Yoga Illumined 2015-2016 Schedule

Yoga Illumined, Yoga Teacher Trainings, Austin, Texas

Yoga Illumined teaches Yoga as a Lifestyle, not just something one practices for a few hours a day, but in every moment. Yoga Illumined’s mission is to illuminate your daily life with the transformative practices of Yoga. Our programs include immersions, lifestyle training programs, workshops, retreats and 200-500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training courses.




Yoga Lesson


Oct 23-25

6:00pm-10:00pm8:00am-10:00am and 1:00pm-6:00pmPatanjali’s 8-limbs of Yoga Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi & Chapter 1 of the Yoga Sutras.

Nov 6-8

6:00pm-10:00pm8:00am-10:00am and 1:00pm-6:00pmYoga Meditation & Kriya Yoga Build an “asana,” a seat for meditation & learn the building blocks of standing poses, with focus on Chapter 2 of the Yoga Sutras.

Nov 13-15

6:00pm-10:00pm8:00am-10:00am and 1:00pm-6:00pmSanskrit and the Language of Yoga & Chakras Learn the basics of Sanskrit,and its power to open up your Voice, speech and  the subtle energetics of your chakra system.

Dec 4-6

6:00pm-10:00pm8:00am-10:00am and 1:00pm-6:00pmYoga Nidra, Pranayama and Pratyahara Explore the Yoga of Relaxation, Sleep and surrender. We will also dive into the Pranas, “Vayus” (Airs) in the body and how to work with them on and off the Yoga mat.

Jan 22-24

6:00pm-10:00pm8:00am-10:00am and 1:00pm-6:00pmThe Yoga of Money How to work with the energies of money, abundance and power.

Feb 5-7

6:00pm-10:00pm8:00am-10:00am and 1:00pm-6:00pmThe Yoga of Health: Ayurveda Integrate one of the oldest schools of Medicine and its prescriptions for health into your daily life.

Feb 19-21

6:00pm-10:00pm8:00am-10:00am and 1:00pm-6:00pmSiddha Yoga Explore the supernatural powers of Yoga, Chapter 3 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.

Mar 4-6

6:00pm-10:00pm8:00am-10:00am and 1:00pm-6:00pmKaivalyam & The Yoga of Voice  Self-analysis, Self-knowledge, Enlightenment and the Path of ‘I-AM,  Chapter 4 of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras &Honing your speaking, singing and silent Voice of the Witness. 

Yoga Illumined 2015 - 2016 - Registration Information

200-Hour Yoga Illumined Yoga Teacher Training: For those who wish to teach and embody the practices of Yoga.

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Sumukhi Kristina Lanuza and Zoe Mantarakis are the founders and co-owners of Yoga Illumined, LLC.

Sumukhi Kristina Lanuza and Zoe Mantarakis, Co-Creators of Yoga Illumined and Teaching Staff guide you into a deeper understanding of Yoga and its practices for enlightening and freeing the mind and the heart. Yoga Illumined hosts 200 Hour-500 Hour teacher training programs.

At the 200-Hour level, sign up for all seven Yoga Illumined Weekends at  Yoga Illumined for $3000 by October 15, 2015 OR provide a non-refundable $700 deposit and pay $400 monthly ($3500 total).  Drop-in rate is $450 per weekend (FridaySunday).


Yoga Illumined will confirm your enrollment into the program upon interview and receipt of Registration.

  • To apply for a scholarship please send an email to A few scholarships are granted every year for those who display need and commitment to the practices.  Scholarships are $750 off the tuition of $3000 plus 25 Hours of Work-Study.

Please contact Yoga Illumined at once you have been confirmed by Sumukhi, Zoe or Yoga Illumined Staff for enrollment to pay for Yoga Illumined Teacher Training.  You may also call us at 866-447-6943Yoga Illumined is located at 3801 S. Congress Ave. #111 Austin, Texas 78704.

Online enrollment at Yoga Illumined is ONLY for full payment; if you wish to set up a payment plan or have been awarded a scholarship please email to complete your registration.  Scholarships are a first-come, first-serve basis.  Qualifying candidates will receive work-study assignments in exchange for $750 off tuition.  

In addition, participants will be required to fulfill the following “contact hours” over the course of the entire program, to be completed by end of March 2016. Further details and instruction regarding these contact hours will be given once training commences. 10 classes attended taught by Zoe 10 classes attended -taught by Sumukhi 3 classes observed taught by Zoe 3 classes observed -taught by Sumukhi 1 class assisted taught by Zoe 1 class assisted -taught by Sumukhi 2 hour midterm- date to be determined and voted upon by trainees. Totaling: 30 Contact Hours.

Sign up for all seven Yoga Illumined Weekends for $3000 by September 1, 2015 OR provide a non-refundable $700 deposit and pay $400 monthly (total payment plan = $3500)- to register for the payment plan please contact Yoga Illumined at Drop-in rate is $450 per weekend (drop-ins do not qualify for full program certification).

Credit cards and checks are accepted. All funds will be collected by Yoga Illumined

Yoga Illumined is a registered 200-Hour Teacher Training Program with Yoga Alliance. For those who wish to receive a 200-Hour Teacher Certification, 100% Attendance is required with no make-up dates. For more information on the Program, visit

Home Study GuideBooks are not included in the course fees and can be purchased directly from Zoe Mantarakis. Required texts (also not included in course fees): The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali translated by Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati (Ramamurti S. Mishra, M.D.), Fundamentals of Yoga by Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati, Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar,  Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germaine. Texts can be purchased on or at Ananda Ashram’s online store –

Texts not required but recommended include:

  • The Textbook of Yoga Psychology by Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati, Ramamurti S. Mishra, M.D.
  • Anatomy of the Spirit by Caroline Myss, Ph.D.

For questions, email or call 866-447-6943.