. Danielle is a 200 Hour RYT, who has also trained in Yi

Danielle Giovannone

200 RYT

Jennifer Gibson has been practicing yoga for over 15 years and is currently working towards her 500-hour certification. She is the mother of three amazing children and a successful

Jennifer Gibson

200 ERYT

J. Steven has been teaching yoga, movement and meditation for 15+ years. His classes have a user friendly, “do what you can” approach. Expect a playful, challenging (if

J. Steven Willard

Resident Yoga Teacher

Kat has taught yoga for over 17 years using a unique style that builds strength and flexibility by focusing on alignment and slow flowing movement. An anatomy expert, Kat explains

Kat Hendrix

PhD, ERYT-500

Jessica has been saturated in the Charleston fitness and wellness community for over 20 years, the last 10 years she spent as a private personal strength and holistic fitness coach

Jessica Maria

Resident Teachers