Senior yoga teachers Elizabeth Gray and Karen Guzak are partnering to bring the ultimate in yoga teacher training to Snohomish.

The 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified program immerses you in the teachings and practices of Viniyoga, a style of yoga that adapts the various means and methods of practice to the unique condition, needs, and interests of each individual.

The seven-month training begins January 10, 2019, and culminates in a five-day, four-night yoga retreat in July.

Elizabeth Gray
Elizabeth Gray, the founder of Sarva Yoga Therapy, has completed a 200-hour yoga teacher certification with 8 Limbs Yoga Centers and a 500-hour certification with Essential Yoga Therapy in the Viniyoga tradition. She is also an IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist. Elizabeth is passionate about helping students positively transform their lives through the practice of Yoga.

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Karen Guzak, the owner of Yoga Circle Studio, has been practicing yoga for 29 years and teaching for 19. She has earned a reputation for her abilities to teach to each student’s individual need. She continually collaborates and studies with several other master teachers to expand her knowledge of yoga. Grace and Humor guide her.

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Header Image: (From Left to Right) Elizabeth Gray, Instructor; Candace McKenna; Jody Bernston; Elaine McClain; Carrie Blair; Zarabeth Wilkins; Jennifer Condon; Ellen Lipinski; Donna Witte; Charlene Hoffman; Denise Mayer; Shelby Campbell; Susan Fusillo; Emily Painter; Rocky Angell; Bana Leiker; Juliana Rose; and Karen Guzak, Instructor.

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What You Will Learn

Anatomy: Based on the Anatomy Trains model, which looks at anatomy in the context of whole-body connections and fascial lines rather than as separately detached components;

Philosophy: Including an in-depth study of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the 8 limbs of yoga and the Koshas;

Techniques: Learn the many tools of yoga including, asana (the postures of yoga), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, chant, mudra and more;

Methodology: Learn how to skillfully sequence these tools of yoga together to create a fluid and transformative yoga practice for yourself and your students;

Practicum: Observe, assist and practice the art of sequencing and teaching yoga.

Schedule 2019

Weekend Intensive Dates:
January 10-13
February 7-10
March 7-10
April 11-14
May 9-12
June 6-9

Weekend Intensive Hours:
Thursdays 5:30-8:30p
Fridays 10a-6p
Saturdays 10a-6p
Sundays 9a-5:30p

The teacher training culminates in a five-day retreat at the North Cascades Institue, July 26-30, 2019.

Once your Application has been approved you can Register and Pay for the monthly training HERE.


Tuition is $3,000.

A Non-Refundable Application Fee of $100 is due at submission of the application;

  • Payment Option 1: $2,900 due January 1, 2019;
  • Payment Option 2: Two payments of $1500 each;
  • Payment Option 3: Four-payments of $775.

  • Please direct all questions concerning payments to Elizabeth Gray.

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    Yoga Circle Studio

    Karen Guzak opened the studio in 2003 to provide a beautiful and welcoming place for the practice of yoga. In 2012, Elizabeth Gray joined the circle as a teacher. The studio features a cork floor and is fully equipped with blankets, bolsters, blocks, and straps. As well as, a small kitchen, gift shop, and a lending library is available to enhance your yoga studies.

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    Yoga practice in the AngelArmsWorks Studio.

    Training will take place in two locations: Primary in the studio at 707 Pine Avenue and, secondarily at Karen’s art studio called AngelArmsWorks as it’s in a renovated church located at 230 Avenue B, corner of Third and Avenue B — a 15 minute walk away, in the Historic District of Snohomish.

    Karen and Elizabeth encourage a visit, perhaps take a class which is the best way to enjoy the studio. They welcome your questions.

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