Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM HST
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Windward Family Wellness Center 
47-388 Hui Iwa Street, Suite 21
Kaneohe, HI 96744

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Murti Hower 
Maha Yoga Institute | Murti & Larina 

Free Class/Open House for Maha Yoga Institute Yoga Alliance Immersion/Teacher Training – 200 Hour 


Sunday, July 9th


Please meet first at Open House Orientation - 4pm - 4:45pm

at Windward Family Wellness Center
47-388 Hui Iwa St., Suite 21
Kaneohe, HI 96744

After we congregate first at Windward Family Wellness Center, we will drive up to the Temple Valley location to ensure no one gets lost.

Yoga by Ko’olau Mountains -- 5:30pm - 6:30pm
at Temple Valley
Ocean View Terrace
(please see detailed directions below)

Free Yoga Class at Ko’olau Mountains for Teacher Training Open House with Murti Hower! Reserve your spot for July 9th free class now! This class is held at an incredible outdoor location at foothills of the majestic Ko’olau Mountains with a sweeping ocean view. We have access to this location for several of classes during the teacher training!

Temple Valley is located across from the Ko'olau Shopping Center in Kaneohe, right across from the Times Supermarket.

Once you enter Temple Valley, ask the person at the front gate to direct you to Ocean View Terrace, which is the beautiful location where the class will be offered.  You'll drive up the hill and swing around to the left of the Buddhist Temple. Continue up the hill to the left until you come to a beautiful little garden courtyard area with small fountains. You'll see us under a tent large enough to accommodate 20 or so people.

Please bring your own mats, blocks, strap, blanket if you have them, and of course, some water.  It's cool and breezy up there, with a
gorgeous view of Kaneohe Bay, so you'll be both comfortable and

Learn from Murti Hower. . .

choose EXPERIENCE for your Teacher Training!


Murti Hower is a master teacher, well known and respected on Oahu, has been practicing Hatha Yoga since 1982 and teaching for 29 years. Many yoga teachers on Oahu were originally trained by Murti through teacher training programs he helped develop and now through his own teacher training program – Maha Yoga Institute.

Murti is one of the most experienced on the island running teacher training programs, with over 18 years of experience facilitating these intensive 200 Hour programs.

Meet the rest of the teaching faculty at the upcoming Maha Yoga Institute Training below!

Larina Hawkins-Hower | RYT-200hr

Larina has 20 years of experience exploring asanas and doing healing energy work.  She co-teaches with her husband Murti Hower at Maha Yoga Institute with an emphasis on vinyasa flow yoga, restorative yoga, alignment adjustments and aromatherapy. She and Murti Hower have developed Tantra Partner Yoga For Couples® workshops and retreats which are a wonderful way for couples to connect, to see the divine in each other and to awaken the spark of connection. Larina also has a depth of experience in the area of "conscious dance" holding regular ecstatic dance events monthly. Larina is 200HR certified through Yoga Alliance and also holds a certification in Yoga Trance Dance™ with Shiva Rea.

Dr. Shayne Guthrie |  Yoga Anatomy

Shayne Guthrie uses chiropractic care to improve the health and wellness in all areas of patient's lives, whether they are having problems with back pain or neck pain, or just want to start feeling better when they wake up in the morning.  Dr. Guthrie takes a "whole person" approach in chiropractic care, which means looking for the underlying causes of disease, discomfort, and pain, as opposed to just treating the symptoms. Many seemingly unrelated symptoms often arise from imbalances in the spinal column, and Dr. Guthrie will be able to determine the root of the pain and create a personalized chiropractic and wellness plan to suit each patient's individual needs. Under the supervision and care of our caring and skilled chiropractor, patients report higher functioning in all areas of their lives.


Sign up now to hold your spot in training!


Please fill out short online application

and hold your spot with $100 application fee.

(The application fee is non-refundable and will be applied toward your tuition.)

Is it time to get certified to teach or simply deepen your practice?

This training is a perfect fit to satisfy both types of yoga practitioners.

 Learn how to share the bliss of yoga practice with others!



August 11, 2017-November 5, 2017
Break (Sept. 22 - 24)

Class times

Friday: 5pm-8:30pm
Saturday: 5pm-8:30pm

Sunday: 2pm-7:30pm


Price of Training

Early Bird Price: $2900

Regular Price: $3100

Payment Programs available! Please ask us about our payment programs.

Read our 5-Star Yoga Alliance Student Testimonials!


5 STAR Review, YogaAlliance.org

“Murti and Larina were amazing in their ability to share their knowledge and practice of yoga in a way that made me feel not only was I profoundly deepening my journey as a yoga student, but they also gave me the confidence to make the transition to teaching. I cannot put into words how lucky I feel to have found Murti and Larina and to have been able to go through their training. Not only are they both two of the most wonderfully nice and loving people I have ever met, they are incredible teachers with the capacity to train. I can truly say that both of their knowledge, experience and compassion made the experience so enriching and insightful – even if I were to not teach, I feel like the transformations I was able to make not only in my yoga practice but in who I am as a person made the training so worth it. I give the highest rating I can to Maha Yoga Institute and feel so honored to be able to write this review.”
- Merideth Cleary

5 STAR Review, YogaAlliance.org

“This 200 hour training with Maha Yoga Institute with Murti Hower is highly recommended by me, a recent student of Murti’s. I completed the 200 hour training and there is no greater feeling than that of which you feel after a yoga session on the yoga mat. Your body and mind connect, worries you once had seem dismal and disappear in the Asanas and all the teachings of the Ashtanga breath work, the relaxation at the end of class with the joy of having Murti’s loving wife and aid to share her bodywork and essential oils, the melting of all the worries of small things go away to a space where they don’t bother you anymore. Once I began the journey into yoga, there was no turning back for me, I ached for more of this beautiful (and hard) work of the body mind soul…tears ran down my cheeks as my heart opened and let out things I had been holding onto for a long time. Maha Yoga Institute is the best if you are searching for more in your life, for a compassionate and knowledgeable teacher who has over 30 years in teaching. I got peaceful through this yoga journey. I forgave people who had wronged me, I was full of LOVE, COMPASSION, and had a greater understanding of people and their pain and how to disconnect from it and not make it my own. I am a stronger human being and woman for this training with Murti Hower. It has taught me to continue on retreats/classes/teaching/sharing the joy of yoga with anyone who wants to listen. However, not “pushing” it on them. The way Murti teaches leads you into a comfortable safe place and I’m signing up for anything Maha Yoga Institute does in the future, i.e., the 500 hr program later in the year. Yoga with Murti. Sign up, go find your soul, your greater self. It will make the world a better place. Murti will be remembered and written about long after he’s off to his other life…take advantage of Murti’s wonderful teachings now.” :) Jai! Namaste
- Shana Squier

5 STAR Review, YogaAlliance.org

“I had a very rich experience in this training. Murti incorporated many aspects of yoga in to the 200 hour course and gave me a solid foundation to begin teaching the powerful practice of yoga to others.”
- Angel Pikula

Yoga Practitioner, Intermediate

“Having practiced yoga for 14 years, it was time to take my practice deeper. Mainly, I wanted to develop greater knowledge on proper alignment in asanas, or, poses.
Murti’s 200 hr yoga teacher training helped me accomplish this.”
- Alessandra Jann-Jordan

New Student to Yoga

“The classes are enjoyable. You get to know the people in your class very well. After all, you will be spending 200 hours with them. Murti has an entertaining way when he teaches also. It’s fun while challenging at the same time. Bottom line: As Murti told me…I did not regret signing on!! Just do it! You will not regret it! I didn’t!”
- K.S.

Great Price for Quality of Training!

Maha Yoga Institute believes in making yoga accessible to more people and our prices reflect that as being one of the more affordable teacher trainings in town for the level of instructor experience. Along with a reasonable price you will benefit from Murti Hower's decades of teaching experience and learning at a school that is 5-star rated by students who have completed the program with outstanding testimonials!


Don't miss out on the EARLY BIRD PRICE - $2,900

 Pay in full for your training by: JULY 14, 2017

 & Get a $200 discount on your registration fee

+ 1 private yoga session with Murti!