Cloud Nine Yoga School


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NPS Score 8.9/10

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Kapaʻa, HI, USA

Types of Yoga Taught

Flow Yoga

Alignment-Oriented Yoga

Spiritually-Oriented Yoga

Gentle Yoga

Specialty Yoga

Trainings Formats

usually intensive/immersion

spread out over time

Weekends only

several, shorter immersions

trainees stay on-site

trainees commute to the program

Destination / retreat



Other Locations

Cloud Nine Yoga & OG Yoga at The Collective Impact Center
3295 Meade Avenue
San Diego, CA, USA

Cloud Nine Yoga at Calistoga Fit
1006 Washington St
Calistoga, CA, USA

Cloud Nine Yoga at PMAB
PMAB + Movement, Country Center Drive
Pagosa Springs, CO, USA

Cloud Nine Yoga at Rebe Yogini
9850 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV, USA

Cloud Nine Yoga at the Center for Compassion & Connection
2900 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA, USA

Cloud Nine Yoga at Toula Studio
2720 1st Avenue Northeast
Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

About Cloud Nine Yoga

Aloha and Welcome to a Yoga School that has specialized in training Yoga Teachers for over 22 years. Our humble beginnings started in California in 1999 and since then, Cloud Nine Yoga has developed an incredibly diverse, holistic, and accessible 200-hour and a 300-hour...

Aloha and Welcome to a Yoga School that has specialized in training Yoga Teachers for over 22 years.

Our humble beginnings started in California in 1999 and since then, Cloud Nine Yoga has developed an incredibly diverse, holistic, and accessible 200-hour and a 300-hour Yoga Teacher Certification Courses, as well as Pre/Post Natal Yoga & Children's Yoga Certification, and curriculum that extends into Trauma-sensitive practices, yogic philosophy, Ayurveda, and Yin/Restorative Yoga.

We have been Registered with Yoga Alliance since 2002 and have the professionalism, longevity, and accountability that make us a highly respected and credible community organization. Every trainer has an E-RYT 500 teaching designation and a minimum 10 years experience in the field of Yoga. The founder and lead educator, Erika Faith Calig, has taught for over 26 years. She built the School with an emphasis on recognizing diverse learning styles so every student can feel supported and empowered. Curriculum for all courses blend academics with intuition, playfulness with methodology, practicum with heart-felt encouragement.

The trainers and support staff take pride in bringing a high quality education to our students. With a focus on Yoga for Mental Health, we teach 'permission-based' Yoga -- meaning: all practitioners are intiated into movement through alignment cues and invitational language. Practitioners are given tools and a variety of options to adapt the practice to their own body, mood, and conditions. We bring the practice of Yoga down-to-earth and help weave the teachings into all aspects of life.

We teach Hatha Yoga, which is an umbrella term for ALL Yoga styles that link Asana, Pranayama, and Dhyana (postures, breath, meditation). We don't want to live in a box, so we call it "the fun kind of yoga" - the type of Yoga where people laugh, learn, integrate, and grow. 

What matters most to us? Authenticity, peace, and kindness. We strive to find bliss, joy, and meaning in all we do. We care about people more than poses. We honor the Earth and all her creatures. We know that we are in collaborative creation with all Life. So, we promote sharing and caring in every way. Our students become family and we offer generous opportunities for spiritual development and a conscious lifestyle combined with promoting healthy respect for our planet's resources.

Our School is in-person and virtual, hybrid, and traditional. We flex our creativity by providing students with a wide range of learning environments. You can come to an immersion in Kauai, find a school in a location near you, learn in real-time online through Zoom, or acquire certification through a powerful self-paced course on our savvy Online platform. No matter what you choose, we are with you, every step of the way. You are not a number or a dollar sign -- you are a person and we are invested in your education.

Mahalo Nui Loa for reading about Cloud Nine Yoga School. 

First Registered April 2002


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First Registered April 2002

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 366

By Raquel Flaggert RYT® 200

Jun 25, 2024

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By Mary Clare Garrity RYT® 200

Jun 12, 2024

Cloud Nine Yoga teacher training was a life changing event. I went in thinking I knew a little about yoga and came out knowing I know nothing at all! It’s like I climbed this huge mountain only to see that there is an entire world beyond! I am truly thankful for having the experience with such amazing teachers and curriculum. Full Review

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Teaching Staff

Erika Faith


Laura Cropper

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Linda Crossley

E-RYT® 500

JoAnn Jaffe

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Erin McGuire

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Andrea Franz Parks

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Crystal Rios

E-RYT® 500

Rebecca (Rebe) Taylor


Dani Forrest

RYT® 500

Katie Walter

E-RYT® 500

All Teaching Staff (10)

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