Get to know our Teachers

ChauKei Ngai

2013 Yoga Champion, TedxLiverpool speaker and YogaUP Founding Director.

Leslie Kaminoff

Yoga educator, Internationally recognized specialist with four decades’ experience in the fields of yoga and breath anatomy.

Yogesh Varun

Experienced Yoga Master, Yogesh specializes in Hatha, Pranayama, Meditation, and Yoga Therapy.

Why Virtual Teacher Training?

Learn to teach yoga online at the comfort of your home or wherever you are in the world or simply deepen your knowledge and understanding with the practice.

Our Virtual teacher training is highly interactive yet self-paced, and will fully equip you to teach yoga & mindfulness in studios, schools, businesses and even online.

Program features

You’ll immerse into, and learn to teach, Vinyasa yoga and Hatha yoga

Our online yoga teacher training certification uses our Yoga Alliance approved curriculum

You will learn to teach confidently in front of a room full of people, and also in front of a single camera.

This is not a ‘work by yourself’ training. Instead this is a highly interactive training with live classrooms as well as self-paced components.

You don’t need to have an advanced yoga practice to register for this program. You can start right where you are.

There are no pre-requisites for this training.

Registration Procedure

  • The regular registration fee for this RYT yoga teacher training is HKD$ 31,000
  • With this training HK$18,600 which includes the manual and all other materials.


  1. If you are joining with a friend or family member, You are entitled to receive a refund from your payment total of HK$1,500upon successful registration and payment of the family member /friend.
  2. Feel free to contact us for special arrangements, or for groups larger than 2.

Is this a full 200HR Teacher Training?

  • Certainly it is, upon completion of the training you will be a certified yoga teacher.
  • You can begin to teach at any time, in any environment. You can proceed to have an interview for teaching jobs, share yoga with your friends or at school, or at work, immediately upon completion.

Your 200HR consists of:

Study hours, including reading manual & textbooks

Live zoom classrooms (or replays)

Teaching videos in our learning platform

Online live yoga practice sessions

Practice teaching with your fellow students online or a friend / family member in person

Upon completion of the basic course requirements, your 200 hours of study, and demonstrated your teaching skills with a video class, you will be a certified yoga teacher! If you’d like, you can register with the Yoga Alliance.

Training Modules

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Breathwork & Meditation
  • Mindfulness & Teaching in Schools
  • Inquiry Practices
  • Ethics of a yoga teacher
  • History and Philosophy Asana (pose) breakdown, practice and teaching
  • Class sequencing
  • Business of yoga Practice teaching
  • And much more!

Weekend Schedule

(Following HK Standard time or UTC/GMT+8).

  • Saturday: 9am – 5pm
  • Sunday 1pm – 5pm

(*Schedule subject to change with prior notice)


How are the classes will be facilitated?
  • All classes are ONLINE – each classes are LIVE and will be held via Zoom
What If I miss the LIVE session, is there a replay?
  • Because the LIVE classes are in HK Timezone (UTC/GMT+8) thus we expect there maybe some participants who might miss the LIVE class.
  • Because of that, we are to record each LIVE sessions and will be uploaded on a participants access site (provided upon sign up).
Is this Yoga Alliance Certified?
  • Yes, YogaUP has been a Yoga Alliance Certified School since 2017, and was approved to run both trainings Online and In-person, so we guarantee you that upon completion of the training, a certificate shall be granted.
What is the language of the whole course?

The whole training session will be conducted in English

What are the requirements to join the training?

This training is open for all who Aspire to be a Yoga teacher and to those who wanted to deepen their level of understanding and knowledge of the practice.

Thus the requirements are very simple:

  • At least 3-6 months average yoga practice
  • Provide us all necessary details upon your registration
  • And complete payment

Have a questions?

Let’s Keep in Touch, Ask us!

ChauKei Ngai

A modern yogini, grew up in Canada graduated in Psychology in York University, recently moved back to Hong Kong which is one of the places she called home. She studied in Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic medicine, Bikram Yoga, and Ana Forrest Yoga. She has been teaching yoga worldwide since 2006.

In 2013, she won the prestigious International Yoga Sports Federation Championship, the world’s largest international yoga competition with participants from over 25 countries. A two time Silver medalist and one time Bronze medalist, Chaukei became the first champion to have earned all three medals. ChauKei has been featured in VOGUE and Harper’s Bazaar Magazine in China. She’s also been seen on the cover of Shine magazine in Australia and Sportsoho in Hong Kong and recently a TedxLivepool speaker where she talked about Undress your fear

Leslie Kaminoff

A yoga educator inspired by the tradition of T.K.V. Desikachar. He is an internationally recognized specialist with four decades’ experience in the fields of yoga and breath anatomy. He leads workshops for many of the leading yoga associations, schools and training programs in the world.

Leslie is the founder of The Breathing Project, a New York City based non-profit educational corporation which ran highly respected year-long courses in yoga anatomy from 2003 to 2017. Those courses have been available online to a worldwide audience at yogaanatomy.net since 2011. Currently there are over 5000 students from at least 46 countries participating in this growing online community

Yogesh Varun

A close disciple of South India’s Yoga Guru Dr. Asana Andiappan, Master Yogesh is an experienced, well-qualified instructor with undergraduate and postgraduate diplomas in Yoga and Naturopathy. He started practicing oga at the age of 10, and has won many yoga awards in zonal and district level competitions.

As an Experienced Yoga Master, Yogesh specializes in Hatha, Pranayama, Meditation, and Yoga Therapy. With a laidback and friendly disposition, Yogesh is among the centre’s most cheerful and approachable  yoga master.