Train to become a Yoga Teacher in this Yoga Alliance Certified program taught by Master Trainer Danielle Day.

Open Up! is the highest rated teacher training program in the Northwest, with over 500 graduates in 57 200-hour sessions.
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What Sets Open Up! Apart

Open Up! prepares you in real time to be Show-Ready Day One after graduating. You won’t read tons of books, or write tons of papers, and do tons of homework. What you will do is practice tons of teaching. Effective teaching! Every session, every time, in 200 hours, this program puts you up there, front and center, helping you learn to cue safe, effective and delightful yoga classes. With our proprietary system, you will master “The 5 Facets of a Brilliant Class” as codified by Danielle after years and years, training hundreds and hundreds of the region’s best-loved professional yoga teachers….and many studio owners!

Since 2013, Danielle has become the region’s most experienced Yoga Teacher Trainer, honing her program and refining her system in 57 (and counting) of her 200 RYT sessions. There is no trainer in the Pacific Northwest with more experience training top teachers than Danielle Day. 

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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will be postponing in-person training sessions. In the meantime, we offer resources for you to get a jump start on your journey.

Light Not Might

The Official Podcast of Open Up Yoga Teacher Training

Danielle presents her “organized storytelling” of yoga teacher training, lovingly illuminated through her unique style of humor, profanity, and Sanskrit. 

Light Not Might is about learning radical self-acceptance. Whether you’re new to Yoga or have a deep practice, this is for everyone. 

Danielle’s stories will give you insight into the world of Yoga and her quest to give people the tools to create their best lives.





Teaching Yoga: The Side-Hustle to Save the World: How To Live Your Yoga & Earn Your Living

Yoga can save the world, but can you actually earn a living teaching it? How do the world’s best Yoga teachers make ends meet, while making the world an even better place? Are you ready to make Yoga your “side-hustle”? Study at home using Danielle’s myriad tips, tricks and strategies designed to prepare yogis of any level to guide safe, effective and fun classes to students of all abilities.

Available on Kindle

Open Up Yoga TT YouTube Channel

Our YouTube channel brings you tons of content that you can use for your own practice as well as guidance for your journey towards becoming a teacher. This is actual content from our training and all counts towards your certification hours, and it’s all free!

Take full classes, workshops, study guides, and our special Namaste At Home series which includes a 14-day challenge.

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