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Our Curriculum

YogaFaith’s 200 & 300 Hour Curriculum is accredited by the Yoga Alliance. YF is one of the only Christ centered schools recognized by the Yoga Alliance. Read about Yoga Faith’s course work, including class topics and required textbooks.

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YogaFaith’s Statement of Faith

The Bible: We believe the entire Bible is inspired by God and His Holy Spirit. It is free from any error and complete. The Bible is the authority on which we base our faith, conduct and doctrine. (1 Corinthians 2:13, 2 Timothy 3:16)

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Our Mission

Our mission is to guide others into a sacred space with The Lord through Christian yoga. This program will deepen your walk with God & you will leave changed with confidence & boldness to transform others! The heart of our ministry is to eradicate human trafficking in our generation. YogaFaith teaches Trauma Sensitive Yoga to traffick survivors globally.

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Communities We Serve Internationally
Trauma and Human Trafficking Victims
Victims of hate crimes and domestic violence
Pregnant teens, Teen Mothers
Seniors and Limited Mobility
Homeless Communities

Recent Posts

Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith Launches at Kripalu with David Emerson

Our extraordinary Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith, TSYF, has been in the making for 8 years! That is when we first started working with trauma victims, who we now call survivors! Our first TSYF teacher training an certification will be well worth the wait, and it deserves a launch at such a special and sacred place as […]


Cyber Monday 35% off ALL apparel

Shop Monday Nov. 28th, 2016


Black Friday 25 on 25

Save 25% on store products! YogaFaith doesn’t have too many sales on products. This is our first year participating in Black Friday. Offer is one day only! Products include: Apparel Virtual Bible Study with Author Jody Thomae Webinars Lead Like Jesus and more [Excludes immersions and modules] One day only! Coupon Code gratitude25  


#yogafaithCHRISTmas, 22 day Challenge

We are SO ELATED TO BRING YOU THIS CHALLENGE! 22 Days of putting Christ back into Christmas through yogafaith and daily meditations! We are all about putting Him back into EVERYTHING….and Christmas is where He belongs in the center of it all! Stacy of Anapoenergy has custom-made a 108 prayer bead, mala with a Crystal, […]


Yes to the Stretch Contest

Has God ever asked you to do something so outlandish and crazy that you knew it had to be from Him?!? I like to say that if it sounds crazy and impossible, that is actually when you know it is from Him! When He asks you to do something that requires a lot of resources […]


YogaFaith 12 Step Program launches!

When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had been sick for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to be made well?” John 5:6 This is our question to you today, do you [really] want to be made whole? Everyone who has a heartbeat battles addiction in some way, shape […]

Falling into Grace | YogaFaith Instructor Stacey Young photographed in beautiful Park City, Utah by Kevin McInnis Photography

Falling into Grace, GraceFULL meditations in September

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” (Ephesians 2:8-10). “What […]

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Immersion Informational Call

Got questions? Here we will come together and connect with one another for a 30-45 minute free conference call to tackle any questions that you may have about joining the YogaFaith Family, attending our distant learning or hands – on teacher training and immersions. These calls are open to all! *** If you are registered […]


God’s Creative Gift YF Virtual Bible Study, 8/16-9/27/16

YogaFaith Virtual Bible Study with Jody Thomae, YF Instructor & author of God’s Creative Gift.  Proceeds go to the Howell family,  their second adoption-they are adopting 3 special need children, in addition to their two special need children, see here. You can donate on their link, or here, we will be presenting one donation on August 27th, the final YogaFaith […]


YF SoCal Postures of Prayer Workshop

            Come explore the postures of prayer on July 2, 2016 in Aliso Viejo, CA. Learn how to combine your faith with the physical practice of yoga, we call it YogaFaith, We’ll explore the postures of prayer in the bible and discuss their relationship to yoga postures. You’ll leave changed […]

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Just believe

“Just believe.” It sounds so simple, yet time after time we fail to obey this command from our Father. In John 11:40 Jesus tells Martha to roll away the stone from the tomb where her brother Lazarus was buried four days prior. After complaining that if Jesus was there her brother would have never died […]


Yogafaith at Yoga Journal Live San Diego June 24-27, 2016

Yoga Journal LIVE! San Diego 2016 June 24-27, 2016 | Hotel del Coronado | Early bird pricing through May 15, 2016 Meet YogaFaith at the Del! Come say hello at the Market Place, we are in space T-4. Introduce yourself, pick up products, or apply to receive one of three remaining $500 Scholarships for the […]


Need an [affordable] get-away?

Come, get away with us! Park City Utah; Situated in one of the most beautiful places in America, this gorgeous home is the perfect get away. 4 days, 3 nights for only $295! See Details Here

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April Showers of Mercy YogaFaith Challenge

30 days of connecting to the heart of God in a new, refreshing way! Join us for our April Showers of Mercy YogaFaith Challenge! Have you been digging trenches for some time now? Are you exhausted from trying in your own strength to make things happen? Would you like to set the plow aside and […]

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God Created Energy

GOD CREATED ENERGY [exert from Stretching Your Faith, written by Michelle Thielen] To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me. Colossians 1:20 Knowing that Christ dwells within us, and His Holy Spirit guides us, we conclude that He gives us life, vitality, and energy. Colossians 1:20 says […]

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YogaFaith for Trauma & Traffick Survivors, Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TSY)

+Human Trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world +More than 27 million people in bondage around the globe +1-2% of victims are ever released +Average age of a victim is 12 +Since 2009, trafficking has grossed more than NIKE, Starbucks and Google combined YogaFaith has had the honor and privilege to share Jesus […]

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YogaFaith’s Tree of Life and the 8 Limbs

YogaFaith’s Tree of Life is rooted in Christ and explores the fruit of the Spirit as well as the classical 8 Limbs. Learn more about rooting your practice in Christ at YogaFaith. Jesus first yoga second.


Be Brave! God is Calling You Out!

Don’t miss your season! If God has led you here, heed the calling! The world is not well and Christ needs His kids to be revived, restored, and made whole. Join a very special family of imperfect people on fire for Christ and shining our lights with boldness and confidence to glorify a living God. […]


Congratulations to Monette Benjamin, she received a $500 scholarship!

Congratulations Monette!  Thank you for taking the time to apply for a scholarship and committing to service yoga in your community. We know that this scholarship will serve you and your community well! We will see you in Chicago in May!

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Become a YogaFaith Ambassador

Are you interested in becoming an integral part of the YogaFaith Family and core leadership team? Do you love to travel, share Jesus and yoga? Do you love to teach, inspire, and lead like Jesus? Use the gifts and talents that God has placed within you to reach a lost and hurting world through Him and […]

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Summer { June } Training in Park City, Utah

Save the dates! June 10-16th, 2016 a YogaFaith Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in beautiful Park City, Utah. Following, a 3 day, 2 night Retreat to relax and fellowship! This training will be $1995 early bird until March 15th, $2495 thereafter   More details to follow, thank you for your patience! Reserve your space HERE Purchase HERE

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YogaFaith London

Join Rie Frilund Skårhøj, YogaFaith Ambassador and RYT in London! March 1, 2016 7:30-8:45pm Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate Park Parade, Harrogate This is a free event

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Join any Immersion Simply to Retreat & Fellowship

Did you know that you can retreat or re-retreat with absolutely no pressure at any of our teacher trainings?! Come fellowship again, have as much space to wander, create, breathe, absorb more training, spend time with the Lord and your YF family! Depending on the immersion you join, it could be as low as $50 […]

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YogaFaith Live Stream Class on Periscope Follow @yogafaith

 Follow YogaFaith on Periscope for Live Streaming classes, digging in the Word, and just plain ol’ good information to help you find wholeness: mind, body, spirit and soul!     Save the Date: Feb. 21, 2016 6-7pm PST 7-8pm MT 8-9pm CST 9-10pm EST

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Leadership Training with Michelle Thielen

This leadership class has not only taught me about how to lead well, but also how to become a better disciple of Christ. Everything about Yoga Faith is true to its word…Jesus first and yoga second. It focuses on building your relationship with Christ and sharing on a larger platform. The information that I received […]


YogaFaith’s New Certification | Continued Education Credits

Congratulations to our recent graduating class of Registered YogaFaith Children’s Trainers! This 5 module course can be done at your own pace from the privacy of your own home. Lead the next generation to have a heart for God! See here for more details Need to renew a certificate? Click HERE

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YogaFaith Connection Call

THIS CALL IS OPEN TO ALL CHRISTIAN YOGIS: LETS CONNECT! COMMUNITY REQUIRES INTENTION! YogaFaith Instructor Connection Call EVERY FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH Are you going through a module, graduated or about to graduate? Or simply want a space to connect with other Christian yogi’s? This call is to connect our growing family so we […]

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Goobye for now, Join Michelle 2/21/16 Lakewood, WA

It has been an incredible run and I am extremely grateful for the long time support and generosity of Glenda Sheppard at Lakewood Holistic Yoga and Wellness, fka Studio Hot Yoga and Wellness. This is YogaFaith’s longest running class as she graciously opened her hands and space many years ago for people to come, freely, […]


YogaFaith Homeless Outreach (Seattle)

Items needed: Anything warm (gloves, scarves, blankets, hats, blankets, etc.), gently used or new yoga mats, runners or any lightweight and mobile padding to sleep on. Bring donation to the Hot Yoga at the Edge in Puyallup on or before January 9th. Be a part of the blessing, meet us 1/9 at HYattheEdge 10:30am or […]


Your 2016 Intention, got one?

Many times we set our intention before a yoga class. It helps guide us or keep us on track. Have you ever set an intention for your day? Week? Year? I think these are important if we want to stay on course. Let’s decide together to make 2016 the best year yet! Let’s set an […]


Only one black Friday offers eternal savings

    Only one Black Friday offers eternal savings. Remember, whatever darkness is surrounding you, a lot can happen in 3 days. Jesus was pronounced dead and placed in a dark cave on Friday, on Sunday He rose from the dead to bring you and I LIFE! An abundant life! Besides the miracle of being […]


Oh Holy Night YogaFaith Classes

Oh Holy Night Join us in December to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. Class is donation based and requires no membership, gifts will be given! Lakewood Holistic Yoga & Wellness, Dec 11, 2015 6:30-7:30pm (non-heated class) 7504 86th St SW Lakewood, WA 98498 Hot Yoga at the Edge, Dec. 12, 2015 Heated Class “Hot […]


YogaFaith Class Descriptions

Yoga Faith categories A typical Yoga Faith session lasts 60- 90 minutes, includes prayer,  meditation, movement (worship to the Lord or Prayers in Motion as we like to call it) rest and stillness. Some classes include praise and worship music, soft instrumental or no music at all. Many classes include a cross to keep our […]


Webinar: Healing Emotional Trauma with Essential Oils & YogaFaith

Be set free of emotional trauma and wounds When Jesus saw him and knew he had been ill for a long time, He asked him, “Would you like to get well?” John 5:6 If you missed the first one don’t miss it again! [time can be credited towards a 200 or 300 YTT]   Join YogaFaith […]


October’s Be Still Challenge, Can You Get Still Each Day?

Be Still Challenge Welcome to the Be Still Challenge! Thank you for sharing this journey with us. I believe you won’t regret it. I encourage you to prepare and expect to hear from God. Make room! Click Here to Join us!Remember to share! share! share! the great news of getting still! One share-ER will receive a […]


New tanks! B E L O V E

Spread the love, BELOVE! Port & Company® Ladies 5.4-Oz 100% Cotton BELOVE Tank Top 5.4-ounce, 100% cotton Removable tag for comfort and relabeling Side seamed with a contoured body for a feminine fit Scalloped hem Sizes xs-xl

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Back from Summer, Michelle’s class resumes

Please join us as we come back to the sacred space of YogaFaith in Lakewood after summer break. Thank you to Glenda Higgins of Lakewood Holistic Yoga & Wellness for being our long time supporter and friend! She has donated her space for several years now and we are elated to be back from summer […]


Be Brave! God is calling you out!

Don’t miss your season! If God has led you here, heed the calling! The world is not well and Christ needs His kids to be revived, restored, and made whole. Join a very special family of imperfect people on fire for Christ and shining our lights with boldness and confidence to glorify a living God. […]


New! Military Discounts

 Honoring all branches of our military for proudly serving our country. Thank you, YogaFaith  YogaFaith is happy to announce we now offer a 10% discount on all our items, products and trainings! This discount cannot be combined with scholarships or early bird discounts. YogaFaith is also a MyCAA Approved Educator. Click HERE to see if […]


Yoga Journal LIVE! & YogaFaith, Estes Park, Colorado

Join YogaFaith and Yoga Journal LIVE! Sept. 29th-Oct 4th, 2015 in Estes Park, Colorado For all the details see HERE To redeem YogaFaith’s Promo Code, click HERE, Enter Promo: SMILE [Stop by our booth at the Market place to enter our scholarship pool.]


YogaFaith Rocks the Park Arizona 10/11

Join us Opening Day, FREE, Sept 13th in Phoenix AZ at Yoga Rocks the Park! Thank you for coming to Yoga Rocks the Park, we will see you October 11th in Tempe! Closing Day: FREE,  Sunday October 11, 2015 Tempe City Center Tempe AZ   Stop op by our booth and introduce yourself or enter […]


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