Poconos SUP Yoga Certification Retreat
with Miss Melanie Yoga

July 21-23, 2017
Lake Harmony Inn, Lake Harmony Pennsylvania

Ready to take your practice and teaching to the water? Join us this July for a 25 hour SUP Yoga certification in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We are so excited to return for an  incredible, comprehensive paddle board yoga teacher training for Lehigh Valley, Delaware Valley, and Pocono Mountain Region and help to grow the local community of SUP yogis and teachers!

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Lead trainer Melanie Smith has been practicing and teaching SUP Yoga for over three years, and is the founder of Miss Melanie Yoga, the leading provider of SUP Yoga in Western New Jersey and Pennsylvania. SUP Yoga is still very new in this area, so it’s a great time to get on board to expand your teaching offerings! This training will be all inclusive with accommodations at Lake Harmony Inn. Amazing veggie meals and nourishing juice will be prepared on site by Greenmouth Cafe’s owner and creator Sarah Hinsch.

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The calm, quiet waters of Lake Harmony provide the perfect backdrop for our SUP and yoga experience. For students wishing to stay on site, we have an awesome all inclusive package to streamline your travel plans and help you turn your training into a relaxing and rejuvenating retreat. Read on for all the details, and come join us in the scenic Pocono mountains to get SUP Yoga certified!

This 3 day, 25 hour certification program includes:

  • SUP Skills: Forward stroke, turn techniques and maneuvering, board anatomy and handling, launching and landing.
  • Beginner SUP: Clear, concise method for instructing a beginner paddle board lesson.
  • Safety & Rescue: Lifesaving techniques including flip rescue, active & passive drowning victims. Weather and marine hazards, local knowledge.
  • Anchor Systems: Individual and group
  • Aqua Asana: Beginner sequence and how to creatively sequence on the water.
  • Stoked Yogi SUP Yoga Manual (Level 1)
  • Business of SUP Yoga: Starting your business, insurance, permitting, and defining your brand. Fleet sales & ambassador opportunities
  • Equipment provided for duration of training: Glide Yoga Board, paddle, anchor, and PFD.
  • Swag Bag: Awesome gear from our sponsors including water bottle, sunscreen, hat and tank top – plus a few surprise goodies!

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All Inclusive Package (Additional cost, not included in tuition)

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In order to provide the best training experience possible, we require a 200 hour yoga certification (or in progress) and current CPR certification at time of training. If you do not have a 200 hour certification, but have equivalent experience and are actively teaching yoga, please contact us for approval. Not sure? Send us an email to hello@stokedyogi.com.

Ready to apply? Click here.

Why Choose Stoked Yogi?

Simply put, we are the best at what we do as the leading educator in stand up paddle board yoga. Our goal is to build a global network of the most passionate, talented SUP yoga educators on the planet – and we’ve worked hard to create the strongest, most comprehensive curriculum available. Our training is approved by Yoga Alliance, WPA, PaddleFit, NASM, ACE, and SUPIA. Our panel of teachers across the United States has trained over five hundred SUP yoga professionals in the past five years, and taught tens of thousands of students. Stoked Yogi’s teaching team brings together six of the most inspiring and enthusiastic SUP Yoga teachers and businesses in the country to create a program that integrates a wide range of local knowledge and experience.

Choosing Stoked Yogi Teacher Training will also give you access to the largest global ambassador program for SUP yoga, and awesome future opportunities like assisting or even facilitating teacher trainings, workshops, retreats, and festivals in partnership with Glide Paddle Yoga.

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Meet the Trainer

Pennsylvania teacher training is led by Melanie Smith, owner of Miss Melanie Yoga, Stoked Yogi Teacher Trainer. Melanie completed her SUP Yoga certification in San Diego in 2012 and has been an innovator and leading SUP Yoga provider in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey areas since.

Tuition (Does NOT include accommodations)

Early Bird Tuition (Paid in full 30 days prior): $795
Regular Tuition: $895
Military/Student: 10% off for active duty/retired military (and dependents) and full time students receive an additional 10% off training (must show valid ID).

Location & Accommodations

NOTE: Registration for accommodations & meals will open February 1 and be paid directly to MissMelanieYoga.com

Training will meet and launch daily from Lake Harmony Inn in Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania. Students are strongly encouraged to take advantage of on site lodging and meals through our all-inclusive package, as there is limited affordable lodging in the region and we create a fantastic retreat experience for you!

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150 feet of lake front property with 2 docks – this is the highlight of our no-stress SUP Yoga retreat! A large grass yard with lounge chairs, beach area, outdoor seating, picnic areas, 3 fire pits, 2 grills, hammock, volleyball net, boat rentals and water sports round out the perfect location to learn and relax at the same time. Remodeled in 2015, Lake Harmony Inn has clean, comfortable rooms and accommodating, helpful staff.

Lake Harmony Inn is located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, within a 2 hour drive from New York City, New Jersey and Philadelphia. This water front Inn sits in Lake Harmony’s downtown. Walking distance from restaurants, bars and night club. Onsite boat rentals are available in the summer. Centered around classic Pocono attractions that will keep you busy year round.

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Traveling to Training

The nearest airports are Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley.  Training is three consecutive days, starting the first day at 8AM and ending the last day at 5PM. Please arrange your travel plans accordingly.  Contact us if you have questions about your flight or travel options.


If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to speak with someone regarding this certification program, please drop us a quick message here or email hello@stokedyogi.com and we will respond within one business day.

Ready to apply? Click here.